Novel Name : A Moment in Destiny

Chapter 199 The Truth Comes Out

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&#lt;p&#gt;Lucille said guiltily, "William, that baby you got a surrogate for was swapped by Darcy. Forgive me, I
didn't know and always thought the baby was yours. But it wasn't until yesterday when I was packing
up Darcy's belongings that I found a diary. She said that she had switched the baby. And that baby was
born to Sarah in G City!"
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&#lt;p&#gt;"You mean Sammy is my child?" Liam froze in his tracks. His eyes were wide with disbelief. "How can
that be?"
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&#lt;p&#gt;"I'm going to see the baby!" Sarah clutched Liam's hand. "Liam, our baby. I want to see the baby right
away!"
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&#lt;p&#gt;William was, however, unusually shocked. He tried to calm himself, and there was still a tremor in his
voice. "Lucille, what about my baby? Where has my child gone?"
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&#lt;p&#gt;"I don't know!" Lucille shook her head and lowered her eyelashes, hiding the glimmer in her eyes.
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&#lt;p&#gt;William couldn't believe the truth. "Liam, Sarah, don't act rashly. Wait a minute!"
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&#lt;p&#gt;William's heart was beating unusually fast at this point. He didn't know how to believe the sudden
news. "What does the diary say? Why is that?"
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&#lt;p&#gt;Darcy's diary -
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&#lt;p&#gt;Today I did a great thing. I went to the morgue at G City's hospital with my ally and stole a dead baby
and bribed the doctor who delivered Sarah's baby. She agreed to switch the baby for me.
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&#lt;p&#gt;Sarah would never have dreamed that her baby would still be alive and I would have given her a dead
one. She would have been so distraught that she would have tried to kill herself, right?&#lt;/p&#gt;
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&#lt;p&#gt;If she did die, that would be great! I could have Liam all to myself and no one would ever know the
secret of that night.
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&#lt;p&#gt;Looking at Sarah's baby, I really liked him inside. When would I have a baby too? This year, in the year
that Sarah was missing, Liam hadn't had sex with me once. I was crestfallen, but he said he would take
responsibility for that night!
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&#lt;p&#gt;That was the greatest comfort to my heart!
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&#lt;p&#gt;I also did a great thing. I carried Sarah's newborn baby and secretly replaced it with William's baby. By
the time I was done with it all, no one actually noticed. It was amazing.
&#lt;/p&#gt;
&#lt;p&#gt;My sister didn't know about it and she was having a bad day. She had been drinking and there was no
one to look after the baby. But William's baby was five days old. He looked a bit older than Liam's baby!
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&#lt;p&#gt;I was comparing the two children at the bassinet. I couldn't help but think that the newborn was smaller.
But luckily, William was away on a business trip to America and would not be back for a week. By the
time he came back, the baby would have changed so much that no one would recognize him.
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&#lt;p&#gt;As long as I didn’t tell anyone, and my ally didn’t tell anyone, no one would know about this!
&#lt;/p&#gt;
&#lt;p&#gt;William betrayed my sister and caused her such pain. I was so sad when I saw my sister drunk all day
long.
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&#lt;p&#gt;I tried to persuade my sister to leave William, but she refused. Even though she knew that the child
was William's, she put up with it and pretended not to know. But she spent her days in tears and I
couldn’t do anything about it! I was so sad inside.
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&#lt;p&#gt;In fact, while convincing my sister, how could I be convincing myself? I knew Liam didn't like me, but I
still loved him so much. I could have forced him to marry me, but I couldn't resist promising him five&#lt;/p&#gt;
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&#lt;p&#gt;years when I saw him avoiding my eyes. Five years later, he said he would marry me! But would he
really marry me?
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&#lt;p&#gt;I doubted it!
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&#lt;p&#gt;I could never have imagined that Sarah would get pregnant that night. If I hadn't suddenly seen her
with a big belly in G City a month ago, I really thought happiness had arrived!
&#lt;/p&#gt;
&#lt;p&#gt;I thought Liam belonged to me alone. But seeing Sarah pregnant dashed my dreams. But then I didn't
realize I had an ally and that he was going to help me.
