“A million dollars.” Caroline tossed him a smile.
Liam was at a loss for words.
Thankfully, the waiter entered the room to serve the food. It helped to ease the tension so that things wouldn’t turn awkward.
After the waiter left, hatred flashed across Liam’s eyes, and he pointed at the dishes on the table.” Let’s enjoy ourselves first. We’ll talk about it later.”
Picking up the cutlery, Caroline gestured for Jack to come over, and the three of them had their meals together. The atmosphere was rather pleasant, even though they rarely spoke when they
After half an hour, they were full. The waiter came into the room once again to clear the table and serve them dessert.
Seeing how Liam kept on checking the time, Caroline asked, “Are you in a rush to go somewhere?”
“Then why are you checking the time so frequently?”
“I wanted to see if it was time.”
“Time for what?”
Raising his eyes to look at Caroline, Liam smiled at her and said, “It’s nothing. You’ll know what it
is soon. Let’s continue our talk from just now, shall we?”
unsettling, and it gave her an ominous feeling.
She glanced at Jack, who stared back at her with alarmed eyes. He had the same premonition as her.
“We’ll talk about it some other time,” said Caroline, standing up.
All of a sudden, a wave of dizziness washed over her. She even had to hold on to the table for support.
“What was in the food?” She raised her eyes at Liam, glowering.
Liam simply laughed. “Isn’t it a bit too late for you to notice it?”
Caroline’s expression changed. Hastily, she turned to look at Jack, who swayed, obviously drugged, just like her.
Alarm bells started ringing in her head. She quickly pinched her arm, and the pain cleared her head a little.
Grabbing Jack’s arm, she dashed for the door but was stopped in her tracks when she saw two brawny men blocking their path.
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