There Is No Place For Fakes - chapter 2.1
‘In the novel, I…. No, I’m not!’
She doesn’t want to admit that she’s the villain who faces such a miserable end.
It’s just the same name. The name “Philomel” is not common but it was not a rare one.
However, she felt a little uncomfortable because she felt that the “Philomel” in the novel was similar to her several times.
For example, there was a childhood incident that was described to reveal the evil nature of “Philomel.”
“Philomel” loses the necklace she received from her father as a birthday present and tries to kill a maid for stealing it for fear of being hated by him.
There was actually a similar incident.
However, she did not intentionally blame the maid for the crime.
Philomel really thought the maid took it. The necklace disappeared but she misunderstood because the last person who cleaned the room was the maid.
Later, when the maid’s innocence was revealed, she was scolded by the nanny and apologized properly.
She didn’t mean to kill her. When she remembered, she said, ‘I’m going to kill you!’ she may have said it, but it was pure anger.
It was not a lie at all, but the novel did not contain the inner thoughts or stories of “Philomel,” making it look like a thorough villain.
“No, I guess he just wrote whatever he heard from an outsider when he didn’t even know.”
Philomel, who shook her head, muttered as if reassuring herself.
“I’m going in, Princess.”
Suddenly a nanny’s voice came from outside the door.
“W-wait a minute!”
She rushed to the front of the desk and put the novel in the drawer.
It was clear that if she was caught reading romance novels, she would be nagged by the nanny.
“You weren’t doing anything else without studying again, were you?”
The nanny, who had opened the door without permission to come in, frowned and looked around.
“What are you saying! I was studying properly.”
Pointing to the thick history book on the desk, the suspicious nanny looked around the room a few more times before she stood in front of Philomel.
“Please grow up a little now. If the princess in trouble, the only thing that’s hard it’s us who serve princess.”
Soon the nanny’s nagging began.
The nanny was the only one who could treat her carelessly except the emperor.
Even though she was a nanny and never fed Philomel, everyone referred to her as a nanny.
The empress is said to have trusted and relied on the nanny almost like her own mother, and to have been taken to the palace when she got married.
In respect to his wife’s wishes, Eustis took the nanny as a nanny for his daughter and gave her full authority over parenting and education.
As he was indifferent to his daughter, in fact, the nanny was in charge of the matter related to Philomel.
“Your Majesty has told me to make sure to break your habit this time.”
Eustis was not a father who was interested in his daughter enough to say that.
However, the nanny knew that it was good for Philomel, and she had tried to manipulate the princess by selling the name of Eustis.
For example, if you take the etiquette class hard, you can share a meal with Eustis, or if you get a perfect score on the exam, you can go to the office.
After that, if Philomel fulfilled the conditions, she will make some excuse and delayed the fulfillment of her promise.
Philomel realized that she had been deceived after roughly dozens of promises were broken. It is the nanny’s blame for her loss of interest in her successor class.
“What did you just say? What a lie! It’s a bad habit to doubt people’s words first. Should I really take the beating of love?”
The nanny trembled exaggeratedly when she was caught.
“I know, I get it. I will be more careful from now on.”
Philomel first lowered its tail.
Although the nanny was close to her old age, she has a good appearance and strong strength. The rod did not punish the princess severely, but it was scary enough for a child.
“Please make sure to ask.. I don’t really know who you really look alike. Isabella was very mature when she was that age.”
Even though the nanny came in to get a nail stuck in her ear, the words that she did not resemble her mother at all were really heartbreaking today.
“Do I not resembles my mother at all?”
Philomel asked carefully.