“I don't care if you don't refer to me as your sibling or not. I'm the daughter of dad's original wife, and you're just a bastard daughter. If you're here for business matters, then let me give you a piece of advice. Don't let people find out that you're a mistress' child. Our boss absolutely detests extramarital affairs.”
I was trying to scare her on purpose. If Crystal was around, I would have watched my mouth, but Yvette was on a completely different and lower level of intelligence compared to Crystal.
As I'd expected, her face grew green. When she opened her mouth to speak, I interrupted, “You're here as a representative of the Tanner Corporation, no? Are you sure such a high-ranking secretary like yourself should be here arguing with an employee instead of, I don't know, actually going to your meeting?”
Yvette raised her hand to hit me in a fit of rage, but the sound of the elevator doors opening startled her, her documents all falling to the floor. She quickly stepped back and bent down, waving me off before I could do anything. “It's fine.”
“You are very punctual, Ms. Tanner. Our meeting is at four in the afternoon, but you're already here at half-past three.” Richard stepped out of the elevator, smiling when he saw her standing close to me. “Do you know my employee, Ms. Tanner?”
“Getting to work with you is my honor, Mr. Whitrow; of course, the very least I could do is show up early. As for this employee...” Yvette's face scrunched up in confusion. “I feel like I've seen her somewhere before, but I just can't put my finger on it...”