Chapter 1841: Slightly Old
The first episode of Survivor had already aired.
Han Zhuoling was the guest and Shi Xiaoya was the tag-along makeup artist. How could the two of them not know each other?
The one in Man City was already the second episode!
What was there not to understand seeing Shi Xiaoya’s guilty reaction?
In his heart, Shi Nancang scoffed at Han Zhuoling for being so shameless, telling him that he hadn’t seen Shi Xiaoya that day below her apartment.
What a show he’d put on!
“I won’t be going after you anymore for hiding it from me last time,” Shi Nancang said tiredly.
His sister was no longer the cutie who told him everything and anything.
“It wasn’t intentional, but Han Zhuoling and I were having a tentative relationship then. I could feel that he’s treating me differently from others, but we hadn’t confirmed anything, so I didn’t know how to tell you, afraid that you’ll misunderstand too. In the end, it all seemed like my wishful thinking.” Shi Xiaoya scratched her head in frustration. “Geez! It’s just super hard to explain, so I didn’t.”
Shi Nancang sighed. “Han Zhuoling’s really not bad. Even from a man’s point of view, he’s almost flawless. Except for his age.”
Shi Xiaoya: “…”
“Since you’ve decided to be with him, I won’t stop you, nor can I stop you. I only hope you won’t hide anything from me in the future. At least then I can back you up in time if anything happens.”
“We’re not like the Han Family, and I might not be Han Zhuoling’s match,” Shi Nancang said, “but this doesn’t mean that we can’t do anything. Even if we can’t change the outcome, we can at least let him know that you’re not alone. You have someone supporting you and protecting you; you’re not someone he can bully easily.”
Shi Xiaoya opened her mouth, but Shi Nancang cut her off before she could say anything. “Don’t say that he’ll never bully you. What if? Who knows what will happen in the future?”
“What’s more, even if you two are dating and would probably marry in the future, which couple never had their troubles? Come home, or seek me out if you get into a fight. No matter what happens, whether you’re in the right or wrong, we’ll always be with you.”
“Brother…” Shi Xiaoya said, moved.
Her relationship with Han Zhuoling had barely started, and Shi Nancang was already thinking so far ahead.
Afraid that she would suffer hardships and grievances.
Precisely because he cared too much, that was why he couldn’t help but think so far ahead, to plan for anything possible.
“You’re an adult now. I won’t and can’t control many things. I know adult relationships, and I can’t expect you to be like children,” Shi Nancang said. “Han Zhuoling’s a grown man. You guys will face that step sooner or later.”
Shi Xiaoya was utterly confused by his words.
“Bro, what are you trying to say?” Shi Xiaoya was curious.
Shi Nancang hesitated, saying, “When that time really times, you must take protection. Don’t be a ditz.”
Heat immediately blossomed in Shi Xiaoya’s cheeks. “Brother, why are you saying this!”
“Why can’t I?” Shi Nancang tsked. “You’re both adults, so you’re going to take that step sooner or later. Our family might need to approve who you’re dating, but we’re not so old-fashioned as to expect you to save it for your marriage.”