100 Million Yuan Wife - chapter-852
Translator: Atlas Studios Editor: Atlas Studios
Ye Ningyuan walked on the streets of Mexico City alone. He had been
pondering upon one statement: The living could never out-compete the
dead. Is that really true? He, for once, hesitated.
Having cooped up in his room for many days, heading out for a walk was
Ye Ningyuan sat down in a park, looked at the time, and called Cheng
Anya. His mommy, with her consistent cheerful tone, picked up the call.
“Baby! It’s so rare for you to look for Mommy at this time. Do you
need a listening ear?”
“Mommy, I might have taken a liking to somebody.” Ye Ningyuan cut to
Guan Rutong handed a document for Cheng Anya to sign, but Cheng Anya
gestured to Guan Rutong to pass it to Ye Chen instead. Cheng Anya leaned
back into her seat and smiled. “That’s good. Is she An Xunuo?”
Ye Ningyuan was taken aback. How did everybody know that he liked An
Xunuo, and he was the last to know? This was indeed baffling. Ye Ningyuan
smiled and said, “Mommy, you are as wise as always.”
“How could I not guess what’s on your mind? Save the crap though.
When are you marrying her?” Cheng Anya felt that it’d be better if
the issue was speedily resolved, not allowing her son to hesitate lest
she lost her future daughter-in-law. Her son, for all one knew, just had
that one chance.
“Mommy, how do you make it so cut and dried like chopping Chinese
cabbage?” Ye Ningyuan broke into laughter.
Cheng Anya was slightly bewildered. “Huh, doesn’t this sound like how
you’re crushing on somebody but she does not like you? Dear son,
lacking charisma is very embarrassing. How about you return and learn a
thing or two from your old man before you flirt? That will work.”
“Haha, enough. You are the only person who can stand Daddy’s
moves.” Ye Ningyuan broke into laughter. Regardless of how he felt, he
was very relaxed whenever he chatted with Cheng Anya in what could have
been a childhood habit. Ye Ningyuan was wondering whether he still had a
thing or two for his mother. But that said, how could the person he
fancied be so different from his mother?
“Back when you left, your old man even said that we are going to have a
wedding soon. I never thought that he would be so spot-on. In his past
life, he must have had everything worked out for him to the point he was
spot-on about his son. How promising indeed.” Cheng Anya could not help
but make fun of Ye Ningyuan. Ye Ningyuan was exceptionally speechless.
‘Daddy, you’re good!’ He still did not have feelings for An Xunuo
How spot-on indeed.
“I’ve heard about what happened in London, and her arrest warrant has
yet to be revoked as the case seems to be in progress. Is she with you?”
“No. They can do whatever they want in London, but they will never
catch Xunuo. Since she did not kidnap Xu Xing, Xu Mingyang might just
show her mercy and you can expect the chaos to quell in a month or
two’s time. As for the arrest warrant, unless the case is overturned,
it cannot be revoked. Since they can’t arrest her, that makes no
difference,” Ye Ningyuan plainly said. “Mommy, how do you find her?”
“You’re marrying your wife, and that’s not me marrying my husband.
So why the question? Whatever floats your boat then.” Cheng Anya
smiled. “She is fine. While she does not look the most adorable or is
the easiest to live with, she is actually quite adorable when you get to
interact with her. Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder, and I prefer
somebody like Hailan…”
“…I am quite immune to her. Mommy, you sure are not allowing others
to reap the good from your family,” Ye Ningyuan said.
“It’s a must.”
Ye Ningyuan stroked his forehead. “Oh yes, Hailan’s birthday is
approaching. Is she still at Kaka’s place?”
“Yes, she is enjoying it so much she has forgotten about home.”
Ye Ningyuan smiled and talked about how things were at home. “Since
you’ve finally called, please don’t tell me anything. Dear baby, is
there anything that’s troubling you? You said that you like her and my
son is so… This lass is… Chances are that you two are interested in
each other and it’s no longer unrequited feelings.”
“You are definitely extremely self-confident. So, what’s this call
“Well, An Xunuo loves to challenge people like how you challenge the
limits of what it means to be human. I think she’s really willing.”
“…Mommy, is that a praise or criticism?” Ye Ningyuan said.
Cheng Anya coughed and smiled as she had tea.
“Mommy, I’ve a very serious question for you.” Ye Ningyuan asked,
“If Daddy dies, would you remarry?”
Cheng Anya slowly put down her teacup. “This is indeed a very serious
question. If your daddy does, and somebody who’s head over heels for me
gives me a reason to feel that I’m still alive and makes me happy, I
might consider remarrying. There is, after all, no writing that
stipulates that you can only love once in your life. If somebody is able
to stir my heart, make me happy, and we are mutually interested in each
other, I will consider it. Baby, care for the person before you and let
the past be.”
“I can’t let go of the past.”
