Translator: Atlas Studios Editor: Atlas Studios
Yun Bixue leaned against Xie Limo’s shoulder and murmured, “I pinched myself, but it doesn’t hurt.” She only slept after two o’clock. Now that it was five in the morning, she only slept for three hours, that was why she was only half awake and yawned constantly.
Xie Limo saw how tired Yun Bixue looked, and his heart ached. He picked her up, and because her arms were wrapped around his neck, he could only carry her like a baby. He then walked slowly into the bedroom.
Yun Bixue closed her eyes and continued to sleep. However, after a while, she opened her eyes suddenly and pushed Xie Limo away. “Wait, hubby? You’re really back?”
Xie Limo chuckled softly and caressed her head. “Are you really awake now? If I’m not back, who’s talking to you now?”
Yun Bixue jumped down from Xie Limo’s body and said excitedly, “Hubby, you’re back! Yay!”
“You haven’t put on your shoes yet. Come here, I’ll carry you to the bedroom, so you can continue your sleep. Look at how drowsy you look. Did you go to bed late?”
Xie Limo bent over, and she stepped forward and leaned against his back. Wrapping her arms around his neck, she couldn’t hide the smile on her face.
“I didn’t feel like sleeping in the bedroom last night, so I watched TV on the sofa. I probably fell asleep while watching.” Once she returned to the bedroom, she would be reminded of him. Lying alone on the bed felt too empty, and so, she watched TV instead. Only by listening to the TV could she fall asleep slowly.
“The weather is chilly, but you didn’t even cover yourself with a blanket. Did the servants not attend to you?”
“I asked then to go to the other side because I didn’t want them to interrupt me. Don’t punish them, okay? They were just obeying their young madam’s instructions.”
Xie Limo stood up and carried Yun Bixue, pushing her higher on his back. “What kind of logic is that?”
“Tell me then, do you listen to the things I say?” As she said this, she spoke right beside Xie Limo’s ear, her voice sounding sweet.
Xie Limo got distracted and paused in his steps. Turning back slightly, he said to Yun Bixue, “When the matron of the house loses her temper, I naturally have to obey her.”
“What ‘lose her temper?’ I have a great personality and temper.”
“Yes, of course.”
As they spoke, Xie Limo placed Yun Bixue on the bed and covered her with the blanket. “Go back to sleep now. There’s a few more hours before breakfast is served.”
Yun Bixue climbed out of bed and said, “I’m so excited that you’re back. I can’t fall asleep at all.”
“Then I’ll keep you company.” Xie Limo removed his jacket and changed into his pajamas. After pulling the blanket aside, he got on the bed and laid beside her.
When he turned and looked at Yun Bixue, she was staring blankly at him.
Yun Bixue lowered her head and played with her fingers. She replied in a hushed voice, “Hubby, you changed in front of me.”
Xie Limo saw the blush spreading across his wife’s face and finally understood. He inched closer to her and lowered his head, resting his forehead against hers. “My dear, you’re embarrassed? Haven’t you seen everything before already?”
Being teased by her husband, Yun Bixue hurriedly looked away and shut her eyes. However, her lashes still fluttered. “That… That’s different…” She hadn’t seen everything so clearly in the past. This time, she had seen him exposed from head to toe. She couldn’t help but admire his body and shiver. Her husband was, indeed, irresistible.
He was simply too beautiful and tempting.
After seeing him like that, how could she fall asleep? The moment he returned, she was already excited and knew she would have a hard time going back to sleep.
Xie Limo pushed her down on the bed. Covering the blanket over her, he said, “Go to sleep now. I’ll keep you company here.” Seeing how tired she looked, he couldn’t bear to torture her.
The past three days were also unbearable for him. The moment his work in Zi Bei City was settled, he rushed back home. His heart could only calm down after seeing her.