Translator: EndlessFantasy Translation Editor: EndlessFantasy Translation
Xiao Yaojing watched Ye Yuwei’s movements, then placed her hand on Ye Yuwei’s shoulder and said, “You have already met Gu Juexi, haven’t you?”
“How are you and Brother Lu? Have you finally succeeded in wooing him after trying for so many years?” Ye Yuwei once again shifted the topic.
Xiao Yaojing released her grip and hugged a pillow as she leaned back against the sofa. “The more you try to change the subject, the more it shows that you still care about him. I thought that you would have matured more after six long years but it seems like you are still the same person,” Xiao Yaojing said with a sigh.
Ye Yuwei stuffed a piece of orange into Xiao Yaojing’s mouth, pretending to be unaware of what she was talking about. “So, what is going on between you and Brother Lu?”
“It is impossible to get him. I have been chasing him for so many years that my legs already feel like they’re breaking apart. I do not even mind that he has a daughter that is colder than Gu Juexi, and yet he still does not like me,” Xiao Yaojing complained while eating the orange.
“Hold on, you are telling me that Brother Lu has a daughter?” Ye Yuwei asked in disbelief. This time, she did not hear Gu Juexi’s name but all she heard was the word ‘daughter’.
“Yes, his daughter is four years old and she is probably younger than both of your children. Lu Qichuan suddenly appeared a few years ago and said that she was his daughter. However, no one has ever seen the mother before,” Xiao Yaojing said as she squeezed the orange in her hand. It was obvious that she was very affected by this matter.
Ye Yuwei was also very shocked over this matter. She picked up another orange and crossed her legs as she moved closer to Xiao Yaojing. “Where did his daughter come from?”
“Hey, hey, hey. The iron maiden in the business industry should not be gossiping like everyone else,” Xiao Yaojing said as she looked at Ye Yuwei with contempt.
Before Ye Yuwei could retaliate, her phone rang once again and she had to answer the call because it was business related.
Xiao Yaojing lifted her chin and looked at Ye Yuwei who was speaking English throughout the entire phone conversation. Xiao Yaojing could see her determination.
This was the iron maiden that Gu Juexi had brought up.
As Ye Yuwei was on the phone, Xiao Yaojing’s cell phone suddenly rang. It was Wen Jie calling.
Xiao Yaojing looked at Ye Yuwei anxiously, mouthing to her, ‘It’s your mother-in-law’.
As Ye Yuwei was talking to her subordinates, her voice suddenly faded.
She kept staring at the caller ID on Xiao Yaojing’s cell phone as she gripped her phone tightly. The person on the other side of the line kept talking but she could not hear what he was saying.
The last time she had spoken to her mother-in-law was through the phone. Her mother-in-law had asked her if she really loved Gu Juexi.
Six years had passed since then.
In B City, she did not owe Gu Juexi or Xiao Yaojing anything.
However, she owed her mother-in-law an apology.
Xiao Yaojing looked at Ye Yuwei’s expression and she knew that she was afraid. She was afraid to talk to the person on the other line.
After looking at Ye Yuwei, Xiao Yaojing quickly answered the call. “Aunt.”
“Jingjing, is Weiwei still alive? Has Weiwei come home already?” Wen Jie’s voice was shaky, but amidst the shakiness, she sounded extremely anxious.
As soon as Ye Yuwei heard her mother-in-law’s voice, her hands started shaking uncontrollably. She hung up on the call without even informing the other person.
Xiao Yaojing saw Ye Yuwei’s eyes rapidly growing redder and she could see that Ye Yuwei’s steps were heavy as she walked toward her. Xiao Yaojing could feel Ye Yuwei’s inner struggles as she did not dare to answer the phone call.
“Yes, Aunt. Yuwei is still alive. She is home,” Xiao Yaojing replied with a gentle voice. Wen Jie was someone who deserved to be treated gently, with utmost respect.
The person on the other side of the phone heaved a huge sigh of relief. She kept saying, “It’s good that she is still alive. It’s good that she has come back home.”
She did not ask for Ye Yuwei to come and see her. This was her way of showing Ye Yuwei that she loved her. She did not want to put Ye Yuwei in a difficult position.
However, because of her thoughtfulness, Ye Yuwei broke down and cried even more uncontrollably.