New Moon - Chapter 16 & 17 - Paris & Visitor

Join me as I break down Chapter 16 and 17 of New Moon, 'Paris' and 'Visitor' - in which we ponder whether werewolves can swim or if they just doggy paddle, Alice cements herself as the most useless seer ever, and Stephenie Meyer grasps desperately for a Romeo & Juliet allusion...

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