Ice and Fire

Chapter 56 Busy Times

Jackson and Jean both looked towards the direction the voice sounded.

A familiar face came into sight. Jackson let out a name, "Walter!" Walter Wang was the one that had cried out Jackson's name. He had been living abroad for a long time, and had just come back for a few days and wanted to hang out with his old friends.

"Jackson, why is she here?" asked Derek. He was next to Walter Wang, and he was a bit surprised to see Jean there.

When she heard Derek asking about her, Jean loosened her grip on Jackson's hand, and played innocent.

Walter Wang, not sure about the situation, mistook the woman for Jackson's wife. He had heard about Jackson's marriage when he was still abroad, and based on the intimacy he saw between Jackson and Jean, Walter thought that the pretty woman must be his wife.

"Jackson, your wife is a beauty!" he bantered. He looked at Jean up and down, and said, "Such a nice figure, and such a nice look. She definitely beats all of the girls abroad. What a nice lady!"

Flattered by what Walter Wang had just said, Jean's hidden inside vanity got significantly satisfied. Jean smiled like a lady, and said, "Thank you."

But Jackson's face darkened, and he looked at Walter Wang, and said, "What are you saying there? She's John's wife, not mine!"

Derek. After many years of living abroad, this guy, Walter Wang, had not changed a bit, and his eyes still lit up instantly whenever he saw a

but he had never thought that he

wife? Sorry man, my bad,

were glued to Jean for the whole time he spoke. He still couldn't

acted like an innocent girl, and meekly said, "Never mind,

saw how bitchy Jean actually looked like. He did not want to

302, " said Derek.

He then left with Derek first, and left Jean and Walter Wang

Wang turned to Jean, and said, "If you're John's wife, then why not come with us? We're hanging together to celebrate my coming back from abroad. Why don't you call John and also invite him

said, "Is that ok? No

and besides, Jackson is John's uncle, and we're family. Just relax,

Wang without uttering

he heard that Walter was back, John came over as soon as he finished his work. When he entered the room, he ignored Jean, who was chatting with some guys in one of the corners of the room, and

her to get close to, but she couldn't even approach Walter, whom she had just met. Jean felt that all of her efforts were in vain, and what was worse, her best friend, the aristocratic daughter, whom Jean was supposed to have dinner with, might have been very angry at her, because Jean had told her that something had just come up for

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