Ms Ruthless. That's what actually Laura is. How can she already treat me like this? How did her boyfriend tolerate her?
"Drive fast." Ms ruthless, I mean Laura spoke and the sleek car cruised to the entrance gate of Allen Mansion, running over the black tarmac so fast that the passing greenery became a hazy blur.
Laura is always so cold to others and... doesn't care about anyone on this earth. Even marrying me was only for her satisfaction.
After arriving in front of the Allen Mansion, I realised that they are not only billionaires but also... something more than that.
The servants ran off from their places, got busy just to open the door of the car. As we got off, an old lady around 45 years old, wearing a black suit strode towards me and bowed politely. "Hello, young master. Welcome home. I am Kellie Kevin. The Butler of this mansion."
"Hello." I gave her an awkward yet gentle smile before rolled my eyes and the luxurious painted masonry in front of me reaped in my gaze.
A magnificent garden was surrounding the mansion and the front of the mansion has a water feature cascading over the top of the wall into a pool in the inner courtyard. The cream coating of the paint of the mansion shined as the sun beat down on it.
The roof was peaked, slanting down at an angle. The windows had cream colour curtains hanging on the other side of them, drawn so that the sunlight could stream through.
A servant came to Ms Kellie and passed a bouquet that she was holding. "Young lady, congratulations on your new married life." Ms Kellie gave Laura a sweet smile and handed her the bouquet.
Laura remained calm, her eyes darkened as if she has a lot of turmoil for her inside that she was trying to hold back. "Why are you here now?" Her voice harsh.
Ms Kellie's smile started fading though she was trying to plaster it on her face. "I took a week off. I was not feeling well."
"You are lying. You just didn't want to be there with me even when you know how is everyone treating me lately!" She said, sarcastically but there was a hidden pain in this harshness.
I guess Laura is close to Ms Kellie and she wanted Ms Kellie to be with her in the critical moments but she was absent, that's why she is upset.
Ms Kellie's expression was apparent evidence of her guilt. "Young lady. I didn't want to see..." Laura didn't wait to listen to her explanation, she made her way inside the mansion.
Ms Kellie sighed helplessly before she looked at me. "Let me escort you to your room." I nodded and slumped into the mansion with her.
The grand hallway was featuring a large curved staircase on the side to the left entrance door. We proceeded along the staircase that escorted us to the second floor where Laura, actually now our bedroom was suited.
"Here is your room. Go in. Get freshen up and take some rest." Ms Kellie said.
"Thank you, Ms Kallie." I smiled before I closed the door and turned around to see what's actually happening here.
My eyes widened immediately. What the fuck!
Ryan...I didn't expect to see Elita here. And to ask me about the money in her purse. Really! She thought I stole her money. God! I didn't even know she took a purse that day. She is assaulting me for no reason, without any proof. And Laura. What's wrong with her?I let out an exaggerated sigh and turned at her. "Why did you give her the money?" I queried. This time, she really irritated me. Who told her to interfere?Laura gazed at me with a calm gaze. "What was I supposed to do? Keep quiet and tolerate you two?" She sounded like we assaulted her. Strange."Don't you think it's kinda humiliating? I didn't even know...""That's none of my concern. I gave her the money and that's it. I don't want to know anything else." She cut me off and combed something out of the wardrobe before she stomped into the bathroom."Laura, listen. I am not finished yet..." I called, but she didn't look back, didn't even bother to retort.I ran my fingers into m
Ryan...I didn't expect to see Elita here. And to ask me about the money in her purse. Really! She thought I stole her money. God! I didn't even know she took a purse that day. She is assaulting me for no reason, without any proof. And Laura. What's wrong with her?I let out an exaggerated sigh and turned at her. "Why did you give her the money?" I queried. This time, she really irritated me. Who told her to interfere?Laura gazed at me with a calm gaze. "What was I supposed to do? Keep quiet and tolerate you two?" She sounded like we assaulted her. Strange."Don't you think it's kinda humiliating? I didn't even know...""That's none of my concern. I gave her the money and that's it. I don't want to know anything else." She cut me off and combed something out of the wardrobe before she stomped into the bathroom."Laura, listen. I am not finished yet..." I called, but she didn't look back, didn't even bother to retort.I ran my fingers
Laura...Why is this guy staring at me like this? It gives me goosebumps. I mean, I hate the way he looks at me."What?" I broke the awkward silence that was building inside the room. Ryan didn't respond, he was not even blinking his eyes. What's wrong with him?"Ryan?" I called again, he finally blinked his eyes, back to his right mind."Yeah?" He replied, blank.As I gaped at him without saying anything, he cleared his throat. "Ah! I forgot. Ms Kellie came... a while ago. She said your grandfather is calling us for the breakfast! We should go." He said while standing up from the bed.I inhaled a deep breath and nodded before I strode to the dining room with him. I can avoid everything in this world, but not my grandparents. I am just helpless in front of them.Ryan...We walked to the staircase that flows into a large, wide hallway. It possesses the paintings, the original wallpapers from 1882 with classic Anglo-Japanese asymm
Ryan... When the formal breakfast ended, Laura and I went back to our room. I sat in my place. Yeah, the couch and watched her searching for clothes in the wardrobe. After what felt like an eternity, she took a white blouse out of it. "It's foul weather outside. It will rain anytime soon. I think white will be a bad choice for today." I said, leaning my back on the couch. Laura didn't bother or didn't even care what I said. She fumbled into the washroom with the white blouse and came back wearing it with her black-coloured plain jeans She stared at me for a while before she stood before the mirror and started scratching her hair. By god, I thought she will ask me if I was going to college like this. But now I guess Laura Allen would never notice me. I inhaled a deep breath and extended my hand to my luggage that was kept beside the couch. I opened it, drew a blue t-shirt out of it and started unbuttoning the current t-shirt I was wearing.
