How to Tame My Beastly Husband — Chapter 245. I Loved You
Translator: Atlas / Editor: Regan
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Someone was shaking her to wake her up, and Annette sat up, startled. For some reason, she was gasping for breath, and even as his arms went around her, she started to cry.
“What’s wrong?” He asked. “Are you sick? Or did you have a bad dream?”
The man that held her with such worried eyes was as beautiful as the god of night. She had been sleeping in his arms when suddenly she had begun to stir, agitated. As soon as she looked into his gentle eyes, Annette wrapped her arms around his neck.
“I’m here, I’m here,” he soothed, hugging her reassuringly. He was not an eloquent man, and his tenderness only made her cry harder, until her nose was stuffed with sobbing.
Even after she finally stopped crying some time later, she still looked beautiful to him. Raphael wiped her face with a wet towel and sighed inside. All the time she had been sobbing, his insides had been silently searing him.
“Now that you’re done, tell me why,” he said. Posted only on NovelUtopia.com
She didn’t want to answer. She looked adorable with her little red nose. Patiently, he asked again. If there was a problem, it was best to know now.
“Thank you so much.”
“…Why?” He asked hesitantly, and she smiled even with red-rimmed eyes. There was so much to thank him for, but she couldn’t possibly explain it to him. She didn’t understand what she had seen.
“I am so glad we were married,” she said instead. “You will always protect me. Even if I get sick, you would stay with me to the end, wouldn’t you?”
“Don’t say that,” Raphael said harshly. “It’s not funny.”
But his arms wrapped even tighter around her before, an embrace filled with his love for her. Annette closed her eyes as she felt his lips brushing over her cheek. She felt so lucky.
I’m happy to be alive again.
Even in their previous life, he had never abandoned her, even though he hadn’t loved her. She could feel sure that he would never abandon her now.
Everyone said the words in their marriage vows, in sickness and in health, promising that no matter how difficult things became, they would stay together always. But not many kept those vows. How fortunate she was to win that slim chance.
She smiled, embracing the fierce beast she had tamed, and nuzzled her nose against his strong neck.
“I love you, Raphael.”
“I love you too, Annette.”
His answer was short, but from the heart. He didn’t need flowery words to confess his feelings. Instead, he gently kissed her delicate fingers.
This time, her sleep in his arms was peaceful. She had changed her future and seized the life she wanted. Now, at last, she was safe. In his arms, she slept with a happy heart, and none of her dreams would recall the sadness of her last life.