Chapter 2

Nolan never knew this woman could look so serene and gentle asleep.

He glanced at the bite marks on her fingers. Was it because she was drugged and had to resort to such methods just to keep herself awake? How did someone as sharp-witted as her end up being preyed on

If he had not run into her tonight, or worse still, if she had not escaped, then she would have…

Maisie’s brows suddenly scrunched up, and her lashes trembled. It seemed like she was having a nightmare.

“No!” Hearing her scream, Nolan leaned closer to her. “Maisie?”

In her dream, Maisie yet again saw the man ravaging her that fateful night six years ago, but this time the man was faceless…

Maisie opened her eyes. She was frightened by the magnified face before her eyes, so she lifted her hand instinctively. “Ahhh!”

“Mr. Goldmann, is everything okay…” Hearing the commotion inside, Quincy barged in through the door. The moment he walked in, he saw a swollen red slap mark on Nolan’s cheek. He quickly turned to leave, shutting the door tightly behind him.

Mr. Goldmann had been slapped in the face. No way was Quincy telling anyone that! So, he saw nothing!

came back to her senses. Seeing the storm clouds surrounding Nolan, she blurted awkwardly, “Haha… Why

and looked up at her. “This is the kindness I get in return for sending

 that was completely unintentional,” Maisie said in her defense. She lifted her face forward. “How about you give me a slap, and

He preferred her best

at a karaoke bar?” Nolan

smiled politely. “What‘s the point in telling you? You wouldn’t be

back down. She waved him away. “I‘ll just rest here for a

wanted to strangle this



the ward. Quincy, who was patiently waiting outside the door, continued pretending not to see the

her home once she wakes

for words to utter a

 out of the karaoke bar entrance, furiously cursing through

not escaped, she would not have fallen into the groping hands

she going to let Maisie get

again, it was already ten at night. Carrying her cellphone in one hand, she walked out of the ward. To her surprise, Quincy was sitting upright on

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