Translator: SJade, Editor: Dj22031
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In any case, Shen Qinglan refused in the end. Her fighting skills were actually not suitable for the army. She had originally learned killing skills. She deliberately controlled it when she fought with Zhao Wei today, otherwise what Zhao Wei would be suffering now would not just be a skin injury.
Gu Yang and Gu Kai were very disappointed, but they both thought it was because Shen Qinglan wouldn’t be staying here for long.
Shen Qinglan walked into the bedroom, turned on the computer, and looked at the comments about Shen Xitong on the Internet, her eyes filled with coldness.
The Shen family had exploded at this time. Shen Junyu actually had a copy of the recording that was exposed. He was surprised when he saw this recording because it was still in his hands. So who invented the recording on the Internet?
Mr. Shen never thought that something like this would happen. When he heard about it, he was so angry that he smashed the cup in his hand. Mr. Shen had a very bad temper when he was young. He has restrained himself a lot as he got older. Therefore, he stopped losing his temper. Shen Junyu had not seen his grandfather be so angry for many years.
“Grandpa, don’t be angry. Take care of your body. If you get angry, Lanlan will blame herself.”
Mr. Shen took a few deep breaths, calmed himself down, and ordered, “Announce the news to the outside world. Just say that the Shen family has severed ties with Shen Xitong, Shen Xitong will no longer be a member of the Shen family, and her affairs have nothing to do with the Shen family. I will not allow someone who hurts my granddaughter to run around at home.”
“Dad, is this going too far? Nowadays, the Internet is attacking Xi… Shen Xitong. If we issue such a statement now, aren’t we adding insult to injury? If we let outsiders look at it, it would seem that our family is unkind.” Chu Yunrong spoke softly.
Mr. Shen became furious and glared at Chu Yunrong, “I’m not showing mercy, did Shen Xitong show mercy? Our Shen family adopted her and raised her to such an age, how did she repay us? Lanlan is the granddaughter of the Shen family, what did she do to Lanlan? Yunrong, since you like Shen Xitong, you must have a certain tolerance and partiality towards Shen Xitong. But who she is hurting now is your biological daughter, the daughter you have owed for more than ten years.”
Chu Yunrong and Shen Qian had been married for so many years, but Mr. Shen had never looked at his daughter-in-law Chu Yunrong in such a manner, let alone scolded her so harshly. So, Chu Yunrong turned pale.
“Dad, that’s not what I meant. I’m not saying that what Shen Xitong did is right. I just don’t want outsiders to think that our Shen family is cold-blooded and ruthless.”
Mr. Shen’s face became cold, “Cold-blooded and ruthless? What I regret most now is that I agreed in the first place to let Shen Qian adopt Shen Xitong!”
Shen Qian adopted Shen Xitong because of Chu Yunrong’s illness, but now it seemed that this was the biggest mistake. According to his opinion, Chu Yunrong’s illness not only did not get better, but became more serious.
“Yunrong, I don’t want you to interfere in this matter.” Before going upstairs, Mr. Shen glanced at Chu Yunrong, whose face was as pale as paper and her eyes were empty.
“Mom.” Shen Junyu looked at Chu Yunrong and felt very distressed. After accidentally seeing Chu Yunrong taking medicine that day, he secretly took a few of the medicines she took and showed them to the doctor. The doctor told him that this was a drug used to treat depression and mild schizophrenia.
Only then did Shen Junyu realize that his mother’s illness had never gotten better, and had become even more serious than before.
Chu Yunrong seemed not to hear Shen Junyu’s voice. She was immersed in her own world, and her mind was filled with the figures of Shen Qinglan and Shen Xitong. Her face became paler and paler. Finally, she covered her chest and fell on the sofa.
“Mom.” Shen Junyu panicked, picked up Chu Yunrong and ran outside. Mr. Shen heard the noise and came out of the room, only to see Shen Junyu’s panicked back.
