After Transmigration, The Male Lead and I had a HE - Chapter 44
Aunt Liu seemed to notice Su Qiuge’s doubts and smiled, “I followed my mother’s surname and Xie Xinglin’s father followed the father’s surname.”
But when Xie Xinglin’s father was mentioned, the atmosphere in the store obviously changed. Su Qiuge noticed that Xie Xinglin’s face darkened.
Su Qiuge suddenly remembered what the woman, who had come to school to find Xie Xinglin, said.
——Your dad is already dead.
At this moment, new customers came into the store. Aunt Liu stood up, “Xinglin, take care of your classmate. I’ll go take care of the customers.”
After Aunt Liu left, the atmosphere between the two became even more awkward.
Xie Xinglin looked down at Su Qiuge. He seemed to have thought of something interesting and lightly ridiculed, “Your grades are pretty good so you can help me in my studies and let me gain something?”
Su Qiuge: “……”
When she thought about how she had earnestly said those words to Aunt Liu, she wanted to choke her previously naive self to death.
Su Qiuge slapped the table and also questioned from the depths of her soul, “You are introverted and have low self-esteem? With no friends???”
I believed your lies!!
Was this describing Xie Xinglin??
That Xie Xinglin has no friends because he’s an introvert with low self-esteem??
After Su Qiuge finished saying this, she bit onto the straw of her milk tea. She had on an expression as if she had been deceived.
Xie Xinglin lowered her eyes to look at her for a moment, then pulled out the chair and sat down beside her.
When Su Qiuge took a sip and noticed that he actually sat down next to her, she choked and ended up bent over coughing.
She turned her head to look at him. He was calm and composed, “Weren’t you going to help me study? Where should we start?”
Su Qiuge took a deep breath, “I’m not, I didn’t say that.”
Xie Xinglin moved his eyes to look at her.
It might have been due to the milk tea, but her lips were glossy, appearing bright red and attractive.
His gaze stayed on her lips for a moment before moving away without a trace. He didn’t say anything in response.
The atmosphere suddenly dropped to a freezing point.
Su Qiuge was thinking about how to get away in her heart, but as soon as she looked up, she met Aunt Liu’s gaze from across the room.
The other party blinked at her, appearing very concerned about the situation over them.
Su Qiuge took a deep breath before she turned her head to face Xie Xinglin. She said to him, “I really didn’t expect it to be you, I…I’m really not trying to plot against you. This really is all just a coincidence.”
It wasn’t easy for her to persevere until she could have a normal conversation with the male lead, allowing him to abandon the idea of retaliating against her. She can’t make him suspicious now.
Xie Xinglin twirled his pen and raised his eyebrows slightly, “Did I say you were plotting against me?”
After quite a while, he loosened the zipper of his jacket, revealing a faintly discernible collarbone. He looked at her with pitch-black eyes and slowly said, “Say, do you know what “to not conspire” means?”
Su Qiuge paused for a moment, “I’m not.”
“But I’m afraid that you will misunderstand, so I just wanted to clarify. I’m not here to cheat anyone, I just wanted…”
Su Qiuge pursed her lips, “I just wanted to display my good qualities of wanting to help others.”
Xie Xinglin didn’t respond. He glanced at the black notebook on Su Qiuge’s desk and asked in a low voice, “Anything you didn’t understand?’
Su Qiuge stared blankly for a moment, “Ah?”
Xie Xinglin tilted his head and raised his eyelids slightly, “If there are questions or key points on here that you don’t understand, let me know now.”
Su Qiuge finally reacted and realized that she was currently reading the math competition notebook given by him.
She hadn’t expected that when she had previously magnanimously offered to help others to study, it would turn out to be her receiving the help instead.
This…this was a face-slap that made one sad.
But face was face and learning was learning.
*t/n: indicating that having face and learning was too separate things
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