“I can explain.” Ji Yuxiao took the initiative to speak. “I’m too tired. It really has absolutely nothing to do with your acting.”
“Really?” Lin Luoqing no longer believed him. “Then let’s talk about marriage first. I’ll show you again before I leave today.”
Ji Yuxiao, “……”
Ji Yuxiao felt that things were too difficult!
Why put his willpower to the test?
He was just an ordinary insomniac!
Why do this to him?
It was too cruel!
Lin Luoqing saw that this person was silent for a moment and couldn’t help the corners of his lips curling up. He thought that Ji Yuxiao was quite interesting.
Not only was he interesting, but he was also a good person. It was like this but he said it had nothing to do with Lin Luoqing’s performance. This took care of Lin Luoqing’s career self-esteem.
What a nice guy. He wasn’t at all like what other people said.
Lin Luoqing thought so and sat back on the sofa, taking the initiative to change the subject. “Let’s talk about our marriage.”
Ji Yuxiao was obviously more willing to talk about this topic.
“Do you have any requests?” He asked.
“No, I’m already very happy to be married to you. What else do I need?”
Ji Yuxiao hadn’t expected this person to still follow the secret love setting without mentioning a single condition. He couldn’t help being a bit surprised.
“Have you thought about it?”
“Of course.” Lin Luoqing smiled. “You are so good. I am already out of my league marrying you so I am very content.”
Ji Yuxiao, “……”
“Then let me tell you about my side.”
He still had conditions? Lin Luoqing was curious about what conditions he needed..
“Based on my current physical condition, I really don’t want to hold a wedding. We will probably only get the certificate. Can you accept this?”
Lin Luoqing had no opinion. “Yes.”
“I have a child here. You should know that he is my brother’s son. After my brother and sister-in-law died, he has been with me. If we get married, you will most likely live under the same roof as him. Is this okay?”
Lin Luoqing smiled slightly. “What a coincidence. I also have a child here. I don’t know if you have heard about him but he is my sister’s son. He has been with me since my sister died. If we get married, you will have one more child. Are you willing?”
Ji Yuxiao naturally knew that Lin Luoqing had a nephew. After deciding to marry Lin Luoqing last night, he asked someone to investigate Lin Luoqing. The information shown in the investigation results wasn’t good, which was why he hesitated again this morning.
He didn’t care about Lin Luoqing’s behavior but he hoped that Lin Luoqing would be good to Ji Leyu. Yet according to the information, Lin Luoqing didn’t look like the type of person who liked children. Thus, he couldn’t help hesitate.
“I am willing,” Ji Yuxiao answered calmly. “So I also hope that you are willing. I have no other requirements for you. I just hope that you can treat Xiao Yu well. Can you?”
“Of course I can.” Lin Luoqing smiled.
Just kidding. Did he dare to not treat Xiao Yu well? He was only a small supporting role while Ji Leyu was the second male lead, the big villain, the man who could make others be in a relationship with dogs in minutes!
He wasn’t just good to himself. He didn’t dare to be bad to Ji Leyu, the great demon king!
“That’s fine.” Ji Yuxiao spoke gently. “I have no other requirements. What about you? Do you have anything you hope I will do?”
Lin Luoqing shook his head.
“Okay. Since you and I have no objection to the marriage, tomorrow you will go home with me and meet my family.”
Lin Luoqing, “!!!”
This was too fast.
Ji Yuxiao chuckled. “We can get the license after seeing the parents. Don’t you want to get the certificate with your male god as soon as possible?”
Lin Luoqing, “……”
Lin Luoqing could only smile and nod. “I want to. It is my dream. It is just that the happiness came too suddenly.”
“It doesn’t matter.” Ji Yuxiao leaned back against his chair. “What did you just say…?”
He thought about it and found the words. “Sacrifice yourself to help others and do poverty alleviation.”
“This year, you are my designated poverty alleviation target. It is what I should do to help you get rid of poverty quickly.”
Lin Luoqing, ‘…Then I thank you!’
“I’ll pick you up tomorrow,” Ji Yuxiao said. “Send me your address on WeChat later.
