Chapter 15 You Want Me to Move Out So Badly?
But this position…
Gu Jingze watched her pick up her chopsticks, twirl it around some noodles, and stuff it into her mouth as she started to eat heartily. He closed his eyes, exasperated. “Lin Che…”
Immediately, Lin Che turned her head in surprise. When she saw Gu Jingze, she almost fell off her chair.
“Gu Jingze, why don’t you make a sound when you walk?” she yelled. She patted her chest and said, “I thought there was a ghost.”
Gu Jingze said, “You were cooking?”
He did not expect her to be able to cook. And it smelled pretty good too.
Lin Che looked at her bowl of noodles. She nodded and said, “Yes, yes. This great chef was cooking the most delicious food on earth.”
So she was eating instant noodles.
And he even thought that it smelled good.
Was it time for him to think about getting far away from this uncultured woman?
Gu Jingze said, “So you don’t know how to cook anything?”
Lin Che said, “I… I boil water pretty well. I’ve never overcooked it.”
Gu Jingze did not know how exactly this woman had grown up without learning how to do anything.
Lin Che said, “You probably haven’t eaten considering how you’re home so late. Want some?”
Lin Che pushed her bowl forward. Gu Jingze looked at what was in the bowl. It looked quite good. There were vegetables, meat, and eggs. Together with the soup, it looked good enough to sell and was very appetizing.
“There’s no need. I’m not hungry.” As he said this, he licked his lips subconsciously.
Gu Jingze stood there unmoving. When he felt Lin Che smile, he breathed in deeply and prepared to scold her.
“Eating so late isn’t good for the stomach,” he said.
“It’s fine if done once in a while. I don’t usually eat this late, but I’m in a good mood today so I’m eating this to reward myself.”
She picked up some noodles and moved them closer until they were right in front of him. With a persuasive expression, she smiled in anticipation as she moved her chopsticks closer to his lips.
The aroma excited his taste buds and started a riot in his stomach. He looked at her in exasperation. “Okay, okay, okay. I’ll eat it. Get away from me,” he said as a compromise.
She quickly stuffed the noodles into his mouth.
He chewed a few times, finding it actually quite tasty.
“Too salty,” he remarked after swallowing.
Although he said this, he ate bite after bite. Slowly and elegantly, he finished the entire bowl.
She stared at him, dumbfounded. Gu Jingze merely raised his head and looked at her coolly. “Why?”
Lin Che said, “Have you never eaten instant noodles before? Why did you eat it as if you were eating a delicacy? I think all that’s left for you to finish is the soup.”
“Yes.” Gu Jingze looked at Lin Che’s expression and asked in a confused manner, “So what?”
Lin Che said, “No, it’s nothing. It’s just that to have never eaten instant noodles before… your standard is really low. Instant noodles are one of life’s most delicious enjoyments and you almost missed it. Luckily, you have me. Otherwise, you would have definitely regretted it to death.”
Gu Jingze watched Lin Che speak with an exaggerated expression. He looked at her calmly and said, “This is junk food.”
“Delicious junk food!” Lin Che corrected him.
Gu Jingze shook his head and looked at Lin Che silently.
Lin Che patted her stomach and said, “Now that I’ve eaten my fill and in a good mood, I’m going to bed.”
Gu Jingze looked at her. “It looks like you’re in a really good mood.”
Lin Che said, “Of course. I’m going to play the role of the third female lead soon. Even though it’s the third female lead… the role appears through the entire series and it’s a very popular series. In the future, I’m going to be famous and successful. How can I not be in a good mood?”
As Lin Che said this, she stood there happily and looked proud. Gleefully, she placed her hands on his shoulders.
Gu Jingze frowned. He turned his head to the side and looked at her hand.
However, she seemed to not be aware of herself and continued to show off. “I never thought that I, Lin Che, would get my big break one day. It’s a pity that Lin Li is the second female lead. I don’t know if I have any scenes with her. I hope I don’t… I’m afraid that I’ll puke when I see her.”
Gu Jingze swept his eyes across her face, but his gaze still landed on her errant hand in the end.
He let out a dry cough, raised his head, and looked at Lin Che somberly.
As if she suddenly remembered something, Lin Che looked down.
“Oh no. Sorry, sorry. I forgot.” She frantically patted Gu Jingze’s clothes as if she was smoothing out the wrinkles.
Thereafter, she looked at Gu Jingze who did not seem too uncomfortable. Chewing on her fingertips, she said sheepishly, “I’m sorry. I’m a loud and crass person. That’s why I said that I might make you feel uncomfortable if we lived together.”
As if he had thought of something, he looked at Lin Che and said, “So you still hope that I’ll move out?”
Lin Che looked at Gu Jingze as she said seriously, “Yes. We agreed that we would establish a mutually beneficial relationship during our marriage. So you can rest assured. Even if you live together with Miss Mo, I’ll help you cover it up. You’re probably busy most of the time too. I’ll use that as an excuse if your family members suddenly come over. I can say that you went out, perhaps for a business trip or for a meeting; I have so many excuses. As long as you come back sometimes, it’ll be fine. Anyway, if you want to leave with Miss Mo, just go. Don’t worry about your family finding out. I’ll definitely help you smooth it over.”
Gu Jingze looked at Lin Che. His gaze was deep, secretive, and contemplative yet indifferent.
Under his gaze, Lin Che felt her heart heating up.
She felt that his gaze was too profound as if he could read a person’s thoughts.
His gaze was a bit too sensuous.
Suddenly, Gu Jingze said, “I won’t move out.”
He continued, “Moving out will be way too much trouble. And then there’s still a huge problem. I don’t trust your acting skills. With your stupidity, you definitely won’t be able to cover up for me properly. If I move out and leave you here alone to deal with it, it’s the same as leaving my problem in your hands. I’m not used to letting people decide my life, especially to people of questionable intelligence like you.”
Lin Che said angrily, “If you have something to say, say it properly. Don’t insult me for no reason. What’s wrong with my intelligence?” But it was understandable for him to not trust her. After all, this concerned the safety of the woman he loved, so he definitely felt a lot of stress and could not easily trust others, especially her.
Lin Che could not help but think that the conflict between the two of them was like something from a novel. She was the evil second female lead in the novel, the one who ruined the relationship between the two leads and became a hindrance.
With a calm expression, Gu Jingze walked towards the door. “The conclusion is that you don’t have to waste your time trying to chase me out. For now, we’re definitely going to live our married life together. It’d be best for you to get used to it and think about how to play the role of Mrs. Gu properly. Stop entertaining nonsensical thoughts!”
Lin Che never expected him to think this badly of her. “I’m doing this for your own good. I just don’t want to see lovers get separated.”
Gu Jingze could not help but stop in his tracks. He sneered, “How thoughtful of you!”