After taking a battle bath, and changing into a white hooded sweater and light-colored jeans, Wen Yuan flew downstairs.
His heart beat wildly seeing Qi Jinran standing in the shadow of the sycamore tree, with his tall, handsome profile.
It was like experiencing his first love again.
“Jinran, lets go.” Wen Yuan ran to him with a smile.
“What do you want to eat at night Shall we eat near the school There are many delicious restaurants here.”
“Im fine with anything.
What do you want to eat”
Their heights and appearance are extremely outstanding, and attracted the attention of many passersby.
Wen Yuan felt countless eyes scrutinizing them secretly, and couldnt help smiling.
“Jinran, you must have been very popular when you were at T University.
There should be many girls chasing you”
Qi Jinrans black eyes flickered, but he didnt answer the question.
When he was studying at T University, there were indeed many girls chasing him, as well as boys.
Its just that once those people found out that his right leg was disabled, most of them were discouraged.
Coupled with his indifference and alienation, few people could persist.
There was only one girl who chased after him for half a year.
He was busy preparing for the architectural model competition and had no time to think about other things, so he politely rejected the other party.
He originally thought that this matter would be finished, but he didnt expect to pass the playground one night and hear her talking with her best friend.
“Qi Jinran is really like a stone, no matter how hot he is… its annoying…”
“If you cant catch up, stop chasing, what do you want And no matter how good he is, he is still a disabled person.
You dont really want to be with a disabled person, do you”
Seriously, I just thought his face is good-looking and his family background is good.
After all, he is a T alumni, and has a lot of face.
Fortunately, he rejected me… Otherwise, if my parents knew that I was in a relationship with a disabled person, theyd kill me!”
“Hahahahaha, then you escaped disaster.
Lets go, lets celebrate!”
“Jinran, Jinran” Seeing Qi Jinran looking at the playground not far away lost in thought, Wen Yuan couldnt help tugging at his sleeve.
“I said lets go eat Hunan cuisine, okay”
Qi Jinran pulled away from his memory.
His dark eyes became clear and bright again, and he raised the corners of his mouth by a hair.
Wen Yuan met the teacher of his English writing class, a kind old lady in her 60s with glasses and silver hair, near the school gate.
“Hello, Professor Wu.” Wen Yuan quickly greeted the old lady.
The old lady gave a soft “en” and looked extremely surprised when she turned to the man beside him.
“Jinran” The old lady has been teaching at T University for more than 20 years, and Qi Jinran also took her class back then.
She was very impressed by this student who could write cursive English characters and perfect compositions.
“Professor Wu, what a coincidence.” Qi Jinran also had an impression of her.
The old lady wrote him the recommendation letter when he was going abroad.
“You should retire at this age, why are you still in school” Qi Jinran was a little puzzled.
“I came back from retirement.
I couldnt stay idle at home, so I came back to teach.” Teacher Wu looked at him with a smile.
“Jinran, you are so busy, how do you have time to return”
Qi Jinran smiled.
“Its not too busy.
I heard that there is a basketball game, and came back to take a look.”
Teacher Wu nodded, looked at him with satisfaction, remembered something, and said enthusiastically, “Jinran, thats right, how are you Are you married”
She has a distant niece who has just been admitted to a postgraduate degree at T University.
She has nothing to say about her family background or appearance.
If Qi Jinran isnt married, she really wants to introduce the two of them.
Qi Jinran glanced at Wen Yuan next to him and said with a light smile.
“Im already married.”
Teacher Wu showed a surprised look on her face, and said with a smile, “Very good, which girl is so lucky”
Qi Jinran blinked, and said softly, “Its not a girl.”
The old lady has also stayed abroad, and is more open-minded.
When she heard that Qi Jinran married the same-sex, there was a moment of astonishment on her face, but she quickly regained her calm.
“Thats fine, as long as you have a suitable companion.
You child, you were too lonely when you were studying and didnt want to make friends.
Now that you have a family, I am relieved.” The old lady finished.
Seeing Wen Yuan standing stupidly beside him, she couldnt help say, “Wen Yuan, your handwriting is like a crab.
Buy two English copybooks when you have time, copy them carefully, or ask Jinran for advice.
His English writing is better than mine.”
“Okay, Professor Wu.” Wen Yuan replied obediently.
The old lady thought for a while, looked at Qi Jinrans face, but still couldnt hold back her curiosity, “Jinran, where is your marriage partner What is he doing”
Qi Jinran smiled, “He is also a student of T University.”
“Ah,” The old ladys eyes flashed with great surprise.
“Tell me, maybe I know him.”
“You do know… because he also takes your writing class.
You asked him to ask for advice from me just now.”
Hearing Qi Jinrans words, the old lady was at a loss for a few seconds, then looked at Wen Yuan beside them in extreme shock.
“So you—” She thought the two children were just friends walking together.
She never expected them to be married!
“Xiao Yuan and I have already obtained the certificate.
The wedding will be held at the end of the month.
I will also send you an invitation at that time.
You are welcome to attend.” Qi Jinrans tone was respectful.
The lively and outgoing Wen Yuan is actually with the quiet and reserved Qi Jinran These two children have completely different personalities.
