Chapter 6 - The Omega Was Found But…
Unfortunately, Doseon answered firmly.
“It was a motel.”
There was no escape now. He had to concede to facts before him. Heerak Cho slept with a beta. He slept with a beta in his drunken stupor. He had to accept this as reality.
Heerak rubbed his face with his hands and mumbled.
“Be more specific… Oh, I’ll apologize in advance, but I really can’t remember anything. So, could you tell me a bit more about what happened that night?”
Doseon nodded and answered.
“Where should I start?”
“Start from when you found me.”
“I found you on my way off work. You were sleeping on a bench, so I got worried. I was worried because I knew that you were our executive director. I asked if you were all right and if I should call my Manager. Then you suddenly grabbed my wrist.”
“You stared at my face for a while and then asked, ‘Do you wanna do it with me?’ So I responded with, ‘What do you mean by that,’ and you replied, ‘What else but s*x?’ I couldn’t believe what I was hearing so I asked, ‘Are you serious?’ Then you smiled and said, ‘I can’t be more serious than I am now.’”
Heerak wanted to sit and listen but he could not take it any longer.
Heerak blurted out without thinking.
Panic flashed by Doseon’s stoic face. Heerak waved his hand and pressed around his eye with his other hand.
“Oh, sorry. I wasn’t saying it to you. I was talking to myself. Please continue.”
“Okay. Then, the car came and I got on with you. I asked you where you wanted to be dropped off and you said, ‘wherever I can sleep with you as soon as possible,’ and immediately fell asleep. I wasn’t able to ask your preferences, so I asked the driver to take us to the closest accommodations.”
Heerak looked like he was about to bury his head into the ground, but at that moment he jolted back up. He was sure that everything that Doseon said was true. There was nothing to doubt about it. The man in front of him did not seem like such an eloquent smooth-talker, and the things Heerak supposedly said sounded plausible.
He had a very bad feeling about this.
Heerak was quick to figure out why he felt so uneasy.
“Doseon Yoon. Let’s make one thing clear.
“I asked you if this was rape when I was doing it with you, right?”
Doseon nodded to show that he was listening and answered.
“How did you answer that question?”
“I said that it wasn’t.”
“Right? You said that it wasn’t rape. But I noticed something was weird while I was listening to you. You said you knew that I was the executive director.”
“Then, did you consent because you couldn’t refuse your superior’s request? I’m really worried about…”
Before Heerak could finish his question, Doseon answered resolutely.
“That was not the case at all.”
“Is that so? Then why did you come into the motel with me?”
Doseon made a mixed face. Doseon looked like he did not understand Heerak’s question, which made Heerak a bit anxious. He felt like he asked something he should not have, even though he knew that this was a question that could be answered fairly easily.
At the serious face of the other, Heerak answered “Yes?” and met eyes with the man. Then, he heard a truly unexpected question.
“Is there anyone in this world who could truly refuse your advances?”
Heerak’s eyes widened.
“Aha, ahaha! What the heck is that? Is that a compliment? Wow, I’m embarrassed.”
No reaction came back.
Whether or not the person in front of him blabbed away while laughing, Doseon sat steadfastly with a blank expression. “Ahem,” Heerak awkwardly cleared his throat.