Chapter 2584: No Need to Come Back Tonight
“I came to buy a raw jade material mountain in City Rui. I found one after searching for a long time today, when I heard gunshots on my way back. After observing for a while, I saw Jinchen and your other comrades. So I joined them and helped them catch those criminals. I heard that you were also here, so I came along with them,” said Gu Ning with a smile.
“Alright, are you tired? Have you eaten?” Leng Shaoting asked with concern. Gu Ning had searched for jade for so long, so he was afraid that she might be hungry and tired.
“I’m not and I’ve eaten.” Gu Ning replied. Although they had been boyfriend and girlfriend for a long time, it was still sweet that they cared about each other.
“Well!” At this time, Si Ming coughed lightly and interrupted them. “If you want to talk so sweetly, why don’t you do it in private? Please don’t do it in front of us. It hurts.”
Si Ming hoped that the loving couple could think about his feelings.
Leng Shaoting rolled his eyes at him. Although he wanted to have a private conversation with Gu Ning as well, it wasn’t the right time for it. There was an important issue waiting for him to deal with, and Gu Ning’s friend was there too. He couldn’t just leave a young girl with a large group of men.
Even though the girl would be safe, it was rude.
“Wait for me for a while. I need to deal with this issue first. Then we can go to the city center together,” said Leng Shaoting. Now that they had already caught the criminals, Xu Jinchen and the others needed to bring them back to their base. It wasn’t Leng Shaoting’s duty to punish those criminals. Each member of the Red Flame had the power and abilities to handle it.
“Sure.” Gu Ning nodded, then Leng Shaoting went into the house.
Baili Zongxue was blocked at the door by Gu Ning and Leng Shaoting, so she didn’t get out of the car until they had walked away.
After Baili Zongxue got out of the car, she said to Gu Ning, “Gu Ning, I’ll go back to the hotel when we arrive at the city center later. I think I should leave you to have some time with your fiancé. You don’t need to worry about me. I’ll be fine alone. You don’t need to come back tonight. You can just call me to go to the raw jade material market tomorrow.”
Baili Zongxue understood that Gu Ning and Leng Shaoting needed some private time, so she said that she wanted to be alone.
“Of course.” Gu Ning replied. She was indeed a little embarrassed to mention that, so she accepted Baili Zongxue’s kindness since Baili Zongxue said it before her.
Five minutes later, Leng Shaoting walked out. When he was out again, he had already cleaned the print on his face and put on a casual suit.
Although Baili Zongxue had seen Leng Shaoting’s photos before, this was the first time that she had ever seen him in real life.
To be honest, she was already amazed by Leng Shaoting when she saw his photos, but now she found out that he was even more attractive than in his photos.
Gu Ning’s fiancé was extraordinarily handsome, but Gu Ning was stunning too, so they were a perfect couple.
Even though Baili Zongxue was amazed, she didn’t lose her manners or show much excitement. She was very honest, because it was Gu Ning’s fiancé. If it was just a stranger, she might think further after being amazed.
However, Leng Shaoting was too powerful, making Baili Zongxue feel slightly stressed when she saw him, so she didn’t dare to look at him for long.
“Hi, Miss Baili.” Leng Shaoting greeted Baili Zongxue. Although he always kept a distance from other people, it didn’t mean thar he forgot his manners.
“Hi, Mr. Leng.” Baili Zongxue immediately replied.
“Um, can you leave with us now?” Gu Ning understood Leng Shaoting would make the arrangements, but she was still worried. She didn’t want to cause any trouble for him.
“Sure, we already caught the criminals. They can deal with them,” said Leng Shaoting. He knew his duty very well.
“Great!” Gu Ning was relieved.
After that, they left together.
Because there were no extra cars, they could only use qinggong to go to a place in a suburb to catch a taxi.
Using qinggong, they quickly reached a suburb of City Rui. Then they walked to the road and stopped a taxi after about five minutes. Without delay, they went straight to the hotel where Gu Ning and Baili Zongxue stayed.
It was nearly 10 pm now, but it wasn’t too late, so Baili Zongxue went into the hotel first when they arrived. Gu Ning and Leng Shaoting booked a room first, then went out to have a walk.
When they walked along the street hand in hand, passers-by gave them a glance once in a while, because they were too beautiful to ignore.
“Is it done? When will you leave?” Leng Shaoting asked Gu Ning.
“Not yet, I met someone who knew me when I went to buy raw jade materials the other day. Out of jealousy, he told other people that I’ve cut out three pieces of jade from only five raw jade materials in City Teng. He wanted to see me chased away, but the owner of that store, the heir of the Kang family which is one of the three major jade business families in City Rui, heard us. He proposed to have a competition with me. After I defeated him, he invited me to share a meal. He wanted to make friends with me. And because I had the idea to do business here, I agreed.”
“Then he asked me for help. He told me that his father is lying in bed sick. His uncle wants to steal his family’s business through a stone-gambling competition. He was afraid that he would lose. After knowing that I can cut out three pieces of jade from five raw jade materials, he had a competition with me to confirm that I’m better than him. He said that if I can help him win the competition against his uncle, he’ll give me a hundred million yuan, but I don’t want money. I want something else, so I told him to help me acquire a mountain and the right of exploitation using his connections in the government.”
“In order to prove my abilities, I left six raw jade materials to him and told him to cut them open. There were four pieces of jade inside. One is at low level, two at middle-high level, and one at top-level. He didn’t think much then, so he cut them open publicly. Unfortunately, his uncle learned about it and forbade him to have a helper. However, visitors can watch the game tomorrow, so I’ll use my Jade Eyes to see which raw jade materials contain jade and I’ll tell him in messages.”
“It isn’t done yet, but I think he’s a good man. He directly took me to see the deputy director of the Bureau of Land and Resources today. I got the permission, so I took Baili Zongxue to see the mountains. After searching for hours, I finally found a mountain containing raw jade materials. Then I coincidentally met Jinchen and the others on our way back,” said Gu Ning.
“I’ll go to help Mr. Kang with the competition tomorrow morning, and finish the formalities in the afternoon. I’ll leave the day after tomorrow. How about you? Is your job done here?” asked Gu Ning.