Chapter 671: You’d Better Behave, Or I’ll Cripple You
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Wen Xinya was snapped out of her daze by a sudden pain in the back of her head, which made her feel as if her head was about to split open. She felt a sudden wave of nausea and tried to move her legs, only to find that they had been tied together tightly. Moving gently, she felt a stinging pain in her wrist and ankles.
The images of the events that took place before she passed out flashed through her mind and she finally realized that she had been abducted. She tried to call for help, only to discover that there was some tape on her mouth and adhesive bandage that was pressed painfully against her face.
The pain made Wen Xinya giddy and she guessed that she was in the trunk of a car which she reckoned to be in a remote mountain area.
She also realized that she was completely soaked and chilly.
Once she leaves the city, the chances of her being rescued would be slim.
Her mind was sent into a state of frenzy and she suddenly remembered getting into a scuffle with the abductors. She shuddered due to the chilliness. Si Yiyan had taught her those combat skills and she had once beaten Si Yiyan’s elite subordinate. Yet, she was helpless when faced with those abductors.
She carefully tried to remember the process of the brawl and finally deduced that the man was extremely formidable, relentless, cruel, intelligent and cunning.
The discovery made her feel hopeless. She subconsciously moved her body like a tiny raft cruising on the surface of the massive ocean. It was as if a single wave would shatter her.
She was in pitch darkness, wondering just how long she had been unconscious.
Her eyes glistened at the thought of Si Yiyan and her feelings of anxiety began to show.
She was extremely certain.
Wen Xinya lied down in the trunk. After a long, jerky ride, the car came to an abrupt halt and she was slammed against the inner walls of the car, causing her to be overwhelmed with pain.
She could hear the men outside conversing in Russian. However, she could not hear clearly because of her headache and how quick they were speaking.
However, Wen Xinya realized something.
There were various accomplices involved and it was definitely not a coincidence.
This realization made her heart sink and her headache made it impossible for her to even think.
Next, a loud sound came from the car and she felt a sudden chilliness. Wen Xinya could finally get some fresh air, which eased her queasiness. The trunk was opened and they had arrived at their destination.
She was then dragged out of the car and placed on someone’s shoulder.
The vigorous action made Wen Xinya feel extremely uncomfortable. She squinted and tried to scan her surroundings, only to see that it was pitch dark around her and she could not see anything at all.
Wen Xinya was then carried into a cave where it was dim and dark. She was then flung onto the ground like a tattered rag bag.
Wen Xinya was overwhelmed with unbearable pain that was particularly intense in the back of her head, making her body curl up into a ball.
Wen Xinya began wincing in pain.
She then heard one of the men saying in Russian, “Be gentle. These wealthy heiresses are all weak and frail. If we accidentally kill her, all of our efforts will be in vain.”
The abductor said angrily, “What are you afraid of? This bitch is tough as nails. She made me suffer lots of pain just now. She’s got great combat skills.”
The other man remarked in astonishment, “Hey! Did she cause that wound on your forehead? If she managed to hurt you, you must be something.”
Although Wen Xinya was in great pain, she did not forget to scan her surroundings. She guessed that they were in an abandoned bomb shelter. It was rather dirty and cluttered, though full of life. Clearly, it was their hiding spot.
The three men were speaking in Russian, thus further confirming her conjecture that the three men were the wanted fugitives that Xu Zhenyu was talking about.
Their purpose in kidnapping her was to get money.
She tried hard to listen to their conversation. The Russian that she had learned from Si Yiyan was authentic and revolutionized. It was different from the one that the abductors were speaking. Besides, she had only been learning Russian for a short while. Hence, she could only understand a little, though she could vaguely tell what they were saying.
Wen Xinya tried to yell with all her might, in a bid to get their attention.
The man barked menacingly. “You’d better behave yourself. Otherwise, I’ll make you a cripple.”
Wen Xinya did not feel threatened at all, for she knew that they would not do anything to her before they got the ransom.
The man stood up.
The other man who was dressed in gray hurriedly stopped him, thus leaving him with no choice but to sit back down indignantly.
The man in gray walked towards Wen Xinya.
Wen Xinya stared at his burly figure and almost 1.9-meter tall stature. He had some heavy combat boots on his feet and seemed to be from the army.
“Do you have something to tell us?” asked the man dressed in gray.
Wen Xinya nodded profusely.
The man in gray removed the duct tape on her mouth.
His rough actions made Wen Xinya tear up in pain and look extremely pitiful.
The man in gray asked, “What would you like to say?”
Wen Xinya’s face and lips hurt a lot, causing teardrops to roll down her face uncontrollably. She shivered and asked, “Did… did you guys kidnap me for money?”
The man in gray remained silent and stared at Wen Xinya coldly.
Wen Xinya turned pale and curled into a ball. “I… I am the heiress and only successor of the Wen Family. My family will definitely give you as much money as you want… so… please don’t hurt me…”
Wen Xinya knew that they were no ordinary abductors and were, in fact, some ruthless and cruel terrorists. If they did not receive the ransom or get provoked, they would definitely kill her before Si Yiyan could even save her. Only by feigning weakness would they find her to be vulnerable and of no threat. Only then could her life be prolonged and Si Yiyan would be able to save her in time.
The thought of Si Yiyan made her feel a little less anxious.
The man in gray continued to remain silent.
Wen Xinya looked up at him, her face as pale as a sheet because of the pain. She said with trembling lips and a shaky voice, “I’m telling the truth… really… I’m the only heiress of the Wen Family…”
The man in gray did not speak and instead, stuck the duct tape back onto her mouth.