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&#lt;p&#gt;We did all this perfectly.
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&#lt;p&#gt;It had been a month now and no one had even noticed that the baby had been substituted. Haha ... I'm
so happy ...
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&#lt;p&#gt;That was the general gist of the diary.
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&#lt;p&#gt;William saw that the back pages of the diary had been torn out. "Lucille, where are the rest of the
pages?"
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&#lt;p&#gt;Lucille shook her head. "That's all!"
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&#lt;p&#gt;Peter had been standing not far away next to him, and he looked calm.
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&#lt;p&#gt;William froze in his tracks. "Where are my child? And where has my child been replaced?"
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&#lt;p&#gt;God, why didn't this damn diary mention it?
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&#lt;p&#gt;"Let's go see the baby!" Sarah excitedly grabbed Liam's hand, "Liam, is Sammy really our baby?"&#lt;/p&#gt;
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&#lt;p&#gt;Liam hugged her tightly and choked up. He looked again at William, who was frozen beside him, and
knew in his heart how he felt at the moment. If Sammy was his and Sarah's child, then where had
William's and Sherry's child gone?
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&#lt;p&#gt;William's face was shattered with despair and he could only stare at the diary in his hands. How could
she do this? He looked back at the tombstone. How could she have done such a thing? She really was
so bad! But she was dead, "Who was her ally?"
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&#lt;p&#gt;William's words startled both Lucille and Peter.
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&#lt;p&#gt;"She doesn't say in the diary!" Lucille said as she lowered her head.
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&#lt;p&#gt;William's sharp eyes narrowed. He looked to Lucille who had her head hung low, "Lucille, where are
the back pages of the diary? I want to see the rest!"
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&#lt;p&#gt;"I don't really see it. That's all I saw!" Lucille explained in a hurry.
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&#lt;p&#gt;William's eyes rested on her face and finally said nothing.
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&#lt;p&#gt;He turned around. No matter what, he would find his baby! As he left in stride, Liam and Sarah
followed.
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&#lt;p&#gt;And behind them, Lucille and Peter both seemed relieved.
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&#lt;p&#gt;Reggie's blue eyes narrowed. He came over and whispered to Lucille, "You know who that man is,
don't you?"
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&#lt;p&#gt;Lucille bit her lip and nodded, then said to Reggie, "Reggie, will you go wait for me in the car? There's
something I want to talk to Peter about!"&#lt;/p&#gt;
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&#lt;p&#gt;Reggie's eyes fell on Peter's face. He didn't dodge and was calm, yet his face looked even a little
somber. He nodded and walked Leon out. Leon was also a little stunned that this had suddenly
happened. It was so strange.
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&#lt;p&#gt;It wasn't until Lucille and Peter were the only ones left in the cemetery that Lucille handed Peter the
pages she was holding. "Peter, I didn't think you ever loved me!"
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&#lt;p&#gt;She said it calmly and bluntly, and Peter's body froze when he heard it. He looked at Lucille with
complicated eyes. She was no longer beautiful. He really lamented the fact that things had changed so
fast. But in the face of the woman who had made his heart ache and he loved in the past, he did not
deny it. "Lucille, yes. I loved you!"
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&#lt;p&#gt;He gripped the paper in his hand. He knew it was the last few pages of the diary. It was Lucille who tore
it down especially for him. He didn't need to read it to imagine the contents.
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&#lt;p&#gt;"I'm not trying to blame you. I know that the hardest thing for people to control is their hearts. Peter, I
hope you'll go and talk to William yourself about where exactly you sent their baby." Lucille said quietly.
&#lt;/p&#gt;
&#lt;p&#gt;Peter gripped the paper tightly in his hand and shook his head. "Lucille, I can't do that!"
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&#lt;p&#gt;"Why?"
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&#lt;p&#gt;"It's a personal matter between me and William, and arguably with the Rowland family. Even if he
knew, I wouldn't tell him where the child had gone!" Peter replied with determination.
