"Maybe she created Riley, with the intention of creating an army THROUGH Riley. So she needed him to "grow up", reach closer to his year mark so that he could think about more than just Blood, Blood, Blood. Maybe she first comes to Forks…"
"I thought of another reason. We know that Riley was about a year in Eclipse so he was probably created when the Cullens were away (during NM). Edward had told Alice to NOT be watching Bella. He didn't say anything about Victoria, but it is…"
"1. She would not see everything in the stock market because you are right there are way too many variables. But she could see big things, huge recessions, a company collapse, 9/11, etc. etc. All these things affect people and therefore she would be…"
"stock market ,weather
Two problems with this.
1. The stock market is immensely complicated. It involves hundreds of thousands of complete strangers. If Alice can only see the futures of those close to her, how can she see the futures of these…"
"I personally do not think that Alice's powers are as big a "plot hole" as others seem to think. SM makes it clear over and over that Alice's gift is not 100% accurate so why other people expect her to know all and see all is just…"
"My theory is because Victoria didn't know what she was doing when she created Riley. She had the idea to create an army to go after Bella, but she doesn't really know how to make an army. However she does know that SHE can't make the…"
"Alice's powers are all over the damn place; one moment she can see everything, the next she can't see a damn thing.
When Meyer wants to create suspense, all of a sudden Alice's visions are on the fritz.
When Meyer wants an easy fix to…"
"it's not a plat hole. Victoria is aware of Alice's powers, so she is making someone else make the decisions, because she knows she's being constantly watched. I don't think Alice can see everything Victoria does- meaning: feeding…"