"My first reaction was an unthinking pleasure. The alien creature in the glass was indisputably beautiful, every bit as beautiful as Alice or Esme. She was fluid even in stillness and her flawed face was pale as the moon against the frame of her dark, heavy hair. Her limbs were smooth and strong, skin glistening subtly, luminous as a pearl. My second reaction was horror.
Who was she? At first glance, I couldn't find my face anywhere in the smooth perfect planes of her face. And her eyes......." ~ Bella, seeing herself for the first time, chpt 20