Read When His Eyes Opened By Simple Silence Chapter 99
Elliot slept soundly though he sweated. His temperature was normal, and as Avery was exhausted, she lay down beside him and fell into a deep slumber.
Avery woke up at three o’clock in the afternoon, and she felt a pang of hunger. She got out of bed, changed her clothes, and came out of the room, just to find the bodyguard and the driver sitting on the sofa in the living room, watching TV. As for Laura, she was sitting in the kitchen, fiddling with her phone.
The scene appeared calm… however, she was conflicted about how they seemed to be treating her house as their own.
“Avery, are you hungry?” Laura placed down her phone and brought out the leftover food.
Avery walked to the living room and said to the driver, “Your boss should be waking up soon. Go back and get a set of clean clothes.”
The driver immediately stood. “Okay.”
After the driver left, Avery turned off the TV and said to the bodyguard, “My mom has a migraine, and she can’t stand loud noises. If you’re staying here, just keep quiet.”
The bodyguard dared not object. After all, his boss was still in her bed, and he did not know when he would wake up. What if he slept until late at night?
The bodyguard’s fear came to pass. It was six o’clock and the sky was rapidly darkening, but Elliot showed no signs of waking up.
Laura spoke to Avery, “Avery, I’ll stay at the hotel tonight.”
Of course, Avery disagreed, “Mom, I’ll just wake him up.”
The bodyguard interrupted, “He’s a patient! He needs to rest! Don’t wake him up!”
Avery glared at the bodyguard. “This is my home!”
The bodyguard said to Laura, “Madam Laura, I’ll pay for the hotel room!”
After that, he took out his wallet, took a few hundred dollars, and handed them to Laura.
“Madam Laura, take it!” The bodyguard’s voice was rough, and he sounded angry.
Laura was a little scared of him.
Avery chimed in, “Mom, take it!”
They should just take the money!
Laura took the money, but she felt a little uneasy. “Avery, I’ll go and find a hotel.”
Avery suggested, “Mom, don’t go yet. It’s still early, and he should wake up later.” The bodyguard offered, “Madam Laura, I’ll take you to the hotel. Mr. Elliot won’t necessarily go back when he wakes up, and it’s already so late.”
The bodyguard was a prophet! As soon as he took Laura away, Elliot woke up. Avery reached out to check his temperature.
It was normal.
“You’ve slept all afternoon, and it’s getting dark now. Get up and go home quickly!” Avery took the fresh set of clothes the driver had brought in the afternoon to him.
Elliot surveyed the room with his bloodshot eyes.
“Get up! This is the only bed in our house!” Avery urged.
Hearing this, Elliot said hoarsely, “I’m dizzy-“
Avery said, “Stop pretending! I touched your forehead just now, and your temperature is normal!”
Elliot started to cough. It was so bad that Avery thought that he might cough out his insides. Avery pursed her lips and did not say anything. Even though he no longer had a fever, it did not mean he had fully recovered. Then, Avery walked out of the room and asked the driver for help.
“Elliot’s awake, but he said he can’t get up-“
The driver said, “If he can’t get up, let him continue to sleep! I’ll go back and get his medicine.”
After saying that, the driver left.
Avery rubbed her temples. Did she really have no choice but to let him stay overnight?