The Sickly Scion's Petite Wife Is Sweet And Cool
499 The Truth (2)
Xiao Ruoshui covered her ears from his roar. She thought of something and widened her eyes.
Could it be that Xiao Qirui knew…
Seeing that she no longer talked back, General Xiao’s anger finally dissipated a little.
It was impossible to hit his daughter. He looked at Xiao Qirui with a dark gaze. “You’re a stubborn person. It’s useless for me to hit you. Then continue to kneel in the ancestral hall. Come out when you’ve thought it through, but it’s impossible to break off the engagement with the Yuan family.”
Xiao Qirui lowered his eyes and stood up without a word. He turned around and took two steps before staggering.
“Rui’er…” Madam Xiao’s face was filled with heartache. She and Xiao Ruoshui supported him from both sides.
“What’s there to help him? Let him walk on his own. As a son, he’s disobedient and unfilial. As a man, he’s treacherous.”
These words were too heartbreaking. Madam Xiao glared at him with red eyes. If not for her rationality, she really wanted to question who had betrayed her.
However, she could not say this. Once she said it, the last relationship between the couple would be gone.
General Xiao felt a little embarrassed by her gaze, and the rest of his words were stuck in his throat.
He glanced at Xiao Qirui’s lacerated back and strode away with a dark expression.
“Rui’er, you’re muddle-headed.” As soon as General Xiao left, Madam Xiao seemed to have lost her last breath of vitality and fell dejected.
She looked at her son, whom she had always been proud of, in disappointment and said with heartache, “I don’t know what you and that woman have experienced, but have you ever thought about Yuwan? What will she do if you break off the engagement?”
Xiao Qirui’s eyelids twitched. Unexpectedly, the image of the woman kneeling piously in front of the Buddha statue to pray for her family appeared in his mind.
Although he had always known that he had a fiancée, that was the first time he had seen her.
Later on, when Old Master Yuan passed away, he came to pay his respects. The woman knelt in the mourning hall in plain clothes, as if she had lost her soul.
He, who had always adhered to the rules, couldn’t help but pat her shoulder and comfort her. “You still have me.”
The woman, whose eyes were originally empty, instantly cried.
Unexpectedly, the next day, she sent someone to send him a letter. There was only a short sentence on it.
“Young General is a good person. He really shouldn’t have gotten involved with the Yuan family.”
The handwriting was elegant and clean.
She had already thought of a reason for him to withdraw the engagement. She only needed to use the excuse that she had to observe mourning.
The scene in his mind turned to the person who had ruined her life because of her disfigurement. Xiao Qirui closed his eyes in pain and lowered his head, not daring to look at Mrs. Xiao.
“She’s… a good girl. She’ll definitely be able to find a better man than me.”
“You…” Madam Xiao raised her hand in anger, but seeing that there was not a single piece of good meat on him, she did not know where to start.
Xiao Ruoshui reminded her, “Mother, let’s get someone to apply medicine for Big Brother first. Otherwise, Father will send someone over later.”
Madam Xiao glanced at the stubborn Xiao Qirui and could only call for help.
No matter what, the person who understood you the best would always be your “enemy.” As expected of Xiao Ruoshui, who had fought with General Xiao since she was young. As soon as the servant applied the medicine on Xiao Qirui, a few guards came in and escorted him to the ancestral hall.
Xiao Ruoshui sent Madam Xiao back to the main courtyard first and pinched the small box under her sleeve. She rolled her eyes and said, “Mother, don’t worry. I’ll persuade Big Brother.”
Madam Xiao rubbed her forehead tiredly and waved her hand. “Go.”
After Xiao Qirui broke out of the residence, General Xiao directly sent a team of soldiers to surround the ancestral hall.
These soldiers were different from ordinary guards. They had really killed people and seen blood.
Xiao Ruoshui was speechless. She suddenly felt that her father had gone easy on her in the past.
“Eldest Miss, the general has orders not to let anyone in.”
Looking at the person blocking her way, Xiao Ruoshui gritted her teeth. After coaxing and pestering for a long time, she finally managed to buy enough time.
The ancestral hall door creaked open and closed.
Looking at the person kneeling there, Xiao Ruoshui called out weakly, “Big Brother.”
“Don’t look for her. She doesn’t know anything,” Xiao Qirui said indifferently without turning around.
Actually, after the incident, Xiao Qirui had never thought of marrying Feng Manman. He only wanted to do his best to protect her for the rest of her life.
However, he was not a fool. After spending a few months together, it was impossible for him not to see the longing in Feng Manman’s eyes.