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Season 4

Episode 26

(You poisoned me)

"It's like..." Emily couldn't find the right words to explain so she used German and led Beryl out of the room.

Now it was just her and Jack alone in the room.

She had no plans of inviting him in but he still went in and even had a cute dog with him.

"Good, good. What did you eat? Because that's where you got your food poisoning," Emily said. She was still at a loss as to what to say but she still did her job. When she looked at him, she saw that his face was white as a sheet.
Meanwhile, Jack had opened his eyes to meet her eyes, "Emily," he murmured. But Emily paid no attention to him.

He continued, "It wasn't food poisoning. It was you and I don't think I can ever be cured."

Emily bit her lips, and scolded him. "Just shut up."

"No, I'm not going to. I really think I'm dying..." Jack sounded so weak and he was heaving, "Emily, I was bitten by a dog yesterday," he whispered in a low voice.
Emily could tell he wasn't himself yet. He was delirious so she just kept making him talk, "Mhm, okay and then?"

"So I most likely have rabies now. Once you get rabies, there's no cure for that. This is probably the rabies already so just stay away from me or I might hurt you..."

Emily couldn't help but laugh, "Can you hear yourself?"

He was claiming his food poisoning was rabies. If he hadn't just been checked up, she might have believed his story.

Jack suddenly stood up to hold Emily in his arms, "Emily, I'm telling you the truth..."

Emily frowned and her first instinct was to push him but then Jack started to cry, "Emily, I don't want to die yet..."

'Is he getting anxiety now?' Emily asked to herself.

"Emily, we're not married yet. I don't want to die this way," Jack tightened his hug on Emily as tears fell, "If I die, who's going to look after you and Beryl..." Emily said flatly, "We don't need you to look after us."

Jack was engulfed in his sadness that he just kept on mumbling on, "Get me a pen and paper, I'm going to write my will. I'm leaving all of my properties to you."

"Jack..." Emily said mindlessly. She had trouble recognizing what she was feeling in this moment.

In Jack's mind, he was dying of heart break and he just wanted to make sure they were taken cared of. That was why he wanted to leave his property to them.
Emily lowered her head - her heart softened at the sight of Jack crying like a child, "Don't cry, you're not dying, okay?

This is just food poisoning..."

"Don't lie to me. I know what I'm doing, I know what's happening here... I shouldn't have chased that dog in the first place." Emily didn't know what to do now, "I'm not lying."

'Does everyone who gets food poisoning really get as delirious as this?'

No matter what she said, Jack just wouldn't believe her. He was dead set on believing that he had a rabies attack and was subsequently dying. He begged Emily to give him a pen and paper for his will, then he held her in his arms so tight like he wouldn't let go ever.

Suddenly, he started talking nonstop as if he was trying to say everything he wanted to say while he still could.

"Emily, do you still remember us? How we used to be? The first time I told you I loved you, I sent you 999 roses and a huge heart-shaped candle and you just threw cold water on it... I remember you said it was too cheesy and showy but that was really how I felt that time.

And for Christmas, do you remember I sent you imported apples shaped into a bouquet of flowers. I bought too much that we weren't able to eat them all! So we sold them in school and we made 520 yuan..."

Jack continued to recount all his precious memories with Emily.

Emily drifted off as she listened to Jack.

All those memories that Jack had recalled were all so vague to her now. Whenever she tried to remember them, she could no longer clearly remember them. Everything was out of touch that she wasn't able to grasp them anymore.

She seemed to have just really let go of her past completely and that included both the good and the bad.

But when it came to Jacob, she couldn't help but feel ache in her heart. She dared not tread into that feeling ever again because she was scared that she wouldn't be able to go back.

A few hours later, Jack woke a bit entranced. He just stared at the ceiling above and started to think back to what had just happened.

He remembered how tightly he held Emily as he sobbed. He was telling her how he had rabies and how he was about to die and that he was already writing his will.

He regretted everything because he made himself look stupid in front of Emily.

He covered his face with his hands in shame. How he wished he could go back in time and take everything back.

But if he really thought about it, at least he was able to go inside Emily's house and he was even able to hug her. He could still remember the feeling of being able to hold her, with the soft touch of her skin, and her sweet scent.

If he thought about it that way, he really didn't mind looking stupid in front of Emily.

Jack just sat in his bed relishing the moment before he finally decided to get up. At that moment, a puppy came running towards him to chew his slippers.

"Don't bite that! It's dirty!" Beryl scolded her dog.

Jack looked at Beryl, smiling, and looked at the dog longingly as if he wanted to pick it up.

Beryl gave him a look and the dog hid behind her.

Jack didn't know what was going on. 'Why would Beryl act like that?'

"Did you just wake up?" Emily was sitting at the dining table. "You can eat first before you leave," she said mindlessly. "Okay," Jack said and sat beside her happily.

The nanny handed him a bowl of porridge and was looking at him rather strangely.

Jack took a spoonful and his expression changed immediately, "Hey? Cloris, did you make this? It's so good!"

No one spoke for a while until the nanny broke the silence, she whispered, "Mr. Jack, yes, I made the porridge and Miss Cloris put a handful of chopped green onion on it."

Jack didn't know what to respond, but there wasn't a trace of embarrassment on his face. He just continued complimenting them, "No wonder I thought these were the best chopped green onions I've had in my entire life! Because you put it here!"

The nanny ignored him and just left. Meanwhile, Emily still wasn't reacting - she was just quietly eating her breakfast.

Beryl looked at Emily then at Jack, smiling with her dog in her lap, "Mommy, I think uncle's trying to tell you something," she said teasingly.

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