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Chapter 32: Mayhem – His First Time as a Body Double

On July 13, 2020, Posted by , In Ti Shen, tagged in ,, , With 6 Comments

The kiss me, I kiss you playtime antics persisted for a while, even during bath time where it became you wash my back, I’ll massage your shoulders.

However, happy times will always come to an end one day.

That day, Su Yi Mo had dug out one of his favorite outfits for Ran Feng Ge to wear, he himself had changed into a handsome little suit; all this was because Su Yi Mo wanted to drag Ran Feng Ge to a professional photo shoot, so that they could use this as their wedding photo in the future!

As no one had bothered to teach the two youngsters sex education, Su Yi Mo and Ran Feng Ge took it for granted that as long as they liked each other they could one day marry and be together.

Halfway through the ride to the studio, a several black vehicles appeared out of nowhere, and proceeded to follow the car Su Yi Mo and Ran Feng Ge were in. Two vehicles in particular were following particularly close.

The two little boys seated in the back seat were laughing and joking around as usual, unaware of the sudden change in the situation. However, Ah Huo who had been driving the car knew something was wrong the moment he spied the approach of the black vehicles. He immediately used his phone to call for backup.  At the moment, there was only him and the children in the car, the other bodyguards had driven separately – Ah Huo could only hope that the other bodyguards would be able to arrive in time.

Hearing Ah Huo deliberately lowering his voice to talk on the phone drew Su Yi Mo’s attention, his features quickly turning cold as he asked “Ah Huo, what has happened?”

“Young Master, there are a couple of cars following us from behind.” Ah Huo replied honestly.

“Can’t you get rid of them?” Su Yi Mo responded, furrowing his brows as he turned his little body towards the rear window to peek out of it.

He was about to take his wedding photo with Ran Feng Ge! Why did these assholes have to appear at this moment to ruin the day for them! Annoying!

Ï have tried to lose them before, but I was unable to. They seem like professionals.” Ah Huo replied as he stepped on the accelerator.

Ran Feng Ge immediately turned around on the seat so that he could look out the rear window, there were indeed a number of black cars chasing them aggressively.

At that moment Ran Feng Ge remembered the conversion he’d had with Master Su when he had been summoned to Master Su’s study. At that time Master Su asked “Feng Ge, Ah Mo is our Su Family’s only heir. I have made a lot of enemies in my business dealings, and they are always trying to target our Su family in hopes of destroying us completely. They know they are unable to target me directly, so they have been trying to get to Ah Mo instead. You know martial arts, don’t you? If you have the time, please teach my little Ah Mo some styles so that he would be able to defend himself. And… should there ever be a time where he needs it, I hope you will be able to help protect him please?”

He remembered once he’d heard Master Su’s request, he had wiped the innocent smile he had on his face in an attempt to morph his features into one which looked more matured so as to let Master Su know he can be relied on.

Su Yi Mo did not know what was happening in Ran Feng Ge’s head, but he watched as Ran Feng Ge steeled his facial features as he had the day Ran Feng Ge first met Su Yi Mo’s father. Su Yi Mo thought that it was because Ran Feng Ge was afraid. With a cheeky smile, Su Yi Mo leaned over and pecked Ran Feng Ge on his lips and told him “Xiao Pian Zi (Little Liar), don’t be scared! I will protect you. These sorts of situations, I’ve been through them many times! There won’t be any problems.” as he tried to comfort the other boy.

“Okay.” Ran Feng Ge had already made up his mind, but he did not say anything to Su Yi Mo. Knowing Su Yi Mo’s personality, if he knew what Ran Feng Ge had planned, Su Yi Mo would never allow it.

However, no matter how optimistic Su Yi Mo was, the situation this time did not pan out as he had hoped. Two black cars had Su Yi Mo’s car sandwiched between them, taking turns ramming into the side of their car. Ah Huo stepped on the accelerator in an attempt to out run them but even with Ah Huo’s elite driving skills; he was still unable to escape.

The other party were well organized. The car behind obstructed the rest of Su Yi Mo’s bodyguards from providing any assistance.

The two children in the car sat hugging each other as they tried to protect the other from the other vehicles ramming into the side doors. Ran Feng Ge looked up at Su Yi Mo and calmly said: “Ah Mo, thank you for watching over me these past few days.”

