Before they broke up, Melinda only had Jonas in her heart. There was nothing she wouldn't do for him and for the Gu family. It was hard to even remember when was the last time she had lived for no one else but herself.
Recently, she had been living a nice and unrestrained life. However, she constantly found herself feeling lost. Emptiness often overruled her heart. Melinda believed that once she left, nothing bad would happen to her anymore. But, once night fell and everything became quiet, she couldn't help but feel sorrow.
Despite this, she was determined not to be bullied and taken advantage of.
She had a stronger sense of self-worth, and felt quite empowered when she and Jonas had broken up.
Meanwhile, Jonas was a little surprised that Melinda would make a condition like that. After thinking it over, he nodded in agreement. 'I'm just doing this to please Grandpa after all,' he thought to himself.
"Very well. I wish us a pleasant cooperation, my dear ex-husband,"
Melinda said with a smile. The way her lips curved up was just the same as Jonas remembered five years ago. Her eyes, however, were dull and indifferent. Even though she looked the same on the surface, Melinda had truly grown into a different person.
Jonas didn't say anything about this title. There was nothing he cared about at the moment other than achieving his goal. The remarriage procedure could be easily arranged, and Jonas hurriedly left to get it started. Since Melinda was not in a hurry, she just sat back and took a deep breath to clear her head.
'This might be harder than our first marriage,' Melinda sighed to herself. 'I can do this. I just have to stay focused.'
Not long after Jonas left, Kent arrived. Before Melinda could react, he pulled up a chair across from her and sat down.
"Are you okay?"
Kent asked in a low voice. Actually, he was a little regretful. Because of his selfish motives, he arranged for Melinda and Jonas to meet. It was so that Melinda could have a chance to finally get closure from Jonas. What Kent didn't expect was that their meeting would actually bring the two back together.
"I'm fine, Kent."
The drink she ordered had already cooled down, but she still held it tightly in her hands.
"What did he want to see you about?" questioned Kent. Jonas had told him that there was something important he needed to tell Melinda. Because of this, he was sure that they were going to close off their relationship once and for all.
"He wants to get remarried." Melinda said it so calmly and casually as if she was just saying something about the weather.
"Remarried? To you?" Shock filled Kent's face.
"Yes. I've already agreed to it."
took a sip. Her stomach throbbed a bit from how cold the drink
you out of your mind? Have you ever thought about the consequences if you return to
her, or she wouldn't have made such a decision. The Gu family was such a
it. She had endured it for five years before. Now she was ready to
a decision that you
she had been trying to escape many things, but
the Gu family. I
herself as the hostess back then, but now she did with her chin up and her voice loud and clear. The status, power
given up on me, so I can't give up myself either. Besides, Kent, I still can't get over the
Jonas could get along well and support each other in the family. But over the years, she was like a silly girl
very much. It was no wonder that a lot of people made things hard
said. After stepping out of the Gu's mansion, Melinda finally had a smile on her face. If
Kent persuaded again.
on her career in literature. This was
know? I have been dreaming a lot lately. I often dream of my child whom I have never even met. He is very beautiful, but there is resentment in
said this, she even had a warm smile on her face, but only she herself knew that her heart felt empty and bleak. This was one of the reasons she promised to go back. She wanted to avenge her child. If those people hadn't forced her, she
did not show any grief in front of Kent, and had endured it all these years. Still, Kent felt really bad and
you hate him though?" Kent asked as he
She had loved Jonas with all her heart, and now he was the person she hated the most. It
"Of course I do."
my love for him sooner, maybe a lot of things wouldn't have happened. There
that. Hate can drive you out of your mind, make you do things you don't really want to do. You
no way Kent would understand how Melinda felt since he didn't experience it for himself. It was easy enough for her
can tell the difference between good and bad. I've already decided
his fists as his lips pressed into a fine line. A sense of inability overwhelmed him. Seeing this, Melinda sighed. "Kent, I'm a little tired. I'll go back and get some
The glow she usually had was not there, and it was easy to see
was still determined to stop her from remarrying Jonas. No matter what
nerves were taut. As soon
her knees tightly. A heaviness crept up her heart, and she couldn't help but