Li Zhenruo knew that Li Jianglin was not his own father, but the imposing aura was still there after years. To be honest, he was a little flustered at this moment. However, when he saw Li Zhenran calmly get up and put on his clothes, he thought that it was Li Zhenran’s father and not his father anyway. If he was not nervous, what was he being so nervous for? So he sat up and asked hesitantly, “Do I just go out like this?”
Li Zhenran glanced at him and said, “I would advise you to put your clothes on.”
Li Zhenruo resisted the urge to roll his eyes and pulled the quilt to cover his lower body, “You said he should have heard it, right?”
Li Zhenran sat on the edge of the bed and put on his trousers, “En”, “Find some clothes to put on and go out with me.”
Li Zhenruo understood that Li Zhenran planned to simply confess to Li Jianglin. The soundproofing in this room should be good, but Li Jianglin was not a fool. His son had been locked in it for so long in the daytime, so there was something wrong with it, right? And he asked Hua Yibang not to notify Li Zhenran, which was like he knew something in advance.
Li Zhenruo suddenly felt that he was someone who made an inauspicious remark. He had just imagined the worst situation and now he had to face it. He got off the bed, walked barefoot to the closet, opened the door, and deliberately picked out a better-looking piece of clothing since the truth was out. He wondered if Li Jianglin would not be so angry because of this?
He didn’t put on his clothes for a long time, Li Zhenran came over to help him pull up his coat, and then squatted down and put socks on him.
Probably because of Li Zhenran’s bland attitude, Li Zhenruo felt that it was no big deal at this time. Li Jianglin kicked him out of the Li family, then he hooked up with his son as revenge.
As he thought of this, Li Zhenruo raised his foot to step between Li Zhenran’s legs. As the result, Li Zhenran squeezed his ankle so hard that his leg was numb.
When he opened the door of the lounge, Li Zhenruo followed Li Zhenran and walked out. Sure enough, he saw Li Jianglin sitting on the sofa in the office.
Li Jianglin leaned back against the back of the sofa, but he sat very straight, his crutch was in front of him, and his hands were on the crutch. Li Zhenruo didn’t know when he came in and how much he heard, but Li Zhenruo and Li Zhenran didn’t even notice. Looking at his expression, he was calm, not furious, but not smiling. Perhaps it was because he had seen the third son hooked up with the eldest daughter-in-law, so the second son fooling around with the little assistant was not a major blow to him.
When he saw Li Jianglin, Li Zhenruo suddenly felt a little distressed for him, so he simply hid behind Li Zhenran and did not appear, pretending to be nervous.
However, Li Jianglin’s gaze still passed over Li Zhenran, looked at Li Zhenruo up and down for a moment, and then returned to Li Zhenran’s face.
“Dad,” Li Zhenran called out.
Li Zhenrou grabbed the hem of Li Zhenran’s clothes and did not speak.
At this moment, Li Zhenran surprisingly turned his hands behind his back and grabbed Li Zhenruo’s hand, digging into the palm of his hand.
Li Zhenruo didn’t know whether to say Li Zhenran was heartless or shameless.
Li Jianglin ignored Li Zhenran, but said to Li Zhenruo, “Li Tuan, I remember you said you were Luo Fei’s cousin, right?”
Li Zhenruo nodded and said, “Yes.”
Li Jianglin added, “I remember that you are not yet twenty years old. Your cousin sent you for an internship, but you are sleeping with a man here. Do you think it is appropriate?”
Li Zhenruo grabbed Li Zhenran’s hand and did not speak.
Li Jianglin sighed, and then said to Li Zhenran, “I have something to tell you, let this young man be excused.”
Li Zhenruo said in his heart that Li Jianglin was planning to teach Li Zhenran a lesson, so he let the outsider leave first. So before Li Zhenran answered, he took the initiative to say, “I’m going out first, Mr. Li.”
After speaking, Li Zhenruo let go of Li Zhenran’s hand and walked out of the office.
Li Zhenran didn’t stop him, but walked to the sofa and sat down.
