Stefan finally let go of her hand and explained solemnly,” Yeah, I did take
liberties with you previously because you were too charming. I felt that your
gaze, behavior, and soul were trying to seduce me. I failed to hold myself back,
and gave in to your seduction. It was my fault, so let me apologize to you.”
“Umm… what exactly are you talking about?” Renee did not expect that he
would say such an outrageous thing. He was an arrogant man, but he had
bluntly admitted to falling for her charms.
“Didn’t I make myself clear? You’re a very charming woman. You can move me
even if you do nothing. Well, I could be wrong, but you need to be held
responsible too,” Stefan repeated sincerely.
Renee blushed as she smoothed her hair and grinned. “Well, look at you! It’s a
known fact that I’m charming. I can’t help it, I’m sorry. I’ll hold myself back next
time, so you won’t be tempted…”
“That’s more like it.” Stefan then grabbed her wrist and pulled her into his arms,
his gaze intense. “So, can you explain now?”
His unique scent was coupled with the familiar scent of grass, which Renee had
never smelled on any other man. The calming scent always eased her
frustration, and it had bewitched her more than once.
“I… What should I explain?” Renee turned away and avoided Stefan’s intense
gaze. She did not want sparks to fly between them again, or else she’d make
the same mistake.
“What’s your relationship with Justin? Why did you hug each other?” Stefan
growled, cornering her like a predator. He had to get to the bottom of it.
Annoyed, Renee scowled at him. “It’s none of your business.
I don’t owe you an explanation.”
“I told you-l’m your cousin-in-law. My family will be humiliated if you cheat on