Rebirth to a Military Marriage: Good Morning Chief
353 I Was Your ‘Bridge’
There was no need for him to care about the other two people in the Qiao family.
But if Qiao Dongliang did not like him, then Qiao Nan would never be his girlfriend.
"It's okay. It's not that far away. Come, I will walk you to the door." Chen Jun rejected Qiao Dongliang's gestures kindly but Qiao Dongliang insisted on walking him to the door. After sending him off, Qiao Dongliang remained standing at the door. When Chen Jun turned to look back, Qiao Dongliang waved at him.
Qiao Dongliang did not stand at the door because he liked Chen Jun. He only wanted to make sure that Chen Jun had really left.
Chen Jun left at the right time. It was about time for lunch, and he did not want to impose on the Qiao family. In fact, Wang Yang should make a move as well.
Even though Qiao Zijin wanted him to stay, Wang Yang still kindly refused. "I just came out for a walk. My parents are waiting for me at home. I did not tell my parents and my grandparents that I will not be home for lunch. Sister Zijin, if you want to invite me for a meal, let's make an appointment next time."
"Wang Yang is right. It won't be good to make him stay since he hasn't informed his family." Qiao Dongliang nodded in agreement. "If there's a chance next time, you can come to my house for a meal. You don't mind me walking you out, do you?"
After sending Chen Jun off, Qiao Dongliang was in a hurry to send Wang Yang off as well.
"Dad, why didn't you ask Wang Yang to stay for a meal? Last time, we went to the Zhu family's residence for dinner. It's too impolite of you." After Wang Yang left, Qiao Zijin expressed her dissatisfaction at her father's actions. "Dad, why did you not show due respect for my feelings in front of Wang Yang?"
Should her father not help her make Yang Yang stay for a meal? Could he not tell that she valued him as a brother?
"Show due respect for your feelings? Then, what about me?" Qiao Dongliang was furious. He wanted to send Wang Yang away because he was worried that he would be a bad influence on Zijin and that he would harm her.
Baoguo was a living example. He did not want his daughter to become another Zhu Baoguo.
He was upset that his good intentions had been misunderstood by Zijin. It was no wonder that Nan Nan decided to ignore Zijin. If this continued, he… he just could not let go. He could not sit and watch as Zijin learned the bad ways from Wang Yang.
Qiao Zijin sat down angrily and gave orders as if she was the boss. "Dad, I am hungry."
Anyway, since Yang Yang had already left, he would not come back even if she quarreled with her father. Besides, her father would not let him stay either. If she continued to argue with her father, it would affect her relationship with him and Qiao Nan would stand to gain. She was not stupid.
"Alright, I will prepare lunch for both of you." Qiao Dongliang knew that even though Qiao Zijin did not bring up Wang Yang anymore, she still had not sorted out her thoughts. But it was useless to argue further. Qiao Zijin would not have a change of mind in such a short period of time. He had to take things slowly.
While Qiao Dongliang cooked for his two daughters, Qiao Zijin went to sit beside Qiao Nan. "Nan Nan, Chen Jun…"
"Chen Jun has an impressive background. I heard from one of the girls in our class that Chen Jun's father is an official. He works at the police station and has a certain power and influence." Without waiting for Zijin to finish her sentence, Qiao Nan gave a brief introduction of Chen Jun.
"Really?" There was a glimmer in Qiao Zijin's eyes.
"I don't know if it's true or not. Anyway, that's what the students said. You should know it could be a rumor as well. I am not sure of its accuracy, so don't ask me anymore." Qiao Nan lowered her eyes. She was very clear about how she should put her words across so that Qiao Zijin would believe what she said about Chen Jun's background.
Besides, Qiao Zijin might not be smart, but she had the talent of judging one's family situation from the way one dressed themselves.
That was the reason why Qiao Zijin asked her time and again to introduce Chen Jun.
In her previous life, when she brought Chen Jun back home, feeling nervous, she was greeted by an enthusiastic Qiao Zijin. Even when her mother was unhappy and wanted to embarrass her, Qiao Zijin would stand on her side.
At that time, she was so foolish, thinking that Qiao Zijin finally treated her as her younger sister. She even felt touched by what she did, given that she was the only one who was supportive of her.
Her thoughts drifted to what happened next. There was only coldness in Qiao Nan's eyes.
Qiao Zijin, who was materialistic and looked forward to a luxurious lifestyle, had perfected the ability to look out for men who came from a wealthy background.
"That's right. More often than not, these stories that are spread from one mouth to another can't be true. The students in your school are so gossipy. They should focus on their studies instead of thinking about the family background of guys. They are so shameless. Nan Nan, I only tell you this since you are my sister. You have to study hard and focus on your studies. Don't be influenced by them. Do you understand?" Qiao Zijin softened her voice, speaking to Qiao Nan in a caring and patient manner which was totally unlike her.
"Sister, you are so ridiculous. No matter whether the rumors are true or not, it is not my business. Why will I bother at all? I don't care what family background Senior has." Qiao Nan yawned, "Sister, have a seat. I will go to the toilet."
Qiao Nan stood up and went to the toilet. She stopped at the door and turned to look at Qiao Zijin.
Qiao Zijin who was smiling happily to herself had no time to care about Qiao Nan. Her eyes sparkled, thinking of what she could do to get to know Chen Jun and to find out more about him.
It was a pity that she was only in high school and was studying in Ping Cheng. Chen Jun was already a college student and his school was in Beijing.
They were too far apart. She did not have the chance to get to Chen Jun and to have more interaction with him. She had to think of a way.
Seeing that Qiao Zijin was so ecstatic and excited, Qiao Nan walked sullenly into the toilet and closed the door. Looking at herself in the mirror, Qiao Nan's eyes turned red and her tears spilled out of her eyes, rolling down her cheeks.
She had always thought that Chen Jun was undecided and could not resist Qiao Zijin's temptation.
During the time when Chen Jun was with her, even though they were not very intimate with each other and the most intimate move was a simple hug, and never a kiss on the cheek, Chen Jun was really good and considerate to her.
Even though Qiao Zijin tried means and ways to be pregnant with Chen Jun's child and married him to become Mrs. Chen, as far as she knew, Chen Jun did not treat Qiao Zijin as good as how he treated her.
Chen Jun used to be her boyfriend, but he became her brother-in-law. The reason why Qiao Nan was able to let go and moved on so quickly was that she knew that Chen Jun did not treat Qiao Zijin as well as how he treated her.
Qiao Zijin wanted Chen Jun for herself as he had an influential family and would be beneficial to her. Qiao Zijin thought that after she married Chen Jun, he would be good to her.