Translator: SJade, Editor: Dj22031
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Outside the door, Shen Qinglan, who came up to ask the two of them to go down to eat, stood outside the study, listening to the conversation between grandfather and grandson, and went downstairs quietly.
“Where are your grandfather and Hengyi?” Fu Jingting asked strangely, seeing no one coming down.
“I saw that they seemed to be talking about something, so I didn’t go in.” Shen Qinglan explained.
Fu Jingting stopped asking and changed the subject, “Qinglan, are you starting school soon?”
Shen Qinglan nodded, “Well, school starts on the 17th day of the first month.” This was stated in the notice she received.
“I heard that you don’t have any classes in your senior year. Do you plan to open a gallery or a studio after graduation?” Fu Jingting asked.
According to her idea, Shen Qinglan’s paintings were now popular, so, if she wanted to open a gallery by herself, it was also a matter of course. She also knew a few people in this regard. If Shen Qinglan wanted to open a gallery, she could help a little.
“Daniel has his own gallery, and he is my agent. I feel relieved to entrust the matter to him,” Shen Qinglan paused, and continued, “Besides, I bought a teahouse before. My energy should be put on the teahouse.”
When Fu Jingting heard this, she became interested, “Oh? You also opened a teahouse? Where is it?”
Shen Qinglan reported the address. Fu Jingting said, “I didn’t expect you to be able to buy a shop there. The location is very good. I’ll take your grandpa to see it some other day?”
“It will open soon, when the time comes, aunt can come with me?”
“Okay.” Fu Jingting readily agreed.
Mr. Fu and Fu Hengyi didn’t stay in the study for long, and came down soon.
Not long after lunch, Fu Hengyi went upstairs and changed into his military uniform. Shen Qinglan looked at him steadily, knowing that he was leaving, she stood up, and went out to see him off.
Outside the door, there was already a military jeep parked there. Fu Hengyi did not rush to get in the car, but straightened Shen Qinglan’s scarf first, “Go ahead, it’s cold outside.”
“Get in the car first, and I’ll wait until you leave.”
“Just go in.”
Fu Hengyi smiled, “Reluctant to see me leaving?”
Shen Qinglan nodded bluntly, and gave him a “yes.”
Fu Hengyi was startled, and gave her a hug, “Don’t worry, I’ll be back at the end of next month.”
Shen Qinglan thought for a moment, it was just a month and a half, then she nodded, and urged Fu Hengyi to get in the car.
Fu Hengyi was no longer pretentious, he got into the car, and Shen Qinglan didn’t go in until the car was no longer visible. Both of them thought that it would be at least a month before they saw each other again, but they didn’t expect that they would meet so soon and under such circumstances.
Later, Shen Qinglan kept thinking, if she hadn’t gone that day, would things have developed differently, but no matter how many times she thought about it, the answer was the same. Even if she was given another chance, she would still make the same choice.
“Hengyi left?” Mr. Fu asked.
Shen Qinglan nodded, “Grandpa, do you want me to play chess with you this afternoon?”
Mr. Fu waved his hand, “It’s Chinese New Year, go find your friends to play, if you want to have dinner with your friends at night, it’s fine. I’m an old man, it’s enough to have Jingting with me.”
Fu Jingting also echoed, “Yes, Qinglan, go find your friends and have a get together, don’t be bored at home all day.”
They all knew that this young couple had a good relationship, and Fu Hengyi just returned to the army, so Shen Qinglan would inevitably feel sad and would be in a bad mood. If she went out to find friends, she might feel better.
Shen Qinglan was a little speechless. In fact, she was really not that sentimental. She was reluctant to see Fu Hengyi leave, but her adaptability had always been strong. However, she still carried her bag and went out.
Instead of calling Yu Xiaoxuan and Fang Tong, she went to Jiangxin Yayuan, rolled up her sleeves and started cleaning. The house was not big, but it still took her a lot of time to clean it from inside out. By the time she finished cleaning, it was already evening.
When going back to the compound, she got off the car halfway, bought some food, and when passing by the gate of the compound, she handed it to the guard at the gate. The one on duty was still the one who was scolded by Shen Xitong that day.
“I was really sorry that day. Our family’s words were unmannered. I hope you don’t take it to heart. When I passed by just now, I saw that this store has good products. I brought you some. You share the food among yourself. Thank you for your hard work.” Shen Qinglan said, her voice was still cold, but her words were full of warmth.
The guard was very touched, and waved his hands repeatedly, “This is my job, this is what I should do. What happened that day has nothing to do with you, Ms. Shen, I have already forgotten it. We don’t want these things, it’s so cold outside, you should go back early.”
“I bought it for you, take it, don’t worry, your leaders won’t say anything about you.” Shen Qinglan said.
