The Twilight Saga

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The Twilight Saga

  1. 1. SHORT SUMMARY OF THE TWILIGHT SAGA By Manpreet Sandhu
  2. 2. The Twilight Saga is a series of 4 books… Twilight New Moon Eclipse Breaking DawnThese vampire-themed fantasy romance novels are written by American author Stephenie Meyer.
  3. 3. Since the release of the first novel, Twilight, in2005, the books have gained enormous popularity and marketable achievement around the world.Shortly after the novels were then created into film adaptions and proved to be most successful.
  4. 4. TWILIGHT SUMMARY Bella Swan moves from Phoenix, Arizona to live with her father in Forks, Washington as her mother remarries a baseball player.After moving to Forks, Bella finds herself drawn to a mysterious, handsome boy, Edward Cullen. She eventually learns that he is a member of a vampire family. Edward and Bella fall in love, but James, a vicious vampire from another coven, is drawn to Bella’s blood. Edward and the other Cullens defend Bella. She escapesto Phoenix, Arizona, where she is tricked into confronting James, who tries to kill her. She is seriously wounded, but Edward rescues her and they return to Forks, having killed James.
  5. 5. NEW MOON SUMMARY Edward and his family leave Forks because he believes he is endangering Bellas life. Bella falls into a deep depression, until she develops a strong friendship with Jacob Black., who she later discovers can shape-shift into a wolf. Jacob and the other wolvesin his tribe must protect Bella from Victoria, a vampire seeking to avenge the death of her mate James, by killing Bella. A misunderstanding occurs, and Edward believes Bella is dead. Edward decides to commit suicide in Volterra, Italy, but he is stopped by Bella, who is accompanied by Edwards sister, Alice. They meet with the Volturi, a powerful vampire coven, and arereleased only on the condition that Bella be turned into a vampirein the near future. Bella and Edward are reunited, and she and the Cullens return to Forks.
  6. 6. ECLIPSE SUMMARY The vampire Victoria has created an army of "newborn"vampires to battle the Cullen family and murder Bella for revenge.Meanwhile, Bella is compelled to choose between her relationship with Edward and her friendship with Jacob. Edwards vampire family and Jacobs werewolf pack join forces to successfully destroy Victoria and her vampire army. In the end, Bella chooses Edwards love over Jacobs and agrees to marry him.
  7. 7. BREAKING DAWN SUMMARYBella and Edward are married, but their honeymoon is cut short when Bella discovers that she is pregnant. Her pregnancyprogresses rapidly, severely weakening her. She nearly dies giving birth to her and Edwards half-vampire-half-human daughter, Renesmee, but Edward injects Bella with his venom to save herlife and turns her into a vampire. A vampire from another coven sees Renesmee and mistakes her for an "immortal child". She informs the Volturi, as the existence of such beings violates vampire law. The Cullens gather vampire witnesses who can verify that Renesmee is not an immortal child. After an intense confrontation, the Cullens and their witnesses convince theVolturi that the child poses no danger to vampires or their secret, and they are left in peace by the Volturi.
  8. 8. THREE MAIN CHARACTERSEdward Cullen. Jacob Black. Bella Swan
  9. 9. The number of Twilight fans worldwide remains immense.The Twilight Saga has set new standards in the sphere of teenage film and literature.

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