Rebirth to a Military Marriage: Good Morning Chief
504 To Challenge Her
Lin Yuankang could tell that Qiu Chenxi was resentful toward Qiao Nan and was ambitious to succeed.
Lin Yuankang had heard about what happened between Qiu Chenxi and Zhai Sheng. Lin Yuankang could not stand by and do nothing while others belittled his disciple so as to prove themselves.
He did not deny that Qiu Chenxi had a high academic qualification and was older than Qiao Nan. She also had more life experiences than Qiao Nan. From this point of view, it seemed that Qiu Chenxi had more advantages than Qiao Nan. But at his age, Lin Yuankang understood that at times, age and education qualifications were useless.
Since Qiu Chenxi wanted to give it a try, Lin Yuankang agreed graciously. It was only through this would Qiu Chenxi be able to know that his disciple had the ability and real talents. She was not fooling around.
"Comrade Xiao Qiao, what do you think?" Lin Yuankang had agreed, but the political commissar had to ask Qiao Nan for her opinion as well.
Qiu Chenxi gave Qiao Nan a warning look. There was a threatening look in her eyes.
Qiao Nan smiled and said, "That's good, Political Commissar. To be honest, I was dragged here by my master today. Before that, I didn't know what my master brought me here for, so I didn't do a lot of preparation work. Since Comrade Qiu is willing to take the class tomorrow, this is good news for me."
With that, Qiao Nan glanced at Lin Yuankang.
She was forced by her master to conduct the lessons.
Luckily, she occasionally helped children from other families to revise their English in her previous life. Hence, she had some teaching experience.
Otherwise, given that she was tasked with conducting the class at the last minute, she would definitely make a fool of herself.
Lin Yuankang touched his goatee with a guilty look on his face. He feigned ignorance and did not respond to what Qiao Nan said. "Nan Nan, you are my disciple. I have so much confidence in you. You should have confidence in yourself as well."
"Hehehe…" Her master had great confidence in her, but she did not have confidence in herself.
"I see." The political commissar was shocked. He did not know that Comrade Xiao Qiao was tasked by Elder Lin to teach the soldiers at the last minute. Given the short notice, Comrade Xiao Qiao's performance was great.
Qiu Chenxi snorted. "Political commissar, I will go back to prepare for tomorrow's lessons."
The political commissar nodded. "Alright, Comrade Qiu, you must prepare for it well."
"Political commissar, then I will leave first." Qiao Nan was shameless. She had Elder Lin to endorse her. She was not a fool. She could tell that Elder Lin and Qiao Nan were singing to each other's tune. They were trying to leave a good impression of Qiao Nan on the political commissar.
Did not prepare in advance? Called to conduct the lesson at the last minute? She did not believe a single word that they said. Whoever believed it must be a fool.
However, it was useless for Qiao Nan to do this. After tomorrow, Qiao Nan would realize that when faced with a formidable opponent, her tricks would only make her seem like a clown in front of others. She would only make a fool of herself.
"She may be young but she has quite a temper." Miao Jing was displeased that Qiu Chenxi was challenging Nan Nan. "Qiu Chenxi has been in the army for such a long time, but I didn't know that she is dedicated to serving the army. Political commissar, you have neglected your duties. Since Qiu Chenxi has the intentions to serve the army, you should have organized the activities long ago. You should not wait until such a long time to do so. In the future, in regard to all the activities that will be carried out in the army, given Qiu Chenxi's talents, you should ask her in advance to take part in them so that she can have the opportunity to contribute to the army."
"Madam Zhai is right." The political commissar wiped the sweat on his forehead. He was, in fact, unhappy at Qiu Chenxi.
It was rare that someone as educated and cultured like Qiu Chenxi would come to the army. Initially, the political commissar had wanted Qiu Chenxi to organize activities for the soldiers. However, before Qiu Chenxi came to the army, the Qiu family had a talk with him and told him that their intention was for Qiu Chenxi to have some light training in the army only. She did not need to do any other activities, and the political commissar had to treat her like an average soldier.
Since the Qiu family had already said so, the political commissar understood that they had no plans for Qiu Chenxi to be trained to be an outstanding female soldier.
Therefore, the political commissar had always treated Qiu Chenxi like an average female soldier.
Unbeknown to him, after he had arranged the activities, Qiu Chenxi volunteered to join in, and he ended up being told off by Madam Zhai.
"Well, it's getting late. This is Qiao Nan's first time in the army camp. She must be not used to such a situation. Qiao Nan, you should go back to rest." Zhai Yaohui interrupted Miao Jing's conversation with the political commissar, lest the political commissar felt awkward.
It was not the fault of the political commissar that Qiu Chenxi volunteered to participate in the activities. It was Qiu Chenxi who wanted to show off her abilities.
After all, Qiu Chenxi was at the army because of the Zhai family.
"Yes, it's already half-past eight. Comrade Xiao Qiao, you have worked hard today. You should have a good rest at the dormitory. Tomorrow, you can prepare the lessons for the day after tomorrow. In that way, you can have more time for its preparation. We have to trouble you to spend time on the lesson plan."
"It is no trouble at all. Then, I shall go back first." Qiao Nan smiled.
"I will send you to the dormitory." Zhai Sheng, who stood next to Qiao Nan, spoke up.
Miao Jing was about to get someone to send Qiao Nan back when Zhai Sheng volunteered to do so. Miao Jing nodded and said, "Yes, it's very late now. Besides, it's pitch dark in the army camp. It is unlike Ping Cheng where there are streetlights. Nan Nan is a girl. It is inconvenient for her to go back by herself. Zhai Sheng, you should send her back lest it gets too dark and she falls on the way back."
"Thank you, Auntie Miao." Qiao Nan blushed slightly when she knew that Zhai Sheng would be sending her back and that they would have some time for themselves.
Looking at his wife who was oblivious to what was going on between Qiao Nan and Zhai Sheng, Zhai Yaohui sighed and said nothing.
As soon as the two of them came out of the hall, Zhai Sheng stretched out his hands toward Qiao Nan. Qiao Nan, who was alert, saw it under the light and quickly darted to the side. She looked at Zhai Sheng unhappily. "Brother Zhai, you mustn't mess around. This is the army camp and the lesson just ended not long ago, so there must be a lot of people nearby. Most importantly, Qiu Chenxi has always wanted to find faults with me."
She was not certain that Qiu Chenxi had really left as she had said. She might have been lying in ambush somewhere.
Of course, the person whom Qiu Chenxi wanted to ambush was not her but Brother Zhai.
There was a glint of mischief in Zhai Sheng's eyes. He looked at Qiao Nan with a weird stare, but he kept a proper distance from her, restraining himself from hugging her.
The streetlights in the army were very few indeed. It was not as bright as when they were in Ping Cheng.
Qiao Nan could sense Zhai Sheng's sparkling eyes in the dark. She kept having goosebumps from his stares. There was a danger about him. Although it gave her a strange feeling, it was not annoying or repulsive to her.
"B-brother Zhai, don't look at me in that way."