Chapter 28 – A day with me
Qi Yun was awakened by the dazzling sunlight outside the window. It had been raining for more than half a month, but the sun had suddenly turned up today. Before he opened his eyes, he reached out to see if the person beside him was still there. That was when he was caught off guard by the shiny kitchen knife that was stretched out in the air.
He sighed and sat up slowly. Xing Zhongwan looked at him with a livid face and the kitchen knife, “Are you going to chop it yourself or should I chop it off!”
His gnashing of teeth made Qi Yun want to laugh and cry. He stretched out his hand to take the butcher’s knife that was obviously used for chopping bones, “I will do it myself. Don’t be angry.”
When he spoke, the phone that Xing Zhongwan threw on the ground rang. Xing Zhongwan ignored it, but the person who called was persistent. Xing Zhongwan endured the awkward situation and picked up the phone.
“Laoxing, in order to avoid this morning’s possible worst-case scenario, I’m sending you a video of the incident. Shen Congxin didn’t dare to say it, so he asked me to explain it to you instead. You’re finished…”
Xing Zhongwan ended the call as Xue Qing sent a video. As he watched the video, Xing Zhongwan glanced at it twice before his face darkened a few shades. In a fit of anger, he smashed the phone heavily on the ground. Qi Yun sighed as he saw the good quality phone being smashed in a corner. He then resignedly lifted the quilt ready to take off his pants but before he had time to act, the knife in his hand was quickly snatched by Xing Zhongwan.
Qi Yun was puzzled and raised his head to look at him. Xing Zhongwan took a deep breath and held the bone-chopping knife in his hand, “Why didn’t you just push me away?”
Qi Yun thought, I probably should’ve pushed you away.
As soon as Xing Zhongwan finished speaking, he felt that he was talking nonsense. His drunkenness and clinging skills were officially certified now.
Covering his hungover head, Xing Zhongwan might have a big stamina, but his head still hurts. Qi Yun wanted to stand up and give him a head massage but there was also another throbbing pain in his back. After all, that was the consequence of its overuse. Looking at Xing Zhongwan’s regret and him wishing that his memory was reset to zero, he just sat and listened obediently.
Xing Zhongwan took the knife and turned around twice, thinking for a long time, “But why does my butt hurt!”
Qi Yun snorted without thinking, “I laid down yesterday to bottom, but you didn’t want it.”
Xing Zhongwan sucked in a breath of cold air. He then squatted and was about to cry. I lost my face and couldn’t even recover it.
Qi Yun got out of bed and walked over to him. He was thinking about patting his head. He stretched out his hand several times but didn’t dare to touch him. Suddenly Xing Zhongwan raised his head and almost bumped into Qi Yun who was just bending over. Xing Zhongwan held his stomach and rushed to the toilet quickly. Qi Yun frowned when he heard the loud slam of the door closing. Was he unwell? He walked quickly to the door of the bathroom, not caring that Xing Zhongwan would be angry and knocked on the door, “Wanwan, how are you feeling? I’m calling the doctor, Wanwan! Wanwan?”
After knocking for a long time, Xing Zhongwan shouted from inside furiously, “You better shut up!”
Qi Yun’s knocking on the door stopped as he stood at the door in a daze, with unspeakable remorse coming up. Qi Yun, why didn’t you just hold back? He really made Wanwan angry now who was rarely agitated and restless. Qi Yun whispered, “Don’t be angry, I’ll go.”
Xing Zhongwan was sitting on the toilet. He had the runs several times since he woke up. He couldn’t get out of the toilet so he covered his head and scolded Qi Yun half to death in his heart. Xing Zhongwan was really shocked to death after getting up this morning. Was he angry too? How can one not be angry if one’s ass is blooming? Even if the memory from last night was a headache, he could still recall some of it. Resisting the urge to strangle Qi Yun to death, he put on his clothes and went downstairs just to see Shen Congxin who was carrying a large bag and a small bag. When Shen Congxin saw Xing Zhongwan, he shrank. He nodded and passed the plastic bag in his hand to him. This was some external ointment that Qi Yun had ordered Shen Congxin to buy.
