Previous Chapter ◊ Table of Content ◊ Next Chapter

Chapter 72: I Am Not A Merman (IX)


有了实验材料,研究院的人对秦渊也不再逼迫得那么紧。但海豚粉丝们却开始闹腾了,因为网上已经很多天没有更新火焰和海浪的日常视频。

With experimental material in hand, the research institute no longer pressured Qin Yuan as much.  But the dolphin fans started to make a disturbance because it has been several days since the last update of Flames and Waves daily video.

于是尚可又变回海豚,开始直播他自由自在的水下生活。海浪已经1岁多,但是还无法独立,依然喜欢腻在尚可身边,超过几个小时看不见他就会闹脾气,其他饲养员都拿它没办法。但只要尚可出现,它立刻眉开眼笑,乖巧得不得了,好像之前闹脾气的家伙不是它一样。

As such, Shang Ke turned back into a dolphin and restarted his live broadcast of his free and easy underwater life. Waves was already over a year old by this point, but he was still very dependent and liked to stick close to Shang Ke. He would start throwing a tantrum if he doesn’t see Shang Ke after a few hours, which left all the other breeders helpless. But as long as Shang Ke appears, he would immediately be all smiles, the model of cuteness and obedience, as if the one that was throwing a tantrum before wasn’t him.

尚可带着它在海洋馆内内外外的水域到处穿梭,教它捕食、跳跃、呼吸、潜伏以及……吓唬人,每天不带重复,看得粉丝们大呼过瘾,恨不得跳进屏幕和它们一起玩耍。

Shang Ke led him on a journey through the marine building, teaching him how to hunt prey, leap, breathe, hide… and scaring people. Each day was different and fulfilled the cravings of their fans. They wished they could jump through the screens and play with the dolphins as well.

秦渊来到海洋馆内时,尚可正领着海浪在巨大的玻璃水箱中游玩,水箱高有5米,呈环形状,连同内外水域,属于半自然半人工环境。

When Qin Yuan arrived within the marine building, Shang Ke was currently leading Waves along in the glass tank playing. The tank was five meters tall and was ring-shaped. Channels were connected to it allowing water in and out, it was classified as a half natural and half artificial environment.

尚可见到秦渊,立刻凑到玻璃前,对着他眨了眨眼睛,然后立起身体,露出白白的肚皮。

Shang Ke immediately scooched close to the window at the sight of his arrival. He winked at him, then flipped his body up to reveal his white belly.

海浪也学他的样子,只不过它是倒立的。

Waves followed his example, the only difference was that his head was pointed down.

秦渊看着一上一下两个白肚皮,默然无语。

Qin Yuan was somewhat speechless at the scene of two white bellies being flashed at him.

这时,一只儒艮缓缓从尚可身后有过,眼角余光还懒懒地瞥了他们一眼。

At this moment, a dugong slowly swam by behind Shang Ke, it even glanced over at them lazily.

尚可转过身,游到儒艮身上,让它托着自己游行。海浪则追在它的尾巴后面,忽左忽右。

Shang Ke turned around and swam until he was on top of the dugong and let it parade around with him on top. Waves chased after behind it, swimming left and right.

秦渊认出这只儒艮就是上次准备和火焰配种的家伙,见火焰和它玩得那么开心,秦渊心中生出一种危机感。火焰是可以变身的!如果他突然觉得做人不开心了,会不会想变成儒艮调节一下心情?然后再找一只雌儒艮交配?

Qin Yuan recognized this dugong as the one the researchers chose in preparation to breed with Shang Ke. Watching how happily Flames was playing with it, a feeling of danger arose in Qin Yuan’s heart. Flames can transform! If he one day felt unhappy about being human, would he try changing into a dugong for a change of mood? Then find a female dugong to mate with?

想到这个可能,秦渊整张脸都黑了。他快走几步追上火焰,在玻璃上敲了敲,说道:“火焰,和其他生物保持安全距离,不要忘了你已经是一只有伴侣的海豚了。”

Thinking of this possibility, Qin Yuan’s face immediately darkened. He quickly took a few steps to catch up with Flames, knocked on the glass and said: “Flames, keep a safe distance from other creatures, don’t forget that you’re already a dolphin with a mate.”

