Ice and Fire

Chapter 24 Missing Because Of The Separation (Part One)

Jackson immediately stood up and walked to the door.

When he opened the door, he saw that Cherry was picking up broken glass pieces. She was squatting on the ground and there were faint scald marks on the back of her hand.

Jackson squatted down at once, grabbed her wrist, looked at it and asked with concern,"Did you scald yourself?"

Cherry did not look up at him. She freed her hand from Jackson's and continued picking up the broken glass pieces scattered on the floor.

"Stop! Watch your hands!" said Jackson angrily. Why was this woman so stubborn?

"It's none of your business. Am I the person that you should be worried about now?" asked Cherry. She became angry, too. She raised her head and looked directly into his eyes. Her eyes were full of tears.

Seeing that Cherry was sad, Jackson felt distressed. She must have heard their conversation.

Derek stood behind Jackson, but he was too frightened to say a word.

Cherry felt that if she kept on like this, she would be laughed at since Derek was also there.

breath, stood up while pretending that she was strong,

of the door closing, Derek quickly walked up to Jackson

was in

been missing, had come back. He should urgently go to see her, ask about how she had lived for all these years and

for me downstairs in the car, I'll be there soon,"

a dilemma. He nodded and did

walked to the bedroom and opened the door. He saw Cherry sitting on

which was already slightly

sat still. She did not answer his question.

Cherry was angry with him, he wanted to neither explain himself nor force his will

that, Jackson

into tears. He had left her

She was alone in such a big bed and

that woman named Sally He now leaning into his

failed. Her mind had already become a mess. The swollen skin on the back of her hand had become more and more painful, but

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