On the day that Mo Wen left the Gu Clan Fort, they started their journey back to the capital. The specialized conference lasted a week and had come to an end. For Shen Jing, she had benefited greatly from the trip. For Mo Wen, he too had reaped a plentiful harvest.
With the Soul Nurturing Jade that was carved into a Buddha statue, within these few years, he wouldn't need to worry about the danger of Mo Qingge's Massacre's Host acting up.
After rescuing Lin Qing, Shen Jing could finally breathe easy. She initially wanted to ask the details of the entire situation from Mo Wen, but since Mo Wen did not say anthing, she didn't pursue the issue any further.
As for Lin Qing, after they parted ways, she had not contacted Mo Wen. Even Shen Jing had trouble finding her. She seemed to be frantically involved in her work.
The contingent arrived back at Hua Xia University in the middle of the night. Mo Wen returned to his dormitory to get a good night's sleep. The next morning, he woke up as usual and got ready to go to class.
He had been away from school for a week, and no one in the class knew where he had went. For Mo Wen though, this was a common occurrence. Not seeing him in class for a few days was the norm. If Mo Wen were to show up in class daily, that would have been a strange occurrence. However, this time he was gone for a little longer than usual.
He had just entered the classroom when Mo Wen felt everyone's gazes being directed at him at once. Many of his classmates had strange stares, some were full of disdain...some were mocking...some were pitying
Mo Wen was stunned. He did not understand the gazes of the crowd. He had just not shown up for class for a week. Wasn't that the usual thing he did? Did they need to be so dramatic?
Wang Yuan had a complicated look as he looked at Mo Wen. He had begun to open his mouth to speak, but then swallowed back his words. He lowered his head and got back to his textbook, purposely avoiding looking at Mo Wen.
Chen Zhongqing snorted. He looked at Mo Wen with contempt. Before, he had considered Mo Wen as a friend because he admired his skills, but now
Mo Wen looked bafflingly at the room full of classmates. What was going on? He just hadn't shown up for class for a week; they didn't need to boycott him to this extent.
Wang Xiaofei suddenly slammed the table and stood up from her seat. She expressionlessly walked towards Mo Wen and swung a slap at Mo Wen's face.
Mo Wen raised his eyebrows and readily caught Wang Xiaofei's wrist. He pressed her onto the study desk, baffled, and said, "Are you crazy?"
"Am I crazy? That's right, I am crazy. You coward, I misjudged you," Wang Xiaofei violently swept Mo Wen's hand away. She looked at Mo Wen with red eyes.
"What's the matter?" Mo Wen scowled. Something didn't seem quite right. Could it be that something had happened when he was away from the capital?
"Xiaoyou has been lying in the hospital for four days already. You haven't even gone to see her once, every day hiding away. Are you that afraid of Su Boyu?" As she was speaking, Wang Xiaofei's tears started to roll. For such a man, Xiaoyou had been completely ruined. Was it really worth it?
"What did you say?" Mo Wen's heart sunk. He had a bad feeling about this.
"Xiaoyou has been disfigured; 45% of her entire body is covered in burns. Because of you, Su Boyu did this to her."Wang Xiaofei wiped away the tears on her face, sneered and said, "The whole school has been talking about this. Don't say you don't know. You coward, all of our classmates look down on you."
She mockingly laughed. It was laughable that she had such admiration for such a man!
"What!"Mo Wen felt his heart plummet downwards. He felt like he was in a trance. He grabbed Wang Xiaofei and said coldly, "What did you just say? Where is Xiaoyou?"
He had just entered the classroom and had noticed that Qin Xiaoyou was not in yet. He was just finding it strange as she wouldn't be late.
"Xiaoyou is still lying in the hospital. Where else can she be!"A glint of doubt flashed past Wang Xiaofei's eyes. Did Mo Wen really not know or was he pretending not to know?
"Bring me there," Mo Wen's face wore a cold look. Unstable streaks of cold Qi started seeping from his body uncontrollably, lowering the temperature of the classroom by a few degrees.
He dragged Wang Xiaofei as he headed out of the classroom.
"Be gentle!" Wang Xiaofei massaged the wrist that Mo Wen had painfully grabbed, allowing herself to be dragged out of the classroom by Mo Wen.
They had just walked out of the classroom when they came across Shen Jing, carrying her textbooks, about to enter the class. She looked at Mo Wen and Wang Xiaofei as they tugged and towed their way out of the classroom, her eyes full of confusion.
She opened her mouth and was about to say that it was time for class, they should both enter the classroom and if they had anything, they could discuss after class. But when she saw Mo Wen's cold expression that could freeze a person in their tracks, she swallowed her words. and gave Mo Wen a quizzical look.
Mo Wen gave Shen Jing a glance, and without saying a word, continued to drag Wang Xiaofei forward.
"What is going on?"Shen Jing quickly grabbed hold of a student and asked. Mo Wen's actions were too out of the ordinary.
"Miss Shen, Qin Xiaoyou had an accident. They probably went to the hospital to visit Qin Xiaoyou." said the student.
All the students in the class knew that Shen Jing was away from school for a week due to an academic conference, so her not knowing about Qin Xiaoyou's incident was normal.
"What?" Shen Jing gasped.
By the time the student finished explaining, Shen Jing's expression had changed greatly. Qin Xiaoyou was her student, and something devastating had happened. She also knew that since Mo Wen had followed her to Charm CIty, he wouldn't have known about this either. She had not told his classmates about his trip with her, so it must have unintentionally caused a misunderstanding.
"Please carry out self-study for this lesson," Shen Jing quickly gave an order, then rushed out of the classroom, chasing in the direction Mo Wen went off to.
Qin Xiaoyou was hospitalized in the Hua Xia University Medical Department First Affiliated Hospital. It was on the same level as the Leading Military Hospital, both being third rank top tier hospitals.
To prevent her mother from worrying, Qin Xiaoyou had strongly requested that the school not inform her mother of her incident, otherwise she would refuse treatment. She also asked to be hospitalized at a different hospital from her mother. After such a huge incident, Wang Huiru was still in dark and clueless about what was going on.
The medical fees were currently covered by the school's loan and some money that was donated by people in her class. Luckily when she was first enrolled in the university, she had arranged insurance for accidents, so she had a sizable sum to cover her bills. Now the school was working on it.
Even though Qin Xiaoyou's injury was not an accident, but it had been handled as though it was one. The police didn't even drop by to investigate or collect evidence. The school didn't pay much attention to the case either; only a TCM dean came to investigate a bit. He said something about reimbursement and that was the end of it.
Su Boyu had authority and influence. The Su clan had hands in many pies and eyes everywhere. They could use their personal connections and money to settle any dispute. This was not the first time this sort of thing happened in school. No one knew the number of people who had been victimized by Su Boyu.
On the way, Wang Xiaofei continued to explain to Mo Wen the whole incident in detail. Though as she was explaining, she found herself being unable to continue. That was because she discovered that standing beside Mo Wen was like standing on a glacier in the South Pole. She was shivering from the cold, her teeth chattering.