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In Sanya of Hainan, the warm sunlight hit on the while buildings of the coastal resort, while the tall coconut trees were swaying back and forth.

Over here, winter couldn’t be felt and one wouldn’t feel cold.

Outside a sea-view deluxe suite was a spacious balcony. There were two recliners on the balcony, each with its own sunshade. There was also a pool with tens of square meters at the front of the balcony. The clear, azure water in the pool reflected sunlight.

Dressed in pink and blue swimsuits, two willowy ladies wearing sunglasses were lying on the chair as they enjoyed the quiet sunshine of the afternoon, while their hair was still wet.

They were Lin Ruoxi and Mo Qianni who came for their vacation.

“Ruoxi, it’s more comfortable this way. We haven’t had tea this relaxedly together in a while as we sunbathe,” Mo Qianni said gently.

Lin Ruoxi took the white porcelain tea cup from the small table beside and took a sip of the eye-catching British black tea, before softly saying, “Yeah.”

Mo Qianni was used to how Lin Ruoxi spoke. She’d always been this indifferent. As Mo Qianni didn’t mind her reply, she said, “The others said they were going to take part in the campfire by the seaside. Are you going?”

Lin Ruoxi put the tea cup down. Shaking her head, she replied, “Nah, you may go with them. I’m not going.”

“Although I think that your personality definitely wouldn’t agree on going to an event like that, why not give it a try since you came here with all of us? I bet the others would be pleased for your participation,” Mo Qianni said as she tried to encourage Lin Ruoxi.

“You know my character. I’d only make other people nervous if I went. I don’t want the atmosphere to be too awkward,” Lin Ruoxi said as she smiled faintly.

Mo Qianni sighed softly. “Alright then, I’m not going as well. I’ll stay to keep you company.”

“You should go since you’re the department head. You’re leading the team this time, while I merely came to relax myself,” Lin Ruoxi said.

Mo Qianni’s facial expression slightly changed. After hesitating for a while, she asked out of concern, “Ruoxi, you seem to be in a really bad mood. Did you argue with that guy? If it was you back then, you wouldn’t come to a trip with us for no good reason.”

Lin Ruoxi’s eyes under the sunglasses didn’t hold any emotions. She bit her lips and didn’t answer the question.

Mo Qianni sighed. “It’s fine if you don’t want to say. I don’t mean anything else. I’m just worried about you… so…”

“I know,” Lin Ruoxi suddenly said. “Qianni, I’m fine.”

“Alright…” Mo Qianni forced a smile.

Lin Ruoxi turned her head to look at Mo Qianni. She said, “Qianni, if you like Yang Chen, marry him in the future. I can tell that he likes you a lot as well.”

Mo Qianni’s body shivered as she thought that she heard it wrong. Taking her sunglasses off, it could be seen that her eyes were filled with shock. Staring at Lin Ruoxi’s calm and beautiful face, she asked, “Ruoxi, you… What are you talking about?”

The two had been avoiding Yang Chen’s topic whenever they were together, since both of them treasured their friendship. Even if their feelings changed slightly because of a man, they still carefully protected their friendship. Unexpectedly, Lin Ruoxi suddenly said she was going to divorce Yang Chen, and even suggested Mo Qianni to be with him!

Lin Ruoxi looked like she didn’t notice Mo Qianni’s agitation. In a dull manner, she said, “He said he’d divorce me in a few months’ time. I feel that the reason he gave me is absurd. Since there was nothing he was nostalgic about, that is even the case for me. After we divorce, he’d be free. If you like him… then I’ll support you.”

It was Mo Qianni’s first time listening to this news. Logically speaking, after listening to such a news, even if she wasn’t happy, there was certainly nothing bad about it, since the man she loved could finally be with her officially. However, for unknown reasons, Mo Qianni failed to get excited as she gazed upon Lin Ruoxi who looked so cold that one would think she wouldn’t bothered! On the contrary, she felt pain in her heart…

“Ruoxi, just what happened between you and Yang Chen? Why did this happen so suddenly? You’re not the type of person who would be this unconcerned when it comes to love, are you?” Mo Qianni couldn’t help but to ask.

Lin Ruoxi lowered her head. “I also don’t know what happened. Anyway, we’ll separate if we have to. Since the beginning, I’ve never felt that we’d have any good outcome.”

After she finished speaking, Lin Ruoxi stood up from the chair before turning around and walking into the room.

