No, no, no. This couldn’t be happening again. Joy banged her hand on the steering wheel in frustration. “What is this?!”
She stared at the phone in her hand – Monique was now calling 5 minutes after sending her the picture without any response from her. She let the phone ring as she was carried away by a rush of emotions.
Who was this woman? What was this picture truly about? Was Yao really married? Like seriously?! For all this while?!
The questions were too many for her head to process on its own. *Ping* She received another message from Monique – Where are you, Joy? I’m calling you but you’re not answering, R u ok???
She knew Monique meant well, but just then she didn’t think she could talk to anyone just yet. Wait – she cast a glance at the man sipping from a teacup at the terrace – there was one person who she could speak to,
She stepped out of the car, her trembling hands finally settling as she closed the door before walking purposefully towards the restaurant.
Gino, the head greeter, smiled at her in the foyer, but she barely acknowledged him with a small wave of her right hand as she stalked toward the terrace.
“Oh hi there beautiful.” Yao was getting up to greet her with that smile that would turn her knees to jelly on any fair day…obviously not today. His smile faltered when he noticed the look on her face.
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