Chapter 245: Wedding Gift
Translator: Noodletown Translated Editor: Noodletown Translated
Ning Zhiyuan mostly saw Huo Mian wearing a baggy loose white coat so he was truly amazed by Huo Mian’s beauty when he saw her in a black, elegant, ladylike dress.
Huo Mian’s hair was not too long and only fell down to her shoulders. To match the dress, she had intentionally put up her hair with a crystal hairpin.
Even though she did not come to the wedding to take the attention away from the bride, she was not about to lose in beauty.
“Congratulations on your wedding,” Huo Mian said as she passed over a red envelope.
Ning Zhiyuan took over the red envelope and placed it into his pocket. Then, he smiled and said, “Thank you.”
Huo Mian nodded and didn’t say much else…
“You are… very beautiful today.” In his mind, Ning Zhiyuan thought that she looked even more gorgeous today than at her university convocation.
But he was too embarrassed to talk about his university days with Huo Mian because back then, their relationship was still pure and untainted.
Huo Mian was just about to speak when Wu Xiaoxue walked out with the help of her two bridesmaids.
She shouted from afar, “Zhiyuan.”
“I’m sorry, excuse me for a moment. Please go in and have a seat.” Ning Zhiyuan quickly scurried towards Wu Xiaoxue’s direction.
Huo Mian turned around to walk towards the door. She did not feel like sitting down to eat and watch the ceremony. It was not that she was jealous, nor that she was unwilling to put the past down…
She only felt that she was not close friends with them to begin with, so why would she waste her time here?
Just as she walked out, she bumped into Director Wu, who was accompanied by his male assistant.
“Huo Mian,” Director Wu greeted.
“Director Wu,” Huo Mian said with a nod.
“Have you gotten accustomed to working at South Side Recuperation Center? I heard that you are doing quite well.”
“Yes, I’ve gotten used to working there, and everyone has taken great care of me.”
“That’s good. When I have time to go there on an inspection tour, I’ll make sure to speak to you alone.”
After saying goodbye to Director Wu, Huo Mian walked out of the hotel and took a deep breath before calling Qin Chu.
“I just came out of Ning Zhiyuan’s wedding.”
“He looks like a bumpkin, there’s no way he can be compared to our Mr. Qin.”
Out of the blue moon, Huo Mian started to flatter Qin Chu… and as the saying goes, ‘flattery will get you anywhere’.
Her words sat well with Qin Chu…
His lips curled in satisfaction. “It’s true that not many can be compared to me.”
“Yes, yes,” Huo Mian agreed with a smile.
“Did you give them the gift money?” Qin Chu asked again.
“Ahem… I did, but I didn’t give him the amount you told me to.” Huo Mian decided to be forthcoming.
“How much did you give them? 300,000 yuan?” Qin Chu thought that she must’ve felt bad, so she gave them more gift money. But even if she gave them 500,000 yuan, it still wouldn’t affect their family’s financial situation.
“How much then? 500,000 yuan? 1 million yuan?” Qin Chu was quite curious of how much she gave her ex.
“T- tw- two… two… two hundred yuan?” Qin Chu repeated, not sure if he heard right.
“Yes, two zero zero. After thinking about it, I can’t bear to give them so much money. Even though you are well-off, that money belongs to us. Why should we give it to Ning Zhiyuan and Wu Xiaoxue? Ning Zhiyuan is just a friend from the university while Wu Xiaoxue is just a colleague I didn’t get along with. My relationship with each of them is worth 100 yuan, so 200 yuan is good enough.”
After hearing her words, Qin Chu chuckled…
“What are you laughing at?” Huo Mian was slightly resigned.
“Good job, honey.” The surprising amount of gift money that Huo Mian gave was quite funny to Qin Chu; it also seemed like Huo Mian truly hated the newlyweds.
After hanging up, the smile on Qin Chu’s lips still remained…
Assistant Yang walked into the office with some documents. When he saw his boss’s bright smile, he immediately asked, “Boss, did something good happen today?”
“Can you share it with me?” Assistant Yang asked as he ran forward, ready to kiss some as*.
Alright, his boss was always so willful, and today was not the first day he acted like this. Good thing that Assistant Yang was used to it already.
When Ning Zhiyuan and Wu Xiaoxue returned to the hotel to count their gift money, Wu Xiaoxue immediately took the red pocket from Ning Zhiyuan’s hands when she saw Huo Mian’s name on it.
“Xiaoxue, what are you doing?”
“I want to see how much money your old lover gave us,” Wu Xiaoxue said mockingly.