I Bought the Villains With Money - Chapter 19.1
Julia, who thought Diana would have understood what she was implying at this point, patted Diana’s shoulder with her hand. But Diana wasn’t discouraged at all.
“Please don’t worry about that. My eyesight is amazing.”
The Queen thought she would stop this mind game because there was nothing good about getting on her nerves any more than this, but Diana had no intention of doing so yet.
The girl remained in the room, ignoring the pressure to leave. Not only that, but she approached Cassion and asked, treating Julia like she wasn’t there.
“Your Highness, have you ever heard about this?”
Cassion tilted his head when Diana talked to him all of a sudden.
Cassion’s forehead wrinkled as the ensuing topic came out of nowhere. Diana raised her voice deliberately to let Julia hear what she was saying.
“Phoenix Bank is going crazy!”
“Why are you telling me that?”
‘Uh, just listen to it quietly.’
Diana talked while looking at Cassion, but what she said was actually directed at Julia.
Phoenix Bank was a hot topic that Julia couldn’t ignore.
Because Phoenix Bank had some kind of relationship with Julia.
“What do you mean?”
Sure enough, Julia approached Diana with a gloomy face and asked her.
Diana muttered while making up an expression like she just had a slip of the tongue.
“Oh, but I shouldn’t tell you this.”
“Miss Diana. I’m the Queen of this kingdom. There’s nothing you can’t tell me. Go ahead and tell me.”
Julia coaxed Diana. She expected Diana to be well-informed even as a child because she was from the Irenberg family.
“Then I will only tell Her Majesty. I’m telling you this in secret.”
The way she winked and talked returned to how a child at her age spoke again. Julia thought today Diana kept changing a lot.
“Phoenix Bank is going bankrupt soon. There’s a line of people seeking to withdraw their deposits.”
Julia’s smiling lips trembled. Julia clenched her skirt tightly.
“I notice Miss Diana knows a lot of things. Where did you hear about that? When did that happen? I think we’d better talk about the rest of the story later. I will be on my way.”
Julia, who pretended to be surprised by the time, stood up and turned her back.
Meanwhile, Diana, who noticed that she was pretending, could hear Julia running as soon as she closed the door.
“Haa, you, really!”
As soon as Julia left, Cassion stumbled. He sighed deeply as he grabbed onto his desk.
I managed to send Julia out without much dispute. I reached out to help Cassion, who was relieved that the tension was over. But his thin arm came up and pushed me away.
‘What a feisty cat.’
I understood how surprised he must have been because of Julia. Even adults would feel numb if Julia was looking at them with a bitter gaze. I was proud that Cassion, who had a weak body, didn’t faint in front of her.
“Please sit down… No, please lie down, Your Highness.”
Cassion breathed heavily and followed my suggestion. I tried to help, but he pushed me away again.
I got turned down twice!
I got pride, too!
…But I didn’t have the heart to argue with a sick person.
Moreover, there was no cat with drooping shoulders. Also, the back of his head was round and cute.
I didn’t know if it was because I had grown attached to him for the last few days, but I thought his feisty attitude was cute.
Despite Cassion’s rejection, I helped him to the end anyway. He didn’t push my hand on my third attempt.
With my help, Cassion lay on his bed and closed his eyes.
“Your Highness, did I surprise you?”
“Of course I did. Are you not?”
Well, I was surprised to hear Julia’s voice in the hallway, but what about Cassion, who had to listen to Julia cursing at him?
Still, I was glad she left quietly.
I thought she would persistently ask me why I came to the Third Prince’s Palace and what I knew about Phoenix Bank.
‘It’s a good thing I brought Phoenix Bank up.’
Julia, who was agitated when she heard that there was a problem with Phoenix Bank, came to my mind.
It was a pity that I didn’t get to hit her harder, but it was the best I could do now.
‘If Phoenix Bank collapses, Julia will receive the damage too.’
Let’s focus on that. Phoenix Bank was the place where Julia managed her slush funds. And Pheonix Bank held the twilight mansion as collateral.
Julia, the twilight mansion, Phoenix Bank.
There was definitely something fishy about their connection.
“What are you thinking?”
When I didn’t say anything, Cassion asked grumpily.
“Hmm, I’m thinking of planting a person in the Queen’s palace. If you know before she comes here, Your Highness can hide, right? I want to pay her back for making a fuss, but I don’t have the strength yet.”
“What are you saying?”
Cassion narrowed his forehead as if he was offended when I said that he should hide.
“Let’s think of her as a fly, Your Highness. Though it is fun to see and it doesn’t bite, it is better just to avoid it.”
To be honest, it wasn’t the right example. Instead of fruit flies, Julia was more like a poisonous insect. I should correct it.
“I don’t care about Julia.”
“Aren’t you angry with Her Majesty?”
Cassion kicked its tongue. His eyes could bore a hole in my face.
His eyes were so annoying.
I wanted to tell him that, but I chose to keep it myself.
“If it wasn’t because of Her Majesty, then why are you upset, Your Highness?”
Cassion had been talking back really well earlier, but now he was hesitating. I couldn’t even hear his voice well because it was so small.
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