Jackson folded his arms behind his head as he followed them out.

After Shane put Natalie in the passenger seat, he did not drive away. Instead, he sat by her side and watched her quietly as he waited for her to wake up.

Before long, an hour flew by, and she was awake, just as Stanley said.

Seeing him looking at herself, she thought she must be dreaming, so she rubbed her eyes a few times and found that he was still there. Only then did she realize that she was fully conscious at the moment.

“Why are you here?” she inquired, baffled.


A second later, it dawned on her that she was in his car, and she became even more puzzled.

Wasn’t I in Stanley’s office? I’m supposed to be hypnotized by him, but why am I with Shane now?

Just then, something popped into her mind. She flicked Shane a glance. “Did you bring me out of Stanley’s office?”

He pursed his lips and questioned back, “Why did you go and meet him?”


“It’s none of your business.”


is that not my business? Do you know that he would have taken advantage of you if I

impossible!” Natalie objected


out a scoff. “How so? Do you remember what

by his question, she blinked and lowered her head. “Yes, but the past is in the past.

is,” he huffed. “The

one who asked him to do

dumbstruck. “What? You asked him


formed on his face. “Why? Give me a

painful today. So I came here to let Stanley check on me. He said that there was nothing wrong with my brain, so he suspected that it might have

explains why there was

dissipated substantially after hearing her explanation, and his voice softened. “Why

can I expect you to care about me when

bit his lip and

exhausted. “My memory hasn’t changed the slightest. I bet you had

that, she opened the door and got out of his

are you going?” Shane narrowed

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