This felt strange because it was familiar in a haunting, uncomfortable way. And like Diego’d said, hunting smart just took a little brains and patience. Meals and gods, both coming from the dregs. The book is written from the viewpoint of Bree, as opposed to the rest of the series which is predominantly narrated by character Bella Swan. I was the only one who tried, and that was solely out of self-preservation. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Riley’s house was the last place I wanted to spend the rest of my night. A little flicker of movement to my left caught my eye. Set in the weeks before the big fight in Eclipse, it tells the story of newborn vampire Bree Tanner, a former runaway with no place to go. He must have heard the sigh. Riley’s not here.”. He was just talking to me. “Oh man,” Diego said, shaking his head. Take the humans that no one was going to miss, the ones who weren’t headed home to a waiting family, the ones who wouldn’t be reported missing. For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now. They hide in a cave and discuss their human lives, and how Riley came to offer them a second life as a vampire. Of course, we all slipped up a lot, and Riley would read the papers and groan and yell at us and break stuff—like Raoul’s favorite video-game system. Watching him carefully for some sign of a trick, I darted forward and snagged the girl. Unfortunately tonight Riley’d sent me out with two of the most useless vampires in existence. If you really stand out, can you ever fit in? “I’ll show you how a real superhero hunts.” He grinned wide. Their kind ain’t nothing but bad news.”. The problem with humans was that they just never had enough blood in them. The clowns in the alley tonight pretending to be superheroes hadn’t been doing anything the rest of us couldn’t do. This one was even better than the last. Finally he blurted out, “Worst high five ever.”, I sniffed, irritated. I felt different with him. “Go for it,” he told me, nodding to the limp girl on the ground. He took a few steps back and lit a match. I remember how hard it is in the beginning.”. He bounded across the dock toward the road that ran along the waterfront. It’s a way to stay alive.”. Together they learn that sunlight is not dangerous to vampires as they had believed and decide to share this information with their coven leader, Riley. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Mind reading and tracking and even seeing the future.”, “I’m not kidding. Together they decide that Riley is using them as pawns, and that he might be lying to them. Riley spots Bree and tells her that Diego is doing surveillance work with "her" and will return to join them in the fight. Kevin sprang over the upside-down Honda and punched out the driver’s side window, which had somehow stayed intact up to that point. I was about to get the other one, but Diego was there before me, the pimp already on his back. So it's not her fault, but she gets punished anyway." THE NEWSPAPER HEADLINE GLARED AT ME FROM a little metal vending machine: SEATTLE UNDER SIEGE—DEATH TOLL RISES AGAIN. I would love to see the other books in the series in the future should Stephenie Meyer's revisit this world. Kevin jumped into the middle of the street just as the lights from a car swung around to illuminate the cracked pavement with a blue-white gleam. I swam down to him, hooking his bodies with one hand on my way. It quenched the fire in my throat, calmed the nagging, itching emptiness in my stomach. This is an sentiment that I totally agree with. Bree arrives at the battle to find the newborn vampires being massacred by the Cullens and thinks Diego is already dead because she cannot see or smell him anywhere. I heard him and Kevin snarling at each other, and then a wet tearing sound as the woman’s screams cut off. He turned away slightly and looked up at the black sky. Jane refuses to give second chances, arguing it would adversely affect the Volturi reputation as law enforcers among the vampires. A few rounds of this, and then Riley would bring home another handful of vampirized dregs kids to replace the ones he’d lost. "[8] USA Today also responded with a positive review and noted, "Reading Bree's story enriches our reading of the Twilight saga and will enhance enjoyment of the Eclipse movie". The last time I’d sat at a table with someone, that someone had been Riley. Diego was already finished with the man. They decide to restrain her until the Volturi arrive. But will it be enough to keep her alive at the mageborn's Academy? Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Jane is dissatisfied with their explanations and interrogates Bree, torturing her.