(Throw it away)
Somehow she had a feeling that if Yvonne ever found out that she had feelings for Charles, she would have no chance at all.
"Is it strange for me to be here?" Yvonne sneered in a condescending manner this time. Those outsiders were worse than her. At least she could stay in Charles's house. Just as the saying goes, it is easy to fetch water when a river is near. She wouldn't let those women try to approach Charles.
"No…" Leila frowned. She didn't know why Yvonne disliked her so much, "Miss Ye, did I do something wrong? Why have you changed your attitude towards me?"
"Don't talk nonsense. Let me ask you, why are you here?" Yvonne didn't want to waste her time on Leila. She sneered, "What are you hiding behind you?"
"No… nothing." Leila was anxiously tongue-tied. She planned to visit Charles's home by surprise and didn't have any other purposes. She just wanted to see what kind of person Mrs. Lu was and remind her that Charles had a new secretary. But she didn't expect to see Yvonne here.
"Show me." Yvonne reached out to snatch the bag without hesitation. She knew Leila was hiding something. She could guess what was in Leila's mind, and she would never let her succeed.
Yvonne grabbed the bag from Leila and opened it. She froze completely at the sight of the men's suit. She took a closer look at it and realized that it was Charles's. A great rage aroused inside her. She asked loudly, "Leila, why do you have my brother-in-law's suit? What did you do to him?"
"I…" Leila was at a loss for words. Looking at Yvonne, who was burning with rage, she more or less realized why Yvonne had changed her attitude towards her. She had feelings for Charles too. Leila couldn't help but smile, coldly. She said deliberately in order to irritate her, "Mr. Lu left his suit at my home the night before yesterday. So I had it cleaned. Now I just want to return it back to him."
"Why did he go to your home?" Yvonne frowned tightly. Why? Why would Charles choose Leila rather than her? In what aspects was she any worse than Leila?
"The… the day before yesterday, we went to a dinner party. I had gotten a little drunk, so Mr. Lu drove me home, and I invited him in for a cup of tea. It's really nothing…" Leila explained immediately, "Miss Ye, don't overthink it. Mr. Lu loves Mrs. Lu very much. He will never do anything to hurt her. You don't need to be oversensitive."
"Did I say anything about that?" Yvonne shook Leila's hand off and said to her, "It's just a suit jacket. My brother-in-law will not mind it. You can take it back and throw it away if you like. You don't need to return it to him."
Leila soon grew flustered at Yvonne's words, "I can't do that. It's Mr. Lu's clothes. I must personally return it to him."
Leila reached out, trying to get the bag back from Yvonne. But Yvonne didn't let go and said, "It's just clothes anyway. I'll take it and return it to him for you. You can leave now."
When Autumn arrived at home, she found Leila and Yvonne quarrelling with each other at the gate of Dream Garden. She didn't expect to see Leila there. So she decided to find a place to hide herself, and watch them secretly.
"Give it back to me." Leila was angry and anxious. She didn't manage to meet Mrs. Lu, and she was being pestered by Yvonne.
Autumn was feeling thankful for Yvonne now. Otherwise, she would have ended up meeting with Leila there. She had been suspicious of Leila ever since she got the phone call from her that night.
She was not happy about what Leila had done.
"Why are you so anxious?" Yvonne sneered, "Leila, don't think that I don't know what you are doing. Do you have feelings for my brother-in-law? Let me tell you this, don't even think about it."
"No, I don't." Leila was agitated.
Charles got off work and drove home. When he arrived, he found Autumn hiding in the distance, looking inside. He rolled down the window and asked her, "What are you doing here?"
He was curious why she didn't go inside the house and what she was waiting for.
"Hush," Autumn said in a low voice to keep him silent. She pointed at the gate of Dream Garden and indicated Charles to go in first.
Charles turned around and saw Leila and Yvonne quarreling there. He frowned slightly and immediately understood why Autumn didn't go inside. He drove there and sounded the horn. Yvonne's eyes lit up at the sight of Charles's car, she walked directly towards him, "Charles, you're back."
"What are you doing here?" Charles asked, inquisitively. To tell the truth, he was in an extremely bad mood to see Yvonne there. But in order to put and end to the problem completely, he had to endure her for a while.
Seeing Leila there, Charles became even more displeased. He and Autumn almost got into a fight because of her phone call that night.
"Charles, Leila came here to return your suit. She said that you left it at her home the day before yesterday. Why did you go to her home?"
Charles glanced disdainfully at the clothes in front of him. Leila went to him before he could say anything. She said to Charles, "Mr. Lu. You left the suit at my home the night before yesterday. I've cleaned it. And I've come here to return it to you."
Leila smiled. She reached out to tidy her hair and continued, "Mr. Lu, I was thinking of bringing it to the company to return it to you. But I figured that people in the company would misunderstand us and it could harm your reputation. So after I thought about it carefully, I decided to come to your house and return it to you."
Leila explained her purpose for being there, pretending to be considerate. Yvonne sneered and said to Leila: "Now that you've returned it. It's time for you to leave, isn't it?"
"I…" Leila looked at Charles in front of her with a pair of plaintive eyes, and realized that Charles wasn't going to invite her in.
She felt awkward as she was now standing beside his home and he didn't even want to offer her a cup of tea.
Charles cast a sidelong glance at the clothes coldly and said, "Please do me a favor, throw it away. I don't need them anymore."
"Ok." Yvonne was filled with joy. She felt extremely relieved in her heart to see Charles treating Leila so harshly.
"You can go back now if you don't have anything else to do here." Looking at Leila's pale face, Charles said indifferently, "Keep in mind, please don't come to my house without my permission from now on. Do you understand me?"
Yes, she was his secretary, but everything between them was related to work and they should deal with matters of work within the company, instead of other places. Outside of the company, they were merely strangers.
Leila grew more and more pallid. Finally, she nodded and said to Charles, "Yes, Mr. Lu. I understand."
Autumn went inside when she saw Leila leave. It's really discomforting when you have a home but you can't go in when you want to.
When she stepped inside, she saw Yvonne talking to Charles. Yvonne said to him, "Charles, let me tell you this, Leila has her own agenda. She has feelings for you. You shouldn't do anything to hurt my sister and don't be tempted by those kind of women."