After moving the items into the car, Xie Limo and Yun Bixue searched for a restaurant and went in for a meal.
Just as Xie Limo was putting some food into Yun Bixue's bowl, she received a call. She looked at the screen of her phone, and her brows knitted solemnly.
Xie Limo continued picking up more food for Yun Bixue, his movements elegant, and didn't interrupt her train of thought. He had many things he wished she would judge correctly. It was because he wanted his wife to be sufficiently powerful—if she could learn to protect herself, then he could finally feel at ease.
Yun Bixue hesitated but still picked up the call. "Hello?"
"Is that Bixue? I'm your youngest uncle. When are you free? Come home to visit."
"Youngest Uncle, I'm busy with work matters right nows so I don't have any free time at the moment. I'll come visit one day when I can."
Did Yun Muzhong return home? According to Yang Mei's updates, Yun Muzhong had constantly been spending time with his mistresses these past few days.
"Your grandmother misses you, and your younger sister does as well..."
"I know. Don't worry, Youngest Uncle. I will return after a few days."
As she spoke, Yun Bixue's lips curled up into an icy smile. To return would naturally mean to infuriate Old Lady Shen and Yang Siru.
If they liked being tormented, she would gladly work on that more frequently.
Yun Muzhong looked at the line that had ended and sighed.
"How was it?" Old Lady Shen tapped her walking stick by the side.
"She mentioned that she would come back in a few days' time."
Old Lady Shen was fuming. "Hmph, that better be true. Does she really think that she left the Yun family? And I can't seem to contact that old man no matter how hard I try. If Yun Bixue's performance doesn't satisfy me this time, I'll just have to restrain her using public opinion!"
"Great Aunt, the matters regarding the Shen family still needs to be handled by Young Master Xie," Shen Zhengyao explained. He had no choice but to seek help from this old lady.
"Don't worry. Based on how much Young Master Xie cares about that girl, Bixue, as long as she stops being obstinate, it will greatly simplify matters."
Old Lady Shen was involuntarily reminded of the first time she clashed with Xie Limo. That kid was young, but was also forceful and compelling. He could generate solutions to all kinds of situations and was not an easy target.
Although he spoke those words, Shen Zhengyao still put on an apprehensive expression. The Shen family was now acting as a fuel to light a fire between the different families.
He thought about how the Shen family had always been an affluent and influential family throughout his entire life, and he had always been the notorious Young Master from the Shen family.
However, after experiencing their current predicament, the Shen family could no longer compare to its former glory in every aspect, including reputation.
Whether or not the Shen family could survive was still a question that had yet to be answered!
When Old Master Shen woke up, he too had chided Shen Wenqi and blamed him for making the unauthorized decision of taking part in the influential families' plot of murdering Young Master Xie.
He remembered a line that his grandfather had said, "I asked you not to be rash. I've told you about the Xie family's background, but you chose not to heed my words.
"They're an influential family with a history dating back to a thousand years. They've been living in seclusion overseas and have their own way of grooming their subsequent generations. Do you think you could kill him with that botched idea? Ah... Aren't you just sacrificing the Shen family?"
Old Master Shen poured a torrent of abuse onto Shen Wenqi. He hadn't expected Young Master Xie to be such a formidable figure. Back then when Young Master Xie was giving out his inauguration speech, they had hired the internationally acclaimed sniper. However, it unexpectedly still ended with Xie Limo leaving without a scratch.
Ever since that incident, the influential families—regardless of their sons or daughters, or family businesses—that had a part to play in the plot had all received a blow without any warning. This was undoubtedly associated with Young Master Xie, but no one had any proof.
Everyone knew that Young Master Xie was terrifying, and no one dared to strike again.