An Understated Dominance by Marina Chapter 428

An Understated Dominance by Marina Chapter 428

Chapter 428

“Stop talking nonsense!” Autumn glared at him.

“Uncle, I have a healing pill here. Shall we let Grandfather try it?” Patrick suddenly stepped forward from the crowd, holding a Gemiphen. He wouldn’t take such a risk if his grandfather’s condition weren’t critical.

“A healing pill?” Torben furrowed his brow. “This thing looks suspicious. Where did you get it from?”

“A friend gave it to me,” Patrick answered truthfully.

“Hah! Your friends? They’re a bunch of useless people.” Torben sneered. “Take that pill away quickly, and stop embarrassing yourself here.”

“Grandfather’s condition is not looking good right now. I want to give it a try. What if it actually works?” Patrick


“I said it’s not going to work! Take it away!” Torben slapped the Gemiphen out of Patrick’s hand.

“You-” Patrick frowned.

“What? You got a problem? Should we settle it with a fight?” Torben clenched his fist, displaying his robust

muscles. Patrick was known to be a weakling in their family. Torben could easily knock him out with a single


“I can’t be bothered to talk to you!” Patrick took deep breath and finally held himself back. As he was about to pick up the Gemiphen from the ground, a foot suddenly appeared and crushed the pill.

“What are you doing?” Patrick’s face darkened.

“Hmph! What’s the use of keeping such a worthless pill? What if it upsets grandfather’s stomach?” Torben said arrogantly. While saying that, he stepped on the pill even harder, grinding it into powder.

“Torben! You’ve gone too far!” Patrick clenched his fists.

“Disrespectful brat! How dare you talk to your older cousin like that?” Spring glared at Patrick and immediately began protecting Torben.

“Uncle, he was the one being unreasonable!” Patrick furrowed his brow.

“Nonsense! My son is just concerned about his grandfather’s safety. Who knows if that pill of yours is

poisonous?” Autumn spoke arrogantly.

“That’s right! What if you’re trying to harm grandfather?” Torben said haughtily. With his father backing him up. they could easily bully Patrick.

“That’s enough! Father is sick, and you’re still bickering here and there. What do you think you’re doing?”

Spring spoke sternly. Instantly, the guys shut up.

As the eldest brother, he still carried some authority.

“They’re here! Mr. Turner from Stoneray Valley has arrived!”

Suddenly, a voice rang out from the entrance. Soon after, a thin man in a black robe slowly walked in with a


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medicine box.

“Mr. Turner, you’ve come just in time. Please hurry up and take a look at my father!” Spring quickly led the man to the bedside.

“Everyone, please remain calm. Allow me to examine him first.” Nicholas sat down slowly and began feeling Paul’s pulse. After a while, his eyebrows furrowed. “Everyone, the patriarch’s situation is grim. The internal injuries have accumulated too long and suddenly erupted with great force. His meridians are shattered, and his vital energy is in disorder. With my abilities, I’m afraid I can’t do much to help.”

“What?” Spring panicked. “Mr. Turner, you’re an elder of Stoneray Valley. If even you can’t treat him, who else can?”

“Unless my master comes out of seclusion. Otherwise…” Mr. Turner shook his head.

“My father would have passed away by the time he comes out of seclusion!” Autumn frowned.

“Wait!” Suddenly, Nicholas sniffed and said, “What a fragrant medicinal scent. Do you have any miraculous panacea here?”

“What do you mean by panacea? We would have let Grandfather take them if we had any.” Torben replied rudely.

However, Nicholas ignored him. Like a hunting dog, he kept sniffing and tried to search for the smell Soon, he fixated his gaze on the crushed Gemiphen, and his face fell immediately.

“What… Who did this? Such a waste! Such a terrible waste!”

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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