Su Yi Mo looked at Ran Feng Ge’s serious face and could not help himself from cracking a smile at how cute his little wife was. He leaned forward and gave Ran Feng Ge another kiss: “What are you being polite for! I am the one who needs to thank you for playing with me all this while!”

Ran Feng Ge could not help but chuckle lightly before he turned to look out the windows at the persistent cars.

Ah Huo had managed to get a little ahead of the cars, looking at the road in front of them, Ran Feng Ge saw that there was a sharp bend in the road. Ah, perfect opportunity.

Su Yi Mo looked at Ran Feng Ge who had suddenly turned anxious and said: “Don’t be scared. Ah Huo has already called for assistance, what’s more, the other body guards are just at the back, they will definitely be able to catch up to us and save us!”

“Okay…” Ran Feng Ge replied a little absentmindedly before suddenly jerking his face towards Su Yi Mo. Reaching out with his small hands, Ran Feng Ge pulled at Su Yi Mo’s suit jacket, removing it as quickly as he could before reaching for the little tie next. He pulled at the tie and messed up Su Yi Mo’s pristine silk shirt. Lastly, he ripped open Su Yi Mo’s sleeves and messed up his hair.

Su Yi Mo was confused: “Little Liar, what are you doing making me look so messy?”

“Don’t mind it.” Ran Feng Ge said as he pulled himself to the door and watched the road for the right moment.

Su Yi Mo was indeed Su Yi Mo, he was an intelligent little kid and very quickly caught on to Ran Feng Ge’s train of thought in that he was going to jump out of the car and tell those people chasing them that he was Su Yi Mo instead; acting as his decoy so that Su Yi Mo would be able to get away safe and sound.

“Little Liar! I know what you are thinking, and I won’t allow it! We just need to stay here and persevere a little more, and the bodyguards will be here soon! We will definitely be alright! Don’t do anything stupid! They will never believe you are me!” Su Yi Mo yelled out as he grasped tightly onto Ran Feng Ge’s little hand.

Ran Feng Ge looked at Su Yi Mo blankly and replied “Who said I was going to jump?”

Su Yi Mo stared at Ran Feng Ge hard, he was trying to spot any signs of him lying but could not see any.

“Really?”

“Of course.”

“Then, what are you opening the door for?”

“That is because I wanted to do something else.” Ran Feng Ge said as he beamed at Su Yi Mo with a face full of innocence.

With that smile, Su Yi Mo felt himself settle down, but before he could say anything else, Ran Feng Ge had used the jacket he removed from before to cover Su Yi Mo’s entire head. Before anyone could do anything, Su Yi Mo felt a firm hand push him and with a yelp he felt himself falling out the car door.

It was at this point in time that the car they were in reached the bend in the road! Next to the road was a lush green field. The cars chasing them hadn’t yet caught up to them.

Therefore, this was the perfect opportunity to push someone out of the car and said someone would still be unharmed. There was no rough asphalt to tear at the skin nor was there a hard ground to break any bones. Due to the curving road the cars behind them wouldn’t be able to accidently hit the fallen body either.

When this happened, not only did Su Yi Mo find himself confused whilst tumbling across the soft grass, Ah Huo who had been driving the car was taken aback as well, stepping on the brakes as soon as he gathered his wits back.

Ah Huo had almost yelled out “Young Master!” before Ran Feng Ge’s tiny hands covered his mouth. From behind, Ran Feng Ge’s voice said, “Don’t yell out his name. I am your young master now! The one who was pushed out was the butler’s son!”

Ah Huo’s eyes widened in horror as Ran Feng Ge quickly leaned out the back door that had been opened and stared at the various cars that had stopped the moment they saw someone fall out of their car.

At this point in time, Ran Feng Ge yelled out in a petrified voice, “That-that boy there is the young master! I am only the butler’s child! I have nothing to do with this! That boy there! That’s the young master! He’s the young master!”

By repeatedly denying that he was the young master, Ran Feng Ge acted as though he was trying to push the blame on someone innocent. As soon as he finished, Ran Feng Ge immediately looked back at Ah Huo and yelled “Drive!”

Ah Huo was stunned. Ran Feng Ge wanted him to drive away at this time and leave Su Yi Mo all alone?

