- Massimo POV.
- She got me. She got me good. It was downright hilarious, but a dying man couldn't laugh. Genovese was right, Gabrielle never hesitated when it came to taking out rivals. She used any means necessary. That was why she kept Luca Padova alive, she used him to lure me to my doom. After a sleepless night filled with pain and agony, I'd gone to a private doctor of mine to check what was wrong when it felt like my insides were on fire. It was Polonium 210 poisoning, that too after wasting precious time carrying other tests for other sorts of poisons because from what I'd learned, the poison was a master of disguise. You couldn't find it unless you went looking.
- I dragged my hands through my hair pulling strands of it out. My hands shook as I held it, my vision blurry. Was this it? I was just going to go away like that when I'd achieved everything I ever wanted, maybe not all, but the rest were supposed to be easy.