Chapter 39

TL: Hoenimochi
TLC: Hoenibean

       Because of Hua Yibang’s interruption, Li Zhenruo didn’t have time to ask Li Zhenran what the so-called charity dinner was all about.

       It wasn’t until later that evening when Li Zhenruo lay on his side beside Li Zhenran’s bed, and rested his head on one hand, that he asked him, “Are you going to that charity dinner?”

       Li Zhenran was looking at an evaluation report in his hand, and without giving a side glance, he asked, “Which one?”

       “The Ren’ai one,” Li Zhenruo answered.

       As he changed between human and cat forms, he still couldn’t get himself a set of clothes. Now, he’s just lazy and fine with staying naked. Anyway, the young Li the fourth used to admire his great figure, and the women liked it too. Although he was a little thinner now, it seems that Li Zhenran liked it very much, and it didn’t matter to show it only to him.

       When Li Zhenran heard the words, he just made an “um” sound.

       Li Zhenruo was waiting for him to write, but it took two minutes to realize that he had nothing more to say, so he leaned in and put his chin on his shoulder and asked, “Are you going?”

       Li Zhenran turned to look at him, “Where to go?”

       Li Zhenruo felt that he was doing it on purpose. He pulled a long face at him and stop speaking.

       Li Zhenran reached out and pinched his chin, soothing his angry kitten, and said, “Do you want to go?”

       Li Zhenruo was silent for a while and hesitated about how to answer this question.

       However, Li Zhenran saw through him, “What do you want to go and do? What’s so special about this dinner party?”

       Li Zhenruo couldn’t say that he wanted to inquire whether Li Zhenzi and Yue Zijia had any adulterous affair, right?

       Seeing that Li Zhenruo didn’t answer, Li Zhenran said, “I am considering it, since I have nothing to see if I go.”

       Li Zhenruo glanced at him.

       He continued, “But I didn’t say I was going to take you there.”

       Li Zhenruo was already familiar with his tricks and thought that Li Zhenran would never get tired of teasing him. He sighed silently, leaned his chin on Li Zhenran’s chest, and raised his eyes to look at him, “Take me there.”

       Li Zhenran looked at him without speaking.

       Li Zhenruo tilted his head and put his face on his chest, gently pulled Li Zhenran’s hand beside the bed, and clasped their fingers together.

       This action he did was quite chilling. He remembered that a cute little girlfriend used to act like a spoiled brat with him. At that time, he had to deal with this, and now Li Zhenran should also deal with this.

       Speaking of which, Li Zhenran may be a homosexual since he was born, but he hid it too well. After he lived in the same house with him for more than 20 years, no one in the family found out. In the past, he also thought that Li Zhenran just had a relatively clean private life. To put it badly, his personality was dull and conservative, but he didn’t expect that he would toy people better than anyone else.

       Li Zhenruo had been doing this for a long time, but he still felt ashamed of for letting himself fall into debauchery.

       Li Zhenran didn’t respond for a while, and then suddenly grabbed Li Zhenruo’s hair to force him to look up and say, “Are you distracted?”

       Li Zhenruo’s heart was grumbling that even the perversion in his mind was found out, but his body responded very quickly, and he bit down on Li Zhenran’s mouth. Naturally, the result was that he was turned over and pressed under Li Zhenran’s body, and they fooled around until the middle of the night.

       When they ate breakfast the next day, not only did Li Zhenzi look at Li Zhenran with a strange look, but even Wen Chun and Li Zhentai had subtle expressions and looked at Li Zhenran from time to time.

       At this time, Li Zhenruo had to admire Li Zhenran. He was bathed in the gaze of everyone, but he was able to sit on the chair in the restaurant with a blank expression as he called Li Zhenruo over while peeling eggs.

       Li Zhenruo was a little hesitant. He was not sure if he wanted to go there, but he always walked by Zhenran’s side every day. It would be even more strange to suddenly show resistance, right?

       He dragged his tail over and jumped onto Li Zhenran’s lap.

       While Li Zhenran was feeding Li Zhenruo eggs, Wang Ma walked past him with an empty plate, suddenly stopped and said, “Aiya, Zhenran, are there any fleas on your bed? Did you see how many fleas have bitten your neck?”