&#lt;/p&#gt;
&#lt;p&#gt;Lucille looked at the determined look on Peter's handsome face and felt nothing but a pang of sadness
and heartache. He reminded her of herself and Darcy all those years ago, who had been tormented by
obsession and heartbreak.&#lt;/p&#gt;
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&#lt;p&#gt;Only she, with Reggie's love and care, had come out of the shadows. But Darcy hadn't met anyone like
that, so she died. And what about Peter? Wouldn't he be just like Darcy this way?
&#lt;/p&#gt;
&#lt;p&#gt;"Lucille, don't talk me out of it. I can't control my heart. I have to do this. This is what the Rowland
family owes me, and I need to get it back." Peter said bitterly. "I don't care if you look down on me or
call me mean. As for Darcy, I'm sorry. I shouldn't have thought of her as a stand-in for you, when in fact
she wasn't a stand-in for you at all either. She'll never have your kindness!"
&#lt;/p&#gt;
&#lt;p&#gt;Peter looked at her and thought he would see Lucille's disdainful gaze. But Lucille simply responded
calmly to Peter's staring gaze and walked slowly and firmly towards him.
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&#lt;p&#gt;"It's all gone. Whatever happened, it's over. It's all in the past!" Her hushed tone was the same as ever.
Lucille suddenly reached over and wrapped her arms tightly around Peter's tense body, then patted his
back soothingly with one hand and spoke repeatedly, "Forget it, don't torture your heart."
&#lt;/p&#gt;
&#lt;p&#gt;She didn't look disgusted. She didn't resent him for being mean and was even willing to hug him. Peter
froze and stiffened, his arms trembling, and finally embraced Lucille who offered to hold him. He closed
his eyes so that no one could see that he was as vulnerable as a baby now, "Lucille, I can't do this! I
really can't!"
&#lt;/p&#gt;
&#lt;p&#gt;"Peter, it's love in your heart that makes you happy! Let's forget! Let's forget all the unpleasant things
that have happened. Go and tell William yourself where you got his children and don't torture them! Let
us all cherish this rare friendship with each other! You and William have been friends for years. You're
best friends. He even asked you to help him find a surrogate mother. It shows how much he trusts you.
Cherish it and tell him the truth about everything. He'll forgive you!"
&#lt;/p&#gt;
&#lt;p&#gt;"No!" Peter shook his head. "I can't do it. I really can't!"
&#lt;/p&#gt;
&#lt;p&#gt;"What reason do you have? Why?" Her voice, which had been low and hushed, suddenly became a
little harsher. Lucille pushed Peter away and looked at him squarely. Then she spoke word for word,&#lt;/p&#gt;
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&#lt;p&#gt;"Whatever revenge you want, or whatever resentment you may have, the torture of separating them
from their child for five years is enough to make up for your trauma. Stop it, Peter. In my heart, you
have always been the most benevolent one. Don't make me sad, okay?"
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&#lt;p&#gt;Peter shook his head and looked mournful. "No! I can't!"
&#lt;/p&#gt;
&#lt;p&#gt;He suddenly wrapped his arms tightly around the slender woman in his embrace. He closed his eyes
as the past came back to him more and more vividly. The suffering he had endured, the humiliation he
had suffered, the hardships his mother had endured, and he had to settle it all with the Rowland family!
&#lt;/p&#gt;
&#lt;p&#gt;From the day he learned the truth, from that moment on, the only word in his mind was revenge and he
would seek revenge against the Rowland family. So in order to get his revenge, he went out of his way
to lurk around William, to become a minor department manager in the Rowland Group. Everything he
did was for revenge.
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&#lt;p&#gt;"Because of me?" Lucille didn't think so.
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&#lt;p&#gt;"Not really!" Peter murmured bitterly. "Lucille, you mustn't ask. I won't say anything. I'll give you my
blessing! Go to France with Reggie and forget everything. It's got nothing to do with you!"
&#lt;/p&#gt;
&#lt;p&#gt;"But Peter, Liam didn't mess with you, did he? How could you and Darcy do this to Liam?" Lucille tried
in vain to convince him.&#lt;/p&#gt;
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