Chapter 29 Daddy-Long-Legs’ Love Story 9 (part 1)
Though he had no intention of falling in love in this world, the teacher who introduced him to girls was really sincere.
The girl looks quite beautiful and she has a good temper. They chatted in the coffee shop for the whole afternoon without any awkwardness.
“You seem to already have a girlfriend.” the girl said jokingly.
“You seem to already have a boyfriend.” she said with a smile.
The girl smiled to ask about his interests and hobbies. He said his hobbies are pretty ordinary, but the only thing that’s slightly special about him is that he likes to cook.
The girl was obviously interested in cooking. She said if there is a chance, she is willing to eat at his home and wish him not to dislike her.
“Of course.” laughed Bai Luoluo.
They talked about something else, and then he hesitantly told her his thoughts. He said he is not going to find a girlfriend for the time being.
The girl asked him why.
“Well, I just don’t have any ideas about it yet.” he said, “I want to be alone for a few more years.”
The girl did not force him: “OK, this kind of thing also can not be forced, but we can add Wechat to chat first.”
“Good.” said Bai Luoluo.
Then he added the girl Xu Lanlan’s Wechat and found her avatar was actually his own mobile phone screen saver. Such a coincidence. Bai Luoluo was surprised to say: “You see my mobile phone screen.”
Xu Lanlan came over to see and smiled: “This is the fate. You also like this movie?”
“I like it.” The film is a French romantic comedy, whose every screenshot can be made into a desktop. He had watched this movie as he came to this world, but he did not expect this coincidence.
Xu Lanlan was more interestedin Bai Luoluo. As a woman, she felt that Bai Luoluo is a good boyfriend candidate, but she did not know why he would say that he has no interest in dating so for.
But Xu Lanlan was in no hurry. She knew the haste makes waste.
After having lunch, they went to watch a movie in the afternoon. Finally Bai Luoluo helped Xu Lanlan take a taxi. He went back after the girl left.
Bai Luoluo thought that when he arrived home, Bai Nianjin should also come back, but he did not expect that there was actually nobody at home and the leftover breakfast was still on the table.
Bai Luoluo called Bai Nianjin, but he found that the phone can not be connected.
“Where is Bai Nianjin?” said Bai Luoluo, “Is something going wrong with him?”
The system said, “I don’t know. Click Click Click Click Click.”
NBeing worried about Bai Nianjin, he grabbed the keys and rode his bicycle to school.
Fifteen minutes later, he arrived at the school gate, looking at the empty school, he felt inexplicably a little panic. He went to the science building, but he didn’t find Bai Nianjin.
Looking at a few students sweeping the floor, Bai Luoluo came forward and asked, “Hello, have you seen Bai Nianjin?”
That classmate scratched his head and said: “No.”
“Did he go away straight from school?” said Bai Luoluo.
The student said, “I didn’t notice…”
But another girl nearby said, “Bai Nianjin has been picked up by his father.”
Bai Luoluo’s face stiffened. “What?” He asked in surprise.
The girl said, “He was picked up before he finished his class. I was out to get the test paper for the teacher while I saw his father.”
“How do you know it’s his father?” said Bai Luoluo.
The girl looked at Bai Luoluo inexplicably and said: “Because they look like the same.”
Bai Nianjin and Bai Wenan were indeed very similar, although Bai Wenan never admitted the existence of Bai Nianjin, the blood relationship between them was unable to cut. Bai Nianjin’s eyes were exactly the same as Bai Wenan’s. It was normal to figure out their relationship.
Then why did Bai Wenan come to see Bai Nianjin?
Bai Luoluo always felt this was not a good thing. He called Bai Nianjin again, but still can not get through. In the end, there was really no way, he wanted to help the system, but was told that he had violated the rules, so it can not open the back door to Bai Luoluo.
Bai Luoluo felt depressed. He was a little sad to ride home with constantly floating ideas in his mind.
Finally, Bai Luoluo decided if 10 o’clock at night Bai Nianjin still didn’t come back, he would go to Bai Wenan’ house.
It was a torturous evening and at about nine thirty in the evening, Bai Luoluo’s cell phone rang. He quickly took a look and found that is the number of Bai Nianjin. After a sigh of relief he picked up the phone.
“Teacher.” the voice of Bai Nianjin was frowsty.