“What’s wrong with Yunrong?” Mr. Shen asked Mrs. Song who came out of the kitchen after hearing the sound. Mrs. Song also looked confused. She didn’t know what happened.
Shen Qinglan was eating with Fu Hengyi when she received the call from Mr. Shen. Her expression suddenly changed. She stood up and said, “Grandpa, I’ll be right back.”
Fu Hengyi looked at her and frowned, “What happened?”
“My mother is hospitalized. She suddenly fell unconscious.”
Fu Hengyi stopped caring about eating and stood up to stop Shen Qinglan, “Wait a minute, I’ll go with you.”
“Won’t it be problem if you leave suddenly?” Shen Qinglan was a little worried.
“I’ll make a call first.” Fu Hengyi went to make a call. Shen Qinglan stood by the door waiting for him. After a while, Fu Hengyi came out with Shen Qinglan’s coat in his hand. “Let’s go.”
The car drove out of the military area. At the door, they bumped into Shen Qian, who also happened to be going back, so they simply went together.
When they arrived at the hospital, Shen Qinglan found Chu Yunrong’s ward as Mr. Shen said, but Chu Yunrong was not awake yet. There were only Shen Junyu and Mr. Shen in the ward.
Shen Junyu was sitting on the sofa, his head lowered, with an incomprehensible expression. When he saw Shen Qinglan, he twitched the corner of his mouth and said, “Lanlan, you are here.”
“Brother, grandpa, what is going on? Why did mom suddenly faint when she was doing well?”
Hearing this, Shen Junyu’s face darkened, and Mr. Shen sighed deeply, “It’s all my fault. I spoke too harshly. If it wasn’t for me, Yunrong wouldn’t have…”
“Grandpa, this matter is not your fault.” Shen Junyu said, interrupting Mr. Shen.
Shen Qian’s brows furrowed tightly and he remained silent since entering the ward.
“Dad, you knew this from a long time ago, right?” Shen Junyu stared at Shen Qian closely and said in a deep voice, “My mother’s illness has never recovered. She has been taking medicine. You knew this, right?”
As soon as these words came out, except for Shen Qian, the faces of everyone present changed, especially Mr. Shen, who looked shocked.
“I saw my mother taking medicine before, so I secretly took a few pills to the hospital for evaluation while she was not paying attention. The doctor said those medicines are for treating depression and schizophrenia.” Shen Junyu said word by word, looking at Shen Qian, his eyes screamed blame.
Shen Qian looked at his unconscious wife lying on the bed quietly, with pity and distress in his eyes. Yunrong could not hide it after all.
“Yes, your mother’s illness has never gotten better. She has been ill since the second year after she adopted Shen Xitong, but she didn’t let me tell you. She has been suffering alone.”
He even thought at one time when Chu Yunrong refused, of retiring from the army to take care of his wife. But she said that as long as Qinglan didn’t come back for a day, she would not commit suicide. She would live well and wait for her daughter to come back to her.
But in the end, Shen Qinglan came back, but Chu Yunrong’s illness became worse. Sometimes Shen Qian looked at his wife in pain, and he felt heartbroken but could do nothing.
“Dad, do you know what you are doing? The most important thing for curing a disease like this is the company and encouragement of your family, but do you know how much mother had to endure because of your concealment?”
Shen Junyu was very angry and looked at Shen Qian with his eyes filled with fire, and his usual gentle and elegant look was nowhere to be seen.
“Shen Qian, you did wrong.” Mr. Shen said to Shen Qian, very dissatisfied with Shen Qian and Chu Yunrong’s approach. If they could know Chu Yunrong’s true condition earlier, then maybe her illness wouldn’t have turned so serious, it even might have been cured long ago.
Mr. Shen also regretted saying such harsh words today. If he didn’t provoke Chu Yunrong, would she still be fine?
