Ace's POV :
A few minutes had passed .
We sat in the car and silence filled the air. I could tell she was upset. I'm not good with emotions but I can tell when people are hurt, mainly because I'm the one usually hurting them. She was trying so hard to be strong. I hate to see people cry, it disgusts me almost purely because of how weak they are.
But when I seen a tear fall from her cheek, I didn't think she was weak. I don't know why but I just wanted to make her pain go away.
"Are you okay?" the words escaped my lips before I could even thought about it. I saw her lip quiver as she shook her head, looking out the window. I felt a heaviness in my chest as I watched her struggle not to cry. I didn't like feeling this way.
A sigh escaped my lips as I looked at her . "Maybe this was a bad idea" I muttered quietly as I rubbed my forehead stressfully . Sofia nodded agreeing.
"Did your brothers just ignore him abusing you?!" I finally asked . She stayed silent until see finally worked up the courage to answer . "He abused all of us , I didn't know it was abuse until high school , I thought it was normal to get beaten for the little things, it's how he raised all of us" she responded , hesitant to open up .
"They're pussies" I snapped angrily , earning a dirty look from Sofia . "Don't look at me like that" I growled at her , putting her in place . I needed to calm down . I was still very worked up from a few minutes ago . "I may be a bad man and I may do terrible things but I would never let anyone hit you , do you understand?" I demanded her to answer . "They're pussies , all of them" .
My attention turned to the broken handle on the car . Then I heard sobbing . I looked back to see Sofia . She wasn't able to keep it together anymore. Partly my fault.
It was also very uncomfortable watching her cry . I didn't know what to do . "I just want to sleep" she whimpered as she wiped her tears away . It's weird , I don't sleep and she loves to sleep . She sleeps to avoid her problems , I stay awake to fix mine . We're complete opposites .
"You can sleep" I suggested , shrugging . I watched her lean against the window as she shut her eyes . Eventually she had fallen asleep . I was scrolling through my phone , responding to emails when Sofia changed positions and decided to lie on my lap . I tensed up immediately. The only time someone is this close to me is ........ never mind , I guess I can make an exception just this once .
I got distracted from my emails watching Sofia sleep . Her tear stained cheeks finally dry . I slowly ran the back of my fingers along the tear stains on her cheeks , wanting to make all of her pain disappear with a touch . But I knew it wasn't that simple . I stroked the loose strands of hair behind her ear . She was beautiful, I hate to admit it . I'd rather have an ugly wife , atleast I wouldn't want to marry her . I snapped out of the trance and went back to my business.
I looked back down at Sofia just to see the discomfort on her face as she slept . She must've been having a nightmare. She frowned her eyebrows as she looked for something to grab. For some reason I held out my hand for her to grab , and she did , the discomfort instantly fading from her face . She had a peaceful look on her face . I stared at our hands . They fit together perfectly.
I need to stop thinking about this girl . I can't let myself love anything. I called Fiona , one of my sluts . My mom hates me calling them 'sluts'. I have to pay her everytime she comes over . And she still comes over even though she knows I'm engaged? .
"I'll be home in 10 , be over at my place in 20 or else I'll kill you" I growled into the phone . "Of course Mr. Hernandez" she responded , trying to be kinky . "If you ever whisper like that again , I will break your jaw" I snarled angrily as I stared out the window . "I'm sorry" she squealed into the phone . I hung up .
I rolled my eyes . It's hard dealing with her . My attention was once again broken by Sofia . She held my hand as she stirred around on my lap . "Fuck" I sharply inhaled, shutting my eyes . All I could think was to try and not get an erection . I breathed out heavily as she stopped moving . Only for her to move her hand , directly above my growing erection . I hissed as I tried to calm down .
There's no way I'm getting hard at the thought ..... I looked down . Shit .
It was an agonising 10 minute drive home and I could finally get out of the car .
I stepped out as I adjusted myself . "Yooo Ace, would you like me to carry her up to her room ?" Kaylo asked , appearing out of thin air . "No , I'll do myself" I scowled at him . "Awh come on man, I just want to help" Kaylo had a evil grin on his face . "Get the fuck inside before I shoot you" I threatened . "Come- I whipped out my gun and held it against his forehead . "I swear to fucking god , I will shoot you if you don't leave now" I yelled furiously. Kaylo had been getting on my last nerve for way too long . That look in his eyes said it all .
Kaylo went pale , the colour draining from his face . "Y-yes boss" he almost tripped , stumbling over himself running away . Fucking coward I thought as I lifted Sofia into my arm . This girl has been through enough without him trying to sleep with her.
I walked upstairs and gently lay her on my bed. I couldn't leave her in the guest room incase Kaylo came back and tried anything suspicious. Plus I can lock this door.
I quietly shut the door. Fiona walked up the stairs . "Hey boss" she smirked. "Let's get this over with" I rolled my eyes. God I hated this girl.
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*Disclaimer : I do not condone people calling women sluts. It is very wrong and disrespectful. Please refrain from ever using that word. Please also refrain from hating on Fiona.
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[COMPLETE][EDITING] Ace Hernandez, the Mafia King, known as the Devil. Sofia Diaz, known as an angel. The two are arranged to be married, forced by their fathers, joining the two Mafia's. But Sofia eventually learns, even the devil was once an an...