“I’m tired, I’ll go get some rest…”

Before Lin Ruoxi walked into the room, Mo Qianni stood up as well, looking rather solemn.

“Wait.” Mo Qianni stopped Lin Ruoxi.

Lin Ruoxi stopped walking. “Is there anything else you want to say?”

“Ruoxi, regardless of what the reason is, I hope that you don’t give up so readily. If you don’t love him and he doesn’t like you, you guys wouldn’t have come such a long way until now. At least that’s what I think. I’ve been an outside party since the start, but I’ve never regretted my decision, since I believe everyone has their right to chase their love. Of course, I won’t destroy the relationship between you two. I had never stopped him from going home when he wanted to be with you. I even almost never give him a call, and I try my best not to see him in the office…

“Sometimes it gets me thinking. Why do I want to endure the suffering to help you two maintain your relationship, while I want to own him myself? However, I’ve always been doing this like a fool, even I myself look down on my weak behavior.

“However, when you suddenly told me you were divorcing Yang Chen today, without even making the reason clear, I felt a major heartache. I feel really sad, for you, and for myself as well. I feel that everything on my end has been a mistake since the start.”

Currently, Mo Qianni’s eyes were filled with tears.

Lin Ruoxi raised her head and remained silent.

“Lin Ruoxi.” Resolution appeared in Mo Qianni’s eyes. “If one day, after you divorce Yang Chen, I got together with Yang Chen and became his wife… I hope that you know it isn’t because you quit, but I fought for my own love through hard work. It isn’t a kind of donation, it is my trophy!”

Lin Ruoxi turned around before smiling pathetically. “Qianni, back then you said that you definitely wouldn’t have performed as well if you were the CEO of Yu Lei instead, because you said you were inferior... However, today, I feel like I’m the one who’s inferior…”

After Lin Ruoxi finished speaking, she turned around and walked back into the room.

Thick dark clouds appeared in the sky at an unknown time. They slowly blocked the sunlight while the air started getting moist and cold.

In the courtyard, Yang Chen looked at the overcast sky before walking into the simple and elegant mansion.

“Sit down, I’ll make you tea…”

The girl dressed in the water-blue dress slowly kneeled in front of the low table. Her snow-white arms and elegant calves appeared particularly eye-catching in the dimly lit room.

A tea set was tidily arranged on the table together with a new pack of specially chosen tea.

Yang Chen contained his violently beating heart as he kneeled down calmly on the lady’s opposite. His gaze would fall on the girl’s cold and beautiful face, and her practised technique on making tea occasionally.

The fragrance of the tea diffused into the air, causing them to get calm and relaxed.

“I didn’t expect my Seventeen to know how to make tea other than killing,” Yang Chen said.

“After being in Japan for more than a year, I forgot how to kill, but learned how to make tea.” Seventeen put a small tea cup in front of Yang Chen. “Also, I’m not your Seventeen.”

Yang Chen snorted disdainfully at himself. “Your attitude still hasn’t changed. You must hate me now, or even detest me. I can’t blame you, you wouldn’t have to go through that experience if it wasn’t because of me… I thought you had long left me forever. I didn’t expect to see you again here.”

“I didn’t expect to survive that kind of situation. I also didn’t think I’d see you again,” Seventeen said coldly with her head lowered.

“Why did you refuse to see me twice earlier?” Yang Chen asked.

Seventeen raised her head and looked at Yang Chen’s eyes which were struggling to stay calm. “I hadn’t decided yet on whether I should see you again.”

“How about now?”

“I feel that I shouldn’t have to avoid you. I never did anything wrong. I can cut off all my worries after seeing you,” Seventeen said.

Yang Chen sighed deeply and nodded. “That’s right. It’s my fault from beginning to end, while you’re only the victim.”

The two got quiet. Before meeting her, Yang Chen wished so bad that he could see her. However, now that she was right in front of him, Yang Chen noticed he didn’t know what to talk about.

“The tea is getting cold. Drink it first,” Seventeen said.

Yang Chen nodded. As he recalled the past in his mind, he lifted the tea cup and finished it instantly.

“You’re supposed to savor the tea,” Seventeen said as she frowned.

“I’m not in the mood.” Yang Chen put down the tea cup and stared at Seventeen’s indifferent look. Gathering courage, he asked, “Since you’re alive… how about our child?”