Chapter 15

Chapter 15 of 50 chapters

Xi Jingxing just happened to come out of the study, and he was very gratified when he saw this scene.

“Xiangxiang, you are indeed very considerate. Yanyan does in fact not have any new clothes to wear. Yanyan, why don’t you choose some of Xiangxiang’s clothes to make do with for now?”

He had always been worried that Yan Xi and Chen Xiangxiang wouldn’t get along well. Now that he saw that Chen Xiangxiang was so sensible to take the initiative to express her goodwill to Yan Xi and was happy to share, he thought that she was indeed a good child.

Xi Jingxing looked at Yan Xi expectantly. “Yanyan, what do you think of this one? I think it suits you really well .”

Yan Xi knew what he was looking forward to.

Chen Xiangxiang had already taken the initiative to express her goodwill. If she didn’t accept it, not only would she appear unreasonable, but she would also be suspected of having something against Chen Xiangxiang.

Butler He stood at the side and watched them. He wanted to say something but he hesitated.

Yan Xi shook her head. “I don’t think it suits me.”

Chen Xiangxiang was dumbfounded, and a hint of embarrassment flashed across her face.

Xi Jingxing couldn’t hide his disappointment. He even subconsciously looked at Chen Xiangxiang, worried that she would be embarrassed.

“Dad, you probably forgot that I’m not fifteen anymore.” Yan Xi was calm and even smiled calmly. “In the past three years, I’ve already grown a lot taller. Right now, I’m already 1.73 meters tall. Xiangxiang’s clothes don’t suit me.”

Chen Xiangxiang was only about 1.62 meters tall, which was her height when she was 15 years old.

But Chen Xiangxiang seemed to be very good at dressing herself up. She even liked to wear high heels, which caused her to look much taller than she actually was and made people feel that they were about the same height.

Yan Xi had been wearing comfortable flat shoes with soft soles for the past two days, and the clothes she wore were also ones that she could barely fit in, so they didn’t show off her long legs.

Once she said this, everyone seemed to notice that her straight and slender long legs were indeed not something Chen Xiangxiang could compare to.

The atmosphere was a little awkward.

“I’m sorry, I was thoughtless. I didn’t think about our height difference.” Chen Xiangxiang hurriedly apologized with a sincere expression. “I hope you don’t mind.”

Butler He finally couldn’t help speaking. He hadn’t said anything before because Xi Jingxing had suddenly appeared and if he said anything, it would seem like he was bullying Chen Xiangxiang.

“Actually, Eldest Miss doesn’t need these clothes… Young Master Huo has already gotten some people to send a bunch of clothes to Eldest Miss in the afternoon.”

So, what exactly is Chen Xiangxiang trying to flaunt? Does she think that Eldest Miss is so poor that she needs someone to give her clothes?

A hint of confusion instantly appeared on Chen Xiangxiang’s face.

She didn’t seem to expect this, and her face quickly flushed red. “I’m sorry, Sister Yanyan. I…”

After a long time, she still wasn’t able to say what she was apologizing for.

Yan Xi raised her hand to stop her. “You don’t have to apologize for this. Huo Ziang was the one who gave me the clothes on his own accord. It has nothing to do with you.”

She couldn’t understand why Chen Xiangxiang was apologizing for so many things.

She had just seen such beautiful scenery in the courtyard next door, so she was in a very good mood now and she didn’t want it to be ruined at all.

“If there’s nothing else, I’ll head upstairs first,” Yan Xi said and nodded slightly at Xi Jingxing. She took the bag from Butler He and went straight upstairs.

Butler He hurriedly instructed the servant, “By the way, Eldest Miss wants to do some flower arrangement, so bring a few beautiful vases over to her.”

Chen Xiangxiang’s gaze involuntarily landed on the two bags Yan Xi was carrying.

The cherry blossom branches were protruding out of the bag, and they were gorgeous and enchanting. It was obvious at a glance that they were the exact same ones in the courtyard next door.

So, Yan Xi went next door to pick flowers just now?

But hasn’t Xie Changze always been cold and unreasonable? Even the system can’t read his favorability and detest scores.

Chen Xiangxiang suddenly clenched her fists, and a dark glint flashed across her eyes.

Xi Jingxing comforted Chen Xiangxiang awkwardly. “I know you meant well. It’s alright, you can put these clothes away.”

“Miss Xiangxiang has good intentions. Unfortunately…” Xi Jingxing’s assistant, Wu Liang, ran over and sighed softly. But he didn’t say anything and quickly got the servants to send these things to Chen Xiangxiang’s room.

Chen Xiangxiang pursed her lips and hesitated for a moment. She suddenly looked up and asked Xi Jingxing, “Uncle Xi, did I perform very badly?”

“How could that be?” Xi Jingxing looked at her face, which resembled his daughter’s, and said gently, “You did very well.”

“But I feel that Sister Yanyan doesn’t really like me…” Chen Xiangxiang said after she mustered up her courage.

“…Because I held a birthday banquet yesterday, and I used Sister Yanyan’s room and jewelry. Plus, my cousin had also offended her…”

She bit her lower lip lightly, her eyes glistening, looking a little soft and pitiful.

Xi Jingxing was stunned for a moment, and his expression suddenly became serious. “Why would you think that? Yanyan has always been a magnanimous person. Xiangxiang, you’re a good and considerate child. I hope you can get along well with Yanyan.”

Chen Xiangxiang was a little dumbfounded. Xi Jingxing’s reaction was really beyond her expectations.

Yan Xi was being so obvious and she wasn’t giving Xi Jingxing any face at all. According to his personality, shouldn’t he have a grudge against her?

“I’m sorry!” Chen Xiangxiang hurriedly apologized, her eyes slightly moist. “I-I’m just a little worried that Sister Yanyan won’t be able to accept my existence…”

Her voice choked slightly as she said softly, “Why don’t we forget about the adoption? I-I can go back to the countryside and live a good life…”

Xi Jingxing stared at the face that resembled his wife and daughter in front of him, and his eyes were dazed for a moment.

His wife had a strong personality and never showed weakness in front of others, and Yan Xi had basically learned everything from his wife. No, perhaps Yan Xi was even more cold-hearted than Yan Qingcheng.

Yan Qingcheng would occasionally cry in front of him, but Yan Xi never did.

She was taught by the Yan family to be overly calm and intelligent. Even though she was extremely worried about her mother, she would only cry in front of Yan Yunzhi and she never showed her weakness in front of her father.

Xi Jingxing came back to his senses and frowned. “Don’t say such childish words. How are you going to go back to the countryside? Don’t worry. I’ll discuss your adoption with Yanyan properly.”

He didn’t know how to start the topic with Yan Xi because everything had piled up after she returned home.

He knew that this matter had more or less made Chen Xiangxiang feel aggrieved.

“Yanyan has only been back for two days. We can’t rush this matter. After the two of you get used to each other over the next few days, I’ll mention it to her.”

Xi Jingxing looked at Chen Xiangxiang, and his expression softened. “When Yanyan agrees, I’ll hold a grand banquet for you. But before that, I’ll have to trouble you for the next few days.”

Chen Xiangxiang also knew that this matter couldn’t be rushed.

She was a little impatient today because she was overly provoked by the cherry blossoms Yan Xi brought home, to the point that she was being a little abnormal.

She lowered her eyes and said respectfully, “I understand, Uncle Xi. I shouldn’t have overthought.”

After Yan Xi went upstairs, she glanced at the clothes all around her dressing room.

The clothes Huo Ziang gave Chen Xiangxiang were similar to the ones he gave her. Be it the brand or the style, they were all very similar.