Katharine’s words were harsh, and understandably, Eleanor felt a stab of guilt, “Katharine, I don’t belittle Caleb, and neither does Bernard. He thinks of Caleb as his own brother, and he…”
“He thinks of Caleb as a brother, so he send him to his death?!”
“Bernard went to Area Opaca, and the first person he didn’t tell was Caleb. He didn’t want to drag him into it, how can you think he would send him to his death?”
Despite Eleanor’s explanation, Katharine wasn’t having any of it. Her anger, which had just cooled, flared up again, “Shut up! I don’t want to hear your excuses, you’re all in this together!”
“Katharine…” Before Eleanor could finish her sentence, Katharine, wild with rage, got up and lunged at her. Before Cedric could intervene, or Robin could hold her back, a mature and steady figure rushed in.
The figure, upon entering, swiftly raised a hand and slapped Katharine across the face.
“What an embarrassment!”
York had a strong hand, and with that slap, Katharine lost her balance and fell to the ground.
She felt a pain in her belly, and something began to ooze out. But she just sat there, stunned, looking at York.
York didn’t notice the blood. He stood over her, glaring at her in rage.
“You’ve been secretly dating that bodyguard Caleb, and you’re carrying his child. If you have no sense of shame, fine. But you’re making a scene over a dead man!”
“He’s not dead!” With a strength she didn’t know she had, Katharine pushed away Robin, who had bent down to help her up. She balled her fists and screamed at York, “Caleb’s not dead, he’s alive and well, I won’t let you curse him!!”
In recent times, Katharine’s mental state had been unstable. York had been keeping a vigilant watch over her, taking care of her day and night, but it seemed… she couldn’t be woken up from her delusion.
“Are you crazy?” York, emotionally exhausted, reached out to pull Katharine up, but she struggled and inadvertently slapped him across the face.
York was a man of high standing, and he had never been hit by his own child before. His face darkened, but he didn’t retaliate. He just looked at her with a mixture of pain and anger.
“Do you have any idea how many people know about your crazy antics over a man? They’re all laughing at you behind your back! How are you going to get married after this?!”
Hearing these words, Katharine suddenly seemed to regain her senses and stopped struggling.
“Dad, is my worth only measured by a business marriage in your eyes?”
Hearing her words, York felt a lump in his throat.
“You’re my daughter, you should marry the best, not a bodyguard. Now that he’s dead, it’s for the best. Otherwise, I would never have allowed you two to be together.”
This was the end for Katharine and Caleb. They couldn’t be together in life, and even in death, they couldn’t be together. Katharine hugged herself and sat on the ground, laughing bitterly.
“President Spencer, you’re quite the great man…”
Being mocked by his own daughter, York didn’t feel good. He gripped Katharine’s shoulders and lifted her from the ground, “If you make a scene in public again, I’ll lock you up!”
As soon as Katharine was lifted up, Robin noticed the blood on the ground. His face turned pale.
“Katharine, you’re bleeding and you didn’t even notice? Why didn’t you say something?!”
Following Robin’s gaze, Katharine looked down at herself. Only when she saw the blood did she react, “Robin, I’m hurting so much inside, I didn’t feel it.”
She grabbed Robin’s arm, tears streaming down her face, “This is Caleb’s only child. I don’t want to lose him. Please help me, Robin, please help me…”