Xianggong, Please Divorce Me! - Chapter 37
Washing Silver Gun With Jade Blood (1)
Xuan Zi woke up while Su Tang and Xi Que were in the middle of the conversation.
Hearing him wake up, Su Tang rushed into the room but saw Xuan Zi mowing his lips, trying hard to push back his tears. Song Shian stood at the side, wanting to hug him yet knowing not how; wanting to comfort him yet did not know how? Thus, the two men looked at each other with rather heavy, saddened hearts.
Watching Su Tang come in, Song Shian involuntarily let out a sigh of relief. He then turned sideways, freeing some space for Su Tang; however, he was a little perplexed by his thought.
Why did I think this woman could handle all this?
Xuan Zi looked at a worried Su Tang walking in and felt aggrieved in his heart. His pushed back tears started to fall uncontrollably, they started dripping down his eyes. From here on, he would be an orphan, no one to love him anymore, boohoo~
Who could understand his grievances?
Before he could burst into sobs, Su Tang shouted: “Why are you crying? I haven’t even started being angry with you yet!”
Xuan Zi was stunned, he looked at Su Tang with tears in his eyes.
Even Song Shian was stunned. What was this woman doing?
Su Tang sat down on the bed and vented: “It was a waste of me to make you a good meal and take you out to play, all for you to treat me like this! If you think just a few words are going to suffice and I’ll accept them, then you are wrong. And why did you avoid me after touching my hand, huh? Do you think of me as a tiger or a fierce wolf that would devour you? We were friends in a similar predicament and yet you treat me like this? Hmph, I am very angry! I am going to cry because of you!”
With that said, Su Tang shifted her sitting and turned her back to him.
Song Shian chagrined when he saw her get angry at a child, that too at her age, but when he looked back at Xuan Zi, he found a trace of remorse flash in his eyes.
What? What happened?
Su Tang was still grumbling away her never-ending grievances, “Originally, I wanted to take someone out to play today, but now that he’s all better, he doesn’t like me anymore and doesn’t want to go out and play with me! He feels It’s okay if he wants to jump into the water and sleep for a long time, leaving me all alone! So annoying!”
After turning her head back and showing her sad-looking eyes, Su Tang said again, “If you don’t like me, you could just say it; my heart is in too much pain because of you! My kindness is being treated like a donkey’s lungs and liver1Treating kindness with contempt… woo~ I’m so sad…” Su Tang’s eyes reddened as she said, seemingly about to cry.
“Being a man, how can you bully a woman like this? Woo~”
Seeing Su Tang actually begin to cry, Song Shain’s thoughts were in a mess. He couldn’t understand what was going through her head. Did this woman get her intelligence kicked by a donkey?
Is she always like this?!
Xuan Zi listened to Su Tang complain and looked at her with an aggrieved, sad face; he couldn’t sit still. He moved and stretched out his hand and began wiping her tears clumsily, he then puffed up his cheeks and said, “I didn’t mean it. Don’t be angry, I don’t dislike you…”
Su Tang avoided his hand, she turned around and ignored him, then began sobbing alone.
Xuan Zi looked at Song Shian embarrassedly, and Song Shian reciprocated with a similar look—now even he couldn’t figure what was what anymore.
Xuan Zi wanted to help but he himself was helpless. So he crawled to Su Tang’s side and extended his head closer to her and whispered, “Don’t be angry, I’ll let you stroke my head.”
Su Tang glanced at his helpless look and held back a smile. She then continued to pout and said, “Will you ignore me in the future?”
“No,” Xuan Zi replied softly.”
“Will you be easily aggravated by others?”
Xuan Zi hesitated, then raised his head firmly and said, “No!”
“Okay, then let’s pinky-swear and make a promise!” Su Tang said fiercely. She then bent her little finger and saw Xuan Zi extend and hook his finger with her own, after which she then let out a reluctant smile.
Assured that she was no longer angry, Xuan Zi smiled a faint smile. But the smile didn’t last long. He dropped his small head and said in frustration, “What if you don’t love me from now on?” He glanced at Song Shian again, “Daddy, am I not your biological son?”
… If he wasn’t Song Shian’s biological son; he wouldn’t be as loved as he was previously.
Looking at Xuan Zi’s heart-rendering expression, Song Shian was distressed. He reached his hands and began rubbing his small head with his large hands. “No.”
When Xuan Zi heard this, his eyes dimmed. Although knew this from his past experiences, he understood that it must’ve been very uncomfortable for ‘daddy’ to admit it.
Seeing this, Su Tang directly poked at Xuan Zi’s forehead and said, “So what if you are not your cold-pan father’s biological son? You only know it now, but he was aware of it long back. Even then, does he not treat you like his own son? Or is it that you’ve seen him beat and abuse you in the future; make you eat pickles, bread cabbage soup for your meals every day, and hit you up when he’s bored?”
Listening to Su Tang’s rambling in all seriousness, Song Shian finally couldn’t help but laugh at her.
When Xuan Zi thought about it, he found it sensible, so he bowed his head in embarrassment.
Su Tang glared at Song Shian and said to Xuan Zi, “You worry over nothing! This cold-pan father of yours won’t abuse you. And even if he swallows the guts of a Leopard2become gutsy, daring and dares abuse you, this old lady will drag him out and throw him over the wall. Oh no, wait, judging by his weight, if we throw him he’ll surely collapse the wall. Then let’s throw him on the ground and trample him until he’s flat, okay?”
“Okay?” Song Shian stopped laughing. This woman didn’t seem reliable anymore. He just witnessed how she had used Xuan Zi to dispose of him. Doesn’t this besmirch his image as a responsible and great father!
Xuan Zi looked at his father’s black face, and hurriedly pulled at Su Tang’s sleeves, and said, “Don’t step on Dad…”
Song Shian was pleased. En, good son!
Wait, no, why does this feel weird?
Su Tang felt that at this point, 70 to 80 percent of Xuan Zi’s heart was relieved, but she knew that there was still around 20 to 30 percent of the wall that needed to be taken down; Or else, based on how sensitive Xuan Zi was he would be hurt again.
She contemplated for a while, then lowered her head and said earnestly, “I want to ask you one thing.”
“Huh?” Xuan Zi raised his head, a little muddled by her sudden seriousness.
Su Tang looked into his eyes and said, “In the future, your cold-pan father will definitely bring you many younger brothers and sisters. And you as their elder brother must take care of them! You see, your cold-pan father is so cold-hearted and ruthless, and will definitely fail at educating them; therefore, this glorious and arduous task will be entrusted to you! When they don’t obey, you can beat them up, hum!”
That cold-pan noodles3said to Song Shian; referring to his deadpan-like facewould definitely have his own children; instead of letting Xuan Zi be too distracted, it was better to mete out some responsibility to him first. Let him take part and bond!
Hearing these words, Xuan Zi was stunned and looked at Song Shian with his mouth agape. In his young heart, he felt the responsibility far too distant for him to be teaching his younger siblings.
Song Shian’s heart was astir. This woman was willing to bear his child?