It was late at night, and the villa was brightly lit.
Qi Jinran walked in quickly and found Chen Zhiming sitting on the sofa yawning, obviously having waited for him for a while.
“How is he” Qi Jinran glanced at the bedroom.
“The fever is a bit severe, almost thirty-nine degrees.
But there are no other symptoms, so its not a big problem.
After taking some antipyretics, he should be fine tomorrow.” After Chen Zhiming finished speaking, he looked at him in surprise.
“I say, werent you in City B Why did you come back so soon”
Qi Jinran didnt answer his question and went straight to the master bedroom.
Pushing the door open, he saw Wen Yuan lying on the bed.
The boy who had always been full of vigor and life was extremely weak.
Most of his face was buried in the soft pillow, his eyes were half closed, and there were two smears of sickness on his pale cheeks.
Qi Jinran has never seen Wen Yuan sick.
At least since he had met Wen Yuan, the boy has always been healthy and active, as if he had endless energy.
Suddenly seeing Wen Yuan so weak and powerless, he seemed to have been stabbed in the chest by something.
Sitting on the edge of the bed, Qi Jinran reached out and touched Wen Yuans cheek, and then probed the temperature of his forehead.
Wen Yuan, who was half asleep, seemed to sense something and opened his eyes slightly.
Is he dreaming Why did Qi Jinran sit by his bed Didnt he go on a business trip to another province…
He was feverish all over.
His reason was burned into confusion, his mind was a mess, and he couldnt think clearly.
He blinked hard, trying to see Qi Jinrans face, but his eyelids became heavier and heavier, and finally he closed his eyes sleepily.
“This is the effect of the antipyretic.
Its normal to be drowsy.” Chen Zhiming leaned against the door and looked at the person in the bedroom with his arms crossed.
“You dont have to worry too much.”
He had never seen Qi Jinran care so much about anyone before.
“Well, just in case, you can stay here at night.
Just stay in Ding Hes room.”
“No, its just a small cold, theres really no need-” Before he finished speaking, he saw Qi Jinrans cold eyes.
Scratching his nose helplessly, he laughed awkwardly, and swallowed the rest of the words back in his stomach.
“Okay, okay, Ill stay here for one night.
You can call me anytime if you have anything.” Chen Zhiming yawned sleepily, adjusted his glasses, and went to the room at the other end of the corridor.
In the bedroom.
Qi Jinran took off his coat and hung it on the side.
Rolling up his sleeves, he moved the sofa chair, and sat beside the bed to guard Wen Yuan.
Xue Rong made a late-night snack and brought it in.
He ate a couple of bites and put down the bowls and chopsticks.
He rushed over from City B in a hurry.
In fact, he was very tired, but when he saw Wen Yuan who was ill, his heart flipped up and down.
Not to mention sleeping, he didnt even have an appetite to eat.
At about one oclock in the morning, Qi Jinran took Wen Yuans body temperature again.
It had dropped below 38 degrees, and his forehead was no longer so hot.
His gloomy face finally got better, and he lay down beside Wen Yuan.
Early in the morning, Wen Yuan opened his eyes to see Qi Jinrans sleeping face.
The man fell asleep facing him without taking off the clothes on his body.
His black hair fell sloppily, his delicate and handsome face was a little pale, and there was a faint black and blue shadows under the corners of his eyes.
Wen Yuan thought he was still dreaming, so he couldnt help reaching out and touched Qi Jinrans face.
Its warm… Jinran really came home!
Wen Yuan hurriedly sat up and wanted to help cover him in the quilt, but as soon as he moved, Qi Jinran woke up.
The mans thick long eyelashes fluttered, and the black eyes that were not yet awake were somewhat lazy.
“Lie down and dont move.” He pressed Wen Yuans arm across the quilt, sat up by himself, and went to the bedside to touch the thermometer.
“Lets see if your fever has subsided.”
“It should be gone, I feel fine now.” Wen Yuan had a vague impression of what happened last night.
He remembered that he came home dizzy and lay on the sofa, his whole body was sore and weak, and then he started to have a fever, or it seemed like he had a fever.
Chen came and fed him antipyretics… As for when Qi Jinran came back, he had no idea at all.
“Jinran, didnt you go to City B to discuss a project Why did you come back” Wen Yuan was puzzled.
Qi Jinran didnt say a word as he took his temperature.
When he saw the 36.8, his frown loosened slightly.
“I came back after the meeting.” Qi Jinran put the thermometer aside and asked him again, “Are you uncomfortable elsewhere”
Wen Yuan touched his flat stomach and smiled awkwardly.
“No, Im just a little hungry.”
Qi Jinran smiled helplessly.
“You lie down first.
Ill let Sister Xue make breakfast.”
He was about to turn to leave, but was stopped by Wen Yuan.
