11 That Was Prince Jin?!
Even though Su Luo despised Su Jingyu's means and tricks, she was pleased by the consequences he caused. She was genuinely not interested at all in being the Crown Prince's wife.
If Su Luo had to compare, even though the man in front of her who called himself a prince was rakish, forceful, pushy, presumptuous, and opportunistic... she still had a much better impression of him than she did of the Crown Prince.
"Poor girl, you're about to be sacrificed." Nangong Liuyun pretended to feel pity for Su Luo and booped her small and delicate nose. He didn't say anything else out loud, notwithstanding, a satisfied smile flickered in his eyes.
"Do you need a friendly reminder?" Su Luo's lips curved a little bit and she said, "It's your future sister-in-law that you're hugging right now."
"Wrong!" Enfolding Su Luo tightly in his arms, Nangong Liuyun looked at her tenderly with a smile vaguely discernible. "It's my future wife that I'm holding now," he said.
Su Luo rolled her eyes in frustration and annoyance, "What a lame joke. Not funny at all." She was the infamous imbecile, a concubine-born, and on top of that, the fiancée that the Crown Prince was about to cast aside. How dare he, a less prominent prince, marry her?
Up to this point, Su Luo had no idea who was holding her and how powerful he truly was. She still thought Nangong Liuyun was only one of the many inconsequential princes.
While Su Luo and Nangong Liuyun were enjoying their banter, beside the lotus pond, the Crown Prince's face lit up after learning the 'truth' that the shameless woman was Su Luo. His eyes sparkled in glee.
The 'truth' was enough for the Crown Prince's agenda. Nothing else mattered to him.
Sleeves flapping, Crown Prince left with the satisfying news.
The show had come to an end, and the crowd dispersed. Everything quieted down around the lotus pond.
The gentle spring breeze caused the water in the pond to wripple.
A girl was still shivering in the cold water. Her arms were tightly crossed to keep herself warm.
Su Xi waited from noon to late afternoon to nightfall. Her face turned pale, and her lips were purple. Yet her good third sister still hadn't come to bring clothes to her as she ordered before.
Poor Su Xi didn't know that she threw Su Wan with too much strength and that she passed out on the spot and was still unconscious.
Su Xi stomped in the lotus pond in rage and cursed Su Wan quietly even more. She swore to herself that she would never let it slide when she got out, never!
After the sky completely darkened, Su Xi jumped out of the lotus pond and climbed onto the bank under cover of blackness.
All of a sudden, a piercing shriek blared nearby, "Ghost!!"
Along with the cry, Su Xi turned her head around slowly. Her face was twisted and ferocious. Her eyes, in particular, were blazing with fury.
She had been bullied and tormented more than enough today!
Just when she was going to deal with the poor servant who screamed upon seeing her, she found that he had already fainted from fear. Unable to vent her rage, she drew back her fiendish stare and sprinted toward the courtyard she lived in under cover of the night.
In the meantime, in the most secluded courtyard in the Su Mansion.
Dangling a piece of straw from her lips and resting her head on her hands, Su Luo was lying on the roof, cross-legged and relaxed.
She was reminiscing about the incidents that happened during the day. Not only was she delighted whenever she thought about how Su Wan and Su Xi were humiliated, she felt even more thrilled knowing the two sisters would be at each other's throats in the future.
Just when she was indulging in the memory, a pleasant and enchanting face came into sight in her head.
Su Luo described the man's appearance to Lvluo. The young maidservant was so exhilarated that she almost dropped the bowl in her hands.
Lvluo said excitedly, "Young lady, if I'm not wrong, it's Prince Jin His Highness that you met! No, it's definitely Prince Jin!"
Su Luo described the man's appearance to Lvluo. The young maidservant was so exhilarated that she almost dropped the bowl in her hands.*
Lvluo said excitedly, "Young lady, if I'm not wrong, it's Prince Jin His Highness that you met! No, it's definitely Prince Jin!"*
*These sentences are repeated in the original text.