The Formidable Son-In-Law: The Charismatic Lucas Gray - Chapter 546
Chapter 546: Fight If You Want
The voice immediately caught everyone’s attention as they looked over.
At the entrance of the Kingston manor, an elderly man who was also in his seventies but was still tall and robust walked over slowly with a young and pretty woman in her twenties.
“Mr. Cole… what brings you here?” Lance glared at him, his expression becoming even more hostile than before.
The person who arrived was none other than Edmund Cole, one of the top giants in San Francisco!
And the young and beautiful woman beside him was naturally his granddaughter Alexis.
Although the Kingstons and the Coles were both top families in San Francisco, the Kingstons had always been a notch inferior to the Coles. They had only managed to somewhat go against the Coles with the help of the Huttons two years ago.
Lance and Edmund didn’t get along too well with each other. And in fact, there was a strong tension between them whenever they met.
Today, Edmund had suddenly come to the Kingstons’ and rebuked Lance for speaking callously, greatly displeasing him.
Before Edmund could answer Lance, Alexis was already smiling at Lucas and asking, “Lucas, are you alright?”
Lucas nodded at the young and enthusiastic girl.
Edmund immediately laughed out loud. “Lucas, why didn’t you inform me that you’ve come to San Francisco? If my granddaughter hadn’t told me about it, I wouldn’t have known at all!”
Lucas smiled. “I’m just here to handle a personal matter, so I naturally can’t impose on you, Mr. Cole.”
“Lucas, you’re making our relationship sound distant. You and I are close enough. It won’t be considered imposing on me,” Edmund said with great enthusiasm, immediately revealing his close friendship with Lucas.
Indeed, Lance’s face became even more sullen after hearing this.
He hadn’t expected that Edmund actually knew Lucas and was even standing on his side.
The thought of it made Lance even more frustrated. “Edmund Cole, you’re here to back this punk up and speak up for him, aren’t you?”
Edmund didn’t hide anything and simply said straightforwardly, “Yes, I’ve already briefly heard what the matter is about. Since your grandson is at fault in the first place, he should be handed over to Lucas as a matter of course!”
Edmund was simply treating Lucas as a close friend.
This scene not only made all the people in the front yard of Kingston manor look at each other in puzzlement and dismay, but it also caused the jaws of the members of the other wealthy families in San Francisco, who were trying to find out more about the situation, to drop.
The young man in front of them named Lucas seemed to be only about 27 or 28 years old, and there wasn’t a single piece of designer clothing on him. Moreover, they didn’t know of any notable families with the last name Gray.
But when they saw how nice Edmund was to Lucas and how he seemed to value Lucas greatly, they couldn’t help wondering why.
Moreover, given the current situation, Lucas had already barged into the Kingston manor and even beat up so many of their bodyguards and flung them aside like they were sandbags. No matter what, they were certain that the Kingstons wouldn’t let Lucas off.
But now, not only was there Connor, a member of one of the four major families of Orange County, there were also Damon Parker, the helmsman of the top family in LA, and the other forces of Orange County. They had all rushed to San Francisco to protect Lucas at the expense of offending the Kingstons. Edmund had also come forth to express his friendship with Lucas and his stand to support Lucas, which suddenly complicated the situation too.
If it was just a few small families, the Kingstons wouldn’t bother paying much attention to them. As long as they wanted to, the Kingstons would have the opportunity to get rid of them any time they pleased. But the Coles’ intervention had greatly reduced Lance’s confidence.
If the Kingstons had been able to deal with the Coles, they wouldn’t have been at a disadvantage throughout their battle against the Coles over the years. Neither would they have to rely on the Huttons’ help in order to rival the Coles.
“Edmund Cole, this is a matter between the Kingstons and Lucas Gray. You’re just an outsider, and you have no right to interfere in the matter between us!
“Moreover, we have always stayed in our own lanes. If you must intervene in this matter regarding my grandson, don’t blame me for taking advantage of the opportunity to kick you when you’re down in case something happens to the Coles in the future!
“Furthermore, Marc is my grandson and also the promising successor that the Kingstons have committed to grooming and nurturing. How can I easily let anyone take him away? If I do as they say today, how can I stand firm in San Francisco in the future?!
“Here’s some advice for you. Stay out of the affairs of others and get lost from the Kingston manor immediately. Or else, the Kingstons won’t mind starting a war with the Coles!”
After speaking menacingly, Lance seemed extremely overbearing.
But Edmund wasn’t one to be trifled with. Since he joined the military in his early years, he had developed a firm and authoritative personality, becoming someone who would never allow others to defy him. Moreover, the threatening tone of Lance’s voice made Edmund extremely displeased.
“Are you threatening me? Hmph, let’s get this war started. I’m not afraid of you!”
Edmund was just as angry and feisty. He wasn’t afraid of threats at all, making Lance completely speechless.
That wasn’t all. He immediately took out his phone and made a call. “Get ready! I might go to war with the Kingstons at any time! Find out all evidence we can get against the Kingstons. I want you to make sure that we can annihilate them!” Edmund said openly without trying to hide anything at all.
Lance instantly had a drastic change of expression.
He hadn’t expected Edmund to take his casual threat seriously and had even taken the lead in preparing for a war against the Kingstons by sending his men to collect evidence against the Kingstons in a bid to annihilate them!
He… he’s being too arrogant! Lance was trembling in fury. Is Edmund Cole brainless or what?
Apart from the Kingstons and the Coles, there was another top family in San Francisco that had always been rivals against the other two, and that was the Walkers.
If the Coles and Kingstons suddenly went to war, they would certainly fight to the death. By then, regardless of the outcome, the Walkers would stand to gain an advantage.
At that time, the Walkers would be the dominant giant of San Francisco, while the Coles and Kingstons would be downgraded a notch. The losing party might even be eradicated from the city!
Has this dimwit Edmund Cole not thought of the consequences?
Is it worth it for a young man like Lucas Gray?
Lance simply couldn’t figure out what was going on in Edmund’s head!
The other members of the Kingston family and the people secretly watching were all in disbelief.