The boy looked at him with dark and clear eyes, and said cautiously, “Jinran, are you still mad at me I shouldnt have asked you that night, sorry.”
“Im not mad at you.” Qi Jinran whispered.
He just hated his low self-esteem and cowardice…
Hearing his answer, Wen Yuans whole face brightened.
He clenched the quilt on the bed overjoyed, and said with a smile, “There is a basketball game at school the day after tomorrow.
Our department is playing against the School of Architecture, Jinran, do you want to watch it”
“Are you going to play” Qi Jinran has seen his jersey in the closet, and estimated that Wen Yuan will also participate.
“Well, Im the main force.” Wen Yuan nodded.
“Take care of your body first and then talk about it.” Qi Jinran was expressionless, but his tone was forceful.
“Otherwise, theres no need to discuss.
I wont go to the game, and you wont be able to participate.”
“Oh, okay.” Wen Yuan was secretly happy in his heart.
Does that mean that when he plays, Jinran will come watch If so, he has to get better soon.
It was probably because Qi Jinrans appearance really had some magic power.
By noon, Wen Yuan was alive and kicking, eating two big bowls of rice with a ruddy face, and no one could tell how sick he was yesterday.
In the afternoon, Wen Yuan wanted to go out for a walk, but before he reached the gate, he was stopped by Qi Jinran.
The mans voice was low and his tone was unquestionable.
“Its windy outside, dont go out.
Be careful of catching a cold again.”
Wen Yuan found that Qi Jinran seemed to be particularly fond of him recently.
He worriedly said, “But Im so bored at home, I want to go out for a walk.”
“If youre bored, come help me sort out the books.” Qi Jinran put down these words, turned around and walked upstairs.
Wen Yuan couldnt refuse, so he followed him to the study.
Qi Jinran wanted to sort out the new books he bought recently, and pack some older ones for storage.
“Jinran, have you read all these books” Wen Yuan couldnt help but feel a little emotional when he looked at the bookcases and books in the room.
“Almost all of them.
I bought two sets, one for reading and one for collecting.” Qi Jinran put a new book in the bookcase.
His study is almost like a small library.
All the shelves are numbered, and books are all categorized and clearly organized.
Moreover, he did not ask the housekeeper to help him, and did almost all of it by himself.
“Then your knowledge is too profound.
Unlike me, I want to sleep whenever I read a book.” Wen Yuan scratched his hair embarrassedly.
“That box of books, you organize yourself.” Qi Jinran pointed to a cardboard box by the window.
Wen Yuan followed his line of sight to find it, and then bent over curiously to open the cardboard box.
When he saw the books inside, his eyes suddenly lit up.
It turned out to be a variety of well-known baking books in the industry, as well as some masters edition baking cheats that he had never seen before!
Seeing these books, Wen Yuan was so moved that he didnt know what to do.
With watery black eyes, he looked up at Qi Jinran.
There seemed to be countless stars twinkling in his eyes.
“Jinran, thank you.”
“Its nothing, there were some online promotions, so I bought them.” Qi Jinran didnt mention that he bought these books after two afternoons of selection.
One of the books was just published in France and there was no Chinese translation, so he directly bought the English version.
Anyway, if Wen Yuan doesnt understand, he can ask him.
Seeing Wen Yuans bright eyes flashing with joy, Qi Jinran restrained the urge to press the boy into his arms.
His voice was a little hoarse.
5 is empty, it hasnt been labeled yet.
You can put your books over there.”
“Okay, Ill start right away.” Wen Yuan happily started to be busy.
The two stayed in the study room for an afternoon.
Wen Yuan helped Qi Jinran sort out materials, update book catalogs, and change old book covers.
He enjoyed all these trivial things.
The reason may be that he is happy to be with Qi Jinran and to do anything.
Both of them went to bed early that night.
After Wen Yuan finished washing up, he found that Qi Jinran was already lying on the bed, with his eyes closed.
His handsome face was slightly tired.
Distressed, he got up on the bed carefully, and lay down beside him.
He turned off the headlights in the room, leaving only the dimly yellow table lamp on the bedside.
In the silent night, he whispered to the person next to him, “Jinran.”
Qi Jinran seemed to be asleep and did not respond to him.
Wen Yuan propped up his body, licked his lips unconsciously, and looked at Qi Jinrans face.
I really want to kiss him… secretly kiss him, he shouldnt be found out
Thinking of this, Wen Yuan held his breath, leaned over very carefully, and gently kissed Qi Jinrans mouth.
He blushed after stealing a kiss, and felt that he was really shameless.
Quickly turning off the lamp, he buried his head in the quilt, and tried to pretend that nothing had happened.
He didnt know that, in the darkness, the eyelashes of the man he thought had fallen asleep trembled, and the corners of his lips curved slightly.
Hehe, secret kisses arent so secret.
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