He grabs his suitcase before we step inside the dining room so we could discuss his goals. I don't know his goals since he doesn't share them with me and also it's my first night inside his apartment, sharing it with him which is good. 

It's not that I don't like my old apartment but this is a very cozy and enormous apartment which I perceive as an expensive apartment. Also, I'm safe inside since throughout the apartment, it's fully equipped with lots of CCTV outside his apartment which also my intuition.

And so, he sits on the chair, signing me to sit in front of him. 

"Sit so we could discuss my goals." He says, keeps on signing me to sit in front of him. 

"Okay, thank you." I utter, sitting in front of him, smiling at him. 

Then, he opens his suitcase, grabbing something inside of the suitcase. And within a split of a second, he lifts the piece of paper, placing it on the table and sliding it in front of me. My eyes gaze at him, tilting my head in confusion. 

"What is it?" I ask, slowly grabbing the paper onto the table. 

"Rules and Punishment?" 

He responds with a nod, pointing to the paper that I handling. 

"Those are the rules that you need to follow when you are inside my household. You are now my property and you will become my lover from now on." 

I frown, thinking about his decision to be his lover. Me? I become his lover but for what? I mean I don't have to do that right? He wants to take his husband back by not using me but here I am, holding the rules and punishments that he just create. 

I release a deep sigh, grasping it as I glance at the paper. If he wants me to cooperate with him to get away from JM then I have to do this. I mean it's been five years since I run away from our lives yet although I'm out of their lives. It's not going to happen. 

The peaceful life that I want is not going to be easy when since at the beginning after my parents died, my sister and brother abandoned me from my f*cking hungry money aunt and that s*xual abusive uncle. 

I feel like that world is really against the me. They want me dead even without having a better life or even just a decent life. And if I accept his offer then, I need some consideration for it. 

But at some point, I don't know if my feelings for him are inside me since it's been five years since I see him, loving him. Could it be my heart will recognize my love for him even from so many years? And if so, please... Please, let me have him and love me for who I am. 

I know it's a selfish request but I can't let him be with JM again. It hurts me when seeing him hurt by him. So... I have to accept to be his lover. 

Then, I look at him, seeing his puppy eyes with his cute little bunny like lips as compliments to his sharp jawline and a cute small nose. I bite my lips, shaking my head, and removing all my distracting thoughts.

I clear my throat, fixing my seat as I look at him again and smile at him. 

"I'll accept your offer if you fully protect me from him."

"Of course. But you should read that before signing it." 

Then, I slide it back to him with a smile on my lips, as I cross my legs, resting my elbow onto the table as my chin leans on my inner palm. 

"I will but for now, I'm not going to sign it before you realize that this is a waste of time. But... Let's see." I smile. 

"If it's a waste of time for both of us then I'll let set you free."

Why does my heart begin to ache when he wants me to be freed from him. I think I challenge him from this, wasting our time but the fact that I can't let that happen. 

Should I seduce him? 

"You're so beautiful," I said.

Then, he glances at me with his beautiful eyes widen yet he looks away, striving to conceal his face releases a red tint all over his cheeks. 

Why is he cute? Even though he portrays himself as a predator, he can be prey like a cute little bunny. 

But one thing I notice, why don't I recognize him in the first place? I mean, I'm glad that we meet again although it's a bad situation still, he apologizes and even gives me shelter and full protection against JM. 

And I'm terrified since some of his guards follow me whenever I go or worst, they threaten me that if I wouldn't come with them, they will destroy my apartment. Luckily, my best friend Maison always protects them. But now, my master is here to protect me.

But... I wish I'm the one inside his heart and not someone else. 

"Hey, you okay?" He asks me. 

Then, I kneel in front of him, grabbing his right hand, and grasping around it as I give him a smile reassuring that I'm okay. 

"Yes, Master."