Then he thought of something and added, “Once we get the certificate in two days, you will move in with me.”
“Yes,” Lin Luoqing replied in a low voice.
“After seeing my family tomorrow, do you need me to accompany you to see your family?”
“No need.” Lin Luoqing didn’t hide it from him. “I don’t have a good relationship with my family so there is no need.”
Ji Yuxiao didn’t ask much and just answered, “Okay.”
The two of them exchanged a few more words. Lin Luoqing confirmed the meeting time tomorrow and was ready to leave.
Before leaving, he suddenly remembered something and looked at Ji Yuxiao. “I almost forgot. I have to perform for you again.”
Ji Yuxiao, “……”
Ji Yuxiao felt that this could really be forgotten!
Lin Luoqing smiled. “Brother, you aren’t tired now. You aren’t sleepy so can you watch my performance seriously?”
Ji Yuxiao, “……”
Ji Yuxiao felt that he was tired.
“Please.” He made a helpless gesture.
Lin Luoqing said, “I’ll change the scene. This time is a happy one. Maybe the previous scene was so depressing that it made you sleepy.”
Ji Yuxiao felt this definitely wasn’t the case. The scene that Lin Luoqing performed outside the car yesterday had too much dog blood but he actually slept peacefully.
Even so, he couldn’t say these words. He could only cooperate. “Okay.”
Lin Luoqing turned around to gather his emotions. Then after a while, he turned back around and his expression was a bit angrier.
Ji Yuxiao watched it with great interest but just by watching, he found that his thoughts were once again chaotic.
He wanted to stop it and tell Lin Luoqing to end it here, that Lin Luoqing acted very well.
However, his chaotic thoughts kept him from opening his mouth. He lowered his head, leaned against the chair and closed his eyes.
Lin Luoqing turned his head after the last scene and saw that Ji Yuxiao had his head lowered so that his face couldn’t be clearly seen.
He called out doubtfully, “Brother?”
No one responded.
There was silence.
Lin Luoqing was dumbfounded. “Husband?”
Ji Yuxiao still looked down and said nothing.
Sure enough, he fell asleep again.
Lin Luoqing crept over, crouched beside this person and looked up. Ji Yuxiao slept soundly, his beautiful phoenix eyes closed. Lin Luoqing could only see his long eyelashes hanging down densely like a misty rain curtain.
‘He is so good-looking,’ Lin Luoqing thought in his heart. ‘He looks good even when sleeping.’
He blinked slightly as he crouched on the ground with his cheeks in his hands, looking at the person in front of him. The marriage might be an accident but it was also a good thing to be able to marry such a good-looking person. At the very least, he didn’t feel it was a loss.
It was just… how could his fiance be so tired like this?
In addition, how could his acting skills be so bad?
Lin Luoqing sighed in his heart. He thought that Ji Yuxiao’s poverty alleviation work probably wasn’t easy to do.
He stood up and walked to the sofa to pick up the blanket, carefully covering Ji Yuxiao with it.
Since you are so sleepy, sleep more.
Lin Luoqing bent down and wrote a message for this person on the open book. He peeked at Ji Yuxiao again before quietly leaving Ji Yuxiao’s study.
It was almost time for Lin Fei to finish school. He was going to pick up Lin Fei.
Lin Fei picked up his school bag, stood up and walked out of the classroom calmly.
He remembered that when Lin Luoqing sent him to school this morning, Lin Luoqing said he would pick him up from school in the afternoon. Still, Lin Fei didn’t take it seriously. After all, none out of ten words from Lin Luoqing were nonsense. Only the ones about being tired of him were true.
He still remembered last semester. There was one day when it didn’t rain when he went to school in the morning but it rained after school in the afternoon.
He watched the raindrops fall. The school was crowded with parents picking up their children but Lin Luoqing was nowhere to be seen.
The rain was heavy. Lin Fei hesitated for a moment before taking out the phone in his bag. The phone wasn’t new and the phone case was pink with sparkling rhinestones on it. This was Lin Luoxi’s phone. Lin Luoxi had died but Lin Fei took this phone everywhere with him. It was as if his mother was still by his side.
