The next day, the bright sunlight illuminated the golden leaves on the ground, reflecting a dim glow.
The dark gray house didn’t look so dull under the sunlight, instead giving off an elegant air. The truth was that although the house looked a little old, it was in actuality quite gorgeous. All the materials used to build it were of the highest quality; even the screws on the swing were exquisitely made. If they weren’t, both the Mu and Ke Families wouldn’t dare allow Mu Rulan stay here.
Chen Hai was already waiting at the entrance. He saw Mu Rulan come from the house, her face a healthy pink and seemingly in an excellent mood, which made Chen Hai’s mood lift and bloom like a flower.
“Miss…” Translated by The Novelst
“Sister!” The voice, shy with a hint of joy, sounded from behind. Bai Suqing was sitting in the back seat, gazing happily at Mu Rulan leaving her house.
Chen Hai furrowed his brows at the interruption, but didn’t say anything before bowing to Mu Rulan: “Madam said that today was Miss Bai’s first day at school. Madam is afraid that she isn’t familiar with the rules in Liu Silan, and so told me to bring her along with you to school together, so that you could teach her.”
Mu Rulan raised her eyebrows, nodding in acknowledgement with a smile. Chen Hai pulled open the car door and let her in before returning to the driver’s seat to start the car.
Bai Suqing was still staring at the gray villa. She was a little disgusted. She thought the old lady of the Ke Family would have gifted a luxurious house, but instead it was just an old villa. Moreover, it looked so unlikeable. Cheh, this sort of house would only fit someone like Mu Rulan.
“Qing Qing, are you worried?” Mu Rulan smiled and asked.
Bai Suqing nodded her head nervously. “Mn, I’m not sure how the system works here, or if the students here are nice. I’m scared…”
“Don’t worry, the students here are all very friendly.”
“That’s because you’re the president of the student council.” Bai Suqing revealed her envy in her large, watery eyes, looking very lovely.
Mu Rulan hadn’t voiced a response before Chen Hai couldn’t resist adding proudly: “Of course! Our lady was chosen by the entire population of Liu Silan High School, none of the students could compare with her.”
“Sister is so awesome! I should learn more from sister from now on and be more hardworking!” Bai Suqing held up her fist and declared cutely. However, the meaning behind her words… was she trying to proclaim a challenge?
Mu Rulan smiled until her eyes curved into crescents. “Then I’ll be looking forward to it.”
She was excited for it, to see whether or not Bai Suqing would repeat the same play as in the past, so she would be able to see her defeated, or would Bai Suqing do something out of her expectations to turn the tide that was so obviously against her? This game was so interesting, she couldn’t wait to see it play out hehe…
By the time Mu Rulan and Bai Suqing arrived at the school entrance, it was late enough that there were already many students gathered around chatting.
Most of the students at Liu Silan knew Mu Rulan’s car plates quite well. So when they saw her car come to a stop, most of them paused on their way to school, to wait for Mu Rulan to get out of her car so they could greet her. After Mu Rulan’s exit from the car, Bai Suqing didn’t have even the opportunity to pull up a smile before she was pushed aside by the students, so much so that even her clothing and hair were messed up.
Bai Suqing didn’t know who pushed her, but she almost fell down. She stood outside the crowd, looking at Mu Rulan, who was being surrounded. It seemed like she was the bright moon, surrounded by twinkling stars. Her fish clenched tightly in her sleeve, her jealousy and resentment hidden under a pitiful facade. It looked like she would need to put in a lot of effort if she wanted to take down Mu Rulan!
“Alright, alright.” Mu Rulan’s voice sounded like a warm springtime stream, brushing away annoyances in people’s hearts. She walked past the crowd to Bai Suqing’s side and held her hands. “This is my little sister, Bai Suqing. She had some circumstances so she’s living temporarily in my house. Today’s her first day, so if she needs anything I hope you all can help her out, okay?”
Her words didn’t sound off; she didn’t mislead people to think that Bai Suqing was an illegitimate child, nor did she use any words to make people misunderstand and despise Bai Suqing. Mu Rulan was genuinely introducing her little sister, Bai Suqing, with sincerity.
Bai Suqing blushed a shy red under all the eyes looking at her, seeming like a fawn trying to stay calm despite its fear. Immediately she managed to catch the eyes of several boys with the delicate, empathetic look of hers. Although her looks might not stand out, she managed to gather sympathy and fondness from the boys. At the same time, she was scorned by many of the girls.
Mu Rulan brought Bai Suqing to the Senior 2F class. There were only a few students there. They already knew when they saw Mu Rulan and Bai Suqing standing together that this was the little sister that Mu Rulan had mentioned before. A few gazes had their sight locked on to Bai Suqing, but they didn’t say anything. Bai Suqing also didn’t make a move, not wanting to show her trump card to Mu Rulan yet.
“Then I’m going first, I’ll see you at the canteen.” After Mu Rulan introduced Bai Suqing, she took a glance at the students inside the classroom.
Bai Suqing nodded her head, earnestly wishing that Mu Rulan would leave quickly and get out of the way. Translated by The Novelst
Mu Rulan smiled and left just as Bai Suqing had hoped. The bashful expression on her face immediately faded away and her first clenched around the speech script inside her pocket, her heart bursting with confidence. She had prepared an impassioned speech to give so she could shock the room full of rich playboys.
She had them investigated beforehand. Each and every one of them were born from rich backgrounds, but because their parents were too busy to accompany them, they had rebellious hearts under the seriousness on the surface. They were longing for someone to recognize their efforts, so the only thing she had to do was to let them take her as their goal, so that she could become their leader!
When the bell rang at last, the students of the F class finally trickled in one by one. Bai Suqing sat in the very last row, quickly scanning for the most important people: Duan Yao, Li Shen, Taishi Niangzi, Liu Peiyang, Li Mo…
They would become Bai Suqing’s fangs, and she had high aspirations to obtain their favor. But it was too bad that they were all Mu Rulan’s strongest defense. It wasn’t going to be easy for her to poach them.
Proofread by: Hannah