Then, he responds with a nod, cupping my cheek with his other hand and stroking it as if he's removing some dirt around my face. I lean on his touch, feeling the warmth from his hand. 

"Let's go. I'll take you to the secret room that I have mentioned before." He says.

He helps me to stand as he holds my hand and pulling me closer to him as we walk to the living room where the bookshelf is located. 

And so, he instructs me to pull the book at the bottom of the third line of the bookshelf. My eyes glimmer when suddenly opens the bookshelf as it's own.

'It's fascinating.' I thought to myself. 

And we step inside the secret room and I smile when my eyes travel into the room and it is fantastic. How will I leave him if he has this room? 

His secret room has many books, comics, and magazines on his bookshelf which attaches to the wall, and at the left side of the room, there's a fridge. And also there's a wall TV and in front of it, a couch and a mini table. Also, there's a king-sized bed. 

"Master, this is amazing. H-how does it fit all of the things here?" I say. 

He chuckles whilst staring at me when I toss myself at the bed, feeling the softness of the cushion. Then, I crouch on the bed, staring at the room. He walks closer to me, sitting beside me. 

"Can I sleep here?"

He responds with a nod, smiling. I lift my hand, cupping his cheeks as I caress it. 

 "I never thought that you find me."

He just shrugs, removing my hand onto his cheek as he just holds it, stroking my outer palm with his thumb. 

"I'm sorry for all I've done with you. I know sorry is not enough but please forgive me." 

"You know I can forgive you but it just needs a time like a process. It's not one time,  big time. I need to see your effort before I forgive you."

"I know, that's why I promise you that no matter what happens, I'm here to protect you from everything. You are not just my slave but my property and I can't let my property get hurt." 

"So are you offer something?" 

"Just sign the Rules and Punishment." 

"I'll think about that." 

He nods, smiling at me until I see his cute bunny-like teeth and his round eyes disappear when he smiles so widely. I can't help but stare at him forever. 

"You are so beautiful. Can you be mine?" I ask. 

His eyes widen, looking away and trying to conceal his face which turns into a red, rush through his cheeks like a tomato.

"I-I'm m-married. Y-you, idiot!" 

I laugh at him. I never thought that his dominating manner shifts into a shy man.

"I'm just kidding Master. Can I have my punishments?" I teasingly ask. 

He snorts, flicking my forehead with his finger before crossing his arms as he glares at me. 

"If you keep teasing me, I dare you... I am not going to talk with you even if you expose your naked body." 

I just laugh at him, scratching my head when seeing him defensive. 

He's really cute. 

"Fine but I notice that you are different from JM." 

"What do you mean?" He asks.

"He's very serious in many ways and I can't make even a joke when I'm with him. He's just going to punish me." 

"What can I say, he's a serious man."

"I know. Wait what is his name?" 

He hums, caressing his chin with his fingers as if he's thinking and to the fact that he knows his husband well. 

"Jeffrey. Why do you ask?" 

I shake my head as an answer. 

"Anyway, do you have siblings or what?"

"I do have but she's in Singapore with Theo." 


"Do you know him?"

"Yes. He's my best friend." He smiles.

"Really! He's a boyfriend of my unit. Shocking right? I know. When Erharth broke up with him, he bumped my unnie and they write their own story. And now, they want to get married."

"Why didn't you follow her?"

"She hates me so she left me on my abusive uncle." 

I stare at my finger while fiddling the hem of his shirt as remembering all the bad memories in the past but since then, I just try to bury the resentment all over my heart and I can't. 

"Hey, you okay?"

I nod, smiling at me. 

"What do you do for a living?" I ask him. 

"Fucking you and Jimin." 

My eyes wide whilst the blood rushes through my cheeks and form into a blush.

"Pervert. I mean work."

"Ahh, hmm... Nothing. Do you want to eat?" 

I nod. 

"Okay, what do you want?"

"Ice cream and spicy chicken. Movie marathon!" I exclaim and go to the kitchen.

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