An Understated Dominance by Marina Chapter 407

An Understated Dominance by Marina Chapter 407

Chapter 407

Mike turned his attention to Dustin, who was standing next to Mr. Robinson. He couldn’t help feeling threatened by Dustin’s calm demeanor and good looks.

“This is Mr. Rhys, our family’s honored guest. He came over to help out.” Mr. Robinson explained.

“Help out?” Abigail humphed disdainfully. “He hasn’t said a single thing since he arrived. You call that helping


“She’s right! Although he has good looks, it’s embarrassing how much of a scaredy–cat he is.” The short- haired girl shook her head.

While none of the other girls spoke, it was clear that they were all secretly looking down on DustinWhat was the point of being so handsome if he was going to run at the first sign of trouble? He was nothing but an utterly unreliable man.

“A man should act like one, buddy. You shouldn’t try to break up a fight if you’re scared, or you might get hurt.” Mike sniggered and patted Dustin’s shoulder.

Dustin smiled without saying anything, unbothered by those measly words.

“Well, since everything’s over, let’s go back.” Mr. Robinson smoothed things over before turning his attention. to his daughter. “Abigail, I’ve told you many times not to run around at night, especially in places like these. It’s dangerous! Hurry up. We’re going home now.” He grabbed her wrist.

“Let me go!” Abigail flung his hand away, annoyed. “You can go back alone! What I do is none of your business!

“What are you doing? I’m just worried about you.” Mr. Robinson frowned.

“Worried about me? What’s the point?” Abigail snorted. “Even if I run into trouble, what can you do? It was their fault, yet you kept apologizing! You might not feel embarrassed, but I do!”

“I’m just locking out for you. Your safety comes first. And there was no need to make things worse,” Mr. Robinson reasoned.

“Does that mean I’m supposed to put up with everything?” Abigail was disappointed. “You always get treated like this. Do you know why I hate you? Because you’re a coward! I’m begging you. Don’t ever show up in front of my friends ever again. Having a father like you is the biggest embarrassment of my life!”

Mr. Robinson froze. He opened his mouth, but nothing came out. He didn’t know what to say. All he wanted was for his daughter to be safe and sound

“What are you waiting for? Bri

at the door,


your guest and leave! I don’t want to see you guys anymore!” Abigail pointed

“Go away!” Abigail fumed, ashamed. Why was her father a mere servant who constantly had to be careful around others, while other people’s fathers were successful and famous?


“You guys should head back first, Uncle Robinson. Don’t worry. Abigail will be fine. I’ll protect her,” Mike said with a smile. It was rare to see a father being chewed out by their daughters like this.

“Thank you.” Mr. Robinson forced out a smile and turned to leave.

Just then, they heard some noise coming from the entrance of the karaoke bar, and the man in a suit who had just left came barging in violently with a few dozen men.

“There! Gather them up!” the suited man yelled.

The fierce men drew out their blades and surrounded the room, their vicious gazes frightening those inside. As students, how could they ever win against knives?

“Wait!” Mike stomped forward. “I’m warning you. This place belongs to Lord Horst, who is a friend of my dad. You’re dead meat if you touch us!”

“Are you fucking threatening me right now?” With a mighty slap, the man sent Mike tumbling to the floor. “So what? I’m his fucking brother!!”

His words immediately caused an uproar.

An Understated Dominance by Marina Vittori

An Understated Dominance by Marina Vittori

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Status: Ongoing Type: Author: Artist: Released: Sep 4, 2023 Native Language: English

An Understated Dominance - Dahlia Nicholson and Dustin Rhys had been married for three years. After Dahlia’s meteoric rise to success, she abandons the useless dead weight that’s Dustin, proposing divorce. Unbeknownst to her, everything she had ever achieved was only because of him.

An Understated Dominance by Marina Vittori Summary

"An Understated Dominance" by Marina Vittori is a captivating novel that delves into the complex dynamics between Dahlia Nicholson and Dustin Rhys, two individuals whose lives intertwine in unexpected ways. Set against the backdrop of a bustling metropolis, the story unravels with a blend of passion, ambition, and hidden desires. Dahlia Nicholson, a fiercely independent woman in her late twenties, is a rising star in the world of architecture. Possessing an innate talent for design and a determination to succeed in a male-dominated industry, Dahlia is not one to back down from a challenge. Her sharp wit and unyielding spirit are the hallmarks of her character, making her a force to be reckoned with. Dustin Rhys, on the other hand, is a successful entrepreneur in his early thirties, known for his astute business acumen and charismatic presence. The heir to a vast empire, Dustin is accustomed to power and privilege, but his life is far from perfect. Burdened by familial expectations and haunted by his own demons, he harbors secrets that threaten to unravel his carefully constructed facade. Their paths cross during a high-profile architectural project, where Dahlia's innovative designs catch Dustin's discerning eye. Recognizing her talent, he offers her the opportunity of a lifetime to collaborate on a groundbreaking project that could redefine the skyline of the city. Initially hesitant to align herself with someone as enigmatic as Dustin, Dahlia eventually succumbs to the allure of the project and the promise of professional recognition.

An Understated Dominance by Marina Vittori

As they embark on this creative journey, a palpable tension simmers beneath the surface. The professional boundaries blur, giving way to a magnetic attraction that neither can deny. Their interactions are charged with a subtle, unspoken dominance, a dance of power and vulnerability that heightens the intensity of their connection. Vittori masterfully navigates the intricacies of Dahlia and Dustin's relationship, weaving a narrative that explores themes of ambition, trust, and the complexities of love. Each character is rendered with depth and nuance, allowing readers to empathize with their struggles and celebrate their triumphs. The novel takes unexpected turns as Dahlia and Dustin confront their own insecurities and confront the ghosts of their pasts. Their personal growth is intertwined with the evolution of their relationship, creating a narrative that is as much about self-discovery as it is about love. As the architectural project nears its completion, the stakes are higher than ever. The climax of the story culminates in a breathtaking revelation, forcing Dahlia and Dustin to confront the choices that will shape their futures. "An Understated Dominance" is a testament to Marina Vittori's skill in crafting emotionally resonant narratives. Her prose is elegant and evocative, painting a vivid picture of a world where passion and ambition collide. The novel leaves readers with a profound sense of satisfaction, having witnessed the transformation of two individuals who find strength in vulnerability and ultimately, a love that defies convention. In this tale of love and ambition, Vittori proves that true dominance lies not in power plays, but in the quiet, understated moments of connection that have the power to change lives forever.  


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