Gu Xijiu nodded. Her face brightened up with a beautiful smile as she replied, "Delicious." The pure expression in her eyes looked as innocent as a child's of age seven or eight.
Mo Zhao sighed before he continued, "We will be getting married the day after tomorrow. Are you excited?"
Gu Xijiu's eyes brightened. "Does getting married mean we will be together forever?"
"Yes, you will be my wife after we get married and stay by my side, forever."
"Then, I am excited!" Gu Xijiu answered without the slightest hesitation.
After the meal, she quickly rose to clear the dishes on the table like a newly wedded wife. Mo Zhao stopped her. "You are the future wife of the Great Lord. You need not do any of this menial work, let the servants do it." He rang the silver bell on the table, and a servant then entered and cleared up the dishes swiftly. When she was done, she left with head down.
"My dearest Zhao, would you like some tea?" Gu Xijiu was eagerly attenti...