Volume 10 – Chapter 2: Temporary Close (Part 1)
Returning to the magazine publisher early in the morning, Ren Ziling had a gloomy expression as if there were dark clouds on her.
Employees familiar with this deputy editor could feel that the temperature in the entire office suddenly dropped by three degrees after Ren Ziling returned.
This situation had caused many employees to try to guess what happened to Ren Ziling.
“Menses,” Editor Jia affirmed.
“Yup, menses.” Editor B felt somewhat reasonable.
“Yes, I also guess that she has her menses too. Let’s be careful~!” Scheming Boy reminded the crowd.
Sitting at the desk in her personal office, Ren Ziling took a pile of documents from the drawer and slammed them on the desk hard.
Li Zi, who was eating finger biscuits , blinked. Of course, with her sharp ears, she could hear the employees’ conversations in the lobby through the vent, “Is it really menses?”
Ren Ziling stared at Li Zi fiercely.
Li Zi had some guesses in her mind and immediately said, “Sister Ren, Luo Qiu didn’t go to the hotel last night? Did he go home directly?”
She was aware of Ren Ziling’s stubbornness to have a grandson. After all, Ren Ziling had made her go and booked the hotel room.
“No, he didn’t come back home that night!” Ren Ziling was expressionless, but this was a sign before the volcano eruption.
Li Zi was frightened and said hesitantly, “Isn’t that good? He didn’t come back for the night. The deed is probably done! Congratulations, Sister Ren!”
“It’s not just that he didn’t come back last night. He won’t be back for a long time!” Ren Ziling’s voice became even more indifferent.
Li Zi knew that this was the state of Ren Ziling’s anger hitting the tipping point and subconsciously swallowed her saliva. She quickly stuffed her food into her mouth, “Why… why?”
Ren Ziling suddenly sighed. Her irritated face suddenly turned into a worried look. She shook her head and said, “I don’t know. This kid woke me up by a phone call in the morning but told me something happened. He has to accompany You Ye back to her hometown to deal with it. He won’t be back in a short time. If the time is too rushed, he will attend the British school from there! Maybe he won’t be able to come back until the summer break next year!”
Li Zi counted with her fingers, “Wow, that’s a long time! No wonder Sister Ren, you are angry!”
“You’re right!” Ren Ziling was irritated at this time. She evolved into an angry middle-aged woman who complained incessantly, criticizing Luo Qiu, “Does this kid still take me to his heart? He leaves just like that. There is no accountability at all!”
Li Zi blinked her eyes and suddenly said, “But Sister Ren, Luo Qiu is an adult already, right? He has the right to make his decisions.”
Ren Ziling was startled. Her lips moved as if she wanted to refute it.
Li Zi bit her ladyfinger biscuit, “You can’t protect him forever.”
“I know…” Ren Ziling sighed heartbrokenly, “From the moment he told me that he is going to study abroad, I knew this day would come. I didn’t expect… What should I do in the future?”
It was too sudden, and things were unprepared. Li Zi was clear about Ren Ziling’s care for Luo Qiu. It was like treating her son or her younger brother, who hadn’t grown up. How could Ren Ziling accept this sudden change?
“Sister Ren, I will be with you!” Li Zi smiled brightly.
Ren Ziling suddenly stared, “Can you wash my clothes? Can you cook for me? Can you buy me shampoo and shower gel!? Can you clean my house!”
Li Zi stopped chewing the food in her mouth. It was so abrupt. She couldn’t help but feel bad for Luo Qiu for three seconds before bursting into laughter.
“I’ve decided!” Ren Ziling took a deep breath at this time, hit the table with both hands, and stood up.
Li Zi was taken aback.
“I’ve decided! I want to quit!” Ren Ziling clenched her fists. Then, her eyes burst out with great excitement, “I want to go abroad too! Yes! I want to become an international reporter! As a reporter, I didn’t set a goal to become a Pulitzer Prize winner! What a failure!”
Li Zi thought it was good for Ren Ziling to have such ambitions and immediately asked curiously, “Sister Ren, what is your English level?”
“Do not mind the details!”
The veterinary hospital was suddenly crowded.
In the hospital, among the overcrowded patients, a butterfly-like figure was walking back and forth. Of course, the figure was indeed a rare butterfly.
“Pianju, my waist hurts~”
“Oh! Uncle Weasel can massage it for you! How about now? Is it better?”
(TN: Uncle is a term of respect for older man rather than actual relative)
“Oh! My leg! I don’t know what’s going on! My leg has cramps! It hurts so badly! It hurts me to death! Little Butterfly, please have a look! Ouch!“
“Ah! Uncle Toad, wait, I’ll come over right away! How are you?”
“Ahem! Ahem! My chest hurts! It hurts! It hurts me to death!”
“Wait, I’ll rub it for you right away!”
The place was hectic. Long Xiruo looked at Luo Pianju’s busy figure right now. Why doesn’t this girl realize that none of these dudes are sick?
Long Xiruo couldn’t help but sigh. Many things happened last night that she forgot to tell Luo Pianju that she didn’t need to open the place as usual. Luo Pianju, who woke up early, opened the hospital door.
Somehow, a fellow noticed that the little nurse in the veterinary hospital who had disappeared for a long time, demon beast Luo Pianju, had returned. The news spread like a plague in an instant!
“Enough! Get out of here! This place is closed today!” Long Xiruo snorted coldly in front of the demon beasts.
At this moment, all the demon beasts went quiet. The demon beast looked at the small figure and blinked. A chicken demon beast fell directly from the chair at this time. “Luo Painju, it hurts!”
It became so embarrassing…
Long Xiruo did not disclose her identity at this time. Some knew that she was Gui Qianyi’s disciple and had an unclear relationship with Master Long. Very few knew that she was the True Dragon Saintess at this time. Only Mo Xiaofei and Luo Pianju knew that she was the true True Dragon of Divine Land.
But, the public identity couldn’t deter these scoundrels in the demon beast world!
Long Xiruo’s face was ashen at this time. She held the Divine Orb in her palm and draw part of the True Dragon’s power, saying coldly, “Get out of here! No matter whether you are sick or not!”
It was an immense demon beast power!
This was the True Dragon’s real power, bringing significant deterrence to the demon beasts. At this moment, the demon beasts burst into cold sweats, shivering in fear.
“You can’t do this to me! I moved bricks for this hospital!”
“Why don’t you let me treat my sickness here!? I helped during the hospital construction!”
“Little kid, so what if you are Gui Qianyi’s apprentice! You got to know. Old Tortoise has to call me the Third Elder Cousin when he sees me!”