Chapter 21 A Mother’s Instinct
- On the other hand, Benedict, who was restrained by the guard in his arms, caught a glimpse of Thea, who happened to be quietly standing just beside Ethan in a gorgeous manner. Despite his usual reserved self, the boy’s face brightened up in excitement and happiness upon noticing the lady.
- Puckering his lips, Benedict struggled to free himself from the guard’s restraint as he was about to let out a scream. Nevertheless, he hesitated and held back when he placed his hands on the guard’s collar. No! I mustn’t call out to her now, or she will know that I have been lying to her all the time. Soon, the guard carried Benedict in his arms and revealed themselves the moment they stepped out of the shadows.
- Seemingly scared, Benedict timidly buried his head into the guard’s embrace without looking up, as if he was afraid to show his face. Nevertheless, Thea started to find the resemblance between her son and Benedict more and more uncanny, but before she could say a single word, she heard the man questioning the boy in a harsh manner. “How dare you set Mr. Johns up by telling the others he was a human trafficker? Why won’t you quit running away?!”