“Bai Nianjin, what have you been doing?” said Bai Luoluo, “Why didn’t you answer when I called you? Do you know how worried I was?”
Bai Nianjin said, “Teacher, I’m sorry.”
“Where are you now, why aren’t you back? It’s so late.” said Bai Luoluo. As he began to chatter, Bai Nianjin suddenly said, “I’m not coming back.”
“What?” Bai Luoluo was stunned.
“I am staying at a classmate’s house today.” Bai Nianjin obviously did not know that Bai Luoluo went to the school. He said, “I will come back tomorrow.”
“Which classmate?” said Bai Luoluo.
Bai Nianjin said, “Han Ruida.”
Bai Luoluo just wanted to ask Han Ruida to answer the phone, but he hesitated for a while. He knew he could debunk his lies, but then what? What the reaction of Bai Nianjin will be? Will he be particularly embarrassed?
Bai Luoluo sighed in the mind. He did not say that sentence at last. He said: “Well, you should first tell me if you live outside, otherwise I may worry about you.”
Bai Nianjin said OK.
Neither of them spoke, but the phone was on and only their breathing could be heard. Bai Luoluo had been angry before, but now his heart softened, “Come back early tomorrow.” he said, “I made you some old duck soup.”
Bai Nianjin said, “OK.”
He hang up the phone and looked down at the black mobile phone screen. He sensed something, but he didn’t want to think about it too much. If Bai Nianjin can live a better life, he is naturally happy, but he also felt at loss.
That night he went to bed at dawn. He looked at the ceiling and said, “I feel the loneliness of the empty nest elderly.”
The system said, “Do you want to eat some sunflower seeds?”
“OK.” said Bai Luoluo.
The system said, “Buy it yourself.”
Bai Luoluo: “…”
“Do you remember what Article thirty-two of the employee handbook says?” the system said.
Bai Luoluo couldn’t remember it clearly. He has a goldfish memory.
The system didn’t tell him what the manual actually says. It just said: “If you don’t remember, you’d better go back and have a look.”
Bai Luoluo then fell asleep without a dream for the whole night.
On Sunday, Bai Luoluo got up early to stew the duck he had bought yesterday. It was a rural native duck with old but fragrant meat, which is the most suitable for soup. Bai Luoluo dealt with the duck and pull out the pickled turnips from the pickle jar, then washed them clean.
It’s the radishes that determine the flavor of the duck soup. Duck meat is not very delicious, but the soup is a fusion of duck and radish.
The soup was stewed well while the sun rose, but Bai Nianjin had not come back.
Bai Luoluo picked up his cell phone and called him, but was hung up again. Bai Luoluo felt a little angry, he thought even if there was anything, he could tell him first instead of ignoring him. Didn’t he know he was really worried? Bai Luoluo had to wait in patience. Bai Nianjin just finally came back in afternoon.
Bai Luoluo was watching the news while Bai Nianjin came back. He heard the sound of the door and quickly put on an angry expression. But when Bai Nianjin walked in, Bai Luoluo calmed down.
“Whay do you come back so late?” Bai Luoluo said, “Didn’t I tell you to come back early?” He said as his eyes looked up and down Bai Nianjin’s body to see if the child had any scars.
Fortunately, Bai Nianjin’s clothes were neat, in addition to the expression of him was a little cold.
“Well, his mother insisted on keeping me for dinner.” Bai Nianjin said.
“I made some soup.” he said and went to the kitchen to serve a bowl of hot duck soup and took some white turnips.
Bai Nianjin put his schoolbag on the table and started to drink the soup.
Though he said nothing, Bai Luoluo saw that he was preoccupied by some troubles. Bai Luoluo didn’t ask. He just sat there and waited.
While drinking soup, Bai Nianjin suddenly asked how the blind date was yesterday.
Bai Luoluo was a bit embarrassed: “She is a good girl… but we are not suitable.”
Bai Nianjin said, “Why? You are so good.”
“I’m… not willing to be in love now.” he said.
Bai Nianjin looked at the spoon in the hand and slowly said, “Not suitable, is it because of me?”
Bai Luoluo was stunned. Before he returned to his mind, Bai Nianjin continud to say: “Because I am disturbing you at your home, so you are just not suitable?”