“Quickly!” Ran Feng Ge whispered anxiously, “Drive now! That will let them think that I am the young master!”

Ah Huo understood his intent immediately and quickly stepped on the accelerator.

When this happened the drivers from the cars chasing them, immediately took the bait and believed that Ran Feng Ge was the true Young Master Su. If he were really just the butler’s kid, why would he be so anxious to announce his status? And why would the driver actually listen to his commands if he were merely the butler’s kid. If he lost the true young master, he wouldn’t be able to escape punishment. Being that willing to drive away that quickly meant that the one who had been tossed out of the car was the butler’s kid and the one still in the car was the young master of the Su family.

The child that had been bundled within the suit jacket and tossed out of the car tumbled across the grass field before coming to a stop. When he had been pushed out of the car by Ran Feng Ge, Su Yi Mo believed that he was actually going to die. He could not believe that Ran Feng Ge was so cold hearted, that he was willing to risk Su Yi Mo’s life!

But the moment he pulled the suit jacket off his head and righted himself on the grass field, Su Yi Mo realized the assholes who had been chasing them so fervently were not giving him any attention at all!

Little Liar did care after all!

Little Liar, even at his age knew how to use reverse psychology on those grown men!

But… But… Isn’t Little Liar in more danger now?!

Su Yi Mo snapped back to reality the moment he realized the implications of Ran Feng Ge’s actions and quickly yelled out as he chased after the black cars that were now leaving him behind, “Me! I am the true young master of the Su Family! Me! You are chasing the wrong person!”

“Oi! I am the real Young Master Su! You are really chasing the wrong person!”

“I am here! I am the real Young Master Su… Come and get me instead!”

How could two adolescent legs ever catch up to speeding cars?

Su Yi Mo chased the cars for as far as he could until he lost sights of both his family car and the assailants’ cars. Stumbling, Su Yi Mo fell onto the asphalt road, cutting up his palms and knees as he tried standing up to continue running, tears pooling and finally falling from his eyes.

“Little Liar…. Uwahhhh… Little Liar!!”

“You assholes! Come back… I am the real Young Master Su…”

“I am the real Su Yi Mo…”

Not long after, the bodyguards who had not been able to rush in with their assistance caught up with Su Yi Mo. The little boy was lying on the road, sobbing out loud as he tried to catch up with his Little Liar.

The body guards stopped their cars, and one of them stepped forward to pull Su Yi Mo up: “Young master, are you alright?”

The moment Su Yi Mo realized that help had arrived, he used the edge of his sleeves to wipe up his tears and snot before pointing in the direction where Ran Feng Ge had disappeared in: “Quickly! Little Liar is in danger!”

The bodyguards looked at each other, all of them thinking along the same lines that it was no easy feat to rescue their young master, and now he wanted to jump straight back into the fray? What if something happened, wouldn’t that just put Ran Feng Ge’s efforts to waste?

“I am ordering you! Get in the car and chase them down!”

As soon as he called that out, little Su Yi Mo rushed to the car right at the front and yanked open the car door, pulling himself in at one go, his face a look of cold determination.

At this time, Master Su had also arrived at the scene. Having gotten information that his beloved little son was involved in a car chase was enough to cause him a heart attack right then and there. Rushing out from his own car, Master Su ran up to the bodyguard’s car and only felt his heart ease up after seeing his son perfectly safe and healthy. Pulling little Su Yi Mo into his embrace, Master Su could not help muttering, “You are safe! You are safe Ah Mo. Good thing you are alright; you’ve scared daddy so badly!”

“Daddy… Little Liar… He, to save me, pretended to be me! He drew away all the bad people! Quickly! We have to go and save him! We have to go and save him please?” Su Yi Mo pleaded; his voice full of apprehension and sadness.

“Ok, ok! We will go save him right this instance!” Master Su said as he pulled Su Yi Mo with him into his own private car, “You stay here with daddy okay?”

Master Su had been really scared. There was no way he was going to be able to let his son out of his sights soon.

“Daddy! Hurry!” Su Yi Mo cried.

“Okay! Okay!”

With his permission, the bodyguards quickly accelerated in the direction Ran Feng Ge’s car had headed.

