Childish Flower - Chapter 16
The winter snow flurries down incessantly, covering up the traces of time creeping by.
It’s been a week since Mu Jin snuck out, and the bookstore’s work has already been familiar.
After staying with Gu Ziqian for a long time, Mu Jin likes him more and more, not only because he has given him a stable job when he’s desperate, but also because he is very good and treats others in a gentle and polite manner.
It’s no wonder he was always so popular among the female students. When school was over, the bookstore was full of students, who always pestered him for a chat at the checkout counter.
Gu Ziqian always answered the greetings with a smile on his face, making it very comfortable for people to watch.
He feels like a warm morning glow. Although it is the same charming and attractive, Gao Tianchen is like a deep winter breeze, which makes people feel pain.
Mu Jin didn’t want to admit that these days, as long as nothing happened, the man who slapped him would still quietly emerge from the bottom of his heart so much that he couldn’t ignore it.
The love that has been repressed for many years, after tasting a little false sweetness makes forgetting it becomes bone-chillingly difficult and painful.
Gu Ziqian dealt with the customers coming and going while paying attention to Mu Jin, who was immersed in his own world by the bookcase at the side, with his afterglow.
The origin of this Omega puzzled him, but his gentle personality and delicate appearance made him feel good.
If Mu Jin does not take the initiative to say, Gu Ziqian is not in a place to ask about his private affairs.
However, he found that the man was a little weak, half-leaning against the bookshelf, his eyes closed slightly, his face pale, one hand was supporting the cabinet on the side, and the other was firmly grasping the clothes in the lower abdomen, his body curled slightly, and he seemed a little uncomfortable.
Before he could react, Mu Jin slid down the shelf and sat on the floor, unintentionally knocking down a newly-made display board with his hand, and the sound of “crash” was particularly obvious in the quiet bookstore.
He felt dizzy and fatigued from the morning. The fetus, which had not received Alpha pheromone for more than a month, seemed particularly restless today. He wanted to get through and get off work. But the abdominal pain got worse and worse, and he finally couldn’t hold on.
Gu Ziqian was also frightened by Mu Jin’s actions, he strode over and picked him up and hurriedly led him into the lounge behind the counter.
The weight in his arms was lighter than he thought, and he trembled slightly with discomfort.
In the gardenia fragrance, there lurks another different pheromone, which is not difficult for Gu Ziqian, who is an Alpha, to recognize.
Mu Jin has already been marked by an Alpha.
Putting Mu Jin gently on the soft sofa, he turned around and poured a cup of hot water.
Watching Mu Jin curl up on the sofa with an expression of pain, his face becoming paler and eyebrows frowning.
The room is obviously heated, but his forehead is covered in a thin, cold sweat, wetting a few strands of his bangs.
Mu Jin only felt cramps in his abdomen, and the child in his abdomen was restless, and from time to time he felt nauseous, his stomach was extremely uncomfortable.
Seeing him firmly clutching his lower abdomen, there seemed to be a slight convex under the heavy down jacket that was inconsistent with Mu Jin’s thin body.
Gu Ziqian complained secretly about his big nerves, and even after spending a week with Mu Jin, he didn’t realize that he was pregnant.
In fact, it is not Gu Ziqian’s carelessness. Mu Jin has always been light in pheromone due to his weakness. In addition, he has not been with his Alpha for more than a month.
It took a long time for Mu Jin to calm down and gratefully took the hot water that Gu Ziqian had prepared for him, sat on the sofa, taking sips.
Seeing Mu Jin’s uncomfortable look, Gu Ziqian felt a little bit unbearable. How could there be such an irresponsible alpha in this world, making an Omega pregnant and not taking care of him? Doesn’t he know how hard it would be for a pregnant Omega without pheromones to soothe him?
But after all, he is an outsider who has nothing to do with him. He really can’t do much except feel heartache.
“Xiao Jin, where’s your Alpha? Why didn’t he care about you when you were pregnant?” Gu Ziqian asked carefully, fearing that he might accidentally poke the other party’s sore spot.
Mu Jin froze for a moment, his eyes dimly staring at the glass of water in his hands, for a long time, before gently shaking his head.
Gu Ziqian is a person who is very observant of words and colours, realizing that the other party seems to have something difficult to say and doesn’t want to talk about his past, so he skipped this topic.
“Then where do you live now? Is it convenient?”
“A youth hostel at the intersection of X Street.”
Gu Ziqian felt his heartache again. X Street was not close to his bookstore, and it would take more than one hour even if there’s no traffic-.
Moreover, the youth hostel is so messy. A pregnant single Omega does not have the comfort of his own Alpha’s pheromone, but would also be disturbed by other cluttered pheromones daily.
“If you don’t mind, I have a vacant one-bedroom and one-living room in a community not far from the bookstore, the greenery downstairs is good and quiet, and it’s suitable for you to take a good rest.”
Hearing these words, Mu Jin raised his head with some surprise and met Gu Ziqian’s soft eyes with a smile.
“No, really, I’ve already troubled you a lot.” He waved his hand hurriedly and refused. The store manager was already very kind to him. He didn’t want to trouble him anymore.
“Xiao Jin, if you don’t accept, you don’t have to come to work tomorrow.” Seeing that the other party was determined to push back, Gu Ziqian pretended to intimidate him a little.
“Thank you so much…” Mu Jin squeezed the water glass in his hand, feeling indescribably grateful.
“These are the two words you say to me the most.” Gu Ziqian smiled and gently patted Mu Jin’s shoulder
“The manager should take care of the clerk. Xiao Jin, take your time to rest here. There are not many customers outside anyway.”
Mu Jin was in the lounge alone, Gu Ziqian walked out of the room and continued with the trivial things in the bookstore.
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