Catherine sat down on the lounge chair. "Hubby, you're not done yet?"
John nodded his head. "Yes. There's one more issue and you need to know about it..."
She released a deep sigh. So many things happened in her home while she was being kept in captivity. It's her sister's betrayal behind her back that hurt her the most, it shook her to the core, she will have a hard time forgiving her sister and she hated her so much. When that devil sister's of her will come back from Thailand, she would receive a lashing from her.
John braced for the storm that was about to come. "When my family comes home, they stayed in the Mystic Bay Twin Tower. They all met Caroline. To make the story short, Joseph has taken a liking on your sister but Caroline rejected him. Then one day, your sister went missing for 3 days..."
"Whaaat!?" she exclaimed in shocked, startled by the new revelation. "What happened to my sister?"
"Three days later, my mother received a text message from Joseph informing her that he kidnapped Caroline out of revenge for me and he intended to kill her. But Joseph changed his mind at the last minute and freed Caroline instead, then he locked himself inside the warehouse and committed suicide by putting a bullet in his head. He left three suicide letters. In the letter we come to know that he was the mastermind of Dahlia's murder, he hired a killer to do the horrendous deed, he hated me so much after Dahlia left him for me. Then he made an oath that he will kill all women that will be associated with me," he said.
Catherine was speechless! So... her sister was kidnapped by John's psychotic brother?
John retrieves the suicide letter handwritten by Joseph for his parents from the drawer of the pool bar and handed it to his wife.
Silently, Catherine began reading the suicide letter with trembling hands.
Dearest Mom and Dad,
By the time you read this letter of mine, I'm probably dead and my soul already went straight to hell as my punishment for my crime. I'm sorry that I was never the best and good son to you. But for me, you are the best parents in the whole world! Thank you very much for all the support, the love, and care that you had given to me through the years. In spite of my drug addiction problem you guys never fail to support and always there by my side and showed me how much you care and love me. I don't deserve your love and attention, I'm so ashamed of myself. I'm so sorry because I ended my life this way, but it's the only way I know how I can pay for my crime.
I abducted Caroline because of hatred and revenge for my brother, I violated her body, I already apologized to her but I know she can never forgive me. There is a big chance she may get pregnant with my child, please support her financially and emotionally. Please compensate her of the damage I have done to her. If she wanted to abort the baby please support her, but just in case she will allow my child to live in this world then please give my child and Caroline a better life as well. If Caroline will start hating my child, Mom, please adopt the baby for me. I can't blame her because of what I have done to her.
Lastly Mom and Dad, please compensate Dahlia's family with the money of any amount, in a little way we can help them, eased their pain a little bit.
I have to say goodbye now. Thank you very much for bringing me into this world. If I can only turn back time I will live my life differently and aspire to become the better son that you always wanted me to be. Too bad, I only realized too late that I already wasted my life because of my insane hatred towards my brother.
If Caroline will bore my child, please tell my child I love him so much. I may never be able to see my child growing up but If I have live longer and not become a murderer I would have been a better dad.
I am crying while writing this letter, realizing how I had thrown my life carelessly just because of hatred and revenge. I felt useless and always felt myself a sinner. Sigh, I have wasted my life for nothing. While the world was moving forward I was stuck in the bitter memory of my past, I didn't grow old because of my selfish reasoning, I am always immature and a big burden to you guys but you never abandoned me, you always showed me that I am precious and loved, too bad, I don't deserve such unconditional love that I can never repay in this lifetime.
Thank you so much for the love, Mom and dad!
I love you so much!
With much love and respect,
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