Predatory Marriage — Chapter 41. Delicious (1)
All her strength left her body. Like a cotton doll, weighed down by water, Leah collapsed into Ishakan’s arms.
Ishakan looked down at her and dipped his head. “Choose. What do you want to do now?” He asked.
A hot breath came out as soon as she opened her mouth. The clarity of her mind left her piece by piece, as the fever grew. Her original thoughts slowly disappeared into an abyss as her reason was replaced with honest desire.
Leah lifted her eyelashes and blinked silently. Her hand slightly trembled as she reached out and carefully grasped the hem of his clothes.
That alone was enough of an answer. Ishakan hugged Leah close to him and silently walked across the garden. Byun Gyeong-baek’s servants were just around the corner, his rage could easily be heard.
“Get out here right now! You think you can hide?” He screamed in anger.
“I’ll go easy on you if you come out now…!”
However, in the safety of the man holding her, Leah was not the slightest bit afraid. It was as if the noises that were directed at her were from another world. She felt like she was listening from inside a dream, the screams were faint and scattered from one ear to the other. This place was safe. The man holding her was protecting her inside her dream, and Leah leant a little more against him.
Ishakan stopped for a moment and glanced at Leah, then threw his eyes towards the side where Byun was shouting. With his eyes, he gestured above them, a smirk forming on his face. Leah heard the leaves rustle above their heads.
She was curious and wanted to look at what it was, but her head hung heavy. With the potion in her veins, she couldn’t keep her body steady enough, the fever only adding up. Leah quietly wriggled uncomfortably.
Her lower body felt numb, adding on to the burning sensation she had felt since a while ago. A ticklish sensation was constantly rushing into her, unable to get rid of the irksome feeling, she writhed in pain, trying to find a release. Leah continuously gasped and twisted her thighs around. She felt like she was going to die if she didn’t get this heat out now.
Ishakan looked down at her and clicked his tongue.
“Hold on. Otherwise we’ll end up doing it in front of your fiancés men’.”
He nipped at Leah’s blushing neck.
“I don’t care.”
The meaning behind the words that left her mouth, were not empty. Ishakan laughed. He definitely was capable of fulfilling her wish easily.
Leah shook her dizzy head in a hurry. A small chuckle rolled out from his mouth. He kissed Leah on the forehead and started moving again.
She completely entrusted her body to him. The surrounding quickly shifted, every time she closed then opened her eyes. After a while, the violent screams of Byun could no longer be heard. Nor did the music from the banquet hall echo around her. She could hear no sounds of the like. Only the peaceful quiet noises of the cicadas in the grass, and the songs of the night birds rang in the air.
When she closed her eyes once again, Leah found herself in an unfamiliar place.
The aroma of fresh flowers permeated the air; smooth and thick, like cream. The flowers that were about to bloom were dyed pink, and those that had blossomed were fluttering with the wind. Their white petals dancing in the breeze.
The splendid sight of the tuberoses under the moonlight was unbelievably beautiful. In Estia, she had lived her entire life in, and seen the glamorous places around the palace. However, this place was a place she had never known about. It was so strange and unfamiliar that it felt like a dream.
Ishakan delicately placed Leah down on the ground.
“It’s a good place to smoke and the flowers are pretty.” He muttered.
When he said it like that, Leah inside her mind, felt warm. His voice, that said he came here because the flowers were pretty, tickled her ear. Leah also liked the fresh and subtle scent of tuberoses. She had even once asked the gardener to plant more of them in the royal garden.
For some reason, the tuberoses in this corner of the palace, which spotted the area unarranged, were more beautiful than the tuberoses that the gardener would meticulously cultivate with all his heart and soul in the royal garden. She felt like she was going to become intoxicated on the smell of the flowers all over this place.
Ishakan took off his coat. The long line of intricate buttons on his clothes all burst off with one move from his hand. The Jewel encrusted buttons scattered over the flower bed, twinkling like stars.
The precious clothes that a certain craftsman must have dedicated long hours towards and curated with so much effort, now lay on crumpled on the ground. The clothes would probably get stained by the grass, but he showed no concern for that. He laid it on the ground like a rag for Leah and set her down. His hands quickly rolled up the skirt of her dress exposing her bare white legs.
He furrowed his brows together. Ishakan carefully wrapped his hands around Leah’s ankles. Her socks were in tatters, torn and stained with dirt and blood. He sighed and fiddled with her calves.
“You should have at least told me to cut off his legs.”
There was a chaotic mix of emotions in his eyes as he muttered unintelligibly. Ishakan raised his eyebrows. With a somewhat angry expression, he lifted her dress up to her thigh.
“I’ll become the most patient Kurkan in the world, thanks to you.” He declared before pulling peeling her skirt up and giving her the hem of the dress.
Leah did as she was told and held on to the dress with both her hands. The cool breeze caressed her hot skin. It suddenly dawned on her—the reality that she was going to have int*rcourse outside.
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