Averill's POV I woke up with swollen eyes. F*ck. I can't even open them. I cried until I fell asleep. And what's the time now? Five in the afternoon? Damn! That was my longest sleep ever since my son died. I was about to leave my bed when I saw a figure on my couch. Noah? What is he doing here? And he's sleeping soundly too. I walked near him, stood beside him and quietly watched his sleeping figure. Why are you here? What is the meaning of this act? Should I convince myself that you're just drunk and could not find your room? Come to think of it, he reeks of alcohol. Just how much did he drink? And why did he drink that much? I tapped his shoulder to wake him up... I don't want to do this because I am afraid he'll ask me about what happened yesterday but his posture looks really bad in this small sofa. How the hell did he fit himself in here? "Hmm," he moaned. I shook his shoulder but my eyes widened in surprise when he grabbed my arm and pulled me into an embrace. I could hear
Noah sits up and stares at Averill. He's been keeping himself from shouting ta the woman for the nonsense accusation."I am no fool, Averill. Do you think I would not remember what happened that day?""I am not lying, Noah. Do you also think I will easily forget the hell we have been through?" "STOP IT! Quit this act. Am I that stupid in your eyes that you want to do this? I am your husband, what else do you want?""The truth. I thought you knew that it was me,""I knew that it was you, Averill." Noah looked at her with contempt. "I knew that it was you who made Yanna suffer that hell. How could you do that? I have been suppressing myself from getting mad at you, do you think I would not know what Yanna has been through whenever she's with you?" Noah mocked. Remembering all the days Yanna cried to him because of the trauma that Averill left her.Averill found herself ridiculous. She could not understand why she had the urge to finally tell him all the truth she's been keeping. The fa
Averill's POVI left the mansion earlier than usual. Noah is still sleeping soundly in his room. I told him to move out but he stayed. I called Shiloah again and told him that I am on my way to the hospital. He called me last night and told me all the things that are happening in Europe. The things that my family has been keeping from me. I asked him to do it for me .No one reached out to me.Even Ken and Sam. Kieffer. How?Noah is a powerful man. I give him that. He made it possible for all those issues not to reach my ears.Also, maybe because I cut off all my social media acounts after I retired, I wasn't that updated to things online. I don't even watch news."So you told him everything?" Shiloah nodded. He's not even feeling guilty about it."This is not legal, Shiloah,""He's your husband, technically," he shrugged."You need him, Averill. You need a shoulder to lean on,""You don't know how he treats me, Shiloah,""I know. He's been treating you like a disgusting piece of sh
Averill could hear the noises from all the reporters subsided as Noah continued kissing her. She tried to push him away but he did not budge an inch. He held her face tightly, kissing Averill passionately.When they were both out of breath. Noah slowly let go of Averill's lips and stared at her golden eyes.He rushed to the airport upon knowing Averill's plan to go back without him. Karl arranged everything and luckily, he came in the airport at the crucial moment of time.Noah glanced at Kieffer who's face darkened because of the situation. Ken informed Kieffer about Averill's plan to finally talk in front of the media but now that they're surrounded by them, he could be seen no more less than a supportive friend and cousin."What the hell are you doing, Noah?" Averill whispered to the man. Noah simply smiled at her and faced the reporters. "Did it answered your curiosities? Averill and I went to the US to lessen her stress level, you've done quite a toll on her. Should I sue you fo
"I will meet you again next time, babe. Sorry but this is urgent," Paulo simply nodded his head while putting on his shirt. He knew this would happen again. Paulo feels like sh*t while watching the woman he loves leaving for another man.He was first but he loves Yanna so much to even let her half her time for him and Noah.Paulo was that kind of man. He looked at his phone and replied to Averill who texted him just a while ago.New MessageFrom: Averill HursenMeet me.To: Averill HursenI'll be there in 20."I will be on the set, babe. Call me when you need me," he told Yanna and left to meet Averill.***Averill stared at her phone while sitting at the corner of the cafe. After twenty minutes of waiting, Paulo came in a casual, oversized shirt paired with a lazy sweat pants."Fancy seeing you contact me, Avi,"Averill stared at him, reading him like a book. Paulo felt disgusted with her eyes. It was something that Yanna envied the most, those beautiful pair of golden eyes."Make i
Yanna's POVI almost staggered when Noah took a step forward. My mind went completely blank when he mentioned that incident.Get a hold of yourself, Yanna. It has been years and you've made him a complete fool of himself, what are you afraid of. There's no way he would believe that b*tch of a sister of yours. Noah is blindly in love with you. It's okay, it's gonna be fine.Just tell him otherwise. Just prove him that Averill is once again uttering nonsense.Come one, this is not even an inch of all the things you could do. I smiled bitterly remembering a night I did something I would never tell to anyone. Not even my mother."What are you talking about, Noah?" I shivered. Trembling in every inch of my body. I noticed his eyes softened as he sees my reaction. Noah immediately pulled me inside his arms, slowly patting my back like he always does."I'm sorry," Noah hugged me tightly. "It must have been hard... remembering all those nightmares. Sorry, Yanna. I'm sorry," he apologizes ov
"What time is it?" Noah asked, groaning. He haven't slept much last night."It's 2 in the morning, sir," Karl replied yawning his way to the door. He had been doing paperworks and it's just now that he's leaving for home."And where the hell are you going?""Ahm, home, sir?""Home? Why?""Because I even did an over time?""Stay. We need to finish all these up,""Sir, I have been working when you were asleep." But Noah did not by his excuses and dragged him back to his table. Karl could not do anything but put his hands over his shoulders.'Darn salary!'Karl was about to open his laptop again when a text message caught his attention. It was from the private investigator that Noah hired to keep an eye on Yanna.He does not know the whole detail and though he pestered Noah to explain why he's tailing Yanna, he could not get an answer.Noah is the type who values privacy above all else. That is why even though Karl has been telling him not to trust anyone even Yanna, Noah never listened.
Yanna is humming her way to the studio. She recently dealt a year contract with YBS and she's gonna be their model, it's a company for swimsuits and other attires."In a good mood?" Paulo approached him from behind, hugging her from the waist. It made Yanna's smirk fade instantly."Paulo!" Yanna shouts in surprise! Paulo felt something inside his stomach but his smirk remained. He get past Yanna and greeted the director."I think we'll also pass as casts for your next film," he kidded while the director laughed it off. It was indeed a great chain of reaction. The director has no idea that Yanna was not acting, she was utterly surprised with how Paulo acted.'What the hell is wrong with him?' she looked at her phone when it vibrated and smiled to her ears when John asked her to meet.Paulo simply stared at her, trying to focus with the project he signed with.***"What do you mean you'll follow me?""I decided to follow my wife, is there a problem with that?""First, you're a busy man.