The door closed behind her and I practically died. I had promised her a world full of happiness and I had shown her dreams that could never be hers. I had promised to sweep her off her feet and be her prince charming, whereas really though I had pushed her in that hell-hole and broken her trust.
I felt ashamed of myself. So much that I could not even stand being in my own body. She was in there now. In with Carter in that room. My mind was thinking of infinite possibilities and they were all scary as hell... I had to get her out, I decided.
The thought about what was on stake crossed my mind. Carter had those papers. He had all the evidence he needed to prove me guilty of murder in court. I didn't care. It was Riley, the girl who had easily agreed to bring my baby into this world and bear all that pain and humiliation for a mistake that I did, technically; and I was just letting her go to that asshole? No way.
I moved closer to the door. I heard her scream. It pained me. In all hone...