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   Chapter 382 Pay A Visit To Leila

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Updated: 2019-01-04 01:19

"I am just fine. Please don't worry about me." As Rachel leaned slowly into Roger's arms, she said in a soft and defeated tone, "I feel relaxed and at peace only when I'm with you. I really don't know how to spend the days which are yet to come with Edward. I wish things were not as complicated as they are."

"What is wrong with you? Please tell me what has happened. Unburden your heart." With increasing concern and confusion, Roger asked Rachel since he felt weird hearing her speak so tenderly with him. "Why did you say that? Rachel, tell me what happened and perhaps I will be able help you."

Rachel stared at Roger and hesitated for a moment before she responded, "Do you remember that I said that at some point in the near future I want to have a baby? Well... I mentioned it to Edward today, and expected him to share my enthusiasm but he just got very agitated when he heard my proposal. He said he never wanted to have another child and I could leave if I couldn't accept this fact, so now I don't have any idea what to do."

"How is this even possible?" Roger furrowed his eye brows and went on, "Edward has reached his middle age. He should be happy if he could have a baby at this age. I don't understand why this would agitate him instead?"

"I don't know. I am also confused about it too. I did expect this in my worst nightmares, " said Rachel, as she sighed heavily. She also couldn't figure out why he was so adamant in his refusal to have a baby with her.

"Don't worry right now, maybe things will change in your favor soon, " Roger said with a sly smile. Slowly, Roger carried Rachel onto the bed. "I am here for you at any time if you really want to have a baby, " Roger offered with a grin.

"What are you talking about? I can't understand. What could you possibly have to offer in this situation?" Rachel, who actually clearly understood what he was trying to convey, pretended not understand. Though she pretended so to prevent Roger's next movement, Rachel did strike an pattern of almost declining and accepting to have sex with him to avoid disappointing him.

However, things went down differently in the Lu family house.

Soon after Edward and Rachel abruptly left, Chris went back to her room. Charles and Autumn too were just about to go back to their bedroom when Nancy rushed over with a glass of milk. "Mrs. Lu, I have prepared the milk for you as you like it, " said Nancy.

"Thank you, but I don't want to drink it tonight, " Autumn declined politely. She felt even better than before since she stopped drinking milk these days, though Autumn was not sure if it was true or was an intuition. Moreover, she did not want to fall asleep when Nancy took the milk for her, and that was really why she declined Nancy's offer.

"But you have to drink it, Mrs. Lu." Nancy looked a little bit ne

ed David politely. However, he still was hesitant of speaking as he recalled what Alice said to him. Charles then said to him again, "David, thank you. Leila is not here for the next few days and so you must have much work to do."

"Mr. Lu, it is my duty. I will handle it all with utmost care and attention." He paused for a few seconds and then hesitantly said, "But..."

"What is the matter?" Charles asked him with confusion.

Staring at Charles, David was unable to utter the words he kept planning to say out loud. After hesitating further, he mustered the courage and then went on, "Nothing. It's just that our colleagues all heard about what happened with Leila. She was hurt because of official business, so we plan to pay her a visit after work hours. Would you like to join us, Mr. Lu?"

Upon hearing this, Charles was reluctant but then he nodded his head in approval thinking about how Leila had devoted herself for his company, so the least he could do was to pay her a visit.

"Buy some fruits and flowers for her. I'll sponsor it, " Charles said indifferently.

In fact, David just asked him casually just to keep him in the room and to be polite, but he least expected Charles to actually accept the offer and join them. It seemed as though Alice was right. Whether Charles had an ambiguous relationship with Leila, she was different from an ordinary employee in Charles' eyes, or else he would not have agreed to visit her.

"Okay. Sure, I will buy it later." David replied calmly and was determined to keep observing for a bit and then decided whether to tell Charles those words or not.

When it was time to get off work, Charles left at the same time with other people which was quite unusual for him. However, once he reached Leila's block, David and other employees still had not reached since they were caught up with buying the fruit basket and flowers.

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