“Of course not!” Maximillian abruptly answered and it was late when he realized he reacted. He looked down before diverting his eyes in the other direction.
He did not said anything so Maxineirah did.
“Do you despise me for killing our birth mother?” Maxine asked out of the blue. That was the only thing she could think of a reason right now since the Countess lightened up her mind about their mother’s death.
“I never despise you!” again, Maximillian replied without thinking because of what she said. They were both taken aback by the sudden answer of Millian.