Chapter 29: I’m Cheating with You!

Li Xiaoman tilted her head to look at Long Sihao confusedly. “What… Who are you? I’m cheating… with you!”

Hearing her words, Long Sihao tightened his arms around her waist and looked at her gravely.

All of a sudden, he lifted her up and put her into the bathtub full of cold water.

“Ah…”

Li Xiaoman shrieked from the chillness and tried to get out, but Long Sihao pushed her back into the bathtub.

“Cold water will sober you up!” he said unemotionally to the shivering Li Xiaoman and walked out of the bathroom.

Li Xiaoman stayed in the cold bath as the chilliness cleared her mind. She thought about Huo Yunxi’s betrayal and how cruel he had been to her, and she started to weep.

She stayed in the bathtub for some time and got up; putting on a robe, she walked out of the bathroom.

Sitting on the sofa, Long Sihao watched her walking out of the bathroom. His sharp gaze immediately rested on her swollen eyes and the stains left by the tears on her face.

He frowned slightly, and a trace of coldness flashed through his eyes. However, he soon put on his usual unemotional face and said, “Come here.”

Li Xiaoman was surprised. She hesitated for a few seconds and bit her lower lips before walking toward him. She blushed from her memories of how she had flirted with him just a while ago. She felt so embarrassed that she wanted to dig a hole and hide in it.

She lowered her eyelids and sneaked a quick peek at him, feeling timid and completely at a loss. “I… I didn’t mean to… It was not…”

Long Sihao looked at her silently with his thoughtful gaze, and then he grabbed her wrist and pulled her down to the sofa.

“Ah… You…” Li Xiaoman looked at him in surprise, and then she saw an ice pack in his hand.

“I’m gonna put this on your cheek. It will reduce the swelling.” He leaned forward and applied the ice pack gently.

As he leaned forward, Li Xiaoman sensed the scent that only belonged to him, and her breath became shallow while her heart raced.

“I… I can do it myself…” she tried to grab the ice pack herself.

However, instead of grabbing the ice pack, she accidentally touched his hand. She pulled back her hand immediately like a flash of lightning. She was uncomfortable about the whole situation.

“If you don’t want to have a swollen cheek tomorrow, you better not move,” Long Sihao looked at her calmly with his thoughtful gaze and said in a deep voice. He seemed unmoved in front of her embarrassment.

Li Xiaoman was surprised that he still remembered that she had been slapped by her mother-in-law back in the mansion. His gesture deeply touched her heart.

They were very close and could feel each other’s breathing; her heart was thumping loudly in her chest.

The atmosphere was too intimate and dubious.

She struggled to break this intimate atmosphere by grabbing the ice pack from his hand.

He stood up and looked at her calmly. “It’s late; go to bed. Don’t cry over people who don’t deserve you.”

Then, he walked out of the bedroom and shut the door behind him.

After leaving the bedroom, Long Sihao sat on the sofa in the living room and made a call to his assistant, Lorry.


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