I only promise you one thing I won't swarm to you when you're famous, and I won't turn and leave you at your lowest point.
Will you trust me?
If you're willing... come, join YC.
As those words repeatedly swept through Ji Yi's mind, more tears fell. Eventually, she had to cover her mouth as she stifled her sobs. As she cried and cried, her lips curved upwards.
She smiled and cried like that for a long time before she composed herself. She swayed as she got up. Outside the window, the sun had already risen and bright red rays of light adorned the entire city with a shockingly beautiful glow.
Ji Yi said she didn't sleep enough and was going back to the room to make up for the loss of sleep, but how could she sleep with such a messed up frame of mind?
She laid in bed, tossing and turning for a long time. It wasn't until He Jichen knocked on the door that she remembered they had to head back to Hengdian. She finally started to climb out of bed.
When she went to the bathroom to wash her face, she splashed cold water on her eyes for a long time to reduce the swelling from all the crying.
After she came out of the room, He Jichen was already packed and waiting for her.
She sensed his gaze but didn't dare look back. She walked in front of him and softly said, "Let's go."
He didn't say anything but continued to stare at her for some time before heading out the door.
Ji Yi followed behind him.
When they got out of the elevator, Chen Bai, who left last night, was already waiting in the lobby. He immediately greeted them when he saw the two of them. He took the laptop from He Jichen and took the opportunity to hand him some take away breakfast.
Chen Bai already checked them out of the room and picked up the car keys from the valet. He opened the passenger car door.
After He Jichen and Ji Yi entered, Chen Bai got in and started the car.
After He Jichen and Ji Yi ate their breakfast in the car, He Jichen sank into his chair, shut his eyes and fell asleep. He must've been tired from not getting any rest all night.
Maybe He Jichen's sleepiness was contagious to Ji Yi sitting next to him. Soon after, she tried to doze off herself.
The road towards Hengdian was under construction, so the car jolted as it drove, waking up Ji Yi, who was unable to fall asleep.
She first glanced over at the time - it had already been over an hour since they set off. They were going to arrive on set in about twenty minutes or so. They had to film later, so she didn't dare try to sleep again in fear that she wouldn't be able to wake up on set. She figured she might as well sit upright for the rest of the ride.
It was very quiet in the car. Through the window, Ji Yi examined their surroundings for some time, but on the second time her gaze incidentally glanced over He Jichen's sleeping face, her eyes lingered there and her thoughts wandered uncontrollably.
Her thoughts were all a blur, but when the car pulled into the film studio, she suddenly realized how resourceful He Jichen was. He clearly has better actresses to choose from, so why did he choose me precisely?
Could he possibly have come to sign me from the very beginning?
So, no matter if it's "The Imperial Palace" or Huan Ying Entertainment, he prepared it all for me?
The car came to a stop, and Chen Bai and He Jichen got out of the car, but Ji Yi, who was deep in thought, was late to react.
She didn't come to her senses until Chen Bai roused her. She then hurriedly got out of the car.
The entire production team was waiting for He Jichen, so after Ji Yi got out of the car, he turned to leave with a few quiet words, "I'm heading out first to get to work."