Although she was very surprised and puzzled, the old lady still maintained a good demeanor and a calm expression in front of them.
“Okay, then Ill congratulate the two of you first.” The old lady said with a smile, and turned to Wen Yuan again, “Xiao Wen, since you are married to Jinran, you should learn from him.
I hope to see your handwriting improve by the end of the term, okay”
Before Wen Yuan could speak, Qi Jinran had already answered for him.
“Professor Wu, dont worry, I will supervise him.”
Wen Yuan wanted to cry without tears.
When the old lady was far away, he let out a light breath and looked at Qi Jinran tentatively.
“Jinran, you told Professor Wu just now that you would supervise me Its really hard to practice English…”
“Its not a courtesy.” Qi Jinran stepped forward and motioned for him to follow, “Ill buy you a copybook when you go back.
You start with the 26 English letters and copy them carefully.”
He grabbed Qi Jinrans sleeve and looked at him pitifully.
“But Im so busy every day and dont have time to practice calligraphy.
And my English characters have been ugly since I was in elementary school.
I really cant write well.
“How do you know if you havent tried” Qi Jinran glanced at him.
Seeing the boys dark puppy eyes, he couldnt help soften his tone a bit.
“It wont take up a lot of your time, dont worry.”
“Thats what you said.” Wen Yuan smiled happily and wished he could record his words.
After having dinner at a Hunan restaurant near T University, the two returned to Shuixieju together.
As soon as he walked to the courtyard of the villa, Wen Yuan saw an unwelcome figure.
Ning Shu leaned in front of a white Maserati and looked at the two of them quietly.
“Jinran, Ive been waiting for you for a long time.
Qi Jinran put Wen Yuan behind him and stepped forward, staring at him with dark eyes.
Restrained anger and impatience were written all over his face.
“What are you doing here Didnt I make it very clear last time at the Emgrand”
Ning Shu smiled mirthlessly at himself.
He also knew that he shouldnt have come, but he was still a little unwilling.
He had to come here to see the love between the two with his own eyes, and only then could he believe that Qi Jinran no longer had him in his heart.
“Im not here to disturb your peaceful life.
Its just that I have something left here, and I wanted to come back and get it.”
“What” Qi Jinran remembers clearly that when he broke up with Ning Shu, he asked the housekeeper to take everything related to Ning Shu and throw it out.
How could there still be something here
“I once painted you a picture, do you remember” Ning Shu clenched his fists with a faint glimmer of hope in his eyes.
“I always thought that you kept it because you couldnt forget me.
Otherwise, why didnt the housekeeper give me that painting back”
Qi Jinran showed a somewhat dazed expression.
He did remember the painting, and recalled throwing it into a cardboard box and asking the housekeeper to deal with it along with the rest.
It was impossible for it to be here.
“Your painting is indeed here.” Wen Yuan stepped forward and looked at Ning Shu lightly.
“I think it was because the painting on the portrait was of Jinran, so the housekeeper couldnt bear to throw it away.”
“Not possible!” Ning Shu didnt want to accept this reality, and looked at Wen Yuan coldly.
“Dont deceive yourself.
Jinran keeps that painting because Im still in his heart!”
Qi Jinran didnt argue with Ning Shu.
He called the housekeeper directly, and let him explain what happened back then.
When asked about the painting in the utility room, the butlers tone was obviously a little unnatural.
“Master, this matter is my fault.
I originally wanted to throw away the painting, but the painting on it is of you and also Mr.
I was too rash, sorry.”
Hearing the housekeepers explanation, the last trace of life on Ning Shus face faded.
His pale lips trembled and he took a step back involuntarily.
Does he have to come here In the end, it was just another humiliation, and his last bit of self-esteem in front of Qi Jinran was completely wiped out.
Soon, the housekeeper took out the painting from the utility room, wrapped it in newspaper, and handed it to Ning Shu.
Ning, Im really sorry.
Its all my fault.
This is your work.
When the young master asked me to throw it away, I should have returned it to you.
Im really sorry.”
Holding the painting with a pale face, Ning Shu turned and got into his car.
Qi Jinran called the guard at the gate with a tone of obvious anger, “Why did you let him in Do the residents here still have privacy”
Qi Jinran didnt bother to listen to the guards words, and said coldly, “There is no next time,” and simply hung up the phone.
Ning Shus Maserati has already driven away.
Wen Yuan watched the rear of his car completely disappear from his sight, and couldnt help but let out a sigh of relief.
Ning Shu guessed that he would never have imagined that when he made such a fuss, he directly solved the long-standing grudge in his heart.
He had suffered for a few days earlier because of that painting.
Back then, he thought that Qi Jinran was not able to forget Ning Shu, and didnt expect the truth to be like this.
“Xiao Yuan, youre not angry, are you” Seeing Wen Yuan standing there without speaking, Qi Jinran felt a little uneasy.
“You have seen that painting, havent you”
“En.” Wen Yuan replied lightly.
“Once I was putting away the old oven, I accidentally saw it in the utility room.
Anyway, its all over, its nothing.”
Qi Jinran looked at him walking up the steps, as if he didnt care, and suddenly his heart was slightly sour.
He followed, walking behind Wen Yuan, his voice low as he asked-
“Did it bother you when you saw that painting”
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