He called Lin Luoqing. The phone displayed the words ‘Younger Brother’, which was the name Lin Luoxi saved for Lin Luoqing. Lin Fei didn’t change it. He didn’t change anything. He didn’t want to change anything.
Lin Luoqing answered very slowly and asked lazily. “What is it?”
“It is raining,” Lin Fei said. “Can you come and pick me up?”
“Can’t you come back on your own?” Lin Luoqing was impatient.
“I didn’t bring an umbrella.”
Lin Luoqing sighed helplessly. “Understood. Wait for me.”
Lin Fei heard him say this and hung up the phone. He stood quietly on the steps in front of the teaching building, waiting.
He waited a long time, until it was dark and the rain was light. A teacher passing by asked him in surprise, “Little student, why haven’t you gone home yet?”
Lin Fei looked at his watch. More than two hours had passed since Lin Luoqing said to wait.
He said quietly, “I didn’t bring an umbrella.”
“Where is your home? I will send you back.”
Lin Fei was silent for a moment before shaking his head.
He wanted to wait longer. He wanted to see when Lin Luoqing would come or if he would come at all.
“Thank you.” He declined softly. “There is no need. My uncle will be here soon.”
The teacher spoke a few more words to him before leaving.
Lin Fei watched her leave and stood quietly alone.
The rain was still falling and thunder was occasionally heard like the black night sky was angry.
However, Lin Fei wasn’t angry. His mood was like the puddle under his feet. Raindrops fell into it, causing ripples in circles. It was just that there were only swallow ripples that couldn’t even splash water, let alone anything us.
It wasn’t until the security guard came to patrol the building and asked him why he hadn’t gone home that Lin Fei let out a low laugh.
The sound was very light and slightly breathy. It was almost inaudible.
“I’ll go back,” he said softly, the smile on his face still hadn’t dissipated.
The smile was very light and it looked happy in the eyes of others. The security guard saw that he was good-looking and asked with concern, “Where are your parents? Didn’t they come to pick you up?”
“I don’t need it,” Lin Fei answered indifferently.
He picked up his school bag and placed it above his head. Then he stepped down from the teaching building and ran all the way to the school gate.
He ran as fast as possible to the bus stop, swiped his card and got on the bus.
The schoolbag couldn’t help him withstand too much wind and rain. His face and clothes were wet but his expression was too calm. He didn’t look embarrassed and it just added a slight sense of vulnerability.
Even so, Lin Fei didn’t feel vulnerable. He looked out the window calmly, thinking that he would pack an umbrella in his bag whenever he went out in case he was caught in the rain.
No one would come to pick him up anymore so he needed to do everything himself. He needed to grow up, although at present, there was still a limit to what he could do.
Lin Fei returned home and saw Lin Luoqing sitting on a sofa and playing a game.
Lin Luoqing didn’t seem to expect him to come back and was surprised. “You’re back? Didn’t I tell you to wait for me?”
Lin Fei answered, “It is 9 o’clock.”
“F&k!” Lin Luoqing was surprised. “Why is it so late? I obviously just played two rounds.”
As he was talking, the voices of his teammates came from the game. Lin Luoqing scolded and quarreled with his teammates. He was busy playing the game again.
Lin Fei watched this person silently before returning to his room.
He took his pajamas and went to the bathroom to prepare hot water. Then he took off his wet clothes and soaked in the hot water to warm his body.
He didn’t soak for too long. He changed his clothes, went out of the bathroom, drank a large glass of hot water and cautiously poured himself some medicine. It was only then that he felt relieved enough to go to his bedroom to read.
Lin Luoqing finished playing the game and remembered that he hadn’t eaten yet. He ordered takeout and sent some to Lin Fei by the way. “Here, dinner.”
Lin Fei put down the book and started to eat.
He didn’t speak and Lin Luoqing didn’t bother paying attention to him. Lin Luoqing went back to his bedroom to continue playing games.
He didn’t care about the fact that he didn’t pick up Lin Fei due to playing games, just like Lin Fei didn’t take the matter seriously.
Since then, Lin Fei never called Lin Luoqing again.
It wasn’t necessary, it wasn’t needed.
