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Translated by newbienoona
Edited and proofread by anks
TL Thoughts: I found it particularly funny Xiaonan considered running into Qilu like the Titanic meeting its fate! 😀
I feel these next chapters are transitional at best. We get to see a bit of Chuxia's past, but it doesn't really add much to the story. However, with that being said, enjoy!
The girls thought they were clear enough, but for someone who has never been here before, how would he know what a short distance is and which building is the printing room?
Slightly irked, he asks, "Do you have time [to take me there]?" He really isn't talking to them, but he didn't want to be left in an awkward situation. One of the senior girls passing steps up while the others shirk, even at his handsomeness.
"Hello, I'm Meng Xiaonan, Fuxing High School's vice president… ."
"Uhm, I was going to ask if you can take me to the canteen." Han Qilu states his request without locking eyes with her. Suddenly, the girl suddenly feels like he's unattainable. With a shrug, she leads him.
How unlucky can she get to hit on an iceberg? She shows her displeasure as she kicks the stones along the roadside as they walk to the canteen. She's surprised not to see anyone at this time of the day. Usually, the students attending class make an infinite line the moment the bell rings.
Meng Xiaonan points to the canteen. "There it is." She passes him by quickly, leaving a trail of perfume so strong, it irritates his nose.
He frowns. Is it inconceivable An Chuxia studied here? It seems like she never uses make-up, nor wear perfume, despite Jiang Yuan's insistence on buying her quality fragrances.
"Schoolmate! Are you new to the school? Which class are you in? I am the president of Fuxing High School. If you have any issues to discuss, my name is Tang Kayi." It seems the female students sprout around Qilu with him as the center. Meng Xiaonan smirks as she watches the president think that she is the school flower's type.
Han Qilu glances at her lightly before passing her by to enter the canteen. Once he enters, he sees the chaos. The girl named Xiaonan starts chuckling.
"Why are you here? Didn't you say you had a stomach ache and must go to the clinic to see a doctor?" Tang Kayi states arrogantly at Meng Xiaonan. "I was being compassionate, allowing you to help this person, but now, you're standing here by the canteen in a daze? You're simply a disgrace to Fuxing High!"
Meng Xiaonan clenches her teeth and doesn't answer back. This bitch is too stupid to reason against! If cute xiao Chuxia was here, this woman wouldn't be so arrogant. Why does she pretend to be Chuxia?
"Are you dumb? Are you speaking to me with your dead fish eyes?" Tang Kayi walks over to Meng Xiaonan and tugs her right ear.
"Let her go!" A cold voice pierces the hot air. Tang Kayi is shocked the moment she turns and immediately recognizes the handsome guy from moments ago… This person knows Meng Xiaonan?
Carrying three bottles of spring water in his hand, he hands one over to Meng Xiaonan. He meant to thank her for leading him to the canteen. Despite acting cool, Meng Xiaonan knows the underlying meaning: let Tang Kayi, that fool, misunderstand. She smiles as she takes the bottle. "Thanks."
"Uhm… ." Han Qilu shoots Tang Kayu a cold glare. "As a girl, how can you be so rude?"CHAPTER 146 The Spring Water is Sweet
Translated by newbienoona
Edited and proofread by anks
T/N: Laoda (老大)- boss/leader
He's upset because Tang Kayi pulled Meng Xiaonan's ear, particularly the right lobe! It is similar to Chuxia's bleeding ear! The small connection makes him particularly angry. However, he doesn't want to dally for too long. He can't wait to leave the insufferable woman.
Tang Kayi's stunned. This guy is actually helping the idiot, Meng Xiaonan, and is speaking to her! Why? Why! She is the school flower and Meng Xiaonan is but a vice president, a flag holder!
When Han Qilu turns to leave, Meng Xiaonan suddenly calls out, "An Chuxia! laoda?! Ma!!!" Her yelling makes Qilu's ear buzz and hum.
No wonder Chuxia is so violent around him. Her former environment is awful! He gazes at the direction Meng Xiaonan is facing and sees An Chuxia. She looked confused but then started running toward her joyfully.
Really, laoda? Did this woman call Chuxia laoda? Han Qilu looks puzzled as Meng Xiaonan runs past him and hugs Chuxia tightly. Their public display of affection makes him truly unhappy.
"Laoda, you look even more beautiful! Have you come back to study? Good! That way, we no longer would have an ugly butterfly saying the school is spent. Obviously, you are the most attractive person in our school!" Meng Xiaonan says in front of Tang Kayi. "Our laoda must come back and be president… or if she wants to take a break from it, I can give her my vice president role."
Then, Meng Xiaonan laughs. For the longest time, she felt badly for Tang Kayi. But then, she didn't want to blame her for not being as awesome as the Tae Kwon Do master, Chuxia, has been.
An Chuxia looks at Han Qilu and notes his eyes that kill. She suddenly remembers, "Even if you die, you'll be a ghost of Stein!"
"Chuxia, do you want to come back?" Anyone who dares to listen comes out. Chuxia is Tang Kayi's taboo; An Chuxia will go under any mountain and swim the sea of fire for a friend. If she comes back, he auspicious days will come to an end.
If the school knows An Chuxia is in the campus, the administration would pursue her and ask her to stay. Once she's back, then she… .
"No." In front of Han Qilu, she doesn't dare to be too presumptuous. Otherwise, her hopes to go bowling, to get a part-time job, to attain her freedom , are gone. But without her freedom, she won't have hope! Finally, she adds, "Just came back to see everyone."
Meng Xiaonan wakes up from her dream and points to Han Qilu. She stares and asks, "Laoda, you didn't come here with this handsome fellow, did you?"
Looking at Han Qilu, she really wants to say no, but the consequences are quite serious. She braces herself and says, "Uhm, he is my… my… ."
She ponders for a while trying to figure out how to introduce Han Qilu.
"What about it?" Meng Xiaonan shouts. "This handsome guy… He looks so much like the heir to Han Group, ah?"
Tang Kayi rolls her eyes. She already recognized him so she didn't dare to continue to say something to smooth things over. Legend states the Han Group heir is extremely cold-blooded. From what she experienced, he is "extremely cold".
As she sees everyone's reaction, Meng Xiaonan feels sunburnt. She has gotten close to the heir of Han Group! No, they've had a meeting! He gave her a bottle of spring water. Suddenly, the TV advertisement sounds melodic to her ear: the farmer mountain spring water is a little sweet.
Far more than a little sweet.
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