Chapter 13
In the bathroom of the master bedroom, the nurse was carefully drying the water droplets off of Elliot’s body with a dry towel.

His legs were still weak and he was only able to stand up if someone was holding on to him, so he needed the help of the nurse.

This nurse had been taking care of him ever since he met with the accident.

He was a middle aged man who was meticulous and careful with his work.

“You have a bruise on your thigh, Mr. Foster,” said the nurse as he put on Elliot’s bathrobe and helped him out of the bathroom. “I’ll go get some ointment for you.”

Elliot sat on the edge of the bed and opened up the bathrobe to look at the bruise when the nurse walked out of the room.

It was not like he had no feeling in his legs, but when Avery had pinched him, he held back and pretended like he had felt nothing.

For some reason, he kept recalling Avery’s crying face.

Also, the unique fragrance of her body continued to linger in his heart.

Elliot had never felt this way about a woman in all of his years.

There was never a woman who was able to make him feel such strange emotions.

Something about Avery Tate somehow managed to arouse something inside of him.

Was it necessary for him to feel this way towards a woman whom he was about to divorce?

It was a feeling that was completely strange and absurd to him.

If he had a chance to go through it again, however, he would still lose his temper and rip her dress apart.

At 7 a.m. the next morning, Avery deliberately woke up early to avoid Elliot and have her breakfast.

She emerged from her bedroom and headed towards the dining room.

“Madam! You woke up early today, too! Breakfast is ready,” Mrs. Cooper greeted her with a smile.

The word “too” was said with a strong emphasis.

there, she should

this morning. I made it especially for you since you mentioned not wanting to eat meat yesterday. I hope it suits

she was sitting on pins and needles with a face of

want to see you,

straight at her, but he felt

breakfast. You should know yourself

the money for

was fine if he wanted her to cooperate and go see

of milk, “I can wire it over to you

pulled out her phone, opened up her account

Elliot asked as he set down his glass of milk and

“Five thousand,” Avery responded.

lifted his eyes and glared at her. She felt no

it say $4,500 on the

bother asking me, then?” Avery retorted, then raised her right hand and added, “The extra $500

so she planned to stop by the drugstore when

asking for the extra $500

his lips pursed slightly. He wired the $4,500 over

of Avery’s anger simmered

I’ll forgive you just because you paid me the money. I wouldn’t forgive

her cruel words, but quietly rolled off in his

extinguished another third

morning, the Foster family was gathered at the

time, which meant that her condition was a lot more serious than the last time she was

you been feeling, Elliot?” Rosalie

her son once she saw him, but worried about his health

“Pretty good,” Elliot replied.

face which had turned old and frail, he held back some

said as she shifted her gaze to Avery, then asked, “What about you,

shook her head and said, “He’s not. You, on the other hand, need to take

after a girl before. He might not be that gentle or romantic, but I hope you can forgive

was trying to

however, felt extremely

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