However, as soon as they caught a glimpse of the black cars speeding in front of them, a loud explosion sounded and a car burst into flames right in the midst of all the other cars. The fireball from the car was large and reached towards the sky with thick putrid black smoke pouring out everywhere.

“Little Liar–” Su Yi Mo’s eyes burned, the car that had exploded, was the car he had been in earlier.

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Translator: Jypoonie
Proofreaders: Lyrick

Update

On March 22, 2020, Posted by , In Updates, With 3 Comments

Update 7/13/2020: We have the raws and it looks like Volume 2 continues for a while. We will continue as long as we have a translator interested in translating it. If anyone is interested in volunteering to do translations for any of our stories see About –> Contacts. If you are interested in taking over some of our stories let us know.

Chapter 31 marks the completion of Volume 2 of Ti Shen.

Bad news! Unfortunately we do not have the raws for Volume 3. If you are interested in taking over Ti Shen please let us know and we’ll put a link on our site to your site.

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Chapter 31: Origins – I Want Little Liar as My Wife!

On March 22, 2020, Posted by , In Ti Shen, tagged in ,, , With 9 Comments

During his time at Su Manor, Su Yi Mo always called Ran Feng Ge “Little Liar”; it was as though this nickname meant a lot to him. Whenever he was bored with nothing to do, he would call “Little Liar” this, “Little Liar” that, to the point that he had forgotten to even ask Ran Feng Ge what his real name was.

Ran Feng Ge himself did not correct Su Yi Mo, he was his benefactor after all – he had the right to call him whatever he wanted to. Besides, Su Yi Mo’s “Little Liar” had no hidden meaning behind it, Su Yi Mo just liked to call him that.

Even after staying at Su Manor for a while now, Ran Feng Ge still didn’t know what Su Yi Mo’s full name was. He had only ever heard the servants address him as “Young Master Mo”, and so that was what he called him. On top of that, even though he followed the others and called Su Yi Mo “Young Master Mo”, Ran Feng Ge didn’t know exactly which “Mo” it was; he did not know if the Mo was the Mo in 墨水 (mo shui; calligraphy ink) or if the Mo meant something else.

After a while, Su Yi Mo forbade Ran Feng Ge from calling him “Young Master Mo”, and so it became “Ah Mo”.

The two of them had fun together. Ran Feng Ge taught Su Yi Mo how to play soccer and to have fun, while Su Yi Mo showed him how to make use of computers and technology.

Since young, Ran Feng Ge had been brought up in the military household of the Ran Family, therefore he was well-versed in his physical attributes but was bad in anything related to the arts and technology. He was able to pick things up very quickly if he was able to do it hands-on, but anything related to computers gave him a hard time because his first experience with them was when he was brought into the Su Manor.

Su Yi Mo on the other hand, had always been in the protection of numerous bodyguards; the stronger his family’s power was, the better the bodyguards around him were. He was well-versed in the arts and technology. His father, Master Su, had allowed Su Yi Mo to watch him and learn about the rise and fall of the economy. Fortunately, Su Yi Mo was a very intelligent child; he was able to pick up skills fast. Even if he didn’t understand anything his father had taught him at the start, when given a little bit of time, he would master it. But because everything related to the business world was computerized, Su Yi Mo ended up alienating himself from the real world.

However, ever since the arrival of Ran Feng Ge, the both of them were able to teach the other what they lacked. Ran Feng Ge showed Su Yi Mo how to have fun and Su Yi Mo taught Ran Feng how to navigate within the computerized world, sharing with him his limited experience about the world of business.

Day after day, the bond between the two children grew stronger and stronger.

Ran Feng Ge then was still a small-sized child. With his big black eyes, he appeared very adorable and gullible. Su Yi Mo who was two years older than him and a little taller than him was already maturing a little, his facial features morphing slowly into that of a suave gentleman.

Su Yi Mo adored Ran Feng Ge’s exceptionally adorable expressions, but what he enjoyed more was Ran Feng Ge’s face when he was serious as he showed him self-defense moves. But his absolute favorite would be when Ran Feng Ge had that huge smile on his face as he chased after Su Yi Mo, crying out, “Ah Mo, wait for me!”

And so the following exchange was very common:

“Little Liar, if I win this round, will you let me give you a kiss?”

