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An Understated Dominance Chapter 871 by Marina Vittori

“Madam Edith, I can testify that Brittany was the one who got the Jade Maiden Scripture!”

“That’s right. It was all thanks to Brittany. That rotten bastard had nothing to do with it!”  “Nikki, you must have been mistaken.”

The disciples spoke out one after the other, choosing to side with Brittany.

“Y–you all!” Nikki was annoyed.  She couldn’t believe all of them were exactly like Brittany. They didn’t hesitate to change the truth. It was outrageous!

“Did you hear that, Nikki? Everyone here saw it. Are you still going to argue with me?” Brittany smirked triumphantly.

She looked at Nikki as if she were a fool.

In the Jade Maiden Sisterhood, other than Madam Edith and a few elders, nobody dared to go against Brittany. She could distort the truth as she liked.

“Madam Edith, please believe me. I’m not lying!” Nikki didn’t give up and tried to get Madam Edith’s support.

“Many of them are saying you’re wrong; how am I supposed to believe you?” Edith’s expression was frosty.

“It seems like exhaustion is making you confused. If there’s nothing else, you should return to your room and rest.” With that, Edith turned around to leave.

“Madam Edith!”

Nikki panicked and grabbed her sleeve. “I’m not lying. It’s Brittany who-!”

“Shut it!” Edith grew impatient and slapped Nikki across the face.

Following the crisp sound, Nikki was knocked to the ground. Her cheek swelled as blood. trickled down the corner of her mouth. She struggled to get up.

“You spoke ill of your senior and showed no respect to your elders! You have overstepped your boundary! You must be taught a lesson. Otherwise, you’ll repeat the same actions or worse!

“You will kneel here until night! You’re not allowed to get up before then!” Edtih’s tone was sharp, and her expression dark.

“Madam Edith?” Nikki cupped her cheek, feeling lost. She wasn’t lying.

She was just asking for justice. Was that wrong?


“How dare you!” Brittany glared at Nikki, enraged.

“Nikki Horst, are you questioning me?” Brittany roared.

“I’m just speaking the truth.” Nikki lowered her head slightly, but her gaze remained. unyielding.

“The truth? Hmph! You’re just trying to undermine me!” Brittany’s expression soured.

“We’re guild members, and I can’t believe you’d challenge me on behalf of an outsider!”

With her seniority in the guild, no one dared talk back to her, even when she was oppressive and unjust.

She couldn’t believe Nikki questioned her publicly and embarrassed her. Nikki should have known her place!

“Brittany, don’t you have a conscience? We can’t just ignore it when Dustin helped us out,‘ Nikki reasoned.

“Shut up!” Brittany’s temper flared, and she slapped Nikki hard across the face.

She screamed, “Who the hell do you think you are? How dare you lecture me?”

“You-!” Nikki bit her lips, feeling wronged. Her face was swollen from the slap.

Just then, Edith finally spoke up, “Enough! We’re all members of the same guild. There’s not need to argue about a small matter.”

“Madam Edith, I’m telling the truth. Dustin handed the Jade Maiden Scripture to me personally before I handed it to Brittany!” Nikki tried to explain.

“Do you have proof?” Edith asked impassively.

“The other disciples saw what happened. They can vouch for me!” Nikki pointed at them.

“Oh, is that so?” Edith looked over lazily at the other disciples.

“Madam Edith is asking a question. All of you must answer truthfully!” Brittany’s expression was icy, and her gaze was hostile.

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An Understated Dominance by Marina Vittori

An Understated Dominance by Marina Vittori

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An Understated Dominance is a Urban/Realistic novel for men, telling a story of Dahlia Nicholson and Dustin Rhys had been married for three years.
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Summary An Understated Dominance by Marina Vittori

Dahlia Nicholson and Dustin Rhys had been married for three years. After Dahlia’s meteoric rise to success, she abandons the useless dead weight that’s Dustin, proposing divorce. Unbeknownst to her, everything she had ever achieved was only because of him.

Chapter 1 “Dustin, here is the divorce agreement prepared by Ms. Nicholson. All you need to do is sign them.” In the president’s office of the Quine Group, the secretary, Lyra Blaine, placed a piece of A4 paper on the table. A man sat opposite her, dressed in plain clothing. “Divorce? What do you mean?” Dustin Rhys was taken aback. “Do you not understand what I’m saying? Your marriage with Ms. Nicholson is over. You’re not even on the same level anymore. Your existence is nothing but a smear on the president’s reputation!” Lyra pulled no punches as she spoke. “A smear on her reputation?” Dustin frowned. “Is that how she thinks of me?” Back when they first got married, the Nicholson family was in ruinous debt. He was the one who helped them when they were at their lowest point. Now that they were rich, Dahlia Nicholson was ready to just kick him out. “Something like that.” Lyra jerked her chin toward the magazine on the table. A photo of a beautiful woman was printed on the front page. “Look at the headline on this magazine, Dustin. Ms. Nicholson’s net worth has hit one billion in the course of just three years, a feat no short of a miracle. She’s now the most desired woman in Swinton! With all this, she’s destined for greatness. But you, you’re just a regular joe. You don’t deserve her at all. I hope that you’ll see some sense and do the right thing.” When Dustin remained silent, Lyra frowned. “I know you’re not happy with this, but this is reality,” she continued. “You might have helped Ms. Nicholson when she was in trouble, but she has repaid you for everything you’ve done for her over the last three years. In fact, you’re the one who owes her now!” “Is our marriage just a business deal to her, then?” Dustin took a deep breath to suppress the emotions within. “If she wants to divorce me, let her speak to me herself.” “Ms. Nicholson is very busy. She doesn’t need to trouble herself with such trifling matters.” “Trifling matters?” Dustin was stunned. Then he laughed bitterly. “Is that so? Is divorce a trifling matter to her? She can’t even find the time to speak to me. Truly, she’s that unattainable now!” “Dustin, don’t delay this any longer.” Lyra pushed the divorce agreement toward him again. “Just sign here and you’ll get a car and a house as compensation. On top of that, you’ll also get eight million dollars. This is more than what you’ll be able to earn in your lifetime!” “Eight million dollars is a lot, but…I don’t need it. I will sign the divorce papers if she comes personally. Otherwise, I won’t sign anything,” Duston said coldly. “Don’t go too far, Dustin!” Lyra slammed her hand on the table. “Don’t say I didn’t warn you. With all her power and resources, Ms. Nicholson can divorce you easily. It’s only because she appreciates her past relationship with you that she’s allowing you to keep your dignity intact. Don’t provoke her!” “My dignity?” Dustin was a little amused by that. She didn’t even want to speak to him directly to divorce him. What kind of dignity was that? Moreover, if she really did appreciate their relationship, then why was she threatening him now?


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