Day: January 8, 2023

Chapter 44

       Back at Ning Junyan’s house alone, Chen Yuncheng sat on the bed and saw Long Zhanyu reply to him, “Will try my best to make them speak.”

       He typed a few words, hesitatingly deleted and corrected them several times, but in the end, he still didn’t send them out and lay down on his back on the bed.

       The next morning, Chen Yuncheng left before Ning Junyan returned from his night shift. He still went back to the kiosk to tidy up and went to the dry cleaners across the street to pick up Ning Junyan’s washed down-jacket and the scarf he later sent to the cleaners. Later, someone called him and wanted to see the kiosk. He waited for nearly an hour until the person who visited the kiosk came and he gave him a brief introduction of the surrounding environment.

       When the man left, Chen Yuncheng felt that the man was not quite satisfied.

       It was surrounded by old houses, with average foot traffic, but the environment of the kiosk was not good, they were cramped and crowded. There was a newly built commercial area less than a kilometre away, and the environment in that section was much better than in this section.

       Before Chen Yuncheng left, he handed over the key to the next-door lottery shop owner. If someone came to visit the kiosk in a couple of days, he would ask him to open the door if anyone came to see the kiosk, and he began to think seriously about finding a new job.

       In the past, when Chen Yuncheng still had some savings, he also thought about selling his kiosk and using the money to partner with others to start other businesses, but now that he had no savings in his hands. Even if he sublease the kiosk,  the rent would have to be paid to Ning Junyan to pay off his debts, so he had to find a job that he could do.

       He looked for job advertisements on his mobile phone, choosing the ones that did not require academic qualifications, were a bit more tiring but paid more and could be done by himself.

       For lunch, he bought two egg pancakes and squatted on the roadside to solve the problem.

       Chen Yuncheng did not regret that he did not study properly before. In fact, his basis was too weak that he could not keep up with others and he did not have the financial conditions to support him, so working was an inevitable choice.

       However, he used to think that he would be able to stabilise himself when he was about thirty years old and that he might not become a big boss, but he could at least start a small business and have a family, but he never thought that he would have to start from scratch now.

       After two interviews in the afternoon, Chen Yuncheng felt that none of them was too reliable, and made an appointment with three companies to continue the interview tomorrow.

       Later, when he received a call from Ning Junyan, asking him if he would go back for dinner, Chen Yuncheng responded, “Okay, I’ll be right back.”

       When he got home, Ning Junyan was cooking dinner.

       Chen Yuncheng washed his hands avoiding the wound and came back to the kitchen to help him.

       Dinner consisted of two stir-fried vegetables and a bowl of soup. Chen Yuncheng and Ning Junyan sat down face to face and ate their food for a while. Chen Yuncheng raised his head and said to Ning Junyan, “I’m interviewing for a job.”

       Ning Junyan asked him, “Is there anything suitable?”

       Chen Yuncheng shook his head and said, “But I’m going to interview with a logistics company tomorrow, they run inter-city long-distance logistics transport.”

       Ning Junyan looked at him and said nothing.

       Chen Yuncheng said, “I have a B license, I can drive a large truck, so maybe I can give it a try.”

       Ning Junyan asked him, “How long will it take to go out?”

       “I don’t know yet,” Chen Yuncheng smiled, “I haven’t interviewed yet, and I don’t know if the company wants me.”

       After dinner, Ning Junyan went to the kitchen to wash the dishes. Chen Yuncheng felt that he was not too happy, so he followed in, leaned against the cabinet, and said to him, “I have to find a job, what else can I do?”

       Ning Junyan asked him, “Do you want to go to school?”

       Chen Yuncheng laughed when he heard the words, “From junior high school?”

       Ning Junyan said, “There are training classes.”

       The smile on Chen Yuncheng’s face did not fade away, “And then what? Take the college entrance examination or go abroad?”

       Ning Junyan said, “Don’t go abroad.”

