Chapter 1 - Part 1
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Griffith’s usual neat gaze reached Oscar.
Griffith stared at Oscar with completely unshakable eyes. Just as Oscar felt his way, so did Griffith.
“Can you get out of my way?”
Griffith pushed Oscar, who was blocking his path, with his fingertips and entered the room.
He heard the door closing behind his back. He asked in a quiet voice.
“Lelia. Did you comfort her well?”
“Is there a need for your curiosity?”
Oscar looked at him with his arms folded. Griffith smiled at Oscar like that.
“Of course I’m curious. Lelia is ours.”
Oscar’s forehead is wrinkled.
Griffith said one more thing as if the provocation Oscar did was funny.
“Well, I guess you didn’t comfort her with your body.”
Griffith truly found Oscar’s expression funny.
He was okay with this much.
He had already prepared himself a long time ago.
Griffith was going to take the time to get everything together very slowly.
In order to do so, Oscar could bear this as much as he wanted.
At the reaction contrary to his expectations, Oscar wrinkled his brow for a moment, then returned to being expressionless.
“What are you doing there?”
After washing briefly and changing clothes, Lelia was surprised to see the two and asked.
Lelia was very embarrassed.
Oscar hasn’t left yet. Standing there in that outfit, and looking at Griffith calmly.
“Lady, it’s me.”
At that moment, Lelia’s eyes became round at the voice heard from outside.
Becky was outside the door.
Lelia ran fast and pulled Griffith and Oscar’s arms.
Then she pushed them into the bedroom and closed the door. It happened in an instant.
“Shhh, be quiet.”
She didn’t forget to warn before closing the door.
It was a very difficult situation for Becky to see.
Oscar seemed to be wearing a top, and there was Griffith, so she didn’t know what misunderstanding she would have.
After confirming several times that the bedroom door was closed, Lelia walked towards the large door.
And slowly opened the door.
“Oh, my. Miss. Did you already wash up?”
“I thought you overslept… How do you feel?”
Becky’s voice was cautious. She was worried about Lelia because of yesterday’s events.
For Lelia, who fell asleep while crying for the whole night yesterday, Duke Superion issued a special order.
It said that Lelia would need time to be alone, so don’t go and watch Lelia at night.
That’s why Becky only came late in the morning.
“…It’s okay. I’m fine.”
“Are you sure you’re okay? You don’t look good. Your eyes are swollen. Shall I bring you some ice?”
“Oh, no. It’s okay. Really…”
While Lelia was dealing with Becky, Griffith sat leisurely on the bed. It was the space where Oscar hugged Lelia all night.
“Oh, Lelia’s scent. It’s nice.”
Griffith breathed in and said.
At his shameless attitude, Oscar felt absurd. However, it was clear that Griffith’s heart was broken even if he pretended to be fine.
Oscar was well aware of how much Griffith desired for Lelia.
The same goes for the rest of the guys.
However, Romeo knew how to restrain it, and Kalix would not force Lelia into accepting his desires.
However, Griffith was so insidious that it made Oscar anxious. He wanted to remove him from Lelia’s life, but he couldn’t.
Unfortunately, Lelia treated all four friends fairly.
If Griffith disappears, she will be greatly disappointed.
Now, he doesn’t want Lelia’s perfect balance to be broken either.
Oscar leaned against the wall with his arms folded as he stared at Griffith.
Griffith looked around in a good mood and asked, “Ah!”
“What about Lelia?”
“How was Lelia’s skin? How soft is it? What does it taste like?
Oscar couldn’t stand his trashy questions and rushed in.
Griffith burst into laughter when he lifted his fist with his collar in his hand.
“You have to do this to provoke me, you idiot.”
“Since you were young and up till now, you are still very much lacking.”
“If you say that again about Lelia, I’ll really kill you.”
“Anyway. Soon, I’ll know what it feels like and what it tastes like.”
It was when Oscar couldn’t stand his provocation and tried to punch him.
Suddenly, his fist stopped in the air.
Just in time, Lelia, who sent Becky out, opened the bedroom door.
Lelia stiffened and she blinked at the sight.
Oscar’s grip on Griffith’s collar loosened.
At the same time, Griffith gasped loudly like a person who was suffocated and regained freedom. It was an abominable performance.
