I Should Have Just Died - Chapter 23
He comforted his sister and headed to her princess’s bedroom. And before that…
There was Juliana, his mother holding her handkerchief in her hand with her hesitant face.
Juliana turned her head in surprise and smiled with a guilty face. His mother’s face, shady and without makeup, was white.
“I… ha. Even though I knew it wasn’t Alyssa’s fault, I couldn’t stand it at the moment. It is my fault that the child collapsed.”
Juliana bit on her lips while holding her hands together. She knew that Alyssa was trying. The fact is that Alyssa is just Avery’s victim and not the same perpetrator.
But, at that moment, there was nowhere to pour out her anger, and so the sparks flew to Alyssa.
“I didn’t know if she was the easiest person in the world… it seemed right then. I didn’t want to see Alyssa.”
Seidrick smiled bitterly.
The only bad guy in what happened today is Prince Norfe.
Alyssa. Ophelia. Juliana. Since all three of them are tender-hearted people, they are anxious and suffering from guilt.
‘Because you’re all good…’
Because there is not one of you that is a bad person.
Juliana swept her face down with her palm. As if she wanted to push away all the remnants of her emotions.
“…It seemed like she was shocked a lot, but I don’t have the courage to apologize. Seidrick, when I see her, I think I’ll make the same mistake again. You go in for me and see if she’s okay.”
Juliana pointed to Alyssa’s bedroom with her trembling fingers.
She hesitated for a long time and was unable to enter. She did the best she could, including calling her family physician for Alyssa and sending her maid to take care of her, but she couldn’t see her.
Seidrick replied heavily.
Still, Alyssa doesn’t know who he is.
‘You must be very surprised.’
It was when Seidrick tried to open the door. Ophelia grabbed the hem of his shirt. Then she blinked her eyes and asked.
“…What if Princess Alyssa doesn’t take us to the cemetery again?”
“It’s not that important now.”
Juliana condemned Ophelia.
But, she stubbornly shook her head.
“There was a lot I wanted to say, but I couldn’t finish it, and… I was worried that Princess Alyssa was waiting outside, so I couldn’t even say hello to my brother. So…”
Although Juliana adamantly called her daughter’s name, she couldn’t stop her stubbornness.
“…Please tell her that I am sorry. I was so mean, please tell her to let it slide.”
Tears were flowing drop by drop. She was originally a kid who laughed a lot.
The youngest was Ophelia, who laughed attentively every day. However, now she cries more than she laughs and she always has a dark face. Seidrick couldn’t bear to push her off, as she shakes her head.
“Okay. So stop crying.”
“…I’m sorry, brother. I don’t know why I am doing this either… But I don’t like Alyssa… I’m confused.”
In fact, on the way back today, she tried to say thank you to Alyssa. She practiced it on her lips again and again, but everything went wrong.
Seidrick swept Ophelia’s face with the back of his hand. Her tears are hotter than her body temperature. How much did she cry that her red eyes glistened?
Ophelia nods her head and tries to smile.
Seidrick sighed and knocked.
Then a person came out from inside. She was Sasha who followed Alyssa from the royal palace.
Sasha realized that the man standing in front of her was the Duke of Cambridge, Seidrick Cambridge.
“…I came to see the princess.”
“She hasn’t been able to wake up yet.”
Sasha responded slowly. She noticed that people were walking around the door, but there were so many people. When she saw the people in Cambridge who were so nervous, she felt sad.
Sasha sighed and stepped a little. It was to give Seidrick a chance to enter.
She can’t believe Seidrick who has never shown his face to Alyssa before, has appeared like this. He only sees her master when she is sick and collapses like this. She wanted to scream to Alyssa, but when she saw her skinny face, her mouth couldn’t open.
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