Seeing Ran Feng Ge’s adorably small face every day made Su Yi Mo want to just take a bite out of those puffy cheeks.

“There is no way you could win against me. We have only been training for a few days.” Ran Feng Ge was confident in his skills, therefore he retorted without a moment’s hesitation.

“Little Liar, you should be saying ‘what if I win then?’,” Su Yi Mo corrected him since Ran Feng Ge didn’t answer accordingly.

“What if I win then..?” Ran Feng Ge asked again just to please the older boy, even though he knew in his heart that there was no way he could lose.

“Ooh, then if Little Liar wins, I will let you give me a kiss. How is that?” Su Yi Mo asked cheekily.

Ran Feng Ge paused to process what he had just heard before saying, “But Ah Mo! Those two are the same things!”

“How are they the same? One is me taking the initiative; the other is you taking the initiative!” Su Yi Mo explained without even batting an eyelid.

Seeing his parents kiss each other every day made Su Yi Mo want to find his own special person to kiss as well. But other than Ran Feng Ge, no one else in the house could even entice him to think about it.

“Hmm… It isn’t the same?” Ran Feng Ge asked cocking his head slightly in confusion before accepting it as it is. “Then you are correct then! Let’s do it!”

Therefore, after getting kissed by Ran Feng Ge numerous times, Su Yi Mo finally managed to score a win over Ran Feng Ge for once.

The two of them had initially started out training in the yard, where it did not hurt even if they fell to the ground. However, after numerous tumbles, both of them were soon covered in soil and dirt. Ran Feng Ge was finally pinned under Su Yi Mo’s grip. Huffing and puffing breathlessly, Ran Feng Ge surrendered, “Okay! Okay! You win, I give up. You can kiss me!”

With a mischievous grin, Su Yi Mo was over the moon at the thought that he could finally take the initiative to kiss his Little Liar!

Ran Feng Ge’s small round face was so soft, like new year’s mochi, that Su Yi Mo could not stop himself from reaching out to caress the younger boy’s cheeks, hehe Little Liar is really cute. His personality is really good too, and he’s strong. When I grow up, I want Little Liar as my wife!

Even though Su Yi Mo was a very smart kid with the ability to pick things up very quickly after only being shown something once or twice, his knowledge with matters of the heart was very immature. In his mind, as long as he liked someone, he could just marry them into the family, regardless of their opinion or gender.

Ran Feng Ge’s large eyes blinked at him with mild annoyance. “Ah Mo! Hurry!”

Su Yi Mo eyed Ran Feng Ge’s soft lips, and leaned downwards, closing the distance between their lips.

What could two young kids know about kissing? All Su Yi Mo did was place his lips against Ran Feng Ge’s for one, two, five seconds, before reluctantly moving away from them in the end.

While he was moving away from Ran Feng Ge’s lips, Su Yi Mo inadvertently bit down onto Ran Feng Ge’s bottom lip. The softness of it made Su Yi Mo’s heart skip a beat, before he lowered himself once more, nibbling on Ran Feng Ge’s bottom lip again. “Little Liar, you’re delicious!”

Seeing how happy Su Yi Mo was nibbling on his lips, Ran Feng Ge got curious on how Su Yi Mo’s lips would taste as well, and so he leaned towards the older boy, capturing the boy’s lips in his mouth. Before, when Ran Feng Ge kissed Su Yi Mo, all he did was to give him a peck on his lips, he never thought about tasting the lips – therefore this was something he had to try!

En… His lips are soft and tender, really not a bad feeling!

Both boys continued to kiss, nibble and suckle at each other’s lips for the better half of an hour before Su Yi Mo smiled at Ran Feng Ge, “Little Liar, how about I marry you as my wife?”

Shaking his head, Ran Feng Ge said, “No!”

“Why not?” Su Yi Mo asked, his lips pouting.

“Why can’t it be me who marries you?” Ran Feng Ge asked.

“Hmm.. Because… Because you don’t have money! Marrying in a wife requires money,” Su Yi Mo said after thinking for a bit.

“Then I will earn a lot of money when I grow big!” Ran Feng Ge retorted.

“But you still won’t have as much as me!”

