Translator: EndlessFantasy Translation Editor: EndlessFantasy Translation
&x201C;You do not have to worry so much about it.&x201D;
&x201C;No! My man has suffered such humiliation. I have to deal with the butler right now!&x201D; Jiang Yuning retorted. She was extremely firm and determined to go to the butler&x2019;s house. &x201C;I spent the entire day just thinking about the reasons the butler would humiliate you like that. My heart is aching for you. Do you know how much strength it has taken me to wait for you to finally come back so we can finally confront him?&x201D;
Lu Jingzhi felt a sense of warmth running through his heart with the knowledge that Jiang Yuning cared so much for him. He looked at her and said, &x201C;If you are already so angry and you do not eat, you will only harm your own health.&x201D;
Jiang Yuning looked at Lu Jingzhi who had a serious expression on his face. She finally lifted her head to kiss him on his lips before she gave in to his request. &x201C;Alright then, I will just forgive him for a little while for your sake.&x201D;
The both of them then got out of the car and held hands as they walked back into the villa.
Sister Liang could not help but smile as she saw them walking back into the villa hand-in-hand. All of the young master&x2019;s sacrifices had not been in vain.
&x201C;Why do I feel that Sister Liang is judging me whenever she looks at me?&x201D; Jiang Yuning quietly asked Lu Jingzhi after sitting down on the sofa in the living room.
Lu Jingzhi looked at Jiang Yuning who had a confused expression on her face. He tapped her head gently and said, &x201C;Maybe it is the aftereffect of witnessing the mess you created in the bedrooms last night.&x201D;
&x201C;You are so annoying!&x201D; Jiang Yuning said as she blushed immediately. &x201C;We cannot continue doing that tonight. My legs are still wobbly from last night.&x201D;
&x201C;You were so furious just moments ago and now you are telling me your legs are wobbly?&x201D; Lu Jingzhi teased her.
&x201C;Hey! That is not the same thing at all. No one is allowed to bully you. No one! Not even if it was something that has already happened in the past. I cannot let him get away with humiliating you like that,&x201D; Jiang Yuning said as she held tightly onto Lu Jingzhi&x2019;s hands and looked right into his eyes. &x201C;Did you realize that if the butler had told you the truth about where I had gone then, or if he even had the decency to just inform me that you came looking for me, then we would not have missed out on each other for so many years. My heart aches whenever I think about that fact.&x201D;
Lu Jingzhi lifted Jiang Yuning&x2019;s chin slightly and then kissed her gently on her lips to stop her chattering. He continued kissing her and refused to let go even though Sister Liang was still there.
&x201C;You feel bad for me?&x201D; Lu Jingzhi asked softly after the kiss.
&x201C;My heart is aching,&x201D; Jiang Yuning replied.
After listening to Jiang Yuning&x2019;s reply, Lu Jingzhi could not help but kiss her again. However, Sister Liang suddenly walked into the living room then and said, &x201C;Sir, dinner is ready.&x201D;
Jiang Yuning blushed as she hurriedly buried her face in Lu Jingzhi&x2019;s chest. She was always getting caught by Sister Liang whenever she was intimate with Lu Jingzhi.
Lu Jingzhi put his arms around Jiang Yuning and hugged her tightly. He was in an extremely good mood today. &x201C;Sister Liang, you can get off work now.&x201D;
&x201C;Alright then. Enjoy your dinner.&x201D;
After that, Sister Liang quickly left the living room and packed up to leave the villa. In fact, dinner had already been ready a long time ago and Sister Liang was patiently waiting in the kitchen for the right moment to enter the living room. However, after waiting for a short while, she finally decided that the heat between the couple would never dissipate. She hence finally mustered up the courage to walk into the living room and interrupt the both of them.
&x201C;I will not be intimate with you in front of Sister Liang again in the future,&x201D; Jiang Yuning said as she placed her hands against her flushing cheeks. She tried to pull away from Lu Jingzhi&x2019;s embrace, only to be pulled back into his arms once again.
The both of them then headed to the kitchen to eat their dinner. Jiang Yuning was about to take the seat right next to Lu Jingzhi but before she could do so, Lu Jingzhi pulled her closer to him and sat her down on his lap.
Jiang Yuning started blushing again as soon as she was in contact with Lu Jingzhi&x2019;s warm body. She quickly stood up and took the seat right next to Lu Jingzhi. &x201C;How are we ever going to finish our dinner like this? We still need to head out later.&x201D;
Lu Jingzhi laughed as he stared at his empty lap. The night was still young, so they still had plenty of time anyway.
