Chapter 25 A Wedding Invitation
- Britney flashed Jordan a gentle smile, but that smile was the same one that appeared in the countless childhood memories and nightmares Jordan had. “Come here—give me your hand.” Britney reached her pale hand out. She had skinny fingers, pink nail polish, and a diamond ring that glinted at certain angles. The sharp reflection of the light against the diamond shot directly into Jordan’s eyes; it seemed like a warning that something was about to happen.
- The young boy held his shaking hand out, and Britney grabbed onto him tightly before she led him out of the room. “Maybe he’s afraid that you won’t have the time to play with him once we get married,” Britney said pitifully as she brought Jordan over to Alexander. “I told him that I’d stop acting in many films; I’d take care of him and bring him to theme parks with you. He calmed down after that.” Her gaze was warm and kind as she spoke.
- Alexander felt relieved to see Jordan with his head lowered and his temper under control; he had no reason to question Britney’s words. He simply felt like the wedding was happening too soon.