Bella accidently gets a paper cut while unwrapping a gift, which turns things violent as the scent of her blood overwhelms Edward’s brother Jasper, who then attempts to kill her. In order to protect Bella, Edward leaves town with the rest of his family. His sudden departure leaves Bella heartbroken. In a constant state of depression, she turns to her friend Jacob Black for comfort and solace. Meanwhile, Jacob is also hiding an enormous secret of his own, which if Bella happens to discover, would make things even more complicated.