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Season 4

Episode 14

(Throw the flowers away)

The officer and Emily's assistant just stood there mouth agape. Was Jack crazy?

Jack covered a hand on his cheek because he felt it stinging. Then suddenly, he threw his head back and burst into laughter. This wasn't just a dream! Emily was still alive!

To him, all those issues with the plane crash didn't matter anymore. What mattered was that Emily was alive and well. It must be a miracle and what more that he was able to find her!

Jack gazed at the luxury car that Emily was driving and he was taken back to nostalgia.

Emily wasn't brave enough before to drive because she was involved in a car accident when she was younger and ever since then, she'd been scared and she never learned how to drive.

At that time, they were still together. She snuggled up in his arms and acted like the spoiled girl that she was to him, "I can't drive but you'll drive for me, right?" she said, her eye lids fluttering.

He replied happily, "Yes, I'll drive for you. From now on, I'll be your exclusive driver. No one can sit in my passenger seat but you," he said, planting a kiss on her forehead.

But, of course, eventually he would break this promise because so many other women had already sat in his passenger seat.

Emily would break this promise too because later on, she would sit in Jacob's passenger seat. And now, she was even driving her own car!

Jack took a deep breath and at that moment, he decided that he wasn't going to let her go this time. He would do everything he could to keep her by his side. And lastly, he would do everything in his power to make sure Jacob would never find out that Emily was still alive.

This incident wasn't serious because both Emily and Jack had cooperated so it was settled very quickly.

When Emily's assistant was getting ready to leave, Jack asked her, "Who does Miss Lu work for?"

The assistant doubted him and she didn't feel okay telling him because while he claimed that he was an old friend then why didn't he know where Miss Lu was working?

Even though she was confused herself, she decided to answer him honestly because it was not like what he was asking was a secret and he could've easily found out anyway. "She's a general manager for Lu Jewelry," she said simply.

"Oh, I see. Thank you," Jack said with a thoughtful look on his face. He inferred quickly that Emily had just arrived here and she wasn't here to visit anyone and that included Jacob.

That was a good news!

Jack's mouth curled into an arrogant smile - he was one step ahead of Jacob and nothing made him happier.

In the general manager's office of Lu Jewelry.

Emily's assistant went back to the office after she dealt with the officers. The first thing she did when she got back was give Emily the report that she asked for last night. It almost took her the whole night to prepare that. She left as soon as she gave Emily the report leaving Emily alone in her office.

Emily lowered her head slightly and opened the report. She read it carefully. The report showed that LA Jewelry had grown over the years into one of the biggest jewelry brands in Z country. Their biggest competition was Lin Jewelry and they openly rivaled one another in the industry. It was a known fact that these two companies always went head to head in the business.

Emily knew the owners of both jewelry companies.

The head of LA Jewelry was Sam, so the owner was evidently Jacob. As for Lin Jewelry, the president was Magee.

Emily knew Magee because Jacob had once taken her to a dinner with him and Jennifer. Magee was both Jacob and Jennifer's friend.

Since they used to be friends, how did their relationship turn so sour? What exactly happened between them?

Emily unconsciously raised her hand and pressed her temples with her forefingers. It was a big mystery waiting to be solved and she was the one who was going to do it. As the old saying goes, "Know your enemy and you can fight a hundred battles without losing a single one." She needed to know everything about them.

She went back to studying the report again, poring over each page.

The next thing she read was a list of achievements the two companies had made over the past four years. It also specifically mentioned that LA Jewelry recalled all the jewelry designed by their deceased chief designer and was now being sold at a much higher price.

Apparently, the deceased chief designer was Emily.

When the plane crashed, everyone assumed she was dead. And since she was quite well-known, the value of her jewelry designs increased and they used that to raise the prices.

But it wasn't all just beneficial for LA Jewelry because they spent a lot of extra money on man power just to recall her designs and no one knew where the jewelry was because rumor had it that Jacob kept them all in his Tyrone Mansion.

Around noon, Emily's assistant walked into Emily's office holding a big bunch of red roses. She handed the bouquet to Emily.

"Miss Lu, someone from outside the building wanted these flowers sent to you," she explained.

"Flowers?" Emily muttered refusing to take them. Instead, she raised her brows and suspiciously glanced at the roses in her assistant's arms, "Who sent these?" she said hastily.

The assistant looked down at the flowers and shook her head with confusion, "I don't know. There's no card or name on it," she answered.

"You can keep it," Emily said, turning her attention back to the report without another glance. She wasn't interested nor curious as to who sent the flowers to her. She looked so cold-hearted and detached.

"Ah?" The assistant didn't know what to do. Even though Emily had already told her that she could have it, she couldn't just accept it, she thought it was inappropriate. "Maybe, it's from an admirer of yours, Miss, I can't accept this," she said politely.

"Okay, then throw it away," Emily said immediately.

"Hmm… All right, I'll just throw it out, Miss," the assistant said, a bit disappointed. There were like in total 99 roses in the bouquet and they looked so beautiful. Unfortunately, it would all go to waste because Emily didn't want anything to do with them and she wanted them thrown out.

No matter how reluctant she was to just throw them out, she would never disobey Emily. So she just turned around and headed for the trash bin.

"Wait a minute," Emily stopped her, "If I receive more flowers in the future, either refuse to accept it or throw it out right away. Don't send them my way ever again."

"All right," the assistant nodded. She suddenly remembered that Emily had a daughter. Perhaps she was married, and if she was, it would make sense that she wouldn't accept flowers from an unknown admirer.

But Emily never wore a ring... Maybe she was a single mother...

Emily was pretty sure that her assistant was already coming up with all sorts of conclusions as to why she wanted the flowers thrown out. But that was only because she knew who the flowers were from. She knew very well that the flowers were from Jack. And to her, it didn't mean anything.

When the day ended, Emily took a cab home because her car was just sent in for repairs.

While Emily was waiting at the streets for a cab to pass by, a black Rolls-Royce pulled over in front of her. The window was rolled down and Emily was met with a handsome, familiar face.

"Emily…" Jack said out of habit but regretted it as soon as he said so he got off the car. "Miss Lu, can I invite you to have dinner with me?" he asked more politely this time.

"No. I'm sorry," Emily answered coldly. She just stared at Jack blankly, "I'm going home now."

Beryl was waiting for her at home. And to Emily, nothing was more important than her daughter.

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