The halls of the Volturi castle were quiet as the two vampires who were not part of the large royal coven. Alice and Jasper were here on business a vision that Alice had had effected the Volturi greatly, one individual more greatly than others but business all the same.
Alice glanced briefly at the human secretary that was seated behind a wooden desk her eyes glued to the computer screen in front of her.
The tall golden sheathed doors loomed ahead, high up from the floor staring down in eager anticipation as Jasper leaned forward pushing them open wide onto the large auditorium. Three thrones sat upon a raised dais in the centre of the room drawing most of the attention but at this moment in time they were unoccupied.
Beside an old carved wooden table strewn with books, papers and scrolls stood Aro Volturi, the voice of the three leaders. Aro's raven black hair was pulled back from his face with a clip that was fastened at the back of his head; he stood with...