T/N: Fleeting Cloud E/D: Lie & Nyx
At night, Gu Ren was sitting in his study reading the script. After a long time, Gu Ren got up and went out.
The lights were on outside. At this time, Gu Ren suddenly heard a “Bang” and all the light suddenly dimmed.
The lights went out.
Gu Ren stood in place. He knew it’s a power failure. At the moment, his body was stiff and slightly tensed. He had night blindness. If there was no light, he couldn’t see.
Gu Ren reached out his hand and was ready to fumble back to the room.
At this time, Gu Ren accidentally touched a vase and the vase fell to the ground, making a crisp sound.
Gu Ren withdrew his hand, and his hand was trembling.
He closed his eyes. He knew that he had night blindness so he was at a loss on what to do.
Ye Zhi was sleeping. However somehow, she was a little restless tonight. She opened her eyes and looked at the ceiling.
After a while, she suddenly heard a sound of something breaking. The sound seemed to come from the other side of the corridor.
Ye Zhi stood up and went out. She opened the door and pressed the switch. The light didn’t turn on. It turned out to be a power outage.
Ye Zhi walked in the direction of the sound and whispered, “Gu Ren?”
The corridor was narrow and quiet. The house was empty and the voice of Ye Zhi fell into the emptiness, and soon disappeared.
No one answered her.
Ye Zhi suddenly felt that living in such a large house was a bit troublesome. Because the house was too big, it took a long time to go to the other end.
Ye Zhi didn’t think about it anymore. Her slippers rubbed against the ground and slowly moved forward.
After a while, Ye Zhi stopped and squinted her eyes to take a better look. Someone seemed to be standing alone in the dark. He was tall and slender with a cold outline drawn by the night.
Perhaps the night was too quiet and dark, his figure was particularly taciturn. At his feet, fragments of vases were scattered.
The window was not completely closed. The curtains were a little tilted, exposing a very small gap and the moonlight was coming from it. Ye Zhi saw the face of the man clearly.
Gu Ren just stood there quietly with his eyes closed and face dull.
Ye Zhi called out, “Gu Ren, is that you?”
After a few seconds, Gu Ren’s cold voice sounded in the darkness, “It’s me.”
Ye Zhi asked, “Why don’t you go back to the room?”
Gu Ren kept silent for a few seconds. Finally, his cold voice sounded and slowly reached Ye Zhi’s ear, “It’s too dark.”
Ye Zhi found it strange. She was just about to ask why.
At this moment, Gu Ren’s voice suddenly sounded in the night breaking the silence, “I have night blindness.”
His tone was bland, “From birth.”
Gu Ren’s voice seemed calm but it was a little tense, “Since it’s dark, I can’t see anything.”
He had night blindness. Only his parents and agent knew about it. But now Ye Zhi was the fifth one to know.
The surroundings suddenly quieted down. Ye Zhi was also silent. She didn’t know that Gu Ren had night blindness. There was no rumour that Gu Ren had night blindness.
They all knew that Gu Ren was a movie emperor and a top superstar.
However, nobody knew that under Gu Ren’s seemingly perfect appearance, he would also panic. There were also times when he felt anxious.
Ye Zhi thought for a while and said, “You wait for me.”
Then she turned around and walked back.
In the dark, Gu Ren heard the footsteps of Ye Zhi stepping on the ground. He heard the sound of Ye Zhi opening the curtain. He also heard the sound of footsteps approaching.
He knew that she was approaching him. Because of the silence, all the subtle sounds were amplified.
When Ye Zhi returned to Gu Ren, she asked softly, “I’ve pulled all the curtains open. Can you see now?”
Her voice was a little strained.