Outcast: The Alpha King's Beloved

Chapter 12: Staying In The Same Room 

Jennifer's POV: 

Elizabeth was wearing a gorgeous gown, but she looked thin and haggard.

Obviously, she had been ill for a long time.

Nevertheless, she looked like an amiable woman.

She was probably in good spirits after finding out that Prince Anthony had found his mate.

"Are you Jennifer?" Elizabeth asked excitedly, getting up from her seat and rushing towards me to receive me.

The maid next to her reached out and supported her in a hurry.

"Mrs.Jones, you are still sick.Please take care of yourself."

"It doesn't matter.I know what I am doing," Elizabeth said sternly, pushing her hand away.

"Nice to meet you, Mrs.Jones," I greeted, curtsying to her.

"Don't be so formal." She grinned from ear to ear, holding my hand.

"Are you hungry? Delicious food is being prepared. You must stay for dinner."

It was very kind of her to say that, but I didn't want to agree rashly, so I turned to look at Anthony, who gave me a nod.

"Don't look at him. I make the decisions," Elizabeth said, winking at me.

"You don't have to go back tonight.After so long, he's finally found his mate.You have to stay with me for a while."

"Mom, Jennifer needs to train tomorrow," Prince Anthony reminded her.

"Let's have dinner first."

With a big smile, Elizabeth held my hand tightly and ignored her son.I felt relieved.

She was way kinder than I thought she would be.

I liked her not because of her status, but because of her warm demeanor.

If my mother was still alive, she would be at a similar age.

The royal dinner was not as stiff and formal as I thought it would, but maybe it was because Elizabeth was an open -minded person.

I talked a lot with her until dusk.

After dinner, the sky was completely dark, and it began to rain.

to Marge Island, so we bid Elizabeth goodbye and walked to

Elizabeth's maid ran over with an umbrella

not feeling well. Please come and have


and I got out of the car and

in her room,

over and said, "Mr.Jones,

was only then that Anthony and

said in

bear to refuse her, and it seemed that neither could

her, Anthony and I stayed wanted to stay as close to

only one room for

arrange another room for

Hearing that


specially arranged this

her son better than anyone else, but the reverse applied,

deliberately making us sleep in the same room, so he didn't

he was actually a warm-

struggling in

I walked around and looked around to ease

large room with an attached bathroom, a washstand, large French windows, and a walk-in closet, in which

made me feel embarrassed.  "These are all your

on the sofa and

decorated with roses strewn around the bed

candles, and the chandelier hanging above his head emanated a dim hazy glow that could

all, the room was decorated as if it

about the clothes, I felt

I saw that his ears were also

felt as uneasy as I

time, faint footsteps came from

is outside," Prince Anthony

I couldn't believe it.

could she do such a thing? But Prince Anthony

should we

point, I was so embarrassed that I wished the floor would

down on

course, it made

what I knew about Prince Anthony, tolerating staying in the

to let his mother overhear it? Shaking my head, I went over

bed was big and comfortable, but I was afraid that I wouldn't be able to fall asleep knowing that I was in the same room

surprise, I dozed off quite quickly, and I had

seemed that staying in the same room with Prince Anthony was actually

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