My Bossy CEO Husband, Chapter 190: Ray Is Missing
Brian’s expression was stone cold as he watched Eris begging on her knees.
“I’m sorry! I know I was wrong.Brian, please forgive me.From now on, I’ll treat Wendy sincerely and never do anything to hurt her again.Please don’t leave me.I’m begging you.I’m willing to do anything as long as I can be with you.If you want, I’ll even go to Wendy and ask for her forgiveness.Would that be enough?”
Eris was crying hysterically that her makeup was smudged and ruined.
Well, she and Brian had been in love for many years.
Although Brian promised Wendy he would break up with Eris, he did not have the heart to do so.
At that moment, he heaved a heavy sigh and said, “Stop.I need some time to think about it.”
‘’What? What do you need to think about? Are you thinking about breaking up with me? That can’t be!”
At the thought of that, Eris trembled in fear.
‘’No! I can’t lose you, Brian.Without you, I…No! Fear and anxiety could be seen in Eris’ face as she thought of what would happen if she lost him.With that, she held him tighter and begged, “Brian, we’ve been together for years.I’ll do anything for you.Have I ever treated you badly before?”
Brian did not say anything.To be fair, Eris had been good to him.Not once did she ever disappoint him until now.
Suddenly, Eris let go of him, and to his surprise, took off her shirt, revealing a scar under her collarbone.She pointed at it and asked, “Brian, have you forgotten about this? I got this when I tried to save you in the bar.Have you forgotten what you said to me at that time?”
While stifling a sob, she looked at Brian with tearful eyes and continued, “You promised you’d treat me well for the rest of your life and never leave me no matter what.”
The said scar was more than 10 centimeters in length.
Fortunately, after a series of treatments, it faded and could not be seen unless someone looked at it closely.
Nevertheless, it was still there, etched in Eris’ skin.
Brian stared at it for a moment, lost in thought.
Three years ago, a conflict happened between him and his own family.
In a fit of anger, he went to a bar to drink and cool off.
He got so inebriated that he flew into rage, which angered a group of thugs who happened to be there as well.
As a result, they besieged him and beat him up all.
He thought he was finished at that time, so he started accepting his fate.
Fortunately, Eris arrived just in time.
She rushed to him and blocked the knife that was meant for him.
Not only that, she stalled time until the police arrived.
Brian closed his eyes as he recalled that.
‘Yes.I did promise her that I’d treat her well and never leave her”
“Brian, I’ve been with you for a long time, and I’ve never done anything to displease you.I admit I was wrong.I shouldn’t have said those words to hurt Wendy, nor should I have lied to you.Even so, you can’t forget all the good things I’ve done just because of one mistake.Tears welled up in Eris’ eyes as she spoke.
With a sigh, Brian wiped the tears that were streaming down her face.
Eris cried again and trembled at his touch.
“We’re engaged.What are you so worried about?” Brian asked, a gentle smile on his face.
He finally made a concession.
At that moment, he straightened Eris’ clothes and continued, “Wendy is your sister, and we’re the ones who hurt her.Let’s stop this.After all, it’s not easy for her to stay in the showbiz.”
Eris’s blood boiled upon hearing that.
But, of course, she did not show it.
She was mad that Brian was still concerned about Wendy after all this time.
The more he was like that, the more Eris wanted to destroy Wendy’s life and career.
“Brian,” Eris asked tearfully, “do you think that I bribed the man who exposed Wendy’s past?”
Brian was taken aback.
“Weren’t you?” he asked in suspicion.
“Of course not! I was the one who found Oakley back then.Honestly, I wish I could take that fact to my grave.How could I take the initiative to find him again and make him expose the past to the public?”
Brian pondered for a moment and thought that Eris’ words made sense.
‘’What she said does make sense.A clever person wouldn’t do such a stupid thing”
Suddenly, what Eris had said to Wendy on the phone crossed his mind.
“When you talked to Wendy—”
“I was mad!” Eris interrupted him.
“I hate her.I don’t want her to get close to you, so I told her that I asked someone to do that to her.”