Shen Congxin also thought about it a lot and bought the cover and lubrication. When Xing Zhongwan looked at the cover of the ointment in the bag, it was like a stream of hot oil pouring down on the flames that had not yet been extinguished. But how could Shen Congxin know that it was Xing Zhongwan who had a blooming butt. He always called him his cousin-in-law and always thought that his big cousin was the bottom. Seeing that there was something wrong with Xing Zhongwan’s face, he hurriedly turned around and ran out the door.
Xing Zhongwan threw down the plastic bag without saying a word, went to the kitchen to get a bone cutter and ran to the bedroom. He then squatted beside Qi Yun to see what to do next.
Qi Yun slept soundly. His eye bags were dark blue, his face was still pretty, but he was still very tired and the white hair on his temples made Xing Zhongwan feel pity. Xing Zhongwan looked at him and then simply sat down and stretched out his hand to brush the few white hairs, “Aren’t you tired?”
The whisper made the sleeping man open his eyes. Xing Zhongwan was startled and hurriedly stood up. When he got up, he subconsciously stretched out the knife in his hand, and this happened early in the morning.
Xing Zhongwan sighed and stood up resignedly. After washing up and opening the door to go out, he almost ran into Qi Yun who was guarding the door. Xing Zhongwan covered his heart, “Oi, what are you doing? Scaring people to death!”
Qi Yun looked at him worriedly, “What’s wrong? I asked Shen Congxin to go to the doctor and bring some medicine, you…”
Xing Zhongwan cast a glance at him, “Try to be prodded with a stick for a night.” Saying that, he went downstairs with a limp. Qi Yun stood still at first. He didn’t give too much of a reaction but he realized that the tip of Xing Zhongwan’s ears had turned red. Was he not angry anymore?
Xing Zhongwan went downstairs and looked at what Shen Congxin had brought. It was really too much and too prepared. Did you move the entire supermarket here? Xing Zhongwan opened a few plastic bags and glanced at it. It was alright, and he could eat some of these.
He had inspected this villa early in the morning. It was uninhabited for at least a radius of 100 miles. It was estimated that reaching the next winding road would take more than an hour. Aisha’s group would return the day after tomorrow and Xue Qing has been getting better in the hospital. To be honest, there was nothing to worry about. Right now, there is no car so he can only walk down the mountain and Xing Zhongwan does not want to abuse himself.
Qi Yun followed him downstairs, a little helpless. Xing Zhongwan pointed at him, “Wash yourself and change your clothes. There is a change of clothes in the closet in the second bedroom next door.”
Qi Yun choked and still couldn’t believe it. Was his anger gone?
Seeing Qi Yun still standing dumbfounded, Xing Zhongwan was unhappy, “Aren’t you uncomfortable wearing yesterday’s clothes?”
At this time, Qi Yun realized that Xing Zhongwan was wearing a casual beige shirt. Did he plan to leave?
He was a little overjoyed in his heart. Halfway upstairs, he couldn’t help but look back at Xing Zhongwan who was squatting in a pile of plastic bags and fighting with carrots. It was as if he was transported back to five years ago.
Xing Zhongwan got two carrots out and got up when he saw Qi Yun who was staring at him, “Are you going to be full by just looking at me? Be quick and come down for breakfast!”
Xing Zhongwan was so angry at Qi Yun’s expression of disbelief as though it was normal for him to lose his temper. Please, he had a bad temper but he was not unreasonable.
Angrily, he shredded the radish, chopped up some meat, and served a pot of noodles. At first glance, it looked like no one lived in this place, but everything was well maintained. Xing Zhongwan quickly put two bowls of noodles on the table. He then split the items in the plastic bags into categories and put them in the refrigerator.
When Qi Yun came down, what he saw was Xing Zhongwan’s busy figure. His eyes were a little hot. Xing Zhongwan looked back at him and pointed to the noodles on the table, “Eat it.”
Qi Yun walked down, sat at the table and picked up chopsticks, carefully glanced at Xing Zhongwan, who was picking up the noodles, “Eat it, don’t just look at it. There is no poison!” He gritted his teeth at that last sentence but Qi Yun smiled and took a mouthful of noodles into his mouth, the familiar taste made his eyes a little blurry.
Xing Zhongwan deliberately ignored the tip of his red nose, “It’s not that bad is it? Even if I haven’t been in the kitchen for a long time.”
Qi Yun hurriedly shook his head, “It’s delicious.”
