Bella’s POV: Suddenly, I was hugged by him. My hand trembled, and the water in the cup splashed out. Then, I felt that his body was shaking. I knew that he had a high fever, so I quickly helped him lie down and covered him with the quilt. “Don’t go! Don’t go…” In his sleep, Klein grabbed my wrist and refused to let go. I frowned and reached out to push his hand away, but I failed several times. Then I looked at him and found that he was seriously ill. Seeing this, I touched his forehead, but there was still no sweat, and his hands and feet were still cold. At this time, I remembered what the doctor said when Lucky was sick. The doctor said that if a child had a fever, I must keep his hands and feet warm. Looking around, I pulled his hand away and went to the room next door to fetch a quilt. I covered Klein with it, hoping that he would sweat. But then, Klein began to flip back and forth under the blankets, his mouth chattering nonstop. “Cold, cold…” Seeing that this wasn’t going to work, I hurriedly stepped forward and patted Klein on the cheek. In a soft voice, I said, “Klein, you are having a high fever. I’ll take you to the hospital. Hurry up and get up!” But it seemed as though Klein didn’t hear anything, He grabbed me in his arms, shouting, “Don’t go. Don’t leave me…” . Holding me in his arms, under the dim light outside, I lowered my head to look at the man in front of me, who suddenly looked like a child. I couldn’t help but hesitate. At this moment, his eyebrows were tightly knitted, and his whole body was still trembling. The man’s perseverance had long disappeared, replaced by a child’s fragileness and fear. This man could be said to be an important person in my life. There were many times when he saved me from danger. Without him, I would not be here at this moment, nor would there be a healthy and lively Lucky at this moment. I was filled with gratitude towards Klein, but I didn’t know how to repay him. In addition, I was still receiving assistance from him.
After thinking for a long time, I slowly stretched out my arms, then hugged his back, and whispered in Klein’s ear, “I won’t leave. I’ll stay here with you.” I didn’t know if he heard me or not. I felt that his arms were tightened and he held me more tightly. I didn’t refuse him, nor was I estranged from him. Instead, I covered him with a thick blanket and helped him warm his hands and feet. His face was in my neck, and I could feel that his face was burming because of the high fever. At this moment, I didn’t know whether it was right or wrong for me to do this. Klein was a patient.
I had to take care of him.
I hugged him tightly, placed my head on his shoulder, and called a doctor friend I knew. According to his instructions, I took care of him. My friend had said that as long as I followed the medicine prescription given to Klein, there wouldn’t be any major problems. It wasn’t until three o’clock in the morning that Klein finally felt much better. My home clothes are almost soaked. I was afraid he would be dehydrated, so I let him drink a lot of water.
After his fever subsided, I realized that he was awake. My face was a little flushed. I quickly lifted the quilt and got out of bed. At this moment, Klein didn’t pull at my wrist like he had just done.
Hearing the sound of the door being gently closed, I opened my sleepy eyes. Trested my head on my arms and stared at the ceiling with a happy smile on my face. In the afternoon, I was still cursing the sudden cold. When I came back from work last night, I felt sore all over my body and couldn’t move in bed. But now, I thought that this cold was really good, especially this high fever, which really brought me unexpected gains. Klein reached out and pulled the blanket to his nose. He took a deep breath of the scent inside the blanket. There was the scent of Bella, a very good smell, and I could savor it for a long time…
Bella’s POV: I went home and took a look at Lucky who was sleeping, then I turned and went to the bathroom to take a shower. The hot water on my head splashed down. Just now, my sweat had already mixed with Klein’s, and my entire body was sticky and uncomfortable. The warm water washed away everything, taking away the scent of sweat which Klein had left on me.
Half an hour later, I came out of the bathroom while drying my hair in a bathrobe. Perhaps because she had heard the commotion, Jane, dressed in pajamas, walked out. She said, “Miss Stepanek, how’s Mr. Wharton doing?” “His fever has just subsided.” “It’s good that the fever has subsided” said Jane with a smile. “He has a serious fever. I was afraid something might happen to him, so I have been sitting there waiting for his fever to subside.”
When I said this, I didn’t even dare to look into Jane’s eyes. I felt very guilty, and then I went back to my room and fell asleep with an excuse of being sleepy. I didn’t fall asleep until four o’clock. I was very sleepy. When I slept until eight o’clock, I panicked as soon as I read the watch. I had never been late for a few months at work. So I quickly got up, simply washed up, and left home without having breakfast.
10 22 “Miss, you need to have breakfast first.’ Jane had already placed all the breakfast on the table. “It’s too late. I won’t eat anymore,” I said as I changed my shoes at the door. Seeing this, Jane ran over with a steamed bun and stuffed it into my hand. “Eat on the way. If you don’t take your breakfast, how can you work in the morning?” “Thank you Jane.” I smiled at Jane and took the steamed bun out of the door. I pressed the button of the elevator and ate the buns while waiting for the elevator. At this time, the opposite door suddenly opened! Seeing that the door to Klein’s house had been opened, my heart skipped a beat. To be honest, after what had happened last night, I truly felt a bit awkward facing him. Although he had been in a daze last night, I knew that he must have been conscious. Especially after his fever subsided, he had been awake for a long time.