Li Zhenran stepped into the rain curtain. He squatted down in front of the Garfield on the ground and reached out to touch his chest. Its chest was still warm and heaving softly.

       At that moment, Li Zhenran’s expression was a little dazed.

       He admitted that he was hesitant at the last moment. When he knew that Li Zhenruo began to contact Shen Luming, his first thought was to keep the two of them apart no matter what. It wasn’t that Li Zhenrah didn’t think of other options, and he even hesitated to go after Shen Luming first.

       However, now that he and Li Zhenruo have come to this point, he started to be overcautious and was reluctant to make any rash moves, for fear that their relationship would come to an irreparable end.

       But even if he tried hard to save it, Li Zhenruo didn’t give him any room to regret and chose to leave easily.

       “He—” Li Zhenran opened his mouth to ask Xia Hongshen.

       At this time, the Garfield, who was lying on the ground, slowly opened his eyes.

       Li Zhenran watched him struggle to get away from his palm, rolled and stood up. His legs were still a little weak, but he took two steps back.

       The heavy rain made it difficult for Garfield to open his eyes. He shook his head and shook the water on his body, looking at Li Zhenran with strange and wary eyes.

       Xia Hongshen didn’t like being exposed to the rain either. The feeling of wet clothes wrapped around his body reminded him of the feeling of wet fur on his body, which was very uncomfortable. He asked the Garfield, “Are you okay? Getting used to your body?”

       The Garfield shook the water on his body again, and instead of looking at Li Zhenran, he came to Shen Luming who was lying on the ground and looked at Shen Luming worriedly.

       Xia Hongshen said, “It’s okay, he can’t wake up for the time being, and he may have to be taken to the hospital. He lost consciousness before and was occupied by you.”

       The Garfield seemed to breathe a sigh of relief, and lightly touched Shen Luming’s hair with his lips.

       Li Zhenran stood up slowly and looked at him without saying a word.

       Xia Hongshen walked over to pick up Shen Luming and walked towards the stairwell. The Garfield hurriedly followed behind him without looking at Li Zhenran.

       “Teacher Xia,” Li Zhenran suddenly stopped Xia Hongshen.

       Xia Hongshen had already carried Shen Luming to a place where there was no rain, turned around and looked at Li Zhenran, “What?”

       Li Zhenran’s clothes were completely soaked, and his hair was on his cheeks. He asked Xia Hongshen, “How can I find him?”

       Xia Hongshen said, “If he can be reincarnated smoothly, maybe one day you can meet him.”

       After he finished speaking, Xia Hongshen carried Shen Luming and left, while the Garfield followed him and hurriedly walked out.

       Only Li Zhenran was left alone, facing the empty rooftop.

       When Li Zhenran returned that night, he fell ill.

       He didn’t eat dinner. After he took a shower and dried his hair, he lay limp on the bed, with a sore and dry throat. The whole person was a little muddled, lacking in energy, but unable to sleep.

       After a while, Li Zhenran picked up his mobile phone and made a call. He said to the people over there, “Keep watching over Shen Luming to see if he has changed from the past, if he is still with his girlfriend, and if he has given up his plans to go abroad.”

       After giving these instructions, Li Zhenran hung up the phone, raised his head and closed his eyes.

       He didn’t fully believe that the scene he saw today was true, but his sadness wasn’t fake either.

       His head hurts, but his brain was running unconsciously. What he should do next emerged clearly in his mind, but he couldn’t do it.

       The more he did, the further he was likely to push Li Zhenruo.

       At this time, Wang Ma knocked on the door outside and told him to go down for dinner.

       “No,” Li Zhenran replied in a hoarse voice, “I’m not feeling well.”

       Wang Ma heard the words and said quickly, “What? Are you sick? Do you want someone to take you to the hospital?”

       Li Zhenran replied, “No, I’ll just take a couple of cold pills and I’ll be fine.”

       He had always been in good health. Today, he was probably sick because of the rain and his emotional turmoil. Li Zhenran’s whole body was aching and felt weak, and he had no appetite or desire to move when he was lying in bed.

       After a while, Wang Ma brought him cold medicine, congee, and pickles.

       Li Zhenran reluctantly drank some congee and took the cold medicine with a glass of water.