The guards were all soldiers, with simple thoughts. Shen Qinglan insisted on giving it, so they would not be pretentious. They took the things, looked at Shen Qinglan’s leaving back, and sighed in their hearts again, this lady from the Shen family was really talented. Her appearance was low-key, but she was indeed the real daughter of the Shen family.
In the evening, there was a knock on the door of a five-star hotel. Li Datou looked at Tian Cuifang, who yelled at the door, “Who is it?”
The person outside the door did not answer, but knocked hard on the door again.
Li Datou and Tian Cuifang looked at each other, Li Datou stood up and walked to the door, but instead of opening the door immediately, he asked, “Who is outside?”
Li Datou opened the door, seeing the figure outside the door, his face showed a smile.
“Sanya, you are here, come in quickly, come in quickly.” Tian Cuifang greeted enthusiastically.
Shen Xitong frowned, and walked in with an impatient expression, “I’m not Sanya, I’m Shen Xitong.”
“Okay, okay, then we’ll call you Xitong.”
There was only a big bed and two chairs in the room. There were a lot of things on the chairs, and there was no place for people to sit. Tian Cuifang moved the quilt aside and let Shen Xitong sit down.
Shen Xitong looked at the messy bed, a look of disgust flashed across her eyes, and she didn’t want to sit down, “No, I’ll leave after a few words.” She cut to the point.
Tian Cuifang and Li Datou were also standing, and felt a little cramped under Shen Xitong’s domineering gaze.
“I don’t know why you came here when you heard that I was your daughter. Although I have done a paternity test with you, it does not mean that I will admit that you are my biological parents. My parents are Shen Qian and Chu Yunrong in this life.”
“Sanya, we…” Tian Cuifang wanted to explain that Shen Xitong was their daughter, there was no mistake, but Shen Xitong directly interrupted her.
“I know your purpose, don’t you just want money, I can give you the money, there is only one condition, leave the capital, and don’t appear in front of me for the rest of your life.”
“How much?” Li Datou subconsciously asked, after finishing, his old face was full of embarrassment.
A look of disdain appeared in Shen Xitong’s eyes, she knew it would be like this, so she took out a wad of cash from her bag and threw it on the bed, it was at least 100,000 by visual inspection.
Li Datou’s eyes lit up, he had never seen so much money, and now the money was still given to him, to be honest, he was moved.
“San… Xitong, we didn’t come to you for your money.” Tian Cuifang said suddenly, pulling back Li Datou’s rationality.
He glanced at his wife appreciatively. It seemed that this lady was not so useless. If he had agreed just now, he would have suffered a great loss. Shen Xitong was a God of Wealth, a little money leaked from her fingers was enough for their family to live well.
Thinking about it this way, Li Datou’s gaze at the one hundred thousand yuan became much calmer. If he recognized this daughter, let alone one hundred thousand yuan, it would not be a matter of his words.
Tian Cuifang still said, “Xitong, we have been looking for you for so many years, just to make up for our mistakes as parents, and it’s really not for your money.”
Li Datou nodded in agreement, “Your mother has always regretted leaving you at the entrance of the orphanage back then, and whenever she thought of you, she would cry so hard that she wouldn’t sleep all night.”
Tian Cuifang shed tears in cooperation, with a look of regret on her face, thinking that this should make Shen Xitong feel better . Her heart should soften, but Shen Xitong’s heart did not fluctuate at all, and even her eyes did not change. Her eyes looking at the couple were very cold.
Maybe they all thought that she was still young at that time, so she didn’t remember it long ago, but unfortunately, not only did she remember it, but she also remembered it very clearly, and thud felt disgusted even by looking at their hypocritical performances.
“If you take the money and leave now, then the money is still yours. If you wait until the paternity test results come out, you won’t get a penny, no matter if I am your daughter or not.” Shen Xitong said coldly, looking at the wall in front of her, her gaze did not fall on Li Datou and his wife at all.
Tian Cuifang cried even more sadly, looking at Shen Xitong as if she was looking at a wilful daughter who didn’t understand her parents’ hard work, but she didn’t say a word, just looked at her with tearful eyes.
Although Li Datou did not speak, his eyes were full of incomprehensible anger, “We will not leave, we will definitely wait until the paternity test results come out, you take these back, we don’t want your money.”
Shen Xitong’s mouth curled slightly, with a mocking arc, “You said this, so you don’t think of getting a penny in the future.” As she said this, she really put the money thrown on the bed into her bag.
Li Datou watched helplessly as the money flew away like this, and wanted to stop her, but he tried his best to comfort himself in his heart, these things would all come back, and they would all be his in the future, so he couldn’t be in a hurry now.
Shen Xitong stepped on her high heels and walked away.
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