"Disappointed?" I asked, my ringing voice impassive.
He laughed. "Yes." he admitted.
I felt the shock break through the composed mask on my face, followed instantly by the hurt...
but Edward wrapped his arms tightly around my newly frozen form, pressing his lips against my cheek. "I was rather hoping that I'd be able to hear your mind, now that it is more similar to my own," he murmured "And here I am as frustrated as ever, wondering what could possibly be going on inside your head." ~ Bella and Edward, chpt 20