Chapter 4
“It’s hard to say. If we’re lucky, it would take three to four months. Otherwise, it might take forever,” said the doctor.

She paused, then added, “You’re young, so I’m sure this will go smoothly.”

Time flew by in an instant. An autumn shower later, fall had arrived in Avonsville.

Avery emerged from the bathroom after a shower.

She sat by the bed, took out the new face cream she had bought that day, and massaged it onto her skin.

“Hey, Elliot, do you want me to put some of this on you? The weather has been dry lately,” Avery said as she walked over to Elliot’s side.

She sat on the edge of the bed, then spread the cream on Elliot’s face with her fingers.

Elliot’s eyes suddenly shot open. His eyes were a deep shade of amber, and they shone like gemstones.

The sparkle in his gaze shocked Avery so much that her breathing turned heavy.

It was not unusual for her to see Elliot open his eyes every day, but she was still startled every time it happened.

“Am I rubbing too hard? I’m not using that much pressure, though!” Avery said as she continued to gently massage his face.

same time, she began to

of your body… But I don’t think you’re that bad! You have strong arms… and

the cream on him, she tapped her hands on Elliot’s arms

light and was not enough to get a reaction out of

reaction made her eyes

heard the sound of a man’s

something just now?” Avery exclaimed as she sprung off the bed. Her almond-shaped eyes fixed themselves on

stared back

open his eyes before, they were lifeless and empty. This time, the eyes staring at Avery had emotion

like a cat whose tail had been stepped on. “Mrs. Cooper, Elliot’s awake!

heartbeat was irregular, and her

Elliot was awake.

sure that he was awake. Not only were his eyes open, but he had

his voice was husky and he spoke slowly, it was

asked her who

instantly went

so she had never thought about what she would do if he

doctor, and the bodyguard rushed over upon hearing Avery’s

with people half an

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