As he went out of the office, Hua Yibang sat in front of his desk, raised his head to look at Li Zhenruo, with such an expression on his face, and then glanced at the closed door of the office, probably worried about Li Zhenran.
Li Zhenruo said, “The father and son want to chat, I’ll go out for a walk.”
Hua Yibang nodded.
Li Zhenruo opened the office door and walked out. He stood by the wall with his back against the wall for a while, and stood there quietly for a while, sighing.
Opposite the corridor was Li Zhenzi’s office. At this time, the office door was tightly closed, and he didn’t know if anyone was still inside.
He knew that Li Zhenzi often left the company after meeting and dealing with the affairs in his hand, and he was more at Yunyi than at Yunlin. He was bored and walked along the corridor alone. The reason why Li Zhenruo didn’t want to stay in the office was that he felt a little confused in his heart and didn’t want to be alone with Hua Yibang.
He found that he was not as good as Li Zhenran, and he was still not calm enough to face these things.
Unconsciously, he walked to the stairwell. There were hardly any people walking in the stairwell here, and it looked very gloomy. Before Li Zhenruo got close, he heard the voice of someone talking inside.
The stairwell was transparent up and down, and a sound could be heard from far away. Obviously, it was not the person on this floor who was talking, but Li Zhenruo could still hear it clearly while standing next to the fire door.
The voice came from the downstairs floor, and it was someone on a phone. Downstairs was Li Zhentai’s office, and this person’s voice Li Zhenruo could hear, was Li Zhentai’s assistant Gao Qi.
Li Zhenruo didn’t know who Gao Qi was talking to on the phone, but his attitude was fierce, and he looked a little out of breath.
Li Zhenruo squatted beside the fire door and heard Gao Qi shout to the person over the phone, “I don’t have that much money! Zhentai doesn’t want to lend it to me!”
After a while, Gao Qi said again, “Settle your own troubles.”
Then Gao Qi seemed to hang up the phone. The leather shoes made dull sounds as he stepped on the ground and left the stairwell with dull footsteps.
Li Zhenruo squatted for a while and thought that Gao Qi might be able to become a breakthrough in Li Zhentai’s matter, and this trip was an unexpected gain.
After a while, Li Zhenruo heard the door of Li Zhenran’s office opened and saw Hua Yibang helping Li Jianglin out from inside.
He quickly stood up, hesitated for a while and stood still.
Li Jianglin nodded to him, but did not mean to call him over, and walked towards the elevator with the help of Hua Yibang.
Li Zhenruo waited in place and waited for them to enter the elevator before walking towards Li Zhenran’s office.
After he entered, he found that Li Zhenran was already sitting behind his large desk, turning around and looking outside the floor-to-ceiling windows.
“He—what did he say to you?” Li Zhenruo asked as he walked inside.
Li Zhenran turned to look at him and smiled, “A lot of things, what do you want to hear?”
Li Zhenruo looked at him with some doubts. He knew that Li Zhenran didn’t take Li Jianglin’s attitude to heart, but he felt that Li Zhenran was too careless. Why wasn’t he afraid that Li Jianglin’s attitude towards him would change in the future and the whole Yunlin could fall on someone else?
Li Zhenruo walked up to Li Zhenran and said, “I guess, no matter what he said, in any case, it’s not possible to just mess around with you, right?”
Li Zhenran reached out and wrapped his arms around his waist, “You are right, but you don’t need to worry, I got everything.”
Li Zhenruo had to admit that he was very moved by Li Zhenran’s words. If Li Zhenran was kicked out by Li Jianglin, and he could also say to him “don’t worry, I got everything”, he promised that he would never give up on Li Zhenran from now on.
He couldn’t help but put his forehead on top of Li Zhenran’s head, and suddenly noticed that a stack of photos was scattered on the desk, so he stretched out his hand to get it, and when he opened it, it turned out that all of them were photos of him and Li Zhenran.
“Li Jianglin brought it?” Li Zhenruo asked.
