As dinner began, Julia was rather quiet but that was how she was and Christian liked it. It was her way of coping with the new rules and with her new life. When Julia finally zoned in, it was because her new older brother was teasing her by kicking her chair. This was the perfect shot for Christian to see how well she studied her rules. She merely pretended that nothing was happening.
"I heard from Christian, Anastasia. How's the job position working out?" Grace was always curious.
"It's going really well and Grey Publishing is about to open a new sector. They'll be getting a teenage branch. Which is where there is a section wrote out by teens about topics they want to see. So like a teenage newspaper or magazine. The company hasn't come to a decision yet," she chuckled.
"Who would edit though? I mean you can't trust a teen's grammar," Julia actually was curious.
"I'm putting together an idea. You'll see Miss Julia," she chuckled. She and Christian were planning on getting Julia a job there. She was one of the best people for it. All she'd need to do is type the articles and send them into Ana for editing but Julia didn't even look excited.
She looked too distracted. She was eating very little too. Christian followed her eyes and she was glancing at Ethan Kavanagh. She seemed to feel uncomfortable. Her legs were tense and her one arm was never leaving her lap. "Excuse us for a second," Christian decided and took Julia far from the table. "What's up?"
"I don't know. It's just he looks so much like," she began before shaking her head. "Nevermind it's dumb," she breathed. He grabbed her shoulder and shook his head.
"It's not dumb. Please tell me," he answered with sincere eyes. They sat on the stairwell and Christian waited as she regained her breath.
"When I was about 10 I learned things I shouldn't have. I learned things grown women learn about," she began before figuring out a way to explain the words.
Christian didn't need another word to figure it out. She was broken. "Were you R-A-P-E-D?" He thought spelling it might make it a little easier to take all over again. She nodded and then took a deep breath.
"That person took me to Elena. That's why I have such a strong distaste to her. The man who did it to me wasn't that guy out there. But whoever he was. He knew Elena," she explained.
"Julia," he breathed in shock and then hugged her tightly. She was harmed by so many people before the orphanage got her. "I promise it's over now," he whispered. She nodded and hid her face in his shirt.
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