Xing Zhongwan took a sip of water and shifted his butt uncomfortably, “Speaking of your skills, you haven’t improved at all, where have you been living for so many years.”
Qi Yun stopped chewing the noodles in his mouth. Xing Zhongwan looked at Qi Yun who was wearing the same casual clothes as him and had his bangs down. The usual sternness was there but the beauty was also like a frightened bunny. For a while, he thought of teasing him, “Actually, that was your first time, right?”
Qi Yun chewed the noodles in a daze as his neck turned red. Xing Zhongwan became playful, “It’s the first time I felt any pain. It’s been a long time, but it was still uncomfortable this time. Qi Yun, haven’t you slept with anyone else after so many years?”
Cough! Cough! Cough…
The frightened bunny was agitated again and couldn’t stop coughing. Not to mention his neck, his entire face was flushed too. Xing Zhongwan hurried over to pat him on the back, “Why are you acting so funny, are you alright?”
Qi Yun took a cup of water and took a few sips of water before looking at him awkwardly. His stomach burst into laughter, “Oh, I was right after all. Hahaha, I’m laughing so hard. Who would’ve thought that our Speaker Qi was so innocent…”
Qi Yun looked at Xing Zhongwan, who was laughing uncontrollably. Qi Yun watched him with wet eyes, as he bent down with a smile, raised his head and asked him, “You like me that much?”
Qi Yun nodded.
Xing Zhongwan suddenly let out a breath, squatted on the ground and grabbed the fur on the carpet. Qi Yun pulled the chair and squatted in front of him, he knew that Xing Zhongwan was feeling awkward.
“Stop pulling, it will go bald if you pull it any more.” His slender fingers pressed against the back of Xing Zhongwan’s hand. Xing Zhongwan ignored him and continued to bully the carpet. Qi Yun didn’t feel any discomfort in his waist, so he simply sat down and copied Xing Zhongwan. They both plucked the carpet clean.
After the two grown men held back what they wanted to say for a long time, Xing Zhongwan looked up at him, “Isn’t it naive?”
Qi Yun looked back at him, “It’s not naive to do anything with you.”
Xing Zhongwan smiled, “It’s like… an old man and a youth.” He stretched out his hand and touched the white hair on Qi Yun’s temple, Qi Yun grabbed his hand, “Am I getting old?”
Xing Zhongwan was taken aback for a moment. Very seriously, he replied, “You’re not old, but even so, you’re still very beautiful. Even if you’re old, you’re still an old fairy.”
Xing Zhongwan’s pale blue pupils held a smile. This was the first time Qi Yun had seen it so clearly in his eyes. Joyful, the two men sat on the carpet by the dining table and looked at each other. Qi Yun reached out and touched Xing Zhongwan’s chin, “Can you stay with me for a day? Let’s pretend I’m not Qi Yun and that you are not Xing Zhongwan.”
Xing Zhongwan looked at him amusingly, “Then who are we?”
Qi Yun pulled the person into his arms, “Two people who like each other.”
Xing Zhongwan’s hands follow the shape of his spine to his lower back. With a soft sigh, he replied with an ‘en’.
In the hospital, Shen Congxin and Xue Qing were video-calling each other.
“Sister Xue Qing, how are you still in the mood to eat? I don’t know what’s happening between my big cousin and cousin-in-law? They won’t fight, right?”
Xue Qing raised her brows and continued drinking her chicken soup.
“Don’t worry, they won’t be able to fight. It’s not the first time his ass has bloomed.”
Shen Congxin suddenly grasped the point, “What did you say? Not the first time?” He has already made up an image in his mind of his big cousin being held down. But that was not as shocking as Xue Qing’s statement saying that it was not the first time.
Xue Qing licked the chicken soup at the corner of her mouth, “You only saw Qi Yun’s efforts, but you didn’t see what Laoxing secretly did behind his back.”
Shen Congxin tilted his head, “But the cousin-in-law is really nice to my big cousin, even if he is fierce.”
Xue Qing snorted, he is really a young child, he still can’t see the truth behind the facade.
After closing the video, Xue Qing put down the bowl in his hand and glanced at the time on her phone.
You don’t know how much he likes Qi Yun.
T/N: 5th chapter before happily ever after (?)
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