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Translated by newbienoona
Edited and proofread by anks
There's a sudden tightness in her chest. Smiling brightly to cover her discomfort, she says, "Theoretically, I'm his sister. You don't need to be tentative."
The chief nods as he clears his throat before asking, "That girl, Xiang Mankuai, was pregnant at that time. I don't know what happened to the child in her womb. She didn't want me to tell master Han at that time. Not saying anything has left me this burden."
Pregnant?! She recovers quickly from the shocking news. She shakes her head as she takes a deep breath. "I'm sorry. I just started living with the Hans. I don't know anything about it. Since she told you to keep it a secret, I assume there were some difficulties?"
The chief shakes his head and thinks out loud. "Do you, young people, think you can conceal the truth about a life? Do as you wish… ."
Footsteps are heard outside the room. The chief and An Chuxia tacitly fall into silence.
"Just apply medicine on it. Mingluo just called to say they've arrived." Han Qilu puts the medicine on the table. He walks to the water dispenser and takes a cup of hot water. He takes one of the pills in the box and hands the items to her. She takes the pill, tilts her head, and swallows.
Han Qilu takes out a cotton swab and puts ointment on it. His hand holds her head while the other gently paints her lip with the transparent ointment. It is cool and comfortable. However, she doesn't know why she feels unsettled.
"I'll meet up with you in the next room after you apply the medicine. Don't trouble yourself with walking me out, young master Han. I shall take my leave."
"Good, sorry for troubling you, chief." They nod to each other before the chief leaves.
What's Han Qilu's relationship with Xiang Mankuai? Overwrought, she takes the cotton swab from Qilu. "I can do this by myself."
"What else can you do?" Han Qilu ignores her and continues to apply the ointment. Her mood sours. Chuxia stands up and avoids looking at Han Qilu. He tugs on her hand before leaning close to her lips. "What's the matter? Affected?"
Affected? She unconsciously looks at him with contempt, all because of that Xiang Sang She girl, the one with the same seafood allergy? Her mouth drags. She doesn't say a word relating to Xiang Mankuai.
She doesn't know why, but she doesn't want to talk about her. But her mind is filled with the chief's imagery. Her eyebrows knit before whispering, "Xiao Mingluo is anxiously waiting. We should start walking." She breaks free from his hand and doesn't wait for him. On the way to the car, she takes a deep breath. She starts scolding her heart. What is she doing? Why would she feel disturbed about Xiang Mankuai, she isn't someone she should be worrying about!
She's someone who doesn't matter!
Han Qilu gets in the car, carrying the medicine bag and putting it next to the seat. He peeks at her, and in frustration, he asks, "Is there something wrong? You don't look right. Are you uncomfortable?"CHAPTER 162 Why Were You Sleep?
Translated by newbienoona
Edited and proofread by anks
"I'm very comfortable," she replies straightforwardly. Then, she closes her eyes as she looks away. The less he sees, the better.
Han Qilu curls his lip. This woman's heart is a needle at the bottom of the sea! Rather than overthinking it, he starts the engine and heads toward Xiao Mingluo's.
"That's right! Since you didn't have breakfast and you didn't eat lunch, aren't you hungry?" Suddenly reminded of his current disposition, she sits upright. If he drives half-starving to death, is she going to be buried with him? Oh no! She can't have that!
"I've eaten." He glances at her lightly. "On the way to getting your medicine, I bought bread. Look, I blame you for me not eating lunch. Not only have you not thanked me, but you also owe me money."
She pays no attention to the words he was spewing, grasping only the highlights. She stares at him and marvels, "You eat bread for lunch?" She assumes rich people don't eat bread as a meal. Is her inference wrong?
He shoots her a side glance and shakes his head. "I am human, An Chuxia. I get hungry. So hungry, I'll eat anything that smells good."
Hasn't he already done that, because of her, right? Ahem. Thanks to him, there's a new generation. She thinks the most annoying thing in this like are the likes of these wealthy children! Curling her lip, she doesn't pay attention to Han Qilu. She closes her eyes and takes another nap. The next time she opens her eyes… .
"Ah!!!" She sees Xiao Mingluo and Ling Hanyu's faces magnified to N. She's so startled, she turns and falls to the ground. Ling Hanyu and Xiao Mingluo hurry over and help her off the ground.
"An Chuxia, why are you agitated? You just saw our big, handsome faces, and you're unexpectedly spooked?" Xiao Mingluo holds her while his venomous tongue ridicules her.
She looks around and doesn't see Han Qilu. They're not in a bowling alley, but a very big basketball court. So they're at a basketball court to bowl? Is that what they're doing?
"Where is here? And why were you guys so close when I was asleep? Don't you know that's very impolite?" she asks, filled with bitchiness. Without Han, she doesn't feel like behaving. Is that because when she arrived at the Hans, she thinks of her mother, and thinking of her means she needs to be more tolerant?
Xiao Mingluo shrugs and smiles. He wraps his arm around her neck and asks, "An Chuxia classmate, I'm sorry! Why are you crying in your sleep?"
"Cry?" She frowns as she reaches out and touches her cheek. She feels dampness on her skin. She remembers her dream… the day An Yishan proposes a divorce from her mother. Her mother kneels on the ground, begging him not to divorce her. However, he drags her mother through the divorce.
That day wasn't simply her mother's end. It was hers, as well. Since then, she stopped loving her father.
Ling Hanyu pulls out some Kleenex from his pocket and hands it to her. He says strangely, "The most annoying thing to see is a girl crying. Quickly wipe your tears."
Xiao Mingluo is surprised. He looks at Ling Hanyu suspiciously and says nothing. This boy has always hated girls… Fine, it's not any of his business!