The young couple finally finished their dinner an hour later. They then walked out of the villa hand-in-hand before getting into the car again.
Lu Jingzhi did not allow his bodyguards or driver to follow them as this was a private trip. He drove the car to the vicinity where the Jiang family used to live. The butler had not moved from his home even after so many years, but Jiang Yuning had not known this previously as she never had any reason to contact him. Therefore, after the Jiang family lost their status, Jiang Yuning had never contacted the butler.
&x201C;It is the house directly in front of us,&x201D; Lu Jingzhi told Jiang Yuning as soon as he stopped the car.
&x201C;I will meet him by myself,&x201D; Jiang Yuning quickly told Lu Jingzhi. &x201C;Do not worry, I will scream if there is any danger.&x201D;
&x201C;Why don&x2019;t you want me to accompany you?&x201D;
&x201C;I do not want you to be reminded of that depressing time when you met him. I do not want you to be reminded of any unpleasant memories that you may have of him,&x201D; Jiang Yuning replied firmly. Jiang Yuning then got out of the car and walked across the small lawn to knock on the front door of the house.
It was about nine at night and the street lights in the housing area were dim. The person who eventually answered the door was the butler who used to work for the Jiang family, but he could not recognize Jiang Yuning at first sight.
&x201C;Butler, do you remember me?&x201D; Jiang Yuning asked coldly.
The man on the other side of the door stared at Jiang Yuning for a short while before he screamed excitedly. &x201C;Miss, I cannot believe that you are here! Come on in and have a seat.&x201D;
The man was in his early fifties but he still maintained a good figure. He had an entire head full of white hair and it seemed like he had not been doing well either after the Jiang family collapsed.
&x201C;I will not be going in. The reason I am here today is simply to ask you a question in person,&x201D; Jiang Yuning said as she stared at the man standing before her.
&x201C;Go ahead and ask me what you want to ask.&x201D;
&x201C;Nine years ago, when the second young master of the Lu family came looking for me, why did you tell him that I hated him, was hiding from him, and did not want to see him?&x201D; Jiang Yuning asked. She did not seem to realize how angry she sounded.
&x201C;You came all the way here just to ask me this?&x201D; the butler sneered. He then replied indifferently, &x201C;In the past, he was only a poor student who had nothing to his name. How would I have known that he would become so successful and even inherit the Lu family today? You should not blame me for this, miss. I only did that for your own sake. In fact, I did receive some benefit from the third young master of the Lu family and I even told him when you wanted to call off the engagement a couple of times. However, all these are already a thing of the past now. The Jiang family has already lost its status so many years ago, so why are you asking me this now?&x201D;
&x201C;You told Li Shutong and Lu Zongye that the second young master came to find me?&x201D; Jiang Yuning asked angrily.
&x201C;Yes, I did. I told them all about it, but they did not believe me and said that I was only making things up because I wanted more money,&x201D; the butler snorted.
Jiang Yuning was extremely enraged upon hearing what the butler had just said.
&x201C;Even if he was only a student at that time, he was still the second young master of the Lu family. If it was not because of me, you would not even be able to catch a glimpse of him even if you worked like a dog throughout your entire lifetime. Who gave you the right to humiliate him? You have done so many things to let me and my brother down in the past, but I can still forgive you for that. However, what I can never forgive is the fact that you humiliated and hurt the most important person in my life!&x201D;
&x201C;Jiang Yuning, who do you think you are? Right now, you are merely a small actress who has such a bad reputation in the entertainment industry. My son works with the media, so you will definitely regret it if you try anything funny.&x201D; The butler then pointed at Jiang Yuning and said, &x201C;Do you really think that your status is still the same as it was in the past? Take a good look in the mirror&x2026;&x201D;
Jiang Yuning smiled and was about to retaliate when the car door was pushed open and Lu Jingzhi suddenly shouted, &x201C;Yuning.&x201D;
Both the butler and Jiang Yuning turned around as soon as they heard Lu Jingzhi&x2019;s voice. Lu Jingzhi walked up to Jiang Yuning and wrapped his arms around her before saying, &x201C;If you have already discovered the truth, then there is no need to waste any more time arguing with him.&x201D;
&x201C;Alright then,&x201D; Jiang Yuning replied as she nodded. &x201C;But he is really very annoying.&x201D;
&x201C;Then the only thing we can do is to shut him up forever,&x201D; Lu Jingzhi replied indifferently.
The butler could not make out who the man was at first because the street lights were so dim. However, when he squinted his eyes and finally made out who Lu Jingzhi was, he started to feel afraid. How could he have ever imagined that the two of them would eventually end up together?