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The Enigmatic Return novel Chapter 15

Neera remained calm as though it was all within her expectations.

The other people seemed incredulous, especially Joanna!

That's impossible! How did she manage to treat Sire?

No one knew Jean's condition better than she did.

The last time he was down with a fever, he was unconscious for three full days before he woke up.

This time, he woke up in less than two hours.

Could that woman… be a more skillful doctor than I am?

Joanna was not ready to admit it. She went to check on Jean's condition herself.

Jean was slowly regaining consciousness. It took him some time before his eyes focused.

The first people he saw were Ian and Joanna standing next to the bed.

Ian was visibly emotional. "You're awake, Sire! I'm so glad you're okay!"

Joanna was also looking at him, though she was trying very hard to hide the infatuation in her eyes. "How do you feel now, Sire? Do you feel uncomfortable anywhere?"

Jean frowned. He had a headache, his entire body was burning, and he felt weak.

Other than that, he was fine.

"My head is spinning, and I feel weak, but that's about it," he said hoarsely.

Ian quickly handed him a glass of warm water.

Joanna could not believe it. "That's it? Nothing else?"

"Mm," Jean replied after wetting his throat. He glanced at her and said, "I woke up pretty fast this time, and I didn't feel as bad. Looks like you've become more skillful."

Joanna's face turned red as though someone slapped her.

In all her years treating Jean's condition, he had never praised her before.

She was praised this time, but she was not the one who saved him!

Remembering how she had dressed down the other woman earlier, she felt that her face was burning.

"Heh." Neera, who had been watching from the sidelines, let out a chuckle.

Joanna's expression sank, and she glared at Neera. "Why are you laughing?"

"Nothing. I was suddenly reminded of a very funny joke. Please don't mind me," Neera said.

Joanna said angrily, "Why are you so smug? You got lucky this time! Don't tell me you really think that acupuncture can actually save Sire's life!"

Neera was not angry. She said, "You've already seen with your own eyes what acupuncture can do. The man is already awake. Isn't that the best proof you can get? I'm actually surprised that a doctor of medicine like you can claim that luck can save a patient…"

She turned her head and spoke to Ian, "I'd suggest you replace the doctor. Someone as unprofessional as her can actually get your employee killed one day!"

Ian had no retort to that.

"You!" Joanna was furious. She wanted to say something when Jean interrupted her.

"Why are you here?" Jean spoke, but the question was directed at Neera.

He remembered the incident at the baths yesterday night, which made him even more surprised to see her in his suite.

Neera smirked and looked into his eyes, but she did not answer her.

She was also thinking about the incident last night, and she was still angry about it.

Ian explained, "Sire, it's all thanks to her that you regained consciousness so quickly this time. She saved you, not Dr. Bridges."

Jean was surprised when he heard that. He stared at Neera, amazed that she was not only beautiful but also a skilled doctor.

"Thank you for saving my life. You can let Ian know your charges, and he'll transfer the money to you," he said out of courtesy.

Neera smirked nonchalantly. "Nah, I don't need your money. If my children hadn't begged me to interfere, I wouldn't even have bothered. Now that you're okay, it's time for us to leave."

She turned around and spoke to her children, "He's okay now. Shall we go?"

The triplets nodded and said, "Mommy, you're the best!"

Sammy added, "That must be hard work, Mommy. You're an angel."

Penny smiled sweetly at Jean on the bed. "I told you that my mommy is amazing. Do you believe me now?"

Jean's cold gaze became gentle.

The three children helped me again!

He could not resist smiling. He patted Penny's head and said, "Thank you."

Penny waved her hand and said, "Don't mention it. You need to take care of your health. If it worsens, you won't get someone as skillful as Mommy to save you!"

Sammy added, "You should find a better doctor, Mr. Handsome. It seems like doctors of medicine aren't cut out for it."

Joanna's face turned pale with anger. She could tell that Sammy was talking about her.

Jean replied, "Mm. I'll think about it."

Penny and Samme nodded in satisfaction. They waved goodbye to Jean and left with their mother.


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