A bullet penetrating through the skull would cause pressure on the nerve of the brain.
In her previous life, Chi Yang’s eyes were always bloodshot. The vessels on the rim of his eyes would protrude. She had thought that it was because of his condition. Thinking about it now, it might have been because of the wound on his head.
“Does it still hurt?”
Zhong Nuannuan pitied him as she touched the scar that almost took his life.
While looking into her eyes, Chi Yang felt the sort of happiness that one could only get when your wife was concerned about your well-being. His stern and strict face blossomed into a smile. His black eyes that were looking at Zhong Nuannuan looked like they were being burnt by fire. His gaze was heated.
“No. It hasn’t hurt for a long while.”
Zhong Nuannuan leaned her body forward and reached out her hand to support the back of Chi Yang’s head. She used her free hand to massage her scar, exerting slight pressure.
Chi Yang felt a pleasant warmth spreading across his head. He started to feel more relaxed.
He looked at Zhong Nuannuan in surprise. This was better than any physiotherapy.
Was it his illusion or was it all in his head?
“There was an experienced doctor trained in Chinese medicine who saw that I was smart and had taken me in as his apprentice. He taught me a lot about Chinese medicine and acupuncture. That’s why I’m familiar with all the acupoints.”
She had noticed Chi Yang’s doubts and did not want to lie to Chi Yang, so she told him the details from her past life. She would let him get to know her more through their interactions.
Chi Yang nodded his head at her response while he continued to look at her lovingly. “Thank you. You’re doing a great job.”
“Does it feel nice?”
“Yeah, it feels very nice.”
“I’ll give you massages more often then.”
Chi Yang smiled. “Alright.”
The two of them sat in that quiet spot for a long time. Zhong Nuannuan’s legs rested on Chi Yangs’. Chi Yang rubbed her feet while she massaged Chi Yang’s head.
The sunlight was shining on them. The pale crystals embedded on Zhong Nuannuan’s gown and Chi Yang’s epaulet were glistening and shimmering under the sun.
It was a pleasant day indeed.
The guard who was stationed not too far away from them rubbed his eyes when he saw Chi Yang smiling so softly. He thought that he must have woken up on the wrong side of the bed. If not, how could he be seeing such a beautiful smile on the God of death’s face?
“Nuannuan, I’ve been looking for you. It turns out that you’re here.”
When she heard the voice, Zhong Nuannuan turned around and saw Ou Mingxi’s calculating but amorous eyes.
She really did not like this woman. Ou Mingxi had used her position as the daughter of the deputy governor for her own personal gains. In order to get Chi Yang, she had even created a lot of troubles for Zhong Nuannuan. She drugged her, framed her, set her up, attempted to assassinate her, and the list went on. She had used all kinds of despicable means to get rid of Zhong Nuannuan.
Zhong Nuannuan had wanted to end her during that time, but she relented for the sake of the Jiang Family.
Now that she had run into Ou Mingxi again, Zhong Nuannnuan lifted the corners of her lips into a mocking smile.
“It’s Sis Ou. Is there anything I can help you with?”
Ou Mingxi smiled and asked instead of answering, “Can I sit here?”
Zhong Nuannuan smiled. “Of course.”
When Ou Mingxi sat down, Zhong Nuannuan asked again, “Is there anything I can help you with?”
Ou Mingxi was ignoring Zhong Nuannuan’s questions. In her eyes, a child who had just returned to her family after living in the countryside had no right to speak to her. She sat upright, looking as if she had just been promoted to a leadership position. She asked, “Nuannuan, aren’t you going to introduce Sis Ou to your companion here?”