Ryan...When Rhia and I got out of the car, we were welcomed by the stares from the females who had stopped their tracks all of a sudden.Rhia chuckled as she felt their gazes. "Congratulations, you are going to be popular among the girls."I scoffed at her and leaned my back on the car. "You are kidding. It was true in my previous college but in this college, it's quite impossible because there are dozens of rich hot guys here."Rhia shook her head. "All the girls are staring at you, not me." She voiced so confident as if she has degrees on this topic. "Anyways, Thank you so much, brother-in-law, for the drive.""My pleasure. But Rhia..." I paused and looked at her after locking the car. "You can call me Ryan as well. We are the same age, right? And in college 'brother-in-law' sounds quite awkward.""Do you think it'll be okay with you?" She asked, narrowing her eyes as she walked closer to me.I nodded and moved away with an awkward
Ryan..."Really Ryan? You got into a fight! And With Nick! Like... seriously? It's your first day." Alex stated, clearly in disbelief. "Are you still the high school's badass boy?" He almost shouted at me, nagging just like an old granny.I silently slumped beside him above the bench, not bothering about what he said. My blood was still ragging inside my body for what happened earlier. I would have just broken his neck. What a bastard."Nick deserves it. But really dude, when Ryan punched Nick, it reminded me of the time of our high school. Damn, Ryan was the coolest at that time. Nick is going to learn his lessons soon. If he is bad, Ryan is his dad." My friend, Henry laughed, giving Dihan a high-five. Dihan is my other childhood friend who has biased me for punching his enemy. I think it's not only him, so many students were glad about the fact that Nick got a punch on his face.Flipping out of their rubbish talk, I tried to glide my mind on something else,
LauraThe bell rang, alerting all about the first class.But I still can't get over the whole thing that happened just now! What did he do to me a while ago? What did he say? I shouldn't go around like this... I mean like what? And protecting me? That sounds more insane.Ah, damn. That's disturbing.But... Focus, Laura. You can do it! You know you don't care, not at all.With that much determination, I strolled to the classroom and found my seat back again. But when I opened the book, the girls beside me didn't seem to let me sit down calmly."Yah, Rose, don't you think... that new boy who punched Nick is cool?" The girl in red raven lock flattered. I know her, she is popular. Her name is Lisa.The other girl beside her named Rose shook her head. "What are you saying? Just cool? He is the most handsome boy in this college." She whispered, fawning on him again, stealing glances at Ryan who was now busy talking with his best
Ryan"You are Ryan?" The teacher asked me when I entered the office room and approached her to finish the paperwork after classes. She is in her middle ages, wearing a white bodycon under a black straight coat, looking quite formal."Yeah, Ryan. Final year." I replied politely.She nodded, bringing some papers out of the desk. "My name Laila, your chemistry teacher. Mr Arthur called me, and told me about you." At least, he bothered to do something for me. "Take a seat. And did you bring your TC? Give it to me."I sat on the vacant chair facing her and unzipped my bag before taking out the blue file of important papers and handing it to her.She opened it and flinched on reading my birth certificate, then TC... one by one... everything.Sigh!"Ryan Richard." Her eyes widened immediately as she read my name aloud. "Former student of Oxford." She paused and looked at in disbelief. "You left Oxford...? For Southern? But I was told... you w