Villainous Husband, the One You’re Obsessed With Is Over There - Chapter 130
Worried that a big fight might break out between the two, Cisen kept them apart. It was because since Sylvia and Eden were both trained fighters, any physical conflict would make it difficult for her to mediate.
“Sylvia, I don’t know why, but you seem to be on edge. You should leave it here and go back. Her Majesty the Empress is alone, and since it’s a big issue to leave your place carelessly, I’ll pretend I didn’t see you here.”
Cisen calmly scolded her.
However, Sylvia was already full of conviction, even though all of this couldn’t have been a mere coincidence. She giggled and pointed her finger at the two of them.
“If this is all just a misunderstanding on my part, why are you two so nervous and on edge?”
Even though Cisen remained calm, Eden, who had been agitated since she threw stones at the window, couldn’t hide his distress as Sylvia continued.
“Show me the paladin’s room. If you really don’t have anything to hide, that should be fine, right?”
A chill ran down Eden’s spine.
In his drawer was a notebook that contained the information Angelica had given him, such as the route of Raniero’s expedition and the places they had decided to make a base before crossing the border. If he had known that there were people who would question him, he certainly wouldn’t have left it as a record.
‘If this woman gets in the way…’
He thought quickly
It couldn’t be helped. He had no choice but to remove her at the peril. No matter how strong the bodies of the Actilus people were born with, they wouldn’t be able to defeat him, who was a warrior…
Watching Eden’s pupils move, Sylvia came to the conclusion that these people were very much mistaken.
She had no intention of interfering with whatever the Empress was planning. Rather, she wanted to cooperate with them as they crept about outside the palace without being caught by the Emperor. It was because whatever it was, it seemed like it wouldn’t be a pleasant present for Raniero Actilus.
In the end, she realized that she would have to play her hand first in order to draw them out from behind the wall.
“I hate the emperor… I hate him very much.”
She chewed up her words and spat them out.
Cisen’s face turned white. She covered her mouth with both hands, just like she did during tea time with Angelica not long ago. In the meanwhile, Eden’s gaze began to change the temperature little by little.
“In his eyes, everything in the world is a toy. My screams, which will be stained with blood for the rest of my life, are just entertainment for him to relieve his momentary boredom.”
Sylvia paced around in a state of resentment, sometimes biting her own skin as she couldn’t overcome her frustration.
“I couldn’t win until now, so I gave up and obeyed. Still, that doesn’t mean I’ve ever been alright with it…”
With a villainess smile on her face, she placed her hands behind her back.
“Do you know that the Emperor has been getting a little foolish lately? Distracted with his frail wife from a small country, he doesn’t even suspect you right now.”
It was good news that Raniero wasn’t suspicious. Eden tried hard not to show his relief too much.
“If the Empress wants to stab the Emperor in the back of the head, I’m ready to sacrifice myself for whatever it takes… Her Majesty is the only one who can grab him by the scruff of the neck and drag him through the mud.”
“But she loves the Emperor.”
Eden had unwittingly brought up something that had bothered him all along. Although Angelica promised that her life would come first so the plan would go smoothly, for him, her love was a factor that added a distribution to the plan.
However, Sylvia, who heard his words, suddenly laughed out loud.
“Love? The Empress loves the Emperor?”
Cisen stiffened at the sound of shrill laughter. She closed her mouth tightly and stared at Sylvia.
Sylvia’s laughter went on for a while. It seemed that it was so funny that she held her stomach and giggled as if she couldn’t believe how ridiculous it was, then said in a voice that still couldn’t quite get over her laughter.
“The Empress can’t love the Emperor, not if it means giving her heart away, not ever… Her mind is too fragile to handle a horror like Raniero Actillus!”
A low moan leaked from Cisen’s closed lips.
Cisen, who watched Angelica closely, had already realized it.
“She can be excited and dependent because the strongest person who can protect her is the Emperor. If she stays in his shadow, she can avoid all other dangers…”
As Eden was silent, his gaze fixed on her ever-changing expression, Sylvia twisted her face and smiled.
“Seducing him is just a survival strategy for the Empress. Don’t you think so, lady-in-waiting? You should know best?!”
Cisen dropped her head.
At the same time, in the bedchamber of the Empress’s palace, Angelica, naked and entwined with Raniero, was constantly pouring words of love into each other’s ear.
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