1. Compare and contrast the Jasper/Alice meeting and subsequent love with that of Bella and Edward? Is one destiny and the other choice?
Destiny? mmm, i don't think so jasper had a choice to ignore alice and walk away, but he immediately loved her so i'm pretty sure that's choice. Besides how are destinies formed if not by the choices that we make?
2. Do you think it’s odd that Jasper has a tone of reverence in his voice when he speaks of the Volturi?
No, because he was around so much battle and war for such a long time so he grew up thinking of nothing but practicalities, anything practical was good, and the volturi are so organized and well set he probably does respect them a little.
3. Do you feel that sometimes people in a powerful position have to make hard and ruthless decisions for the “greater” good?
Yes, but who are they to judge what is for the greater good. They may think it's for the best but they rarely ever put themselves in any other persons shoes to see how their decisions may impact everyone.
4. Discuss Carlisle’s loyalty to the Denali clan, versus his loyalty to the wolves.
Carlisle has met a lot of people, the denali clan is the only other clan that drinks animal blood, so that friendship probably runs deep, but so does his respect for the treaty for his treaty, he made the treaty to preserve peace, he's not a hypocrite, he wouldn't go back on his word like not not for anyone.