       Wang Ma sat by the bed, looked at him tenderly, and suddenly asked, “Where’s Dumpling?”

       Li Zhenran raised his arm to block his eyes and said softly, “Ran away.”

       Wang Ma was stunned for a while, “Ran away again?” Then she sighed and said, “I guess it’s time for him to go into heat again, I told you to castrate it a long time ago, but you are reluctant to do it.”

       When he heard this, Li Zhenran couldn’t hold back a wry smile, “I’m just afraid that he wouldn’t live long after he was castrated.”

       Wang Ma went out with the porridge bowl he had not finished eating and helped him close the door.

       Li Zhenran reached out and picked up the collar at the head of the bed, and his fingers lightly stroked the lettering inside the collar, which had his own name engraved on it, as if to indicate the owner’s possession of the pet.

       In fact, he really hadn’t used the positioning function of the collar for a long time. For him, the collar no longer had the same meaning as it had at first, but unfortunately, Li Zhenruo would not believe it.

       Holding the collar, Li Zhenran rolled over somewhat uncomfortably, lying on his side and closed his eyes, but his hands never let go of the collar.

       The heavy rain that had been falling all day finally stopped at night.

       Li Zhenruo and Xia Hongshen were cooking hotpot around the induction cooker, and the fragrance wafted throughout the small building.

       Song Jun was in charge of the dishes, while the others stared at the pot with their bowls and drooled.

       Shortly after the potato slices were cooked, Long Xing wanted to stretch out his chopsticks, but Xia Hongshen hit him hard with his own chopsticks.

       Long Xing looked at Xia Hongshen at a loss and withdrew his hand.

       Xi Anling glanced at Long Xing and then at Xia Hongshen, and quickly put the chopsticks into the pot, but Xia Hongshen threw the chopsticks out before she caught the potato chips.

       Xi Anling complained, “I want to eat potato slices!”

       Xia Hongshen said expressionlessly, “Not soft.”

       Xi Anling pouted, “I like crispy ones!”

       Xia Hongshen said, “No.”

       Long Xing whispered, “I also want to eat the crispy ones too…”

       Xia Hongshen looked at them coldly, “If you all eat all the crispy ones, I’ll never be able to eat the soft potato chips.”

       Xi Anling tapped the bowl with chopsticks, pointed at Xia Hongshen and said, “You tyrant!”

       Xia Hongshen raised his head, his jawline was elegant and smooth, “Got a problem with that?”

       Long Xing reached out and hugged Xi Anling’s shoulder, “Forget it.”

       Unconvinced, Xi Anling pushed Feng Junyuan and said, “Xiao Feng, shall we vote?”

       Feng Junyuan still held the bowl and continued to stare at the pot. When he heard this, he glanced at Xi Anling and said hesitantly, “I want to eat soft ones too.”

       Song Jun said at this time, “I’m going to the supermarket tomorrow to buy a nine-square grid. What each person wants to eat will be thrown into the small grid in front of him. Eat what you eat and don’t touch others.”

       Xi Anling said quickly, “I agree!”

       Only Li Zhenruo said nothing and stared at the hot pot in a daze.

       Song Jun nudged him lightly, “What? Are you in a bad mood?”

       Li Zhenruo raised his head, saw everyone looking at him, and quickly said, “No.”

       Song Jun said, “Look, you lied to him, but you’re actually still sad inside.”

       Li Zhenruo heard the words and said, “I think he may not fully believe it.”

       “Why?” It was Long Xing who asked the question.

       Li Zhenruo sighed and said, “Master’s acting skills are too exaggerated.”

       Xia Hongshen didn’t seem to raise his hand, but Li Zhenruo felt a knock on the head, and then heard Xia Hongshen say, “Blaming me?”

       Li Zhenruo said quickly, “I don’t blame you, I blame myself as the disciple for being useless.”

       Song Jun asked at this time, “What if he believed it?”

       Li Zhenruo said, “Maybe we should separate.”

       Xi Anling said softly, “Let’s not talk about that.”

       When Xi Anling saw that Xia Hongshen was looking at Li Zhenruo, she immediately stretched out her chopsticks and put a piece of potato in the pot, but only when she ate it in her mouth did she realize that it had become soft.

