It is 6 years since the Volturi failed to battle the Cullens at the baseball field. Edward and Bella have been raising Renesmee while attending Dartmouth. Jacob stays with them to help and protect, but also allows Renesmee to home school him.
Carlisle and the rest of the family have remained in Forks leading relatively easy, low key lives. But recently, Alice has been getting visions she doesn't understand and they are making her ill. Edward and Carlisle have been trying to help her, communicating
long distances. Finally they decide it wouldn't hurt to have Alice visit New Hampshire for a while, theorizing that perhaps the problem is externally located in Forks.
The Cullen Mansion in New Hampshire is just as large as the Cullen Family Mansion in Forks and just as secluded. This house has been in the 'family' for decades, Alice and Jasper have their 'regular' suite, Renesmee occupies Rosalie's room on the same floor. Bella and Edward have been living in Carlisle and Esme's suite on the top floor.
It is the Friday before St. Valentine's Day. A day Edward always looks forward to because Bella allows him to spoil her in honor of the holiday. This year, Edward has planned to drive her to a mount ski resort where he's reserved a private Chalet…