Doctor Resignation - Chapter 20
“Lise, is that to your liking?”
“Yes, it’s very delicious.”
I nodded, twinkling my eyes.
Then the Duchess’ expression brightened up.
Pretending to be such an innocent child doesn’t suit me, but I couldn’t help it for the time being.
“Thank you for doing me a favor, madam.”
“No worries, it’s just a simple favor.”
My request was simple.
Seafood in summer is a little unsavory to eat, so I ask that seafood be excluded from the Duchess’ diet for now.
I insist that even if seafood is kept in the kitchen for a long time, it will be nauseating to eat.
Of course, at my request, the Duchess informed the kitchen staff that all seafood, seafood-flavored food, was brought out.
Seafood will be completely banned in a month.
Hippie flowers, which are poison to the Duchess, smell fishy and can only be served with seafood to hide the smell.
So if the Duchess told the staff to remove all seafood from the kitchen, the culprit would be very nervous and confused.
Because the process of digestion of poison in the victim’s body must be fed regularly.
Then there is only one thing the culprit will do in this situation.
‘I’ll catch them.’
I gripped my fork tightly.
I couldn’t even tell the Duchess about this for fear that she might discuss this with Baron Ishid and my plans would be completely screwed up.
After all, they are siblings.
‘Baron Ishid, if this is really your doing……’
I was having dinner with Erhan and the Duchess. That was my way of preventing the two of them from having dinner with Baron Ishid.
“You haven’t eaten properly because of the fishy smell, have you?”
“Yeah, but I endured it a lot.”
“Oh my, you must be having a hard time.”
The Duchess sighed. Then she looked at Erhan, who had no appetite, and asked, “Erhan, do you still have a bad appetite?”
Erhan nodded while drinking water.
“You won’t get really fat if you eat a lot……”
Seeing his strange behavior, I narrowed my eyes.
These days, Erhan doesn’t eat well.
It was natural for him to have a high appetite because he exercised a lot and slept well.
I think he has gained weight and become stronger than before. But as soon as Frederick came back, Erhan was acting like this again.
‘Looks like they’re playing together this afternoon…… If Erhan’s behavior becomes more unusual, I’ll take action.’
I want to, but it will be difficult to do that because I have to be with the Duchess
‘This family really needs me.’
I shook my head and ate my steak in silence.
I have to stop the Duchess from getting poisoned and help Erhan grow up……
There are so many things to pay attention to.
Life in the aristocracy is good but I have to plan my own life later
Diel is gardening consistently even though he complains a lot. He is growing a rare herb called Cipuz.
Cipuz is very hard to come by if you live in the capital, but growing them is not difficult. Herbal seeds should be able to grow with the help of magic fertilizer in three days.
“Why would a high-quality person like me do this……”
Diel watered the plants while crying in his heart. He then stood up, straightening his back.
The one who told him to do something this outrageous was a skinny little girl. His current master couldn’t even reach his shoulders and match his height.
“She’s oddly similar to Sir Perelman. This is not friendship at all, she’s the master.”
Even though he grumbled, there was a silly smile on his face.
He was born with a face that gave off a gentle impression. After all, he had been constantly gossiping about one person until now: Perelman. After he met Lise, it seemed that he was already gossiping about two people at this time.
But despite his bad words, he likes working with Perelman, as well as Lise.
At first, when Perelman asked him to befriend a thirteen-year-old girl, he thought that his master would make him do something extraordinary.
However, as an official in the upper office, he was forced to listen.
He wondered about playing with a child, but surprisingly, Lise had the same traits and personality as Perelman.
Cold facial expressions, high self-confidence, and a nonchalant personality.
When he was urged to finish the lab quickly, Lise’s request was to Perelman’s taste.
Of course, he admitted that the emerald-green-eyed girl was demanding of him in a very rude manner.
Diel talked together with Lise naturally because her demeanor didn’t seem like a typical thirteen-year-old girl.
“Originally, Sir Perelman asked me to befriend you.”
“I don’t need it. It’s useless in my case, but if it’s you……” Lise shrugged and continued, “……Actually, I prefer my laboratory over friends. Didn’t your master assign you to take care of this greenhouse?”
“Then who’s below me then?”
Diel was saddened by his inability to respond.
The fact that Perelman left him in the duchy meant he had to support Lise in many ways even if he wasn’t confident.
“Since we are both commoners, there is no need to speak formally to each other.”
“Okay, then let’s be friends. I can just act like I’m doing my friend a favor. You can be more comfortable. Shall we talk casually?”
Diel tried to give his opinion carefully.
Because it’s awkward to speak formally to each other since they are ordinary people.
Lise looked at him then nodded.
“But you are five years older than me, how could I easily–”
“I allow you.”
In fact, she is a genius acknowledged by Perelman himself, and she is well aware of it.
Lise didn’t really need Diel, but she suddenly made an unreasonable request.
“Then grow Cipuz in the greenhouse.”
Diel was quite confused by the sudden order.
“But Cipuz seeds are very hard to get,” Diel complained.
“Perelman’s top office can easily get it.”
“Well, that’s true.”
“Cipuz has a pretty strong scent, so if some people walk around and smell it, they’ll start to wonder.”
“Is that so?”
“And I’d appreciate it if you could spread the rumor that I’m growing Cipuz because it’s necessary for my research.”
“May I ask you why?”
Diel had to nod his head.
Well, he couldn’t help it if his master’s assistant told him to.
“But you’ll find out soon enough.”
He doesn’t think that Lise will do something useless.
This is because she is very smart, as Perelman always prided her on.
When Diel visited the Duchess to get permission to build Lise’s lab in the greenhouse, he was frankly surprised that the madam gave her consent so easily.
The Duchess offered her doctor’s assistant a bigger place than her doctor? Is that possible?
However, the atmosphere inside the mansion has definitely changed since Lise came.
It started with Perelman, who had no interest in anyone, giving Lise his daughter’s room.
Once, there was talk among the maids that the Duchess looked brighter and more elegant these days.
But the person who changed the most was the young master, Erhan Casseus.
Maybe because Lise took care of him, made him exercise, and fed him, the timid boy who was locked up in his room suddenly became a smart kid.
Of course, Erhan doesn’t seem to like Diel that much, but……
‘It’s strange that every time I meet Master Erhan, my back is tingling.’
Diel tilted his head while watering Cipuz calmly.
“By the way, if I keep an eye on her….., something interesting might happen.”
Diel had some expectations flashing through his mind.