“That’s true… The money I earn will be used to treat mama and grandpa’s illnesses. I won’t have any savings,” Ran Feng Ge muttered chewing on his fingernails.

“See! I will still have more money. Therefore, I will marry you and that’s that!”

Without waiting for a reply from Ran Feng Ge, Su Yi Mo grabbed his hand with his and pulled him towards the house. “Let’s go. Time to bathe!”

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Translator: Jypoonie
Proofreaders: Lyrick, Charlotte

More Fluffiness with Little Liar

On February 22, 2020, Posted by , In Updates, With No Comments

Today we have a new chapter of Ti Shen. What will little Ran Feng Ge’s future be?

Chapter 30: Origins – Let Him Stay!

Chapter 30: Origins – Let Him Stay!

On February 22, 2020, Posted by , In Ti Shen, tagged in ,, , With 7 Comments

Chapter 30: Origins – Let Him Stay!

[TN: Su Yi Mo as a child was also addressed as Au Yi Mo]

“My mama… It’s not that she doesn’t want me… She is just sick, very sick… That’s why she cannot recognize me…” Ran Feng Ge muttered softly, “… and I don’t have the money to treat my mama and grandpa, that’s why… that’s why… the only way… the only way to get money was…”

Su Yi Mo blinked rapidly for a few seconds, understanding coming over him: “So, all you still want is just money!”

Ran Feng Ge squeezed his fingers into fists, looking up at Au Yi Mo apologetically: “I am so sorry…”

“Forget it…” Su Yi Mo said after seeing how guilty the cute little Ran Feng Ge looked, those big black eyes full of guilt and sincerity, there was no way he could bring himself to be mean to Ran Feng Ge any longer. Little Su Yi Mo was about to ask Ran Feng Ge for his name when his daddy pushed open the door, stepping inside to say: “Ah Mo, your mummy is on the phone waiting for you!”

“Really?” Su Yi Mo turned and ran towards his father, hugging his leg as he took the mobile phone over from his father’s hands, “Mummy!”

The voice on the other end of the line was saying something, something that made little Su Yi Mo very happy as he nodded his head quickly, his lips forming into an ecstatic smile as he cooed: “Okay, then I’ll accompany daddy to go pick you up tomorrow!” Master Su looked at how happy his beloved son was on the phone and smiled before turning to observe the boy lying on the bed.

Bright curious eyes, cute, and mischievous looking, no matter how he looked at him, the boy in the bed did not look like someone who was able to scheme.

Ran Feng Ge was a very intelligent little boy, with just a single look at the older man who had stepped into the room, he was able to deduce that this man was that older brother’s father, therefore, this meant that this man standing before him was the head of the house… That means he would be able to help me!

Thinking up to this point, Ran Feng Ge quickly scrambled out from the bed he had been lying on, acting like an adult, and made his way to the older man. Giving the older man a deep bow, using his most polite voice, Ran Feng Ge said: “Sir, nice to meet you. I have a request to ask from you, if you would give me a chance to explain myself.”

Master Su looked at the little boy before him with perfect mannerism. He had to force the chuckle bubbling up in his chest down as he placed a serious expression on his face.

“… And what is it that you would like to request from me?” Master Su asked curiously.

Ran Feng Ge felt his confidence build as he looked at how earnest the older man was treating him: “Firstly, I would like to apologize for causing all the trouble and inconvenience due to my unruly act before – I apologize sincerely.”

“Secondly, I would like to thank you for calling a physician to attend to me when I was sick – thank you very much!”

“Lastly, I would like to explain who I am. My name is Ran Feng Ge, my grandfather is Ran Cheng, I believe you must have heard of what has happened to my family…”

Speaking till here, Ran Feng Ge’s confidence fell as quickly as his eyes to the ground.

On the other hand, Master Su could not believe what he heard, his eyes widening in shock at the newly acquired information – Ran Cheng?! All the rumours and news that had been going around with regards to the famous G city’s superintendent, Ran Cheng?! This is his grandson?!

“Both my grandfather and mother are sick and are currently hospitalized. As a child, I am unable to work nor am I able to raise enough money to fund their treatments… That is why I could only come up with such a childish method to raise funds… However, you can rest assured Sir, I will definitely repay everything to you!” Ran Feng Ge had started out strongly, trying to impress the older man before him, but he could not help the defeated tone in his voice as he muttered out his last sentence, “That is… I can only… I will definitely repay you in full when I grow up…”

“Sir, will you please lend me some money now?”