       Li Zhenruo couldn’t hold back, and the egg yolk in his mouth sprayed out.

       All of a sudden, everyone in the dining room focused on him, and even Li Jianglin, who had just walked over with a crutch asked, “What’s going on?”

       Li Zhenran was very calm, he picked up the debris in front of him without haste, and said to Li Jianglin, “The cat sneezed.” Then he said to Wang Ma, “Maybe that was the case. I didn’t even notice until you said so, get someone to change everything in my room.”

       Wang Ma answered okay.

       Li Zhenran then patted Li Zhenruo’s butt and said, “Get off.”

       Li Zhenruo immediately rolled down and hid to eat his cat food.

       Li Jianglin sat down at the dining table and asked Li Zhentai and Wen Chun, “Going to take wedding photos tomorrow?”

       Wen Chun said, “It’s already set. We’ll go to Saipan to shoot.”

       Li Jianglin nodded, “You guys are going to get married soon. Take a break when you guys go out these few days. When you guys get back, it should be almost the time to prepare for the wedding.”

       Li Zhentai smiled and said, “Yes.”

       Wen Chun, on the other hand just smiled slightly before lowering her head and scooping up the bowl of cereal with a spoon.

       Li Zhentai and Wen Chun flew to Saipan to take wedding photos. Li Zhenruo felt that their wedding was too hurried. Now they were going to take wedding photos, then they would come back in less than a month for the wedding and then go to Greece for their honeymoon.

       At the same time, the time for the charity dinner was almost here.

       That afternoon, Li Zhenran asked Hua Yibang to accompany Li Zhenruo to buy a suit and take care of his hair.

       Li Zhenruo didn’t like Li Zhenran’s hairdresser and felt that the other party was not fashionable enough, but Hua Yibang took him out on Li Zhenran’s order and thus gave him no choice.

       Hua Yibang was still confused until now. Although he heard Li Zhenran call this young man “Tuanzi1dumpling”, and saw that the cat brought by Li Zhenran disappeared every day and was replaced by a beautiful young man, he still couldn’t believe it was this person was a cat.

       Yeah, who could believe it?

       When Li Zhenruo saw that Hua Yibang was almost suffocated to the point of internal injury, he didn’t ask any questions. He just shut his mouth and didn’t tell him, so he wouldn’t suffocate him to death.

       He changed into a decent dark suit, and his hair was well tidied up. Li Zhenruo looked like a young boy from a wealthy family, walking with his head held up slightly, with a gentle and elegant posture.

       Hua Yibang took off his glasses and wiped them carefully with a glasses cloth.

       Li Zhenruo walked to the sofa and sat down, put one hand on Hua Yibang’s shoulder, and asked, “Xiao Hua ge, do you think Li Zhenzi and Su Yao are having an affair?”

       The question came so suddenly that Hua Yibang was stunned. He put on his glasses slowly, and said, “I don’t know.”

       This was not what Li Zhenruo wanted to ask. There were some things that Li Zhenran didn’t know, but it might not be the case for Hua Yibang. If he got closer to Su Yao, he may know some of Li Zhenzi’s secrets.

       So he asked, “What about Li Zhenzi and Yue Zijia?”

       As Hua Yibang heard the words, he looked at Li Zhenruo, “Why are you asking about this?”

       Li Zhenruo said, “I’m curious.”

       Hua Yibang shook his head, “I don’t know.”

       Alas, no one seems to know. However, it seemed because this relationship was secret enough that Li Zhenzi would hand over such important things to Yue Zijia.

       He then followed Hua Yibang back to Yunlin.

       As he entered Li Zhenran’s office, Li Zhenruo forgot to knock on the door. When he opened the door, he was slightly taken aback when he saw someone standing inside. He wanted to close the door and go out but found that the person standing inside was Yan Xiujie, so he couldn’t help but stop.

       Yan Xiujie saw someone coming and said to Li Zhenran, “Then I’ll go out first Mr. Li.”

       Li Zhenran nodded and said to Li Zhenruo, “Come in.”

       When he passed by Yan Xiujie, Li Zhenruo looked at Yan Xiujie’s back and asked Li Zhenran, “What is he doing here?”