       Chen Yuncheng looked at him, “If I study in a training course, my degree won’t be recognized by others, so what will I do then? Besides, I’m almost thirty and I still need you to pay for my education? When will I be able to earn enough money to pay you back?”

       Ning Junyan wiped his hands and walked to Chen Yuncheng.

       Chen Yuncheng subconsciously wanted to retreat, but there was nowhere to retreat. Ning Jun stretched his hand to brush his hair and said, “It can be cut.”

       “Well,” Chen Yuncheng lowered his head slightly, “I’ll cut it tomorrow.”

       Ning Junyan said to him, “I don’t want to interfere with your freedom, I hope you can do what you want to do.”

       Chen Yuncheng raised his gaze and landed on his face.

       Ning Junyan said, “But I can’t let you leave me. This makes me feel that there are two contradictory me tearing each other apart.”

       “Junyan,” Chen Yuncheng couldn’t help but grabbed his wrist.

       Ning Junyan said to him very gently, “Don’t be afraid, I won’t hurt you, so there will only be one of me killing the other me first, guess which one will win?”

       Chen Yuncheng felt that he was too nervous to say these words and tried to stop him from saying anything further, “Don’t say that.”

       Ning Junyan said, “It must be the one who wants to protect you more.” After he said that, Ning Junyan turned and left the kitchen.

       Because of Ning Junyan’s words, Chen Yuncheng was restless all night. In fact, he had always had a lot on his mind these days and hadn’t calmed down for a long time.

       It was past eleven o’clock at night, and Chen Yuncheng was about to go to bed when he received an unfamiliar call on his mobile phone.

       He stared at the phone number for a while, sat up from the bed and picked up the call.

       Zhou Yan’s voice came from over there, “Cheng ge, can you come out and meet us? Can you come here alone?”

       Chen Yuncheng immediately felt a sense of relief, he knew that Zhou Yan would not just leave without a care, he asked into the phone, “Where are you?”

       About ten minutes later, Ning Junyan drove Chen Yuncheng out together.

       Chen Yuncheng sat in the passenger side and said, “I’m sorry, I have to trouble you at such a late hour.”

       Ning Junyan did not respond to his words.

       The address Zhou Yan gave Chen Yuncheng was in a remote suburb. Chen Yuncheng originally wanted to borrow a car from Ning Junyan, but Ning Junyan insisted on going with him.

       There were very few cars on the road, and the car drove smoothly. Ning Junyan only stopped occasionally to wait for the traffic lights.

       When he parked the car, Ning Junyan asked Chen Yuncheng, “Do you think Zhou Yan will listen to your persuasion and turn himself in?”

       Chen Yuncheng said, “Since he is willing to see me.”

       Ning Junyan asked again, “What if he had killed someone?”

       Chen Yuncheng did not answer this question for a long time.

       After a while, Chen Yuncheng said to Ning Junyan, “Do you think I’m a loser?”

       Ning Junyan said, “How so?”

       “Self-righteous,” Chen Yuncheng said slowly, “I want to help Zhou Yan, but in fact, I can’t do much. I have no money, no ability, no connections;” when he was speaking, he leaned on the back of his chair and looked out of the car window with a somewhat despondent, “Just like Guan Anlin back then, I don’t know whether I’ve helped him or harmed him.”

       Ning Junyan didn’t speak.

       Chen Yuncheng continued,”You know that after I left school and came out to work, I met a lot of people, some of whom were lazy and just lazing around, playing online games every day, they had no plans or ideas for the future, and some of whom liked to brag at the wine table that they could do anything, boasting that they are omnipotent, and now they are on the low for a while, but they will always be able to make great achievements in the future, but I have never seen them really fly.”

       Ning Junyan just glanced at him.

       Chen Yuncheng said, “At first I felt like a bystander, but later I realized that I was just one of them. It’s not as if you’re sober enough to see what you’re getting into and you can get away with it, you still have to watch your friends either fall down or go down the evil path for money.”