“Nobody told you to let go of the past. In my earlier example, I said
that your daddy had died and I met somebody whom I liked. Me liking him
has no conflict with me liking your daddy. That’s life, really. When
somebody is with you for that part of your life and no longer accompanies
you any further, said person will definitely hope that there will be
someone else to accompany you. Parting ways is inevitable, and there is
nothing you can do about it. The memories from it may accompany you, and
you will not be alone. Keeping her at the deepest parts of your heart and
reminiscing her once in a while works too. She once gave you happiness,
and all you have to do is to really remember it. Baby, you have not let
anybody down. Xu Nuo protected you for those few days, and you missed her
for over a decade. I feel that is enough. Since you like An Xunuo, love
her with all your heart and do not make things too difficult for
yourself. You still have a long way to go, and you have the right to your
happiness. Why allow it all to slip past in vain?”
Ye Ningyuan listened quietly while holding the ring tightly. His eyes
burned with a slight ache. This was the first time Cheng Anya raised the
matter about Xu Nuo to him, and it was the first time she made it very
“Dear Ning Ning, Mommy has no intention to raise the whole issue about
Xu Nuo to you as it is your choice, after all. As long as you are
willing, Mommy has no opinion on it. Whatever choice you make, you have
to bear whatever loneliness that arises from it willingly. As parents,
there is only so much we can bother about you. If you always encounter
people you do not like, Mommy would not tell you these and you would just
live in your own world for the rest of your life and accompany your Xu
Nuo. While you may feel happy, other people would feel sad for you. While
that can do, why aren’t you taking that step out when you’ve
encountered somebody who likes you? Mommy doesn’t know Xu Nuo, but I
know that somebody whom my son remembers for so many years must be a good
girl who would wish you happiness. Since she can’t be with you, she
would definitely hope that somebody else could replace her and be with
Ye Ningyuan pondered deeply for a moment. After a moment, he said, “I
never believed that she died, and part of me wished it was all a dream.
When I went to Paradise Island, somebody passed me a ring and I was told
that it contained her ashes. I wanted to kill him in that moment for
extinguishing all that hope in me. I must have been nuts to entertain
such terrible thoughts. Mommy, I’m sorry that I’ve left you so
worried for so long.”
“I’m not worried at all. I am more worried for Feimo rather than you.
Aye, what wrong I have done that each of my sons becomes more bizarre?”
Cheng Anya was lost in tears. “That said, is our family’s DNA so
twisted? You must have daughters and not sons next time.”
“Mommy, are you sure that your daughters will be normal?” Ye Ningyuan
Cheng Anya thought about Hailan and Wushuang, and she was even more lost
in tears. Very well then, even the daughters were no less normal. All
that said, Ning Ning was seemingly the most normal. If taking a liking to
Ning Ning is akin to challenging the limits of mankind, then those who
liked Hailan and Feimo were… challenging the limits of the universe?
“It’s still better not to have children.” Cheng Anya eventually
reached this conclusion.
“Mommy is wise.”
Cheng Anya gently smiled. “Are you feeling better?”
“Much better.” His mommy was a genius.
“Since you are feeling much better, just go ahead and flirt then. Once
you’ve got your hands on a girl, do bring her home. I should say that
An Xunuo’s character is a tad twisted and she’s not particularly easy
to pursue. You’ll have to ask your daddy about this. If that doesn’t
help, I’m afraid all is set in stone,” Cheng Anya plainly replied.
“Mommy…” Ye Ningyuan’s phantom-like voice came over the phone.
“What kind of voice is this? Is everything really set in stone?”
Cheng Anya said disapprovingly.
Ye Ningyuan was lost for words.
Cheng Anya ended the call and rubbed her eyebrows. Aye, her son was so
smooth-sailing in life safe matters of the heart. How heart-rending! If
he was that bit wise-cracking, that would have been a good thing too. She
hoped that An Xunuo would be able to really make her son happy.
Aside from the fact she really liked An Xunuo, she was willing to
recognize anybody who was able to make her son happy. Regardless, she
still kind of questioned her son’s taste.
“You sure spent a long time on the phone. What did you tell him?”
Third Young Master Ye rapped the table and brought Cheng Anya back to her
senses. Cheng Anya gently smiled and said, “Ning Ning was just asking
whether I would remarry after your death.”
Third Young Master Ye rolled his eyes and said, “How dare that rascal
cursed me to die when he has feelings for somebody else. It’s still way
better to have daughters than sons.”
“…Your daughter is now at somebody else’s place,” Cheng Anya said.
Third Young Master Ye was lost for words.
“How about we have another child and groom them?” Third Young Master
Ye relevantly suggested. Cheng Anya’s face twitched and she ignored
him. How would he groom said child? All one needed was to look at how
their three children were to know that he ought to save the effort lest
he brought even more chaos to the world.
“Ah Chen, aren’t you curious about how I answered Ning Ning’s
question?” Cheng Anya asked as she stroked her chin.
Third Young Master Ye looked at her with slanted eyes and he had a very
narcissistic look on his face. “What nonsense! When I die, you’ll be
so lost crying and won’t be in the right frame of mind to remarry. How
are you going to find a husband who is so good-looking, so rich, and so
awesome in bed? Ning Ning must have lost his mind to ask you something
this unconstructive. Safe to say he must have lost his mind.”
Cheng Anya was in tears…
The logic in marrying a twisted person and giving birth to twisted
children sure added up.