2588 Who5s Playing Who at this Game? (8)
“Replace Assistant Yang? I don’t think that’s possible.” Huo Mian laughed.
“I’m serious, Mian. You can’t be too relaxed. Yes, the media exaggerates things but… President Qin really did see Zhang Manlin privately a couple of times. I alone know that he’s seen her three to four times. Plus…” Bella hesitated.
“I really don’t want to make you uncomfortable.”
“Go ahead. It’s okay, I’m not as weak as you think.”
“Plus, when I delivered President Qin his coffee, I saw that he was Wechatting Zhang Manlin. No, wait, he wasn’t Wechatting, he was on Weibo.” Bella searched through her memory.
“Oh, I got it.”
“Sister Mian, knowing is not enough. You can’t just take it time and time again.”
“Then what should I do? Rip into Zhang Manlin? That’s not really my style… I think that’s low.” Huo Mian laughed.
Indeed, she never thought of Zhang Manlin as an enemy. She didn’t even think of the manipulative Song Yishi as her enemy.
“Not rip into Zhang Manlin… but at least make preventative measures.”
“Maybe you can ask the twins to call their dad or something. Get President Qin to spend more time at home, with the kids and with you, or…”
“Continue.” Huo Mian knew that Bella was careful with her words. The latter wasn’t going to say anything without her permission.
“Or you can seize the opportunity and have another baby.”
“Hahaha!” Huo Mian couldn’t help but laugh out loud.
“What are you laughing at? Did I say something wrong?” Bella bit her lips, feeling awkward.
“No, you’re not wrong. I’m just amused by your suggestion.”
“I’m serious. Don’t take this lightly.”
“I know, I’ll remember.”
Huo Mian and Bella continued their chat for a while. In the end, Huo Mian took Bella by the hand and gazed into her eyes. “Bella, you’re not getting any younger. Although Zhixin’s younger than you, I can tell that you like him. Stop worrying about what others might think. Your happiness is yours and this is your life. Zhixin’s my little brother and I watched him grow up. I can’t vouch for anything else but what I can vouch for is his character. He’s definitely a proper and responsible man.”
“Sister Mian, I know.” Bella looked shy.
“Alright, it’s been busy recently. Once this is over, come over to our house for dinner. Meet my mother. If there are no problems then, we’ll make your relationship official. Stop putting it off.”
“We’re not in a hurry. In the meantime, I think we should worry about you and President Qin.”
“President Qin and I are fine. Don’t worry about it. Even if we do have issues, it’ll pass.” Huo Mian was more than confident.
Her words were vague and Bella was more than lost.
After some more chatting, Huo Mian looked out the window. It was getting late so she stood up.
“Sister Mian, why don’t you wait a while? Once President Qin comes back, you can leave together.”
“No, it’s okay. I still need to go to the hospital. There’s an orthopedic surgery happening and I’m kind of worried. I need to check it out.”
“Oh, okay, then, I won’t keep you. Please be careful on the way.”
Qin Chu came back to GK as soon as Huo Mian left, just missing each other.
After Zhang Manlin left the scene in a hurry, Qin Chu had a meeting with a business partner. His day was quite productive.
-At the arrival terminal of C City’s international airport –
“Auntie… Auntie!” Pudding and Little Bean rushed toward Qin Ning at the sight of her.