Honeyed Marriage - Chapter 57
Translated and edited by CutieBinkie
When Ruan Yan heard Zhong Zhanjing’s voice, she paused her movements and was taken aback for a moment.
However, there was no reply from outside the balcony, and the waiter beside her softly called her, “Madam?”
Ruan Yan came back to her senses, “Well…”
She was supported and could only continue to move forward.
Outside the balcony, Zhong Zhanjing finished asking this question, and the man beside her turned his eyes to meet her, without any emotion in his eyes.
Zhong Zhanjing squeezed the wine glass. Before he could answer, she raised the corners of her lips and joked, “Hey, you said you are such a boring person, which girl is willing to live with you? And the little girl doesn’t like you either.
If your goals are achieved, let them go as soon as possible, and don’t harm a beautiful girl.”
When Zhou Mengyan heard the words, he raised his head and drank a sip of red wine, his eyes were as deep as ever. Seeing that he did not answer, Zhong Zhanjing shrugged, “Then you stay here, let me go downstairs and take a look.”
The woman walked into the room and just hit Ruan Yan who came out of the bathroom.
Ruan Yan was walking when she heard Zhong Zhanjing’s voice, “Hey, sorry, I forgot about your eyes. Fortunately, the waiter is with you.”
Ruan Yan was stunned and smiled, “It doesn’t matter.”
“Are you here to find Meng Yan? He is on the balcony, and I will take you there.”
“No, I just happened to go to the bathroom.”
Zhong Zhanjing stepped forward and took out her mobile phone, “Miss Ruan, shall we add a WeChat? I can invite you out to sit and go shopping together when I have time. I don’t have many friends around me. You belong to Meng Yan. His wife is also my friend.”
The two added each other as friends, Zhou Mengyan also walked in from the balcony, Zhong Zhanjing turned to see him and smiled, “It doesn’t matter if you are too busy in the future, I can ask your wife out.”
Zhou Mengyan’s gaze fell on Ruan Yan’s lips and smiled quietly, before speaking quietly, “I’ll go downstairs first.”
Ruan Yan heard his voice, and an inexplicable emotion flashed through her heart.
“Add it up, let’s go down too.”
Ruan Yan retracted her mind and nodded.
After the evening dinner, Zhou Mengyan took Ruan Yan back home.
Ruan Yan took a shower, lay down on the bed, and once again thought of the words Zhong Zhanjing asked Zhou Mengyan tonight——
Have you considered terminating this contractual marriage?
She suddenly realized this problem today.
When she signed the prenuptial agreement, Zhou Mengyan never mentioned divorce. She didn’t know if he hadn’t considered it, or if she hadn’t intervened, he didn’t talk about it.
Although everything is fine now and they have each benefited from this marriage, the plan cannot keep up with the changes. What if there is such a day?
She was thinking about her thoughts, and after a while, she felt the man lying down beside her.
She pursed her lips, with a momentary impulse, she wanted to ask Zhou Mengyan.
But in the end she still resisted.
She closed her eyes and sighed softly, thinking that she could ask him at a suitable time in the future.
At the beginning of November, Zhou Mengyan had a multi-party cooperation negotiation arrangement on the domestic luggage industry. The location was 500 kilometers away in Sucheng. At the same time, he received an invitation to cooperate with a luggage company under the name of Zhai Zhen.
This time in Sucheng, the boss of an old brand was in charge, and he invited Zhou Mengyan and them to go to play. It was a half vacation and half talk.
Two nights before leaving, Zhou Mengyan received a call from Zhai Zhen: “Meng Yan, Qiu An has something to say to you.”
Qiu An answered the phone and asked with a smile, “Meng Yan, when you go to Sucheng the day after tomorrow, you should have brought Ruan Yan?”
Zhou Mengyan silently said, “I don’t have this arrangement currently.”
Qiu An was surprised, “Why don’t you take her? Ruan Yan’s hometown is in Sucheng, don’t you want to take her out to have fun?”
But in fact, Zhou Mengyan didn’t ask Ruan Yan about this matter. He was only thinking about talking about business in the past.
“You take her with you. It just so happened that this time Zhai Zhen and I took my son to go on vacation together, so that when you talk about business, I will also have company.” Since the last time she saw Ruan Yan in the hot spring manor, Qiu An has especially liked Ruan Yan.
Finally, Zhai Zhen took the call, smiled helplessly, and said to Zhou Mengyan, “Ask your wife? If it’s inconvenient, it’s okay.”
