"So she is claiming that she doesn't know?" Lily asked while propping her chin on her palm. She was sitting comfortably at the island in their kitchen as she listened to Bei Tian talk about skinning people alive while they were eating. Although Lily does not feel any deep disgust towards the topic, she still finds it uncomfortable to talk about something like this while eating. She glanced at Zhuo Jingren, who was dining across from Bei Tian as.
The latter was also listening to Bei Tian's ranting.
"Yes, that woman surely wanted to get Jingren's attention! Years ago, after Jingren saved their mall, there had been rumors of her being engaged to my friend. It is obvious that her father, that Mu Huang, is the culprit. He wanted to use Zhuo Jingren's name to build more connections. What a cunning old man," Bei Tian said before he shoveled a huge load of vegetable salad into his mouth. He must be either really hungry or really angry to act this way, Lily mused.
"So she wants attention," Lily nodded in understanding before she looked at Zhuo Jingren. "I commend her guts. She really targeted the place where you grew up?"
"I will take care of her," Zhuo Jingren answered.
"You'd better," Lily countered. "How come I still need to deal with women trying to climb into my husband's bed? I am already too tired at work, ah."
In response, Zhuo Jingren slowly put down his fork and walked towards Lily. "Too tired? How about I give you a massage later?" He smiled gently before he started massaging Lily's shoulders.
"Oi! What are you two doing?" Bei Tian widened his eyes as he stared at the couple. "You two… stop. Stop this PDA in front of me. This won't make me jealous at all. I already vowed to be chaste forever and no PDA will make me change my mind!"
When Bei Tian saw Lily and Jingren just eyeing each other as they continued to ignore him, he wasn't putting up with it."We need a plan people! I know I already said that I want to kill that woman but I cannot ruin my godly reputation in front of Lily. If I kill that woman now, Lily's only thought will be that I am a psychopath dressed like an angel. I'll never get to hold my nephews," Bei Tian explained while giving Zhuo Jingren a stern look.
"I thought we already had a plan?" Lily asked before she pointed at the nape of her neck. "Here… harder please…"
"What plan?" Bei Tian asked. They haven't talked about any plan at all! Did he miss something?
"Jingren already said that he will deal with her. And to be honest, I don't have the time to play chase with women who like my husband. I can't waste my time fending off all of the women who want to snatch him away from me," Lily said. With the issues that she is currently facing, worrying about some misguided women was the least of her concerns. True, Lily is possessive and jealous - but after spending some time with Zhuo Jingren she realized that her jealous tendencies and paranoia about being alone again would not stop the man from leaving if he wanted to.
Both of them are powerful individuals in the business world. If Zhuo Jingren chose to cheat, Lily wouldn't be able to do anything to stop him. However, she also knew deep within her that this is something that Zhuo Jingren would never do.
Of course, this does not mean that Lily won't face slap these people. But this time, she won't be doing it with her own hands. With this in mind, she looked at Zhuo Jingren while pointing her slim finger of blame directly at him as she built up steam. "This is because of you. I already told you to stay at home and hide your face from women. And yet, you insist on working to earn some money for me," she said, making Bei Tian widen his eyes again.
"Hold on, people! What is the plan? You can't just say that he will deal with her! How? Will he kill her? Anger her to death? Torture her? I want to know how?" What are these two doing? This is not how I work, thought Bei Tian.
Lily blinked her eyes at Bei Tian. Then she blinked them again. Was this man serious? Lily slowly nodded as a realization hit her. So Bei Tian was Zhuo Jingren right hand man for a reason, she thought. He must be the one doing all the dirty work behind everyone's back while Zhuo Jingren was the one who made all the plans. Lily took pity on him and caved in, "Alright. Since you are so pitiful, I will help you."
"Mu Lihua wanted Zhuo Jingren's attention so he won't give her that. In this case, we are going to use her scheme against her. First, we will not make any movements to try and meet up with her or entertain her request for a meeting. Then we will use this opportunity to increase our popularity and reputation by moving the orphanage to another location. I have a big chunk of land from the Qin Family, that should be useful. After this, we will create chaos in the media. Ruin her reputation by painting her as the evil person who wanted to develop the land the orphanage sits on while we transfer the kids to a much better location," she smiled at Bei Tian. "Do you get it now, Master Bei?"
"Hold on… how do you know that she will call us? What if she's waiting for our call? What if she is waiting for Go Jichen to call her and schedule for a meeting?" Bei Tian asked. To be honest, Bei Tian was a little slow in the brains department but he's very good in art and he excels at killing! Still, it wouldn't be a wise move to underestimate him, ah.
"Zhuo Jingren can solve this without needing to see her and that woman is smart enough to know this," Lily explained. "So what she will do is use this as an excuse to meet with Zhuo Jingren under the pretense of being apologetic. She'll ask for a meeting or a coffee to talk about the orphanage and then she will try offering to sell it to him for a very low price," Bei Tian slowly nodded his head in comprehension after Lily's spoke.
"So it is like this…" Bei Tian said as he eyed Zhuo Jingren, who was massaging Lily's shoulders. Then he shifted his gaze to Lily. "So how did you know all this? Do you have a spy in her office?"
"No, Master Bei…" Lily stifled a laugh. "Knowing things like this is what I do."