       As he saw this, Xia Hongshen said, “Oh, you can start eating.”

       After that day, he never saw Li Zhenran again.

       In regards to the matter of feelings, Li Zhenruo intended to put them aside for a while and treat himself as someone who was out of love. It was a terrible thing to fall out of love, but the pain of falling out of love and being unable to get out of it was even more terrifying.

       Li Zhenruo accepted Luo Fei’s invitation when he asked him to work in the logistics company that Luo Fei was running.

       The job was offered to him by Feng Junyuan, and at first Li Zhenruo was a bit hesitant. It was just that he had no capital and no experience now, and it was already the best choice for him to have a company like Luo Fei’s accept him.

       Moreover, previously he knew that Li Zhenran had been in contact with Luo Fei for Yunlin’s development in e-commerce. Real estate investment would slow down next, and with Yunlin’s commercial real estate companies, the large-scale development of e-commerce was definitely the next most important development trend. When he was still in Yunlin, Li Zhenran had already started to prepare for this.

       Now that he and Li Zhentai had left one after another, Li Zhenran was a bit distracted. The development of e-commerce had slowed down a little, but it should be the next big thing for Yunlin.

       If he could go to work at Luo Fei, you would definitely come into contact with a lot of e-commerce industries, maybe he could point out a path for his future development, and he could have the opportunity to establish some personal connections.

       With this idea in mind, Li Zhenruo went to Luo Fei’s company for an interview.

       As a result, the big boss gave him an interview in person. Luo Fei sat behind the big desk, glanced at him, and said, “Okay, come and be my assistant.”

       “Huh?” Li Zhenruo was stunned.

       “Don’t want to?” Luo Fei asked him.

       Li Zhenruo said, “I think it is more suitable for me to start from the grassroots level, even if I have to look after the warehouse, it’s fine.”

       Luo Fei heard the words and said, “No need, Fourth Young Master Li.”

       It had been a long time since anyone called him that, Li Zhenruo looked at Luo Fei, “Did xiao Feng complaint to you or did Li Zhenran complaint to you?”

       Luo Fei said, “Junyuan complaint to me.”

       Li Zhenruo nodded, then approached Luo Fei suspiciously and asked, “What exactly is your relationship with my master and the others?”

       Luo Fei said calmly, “I’m Junyuan’s lover, don’t you know that?”

       Li Zhenruo said, “I know, but as far as I know, xiao Feng isn’t a human at all, right? What about you?”

       Luo Fei smiled, “You care so much about your boss’s privacy?”

       Li Zhenruo said, “I haven’t worked for anyone else before, and I thought that since I was working for someone else now, I had to find out what my boss might like, right?”

       Luo Fei said with a smile, “Then you don’t have to worry about it, you just need to know that what I like is Feng Junyuan.”

       Li Zhenruo heard the words, and nodded, “I’ll remember.”

       Luo Fei said, “When can you go to work?”

       Li Zhenruo said, “Anytime.”

       Luo Fei said to him, “Okay, the company provides accommodation and food, you can start working today and move into the company dormitory in the afternoon.”

       “Huh?” Li Zhenruo was a little surprised, but then quickly realized that he had been living with Feng Junyuan until now, and his boss must be unhappy.

       Luo Fei opened the drawer, took out a key and threw it at him. The key was wrapped in a small note with the address and house number written on it.

       “Special privileges, one set of an independent dormitory, you live alone,” Luo Fei looked at him, “How’s that? Is it convenient to move?”

       Li Zhenruo took the key and shook it, “You’re not going to deduct the rent from my salary, are you?”

       Luo Fei said, “No.”

       Li Zhenruo suddenly smiled and said, “Then it’s not a problem.”

The author has something to say:

I have read all the opinions of xiao shou, and after thinking about it carefully, maybe compared to two men struggling with hundreds of thousands of words about love or not, readers of Danmei may prefer the love story of a real man struggling in the battle, career, cultivation and fighting monsters in these plots, I won’t say whether I like it or not. But it’s true that I’m not good at writing those plots. I’ll finish filling the hole in the secret love story after this one is over, and I’ll be careful about starting a longer story in the future.

And in order to prevent you from saying that I ended it casually, this article is still not finished today一

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