       Li Zhenran was originally cleaning up the things on the table, but when he heard the question, he stopped and looked at him and said, “Do you know him?”

       Li Zhenruo didn’t admit it but also didn’t rush to deny it. He was afraid he would give away himself by what he did. So he just looked at Yan Xiujie’s distant back and said, “He looks so handsome.”

       Li Zhenran paused, put down the book heavily in his hand, and leaned back on the back of the chair. He raised one of his long legs and asked him, “How handsome?”

       Li Zhenruo turned to look at him, suddenly smiled, and said, “Not as much as you.”

       Li Zhenran looked at him coldly.

       Li Zhenruo walked over and sat down on his lap. He raised his arms around his neck and said, “Not even close.”

       Li Zhenran still had a sanctimonious look, but his hand touched Li Zhenruo’s thigh.

       Li Zhenruo quickly grabbed his hand and said, “Stop it, this is the office.”

       In fact, the office didn’t matter, but this was Li Zhenran’s office, which made it really exciting to think about.

       Li Zhenran actually stopped when he heard the words. He just looked at Li Zhenruo and didn’t speak.

       Li Zhenruo also looked at him, as he saw the outline of his handsome nose, thin and light lips, he suddenly couldn’t help it. He leaned over and kissed him, thinking that his tastes had become so distorted that he didn’t react when he saw a beauty, but on the contrary, he was excited by the face of a man.

       In the end, Li Zhenran answered the question with another question, and Li Zhenruo never got the answer he wanted.

       He found that recently the situation was often like this. Li Zhenran seldom answered his questions right away. He felt guilty when he asked Li Zhenran a few questions. As a result, the other party diverted the topic away and never returned to the conversation.

       In the evening, he attended a charity dinner with Li Zhenran.

       When someone asked him, Li Zhenran said that he was a new assistant. When he met someone he knew and they would ask “Where is Hua Yibang?” Li Zhenran said without changing his face that this was a new life assistant.

       Li Zhenruo’s acting skills were not weak. He followed Li Zhenran’s side, behaved and spoke appropriately. He really looked like a new assistant, but he looked too young and too beautiful.

       Li Zhenruo has been to this kind of dinner a few times, and today was nothing special.  It’s clearly a fund-raiser in the name of charity, but the golden wall of the banquet hall was brilliant, redundant and luxurious. The ladies attending the banquet also had high-end famous brands all over their bodies, hanging full of jewellery.

       Li Zhenran socialized with others and took Li Zhenruo to sit down at the seat arranged for him by the organizer. There were two seats, and one was originally reserved for his female companion, but now it was sat on by Li Zhenruo’s butt.

       The waiter immediately brought the wine over.

       They came relatively early. And after a while, Li Zhenruo saw Li Zhenzi appear with Yu Bingwei.

       He hadn’t seen Yu Bingwei for a long time. Today Yu Bingwei wore a brightly coloured long dress with just the right chest opening, showing off her proud figure.

       Since Li Zhenzi saw Li Zhenran, he brought Yu Bingwei over.

       Li Zhenruo followed Li Zhenran to stand up, and his eyes fell on Yu Bingwei’s chest. He missed his own former imperial treasure. He remembered that Yu Bingwei didn’t like to wear underwear when she was wearing pyjamas, so he flattened his body and lay down on it. It really felt really soft and warm, which he had never experienced in a lifetime.

       His thoughts drifted away, and he didn’t notice that both Li Zhenzi and Li Zhenran were looking at him.

       Li Zhen said to Li Zhenran with interest, “Second brother, don’t you want to introduce me?”

       Li Zhenran didn’t answer, but asked Li Zhenruo, “Do you like them?”

       Li Zhenruo was stunned for a moment, then came back to his senses. He knew that Li Zhenran must be unhappy, and after a little hesitation, he whispered in Li Zhenran’s ear, “You know I like long and hard ones, not round and soft ones.”

       This was really vulgar, but Li Zhenruo thinks Li Zhenran would like to hear it.

       Sure enough, Li Zhenran did not continue to pursue this matter with him.

