An Understated Dominance by Marina Chapter 449

An Understated Dominance by Marina Chapter 449

Chapter 449

Not long after he spat out the dark blood, Hector came around. Although his body was weak, it was a miracle

that he’d made it.

As for Peter, when he saw Hector regain consciousness, he admitted defeat and apologized to Dustin sincerely. He said that he’d been foolish to underestimate the power of traditional medicine and that he’d resign from his position after returning to his country to start learning traditional medicine instead.

Dustin decided to let the man be. After all, Peter may be a proud man, but he sincerely respected those who were stronger than him.

The rest of the Harmon family also resumed their activities after making sure that Hector was fine. Quentin,

however, made sure to glare at Dustin on his way out.

“How are you feeling. Dad? Are you in pain anywhere?” Ruth walked over to the bed, holding a glass of warm


I’m fine. I just feel slightly bloated.” Hector took two sips.

“Duh. Look at the blood you threw up. It’s full of maggots!” Ruth told him, shaken.

“Huh?” Hector looked down and frowned. “What’s this?”

“Dustin said you were poisoned by mystic poison. If it weren’t for him, you’d still be unconscious right now.”

Ruth explained.

“Dustin?” Hector glanced around before noticing Dustin standing beside him, his expression turning troubled.”

I didn’t expect you to save me.”

“It’s still too early to celebrate. Although I’ve gotten rid of the venomous curse, you aren’t in the clear yet.”

Dustin told them bluntly.

“What do you mean?” Hector frowned.

“Mystic poison is a combination of witchcraft and parasitic poison. The parasitic poison has been cleared, but

the witchcraft issue remains.” Dustin explained.

“Then what should we do?” Hector asked.

“Simple. I just need to treat you once per day for the next five days, and you’ll recover,” Dustin said.

“I see.” Hector nodded and asked, “How much will each treatment cost?”

“I don’t want money. I just need you to promise me something.” Dustin bargained.

“What is it?”

“I hope you can annul the engagement between the Harmon family and the Grant family.” Dustin’s reply was astonishing.

“Annul the engagement?” Hector frowned. “Never!”

“To tell you the truth, Mr. Harmon, I’m the only one who can save your life. I think trading that marriage for your


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life is good deal,” Dustin said with a small smile.

“Are you threatening me?” Hector narrowed his eyes.

“I wouldn’t dare. I’m merely making a request.”

“My answer won’t change. Never!” Hector’s attitude was firm. “I can tell you that it doesn’t matter if you treat me. The marriage will still commence.”

“Aren’t you scared of dying?” Dustin frowned.

“What’s there to fear? Everyone has to die eventually. The only thing different is the timing.” Hector answered calmly.

“I guess you are different. No one would think about death so calmly.” Dustin sighed. He had his doubts when he heard what Ruth said earlier, but after speaking with Hector, he was now sure that the older man was not afraid of death at all

Stubborn men like Hector were always the hardest to deal with.

“It’s pointless to butter up to me now. Tell me how much money you want for saving me today, and forget about everything else.” Hector stated icily.

“You don’t have to pay me. I did what I needed to. I just want to see Natasha.” Dustin gave in.

“Why do you want to see her? You should know that there’s no future for you two!” Hector warned.

“Even if there isn’t, there’s nothing wrong with meeting friend, right? Besides, Mrs. Harmon already agreed to this earlier.” Dustin replied.


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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