Christina rolled her eyes at him in response. “You always use that excuse!” she protested softly with a pout
“All is fair in love and war” Nathaniel made no attempts to hide his glee after gaining the upper hand.
The two of them were so close to each other that he could feel her breath on his face. Christina couldn’t even tell if it was the alcohol or her anger that made her face burn bright red. “Let go of met It hurts!”
Nathaniel found himself unable to resist her when he heard those words. Fearing that he was actually hurting her, he quickly released his grip on her.
After taking a moment to stabilize herself, Christina glared at him cautiously as though he were a burglar in her house.
Thinking that she had gone to buy him a present, Nathaniel decided to drop the topic and reached his hand out. “All right; let’s put this matter aside for now. Where is it? Give it to me”
“What are you talking about?” Christina asked with a confused frown.
“The present. I saw it,” Nathaniel replied with a snicker. Still trying to put up an act, is she?
Christina massaged her forehead as she explained, “That was a gift I got for Midas.”
The look on Nathaniel’s face changed as soon as he heard that. “You bought another man a present?”
Christina couldn’t help but be amazed by his ability to get jealous at any given moment over anything at all.
The two of them then stood there and stared at each other in complete silence. As Christina had to wake up early for work tomorrow, she decided not to waste any more time arguing with Nathaniel.
“I’m going to bed. The kids aren’t home tonight, so don’t even think about coming into my room.” Christina said as she made her way toward the bedroom
She had just stepped through the door when Nathaniel grabbed her wrist and spun her in circles before pinning her down on the bed.
Christina didn’t dare move a muscle when she felt his warm breath on her face.
Nathaniel then kicked her slippers off and rolled over, pulling Christina into his arms as he said lazily. “I waited over an hour for you, only to find out that you were giving another man a present. I can’t believe you have the audacity to make me sleep in the guest room, Christina! Since when did you become so heartless?”
Christina was physically weaker, so she didn’t even bother resisting because she wouldn’t be able to break free anyway.
All she did was pull her arm out from between them and get into a more comfortable position.
It didn’t take long for them to both fall asleep that night.
Nathaniel was nowhere in sight by the time Christina woke up the next morning. His side of the bed was still slightly warm to the touch, though,
Realizing that she was still wearing the gown from last night. Christina washed up and changed into at
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fresh set of clothes before leaving the room. The breakfast that Nathaniel bought her had already been laid out on the dining table.
After grabbing a quick bite, Christina returned to the studio and got to work.
Upon booting up her computer, she saw an email from Azure’s assistant reminding her to pick up the
Christina replied to that email with a picture of her design drawing so that they could have a look.
The assistant gave her a call shortly after. “Mrs. Lazuli is very satisfied with your design. She even prepared a gift for you.”
“I’m just doing my job. My designs cost quite a lot, after all,” Christina was rather confident in her own capabilities.
“Please accept Mrs. Lazuli’s token of appreciation,” the assistant said in a professional tone. Realizing that he was simply trying to do his job, Christina decided not to decline the offer.
“All right, then. Please give my thanks to Mrs. Lazuli”
Feeling satisfied, the assistant then hung up the phone after saying goodbye.
Moments later. Rayne entered Christina’s office with an exquisite-looking box “Hi, Christina! The deliveryman said this is for you!”
Thinking it was probably the present from Azure, Christina nodded and stepped forward to open it.
Inside the box were a gorgeous pink dress and crystal shoes. It was incredibly well made in terms of craftsmanship, and the materials used were top-notch as well.
Rayne’s eyes went wide instantly. “Is it from Mr. Hadley? He sure is thoughtful?”
Christina was not expecting Azure to gift her something so expensive. “You seem to have gotten a lot nosier lately,” she said with a smile.
“It’s in a woman’s nature to be nosy!” Rayne stuck her tongue out at Christina before returning to her desk.
Christina then placed the box in her dressing room and got back to work. I only have two more weeks left to get this done, so I need to pick up the pace!
Julia called when it was almost time to get off work and asked her to bring the kids over for dinner at the Hadley residence.
Naturally, Christina did not decline her invitation as she didn’t want her quarrels with Nathaniel to affect his parents and the kids.
She packed her stuff and left the office shortly after ending the call.
Christina had just reached the elevator when her phone started ringing again.
She decided not to answer it when she saw Nathaniel’s name on the caller ID. Christina had just put the phone back into her handbag when the elevator doors opened, and she saw Nathaniel standing in front of
The air froze with awkwardness when the two of them made eye contact. Nathaniel had a little furrow
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between his eyebrows as he put his phone back into his pocket. “Well? What are you waiting for? Get in.”
Christina stepped into the elevator with an icy-cold look on her face. “I’m making a trip to the mall”
It had been a long time since she visited, so she didn’t want to show up empty-handed.
“I’ll go with you. Sebastian, pick up the kids from the kindergarten,” Nathaniel said.
“Understood, Mr. Hadley.”
The three of them then split up upon arriving at the parking lot.
Christina and Nathaniel went to a nearby mall and bought tons of stuff before heading over to the Hadley
Their car pulled up outside the house about twenty minutes later.
Christina saw Julia playing with Lucas and Camila in the courtyard the moment she got out of the car.
Camila motioned at Julia to lean in close as she whispered, “Mommy has moved out of Scenic Garden Manor, Grandma! We’re living in a condominium now!”
Julia gasped in shock when she heard that. What? Since when did the two of them start living separately? This simply won’t do!
Lucas quickly stepped forward and explained. “That’s because Daddy made Mommy angry. It’s not her fault”
I don’t want Mommy and Daddy to live separately either, but I won’t take Daddy’s side unless he learns to treat Mommy right!
Julia’s expression slid into a frown. Those two must have gotten into a fight.
After giving it some thought, she turned toward the butler and whispered something into his ear. The two kids ran toward Christina the moment they heard the car pull up outside.
Christina handed the stuff she bought over to the housekeeper before greeting Julia, “Hi, Mom! Sorry to keep you waiting!”
“Don’t worry about it! Come on in! Dinner is ready!” Julia replied as she led Christina and the kids into the house, completely ignoring Nathaniel.
After they were seated at the dining table, the butler placed two bowls of traditional medicine in front of Christina and Nathaniel
It had a really strong smell, which was the same as the one the housekeeper served her back at Scenic
There’s just no running away from this, huh?