Laurel never knew what it was like to be loved. She never knew that she would be able to find it in a certain golden eyed vampire. Laurel Jane Swan lost both of her parents to an animal attack at the age of 10. Now, at the age of 18, a Senior in high school, she moves to dreary Forks, Washington to live with her Uncle Charlie Swan. Her cousin, Bella, is overly ecstatic, and eager for her to meet the Cullens. What will happen when she does? What does she know?