He grew up in a very old-fashioned family life style.
Edward wanted to enlist in the army during World War One, but that changed when he and his parents fell victim to the Spanish Influenza in 1918.
The sight of Edward's sparkling skin dazzles Bella immensely.
Bella and Edward become closer, eventually beginning a relationship; Edward invites her over to meet his family who are excited to meet her, except Rosalie. During the game, danger reveals itself in the form of a visiting vampire coven consisting of Laurent, Victoria, and James.
His father, Edward Masen Sr., died in the first wave of the influenza.
Before she died, Edward's mother, Elizabeth Masen, begged the doctor who was taking care of them, Dr.
Edward went through a rebellious period at the beginning of his vampire life and left Carlisle and Esme in 1928.
Edward takes Bella hiking to a meadow, a place he considers the most beautiful around the dank forest of Forks. Here, he shows her what sunlight does to his body for the first time.
To make it easier for them, Bella moved back to her birth town of Forks to live with her father.
Edward Anthony Masen lived in the early 1900s as a human.
The day after he returns, he saves Bella from being hit by a van, exposing his superhuman strength and speed.
Bella tries to confront him about it, but he refuses to tell her anything.
He believes her to be of interest because he cannot read her droll thoughts and dismiss her, as he has done for most of his vampire life.