       Having said that, he was quiet for a moment, “People like us may have been doomed for the rest of our lives from the day we left school.”

       “What kind of people are you?” Ning Junyan finally opened his mouth and asked calmly.

       Chen Yuncheng looked at him.

       Ning Junyan said, “You are not the same kind of person as anyone. Without you, I might have been buried alive by the old man when I was ten years old, and Zhou Yan’s son couldn’t have the operation and would have had to wait for death in a hospital bed.”

       Chen Yuncheng couldn’t help but said, “That’s not because of me…”

       “Who is that because of?” Ning Junyan asked him, “Because of me? I did it for you anyway.”

       Their car stopped as they waited for the red light at the intersection. At the same time, an electric car was parked in the non-motorized1Non-motorized vehicle means any wheeled vehicle for transporting a person which is not propelled by a motor or engine, including skateboards, roller skates, in-line roller blades or coasters. lane next to them. A middle-aged man wearing a food delivery uniform was also waiting for the red light. While that man was waiting, he took off his helmet and wiped his forehead with his sleeve, the action looked like he was wiping sweat, but it was so cold, he shouldn’t be sweating.

       Ning Junyan and Chen Yuncheng looked at him silently until the green light came on, and the middle-aged man hurried across the intersection on his electric scooter.

       “You asked me today what you could do in the future,” Ning Junyan stepped on the accelerator and said as the car drove out, “I have no way to answer you because there’s something I am unable to say.”

       Chen Yuncheng rested his head on the car window and said softly, “Say it, I’m willing to listen to you.”

       Ning Junyan said, “I want to say that you can do whatever makes you happy, and I can support you.  But you don’t need to hear this sentence because you have your dignity, and you will be unhappy if I say it.”

       Chen Yuncheng couldn’t help laughing, “You think I will be unhappy?”

       Ning Junyan did not answer.

       Chen Yuncheng turned to look at him, and asked, “So if I told you to stop doing your job, and I will deliver food to support you, will you agree?”

       Ning Junyan replied without thinking, “I agree, are you serious?”

       At that moment, Chen Yuncheng had the urge to cry and laugh at the same time. He wanted to ask Ning Junyan why he was so obsessed with him, but he didn’t ask and only let out a laugh and said, “I’m just kidding.”


Ning Junyan: Disappointing… I thought I could fvck after we went back

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Chapter 43

       Ning Junyan’s supper was very simple. He ordered takeout, and the plastic bags were still unopened. They were placed in his small quiet office.

       Chen Yuncheng returned to the office with him and sat on the chair opposite his desk, watching him unpack the bag and open the disposable lunch box. Inside was fried rice with a few kimchis added on top.

       “Is that all you’re eating?” Chen Yuncheng asked him.

       Ning Junyan let out an “En”, picked up the plastic spoon, and looked up at Chen Yuncheng, “Have you eaten yet?”

       Chen Yuncheng said, “I have eaten, go ahead.”

       Ning Junyan ate quickly and quietly.

       Chen Yuncheng propped his chin with one hand, leaned on the edge of the desk and looked at him. After a while, he said, “I saw Zhou Yan today.”

       Ning Junyan paused.

       Chen Yuncheng said again, “You go ahead and eat, I just want to chat casually.”

       Ning Junyan continued to eat.

       Chen Yuncheng said, “I heard from Jiajia that the police came to look for them twice today, and there seemed to be a police presence in the corridor. I’m very afraid that Zhou Yan has gotten into some trouble.”

       Ning Junyan suddenly said, “You didn’t call the police when you saw him?”

       Chen Yuncheng brushed back the hair on his forehead with his gauze-wrapped hand, “I want to take him to surrender.”

       Ning Junyan’s tone was almost emotionless, “Don’t you actually know in your heart what he’s done?”

       Chen Yuncheng looked over at him, “What are you trying to say?”

