What I said had rendered Cameron speechless. Zachary frowned and looked at me, displeased, “What nonsense are you talking about?”

“I admire your relationship and am impressed by how to protect your family members, but I hope you can put yourself in people’s shoes and think of others,” I said, “Had you been more magnanimous and gracious to others, you wouldn’t have pushed your own daughter away and suffocated your grandchild.”

I was afraid I might flip out if I continued to dig up the past. Instead of paying attention to their pallid faces, I grabbed my bag and walked away.

No one human was perfect, but that was what made us so unique. Likewise, we were all neither saints nor sinners.

Whenever we viewed the world from our own perspective, we would also think what we did was right. Yet, it might be the opposite had we adopted a different point of view.

If we had the absolute freedom to destroy someone we hated, then the world would be in a state of anarchy.

Meanwhile, Ashton had arrived and parked his car by the entrance. He stood beside his car and waved at me the moment he saw me.

I walked to him, wrapped my hands around him, and leaned against his chest.

He embraced me and asked in his usual deep and soothing voice. “What’s wrong?”

I placed my head to his chest and refused to move. “I don’t want to be a good person, but I don’t want to hurt people too.”

I said that.

released him and looked at him. “Ashton, if you fall in love with someone else in the future,

his brows and cupped my face with his hand. “You’re the only woman I’d ever

lips curled into a smile, and once again, I leaned against his chest. Though I find comfort in his words, I also know it’s impossible to stop a person

into my life and loved me unconditionally, but if he finds someone else in the future and decides to move, I’d still be happy for

talking, he stood there and hugged me for a while before leading me to my

got into Ashton’s. I stared at the road and went deep

for some time, I looked at Ashton and asked, “What

question, Scarlett. You should live

before looking out of the

emotional day for me. When we got back to the

and stood beside me for quite

tall and muscular physique made me feel even more petite than I

close he was, I said in

out a low grunt. “Got it. Sleep well.”

get back to work early. By the time I woke up, Ashton had already left the

breakfast in the kitchen, looked at me and smiled. “Good morning. Mr. Ashton left early today, but he wants me to

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