At First Sight

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Chapter |16|

Iyaan's pov

It's been four days since I left my house. I haven't returned because I am still angry at that woman and I feared I would do something I will regret later like laying a hand on her. I was taught that raising a hand on a woman is like raising a hand on your mother.

After walking out of my house, I drove straight into our family bungalow. It has been about a year since any stayed here. My dad has appointed a person who cleans the bungalow every week. I tried learning cooking. I made breakfast today morning with the help of cooking videos. If you ignore that the food hot burnt a little then it was pretty tasty.

Today is Friday. My grandfather will come back from the US tonight. Mom and dad informed me yesterday that as my grandfather is coming back, we are having a small get together in grandfather's house tomorrow. I am excited to see him. It's been three years since the last time I saw him which on my grandmother's death. So, I have to return to my house today.

I have decided that I am going to divorce her after a year. Till then we will be acting as a married couple in front of our families. I don't want to hurt my parents. I know they will surely be heartbroken if I tell them about my manipulative wife. It's just for a year and then I will divorce that woman and be free.

I got into my car and started driving to my house. After 30 minutes, I reached my house and parked my car in the garage. I opened the door and was greeted by my friends.

"What the hell are you guys doing here?" I asked confused.

"Good evening to you too." Charan said sweetly with a creepy smile.

"Why are you here now? Don't you have work to do?" Lucky asked angrily as she came from the kitchen.

"What work?" I asked confused. I haven't been to the office in these four days because dad strictly told me to spent time with my wife. I would rather die than spend my time with a manipulative woman.

"Amaira told me that you went to the office. How could you leave her all alone, you idiot? I was ready to come to your office and drag you home. I didn't do it just because Amaira said." Lucky said and smacked the back of my head.

"Ouch!" I exclaimed rubbing the area on my head where she hit.

"If I was in her place, I would have kicked on your baby maker." She said walking into the living room.

"That sounds painful." I heard Charan say.

"You want me to show you how painful it is?" Lucky replied.

"No thank you. I am good." He replied.

I walked into the kitchen to get myself a glass of water. As I entered, I saw Amaira standing in the kitchen holding a bowl of popcorn in her hand. As soon as I saw her I started getting angry. She ruined my life. She stilled as she saw me. She didn't move, he just stood there a few feet away from me with her eyes cast down.

I walked close to her. She looked at me and then suddenly averted her eyes to the floor.

"Why did you say to her that I was in the office?" I whisper-yelled.

"She ask-ed me wh-ere y-ou are. I did-n't kn-ow wh-ere you we-nt so I tol-d her y-ou we-nt to off-ice. I a-m sor-ry." She stuttered. She is so cute when she is stuttering. Wait, did I say cute? No, no, she is so deceiving. Don't fall for it Iyaan.

Don't fall for her act.

" Listen here, we act as a couple and everything is perfect within us in front of others. We will only act as a married couple in front of my family and friends and your family. I will never accept a gold digger like you as my wife but for now, we act as we are in love and that we are happy with each other, got it? " I whispered. She nodded obediently as tears filled her eyes.

"I am sure you can act pretty well. After all, you did deceive my parents with that innocent looking face of yours but only I saw the manipulative bitch behind that." I said angrily. Tears rolled down her eyes but she didn't make any sound.

"Aww! Is uncle's little niece crying? Please stop crying. I am not here to see your crocodile tears." I said and she quickly wiped away her tears. From the corner of my eyes, I saw Lucky and Charan secretly watching us by hiding behind the pillar near the kitchen.

I moved closer to Amaira and lifted her chin with my index finger and her eyes locked with mine immediately. I slightly raised my hand and she flinched. I looked at her confused but quickly cupped her eyes. She looked at me with her tear-filled eyes. I wiped her tears with the pad of my thumb.

"My friends are looking at us from behind the pillar. Don't look there. Just smile and act happy in front of them." I said. She nodded and I moved away from her. I held my hand out for her and she looked at me with those big round tear-filled eyes. I gave her a stern look and she placed her petite hand in mine. We walked out of the kitchen with our hands intertwined.

"You guys can come out now." I said. Both Charan and Lucky came out of their hiding place with sheepish smiles on their faces. I let go of Amaira's hand and crossed my hands across my chest.

"It was her idea."

"It was his idea." Charan and Lucky said at the same time. I narrowed my eyes at them.

"Well, leave that. Why was she crying? Did you do something? Did you guys fight already?" Lucky shot a ton of questions at me.

"No, she was just missing her aunt and uncle, right darling ?" I asked adding an endearment at the last to make them believe that we are so in love and a light shade of pink coated her cheeks. Great acting!

"Yes, I miss them." She said.

"Aww! It's okay. I am sure Iyaan will let you visit them anytime."Lucky said. A look of fear passed through Amaira's face but she quickly masked it up. Amaira nodded and slightly smiled.

"Is that popcorn?" Charan asked looking at the bowl of buttery popcorn like a 5-year-old who just found the cookie jar that his mother hid somewhere.

"Yes. You want some?"Amaira asked extending the popcorn to him.

" No. I want all of it. "He said and took the bowl from her. He started munching on it.

" Okay, how about we watch a movie? "Lucky suggested. I and Amaira nodded.

" I wof lof to. "Charan said with a mouth full of popcorn.

" Don't talk with food in your mouth. "Lucky scolded him. Charan stuck his tongue out at her and ran into the living room.

" How about we watch a horror movie? "Lucky asked as we walked into the living room.

" No, no horror movie, please. "Charan said with a frightened expression.

" Horror movie it is. "Lucky said switching on the TV.

It is going to be a long night.

Hey guys,

I am back!!!!

How was this chapter? I am again extremely sorry about Iyaan. Isn't Charan and Lucky amazing? Poor Amaira she doesn't deserve all this.

Also, I will make up for the last two weeks. Thank you for patiently waiting...

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