       However, Ning Junyan didn’t continue immediately. He took a spoonful of fried rice and put it into his mouth, chewed it slowly and swallowed it, then took a sip of water from the mineral water bottle before saying, “Did his stepfather’s death really have nothing to do with him?”

       Chen Yuncheng’s intense unease, apart from seeing the police in the hospital, stemmed from Zhou Yan’s stepfather’s unexplained murder case, but he was unwilling to face it or admit it and subconsciously said, “He’s not that type of person.”

       Ning Junyan said, “Why can’t he be such a person?” After he finished speaking, he said nothing more and continued to eat his bowl of fried rice.

       Chen Yuncheng looked at Ning Junyan and didn’t speak for a long time. He recalled that when he was young, Ning Junyan had never liked Zhou Yan.

       When Zhou Yan was first brought back by the foster father, there was no spare room, so Chen Yuncheng arranged a spring bed in his room that the foster father picked up from the scrap yard and let him sleep on it.

       On the first night, Zhou Yan seemed a little excited and wanted to talk to Chen Yuncheng all the time.

       Chen Yuncheng lay down and chatted with Zhou Yan. Ning Junyan, who was sleeping next to him, did not make a sound from beginning to end. Later, when Chen Yuncheng turned to look at Ning Junyan, he found that Ning Junyan’s eyes were open. He was looking in Zhou Yan’s direction and his eyes were cold and quenched with a bit of sinisterness.

       Ning Junyan as an adult would no longer have such eyes, but at that time, it was a sign of Ning Junyan’s extreme dislike for a person.

       Chen Yuncheng did not like this kind of look in Ning Junyan’s eyes and raised his hand to cover his eyes.

       Ning Junyan lay still, and he didn’t move even when Chen Yuncheng blocked his view. After a long time, he blinked his eyes and his eyelashes swept across Chen Yuncheng’s hand.

       Zhou Yan was still talking.

       However, Chen Yuncheng didn’t listen much as he was teasing Ning Junyan. He slowly moved away the hand covering Ning Junyan’s eyes, revealing only one of his eyes, and then locked eyes with him.

       When Ning Junyan’s line of sight was completely occupied by Chen Yuncheng, his eyes suddenly became clean and pure, and the curvature of the corners of his eyes was soft.

       After looking at him for a while, Chen Yuncheng dropped his hand, allowing both of Ning Junyan’s eyes to be exposed, and then looked at him with a smile. Ning Junyan looked at him for a long time and reached over to grab Chen Yuncheng’s hand, covering his eyes again, unwilling to continue looking at him.

       Now that Chen Yuncheng thought about it, he was the only person Ning Junyan cared about.

       After Ning Junyan finished eating the bowl of fried rice, he put the spoon in the lunch box, covered it with the lid, and then tied the outside plastic bag tightly again.

       Chen Yuncheng asked him, “Don’t you feel anything for Zhou Yan at all?”

       Ning Junyan said, “No.”

       Because of his answer, Chen Yuncheng suddenly felt uncomfortable. He couldn’t tell whether it was because of Zhou Yan or Ning Junyan, but at the same time, he also felt that he was a little pretentious. He reached out and picked up his empty lunch box from Ning Junyan’s desk, went to the door and threw it into the trash can. When he turned around, he said to Ning Junyan, “You are too cold.” He wanted to say “too cold-blooded”, but he couldn’t bear to say such heavy words to Ning Junyan.

       Ning Junyan sat behind his desk, looked up at Chen Yuncheng, and said, “Maybe, do you want to warm me up?”

       Chen Yuncheng was stunned for a moment. He suspected that he had misunderstood what Ning Junyan’s meant and asked, “What?”

       Ning Junyan was very calm, “You can warm me up.”

       Chen Yuncheng realised he had understood correctly; although Ning Junyan had a decent demeanour, what he said was simply immodest. At that moment, Chen Yuncheng felt ashamed and annoyed; he stretched out his hand to open the office door and walked out, “I’m leaving first.”

       Ning Junyan got up and chased after him, grabbed his hand in the corridor and stopped him.