Shen Qinglan and Fu Hengyi stood aside without speaking. She looked at the pale woman on the bed. For some reason, she suddenly remembered the way she clung to her like a little tail when she was very young.
“Yunrong… is actually a good mother.” Shen Qian looked at his wife with gentle eyes, “Actually, I was the one who did the wrong thing.” But Chu Yunrong had to bear the consequences alone.
“Qinglan, your mother has always felt deeply guilty for losing you.” Shen Qian looked at Shen Qinglan and said warmly, “She has been waiting for you to come back, and she waited for you even when she went crazy. During the most severe period of her depression, she tried to commit suicide. If she hadn’t been discovered in time, I’m afraid your mother would have died long ago. But since then, her mood has been very low, and she may not speak a word for several days. I invited many doctors to treat her, and finally I decided to follow the doctor’s advice and adopt Shen Xitong for her spiritual sustenance. The doctor hypnotized her and suggested to her that Shen Xitong is you, her biological daughter. Then only her illness started slowly getting better.”
Everyone except Shen Qinglan and Fu Hengyi knew about this past. Shen Junyu and Mr. Shen were filled with sadness when they thought about those days. Chu Yunrong, in those days when Shen Qinglan was lost, was always frantically searching. As long as she was awake, she would keep looking for her daughter outside. However, no matter how hard they searched, Shen Qinglan was never found. As the days passed, Chu Yunrong became thinner and thinner, and she was so haggard that only her skin and bones were left. Then one day, Shen Qian came back from outside and found that Chu Yunrong had tried to commit suicide.
Although she was rescued, she was almost disabled and her spiritual world had collapsed. Shen Qian found many psychiatrists to treat Chu Yunrong, and finally accepted doctor’s method of adopting a child.
As a result, a year later, Chu Yunrong suddenly woke up and realized that Shen Xitong was not her daughter. Her daughter was still not found. Her spiritual world almost collapsed again. Shen Qian had no choice but to take Chu Yunrong out to live for a while, and then find a doctor for Chu Yunrong.
Because Chu Yunrong didn’t want her family to know, Shen Qian kept it a secret until Chu Yunrong could live a normal life before returning to the compound to live with everyone. During that time, Shen Qian’s career was on the rise. Shen Qian gave up a great promotion opportunity because of Chu Yunrong’s illness, otherwise Shen Qian’s position would probably be even higher now.
“Actually, your mother is carrying a heavy pain in her heart, especially after you came back. We lost you for ten years and searched for you for ten years. However, in ten years, there had been many changes, and when we met again, you had changed completely. We didn’t even understand how to get along with you. I am a failed father. I have not fulfilled my responsibilities as a father, but your mother, she is not a failed mother. She has always loved you, maybe because she was hypnotized too many times, in her subconscious, she sees Shen Xitong as her biological daughter, the daughter she gave birth to after ten months of pregnancy, but when she is awake, she remembers that you are the daughter she has forgotten. This kind of suffering makes her sicker instead of getting better, it has become more serious. Recently, she has started to see a psychiatrist again and undergo psychotherapy, just to help herself recover as soon as possible, and fulfil her responsibilities as a mother. Qinglan, if you still blame your mother in your heart, then please forgive her, the person who caused all this situation is actually me, your father.”
In the ward, Shen Qinglan stared at Chu Yunrong’s quiet face, her eyes were closed tightly, and she looked like she was asleep. Now, what came to her mind was exactly what Shen Qian said to her before leaving.
The doctor said that the reason why Chu Yunrong was unconscious was not due to physical reasons, but because she had closed her heart and was unwilling to wake up. As long as she was unwilling to wake up for a day, she would remain in a coma.
Shen Junyu and the others had already left, and even Fu Hengyi also left. It was Shen Qinglan who asked for it, and only Chu Yunrong and Shen Qinglan were left in the ward. At Shen Qinglan’s feet, there was a yellow rosewood box, which was specially sent to her by Shen Qian just now, saying it was hers.
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