CHAPTER 16: PLAYING WITH FIREAn hour before the meeting, Jack who is sitting in a wheelchair eyed his youngest son– Titus, who was sitting on the couch, with his usual bored expression. “Is something bothering you son?”Titus looked at him– his eyes were like Gabriela which reminded him of her. “I’m fine,” Titus answered. Jack sigh and looks at Michael standing beside him. He knew Titus never approved of his decision to take Michael back. The door opened and Michael’s secretary walked inside. “The boards are ready,” The woman said, Kevin immediately went towards Jack’s back and held his wheelchair, firmly before pushing it towards the door. Titus followed them, while beside him was Michael.They went to the room, led by Michael’s assistant and their bodyguards. The door opened and they immediately went inside– as planned, Alonsos was also there, sitting with the boards and there was also Sol, wearing a fitted dress, looking different with her dark red lipstick and curly hair.The
CHAPTER 15: SETTING SOMEONE FREEHis father finally woke up, Kevin immediately schedule and fix the papers for their travel, the doctor allowed his father to travel back and, it was Friday afternoon, his father was quiet than usual but he choose not to ask him.Kevin entered the room, and the nurse and bodyguards assisted his father in the wheelchair. After his father’s things were packed, they immediately went to the car, Kevin brought their bags along with his suitcase which was carried by one of their men.They help his father sit in the backseat, and after making sure his father is comfortable they entered the car, he sat beside his father who is looking at him. “Thank you, son,” His father said, he just nodded his head. The driver drives heading to the airport where their jet was currently parked. As soon as they reached the area where their jet was, the guards immediately helps his father, he was just beside his father. “Where’s Leonora?” His father asked when they entered the
CHAPTER 14: LYING IS A GAMEWhen they reached St. Martin, an hour by plane they could do a five-hour drive but choose to use the jet instead. Kevin guided him toward his father’s car and opened the door for him. He immediately went inside the car and the driver immediately drive to the hospital as soon as Kevin entered the car on the opposite side.“How’s father’s condition?” He asked. “The operation is successful, he needs to be monitored since he lost too much blood,” Kevin said, he sigh heavily and closed his eyes. Not until Michael proved his loyalty towards his father, he will still be in doubt, he ordered Kevin to do an investigation to what is Leonora and Michael’s relationship. After a twenty minutes drive, they reached the hospital and thanked god it was not traffic.When they reached the hospital’s entrance, Kevin immediately asked for directions from the lobby assistant. When they got the directions they needed, they walk to his father’s room. Kevin opened the door and the
CHAPTER 13: LOVERSHe stared out the window, and from where he is standing he can see how Leonora– his father’s wife mistreated the maids. He shakes his head and walks back towards his table. His father entered the room, wearing a suit. “Son, I will be gone for a week, take care of everything in the meantime, Michael will be assisting you,” His father said, he nodded his head, as a trainee for his father’s company, he has a lot to deal with and know about. After bidding goodbye, his father left the room. He knows that he will be with Leonora, and maybe as compensation for his stay, his father will give all his stepmother’s whims. As soon as his father left, he heard his phone ring, he looks at the screen and Michael’s name is on the screen. “Hmm,” He hmmed and then answered the phone. “Mr. Anderson, did your father already inform you?” Michael’s question. “Yes, he did,” He answered. “Will have a meeting this Saturday and you will be introduced formally, it’s your father’s order,” M
CHAPTER 12: SETTING THE FIRE“Bastard! You will regret this, dear brother,” Morgan hissed, Titus visited his brother in the jail after making sure he would not get out. Still, their father is determined to get him out with the scandalous news his brother brought to his father’s name, their father is trying to cover up the mess.“Make me regret brother, as far as I know, you are proven guilty but don’t worry, our father is doing everything for you,” Titus said, he saw Morgan laugh. “Oh! I will dear brother, just wait and see,” From his angry expression, Morgan’s expression changed quickly.“I’ve got nothing to lose, brother, unlike you,” Titus said and stood up from the chair, Kevin immediately followed him, the warden closed the gate and they walked towards the jail’s exit. They immediately headed towards Titus' car, the driver opened the door for them and they immediately went inside.On their way to the mansion, his father called. “Titus, where are you?” His father asked. “Out, why?
Chapter 11: Future PlansTyron looks at his watch as his father was talking. “That bastard! Fix this immediately, Michael!” He can sense his father’s irritation, aside from his shouting, his facial expression says it all. The party went from a good into a disaster and the humiliation is not good for her father’s expression, especially in society they also had the team stop the news and rumors, paying money to shut down articles.“I swear that boy will be the death of me,” His father hissed. He is bored from watching the team do their thing, he stood up from his seat and walks towards the beverages and pours his glass a whiskey, dropped some ice.“He knows what he is doing father, and besides, that woman is his girlfriend,” He said, not trying to calm his father down, he should at least secure his position, with his brother threatening him, he should do something, or maybe prepare for war. “Unfortunately, he does not, and you should never do what your brother did, Titus!” His father r
CHAPTER 10: THE RISE OF TITUS ANDERSONEvening came, and the people of the mansion were busy preparing for the party this evening. Tyron heaved a sigh as he stared at his reflection in the mirror, after fixing his tie. “Mr. Anderson?” One of the maids called his name, he glance at the maid thru the mirror’s reflection.“Are you ready? Your father is waiting for you,” The maid said, he nodded his head and turn, walking towards the door. He saw his brother outside leaning on the wall, holding a bottle of wine, his hair is messy, his tie is unknot and he is only wearing white long sleeves and slacks. “What are you doing here?” He asked, he saw how his brother grinned before glancing at him. “Nothing, brother, don’t be so tense,” His brother said. He was about to walk past him when his brother spoke. “I wish that you would not regret the decision you made brother, it’s not easy in here,” His brother added, it sounded like a threat. “I’ve been through worst, and don’t worry, I won’t,” He
CHAPTER 09: Losing Someone“No! You can’t do that! How dare you accuse us of stealing from our company?!” Mrs. Alonso shouted, her hand creating a loud sound as she smashed her hand on the table. “Apparently, We have, Mrs. Alonso, since Mr. Alonso stated here that he sold his shares and the ownership of the Hotel if he can’t pay the amount of money that he borrowed,” Mr. Hayes said, sounding serious about the situation, without a hint of guilt and remorse.“W-what?” Mrs. Alonso was shocked by what she heard. “No, that can’t be,” Mr. Hayes gave her the paper. “Sign it,” Mr. Hayes said, Kevin beside him who is seating, waiting for the meeting to end, the board members elected Mr. Titus Anderson as the CEO of the Hotel and Resort. “Mrs. Alonso, let’s not delay the meeting, it is clearly stated, Mr. Alonso knew the consequences of his actions,” Mr. Arturo said, one of the board members of Alonso’s Hotel and Resort. “Shut up!” Mrs. Alonso shouted, looking at Mr. Arturo harshly. “Don’t wai