       Chen Yuncheng said, “What else do you want to say?”

       Ning Junyan asked him, “Why are you angry?”

       Chen Yuncheng’s anger still persisted, “I’m talking to you in earnest.”

       Ning Junyan nodded, “If you want to tell me about Zhou Yan, then go ahead, and I will listen to you.”

       Chen Yuncheng was pulled back into his office by him.

       The door to the office closed once more.

       This time Ning Junyan kept pulling Chen Yuncheng to his chair, and he didn’t let go of Chen Yuncheng’s hand even after he sat down.

       Chen Yuncheng asked him, “What are you doing?”

       Ning Junyan replied, “Looking at the wound on your hand.”

       Chen Yuncheng did not say anything.

       Ning Junyan looked up at him and asked softly, “May I?”

       Chen Yuncheng had always been amenable to coaxing but not coercion. He couldn’t refuse Ning Junyan with such an attitude, so he could only say, “Go ahead.”

       Ning Junyan lowered his head and carefully unwrapped the gauze on his hand. The shallow scratches on his palm looked like they were almost healed, and the slightly serious one was the shard that got in his right hand at that time. Although the wound was a little deep, it was a short one and now it had formed a thin scab of blood.

       “The left hand can be left unbandaged,” Ning Junyan said, and then he reached out to open the drawer on the side of the desk.

       When the drawer was opened, it hit Chen Yuncheng’s leg. Chen Yuncheng turned sideways and wanted to take half a step back.

       But Ning Junyan suddenly grabbed his wrist and pulled Chen Yuncheng in front of him, wrapped an arm around his waist and made him sit on his lap with his back to him.

       Chen Yuncheng was startled and wanted to get up quickly.

       Ning Junyan was very strong. His arm tightened around his waist, and he put his face against his back and said, “I have no ill will towards Zhou Yan.”

       Chen Yuncheng said anxiously, “Let me get up first!”

       Ning Junyan’s tall nose lightly rubbed against the protruding spine of Chen Yuncheng’s back and said, “Otherwise, I wouldn’t agree to you lending money for his son for medical treatment.”

       When he heard Ning Junyan suddenly mention money, Chen Yuncheng slowed down his struggle and said, “I will definitely pay you back the money.”

       However, Ning Junyan did not continue the topic of money but said, “I don’t like Zhou Yan, but I’m just afraid that if you put so much effort into him, you will end up being disappointed.”

       Chen Yuncheng could feel that Ning Junyan was still pressed against his back when he spoke. Even though he was still separated by his thick winter clothes, Chen Yuncheng still felt his entire back tingling slightly from the breath of his words.

       At this point, Ning Junyan reached out and pulled the drawer completely open, just in front of Chen Yuncheng’s knees, and he said to Chen Yuncheng, “Don’t move. Wait for me to take care of your wound.”

       Chen Yuncheng insisted, “Let me get up.”

       Ning Junyan spoke in a gentle tone, “It will be done soon. Bear with me.”

       He took out the iodine spray and dressing from the drawer and sat Chen Yuncheng sideways on his lap. He first held Chen Yuncheng’s left hand, disinfected it with the spray, and then wiped it clean with cotton. After that, he tore off the small dressing and only stuck it to the deepest wound on his hand.

       When he was doing this, Chen Yuncheng didn’t struggle to get up, he could only move his body forward as much as possible, almost sitting on Ning Junyan’s knee. Both being grown men, Chen Yuncheng felt that the current situation was already awkward, and he did not want to encounter a situation that would make him even more awkward.

       Ning Junyan said, “Try not to touch the water as much as possible. There are disposable gloves in the drawer at home.”

       Chen Yuncheng subconsciously said, “Why didn’t you say it earlier?”

       Ning Junyan didn’t speak but just smiled.

       At this time, the door of the office room was suddenly knocked twice sharply from outside.

       Chen Yuncheng immediately stood up from Ning Junyan’s lap.

