The next morning, Ke Xinfan came on time to pick up Wen Jianing to the set.

        Wen Jianing got in the car and heard Ke Xinfan ask him, “Have you had breakfast?”

        He shook his head.

  Ke Xinfan said, “Oh, I haven’t eaten either.”

  On the way, Ke Xinfan stopped and bought two steamed buns, got in the car and threw one to Wen Jianing.

  Wen Jianing was just about to say thank you when he heard Ke Xinfan say, “Remember to pay me back.”

  He swallowed the thanks immediately.

        When he arrived on the set, Wen Jianing found that Lu Jinlang had always been the first to come. He probably didn’t get to sleep much because the work finished late at night, but at this time he was already discussing the position of the camera with the cameraman.

  When Lu Jinlang saw him coming, he turned his head to look at him and didn’t say anything. He then turned his head to continue talking to the photographer.

  Last night, Wen Jianing seemed to have a dream. He dreamed of Lu Jinlang. During this period of time, his whole body seemed to be a little irritable. Maybe it had been too long since he had masturbated, he could still remember the feeling of Lu Jinlang touching his body in the dream very clearly.

  He sat in the dressing room and stared at himself in the mirror in a daze.

  After all those experiences with women in the past, it seemed that he couldn’t remember all of those women now. He could only remember Lu Jinlang as if he had only been with Lu Jinlang in his entire life. And in the future, apart from Lu Jinlang, he probably wouldn’t have anyone other than Lu Jinlang in the future, would he?

  ”Xinhang? Xinhang?” The makeup artist called him several times, and he suddenly came back to his senses, “It’s already done,” the makeup artist told him.

  Wen Jianing looked at himself in the mirror and he saw that he had become a childish college student again.

  Almost all the interior scenes were set up in the studio, Lu Jinlang found someone to build materials in detail, and then made arrangements in person.

  Such a film was undoubtedly expensive, but as the first film directed by Lu Jinlang, Wen Jianing felt that he could understand his mentality of pursuing perfection.

  Most of his scenes were with Jian Jun, and there was no female lead.

  Yuan Xu’s body was slow to recover from heatstroke. Yuan Sheng found someone from somewhere to cook a bowl of Chinese medicine for Yuan Xu and let him drink it. At first, Yuan Xu saw the black medicine bowl and wanted to refuse, but Yuan Sheng said that drinking this was good for his health and that he must drink it.

  Yuan Sheng was originally a local ruffian, and Yuan Xu was a little afraid of him at first. At this time, he reluctantly drank it and wrinkled his face in pain.

  In such a scene, Wen Jianing was forced to drink a few bowls of Coke, and Lu Jinlang somehow felt dissatisfied.

  When he put down the bowl, Wen Jianing turned his head to see Lu Jinlang lowering his head to ponder.

  Today a reporter came to visit the set. The camera lens was shooting Lu Jinlang. He slightly raised his head and looked in the direction of the light. The side profile of the face was perfect like a painting.

  While they took a rest at noon, Wen Jianing saw Wen Tinghuan rushing over, and without even saying hello to him and Jian Jun, she went straight in Lu Jinlang’s direction.

  Wen Jianing knew that Wen Tinghuan must have found out something about Ke Xinfan.

  Today, Ke Xinfan drove him here. Instead of waiting for him on the set, he said that something happened and drove away. He asked Wen Jianing to call him before he finished work, and he would come back to pick him up.

  Wen Jianing did not complain about his irresponsible behaviour, and let him leave.

  Later, Lu Jinlang noticed that there was no one beside Wen Jianing, and asked Lu Yunan to help him for a while.

  When he saw Wen Tinghuan and Lu Jinlang talking, Wen Jianing walked over and sat down beside them.

  Wen Tinghuan glanced at him.

  Wen Jianing said, “What? I can’t listen?”

  Wen Tinghuan ignored him and continued to say to Lu Jinlang, “Ke Xinfan previously worked as a contractor on site. I heard that a worker died in an accident and in addition, he also lost hundreds of thousands of yuan. There are people coming to him for trouble. He couldn’t stand it and ran off.”

  Lu Jinlang asked her, “Who’s trying to stir up trouble with him?”

  Wen Tinghuan shook her head, “I don’t know, it is said that the incident has offended someone in the local area. He needed to pay a lot of money to sweep this incident under the rug and to compensate the victim’s family. He has suffered a huge financial loss but he still has to return to pay the other worker’s salary.”

  Lu Jinlang frowned, “And you guys still dare to hire him? Are you not afraid of causing trouble?”

  Wen Tinghuan took a look at Wen Jianing this time, “In the beginning, we didn’t know the situation, but Xinhang has the final say.”

  Wen Jianing saw Lu Jinlang also watching him, and he hesitated and said to Wen Tinghuan, “Ting jie, I have something to say to Director Lu alone.”

  Wen Tinghuan said unhappily, “I can’t listen? You thankless rascal!” Despite her words, she stood up and walked in the direction of Jian Jun next to her.

