Chapter 26 Bargirls

“Stop it. Stop it,” Jessica continued pleading and muttering in a daze, still crouched on the ground.

Just stop it all. Whether it is the buzzing in my ears or Trevor’s questions. Leave me alone, Jessica thought miserably.

All she wanted to do was to live. Once upon a time, she was Horington’s top socialite. Now, the

only thing she wanted was to keep living. Was it that hard for others to let her do that?

“Jessica, what’s the matter?”

A pair of hands held her shoulders and gently pushed her.

Jessica lifted her head in response. When she saw the man’s face in front of her, she found herself traveling back to five years ago to the moment when the man said that he was sending her back to the warzone.


Her legs gave out on her, and she fell to her knees. Then, she prostrated before Trevor and cried out, “Mr. Gulliford, please have mercy. I’m already in this state. Please just let me go. I know I’ve done wrong now.”

As she kept her forehead touching the floor, her throat tightened. Her tear ducts itched, but still,

no tears came out.

fell in love with him, she was a distinguished socialite who never

had ended up in

falling in love with him is my mistake, I’ll correct it. I’ll change my ways. Is that not enough?

her knees before him. Five years

“Why?” he wondered.

do that, for she had killed someone. Yet, Trevor found the air thinning around him

you that I’ll let you go once

off. Once the door was

room, his body swayed, and his world spun around

– he caught Trevor in

that ever since Jessi-” Realizing that he had said the wrong things, Martin quickly corrected himself. “You’ve been drinking coffee non-stop since two days ago, so you haven’t been

did not speak. His expression was dark as

for a long time before the buzzing in her ears

left the dressing room, Trevor and the others were gone. As she had injured her forehead, the doctor gave her a pack of anti-inflammatory pills. She then took a cab back to Cerulean

things at Cerulean were still the same as ever. Natalie still

corridor and wait for one of the patrons to

one of the patrons in a private room asked for a large number of

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