Zhou Mengyan tightened his eyelashes, and responded quietly, “Ok.”
After finishing his work, he went to the piano room to find Ruan Yan, and brought up the arrangement of going to Sucheng, “Would you like to go together? You can visit your grandmother as well.”
Ruan Yan’s biological mother’s family was in Sucheng. Ruan Yan lived in Sucheng for a few years when she was a child. After growing up, she would go back to visit every year. After the car accident, Ruan Yan has not gone back because her grandmother is too old to attend her. During the wedding, she really wanted to find a chance to return to Sucheng.
Ruan Yan: “If I follow you like this, will it affect your work?”
“No, Sister Qiu An will also go with her husband. You can be together at that time.”
Ruan Yan happily agreed when she learned that Qiu An was also there.
Because Zhou Mengyan proposed to go back to his grandmother’s house with Ruan Yan, the two set off near noon the next day.
The plane landed at the airport in Sucheng, just after three o’clock in the afternoon. After getting in the car, the car drove directly to Ruan Yan’s grandmother’s house.
Zhou Mengyan had not seen her grandmother as Ruan Yan’s husband before, and both of them went to Sucheng, so he had to go there with Ruan Yan, which is considered to be a complete etiquette.
On the way, Ruan Yan briefly talked to him about the situation at home, “My grandmother is alone at home, and my grandpa passed away two years ago.”
She was puzzled, “Have I told you…”
“Listen to what your uncle said.”
Ruan Yan suddenly realized that, too, Zhou Mengyan was a friend of Chen Rongyu, and her uncle should have met him.
Half an hour later, the car stopped in front of a villa with an old Shanghai style. The servant who learned the news in advance opened the iron door and stepped forward to greet them.
Ruan Yan got out of the car and passed the Huapu Road with Zhou Mengyan, followed by an assistant, carrying many supplements.
Gu Yuan, who was wearing a dark green scarf and cloak, with white hair and still vigorous, stood at the door of the villa, smiling at the two approaching people.
Ruan Yan walked up the stone steps, heard her grandma’s voice, and was stunned, her hand was held, Ruan Yan smiled and embraced her excitedly, “Grandma…”
Gu Yuan patted her on the back, “Sweet child, grandma misses you.”
“I miss grandma too.”
Releasing her hand, Gu Yuan looked at the handsome Zhou Mengyan beside Ruan Yan and smiled kindly at him, “This is Meng Yan, right?”
“En, grandma is good.” The man’s voice was gentle.
Gu Yuan recalled that she had met him before, but at that time the other party appeared as a friend of Chen Rongyu, but now it is as Ruan Yan’s husband. However, he and Ruan Yan were only six years old at the time, and Gu Yuan quickly accepted the news after hearing the news.
Gu Yuan: “Let’s go into the room and talk again.”
She took Ruan Yan to the living room and sat down on the sofa. Zhou Mengyan sat on the other side, and the servant brought fruits and drinks.
Gu Yuan touched Ruan Yan’s cheek, feeling very distressed: “How are your eyes now? I have been worried about this at home.”
“Don’t worry, grandma, it’s already under treatment, and it’s getting better.”
“That’s good, is it convenient or inconvenient to go out?”
Ruan Yan nodded, thought about it, and said, “Meng Yan had a special person to accompany him, and he gave me a guide dog.”
Gu Yuan smiled and looked at the man, “Meng Yan should usually take care of Yanyan a lot, right? You came to Sucheng this time to handle work, but because Yanyan can meet me, you also brought her.”
“It’s okay, it just so happens that I want to come to see grandma too, and bring Yanyan to play here as well.”
The man’s voice is very natural, as if there is no trace of acting, especially the word “Yanyan”, Ruan Yan couldn’t help but be stunned…
Sure enough, he is a businessman, and he can be sleek and smooth in the face of different occasions and people.
After a while, the servant brought a few desserts, Ruan Yan smelled the scent of cheese, and instantly became interested, “Is it a cheese mocha cake?”
Gu Yuan nodded at her accurate sense of smell, “You little cat remembers it clearly, but this is just an ordinary cheesecake. Who told you to inform me too late today, I haven’t had time to prepare.”
“What a pity…”
“It’s okay, next time you come, grandma will make it for you.”
Gu Yuan took a portion to Zhou Mengyan and explained, “Yanyan’s favorite food since childhood is the cheese mocha cake. When she was a child, she used to eat several portions a day at home.”
Ruan Yan is ashamed.
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