       But the people outside were obviously more impatient. Before Ning Junyan could reply, he unscrewed the door, poked his head in and said, “Xiao Ning?”

       “Director Yu?” Ning Junyan sat in his chair and looked over towards the person by the door.

       It was the director of their department, surnamed Yu, who was nearly sixty years old. He stood at the door with a stiff movement. He obviously saw Chen Yuncheng get up from Ning Junyan’s lap. He didn’t react for a while, and his gaze fell straight on Chen Yuncheng.

       Chen Yuncheng felt that he had never been so embarrassed in his twenty-eight years of life.

       Ning Junyan’s attitude was quite calm, and he asked, “Is there something wrong?”

       Director Yu came back to his senses and said in an unnatural tone, “Oh, that what, are you on duty today?”

       Ning Junyan got up and walked in front of Chen Yuncheng to block Director Yu’s sight, “Yes.”

       Director Yu scratched his thinning hair, “Then what, did you see my watch in the duty room?”

       Ning Junyan heard the words and walked towards him, “I’ll accompany you to find it.”

       When they left the office, Ning Jun extended his hand and closed the door.

       Chen Yuncheng sat down on Ning Junyan’s chair, leaned on the table, raised his arms and hugged his head.

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There are not many scenes for Zhou Yan. Zhou Yan’s problem has not been resolved because Chen Yuncheng was flirting with Ning Junyan most of the time in the story.

Regarding the content of the hospital, because I am not professional, there must be bugs1wrong terms or wrong explanations. If it is not very serious, just take it with a grain of salt ha

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Chapter 42

       Chen Yuncheng looked at the elevator that was going up.

       At this time, he had no idea on which floor Zhou Yan would leave the lift, and there was a high chance that he would miss Zhou Yan whether he went upstairs or downstairs in pursuit.

       The only thing he could be sure of was that Zhou Yan had already arrived at the hospital and would definitely see his child tonight.

       Chen Yuncheng turned around and walked towards the stairwell.

       He was very restless. The police came to look for Gu Yaojia twice today, and the man in the corridor was most likely targeting Zhou Yan. Just like Gu Yaojia’s keen intuition, if it was only for that car theft case, so many police officers should not have been suddenly dispatched to ambush Zhou Yan. What else had happened?

       Chen Yuncheng recalled the flashy feeling of being watched when he closed the shop today. At first, he thought it was someone Long Zhanyu had found to keep an eye on him outside to prevent Zhang Wenyong from making trouble again, but now that he thought about it, it must not be that simple; maybe the person watching him was also here for Zhou Yan.

       If Zhou Yan was in Chongfeng, apart from his wife and son, the only person he would contact was Chen Yuncheng.

       Chen Yuncheng leaned against the wall, took out his phone and turned off the sound, and then sent a message to Long Zhanyu: “Officer Long, have you been busy lately?” He didn’t mention Zhou Yan directly and wanted to get some words from Long Zhanyu.

       After sending the message, Chen Yuncheng stuffed his phone back into his pocket. He calmed himself down and waited. After a while, he heard light footsteps coming down the stairs.

       Chen Yuncheng changed the direction so that the person going downstairs couldn’t easily see him. When the person reached the nearest flight of stairs and looked over, Chen Yuncheng called his name, “Zhou Yan.”

       Zhou Yan turned around and ran upstairs.

       Chen Yuncheng chased after him, lowered his voice and shouted, “Why the hell are you running!”

       Zhou Yan only focused on going upstairs and didn’t say anything at all.

       Chen Yuncheng’s sprained foot was almost healed, but now that he had to suddenly exerted force, the pain began to linger again after two flights of stairs. He didn’t slow down but said, “Where can you run to? Stop right there!”

       If he continued running further up, he could only face the locked entrance to the top floor. Zhou Yan had no way to avoid Chen Yuncheng unless he ran through the ward to the other side of the stairs, but going through the ward would certainly cause a commotion, and he was unwilling to take the risk. After Chen Yuncheng chased him up the four floors, Zhou Yan stopped. He leaned against the wall and turned around, saying, “Cheng ge.” as he gasped for breath.