Lin Fei silently recalled this incident as he walked unhurriedly toward the school gate.
There were many people around the school gate. The parents picking up their children were always eager to see their children.
Lin Fei picked a place with few people and walked out toward the bus stop.
He walked very calmly when he suddenly felt that someone seemed to be following him. Lin Fei was startled. He remembered what his teachers and mother had said about human traffickers but his face was still calm.
There were many parents and teachers here so he wasn’t afraid. He stopped decisively and abruptly turned to look at the other person when he felt that their footsteps had slowed.
Lin Luoqing was stunned for a moment. He stood in front of Lin Fei, his outstretched hand frozen in mid-air.
He looked at Lin Fei with sharp and ruthless eyes in front of him like he had never seen this child before.
Lin Fei’s handsome face that wasn’t like an ordinary child showed a sense of oppression that wasn’t suitable for his age. There was a very aggressive aura and it seemed that in the next second, he would wave his fists and bite.
It was just that this momentum quickly retreated after finding out that it was Lin Luoqing behind him.
In just one second, he became the calm child that Lin Luoqing saw yesterday, who didn’t seem affected by anyone or anything.
He asked Lin Luoqing in a familiar and steady tone, “Why are you here?”
“Didn’t I tell you in the morning that I would pick you up?”
Lin Luoqing’s frozen hand lowered and lightly rubbed Lin Fei’s soft hair. “I wanted to play with you and let you guess who I am, but now I can’t play.”
Lin Fei, “……”
Lin Fei felt that this person was too childish.
He turned and continued walking toward the bus stop. “Let’s go.”
Lin Luoqing grabbed his school bag. “In fact, I took a taxi.”
Then he pointed at the taxi not far away. “The clock is still running now so let’s get in the car first.”
Lin Fei, “……”
For the 10,000th time, he felt this person was too bad and too wasteful!
Lin Luoqing smiled and bent down to pick up the child. Lin Fei looked at him with annoyance and anger. “What are you doing?”
“Saving some money, Young Master.” Lin Luoqing smiled. “I walk faster than you so I will carry you over.”
“Didn’t you waste it on your own?” Lin Fei retorted.
Lin Luoqing nodded with a good temper. “Yes yes, I wasted it. I had to take a taxi to come and pick you up.”
Lin Fei, “……”
“I didn’t ask you to pick me up,” he whispered.
“Mmmm.” Lin Luoqing hugged him and walked toward the taxi. “It is all my fault, my fault that I missed you too much, my fault for wanting you to take a taxi. It is all my fault.”
Lin Fei, “……”
Lin Fei lowered his head and shut his mouth.
Lin Luoqing saw his awkward expression and asked him, “Did Fei Fei miss me? I think so. Fei Fei should be thinking about me too.”
Lin Fei looked at him coldly and didn’t speak.
Lin Luoqing wasn’t annoyed. He rubbed the child’s head again and carried him into the car.
At the same time, Ji Yuxiao was woken up by a knock on the door.
He moved a bit and the blanket slipped off his shoulders. Ji Yuxiao looked at the thin blanket on his body and then couldn’t help looking at the sofa. Lin Luoqing was gone.
There was a knock on the door. Ji Yuxiao looked up and said softly, “Enter.”
Mrs Zhang pushed open the door and asked him, “Sir, what are you going to eat tonight?”
Ji Yuxiao casually reported a few dishes that he and Ji Leyu liked to eat and Mrs Zhang went out.
He watched Mrs Zhang close the door before leaning back in his chair again, feeling the rare stability and tranquility of his sleep just now.
As he was thinking, his eyes fell on the open book on the desk. The black text in the center of the white paper was particularly conspicuous.
Ji Yuxiao reached out and grabbed the book. He saw the sentence that Lin Luoqing had left him before leaving.
[‘I’m going first. You have a good rest. I wish you a good dream.]
It was followed by a kissing expression.
Ji Yuxiao couldn’t help laughing. Thanks to this blessing, he did have a good dream.
He looked at the kissing expression and raised a hand to press it. Then he slowly withdrew his hand, closed the book and placed it on the table.
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President Ji: My wife is so cute.