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   Chapter 19 You Missed a Button

The Enchanted Night By Chu Se Characters: 7022

Updated: 2019-04-20 01:04


Lionel Tang left the place, his annoyed strides echoing off the floor. Cassandra saw Rufus Luo walk toward her. His shoulders were squared and he had a regal posture, a meaningful smile playing on his lips. He locked gazes with her and she found herself staring back into his dark brown eyes.

They had the texture of the chocolate, and it was as if she was being pulled into his gaze.

"Hello Mr. Luo, welcome!" Joel said, standing beside her, and immediately she pulled herself out of her trance. She heard Joel as he continued to speak to Rufus, and extending his hand, "I am Joel. It's a pleasure to meet you!"

Cassandra lowered her head and waited without a word until Rufus approched closer. She tried the best to keep her composure.

Rufus watched her from the corner of his eye with an amused smile. He did not miss the slight dusting of pink on her cheeks even as she tried her best to be discreet. She looked very docile, with her head down and avoiding the eyes of others. He was pleased with the sight of her and unable to stop himself from whispering as they passed by.

"You missed a button, sweetie," he said, murmuring in a low voice that carried a teasing lilt. Cassandra's head shot up, her eyes wide at his comment. Her eyes immediately flew to her clothes, and her face turned bright red at what she saw.

Her shirt was buttoned all the way to the top! That meant she did not miss a button and…

As comprehension dawned upon her, Cassandra's brows furrowed, and she turned, ready to shoot an angry glare at the man who played tricks on her. However, Rufus was nowhere to be found. He must have already walked to somewhere else.

'Unbelievable! What an egotistic man.' Cassandra thought indignantly. Her eyes swept the floor, trying in vain to see which direction he had headed.

"Manager Qin, your face is burning. Are you feeling alright?"

Once again, Joel's voice brought Cassandra back to reality. The floor was littered with the sound of hurrying footsteps as more and more people were walking back and forth with tasks that they had to accomplish. Taking a de

e else in Lionel's office. Should I knock now? Or should I just come back later?' she asked herself, thinking of the best course of action.

If anyone saw her, they would think that she was mulling over a very serious problem as her brows creased on her forehead and her hand hung near the door. Then, as she was agonizing over what to do, her aching feet gave in and she lost her balance, staggering forward and pushing the door open.

She fell on her knees to the floor as she inwardly screamed at herself. Now what had she done?

The people inside were obviously not expecting company. The woman to whom the earlier voice belonged was sprawled all over Lionel like some kind of wanton octopus. Cassandra's eyes also caught the way their clothes had been loosened. Several buttons on Lionel's chest were open and his shirt was untucked at the waist.

Already having some idea of what had transpired, Cassandra felt herself flush from her toes to her hairline. Gathering herself, she slowly raised her head and blinked at them.

Then, she forced a smile to her lips and said, "I'm sorry for the disturbance. I should not have come in. I'm leaving now. You two can continue with whatever you were doing…"

Ignoring her screaming feet, she stood up quickly, ready to run as fast as she could, but Lionel stopped her.

"Stay there, Cassandra," he said in that cold and emotionless voice.

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