At this moment, Ah Yi who had been out gathering information on Ran Feng Ge had just slipped into the room to update his master about the little boy before them. Just as he was leaving, he could not stop himself from looking at Ran Feng Ge sadly.

Hearing both sets of information, Master Su felt his heart wrench for the little boy before him – what he had said was true. He had of course heard of what had happened to Ran Cheng and his family; his two sons had been thrown in jail, Ran Feng Ge had not mentioned anything about his uncles because he did not know what exactly had happened to his beloved uncles. To have had such a big tragedy thrust upon his little body at such a young age, and yet he was still able to stand on his own to try and seek out remedies.

The old saying of losing people during hard times always rang true.

The moment the Ran Family’s situation turned, people who were able and willing to lend a helping hand would have decreased drastically. To force a young child of his age to try and take matters into his small hands to try and gather money to help out the family was very dangerous and very naïve.

Out of curiosity, Master Su asked: “And what about your father?”

Hearing this, Ran Feng Ge gritted his teeth, biting down on his lips hard, his fists tight, knuckles becoming white. Because of how long Ran Feng Ge was taking to answer, Master Su had thought he was not going to get an answer.

“He’s dead!” came the answer finally.

If it had not been for that bad man, nothing bad would have happened to my family.

Since he had always been non-existent in his life, Ran Feng Ge decided that it was better for him to die off completely in his heart.

Su Yi Mo who had just finished talking to his mummy on the phone, caught the last bit of Ran Feng Ge’s conversation with his daddy, the three words that had sounded – He’s dead! – made Su Yi Mo run back into the room quickly, only to see Ran Feng Ge with a very miserable expression on his face.

Making his way quickly over to his new younger brother, “Little liar, don’t cry…” Su Yi Mo said as he grabbed onto Ran Feng Ge’s hands.

Raising his head to look at Su Yi Mo, his bottom lips on the verge of bleeding from how hard he had been biting onto them, tears collecting at the corner of his eyes as he returned the grip on Su Yi Mo’s hands: “I am not crying!”

“Daddy!” Su Yi Mo turned and looked at his father, his eyes screaming Let him stay! Please let him stay! Please!!

Master Su felt his heart melt as he looked upon both boys before him. Ran Feng Ge was still a child but he was mature beyond his years even though his methods were still a little childish. He was more than willing to adopt him so that he could accompany his beloved little son, however, Ran Feng Ge was not an orphan, all he wanted was to raise funds for his family.

Looking at his son’s expectant look, Master Su could only think of the consequences of accepting Ran Feng Ge into his family – he would be an extra link for others to use to harm his son Ah Mo. But because of the family’s overly-suspicious behavior, Ah Mo had to suffer all these years of not having any close friends. It was hard for Ah Mo to actively seek out something for his own pleasure instead of thinking of the family’s opinion, to let this opportunity to make his son happy pass was indeed quite regretful.

“The medical fees for you grandfather and your mother, I will settle it for you. I will also hire professional caregivers to watch over them. I do not need you to repay me anything, all I ask from you is that you accompany my son until they recover. How does that sound?” Master Su asked as he got down on his knees in front of Ran Feng Ge, his hand resting on the head of Ran Feng Ge as he messed up the little boy’s hair, “I am willing to use all that money in exchange for you accompanying my son.”

Ran Feng Ge’s eyes shone bright: “Really?”

All he needed to do was accompany the older boy and he would be able to earn all that money. Even though Ran Feng Ge felt guilty for taking advantage of other people’s kindness he couldn’t help but wish for all of this to be true.

“Of course it is real! My daddy is the best!” Su Yi Mo exclaimed excitedly as he pulled Ran Feng Ge into a hug, “Now you don’t have to go! This is so awesome!”

Ran Feng Ge allowed himself to be dragged about by Su Yi Mo, but he still didn’t forget to turn around and give his thanks to Master Su.

Master Su watched the two boys run about happily into the adjoining room before righting himself. A mysterious smile forming on his lips.

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Translator: Jypoonie
Proofreaders: Lyrick

 

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