After going to the hospital for a check–up, it turned out that Melody didn’t suffer much except for some minor external injuries. She was just scared.
After the doctor left, Briana sat down by the hospital bed.
“What happened, Melody?”
Melody fell silent for a moment and coldly said, “My dad went gambling again. This time he lost five million. The other party said that if he didn’t come up with five million, they would chop off his hand. He sold me off for his own sake!”
Briana frowned, “Doesn’t he know that you have earned millions of dollars in these past few years?”
Melody shook her head and said, “I didn’t tell him, otherwise he would definitely use it for gambling. I don’t want him to know about that money, and I won’t give it to him!”
Looking at Melody’s strong expression, Briana couldn’t help but feel sorry for her.
Melody used to have a happy and blissful family in the past. If her father hadn’t developed a gambling addiction, the Shen family wouldn’t have gone bankrupt, and her mother wouldn’t have divorced and left her father.
“You’re right not to tell him, Melody. Actually, I’ve always wanted to ask you, do you have any plans to completely cut ties with your father?”
A hint of surprise flashed in Melody’s eyes as she suddenly looked up at Briana.
“I did consider it, but I also knew that unless I went to a place where nobody knew me, I would always live in his shadow.”
“Gambling is illegal, and he even sold you for money!”
Melody bit her lower lip and understood what Briana meant.
She closed her eyes and her voice trembled slightly, “I need to think about this…”
If her father was really sent in, she would indeed be much more relaxed, at least she wouldn’t have to worry about debt collectors coming to her door.
But she also didn’t know if she would regret it one day.
Briana nodded, “Hmm, take your time to think, you can also move out and ignore any news about him in the future.”
“Well, I got it… Briana, you’ve been busy all night, go back and rest, I can manage on my own.”
Seeing that Melody’s emotions had stabilized, Briana didn’t stay much longer.
Returning home, Briana saw Maxim sitting in the living room waiting for her, and a wave of guilt washed over her.
“Mr. Yoder, it would be better for your leg to lie down.”
Maxim looked at her with a cold expression and sneered, “If you really cared about my well–being, you wouldn’t have left without telling me anything, Briana. Do you even know how dangerous tonight was?”
Briana pursed her lips and said, “I felt like I could handle it myself.”
“What if there are even more people tonight?! Can you handle a dozen people, let alone a hundred? Even if you are skilled, your physical endurance has its limits!”
Seeing the worry in Maxim’s cold expression, Briana lowered her gaze, like a child who had done something wrong.
“Mr. Yoder, I’m sorry, I didn’t tell you because I was afraid you would worry.”
“Hehe, so I still have to thank you?!”
When Maxim heard that she went to Diamond Club alone to fight against a dozen men, he was so angry that he wanted to grab her and beat her up severely, so that she would never dare to face such dangers on her own again.
After a moment of silence, Briana discreetly glanced at Maxim.
His face still carried anger, and he noticed Briana’s gaze as her eyes coldly swept over him.
“Mr. Yoder, I’m sorry to have worried you, but it’s already so late. Let’s get some rest and go to work early tomorrow morning.”
“Not to be repeated!”
Briana didn’t dwell on the matter and spoke up, “I will transfer six million to your card later. As for the money for the Tear of Elf, I don’t have that much at the moment. I will repay you once I have enough.”
Maxim’s face turned ice–cold in an instant, she had actually calculated it so accurately with him!
He didn’t look at her again and left directly by turning his wheelchair.
Until his figure disappeared from sight, Briana finally breathed a sigh of relief and transferred six million to Maxim using her phone.
She didn’t want to owe him anymore, otherwise one day she would never be able to repay him completely.
The next morning, Briana bought breakfast and went to the hospital to see Melody.
Just as I arrived at the door of the ward, I heard Melody’s voice coming from inside, sounding extremely agitated.
“I said I don’t want to see you, can you please leave?!”