If I tried to write Midnight Sun now, in my current frame of mind, James would probably win and all the Cullens would die."
—Stephenie Meyer, unknowingly giving some anti-Twilight fans some ideasMidnight Sun
was originally going to be the fifth novel in the Twilight
series. It was basically a Perspective Flip
of the first book, showing Edward's side of the story. Depending on your views regarding the series, this may be either an intriguing character study or a cheap rehash. Either way, however, it was not to be; the manuscript was somehow leaked and the author, Stephenie Meyer, apparently felt so betrayed over the whole thing that she scrapped the project. The manuscript, however, lives on.
A Dramatic Reading
has been done by Man Without A Body.
Midnight Sun provides examples of: