Caroline completely ignored Kirk and spent the whole of dinner talking to Gwen.
Gwen used the same tactic. However, when she found out that Sean had hired the men to beat her father up, she couldn’t resist widening her eyes.
“You really did that?”
Sean analyzed the look on Gwen’s face. When he saw that she wasn’t angry, he smiled and said, ‘ Yes.”
Caroline couldn’t help but look over at Sean too.
“Why did you do that?” Gwen asked in confusion.
Sean replied, “It’s public responsibility to maintain public order.”
Gwen couldn’t help but splutter out a laugh.
After a moment, she stopped eating and asked, “Then … do you have a video of what happened?”
Sean had a playful look in his eyes. He seemed like he was getting what he wanted.
“I do. It’s at my place. Do you want to come over and watch it?”
After some debate, Gwen couldn’t resist the temptation. She bit her lip and asked, “Do I have to go to yours to watch it?”
“Yes. It’s proof of a crime, after all. I’m afraid that bringing it out might cause me trouble.”
Gwen bit her lip. “Alright then. Now?”
“Not a problem.” Sean was smiling.
He stood up and said, “Let’s go.”
Caroline wasn’t paying attention to their conversation at all. By the time she figured out what was
going on, Gwen had already picked up her coat.
She looked at Caroline guiltily. “Carol, I’m sorry. I’m going to leave first. Are you … going to be okay
Watching them both, Caroline could only smile. This was for her friend’s happiness, after all.”
Only then did Gwen feel relieved enough to leave.
After Gwen and Sean left, only Caroline and Kirk remained in the private room.
When Gwen had been there, Caroline could chat with her to distract herself. Now that Gwen was
gone, Caroline felt Kirk’s presence with every fiber of her being.
She wanted to run away.
But Kirk’s long legs were in her path of escape. Even if she tried to leave, Kirk would be able to
Caroline lowered her head and bit into her food viciously.
“That’s a meatball, not me.” Kirk’s voice rang out through the room.
Caroline couldn’t help but look up at him. How did Kirk know that she had been imagining that
the meatball was him?
Kirk laughed. “You only ever bite so hard when you’re angry. There’s only me in the room, so you
must be imagining me.”
Caroline pursed her lips and kept silent. She refused to talk to him. She let him fester in the quiet.
“Are you thinking about not talking to me so I’ll suffer in the silence?” Kirk asked with a smile.
Caroline’s eyes widened. It took a lot of effort to keep from asking how Kirk had seen through her.
He couldn’t have installed something in her brain, right?
“I didn’t install a surveillance device in your brain!”
Caroline couldn’t take it anymore.
She slammed her cutlery down on the table and looked at Kirk’s legs in her way.
Coldly, she said, “Do you mind putting your legs away?”
Kirk looked over at Caroline. The warm lights that shone on him made him look even more
When Caroline saw his face, her heart started racing wildly. She cursed herself for being so weak.
Her mind was buzzing. Not caring if Kirk retracted his legs, she stepped over them.
She was wearing high heels today. Since she was in a rush, she didn’t catch her balance. Her feet stumbled, and she fell into Kirk’s embrace.
By the time she reacted, she was already lying across Kirk’s body. Plus, some buttons on his shirt had popped out from the strain. His collarbones and muscled chest were revealed…
Caroline struggled to get up. She put a hand right on Kirk’s abs…
The touch made Caroline’s desire flare. She desperately wanted to linger there and touch her fill. Her thoughts were interrupted by a wave of laughter.