尚可看了他一眼,觉得这男人简直是在瞎操心。

Shang Ke gave him a glance and thought that this man was just worrying unnecessarily.

秦渊完全不觉得自己瞎操心,其他人只要防备恋人身边的男男女女就行了,但他需要防备的对象却是没有种族界限的!天上地下的生物都有可能成为他的潜在情敌,其中最危险的就是海洋生物。

Qin Yuan didn’t feel that his worry was unnecessary. Other people only have to guard against the men and women around their lover, but the targets he needs to guard against have no racial boundaries! All living things in the world can turn out to be his potential rivals, the most dangerous of which is the aquatic mammals.

如此庞大的情敌队伍,光是想想就觉得很可怕好吗?!

Such a huge lineup of rivals, just thinking about it is very terrifying, okay?!

火焰可不是真正的人类,没有各种道德和法规的束缚,哪天心血来潮喜欢上其他生物,分分钟转变阵营,将他抛弃。

Flames wasn’t genuinely of human race thus he wasn’t restricted by various kinds of morals and laws. What if one day he suddenly took a fancy to other organisms, changed species on a whim and then dumped him.

秦渊觉得自己有必要深刻地给他解析一下人类的婚姻观,免得他一个不走心被别的生物给勾走了。

Qin Yuan felt that it was necessary to explain in depth the concept of human marriage to him, lest he be stolen away by others.

当晚,秦渊下载了几部感人肺腑的爱情电影,然后拉着尚可躺在床上一起观看,还特意准备他最喜欢吃的干鱼仔和甜甜圈做零食。

That same night, Qin Yuan downloaded several touching romantic movies. He pulled Shang Ke to watch together on the bed, and also specially prepared his favorite dried fish and donuts for snacks.

这个世界的3D技术已经非常成熟,给人一种仿若身临其境的视觉效果。所以虽然故事剧情很狗血,但尚可还是看得津津有味。

This world’s 3D technology was very advanced, giving people an immersive visual effect. So although the story was very melodramtic, Shang Ke still watched it with great interest.

秦渊的心思却完全不在电影上,目光时不时偷瞄身边的火焰,见他嘴巴一动一动,看得欢,吃得也欢。

Qin Yuan’s mind wasn’t on the movie at all. His eyes peeped at Flames beside him from time to time, saw his mouth moving, watching and eating happily.

正在这时,火焰咀嚼的动作突然停下来,似乎看到了什么让他惊讶的画面。

Right at this time, Flames suddenly stopped chewing, apparently he saw a scene that surprised him.

秦渊转头看去,只见电影正播到男女主角的激情床戏,巨细无遗地上演了一场十八禁。

Qin Yuan turned around and saw that the movie was broadcasting the passionate bed scene of the male and female protagonists, the R18 scene was performed in detail.

秦渊暗骂自己粗心,事先怎么没筛选一下?让火焰看这种东西不会产生什么副作用吧?就在他犹豫着是否换一个电影或者快进时,火焰突然开口道:“原来雄性和雌性交配才是正确的姿势。”

Qin Yuan scolded himself for being careless, why didn’t he filter them in advance? Letting Flames see this kind of thing won’t have any side effects, right? Just as he was hesitating whether to change the movie or to fast forward, Flames suddenly spoke: “It turns out that male and female mating is the correct pairing.”

秦渊:“……”为什么有种要糟的感觉!

Qin Yuan: “…” Why does he have some sort of bad feeling?!

火焰又道:“我们都是雄性,好像不应该交配。”

Flames added: “We’re both males, seems like we shouldn’t mate.”

“不!”秦渊认真道,“交配是不分性别的!”

“No!” Qin Yuan seriously said, “Mating is gender-neutral!

“但雄性和雄性不能繁衍后代。”尚可指着屏幕,用探索的精神分析道,“刚才电影里说了,只有一雄一雌才能繁衍后代。”

“But male with male can’t reproduce.” Flames pointed to the screen and analyzed spiritedly, “It was said in the movie just now that only a male with a female can reproduce.”