       Li Zhenzi has been looking at them all the time, and when he saw this young man talking in Li Zhenran’s ear, he couldn’t help showing an ambiguous smile.

       Li Zhenran introduced them to each other: “This is my new assistant.” He mainly wanted to introduce Li Zhenruo’s role. As for Li Zhenzi and Yu Bingwei, they were sure to be familiar with this cat.

       Li Zhenzi shook hands with Li Zhenruo, and said to his second brother, “Second brother, you are too stingy if you don’t even introduce a name.”

       This time, before Li Zhenran spoke, Li Zhenruo said with a smile, “My name is Jason. Hello Third Young Master.”

       The moment he heard the name, Li Zhenzi’s expression changed slightly, and even Li Zhenran couldn’t help but glance at him. His eyes drooped slightly.

       Li Zhenruo looked indifferent and innocent.

       Yu Bingwei was the only one who didn’t know. After she greeted Li Zhenruo with a smile, she immediately asked Li Zhenran about her cat.

       Li Zhenran said to her, “Miss Yu, please rest assured, Dumpling is healthy and living happy. You are welcome to come and see it at any time.”

       Yu Bingwei said, “I guess so, it’s good that it’s happy.”

       Li Zhenruo looked at Yu Bingwei’s sincere eyes and was somewhat touched. He thought that Yu Bingwei was actually a very good woman, but unfortunately, Li Zhenzi didn’t know how to cherish her, and he had to entangle himself with people like Wen Chun and Yue Zijia.

       After exchanging pleasantries, Li Zhenzi brought Yu Bingwei to their seats and sat down.

       Tonight, Li Zhenzi came as Yunyi’s boss, and Li Zhenran was not enough to replace Li Jianglin as Yunlin’s big boss. He just received this invitation as the second son of the Li family.

       After Li Zhenzi left with Yu Bingwei and Li Zhenruo sat down with Li Zhenran, he suddenly noticed someone in the corner looking at them.

       Li Zhenruo turned to look and found that it was Yue Zijia in a silver evening dress.

       Yue Zijia stood in the corner, saw Li Zhenruo look over, smiled politely and nodded. Li Zhenruo gave her a bright and innocent smile, reached out and grabbed the small cake on the table, and asked Li Zhenran, “Can I eat it?”

       Li Zhenran glanced at him and said, “Whatever you want.”

       Li Zhenruo put the cake in his mouth.

       Li Zhenran looked at his elegant way of eating and suddenly asked, “Why is it Jason?”

       Li Zhenruo chewed the cake in his mouth, looked up at the sky for a while, and said, “I seem to have heard this name somewhere.”

       Li Zhenran asked him, “Where have you heard of it?”

       Li Zhenruo was in a trance as if unconsciously licking the cream on his fingers, and said, “I don’t remember. What? Is there anything special about the name Jason?”

       He originally thought that Li Zhenran would not answer him, but he did not expect Li Zhenran to hear the words and say, “It’s my fourth brother’s english name.”

       Li Zhenruo hanged out in Li’s house every day. Of course, it was impossible to pretend that he didn’t know that Li Zhenran has a fourth brother who has passed away. He looked at Li Zhenran and asked, “Is it the one with the closed door on the second floor?”

       Li Zhenran said “Um”.

       Li Zhenruo hesitated and said, “Then I’d better not use that name…”

       Li Zhenran said, “It doesn’t matter, you have already told the third child, it would be strange to change it.”

       Li Zhenruo hesitated a little and said, “I’m afraid it will remind you of your fourth brother when you hear it.”

       Li Zhenran calmly said, “It doesn’t matter.”

       At this time, the host of the charity dinner had already taken the stage with a microphone and invited all the guests to take their seats to start the charity fundraising event tonight.

       This charity dinner not only invited many entrepreneurs from prominent families in China but also invited many celebrities as performance guests for fundraising.

       Li Zhenran was already sitting here, and he must be ready to donate tonight. He sat casually and his eyes fell on the stage.

       However, Li Zhenruo was distracted and focused on Li Zhenzi and Yue Zijia. So far, the two have not communicated, but Li Zhenruo believed that when the two of them appear on the same occasion, they would always give away something.

