Linus could feel Olivia’s body turning stiff. He hastily took his hand away, saying, “Sorry, I just noticed that there were too many people
gathering around you.”
Taking a step backward, Olivia put some distance between them. “It’s
okay, I understand. You should go and greet the guests, Mr. Linus. You don’t have to worry about me.”
“Be careful, then. You can talk to me if anything comes up.” Linus gave her a meaningful gaze before leaving.
Lifting his hand, he rubbed his fingers as he recalled the sensation of
her skin. Did all women have such smooth skin?
An odd feeling rose in his heart. He felt like there was a fire in his
The guests all took their seats. About 30 guests had turned up day,
and everyone was conversing in hushed tones. They were al
Some of them greeted Mason before taking their seats.
Taking Mason’s hand, Tatiana constantly kept a gentle smile on her
face. She always looked so gentle and gracious around outsiders.
If it weren’t for what happened with the butler, Olivia wouldn’t have
discovered Tatiana’s true colors.
Linus waved at Olivia, gesturing for her to sit at his table. “Vanessa,
come and sit here.”
Olivia was about to take a seat at the side, but she was forced to go
Everyone instantly looked at Olivia. All the guests had prominent
identities, so Olivia felt very pressured.
“Mr. Heath, this is the miraculous doctor, Vanessa, right?”
Smiling, Mason said, “Yes. She may look young, but her medical skills
have gained the approval of even Mr. Moran and Mr. Crosby Senior.”
“I’ve only ever seen her name in articles, but I didn’t expect to finally see her in person today.”
She has achieved so much even at her young age. That’s quite
Olivia said, “Everyone, you’re too kind. I was just lucky.”
“What a rare sight! Vanessa isn’t just skilled in medicine, but she’s so
humble and keeps such a low profile as well.”
Everyone only knew that she had saved Mason, but they didn’t know
about Mr. Gatsby. Even so, that was enough reason for them to
Krystal gritted her teeth in hatred. She was Mason’s biological daughter, but everyone was flattering Olivia instead!
Tatiana patted Krystal’s hand, warning the latter against causing a
ruckus during the event. They had a more important mission to carry out today.
Tatiana was sitting on Mason’s right whereas Linus was sitting to the
left of him. Olivia ended up sitting next to Linus.
Even though Linus didn’t mean anything by his actions just now,
Olivia felt a little awkward. She subconsciously moved away from
A dark figure appeared. Then, Ethan boldly took his seat.
Why was he here too?
In an instant, Olivia was flanked by Linus and Ethan on each side. She had a feeling that Ethan must have caught sight of Linus putting his hand on her shoulder just now. Ethan wouldn’t just leave it like that!
Krystal stared at Ethan in disappointment. She had told him to sit with her, but Ethan walked straight up to that wench instead.
Everyone knew that Krystal had been trying to court Ethan for years. So, they dared not take their seats recklessly.
When Yale saw Ethan sitting down, he asked quietly, “Krystal, can I sit next to you?”
“Whatever.” Krystal’s voice was cold.
Of course, Yale was offended by how differently Krystal treated him compared to Ethan. But for the sake of his goals, he could only force
a smile and endure it.
Linus asked first, “Vanessa, do you like sweet or savory foods more?”
Before Olivia could reply, Ethan spoke up. “She likes spicy food. The spicier the better.”
Linus looked at Ethan. “Ethan, you seem to know Vanessa quite well.”