Li Zhenran said “um”, “Average candid photography skills.”
At first, he was just sceptical, but now Li Zhenruo felt sure of his own thoughts, “Did Li Zhentai do it?”
Li Zhenran casually shook the office chair from side to side, “The old man didn’t say that, what do you think?”
Li Zhenruo said, “I have nothing to say. Whether it’s him or not, I’m betting it’s him.”
At dinner that day, the anger was a little subtle.
Li Zhenruo still didn’t know what Li Jianglin and Li Zhenran—father and son said, but Li Jianglin was really calm, and he hadn’t said anything since Li Zhenran went home in the afternoon until dinner.
For dinner tonight, Wang Ma cooked a small fish for Li Zhenruo.
Li Zhenruo was lying at Li Zhenran’s feet, licked the fish with his flat mouth, and suddenly heard Li Zhentai asked about the construction company of the Qijiang project.
Li Zhenran chatted with him while eating.
Li Jianglin suddenly said, “It would be great if the fourth child was still there.”
As soon as he said these words, everyone at the table fell silent.
Li Zhentai could hardly hide the surprise in his expression, while Li Zhenran frowned slightly.
It was Wen Chun who spoke up and comforted, “Dad, don’t be sad.”
In fact, not to mention them, even Li Zhenruo, who was lying under the table, was also surprised. If he was really Li Jianglin’s son, it was nothing weird to be said, but he was not.
Li Jianglin suddenly said to Li Zhentai and Li Zhenran that he missed him. No matter how he thought about it, it was abnormal.
After he said that, Li Jianglin put down his chopsticks and stood up.
When Wang Ma saw this, she asked, “Not going to eat more?”
Li Jianglin shook his head, “No more.”
In the evening, Li Zhenruo was lying on the windowsill watching Li Jianglin walking back and forth in the garden downstairs. He walked from here to there alone, stopped and stood there for a long time, and then slowly walked back to this side.
Li Jianglin had something on his mind, mostly because of Li Zhenran. But he was so melancholy, and Li Zhenruo really couldn’t figure out what he was doing.
Suddenly mentioning him, most likely he felt that the other three children were just causing him to worry.
Li Zhenran had already come out of the shower, walked to the window and scooped up Li Zhenruo with one hand, put him on his chest and lay down on the bed.
Li Zhenruo lay quietly on his chest, listening to his steady and powerful heartbeat.
In fact, Li Zhenran seemed to be a bit of a homebody in Li Zhenruo’s eyes. In the past, he found it difficult to understand; the world was so wonderful, and while you were young should go out to see more and play more, why should one always nestle at home?
But now, for the first time, he felt that he was in a good mood even if he was just staying with the person he liked, even if he did nothing.
Before he knew it, it was already dark. Li Zhenruo was lying in Li Zhenran’s arms, half asleep listening to the sound of Li Zhenran’s sound turning over the book, and suddenly noticed some commotion outside.
There was not much movement, and Li Zhenran didn’t seem to notice it, but Li Zhenruo pricked up his ears, then turned over and rushed out of the window.
Li Zhenran sat up and asked, “What?”
But Li Zhenruo didn’t have time to answer him. He rushed out of the window, climbed down the floor along the pipe, and ran towards Erhuang’s kennel. Sure enough, he saw a person standing there trying to lead Erhuang away.
Li Zhenruo pounced quickly, and the whole cat landed on the man’s face.
“fvck!” Zhu Kai, who was pounced to the ground, cursed lowly. He reached out and grabbed Li Zhenruo to pull him off.
Erhuang, who couldn’t hold back his excitement at all, saw Zhu Kai and Li Zhenruo rolling into a ball on the ground, thinking it was some interesting game, and finally couldn’t help wagging his tail and barking loudly.
Li Zhenran was the first to come out of the house to see this scene, and soon Wang Ma, Li Zhentai, and Wen Chun also heard the movement, and the gardener and driver at home all ran towards it.
Finally, Li Jianglin appeared on the crutch.
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