Chapter 134: Extra Story Five
The brief holiday swiftly came to an end. After tidying up their belongings, the two who needed to return to the military put the coal ball into the cat cage and boarded a private lightship.
Originally, one significant reason for keeping the coal ball was to ensure that Ye Ling wouldn’t feel too lonely at home during their absence. Taking this opportunity, they decided to bring it along.
Today, upon hearing that the little black cat was finally arriving home, Ye Ling appeared quite delighted and had been waiting eagerly by the door.
Joining Ye Ling at the door was Lulu, who had already adjusted the pet care program.
As one of Lu Xuebai’s outstanding all-purpose household robots, Lulu warmly welcomed the arrival of the coal ball and had done thorough homework to ensure the new member received meticulous care at home.
At first, the coal ball felt somewhat unfamiliar with its new home. After staying in the living room for a while, it gradually gained courage and eventually dared to stick its head out of the cage.
However, before it could fully grasp its surroundings, a shadow suddenly loomed over it.
Upon looking up, it saw on the display screen what appeared to be an extremely bizarre smiling face.
Lulu had searched extensively on the Star Network and finally settled on this expression, which it considered friendly and amiable. Speaking in a pure electronic tone, it greeted, “Hello, little kitty!”
The coal ball suddenly stiffened all over, and in an instant, its fur bristled up entirely. With a swift wave of its paw, it vigorously scratched and then turned around without looking back, darting away.
Unprepared, Lulu was pushed over, staring at the empty ceiling in disbelief. Countless thoughts flashed through its computer program in an instant.
“What just happened? How did I get pushed over? Could it be that this cute little kitty doesn’t like me?”
As an all-purpose household robot, Lulu felt an unprecedented sense of shame at that moment, questioning its self-awareness for the first time.
“How could such a situation be allowed to happen!”
Lu Jingning sat next to Wen Xingchen, listening to Ye Ling’s casual chatter. Catching a glimpse with his peripheral vision, he noticed the two little creatures already engaged in a playful chase. He blinked with interest and remarked, “Looks like Lulu and the coal ball seem to get along well, huh?”
At this, Wen Xingchen lifted his head, watching the coal ball’s frantic escapades, and gradually overlaid a familiar scene in his mind. Unable to contain his laughter, he said, “Get along? Are you sure?”
Lu Jingning, puzzled, asked, “Isn’t it?”
However, despite the lively scene in the living room, Ye Ling appeared incredibly content. Seeing several decorations repeatedly knocked over, instead of showing any signs of annoyance, he wore a pleased smile. “Exactly, a home should be like this, a bit lively is better.”
Lu Jingning asked, “So, are we leaving the coal ball to Lulu?”
Ye Ling’s eyes curved with a smile. “Lulu seems to really like this little kitty. I think it’s good.”
Listening to the conversation between the two, Wen Xingchen couldn’t help but glance at the almost overflowing red signal on Lulu’s display screen.
It was genuinely evident, the feeling of liking.
How should I put it… it could only be said that these two were indeed mother and son.
As a household robot, Lulu had to admit it had its methods.
That afternoon, the initially evasive coal ball was finally completely tamed, all thanks to a fragrant catnip.
Lu Jingning watched the small black bundle rolling around on the floor and couldn’t help but marvel. Reflecting on his own previous attempts, he couldn’t help but feel a bit sour. “Such a simple method, why didn’t I think of it?”
The display screen on Lulu was filled with victorious expressions. “Because I am Lulu, an all-purpose household robot!”
Listening to this incredibly proud tone, one might expect it to burst into radiant light on the spot. After saying this, it no longer paid any attention to Lu Jingning, happily playing with its newfound love, the little coal ball.
Standing in place, Lu Jingning stared for a long time at those two figures gradually receding into the distance.
Somehow, he felt a bit like Luo Kongbin now: “Brother Wen, what should I do? I think I’m starting to feel jealous of Lulu.”
Wen Xingchen glanced at him. “Have you ever been jealous of me?”
Lu Jingning almost instantly replied without much thought, “How could I not? How do you know I haven’t been jealous?”
Wen Xingchen inquired, “Hmm? When?”
Under his gaze, Lu Jingning instinctively looked out of the window, hummed twice, and said, “Of course, there have been. But when it comes to feeling jealous, how could I let you, the person involved, know?”
Chapter 134: Extra Chapter Five
Wen Xingchen coaxed, “But I want to know.”
“Huh?” Lu Jingning felt his sight dimming, turned around, and indeed saw someone shamelessly leaning closer. He couldn’t help but smile and push him away, “You’re in my house, behave.”
“I’m not doing anything.” Wen Xingchen looked at him with a smile that didn’t quite reach his eyes, lightly pinching his gland, his gaze carrying a hint of coaxing, “Next time you feel jealous, you must tell me. I really want to know.”
Seeing this shameless demeanor resurface, Lu Jingning couldn’t help but laugh. He teased, “What if I don’t want you to know?”
Wen Xingchen leaned in a bit closer, almost entirely closing the gap between them, a faint smile lingering in his elongated eyes, “Then, I’ll make sure you have to let me know.”
Lu Jingning looked into his eyes and couldn’t help but laughingly lean against him, “Brother Wen, your taste for mischief is growing.”
A slight curve appeared at the corner of Wen Xingchen’s lips, “Don’t you like it?”
Lu Jingning extended his arms, gently wrapping them around from behind his neck, smiling brightly, “I do, very much. I like it so much that I won’t be able to not like it in this lifetime.”
Wen Xingchen’s gaze brushed over his lips, his voice growing softer, “What a coincidence, so do I.”
Not far away, Lulu was happily sharing prepared treats with the coal ball, “Here, this is canned food, this is dried fish, this is freeze-dried… Don’t rush, it’s all for you, I don’t eat these, no one’s going to snatch from you.”
The coal ball stared at the array of pet snacks appearing magically before it, its round eyes shining brighter.
Lulu looked on contentedly as the little black cat eagerly devoured the treats it offered, its tone becoming authoritative, “So, you need to understand, only by maintaining a good relationship with me will you have this many delicious… Hey, where are you going? Listen to me!”
But the coal ball, having eaten its fill, seemed to ignore everything and dashed away without a backward glance.
By the time Lulu realized and tried to chase after, it had already vanished.
The smiling expression on the display screen instantly turned into a flickering red fury.
This little rascal of a cat, turning its back after eating its fill!
No way! As an all-purpose household robot, how could it be stumped by such a trivial matter?
It refused to believe there was a cat it couldn’t tame! It was going to confront this little rascal head-on!
T/N: Hey there! There is plenty more where that came from, so stay tuned! And stay healthy! Straighten your posture, so some stretches and drink some water before continuing hehe~
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