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Bound By Love: Marrying My Disabled Husband Chapter 8

Chapter 8 Being Locked UpHave you two ever truly loved meElyses question caught Lanny off guard his expression shifting abruptlyUnaware of her fathers reaction Elyse dir ected her gaze towards Glenda awaiting her responseElyse whats gotten into you How could you doubt our love for you We care about you which is why were suggesting you reconcile with Theo With his familys wealth youd be set for life Glenda responded calmlyBut Im married now Do you think Theo would accept a divorced woman Elyse challenged Glenda her eyes fixed on her mothers faceGlendas composure faltered replaced by a hint of anxiety Who were you married to Is he welloff she inquired urgentlyElyse hesitated Initially she wanted to disclose her marriage to Jayden Owen a man of considerable wealth and influence However observing Glendas anxious expression she altered her response No hes a pauperLanny erupted in anger Youve disobeyed us End this marriage immediatelyNo I wont Elyse declared firmly Since the moment you abandoned me at the wedding Ive reclaimed control of my life You no longer have any say in my decisionsI raised you and this is how you repay me Lannys face flushed with anger as he unleashed his fury He summoned Driscoll and the maids commanding Lock her in the basement until she sees reasonElyse felt a deep disappointment in her parents They resorted to confinement to assert their authority demanding her submissionShe had bowed countless times in the past to appease them but this time she refused to yieldAs Elyse was escorted away Mabel eagerly said Since she cant marry Theo why not let me We wont lose anything thenElyse couldnt help but laugh Mabels constant desire to replace her was predictableIn the living room Jayden sat his gaze fixed on the wall clock It was already 11 oclock yet Driscoll beside him dared not say anythingThe dinner dishes had been reheated multiple times in the dining roomDid she say shed be back for dinner before going out Jayden inquiredShe did Driscoll confirmedThen why hasnt she returned yetDriscoll remained silent unaware of the real reason Did Elyse run away like Joanna He dared not speculate choosing instead to keep his concerns to himself
Jayden retrieved his phone and swiftly messaged his assistant Within ten minutes a response came throughShes really useless shes locked in a basementDriscoll was taken aback She is confined in the basement Should we call the authorities to interveneNo Ill handle this myself Jayden declared his eyes ablaze with furyAs Elyses husband he wouldnt tolerate anyone locking her up without his consent 1Observing Jaydens simmering anger Driscoll wisely refrained from further questions It was evident that Elyses family had provoked Jayden to his limitsIn the dim confines of the basement Elyse huddled in a corner her eyes shut in exhaustion Hunger gnawed at her stomach but her mind raced with thoughts of escapeAfter what felt like an eternity the basement door creaked open casting a beam of light into the darkness Several figures entered their faces illuminated by flashlightsThe sudden brightness made Elyse flinch her eyes struggling to adjust Who dared to venture into the basementMr Owen weve located Ms LloydJayden had come to rescue herDazed Elyse emerged from the basement with assistance finding the villa ablaze with light Her onceproud parents now cowered beside Jayden their demeanor starkly differentwroJayden she called out her voice tinged with a strange sense of sorrowJaydens sharp gaze fell upon her noting a hand print on her pale face What happened to her he demanded his tone cutting1 I slapped her Lanny confessed his guilt evidentWhy Jaydens query sliced through the tense airBecause Lanny stuttered sweat beading on his forehead Because she refused to marry TheoJaydens demeanor turned icy So youre displeased with meNno not at all Lanny stammered his smile strainedThen he turned to Elyse reproach in his tone You went and married Mr Owen but why lie and say hes poor

Bound By Love: Marrying My Disabled Husband

Bound By Love: Marrying My Disabled Husband

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“You need a bride, I need a groom. Why don’t we get married?” Both abandoned at the altar, Elyse decided to tie the knot with the disabled stranger from the venue next door. Pitying his state, she vowed to spoil him once they were married. Little did she know that he was actually a powerful tycoon. Jayden thought Elyse only married him for his money, and planned to divorce her when she was no longer of use to him. But after becoming her husband, he was faced with a new dilemma. “She keeps asking for a divorce, but I don’t want that! What should I do?”

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