Ice and Fire

Chapter 296 Love Is With A Cost (Part One)

Derek saw Jackson looking towards the other side, so he looked over there too, and the expression on his face became cold.

"Good evening, everyone!" said Sally, smiling as she walked towards them, clutching the crook of Stephen's arm.

Stephen, watched Cherry, as he stepped closer.

"Why are you here?" Selina was astonished when she saw sally, thus she asked in shock. She thought Sally wasn't qualified to attend this sort of occasion.

"Why shouldn't I be here? Do you think you are the only one qualified to be here? Do you think that highly of yourself?" Sally had a scornful look as she retorted.

Selina sneered at Sally's words and asked, "Then please, tell me why you are here? Are you Stephen's companion?"

After Selina finished speaking, Cherry glanced at Stephen and met his eyes.

Stephen immediately explained, "Cherry, don't be concerned, she's just my temporary companion."

Hearing Stephen jumping to explain Sally to Cherry made Jackson's blood boil. It was obvious Stephen cared about what Cherry thought about him, and he hadn't taken his eyes off her since they arrived.

Jackson impulsively dragged Cherry into his arms and stared at Stephen furiously without saying a word.

Jackson's sudden act saddened Sally. She looked at Jackson with love in her eyes, and asked, "Jackson, do you have to be so obvious with your affections in front of me?"

"She's my wife! Why shouldn't I give her my affections?" Jackson stated coldly.

her hand from Stephen's arm and stepped closer to Jackson. Standing beside him, she pulled his coat-tail with her hand,

without even glancing at Sally, he said to her, "I don't

that, he shook her hand

thinking, 'I better put up with it for this occasion. After all, Jackson's the one in the spotlight here. If I quarrel with him and ruin the party, Mond

change the unpleasant situation. He called to Stephen, "Mr. Stephen! Glad to see you here! Please, come and have a drink with me! It'll give me a chance to get your opinion

understanding Wilson's reasoning.

with Wilson, Jackson gradually calmed down. He

felt the atmosphere too depressing for her. Wherever Sally appeared, she felt as

would you accompany me to the washroom?" asked Cherry,

no problem!"

Jackson's hand away and left with Selina.

his eyes, and he felt his heart flooding with sadness. He knew she was still

and said

his head as he

on Jackson's arm and in an intimate tone, she said, "Jackson, we're the only two here now. Let's go inside and

was cold, and he stood rigidly

my love on you!" Sally said coquettishly, never loosening her

a cold look and asked, "Are

immediately filled with astonishment. She

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