I shook the little golden locket into his palm. It was round with a slender vine border carved around the outside edge of the circle. Edward popped the tiny catch and looked inside. There was space for a small picture and, on the opposite side, an inscription in French.
"Do you know what this says?" he asked in a different tone, more subdued than before
"The shopkeeper told me it said something along the lines of 'more than my own life'. Is that right?"
"Yes, he had it right." ~ Bella and Edward, chpt 34