Chapter 430 Lina Under House Arrest
Sean remained silent and said, “The matter with Westcape Village needs to be resolved as soon as possible, and if we catch the people involved in phone trafficking, they’ll be sentenced. Since you’ve discovered it, the opposing party will eventually find out. To avoid alerting them, I want you to investigate and expose this matter within a week!”
“Yes, sir!” Cameron immediately responded.
Sean was currently feeling somewhat gloomy. He had come to Capitalis for Abigail, but it seemed like things had taken a turn for the worse.
Seeing his low spirits, Cameron could not help but speak up, “You shouldn’t have agreed to Ms. Quinn’s request. This has only given Eric an advantage, and he’ll be returning to Capitalis in a few days.”
Sean gave him a cold glance and replied, “Keep your head on the road. My affairs are none of your business.”
Sure, your affairs are none of our business, says the man who isn’t being dragged along, Cameron mused. The man was only most emotionally stable when he was with Abigail.
“The misunderstanding between Old Mrs. Graham and Ms. Quinn is a deep-seated issue, Mr. Graham. You need to consider resolving it. Otherwise, even if you eventually win her back, you won’t find peace in your daily life. Cameron continued driving, not stopping his advice.
Sean kicked the back of his seat and said, “I don’t need your reminders.”
When it came to Lina, Sean felt utterly helpless. He had no idea about the countless grievances that had built up between the two women during their three years of marriage. The grudges that Cameron mentioned were accumulated over those three years, so it could not be easily resolved.
Cameron pulled a face in a grievance, but Sean could not be bothered to pay him any more attention.
Only a few days passed since the incident with Lina when Abigail received a call from Colby.
“I’ve heard about what’s happening in Capitalis, my dear. The old woman was acting unreasonably. Next time she behaves like this, you should treat her just as you did this time; don’t show her any mercy.” He had always stood by Abigail’s side.
Abigail heading to Capitalis had nothing to do with the Grahams in the first place, yet the old woman still went all the way there to bully her. It was truly beyond shameful.
I know. I appreciate your concern, Old Mr. Graham, she replied incredibly politely, which Colby noticed, feeling deeply saddened. “You’re blaming us, aren’t you?”
“No, I’m not. I just think that since both families have reached this point, there’s no need for further contact,” she said, speaking in a hushed tone. “I insisted on marrying Sean back then, making things difficult for both him and Old Mrs. Graham. All the misfortune I’m facing now is my retribution. But I hope these punishments can end here. I need to move on with my life too.”
Colby responded with an acknowledging hum and, after apologizing several times, raded the call
Lina, who was beside him, noticed his bad mood and felt somewhat displeased. “I told you not to make that call. Why did you do that? Do you want me to apologize to her?”
“Can you just shut up?” He tossed his phone aside, looking frustrated. “Can’t you see that Sean likes her? Do you have to keep causing trouble until Sean refuses to marry even after I die?!”
“Oh, so what you’re saying is that I should just concede? Sean can marry anyone he wants but her! What’s the Quinn Family compared to us? She’s never conceived a child in her three-year marriage to Sean, and you expect me to pamper and support her?” She also flared up.
“I’ve truly brought misfortune to this family by marrying you! You’ve become more unruly, just like at rogue. You love Kelly so much, but do you know she’s responsible for my food poisoning?” he sternly
Lina stared at him in disbelief. “Why didn’t you say it sooner if you knew it was her? Why only say it now? You’re going to slander the granddaughter-in-law I’ve chosen over Abigail, aren’t you?!”
“A slander or not, you’ll find out soon enough. For these next few days, you’ll stay in the attic upstairs to reflect. You can forget about using your phone as well. You better pray that Kelly is clean. If she isn’t, you’ll be held accountable as well. This time, you damaged Abigail’s property, and it’s because Sean managed to repair her equipment that you’re only off the hook. You won’t be so lucky next time,” he declared, calling out to someone outside.
In the past, when Colby was in charge of the Graham family’s business, there were scores of bodyguard and maids. Now, the estate had returned to its former grandeur.
“You’re going to lock me up?” Lina could not believe it.
“You should be locked up for some serious reflection. Otherwise, you’re always causing trouble,” he said calmly.
Soon, Lina was escorted upstairs. The household staff had also been changed, with no one around to help her.
Colby sat in the living room for a while before letting out a helpless sigh. After a brief contemplation, he picked up his phone and called Sean.
Once the call connected, he began. “I’ve learned about what your grandmother has done in Capitalis. I’ve locked her in the attic for reflection. If you’re free, return to Pendorf. I have something important to discuss with you.”
Sean felt puzzled but replied, “Alright, I’ll fly immediately.”
In the attic, Lina, after venting her anger, sat at the door, catching her breath. She felt so deeply wronged that she shed tears, finding it incredible that she had been placed under house arrest because of a woman after raising her grandson!
Unable to reach Sean, she had no choice but to stifle her grievances. However, as she gradually calmed down, she could not help but think about what Colby had said. How is Kelly involved in the food poisoning incident?
She could not understand and wanted to ask someone but was now locked in the attic, with her calls. unanswered.