秦渊迅速关掉电影:“那并不是全部。只要两人相爱,就可以交配。”

Qin Yuan quickly turned off the movie: “That’s not all. As long as two people are in love, they can also mate.”

“但繁衍是每个物种的责任,不能繁衍的物种早晚会灭绝的。”尚可正气凛然道,“我不能做一只不负责任的海豚!”

“But to reproduce is the responsibility of each species, and species that can’t reproduce will soon become extinct.” Flames righteously said, “I must not be an irresponsible dolphin!”

秦渊:不,请务必不要那么负责任!

Qin Yuan: No, please do not be so responsible!

秦渊深呼一口气,语重心长道:“火焰,还记得你留给研究院的那些‘实验材料’吗?以后就算我没有后代,你的后代也不会少!或许血统不太纯,但他们身上都会留下你的基因。”

Qin Yuan took a deep breath and earnestly said: “Flames, remember those ‘experimental materials’ you gave to the institute? Even if I don’t have a child, you won’t lack children! Maybe the bloodline won’t be very pure, but they’ll still carry your genes in their body.”

火焰的基因能够促进精卵子的融合,大大提高受孕率,这一点已经得到验证,只是还没进行过完整的人体实验。以后用这种方式培育出的婴儿,都会具有火焰基因的特征,但这并不代表他们与火焰有血缘关系,其作用主要是促进精卵子的成活。

Flames’s genes could promote sperm-egg fusion, greatly improving the rate of conception. This point had been verified but they hadn’t conducted a complete human experiment yet. The newborns that were bred this way would have the characteristics of Flames’s genes, but this didn’t mean they had blood relation with Flames. Their role was mainly to promote the survival of the sperm-egg.

不过,这一点秦渊是不会告诉火焰的,免得他又打算肩负繁衍的重任!

However, Qin Yuan won’t tell this point to Flames, lest he intends to shoulder the task of reproduction again!

“真的?”尚可用他那对澄澈的眸子望着秦渊。

“Really?” Shang Ke used his crystal-clear eyes to look at Qin Yuan.

“真的。”秦渊肯定地点头,“所以,你完全不需要担心繁衍问题。”实在那么想的话,将来就让他挑选自己喜欢的物种,然后为他培育一个属于他的孩子。

“Really.” Qin Yuan nodded with certainty, “So you don’t have to worry about the reproduction issue at all.” If it’s his wish, he may choose the species he likes in the future, then they’ll help to breed a child who belongs to him.

秦渊考虑到海豚的稀有,若真的不让他留下一个后代,未免也太自私了。

Qin Yuan considered the rarity of dolphins, it would be too selfish to not let him leave behind any children.

尚可见秦渊真的被他故意捉弄他的话给绕进去了,不由得暗自偷笑,身体向后一仰,倒在他身上,懒懒道:“那好吧,我们不繁衍,只相爱。”

Shang Ke saw Qin Yuan deliberately used tricky words to elude him, he couldn’t help but inwardly laughed, leaned his body backwards onto him and lazily said: “Fine, we don’t reproduce, only love each other.”

秦渊眉目一展,默默松了口气,以后坚决不看爱情片了!谁知道火焰还会不会从男欢女爱中看出什么关乎种族延续的大问题?

Qin Yuan’s face relaxed, silently relieved. In the future they shouldn’t watch romance movies anymore! Who knows Flames would have anymore deep questions about race continuity from the male and female couple?

“火焰,我明天带你出去逛逛吧?”秦渊突然提议道。

“Flames, how about I take you out for a stroll tomorrow?” Qin Yuan suddenly proposed.

火焰变成人类也有好几个月了,一直没有离开过海洋馆,秦渊觉得应该带他出去好好玩一玩。

Flames had stayed as a human for several months but had never left the aquarium. Qin Yuan thought that he should take him out to have some fun.

尚可眼中笑意满满,仰头送上一个豚吻,表示对他的提议十分满意。

Shang Ke’s eyes were full of smiles, he raised his head to give him a dolphin kiss to express that he was very satisfied with his suggestion.