       The singers on the stage finished singing the song, and the host came to the stage to read the donation project tonight, and then the fundraiser was carried out.

       Whether it was an individual or a company, the number of donations will be announced on the spot, which not only satisfied everyone’s kindness but also satisfied everyone’s vanity.

       Li Zhenruo picked up the glass and took a slow sip. As he saw that Li Zhenzi suddenly got up and said something to Yu Bingwei in the seat next to him, then he walked outside.

       At this moment, Li Zhenruo noticed that Yue Zijia, who was sitting in the other corner, also stood up and walked out.

       Li Zhenruo put the cup on the table and said to Li Zhenran, “I’m going to the bathroom.”

       He followed him out, but just after coming out of the banquet hall, the two of them disappeared. Outside the banquet hall was a large terrace. At this time, many people were standing on the terrace with wine and chatting, but there was no trace of Li Zhenzi and Yue Zijia.

       He hesitated for a while and walked toward the bathroom. He saw no one along the way, until he entered the bathroom to wash his hands, and happened to meet Li Zhenzi.

       Li Zhenzi seemed to really come to the toilet. After urinating, he stood by the sink to wash his hands and looked at Li Zhenruo from the mirror.

       Li Zhenruo smiled at him, looking a little coy.

       Li Zhenzi also smiled and asked him, “When did my second brother abandon that old antique Hua Yibang and replace him with such a tender young assistant?”

       Li Zhenruo didn’t want to answer his question, so he simply pretended not to answer, lowered his head and still smiled awkwardly.

       Li Zhenzi slowly washed his hands and said to him, “I really didn’t know the second brother still had such a hobby.”

       Li Zhenruo said in his heart, You are right, I never thought of it before. However, he said obediently, “Third Young Master, you misunderstood.”

       Li Zhenzi had clearly identified the relationship between Li Zhenran and the young man in front of him, patted him on the shoulder with an ambiguous smile, and walked outside.

       Li Zhenruo waited for two seconds, followed by pretending not to be in a hurry, and saw Li Zhenzi walking toward the banquet hall.

       He really didn’t plan to whisper a few words to Yue Zijia?

       Li Zhenruo followed far behind, saw him enter the door of the banquet hall, then walked to the door of the banquet hall and looked inside. When he saw that Yue Zijia was still not there, he couldn’t help but wonder where she went.

       Instead of entering the banquet hall, he returned to the large terrace, and this time he found Yue Zijia.

       Yue Zijia stood alone in the corner of the terrace, with her head down and was talking to someone on the phone.

       Li Zhenruo lightened her footsteps and approached behind her like a cat when she heard her say, “You can still remember me at this time?”

       This was clearly the tone of a phone call with a lover.

       Then Yue Zijia said, “Do you think I believe you?”

       Who is it? It couldn’t be Li Zhenzi, because Li Zhenzi just went in and sat down, so it’s impossible to make this phone call with Yue Zijia in front of Yu Bingwei.

       Yue Zijia has a lot of friends outside, not only one lover and it was not necessarily that this call may not be to one of the Li family.

       However, Li Zhenruo listened to Yue Zijia and talked in a low voice, “Two of you from the Li family came today, the third young master brought Yu Bingwei, and the second young master brought a boy.”

       Li Zhenruo suddenly opened his eyes.

       “Very beautiful boy,” Yue Zijia continued, “Okay, bye-bye.”

       She hung up the phone, and as soon as she turned around, she saw Li Zhenruo behind her.

The author has something to say:

Of course, the second brother likes someone really weak(Zhenruo). He is too lazy to deal with people he doesn’t like. Obviously, he was jealous in the last chapter. As for why he likes his cat, it wasn’t because it is really weak(Zhenruo). He’s just perverted-

I learned a new word called: 晜(big brother) 0-0

The author is making a wordplay because really weak is 真弱(zhen ruo). Remember the reason why Zhenruo make the Jason english name because he really don’t like people around his age mocking his name?

So when reading this chapter I got sudden amnesia and be like Who the heck is Su Yao??? Which girl again that got entangled with Zhenzi??? Turns out it was his secretary…. Keeping glossary is a lifesaver…

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1 Comment

  1. ming

    i also lost memory of su yao lmao


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