  Wen Jianing and Lu Jinlang were left alone.

  Wen Jianing said, “He is my brother. He knows the condition of my body. Right now he will mention it intentionally or unintentionally. I don’t know if he is using this to threaten me.”

  Lu Jinlang said solemnly, “What is his purpose? Money?”

  Wen Jianing shook his head, then smiled again, “He didn’t say, but I don’t know what he wants except money.”

  Lu Jinlang said, “He stays by your side like a  time bomb, what do you plan to do with him?”

  After a short silence, Wen Jianing said, “Talk to him.”

  Lu Jinlang told him, “You will become his ATM.”

  It was not that Wen Jianing didn’t understand, but he couldn’t think of other ways besides killing Ke Xinfan that could make Ke Xinfan shut up forever. As for murder, the entertainment industry was complicated, but after all, he was not a triad, he couldn’t do this kind of thing. What’s more, currently Ke Xinfan hadn’t threatened him.

  Seeing Wen Jianing’s silence, Lu Jinlang suddenly reached out and touched his head, “I’ll go talk to him.”

  Wen Jianing quickly said, “No.”

  Lu Jinlang looked at him, waiting for him to explain why.

  Wen Jianing said, “Don’t let it bother you, it’s my own business.”

  Lu Jinlang asked him, “Does my concern trouble you?”

  Wen Jianing shook his head, “I didn’t mean that, but I don’t want things to become more complicated.”

  Lu Jinlang heard this and said nothing.

  Today’s shooting ended early. Wen Tinghuan left early in the afternoon, and the company sent another car to pick up Jian Jun. Wen Jianing didn’t call Ke Xinfan. When he changed clothes in the dressing room, he sat down a little tiredly and leaned his head against the wall. He accidentally fell asleep.

  After only sleeping for more than ten minutes, Wen Jianing suddenly woke up and heard that there was no sound outside. It seemed that he was the only one left.

  After getting dressed in a hurry, Wen Jianing came out and planned to go out and take a taxi home. But he found that there were still lights in the nearby studio, and there seemed to be the sound of someone walking around.

  Wen Jianing walked in and found that the person inside was Lu Jinlang, while Lu Yunan stood beside him waiting for him. When Lu Yunan saw Wen Jianing coming in, he made a silent gesture, and then withdrew by himself.

  After he stood in place for a while, Wen Jianing walked in the direction of Lu Jinlang.

  Lu Jinlang sat on the bed used for shooting, closed his eyes and Wen Jianing wondered what he was thinking.

  For this drama, Wen Jianing felt that Lu Jinlang’s pressure was a little bit heavy, and he didn’t even understand why Lu Jinlang put such pressure on himself.

  He walked up to Lu Jinlang and sat down.

  Lu Jinlang opened his eyes and asked after seeing him, “Why haven’t you left?”

  Wen Jianing asked back, “What about you? Why haven’t you left yet.”

  Lu Jinlang said, “I’m thinking about tomorrow’s shooting.”

  Wen Jianing sighed suddenly, “Why do you put so much pressure on yourself?”

  Lu Jinlang turned his head and looked at him, “Because this is what I owe you. What I promised you were originally not just the male lead of any movie. I hope this movie can meet your requirements.”

  Wen Jianing was a little dazed.

  He was also watching Lu Jinlang. He knew that this man liked him and was willing to invest in him. Although Lu Jinlang was the first to step back, they would not be like this if they were willing to move forward.

  What is he hesitating for?

  ”I……” Wen Jianing wanted to speak.

  But Lu Jinlang said ahead of him and said, “In fact, I actually wonder if I made a wrong decision. Maybe I should invite Fang Wei to be a director. It’s really hard for me to calm down and work with you when you’re moving around in front of me every day like this.”

  Wen Jianing smiled at his words.

  Lu Jinlang asked him, “Did you get excited yesterday?”

  Wen Jianing had no way to avoid such a straightforward question. He simply replied straightforwardly, “Yes, you know, I can’t sleep with anyone except you.”

  Lu Jinlang put his arms on Wen Jianing’s chest and continued to ask, “What if Wen Jianing is still alive?”

  The two of them had a rare opportunity to discuss this issue. Wen Jianing said, “I say it again, you have misunderstood. I didn’t think about Wen Jianing that way.”

  Lu Jinlang obviously didn’t believe it, “If he is still alive, will you be excited if he touches you?”

  Wen Jianing thought this question was a bit funny. He hesitated and replied to Lu Jinlang, “If he is alive, he will never have a chance to touch me.”

  Lu Jinlang looked at him, his expression slightly changed, “Can your feelings and desires be separated?”

  If Wen Jianing said that he could, of course it was a lie. At first, Wen Jianing treated them separately, otherwise, he would not agree to maintain this kind of relationship with Lu Jinlang at the beginning. But by now, it had long been inseparable.

  Wen Jianing didn’t answer directly, but said, “Didn’t you separate it very well? I haven’t forgotten about Yan Ruowei.”

  Lu Jinlang asked him, “You mind? I thought you didn’t mind?”

