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   Chapter 154 Heart-to-Heart Talk

The Substitute Bride By Rabbit Characters: 6986

Updated: 2018-11-20 00:13


"It…

It's not his fault, " Becky said, tears streaming down her face.

"Grandpa, please don't blame him. He must have been bewitched by some woman…" Becky continued while sobbing.

"You just wait here for a bit. I'll call him right now, " he said, picking up his phone as he pacified Becky with some assuring words.

As the phone rang and rang, Grandpa Gu's calls went unanswered. To offer some consolation, he assured Becky a grand wedding ceremony will be held. This seemed to quell her emotions. She left shortly after.

Isla woke up with a start after a deep slumber and saw that it was already dark. She recalled that she was in a hotel room. As she tried to reach for the cup of water she remembered placing on the night table, the lights suddenly went on. She saw a familiar but upsetting figure facing towards her. "Feeling better? How was your sleep?" he said, offering a glass of water.

"How did you get here?" Isla asked out of disdain, ignoring Aron's concern.

Aron replied with silence. It was clear from Isla's face that she didn't like him to be here.

"We have not seen each other for four years! How can you talk to me that way?"

Aron sat on the sofa. He crossed his legs and took Isla's response behind him. Aron just dwelled on the fact that he was now in the presence of the woman that he had been yearning for four years.

But Isla did not feel the same way.

Isla realized that the call she received before she slept was not from Autumn, but from Aron. Isla grabbed the cup from his hand and said her thanks. She was about to stand up and leave when Aron stopped her.

"It's already late. You should just stay here for the night, " Aron said, stopping her as he pinned her in his arms.

"Let me go, " Isla protested.

"Look, I want to thank you for saving me. I promise I'll do my best to return the favor.

But I should go, " she said, removing herself from Aron's clutches.

"Isla, I-" he trailed off, unable to finish his sentence.

Feeling incredibly hurt, he realized that she still hadn't stopped resenting him.

However, Aron w

ld Isla, "I was unconscious at that time. I did not know what was happening when you found me and Becky in bed."

His words left Isla speechless.

Up until then, a light bulb lit inside Isla's mind. She realized that prior to waking up on the sofa that day, all she ever drunk was a glass of wine. It was unusual for her to be out cold with just a glass of wine. This led her to think that the whole thing might have been planned out.

"You meant to say…

You were drugged?" asked Aron.

Isla suddenly felt stupid after all these years. Especially after what Aron just told her. All those four years were lost…

Aron made an eye contact with Isla and said to her, "I stand by everything I said."

Isla, shocked by the revelation, felt too shocked to accept what transpired years ago.

"But….

Why didn't you try to come back?"

Isla wondered, tears starting to swell in her eyes.

"Becky followed me abroad. I would have come back in China the moment my grandma recovered. But the news that Becky was pregnant with my child stopped me from doing so. My grandparents immediately ordered me to marry Becky not long after."

"But her pregnancy was a betrayal of your lie…"

Isla said, filled with anger.

"Isla, let me finish what I have to say to you."

Aron looked at Isla helplessly, thinking of what could have been if it wasn't for that incident four years ago.

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