This Time, I Will Get My Divorce, Mr Chapter 269
Tom had a death grip on Charles outside the door because he was afraid that Charles would cause a ruckus in the room. On the other hand, Charles could only look at the ceiling in helplessness.
The door opened at that moment.
Immediately, Charles’ eyes brightened as he turned toward the door, thinking that it was Sonia. However, his face darkened when he saw Tyler and snapped, “Toby, you better ask your man to let me go!”
After Toby glanced at him, he turned toward Tom. “Let him go.”
Tom then released his grip on Charles.
Once Charles was freed, he walked over and stood in Toby’s way. “Why were you inside for so long? What did you say to Sonia?”
“It’s none of your business,” Toby replied before he headed to the elevator while Tom ran after him.
At the same time, Charles watched them entering the elevator before he left with a dark look on his face. Then, he swung his aching arm that was forcefully grabbed earlier before pushing the door to enter Sonia’s office.
“Darling, Toby didn’t do anything to you, did he?” He rushed to Sonia’s desk before he asked in a worried tone.
Nevertheless, Sonia looked disengaged as she sat on her seat. She looked like she was in a daze.
Charles knelt down before he waved his hand in front of her. “Sonia?”
“Huh?” Her eyes wavered before she came back to her senses. “What happened?”
“I asked whether Toby did anything to you. Why were you in a daze?” He gave Sonia a suspicious look while she lowered her head to mask her expression. “I’m just thinking about something. Don’t worry, he didn’t do anything to me.”
“What did he talk to you about?” Charles asked while rubbing his chin.
His intuition was telling him that the reason why she had zoned out was because of Toby.
Nevertheless, Sonia massaged her temple. “It’s nothing important.”
“But, you look—”
“Charles, can you please stop asking me questions? I want to be left alone,” she solemnly responded as she looked up at Charles.
Sonia still hadn’t recovered from what Toby had told her and she needed time to recompose her emotions.
After staring at her for a while, Charles finally shrugged. “Alright. In that case, I’ll head back first. Contact me if anything happens.”
“Sure.” She nodded.
Then, he left.
Meanwhile, Sonia supported the weight of her head with her hand and she looked depressed.
A while later, she suddenly took her phone out and tapped into her university group chat that she hadn’t viewed in a long time. Then, she searched for a username called ‘Mayflower’ and sent a voice message.
Her voice message was opened and listened to shortly after that. Moments after that, she received a voice message from a woman, who sounded shocked. “Sonia, I can’t believe you actually messaged me! This is rare!”
“I know, right? I never expected that I would have to look for you as well, May!” Sonia replied before a cold smirk appeared on her face.
The person was May, Sonia’s university coursemate as well as her roommate. Although they weren’t buddies, they were definitely not strangers.
Back then, apart from Sonia, Tina and another roommate, May also shared the same residence with them as well. As Tina was arrogant and would often look down on the other three, they were hostile toward the woman too. None of them had ever interacted with Tina while May and the other roommate would often talk bad about Tina behind Tina’s back.
Sonia had never expected someone who despised Tina to actually help Tina with her ruse.
May chuckled as she did not suspect anything wrong from Sonia’s tone. “Ever since we graduated, you severed ties with us, so I thought something was wrong with my vision when I saw your voice message.”
Sonia laughed sarcastically. “Indeed. There’s definitely something wrong with your eyes. I mean, your eyes even made up text messages that never existed in the first place!”
Upon hearing that, the smile on the face of the woman on the other end of the call froze as she breastfed her baby. “Sonia, what… What are you talking about? I don’t understand.” The text messages that she meant aren’t the ones six years ago, right?
At the thought of that, May felt her heart sinking before her mind went numb.
After noticing that the woman was intentionally acting like she was confused, Sonia looked up and took a deep breath before coldly continuing, “I’m pretty sure you know what I’m talking about. When I first called John in the dorm six years ago, you were the only person there besides me, so you definitely overheard us, didn’t you? You definitely heard when we planned to meet each other!”
May’s face immediately paled as her heart raced due to her anxiety. “I… I…”
“You can’t lie!” Sonia looked at her nails before she coldly commented, “I know you well enough to know that you start to stutter every time you’re lying!”
Upon hearing Sonia’s claim, May stopped trying to make up excuses. “I’m sorry, Sonia. I’m really sorry…” She lowered her head and buried her face in her hands before she started crying due to her guilt.
Nevertheless, Sonia’s face remained calm and unbothered even when she heard May in tears. “Why are you crying when I, as the victim who missed the chance to meet my penpal, haven’t cried? What makes you think that you deserve to cry now?”
“I…” May trailed off as she felt embarrassed and guilty. That’s true; how can I even cry when the victim isn’t even crying? What right do I have to pitifully shed tears in front of the person whom I lied to?
Then, she apologized again, “I’m sorry, Sonia!”
Sonia chuckled at the response. “Tell me, why did you do it?”
May bit her lips and didn’t immediately answer the question. It seemed like she was having an internal battle.
A few seconds later, she took a deep breath before explaining, “I did it for money. Sonia, I’m sure you know about my family background. Besides having fixed monthly allowances, I never had any extra money to purchase anything I liked. Moreover, I had only entered into a relationship back then and my boyfriend already had another pursuer who was way richer than me. Not wanting to lose him to that girl, I accepted 200,000 from Tina.”
“What happened next?” Sonia questioned.
After May finished breastfeeding, she placed her baby in the cot before she continued, “Then, I intentionally informed you that my phone ran out of battery in the morning on the day that you and John were supposed to meet. Then, I borrowed your phone to make a call. When I returned your phone, I told you that he had sent you another text to change the meeting time from morning to noon and explained that I had accidentally deleted the message.”
“Haha! You really did well!” Sonia tightened her grip on her phone while her voice was filled with anger and a hint of disappointment. “May, do you know that I’ve never once doubted you before learning the truth because I choose to believe you since we were close in university? I can’t believe that you would actually betray me for 200,000!”
Upon hearing Sonia’s accusation, May started bawling and profusely apologized for the umpteenth time.
At the same time, Sonia wiped the corners of her eyes before her face turned cold again. “How did Tina learn that I was going to meet John? Did you tell her about it?”
“I didn’t do it on purpose!” May quickly shook her head. “How could I tell her those things when I hated her so much back then? She only overheard it when I told Sally while we had our meal at the cafeteria.
Sally was another roommate of theirs.
Sonia pursed her lips. “So, Tina offered you 200,000 to change the supposed meeting time between John and I?”