“Griffith! Are you okay?”
Lelia, who came close, looked at Griffith first. Then she looked at Oscar with a little reproach in her eyes.
“Oscar, what’s wrong with you?”
Last time, she witnessed with her own eyes the traces of strangulation on Griffith’s neck.
She thought she would say it one day. She didn’t expect to witness this scene in person.
Of course, she loves Oscar, but Griffith was also a precious friend to her.
She didn’t want to see her friends fighting.
“Yesterday, I’m still… I’m still confused. But I do not wish to worry about you fighting anymore.”
Then Griffith continued as if he had waited.
“Yeah, Oscar. I’m sorry… So, whenever Lelia is not around, please do not use violence, rather solve it through conversation.”
Oscar laughed dumbfoundedly.
“I guess I came too early. I didn’t expect Oscar to be around the whole night, Lelia.”
Griffith raised himself and said.
At that, Lelia bowed her head with red ears.
Griffith gazed persistently at Lelia’s red ears, with shady eyes that were not hiding his desires.
As if he wanted Oscar to see it.
“I’ll be on my way, Lelia. See you later.”
Griffith left the bedroom, and soon there was a sound of his exit through the large door of the drawing room.
Lelia placed her hand on her chest and exhaled loudly.
Oscar was very annoyed, but he tried hard to hide his feelings.
Oscar called her.
Griffith said something that stimulated him first, and he intended to behave like a child.
Lelia was particularly weak to him from childhood, so he thought she would definitely feel better.
But before he even brought it up…
Lelia approached first and hugged Oscar’s waist.
“Oscar, please don’t fight with your friends.”
He couldn’t win against Lelia. Because in front of her, he was forever a sinner.
Oscar hugged Lelia and just nodded.
“Griffith’s personality… I know it, but still… we’re friends. Don’t argue and don’t hurt each other.”
“I got it.”
As if she was proud, Lelia patted his wide back.
It was too wide and hard to reach, but Lelia didn’t care.
Oscar put his lips on Lelia’s neck. Resisting the urge to bite, he said with his lips on her neck.
“If I behave like before and be obedient quietly, what will you do for me?”
Lelia shrugged her body at the tickling sensation, but Oscar grabbed her even tighter and held her in place.
The cold lips swept down the earlobe.
Oscar began whispering secret words into Lelia’s ear. As expected, Lelia’s face heated up.
Lelia jumped and pushed Oscar away.
“How can you make me do that?”
“I want to get rewarded in return for being quiet, can’t I?”
“You, you can?”
“Then what should I do? Griffith, Kalix, and Romeo are all going to bother me now.”
“How about this?”
Oscar whispered once again in Lelia’s ear.
It felt like her heart was beating irregularly because of the hot breath blowing into her ears. Lelia held back and listened to him.
The whispers of a sweet proposal made it as if her ears would melt.
A small smile was caught around Lelia’s mouth.
Soon, Lelia hugged Oscar’s waist tighter and nodded several times.
The family treated Lelia like a sprout that struggled to bloom in the midst of ruins.
Lelia was even uncomfortable as she could feel them being careful with every word and gaze.
However, even if she knew about their consideration for her, she did not try to point it out. All Lelia could do was to show them an appearance of being alright.
But her efforts collapsed in front of her mother.
“Don’t try too hard, Lelia.”
“It’s because everyone is worried. That’s what family is like.”
Her mother has yet to regain her memory, but she had warmly hugged Lelia who was crying sadly a few days ago.
It was also the first day Elizabeth heard the word ‘mother’ from the princes…
Even without her memories, her feelings of affection were still present.
Elizabeth recalled the memory of that day.
Princess Julianna, who tried hard to hide her hostile gaze, held her hand and asked for her to return with them.
The twin princes that called her ‘mother’.
Although she did not recover her memories, as soon as she saw the princes, Elizabeth felt something.
The deep feelings, the pain in her heart, she felt guilty of not being able to remember them.
However, she could not follow the two to the Imperial castle.
In her eyes, Lelia looked pitiful, as if she was all alone in the world. Even though her family and friends were around her.
All her life, she wanted to see this child next to her, living and smiling happily.
She had no memory of her past and her purpose, but if she had anything she wanted for the rest of her life, this was it.
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