  Does he mind? Wen Jianing raised his head, looked up at the studio’s ceiling, and told him rationally that he didn’t need to mind, but how could he not mind at all emotionally?

  Lu Jinlang said, “When I was with you, I had been separated from Yan Ruowei for more than a year. Since I was separated from him, I have only done this with you.”

  Wen Jianing looked at him, slightly surprised. He knew that Lu Jinlang’s private life was clean, but he didn’t expect it to be this clean. After Lu Jinlang fell in love with someone, he would only have a fixed relationship with the other person and then stay together. Maybe over time, when he felt the relationship was no longer right, he would break up. But in a sense, it was no different from being a couple.

  Although he didn’t expect it, after he heard Lu Jinlang’s words, Wen Jianing couldn’t help feeling a sweet feeling surged from the bottom of his heart.

  Lu Jinlang continued to ask him, “Have you changed the thoughts you told Yan Ruowei?”

  Wen Jianing looked at Lu Jinlang, but did not answer.

  Lu Jinlang’s eyes were calm and gentle, they shone slightly under the light, and Wen Jianing’s own shadow was reflected in them. Wen Jianing found that his expression was hesitant, and he always inadvertently expressed his own nature in front of Lu Jinlang. He was weak and hesitant, and these parts were parts that need to be concealed. But as long as it was Lu Jinlang, he didn’t care about letting him know.

  Besides his wish to not part with him, Wen Jianing couldn’t think of any other words to describe his feelings for Lu Jinlang. This so-called attachment, in addition to the existence of dependence, there was also love in it.

  Lu Jinlang raised a hand to hold his shoulder, but soon let go. The relationship between the two of them originally developed from that kind of friends with benefits relationship to the present. Unless there was emotional development, Lu Jinlang did not intend to return to the original relationship.

  Wen Jianing looked at him, and said after a long time, “I…”

  Before he finished speaking, someone broke in suddenly.

  At first, both of them thought it was Lu Yunan, but they didn’t expect that the person who broke in was Ke Xinfan. Lu Yunan hurried in from behind to catch Ke Xinfan but failed.

  Ke Xinfan came over angrily, raised his fist to hit Lu Jinlang in the face, and cursed fiercely, “What the f/ck! You dare to lay your hands on my little brother?!”

  Lu Jinlang nimbly avoided.

  When Ke Xinfan was about to make a second hit, Wen Jianing blocked him, and Lu Yunan followed and stopped him from behind.

  Ke Xinfan was still yelling, “What the hell! Laying your hands on small actors in the name of making a movie? I will expose you tomorrow and make your reputation plunge!”

  Wen Jianing said loudly, “Shut your mouth! He is my partner!”

  Ke Xinfan was stunned for a moment, and then pointed his finger at Wen Jianing, “No wonder you’ve made it this far! You’ve sold yourself, haven’t you? With the way you are, you can only find men to sleep with and not women, right?”

  As soon as he said that, Lu Jinlang suddenly raised his foot and kicked his lower abdomen. The pain made him cry out, and he immediately curled up on the ground.

  Lu Yunan was taken aback and let him go. He had never seen Lu Jinlang so violent.

  Because they were in front of Lu Yunan, Lu Jinlang didn’t say much. He knelt down and reached out and grabbed Ke Xinfan’s hair, forcing him to raise his head, and then said to him, “Shut your mouth, if I hear you say a word about Xinhang again, I promise you will never be able to speak again in the future.”

  Ke Xinfan’s pupils suddenly shrank. He knew that Lu Jinlang was telling the truth. There were only a few of them here. If the other party really made up his mind to kill him, no one would know. He couldn’t help looking up at Wen Jianing, only to see him put a hand on Lu Jinlang’s shoulder, just looking at Lu Jinlang, and he didn’t look in his direction at all.

  Wen Jianing was preventing Lu Jinlang from doing it. He felt that things had not yet developed to this point, and he didn’t want Ke Xinfan to be anxious. However, Lu Jinlang was obviously angered by the words Ke Xinfan used to talk about his disability.

  Lu Yunan hesitated for a while, and suddenly said, “Mr. Lu, I will go out first.” He instinctively might have something Lu Jinlang didn’t want him to hear.

  Lu Jinlang shook his head. He saw that Ke Xinfan was holding his stomach in pain and it didn’t look like he was pretending, so he squatted on the ground and asked him, “How is it?”

  Ke Xinfan cursed, “f/ck! Are you trying to kill me?”

  Wen Jianing also squatted down when he saw this. He saw the cold sweat coming out of Ke Xinfan’s forehead, and quickly asked, “Does it hurts?”

  Ke Xinfan said coldly, “Do you still think of me as your brother?”

  Wen Jianing did not answer his words, but said to Lu Jinlang, “Take him to the hospital.”

  Lu Jinlang said to Lu Yunan, “Go and drive there to Doctor Xia’s side. I’ll give Xia Yan a call.”

  Lu Yunan nodded and ran out immediately.


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