It was until Everly choked and coughed out a mouthful of water.She looked at him in a daze and then proceeded to faint."Don't sleep now. I'll take you to the hospital."He picked her up and returned to his car. He turned the heat up to the maximum and took off her wet coat. He then started the car and rushed to the nearest hospital.Carson drove his car at its highest speed. The roars of the car engine could be heard on the road, and everything around it turned into drags of light and shadow as it zoomed past the place.He looked at her lying motionlessly on the passenger seat. His grip on the steering wheel increasingly tightened. No one noticed that a woman walked out of the dark corners of the dock after Carson left.The woman was wearing high heels and an exquisite fur coat. She stared at the shadows of Carson's car that was driving far away, and her delicate eyes were full of malice."Miss Lisa, it's not my fault. After sending everyone away, I set that woman up on the
The Butler immediately rang the bell. When he helped Carson to the other side of the room, he found that Carson's clothes were still damp!In the past week, Carson had been like a working machine, overworking himself to the point of breaking every day. He jumped into the water on such a cold day. Several hours had passed since he saved Miss Everly. Carson had been waiting for Everly in his wet clothes on such a cold day!He had not collapsed until he was sure that Everly was fine and the arrangements for her follow-up were made and completed!"Sir..."The butler looked at Carson, whose face was flushed from the fever that he was in, and then looked at the woman lying unconscious on the hospital bed. He sighed helplessly.…When Everly finally woke up, the white ceiling came into view. The evening light shone through the curtains. The whole room was dyed an orange tint, making it hard to tell whether the scene before her was the reality or just a dream.Was she not drowning previ
It was quiet in the room. The maid looked at her and cautiously said, "Miss Everly, would you like to go to see Sir?"Everly had not answered. She just sat there unmoving, like a sculpture."Miss Everly?"The maid's voice came again."You go out first." Everly finally said in a hoarse voice.The maid wanted to say something, but she saw how indifferent Everly was acting. She nodded and said, "I'm just outside. Miss Everly, just call me if you need anything."After the maid left, Everly was the only person left in the room.She looked down at her tightly clenched fists and slowly loosened them. Blood seeped through her fingers and continuously dripped down the sheets.The wound on her palm caused by the rope was already scabbed, but now the scabs cracked again and blood was flowing out of them.She looked at them and recalled the scene when she fell into the river again and again.It was not an illusion.He saved her…Her hands trembled slightly, and a tear fell on her palm.
"Ding dong! Ding dong!"Everly looked over subconsciously when the doorbell rang. The maid had already gone to open the door to greet the guests. Footsteps and laughing voices were heard in the next moment. "Oh my, Oliver looks much better now! How terrific!""That's right, it's been such a long treatment, and Oliver's body is slowly getting better. The doctor said to keep this up, and he will be no different from an ordinary child when he gets older.""Oliver is great!""Sigh… Oliver should have continued staying there for his treatment on such a chilly day outside. However, I heard that Carson was very sick, so I asked the doctor and brought Oliver here.""Come on in quickly! It's warm inside, don't want Oliver to catch a cold!"The door opened again. Everly watched as the servant brought in a child who was fully wrapped with thick clothing. Such a little human, he seemed to be only about three years old, looking amusingly spherical with so many layers of warm clothes on him.
The boy seemed to be living in his own world. He had not looked at anyone and just stood there obediently with a calm face.Everly looked at the child, her eyes were extremely red. Her hand that was clenching the clothes on her stomach shook violently.She had never allowed anyone to see her belly because there was a long, hideous scar on it…She once had a child.A child with Carson.If that child were still alive, he would be three years old now."Oliver, how old are you this year?" Lisa asked softly as she patted the child's little hand."Four years old," the child answered calmly."Good boy," Lisa said, and her smile grew even wider. She looked at Everly and continued asking the child, "Oliver, who is Carson Baxter?""Daddy," the child answered calmly."Crack!"As if something had just broken. It seemed that Everly's heart was torn in half in an instant. The pain was so severe that she involuntarily took a half step back. A tear dripped down and landed on the back of her
On her first day in prison, Everly already knew that she was pregnant. It was Carson’s child. She thought he would come and get her out. Even if it were for the sake of the child, she would then have a chance to find evidence to clear her name.However, what came was a group of vicious women…"Now that you are pregnant, you thought Mr. Baxter would come and take you back? How naive! He knew about your pregnancy, yet he still left you here!""Mr. Baxter said only Miss Layla was worthy of giving him a baby. The one in your belly is a wild breed! He will never acknowledge it!"They punched and kicked her. Everly kept yelling out Carson’s name. The more she yelled, the harder they beat her."Stop screaming, fool! Are you still waiting for him to pick you up? Don't even think about it. You killed his beloved woman. How could he forgive you?!""Just rot in here with us! Mr. Baxter has already explained about the child in your belly. You don't need to get rid of it purposely. Let's see
The snow continued to fall. The door of Carson's room in the Baxter Residence was pushed open, and in came Lisa and Oliver.Carson had already sat up against the bed."Brother Carson, I brought Oliver to see you," Lisa said with a smile. "Oliver, go see your father," she uttered to Oliver as she patted his shoulder.Oliver walked towards the bed with small steps and looked up at Carson."Daddy!" Oliver shouted in an excited voice, finally showing some child-like traits.It was a rare sight for Carson to show gentleness in his eyes. He reached out and touched Oliver's head and then carried him to his bed. "Is it cold?" Carson asked Oliver as he held his hand. Oliver shook his head. "It's not cold," he replied.Carson picked up a toy from the bedside table next to him and handed it to Oliver. He took the toy but did not play with it. He raised his head and stared at Carson with his dark eyes, "Dad!" he called out to him."Mmm," Carson responded.Oliver opened up his hands. "H
Lisa ran up to Carson in tears and said, "Carson, my family would want to desecrate Everly's corpse even if she is dead! She is still alive and ran away by faking death in less than a year! She is out there running wild and free! Not only are my parents filled with hatred towards her, so am I!""Back then, I was the one who talked them out of taking revenge out of respect for you because you promised me that you would make it right by my family. Now, look at what is happening! Carson, are you really going to punish her? It seems to me that you are trying to protect her! Are you thinking of my sister and Oliver?"Lisa's cries and confrontation echoed through the room. Carson lifted his gaze slightly to look at her."Carson, I need an answer today as to how you plan on punishing Everly!" Lisa uttered viciously in tears, "Stop beating around the bush. I want you to do it now!"Carson scrawled and was about to say something when suddenly...Knock, knock, knock!Someone was knocking o