       Chen Yuncheng was also slightly out of breath, stopped to look at him, “Done running?”

       Zhou Yan glanced up and down, the whole stairwell was quiet, and there were only the two of them. He sounded a bit anxious and said, “Stop chasing me, I just want to see Jiajia and the child.”

       Chen Yuncheng said, “Do you know that the child had undergone surgery?”

       Zhou Yan froze for a moment, “What did you just say? Where did you get the money for the surgery?”

       Chen Yuncheng leaned on the handrail of the stairs, “I borrowed it from someone, and I will find a way to pay it back, just think of it as something you owe me and pay me back slowly.”

       Zhou Yan took a step down and got closer to Chen Yuncheng. He asked in disbelief, “Did the operation go well? When can the child be discharged from the hospital?”

       Chen Yuncheng said, “It went quite well. The doctor said the child still needs to be observed for a while.”

       Zhou Yan pressed his body against the wall, pulled down the mask slightly, and panted as if greatly relieved.

       Chen Yuncheng said to him, “Follow me and surrender.”

       Zhou Yan looked at him and said nothing.

       Chen Yuncheng said, “In your current situation, if you take the initiative to surrender and confess, and go to court to ask the judge for a favor, you might be able to get a suspended sentence.”

       Zhou Yan put the mask back on, and he walked towards Chen Yuncheng, until he stood in front of Chen Yuncheng, and asked, “Is it possible?”

       Chen Yuncheng said to him, “Of course it’s possible. Problems can always be solved. Only running away from them solves nothing.”

       Zhou Yan lowered his head and said softly, “Cheng ge, I’m sorry.”

       Chen Yuncheng said, “Don’t aplogize to me, apologize to Jiajia and the child.” After he said that, he saw that Zhou Yan was still standing there and stretched out his hand to grab his arm, “Follow me.”

       However, what Chen Yuncheng didn’t expect was that Zhou Yan dodged. Instead of letting Chen Yuncheng grab his arm, he pushed Chen Yuncheng hard. Chen Yuncheng was standing on the stairs but he was pushed back half a step and tripped and fell on the stairs.

       Zhou Yan ran downstairs and said, “I’m sorry, I’m really sorry!”

       Chen Yuncheng stood up, and did not continue to chase Zhou Yan, he just leaned over the staircase railing and shouted in a low voice towards Zhou Yan who had already gone down a flight of stairs, “Someone is keeping watch of you outside the ward!”

       Zhou Yan’s footsteps obviously paused for a moment and then continued to run downstairs.

       Chen Yuncheng heard his footsteps getting farther and farther away and sat down on the stairs, somewhat exhausted. He had selfish intentions and hoped that Zhou Yan could be brought to surrender so that there would be a greater possibility of probation. But he didn’t understand why Zhou Yan ran away after hearing what he said. Where could he go? Was he going to hide out for the rest of his life?

       He sat quietly for two minutes, took out the phone in his pocket, and saw a missed call two seconds ago, it was from Ning Junyan, and he almost hung up just now. There was also an unread message from Long Zhan Yu replying to his WeChat.

       Chen Yuncheng called Ning Junyan back.

       The phone was connected quickly, and Ning Junyan’s voice rang out in the quiet environment, “Are you okay?”

       Chen Yuncheng said: “I’m fine. I’m here to visit Zhou Yan’s child.”

       Ning Junyan didn’t ask what he was doing just now but just asked, “Am I disturbing you?”

       “Not disturbing,” Chen Yuncheng said hastily, There was a temporary matter just now, but it has been taken care of now.”

       Ning Junyan asked, “Have you left?”

       Chen Yuncheng said: “Not yet. I’m still in the hospital.”

       “Okay,” Ning Junyan hung up the phone.

