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New Book, New Genders For 'Twilight' Characters

10 years after "Twilight" was first published, Stephenie Meyer is swapping Bella's and Edward's genders in "Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined."

By Kaileen Gaul | October 6, 2015

Stephenie Meyer gave her fans a somewhat unique gift for "Twilight's" 10th anniversary. On Tuesday she released "Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined." (Video via Summit Entertainment

So what's so reimagined about this new book?

"Say it out loud," said Edward Cullen in "Twilight," "Say it." (Video via Summit Entertainment)

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Gender swap! In the new book, Bella is Beau and Edward is Edythe. But don't worry you Twihards, it's still a teen, vampire love story.

Meyer told "Good Morning America" it bothered her that some readers saw Bella as a damsel in distress, so she wanted to switch up the genders.

And that's a fair point, because both Edward and Jacob spend huge parts of each book saving Bella.

(Video via Summit Entertainment)

But don't get your hopes up for a whole new series or even a movie version of the new book. 

Meyer said on "Good Morning America," "I think that this is just one version with Beau."

Many Twitter users are all about the Twilight revival. But the series will always have its critics.

"Did your Twilight experience turn out to be what you expected," asked Shaun Robinson on Access Hollywood.

"Oh," sighed Robert Pattinson. 

This video includes images from Getty Images. 

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