Darryl was not bothered by Adenoid’s threat. He smiled faintly at Rita and said, “Thank you very much.”
“You’re welcome,” Rita answered with a friendly smile.
After that, Rita looked at Darryl with keen interest. “Gentleman, I did not get your name.”
“Good name; it sounds like someone with a free spirit.” Rita praised him with a smile. Then, she sent an invitation to Darryl. “I might have a business proposition for you, Mr. Darren. I wonder if you will give me a chance to explain it?”
Rita made an apparent hand gesture to invite Darryl inside for a talk in detail.
Darryl smiled. He knew that Rita wanted to talk about the Martial Emperor inner cores.
Darryl was ready to speak when Lillian tugged on his arm.
“What?” Darryl inquired, his head tilted.
Lillian bit her lips and whispered, “Don’t go. You should be wary of that woman. Do not be duped.”
As the Blood Thorn Mercenary Team leader, Lillian often traveled around Black Water Town, so she was very familiar with Rita, the manager of the trading center. Rita was not only good at business, but she was also very good at seducing men. Lillian did not want Darryl to fall into her trap.
Darryl was stunned. “Why? It’s just business talk. It can’t be that bad.”
“Just listen to me and turn her down.” Lillian was a little anxious.
Darryl laughed when he saw Lillian’s worried expression and leaned in to whisper into her ear, “Are you worried that I won’t be able to resist that manager’s pretty and sexy charm? Are you jealous?”
Lillian was in a daze after she heard the statement. She quickly replied with a blushing face as she stomped her feet. “Why would I be jealous?”
Darryl laughed, but he said nothing more. He told Lillian to wait for her there, and then he went inside with Rita.
The private room was tastefully designed. On the interior, it was cozy and stylish.
Rita poured a glass of red wine for Darryl and smiled as she said, “What a surprise that this casually dressed Mr. Darren is a peerless expert.”
Darryl took the wine glass, but he did not drink the wine. Instead, he smiled and said, “Do you have something to say, Rita? Why not just get to the point?”
Rita did not expect Darryl to be so straightforward. Her gorgeous face was slightly taken aback, and she smiled coquettishly. “Mr. Darren, don’t you like the mood in here? Do you want to say anything more to me than business?”
Her voice was soft and charming.
At the same time, Rita leaned into Darryl’s arm.
Though Darryl looked unperturbed, he was, in fact, a little disturbed.
‘This woman is amazing. She is really good with men. I guess most men can’t hold out against her.’
As she perceived the twinkle in Darryl’s eyes, Rita raised her head with a charming smile on her delicate face as she said softly, “Mr. Darren, have you not been close with a woman for a long time?”
“How do you know?” Darryl spoke subconsciously. He had spent the last three years in the Valley of Death; he had not touched a woman for a long time, indeed.
However, Darryl regretted his fast lips.
Rita laughed out loud after she heard it. She held Darryl’s gaze and said softly, “These days, it’s rare to see someone like you who could maintain such composure in front of a beautiful lady.”