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The Enigmatic Return novel Chapter 448

That question silenced everyone in the room. They all turned to look at Adriana.

Calmly, she sat down on the sofa and briefly glanced at them.

Then she said, "I think Neera is very competent. She's good."

Everyone was astounded with her response, especially after they poured in great effort to persuade her.

Both Alfonso and Susan were irritated.

Marnie scowled and glared at her daughter.

She questioned, "What's so great about her? Didn't you notice the backlash your company received online? How could you keep praising her? Is there no end to your favoritism?"

Adriana replied calmly, "Yes, I'm aware."

Then she countered, "But...did you grasp the situation? The fact that the crisis didn't happen wasn't due to Neera's incompetence. Quite the opposite; it's because she did it too well.

"She sold those products far too well in a short time, drawing envy and jealousy from the business rival. People couldn't stand watching Startales dominate the market, so they plotted to smear its image with false claims.

"The issue has been clarified, and the crisis has been resolved. Within two days, she had efficiently handled the crisis."

"Moreover, she brilliantly flipped the situation in our favor. The company's credibility has been restored, and sales have doubled. This achievement is solely hers! Tell me, where did she fall short?"

Adriana's gaze swept across the room, finally settling on Alfonso.

Her gaze was piercing.

She questioned, "Do you believe you could respond as quickly and expertly if Garcia Group encountered a similar crisis? Do Fain Enterprises have this capability?"

Alfonso was rendered speechless and unable to respond.

He contemplated internally. If we had run into such a problem, it might have been thrown into turmoil. How are we going to handle the crisis in such a short time?

Understanding something and admitting it are two different things.

With a mix of humiliation and defiance, Alfonso retorted, "Of course I could! Are you doubting my competence?"

Adriana just chuckled coldly. Her reaction said it all.

Indeed, she had reservations about Alfonso's competence. She understood her brother's abilities all too well. If this man were competent, the Garcia Group wouldn't be struggling as it is now.

Understanding the subtle undertone, Alfonso was livid.

"What are you implying? I'm your brother. If you don't want to help, that's fine, but are you belittling me?"

"You're reading too much into it," Adriana responded nonchalantly.

Alfonso, increasingly frustrated, retorted, "You very well know if I am! Yes, my company might not match up with yours, but at the end of the day, you carry the Garcia name too. Given the predicament of the company, why is it difficult for you to help? You would rather help Neera than your flesh and blood. Do you want my company ruined?"

Adriana sneered in response to his query, "Aren't you the reason Garcia Group ended up in this situation? The mismanagement and decisions you made are what brought it here.

"And why shouldn't I assist Neera? Have you forgotten that she's a family and that girl carries our bloodline? You accuse me of being biased. Sure, I am.

"When you heartlessly threw her out, did it ever cross your mind that she is the child of the woman who co-founded our empire? As her biological father, you didn't fulfill any fatherly duties, not even recognizing her existence, leaving her to fend for herself.

"Why can't I, as her aunt, make it up to her?

Adriana was upset at this point. She chided, "Let me be clear, I've handed the ANXIN Group over to Neera. The entire group belongs to her now. It's not my decision to help your company. If you're looking for help, you've come to the wrong person."

Upon hearing her declaration, Susan exclaimed panickedly, "You can't be serious! Are you handing over such a massive group to Neera?"

She couldn't believe Adriana would be so generous.

Adriana chuckled, her laughter tinged with a hint of sarcasm.

Retorting, she questioned, "Why shouldn't I?"

As she spoke, she swiftly pulled a document from her handbag and placed it on the coffee table. It was the agreement detailing the transfer of ANXIN Group's shares to Neera.

"If you don't believe me, see for yourself."

They began to worry when they saw the document and her response.

The Gracias quickly scrambled and read the agreement.

As they went through the transfer details and their signatures, their faces paled simultaneously.


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