Translator: SJade, Editor: Dj22031
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The man with the knife looked at her and laughed, because of his crazy smile, his hand holding the knife shook, and a blood mark appeared on the pregnant woman’s neck. The pregnant woman’s face became paler, and her tears flowed even more fiercely. The man who was supposedly the pregnant woman’s husband yelled “No.”
“No, I beg you not to hurt my wife. This matter has nothing to do with my wife. She just came to the store to buy two pieces of clothes. I beg you to let her go, please.” The man said as he really cried.
The pregnant woman looked at her husband and cried even more unhappily.
This incident was really a disaster. Because her due date was approaching, she had come to the mall with her husband today to buy some daily necessities, and when she saw this lingerie shop, she went in to take a look. Because the shop was full of women, her husband felt embarrassed to come in and waited for her outside the shop. Suddenly, a man rushed in. He held a knife and started slashing at people. She was unable to move because of her big belly. So, she was taken hostage by this man before she had time to escape.
“Innocent, wasn’t my girlfriend innocent, but this brute,” the man with the knife looked at the dead man lying on the ground, “This brute got my girlfriend drunk in the name of inviting employees to dinner because of her beauty. My girlfriend couldn’t stand the blow and wanted to sue him, but he took nude photos of her and threatened her. If she dared to sue him, he would post the photos online and ruin her and she would also not get any jobs in the capital. My girlfriend couldn’t accept this result, so she jumped from the 15th floor and died on the spot, was my girlfriend not innocent? “
The crowd did not think that there was such a story behind this man’s actions, now there was also a touch of sympathy in the eyes of the crowd for the man holding the knife. He and his girlfriend must have loved each other very much, otherwise would he have gone crazy enough to do such a thing.
But even if there was a reason for it, they could understand him but still disagree with the crazy behaviour of this man.
“Even so, you shouldn’t kill anyone, you can call the police, and the police will help you.” Someone in the crowd said, but the eyes of the man with the knife who had just calmed down instantly went scarlet. Shen Qinglan secretly thought that it was not good, she guessed there was something which had angered the person again.
Sure enough, the man with the knife stepped on the wound of the man on the ground, and the blood flowed more. “Call the police, is it useful to call the police? The police are all with him, do you think I didn’t call the police? I am a lawyer. The first thing I did was to call the police, but in the end, the police said I was falsely accusing him and detained me for fifteen days. When I came out, my girlfriend’s body had been cremated, and I didn’t even get to see her for the last time. In another month, it would have been our wedding. My girlfriend was two months pregnant, and I was going to be a father in eight months. I thought I would have a happy family, a lovely child, but all of this was ruined by this beast, all ruined. My love and my child are gone, why can he live freely?”
The man with the knife was very excited, and Shen Qinglan looked at the pale pregnant woman. Seeing her hand covering her belly involuntarily, the expression on her face was very painful.
Shen Qinglan frowned and was afraid that the pregnant woman was about to give birth. Sure enough, the pregnant woman’s legs were quickly covered in a water-like fluid, probably because the amniotic sac had broken.
The pregnant husband obviously noticed the pain of his wife, and his face became even more anxious, “My wife is about to give birth, I beg you to let her go, I will be your hostage, I will come.”
The face of the man with the knife was still the same, “You are a big man, I can’t subdue you, am I not looking for death? Anyway, I don’t want to live anymore, it is just right to drag her to the funeral. Haha…” His crazy laugh echoed among the audience.
The pregnant woman’s husband had already cried, snapped, and knelt on his knees, “I beg you, let my wife go, please.” He burst into tears and looked desperate.
The restrained pregnant woman also burst into tears when she looked at her husband who was kneeling and pleading for her.
In the crowd, there seemed to be people weeping in a low voice, but no one dared to step forward. Shen Qinglan even noticed that someone was taking pictures with a mobile phone.
Her eyes were slightly cool, she looked at the man with the knife, and slowly took a step forward.
“I’ll be your hostage, you let her go.”
Shen Qinglan’s voice penetrated the crowd, reached the ears of the man, and also passed to the ears of everyone present.
People’s eyes were focused on the cold back of the person who was speaking, and they didn’t expect such a young girl to speak out.
In the crowd, they didn’t know who it was, they just quietly lowered their heads, their eyes flickered, and they seemed afraid to face it.
The man with the knife glanced at Shen Qinglan and his eyes became fierce.
Shen Qinglan looked at him steadily, “I am a woman, and I don’t even have the power to truss a chicken. I will exchange with her and be your hostage.” The pregnant woman’s husband looked at Shen Qinglan, the corners of his mouth squirmed, but then he did not speak to stop her. Although he felt guilty, it was his wife who was being held hostage.
Shen Qinglan pointed at the man who was kneeling on the ground, “It is said that a man has gold under his knees. He even knelt down and begged you for his wife. It shows that he loves his wife very much, just like you loved your girlfriend. Do you have the heart to let his family be ruined?” The man with the knife did not speak, but his expression slightly loosened.
Shen Qinglan continued, “His wife is about to give birth, and he is about to become a father. You can understand his mood, of course, this man,” Shen Qinglan pointed to the man lying at his feet, “He got what he deserved, but this matter has nothing to do with this pregnant woman. What is the difference between you and this person if you drag others down like this?” The man with the knife hesitated.
“Her amniotic sac has broken. If you don’t let her go to the hospital, you will definitely kill two innocent people. You are a lawyer, do you have the heart to let a child leave without even having a look at this world? You have to understand a pair of parents, they want to welcome the arrival of a new life happily, but what would they feel if they lost this cute little life because of someone who has nothing to do with them?”
Shen Qinglan stood there with a calm face and a calm tone, as if she was not facing a vicious person.
“The police are here.” Someone in the crowd yelled, and then a dozen people in police uniforms surrounded the store.
The man with the knife who was about to agree to exchange the hostages changed his expression the moment he saw the policemen, and his hand holding the knife tightened.
Shen Qinglan sighed secretly.
“Put down the weapon and let the pregnant woman go.” A leader-like person said, still holding a loaded gun in his hand, the muzzle facing the man with the knife.
The man with the knife didn’t seem to see the gun that was aimed at him. He just looked at the police coming at him so fast, and laughed a little crazily.
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