The more Xyla Quest thought about it, the angrier she felt. Apart from that, she felt even more ridiculous of herself, being kept in the dark for such a long time.
From Stanley Batton’s point of view, he must have thought it was funny to make a fool out of her, right?
She could not believe that Stanley could lie to her without blinking an eye. Was there anything that he could not do?
She did not know if she could trust anything he had said to her before. Which of them were truths? How many lies were there?
Noticing the changes in Xyla’s expression, Stanley rubbed his forehead helplessly for a second before he walked up to her, both his hands clasped firmly on her shoulders. “I can explain. Just give me ten minutes.”
“What have you got to say for yourself? You’ve been making a monkey out of me all this while! If Grandpa doesn’t set up the meeting for us today, how long are you going to hide the truth from me?”
Her first instinct told her that he must be doing this for some purpose
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