       Chen Yuncheng clicked on Long Zhanyu’s WeChat again, and saw that he replied with a voice note. Long Zhanyu’s voice was lazy, “Just working on that case of yours, those three suspects have a clue.”

       “Can you find out the relationship between them and Zhang Wenyong?” Chen Yuncheng typed, then put the phone back in his pocket, got up and walked down the stairs.

       He knew that Zhou Yan would definitely not go to the ward to see the child tonight, but he didn’t know if more ambushes were waiting for Zhou Yan in the hospital. If the police wanted to arrest him, the hospital must have focused on surveillance, so perhaps his whereabouts had already been revealed.

       No matter what, Chen Yuncheng wanted to go back and talk to Gu Yaojia again.

       As he passed through the corridor, the man sitting by the hospital bed looked up at him again, but Chen Yuncheng didn’t meet his gaze and went directly into the ward.

       It was already late, and it was quite quiet beside the other beds, no one was talking.

       Gu Yaojia was a little surprised to see him come back.

       Chen Yuncheng pulled up the curtain around the hospital bed, leaving only a slit to see the direction of the ward’s door. In a relatively closed environment, he whispered to Gu Yaojia, “Zhou Yan will find a way to find you these two days,. Tell him to surrender or ask him to come to me, understand?”

       Gu Yaojia was made a little nervous by the atmosphere, she nodded and reached out to grab Chen Yuncheng’s hand and asked, “What is going on?”

       Chen Yuncheng was about to answer her when he suddenly noticed that the ward door was pushed open. He fell silent, looked up at the door, and saw Ning Junyan in a white coat coming in from outside.

       At that moment, Chen Yuncheng was a little dazed and thought out of nowhere: My Ms.Perfect is here.

       In the next moment, Ning Junyan had already walked over, raised his hand and opened the curtain around the hospital bed.

       Gu Yaojia was still holding Chen Yuncheng’s hand.

       Chen Yuncheng immediately retracted his hand.

       Gu Yaojia also saw Ning Junyan at this time. She quickly stood up and said, “Doctor Ning, you’re here?”

       Ning Junyan nodded and asked, “Is the child okay?”

       Gu Yaojia said, “She hasn’t been checked in at night yet, and she’s in pretty good shape during the day today.”

       “That’s good,” Ning Junyan said, walked to the bed and looked at the sleeping child, and then said to Gu Yaojia, “If there’s anything you need help with, you can tell me.”

       Gu Yaojia nodded, “Thank you very much.”

       Then Ning Junyan turned to look at Chen Yuncheng, “What about you?”

       Chen Yuncheng was taken aback by his question and wasn’t quite sure how to answer, “I …… what?”

       Ning Junyan’s tone was very gentle, “Are you done with your business?”

       Chen Yuncheng said, “Oh, it’s already done.”

       Ning Junyan nodded and said to him, “There was an emergency surgery this afternoon, and it just finished shortly after.”

       Chen Yuncheng thought about Ning Junyan’s words and asked him, “So you haven’t eaten yet?”

       Ning Junyan said, “Not yet.”

       Chen Yuncheng quickly said, “Let me eat dinner with you.”

       Ning Junyan looked at him for a while before saying, “Okay.” Then Ning Junyan said to Gu Yaojia, “Then we’ll leave first.”

       Gu Yaojia nodded, “Okay, Doctor Ning, Cheng ge, take care.”

       Chen Yuncheng left the ward with Ning Junyan. Ning Junyan walked quickly, and Chen Yuncheng unconsciously tried to catch up with Ning Junyan behind him.

       The pace was too fast, and Chen Yuncheng’s sprained foot was hurting slightly. If one didn’t look carefully, one wouldn’t have noticed that he was walking in an awkward position.

       But Ning Junyan found out and asked him, “Isn’t your foot almost healed?”

       Chen Yuncheng said, “Yes, do you want to slow down a little?”

       Ning Junyan didn’t answer but obviously slowed down after that.

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