第二天,秦渊带着打扮得鲜嫩可口的尚可离开了海洋馆,第一战就是约会圣地——游乐园。

The next day, Qin Yuan left the aquarium with Shang Ke who was dressed brightly and tastefully. The first battle was the top dating destination — the amusement park.

尽管尚可在看向这些玩得兴高采烈的人类时,表现得像一朵睥睨众生的高岭之花,但真正加入玩乐的行列后,海豚的天性瞬间暴露无疑,整个人兴奋得像一个太阳,差点把秦渊的眼睛给闪瞎了。

At first, when Shang Ke looked at these people playing merrily, he gave off the feeling of a flower on a tall cliff that was disdainful of all living things. However, after really joining in the fun, the nature of a dolphin was instantly exposed and his entire person was excited like the sun, it almost blinded Qin Yuan.

吃过午饭,秦渊又带着尚可去商场购物,给他添置许多衣服、零食、玩具以及一些日用品。

After lunch, Qin Yuan took Shang Ke to the shopping mall and bought him lots of clothes, snacks, toys and some daily necessities.

秦渊想把火焰宠上天,然后让他再也舍不得离开自己。

Qin Yuan wanted to pamper Flames to the sky, making it so he couldn’t bear to leave him afterward.

海豚并非专情的动物,这一点是物种天性,秦渊无法改变。但后天培养的感情,或许能够拴住这只海豚的心,让他成为独属于他一人的伴侣。

Dolphins do not love exclusively, this is in the nature of their species. Qin Yuan was unable to change this, but the feelings nurtured in their future days might be able to capture the heart of this dolphin and let him become his partner who’d belong to him alone.

两人一直玩到华灯初上才返回海洋馆。

The two of them played until the evening lights were lit before going back to the aquarium.

几名工作人员见他们回来,立刻露出惊喜的表情,激动道:“你们总算回来了!海焰,赶紧去看看海浪吧,它快不行了。”

Several staff members who saw their return immediately showed an expression of surprised joy and excitedly said: “You’re finally back! Hai Yan, quickly go to see Waves, it’s dying.”

什么?不行了?

What? Dying?

尚可脸色微变,迅速朝海浪所在的水域冲去,秦渊也紧紧跟在他身后。

Shang Ke’s face changed and he quickly rushed towards Waves’s location. Qin Yuan also followed behind him closely.

扑通一声,尚可衣服也没脱就跳进了水中。

Plop, Shang Ke plunged into the water without taking off his clothes.

秦渊站在岸边,对工作人员冷声道:“发生什么事了?”

Qin Yuan stopped on the shore and coldly asked the staff member: “What happened?”

刚才说话的那名工作人员缩了缩,干笑道:“抱歉,都怪我没说清楚……”

The staff member who spoke just now shrank and laughed dryly, “I’m sorry, it’s my fault that I didn’t say it clearly…”

什么“快不行了”?纯属扯淡!

What “dying”? Sheer nonsense!

尚可看了看正笑眯眯地朝他游来的海浪,又看了看被他弄得一片狼藉的珊瑚群,忍不住用手指戳了戳海浪的额头,指责道:“又闹脾气,不就是一天没陪你吗?”

Shang Ke looked at the beaming Waves who was swimming towards him, and looked at the scattered pieces of coral groups that it had made a mess of. He couldn’t help but poked Waves’s forehead with his finger and chastised: “Throwing a tantrum again, isn’t it just one day not accompanying you?”

海浪委屈地在他身上蹭了蹭,表示它真的空虚寂寞冷。

Waves felt wronged and rubbed against his body, expressing that it felt really hollow and lonely.

“下次别再这么闹了,不然其他小鱼都不乐意和你做朋友。”

“Don’t make such a fuss next time, otherwise the other small fishes won’t be willing to be friends with you.”

海浪看了尚可一眼:别欺负它年纪小不懂事,小鱼怎么可能和海豚做朋友?分分钟被吃掉好吗?

Waves gave a look at Shang Ke: Don’t bully it thinking it’s young and foolish, how can a small fish be friends with a dolphin? It will get eaten in minutes alright?

