Becoming the Villain’s Family - Chapter 244
It was because Dana calmly said something that couldn’t happen normally, as if it were everyday life.
Sabina once again realized how great Valentine’s power was.
‘But no matter what the deal was, it’s strange that Garcia is willing to help. Valentine possesses the power of the devil that the Holy Empire greatly abhors.’
It’s weird. Even if she gave it much thought about it, it was so strange.
‘The Emperor, the Pope, and those at the top of power are overly tolerant at Valentine’s convenience. As if they had a weakness or owed some kind of big debt…….’
While Sabina was lost in her thoughts, Dana left the room, saying she would call someone.
After a moment of silence, Sabina lay down on the bed.
‘Now let’s just let things happen.’
Her despair was short-lived.
Rather, as the deadline for the bet passed, her nervousness disappeared and she became more relaxed.
Additionally, her mind became clearer and clearer. She also wondered if she had been too impatient and missed the opportunity.
‘Well, even so, the Grand Duke’s rampage was bound to happen anyway.’
If Sabina could go back in time, she would have done the same thing.
Even though her actions seemed meaningless, she ultimately protected people. If she hadn’t bought the time, they would have died.
Sabina would not deny that fact.
At that time.
She turned her head at the sound of the door opening. Sabina’s expression hardened reflexively, but then she scratched her cheek sheepishly.
Anyway, she owes him her life.
“You came to rescue me at an amazing timing.”
“If you had been just one second late, I might have really died.”
Tristan’s eyebrows shot up at what Sabina said.
“Yes, I was amazed too.”
Sabina was relieved to hear such words.
Seeing that her position had become difficult, she turned her head to avoid Tristan’s gaze and asked.
“Is the Grand Duke dead?”
Just before Sabina fainted, she remembered the scene she had seen.
The Grand Prince and the Grand Duke were clashing.
It was a sight that could not possibly be regarded as a human fight, as if lava and a tidal wave had met each other.
‘If he killed his father…….’
Sabina felt like she had somehow encouraged him to commit travesty, which made her very reluctant.
“The Grand Duke cannot die.”
Tristan answered, after a long silence.
“Until he passes on all his power to me.”
“By power… do you mean the devil’s malice?”
“It looks like you heard that far.”
Anyway, it looks like the Grand Duke is still alive. Sabina was inwardly relieved.
Although she made the inevitable choice to save everyone, it was fortunate that he didn’t die.
She learned the sword to protect herself, not to kill.
“Then why did you do such a reckless thing?”
Tristan snapped out in a suppressed voice. The restrained voice with his emotions swallowed sounded very unfamiliar.
“I had no choice if I wanted to save people.”
“No, even if the Grand Duke had died, you wouldn’t have been able to save anyone. Rather, you would have been reduced to nothing more than a handful of ashes….”
Sabina, who knew nothing, blinked her eyes in slight confusion. Tristan just stared down at her with an expressionless face.
“But, yes. It’s more to blame for not explaining it properly. It’s my fault.”
He doesn’t talk nonsense and laugh, but he doesn’t become violent or crazy. His expressionless and extremely calm appearance actually made him seem more human.
‘Is this you?’
Sabina had a slight suspicion that it was another human disguised as Tristan.
She thought he was going to be thrilled that now he had her completely in his hands.
‘Why is he suddenly acting like that?’
As Sabina was glancing up and down on the devil that was imitating a human.
“The bet, I lost.”
Tristan suddenly declared defeat.
“I will annul the engagement as promised. I will thoroughly trample on the Valois family so that they would not dare to reach out to you.”
Thoroughly trampling was not a condition of the bet. Although he did say he would take measures to prevent the Valois family from harming her.
“I will find a place for you to stay, so you can stay here until your body fully recovers. Although we are not married, I will provide you with a mansion and alimony.”
The excessively good conditions came out of the devil’s mouth.
‘It’s not enough to declare defeat on a bet you’ve already won, but you’re going to take my revenge and even give me a house and money?’
Sabina couldn’t understand it at all.
Did he suddenly feel skeptical about her and decide to become a new person? Sabina couldn’t help but ask back at him.
“Did you eat something wrong?”
“So, are you playing with me?”
Judging from the Tristan she had seen so far, the probability of that was very high.
He didn’t have any intention of getting married from the beginning, and he wasn’t obsessed, but he thought her reaction was funny, so he played around with her.
It’s fun to see people being swayed by every word he says, feeling anxious, and struggling.
“Was it fun?”
But Tristan denied it.
Sabina knew that he was not capable of making empty remarks, which made her feel even more strange.
“I wish it were that way….”
He hadn’t even had a drink recently.
When he came to see her, he didn’t even take out the cigarette from his chest because it was in front of a patient.
Tristan wasn’t enjoying the current situation at all.
When he witnessed Sabina dying, a wave of emotion came over him at the thought of losing her.
There were also moments when he was almost swayed like an idiot by the uncontrollable emotions.
In fact, he realized that he was hoping that she wouldn’t die.
All of this wasn’t fun.
“Go, when I let you go.”
So, Tristan decided to let her go.
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