Jun Xiaomo was not thick-skinned by any means. Thus, when she was caught in an embrace with Ye Xiuwen, Jun Xiaomo felt thoroughly embarrassed even though she did nothing wrong.
She immediately released Ye Xiuwen and placed her arms behind her back and lowered her head just like a child that had been caught with his hand in the cookie jar. Her ears were completely flushed with a red hue.
On the other hand, Ye Xiuwen remained completely cool and composed. He had been bitterly suppressing his feelings for Jun Xiaomo all this while because he was afraid that she would react with disgust and distance herself from him if she found out his feelings for her. But now that everything was out in the open, and they had confirmed their mutual feelings for each other, he didn’t see any reason to keep things under wraps any longer.
Thus, he patted Jun Xiaomo’s head indulgently before lifting his head and explained candidly, “Zilong, the relationship between Xiaomo and I is exactly what you’ve just seen.”
Zhou Zilong furrowed his brows and immediately responded, “But if Martial Brother Ye and Xiaomo are an item, where does that leave Miss Zhang?”
Ye Xiuwen sighed in exasperation, “Why do all of you think that there’s something going on between Miss Zhang and I? Have I done something that would lead to such a misunderstanding?”
Zhou Zilong found himself rather lost for words at Ye Xiuwen’s response.
Indeed, upon closer examination of the matter, Ye Xiuwen’s attitude towards Miss Zhang had never been considered particularly affectionate or endearing. At the very least, it could hardly be considered on the...