This really bothered me too. Like why is she keeping this a secret from Paul? I get that if she told him them everything about Claire would likely come out, but it still doesn't seem believable for Amber to be that scared of Claire. Weird bit about Claire having to remind Amber of how creepy Edward was back in the day. Why she block out those memories? PTSD? Also, I'm surprised Amber and Paul haven't run off since the death of Ambers parents. Why stay around Claire?I’m also frustrated because, ok, so Edward left and she doesn’t want Paul to find out about him, but at the same time... she was just assaulted in her home and her instinct is to hide in the bathroom and fix herself up so her husband won’t notice. I get that people don’t always act rationally, but lies upon lies is just going to make things worse, no? He’ll be less likely to believe you the worse it gets.
I think it was real, but after he finished he added more drugs to her IV. My understanding is that she was just starting to come out of the coma right and Edward came in and raped her, but that she was able to "play dead" long enough for him to leave. I assumed her crashing was her body reacting to getting some of the drug then her pulling out the IV's.So was the rape scene real or not? Because the last line is 'she is crashing'. I find it hard to tell the difference between dream and reality.
That part confused me too. Did Amber's mom really say that to her, or is it a weird flashback that is suppose to be unreliable? Did Amber's (Taylor's) parents feel so badly for Claire that they spoiled her and turned a blind eye to how crazy she was?Ok now I'm really confused, so it's not Amber's diaries we are reading but Claire's, and Amber was Taylor, Taylor was builled at school and Claire was the one that kept moving and getting kicked out, but she made friends with Taylor and Claire killed her parents and then moved in with Taylor and her family. The mother at the spa was Amber's actual mother and Claire was still the favourite child?