After her transformation into a vampire, she develops it into the ability to project a mental shield that protects others from the psychic powers of other vampires. She is portrayed by Kristen Stewart in the movie adaptations.
Isabella Marie Swan was born on September 13, 1987, to Renée and Charlie Swan, a young couple living in the small town of Forks, Washington.
Bella expresses a desire to become a vampire herself, against Edward's wishes.
In the second novel, New Moon, Edward and the other Cullens leave Forks in an effort to keep Bella safe from the vampire world.
She is the adoptive sister-in-law of Alice and Emmett Cullen, and of Jasper and Rosalie Hale.