“If that’s the case, how did the truth get exposed?” he asked suspiciously.
“I don’t know.Maybe it’s just a coincidence.Wendy was in the live program, and Oakley happened to be in the audience.He must’ve recognized her, so he jumped at the chance to tell the whole world the truth.”
‘’Could a coincidence be so timely and convenient?” Brian could not help but doubt the circumstance.
“Brian, I promise you, it wasn’t me! I admit I don’t like Wendy, but I wouldn’t do such a cruel thing to her.Look at me.Do I look like I can do that? Do t look like a bad person to you?”
Although what Eris was saying made sense, Brian still had not forgotten what he had heard on the phone.
As he was looking at her without saying anything, Eris’ heart pounded wildly in her chest.
‘’****! Brian is really suspicious of me” Eris wiped the tears off her face and asked, “Brian, are you mad that I lied to you, or is it because I hurt Wendy?”
Brian fell stunned.It took him a few seconds before he was able to reply.
“Of course I’m mad because you lied to me!”
Eris clung on to his arm and cried out, “I’m sorry! It’s all my fault.It’s just that I care too much about you.Brian, it won’t happen again, I promise.”
“Okay, okay.Just stop crying.”
“Brian, I love you!”
“I love you, too.”
At that moment, Eris let out a sigh of relief.
It was only then that she found out that she was sweating all over.
She thought Brian was going to break up with her.
Fortunately, she was clever.She was able to maneuver things to her favor.
Eris got up and leaned against him.
Gritting her teeth, she looked in the distance with her eyes narrowed and thought, ‘’Wendy, you’re in deep, deep trouble.It appears that you’re still trying to put a wedge between me and Brian.Sad to say, but you failed.I’m coming for you, Wendy.Just you wait”
Brian might be holding Eris in his arms, but his mind was adrift.He finally calmed down and could now think straight.
It no longer matter to him whether or not Eris was pretending to be kind.
One thing was for sure: this had to end now.
His father was seriously ill, and he had just stabilized the company’s shares.
If his fiancee got involved in a scandal these days, it would be problematic.
At the thought of this, Brian took a deep breath, and his hold on Eris’ hand tightened unconsciously.
Eris hugged him back tighter.
At the filming site, Wendy was furiously rubbing the back of her hand on the lavatory.She had been washing her hand for quite a while that it had already turned red.
It was only when she was satisfied that she rinsed her hand and turned the faucet off.
‘’**** it!’’ She was disgusted at Brian for holding her hand.
In all honesty, it took willpower to restrain herself not to slap him across his face.
‘’What a piece of ****!’’ Wendy shuddered in disgust as she remembered Brian’s touch again.
She turned the faucet on and washed her hand hard for the second time.
‘’Brian, you son of a *****! How dare you ask me to be your mistress? Ah, ****! Just thinking about what you’ve said makes me want to throw up.All this time, I thought that even though you were shameless and hypocritical, your feelings for Eris were genuine.I didn’t expect that it was all just a lie.Well, it’s okay, though.You’re a hypocrite, and Eris is a *****.You two are a perfect match” Wendy no longer cared if Brian would stay true to his words.
Not only that, she did not care what he and Eris would do next.She just planted the seeds of doubt in Brian’s mind.
In the afternoon, the fine and sunny weather changed.
Dark clouds rolled in the sky.
Not only that, a wave of thunder boomed, and lightning flashed from time to time.
For some reason, Wendy’s eye twitched during the filming.
She surmised it must have been because of the weather, but she suddenly remembered an old Chinese saying.
“A twitch of the left eye forecasts fortune, but a twitch of the right eye may forecast disaster.”
“****! My right eye is twitching!’ Wendy had a sinking feeling in her heart.
It did not take long before she found out why she felt that way.
Now that it was break time, Wendy finally turned on her phone.
To her surprise, there were more than a dozen missed calls from Ryan.
Just as she was about to call back, he called again.
Fortunately, she was able to answer it at once.
“Wendy, it’s me.”
Ryan’s voice was low and serious.
“There’s something you need to know.Ray…is missing! “