尽管心里不以为然,但海浪还是乖乖地点了点头,一副诚恳认错的样子。

Although its heart disapproved, Waves still nodded its head and showed a sincere and apologetic appearance.

尚可深知它的尿性,也没有废话太多,微微仰头,发出一阵悠扬的海豚音,安抚水生物们受惊的情绪。

Shang Ke was fully aware of his character so he also didn’t bother chastising anymore. He looked up slightly and produced a melodious dolphin sound to calm the water creatures’ frightened mood.

海浪见状,也跟着他的频率,发出了清澈的吟唱声。

Seeing this, Waves also followed his frequency and produced a clear singing sound.

水纹轻微颤动起来,站在岸边的秦渊等人,也听到这种独特而悦耳的清音。在寂静的夜晚,仿若美人鱼的歌声,让人感觉无比宁静……

The water surface slightly trembled, Qin Yuan and everyone else on the shore also heard this unique and beautiful clear sound. On a quiet night, like a mermaid’s singing voice, it made everyone feel extremely peaceful.

当晚,尚可趁工作人员不注意,在监控死角转变成海豚,陪海浪在水下过夜,留下秦渊独守空闺。

That night, when the staff members weren’t paying attention, Shang Ke transformed into a dolphin at the camera’s dead angle and went to spend the night in the water with Waves, leaving Qin Yuan in the bedroom alone.

秦渊表示很郁悴,只要看到火焰和其他生物“肌肤相亲”的样子,他就担心它们之间会发生什么不和谐的事情。明明很正常的接触,都能让他紧张半天。

Qin Yuan was very distressed, whenever he saw Flames having “skinship” with other creatures, he feared that something untoward would happen between them. Clearly it was just a normal contact, but it would make him nervous for a long time.

尚可隐约察觉到秦渊的不对劲,每次他在水下与其他生物玩耍时,某人就好像要大开杀戒一般。偏偏他又什么都不说,也不怕憋出内伤。

Shang Ke vaguely sensed there was something wrong with Qin Yuan. Every time he played with the other creatures in the water, a certain someone looked like he was going to do a mass killing. Yet he didn’t say anything and wasn’t afraid of causing internal injuries to himself from holding back.

这天晚上,尚可把自己洗得香喷喷的,然后抱着海豚抱枕躺到秦渊身边。

That night, Shang Ke washed himself till sweet-smelling and then lay down next to Qin Yuan with the dolphin pillow in his arms.

秦渊拉着他的手,目光深邃,一副忧郁的样子。

Qin Yuan held his hand, his eyes deep and he looked melancholy.

尚可与他对视片刻,见他真的没有说话的意思,于是把他的手拉到自己面前,看了看他手指上那枚蓝宝石戒指。然后又抬头望向他,举起自己的双手,左右翻转了一下,说道:“秦渊,你觉不觉得我的手上少了一点什么?”

The two stared at each other for a moment. Shang Ke could see that he really wasn’t going to talk, so he pulled Qin Yuan’s hand in front of him and eyed the sapphire ring on his finger. Then, he looked up at him, raised his hands, flipped them left and right, and said: “Qin Yuan, do you think there’s something missing on my hand?”

秦渊仔细看了一会,回道:“白白嫩嫩,十指健全。”

Qin Yuan inspected them for moment and replied: “White and smooth, with ten perfect fingers.”

尚可:“……”这么不解风情,注定没朋友!

Shang Ke: “……” So insensitive, you’re foreordained to not have any friends!

他露出了一个“我还想拯救一下但心好累”的笑容,然后翻过身,义正言辞地拒绝与他交配。

He showed a “I still want to redeem you but my heart is tired” smiling expression, then turned over and soundly refused to mate with him.

第二天,欲求不满的秦渊一整天心情都不好,结果还遇到了一对夫妻客户,不停在他面前秀恩爱。他冷酷无情地狠宰了他们一笔,宰得他们从爱河坠入死海。

The next day, Qin Yuan whose desire was unsatisfied, was in a bad mood all day. Furthermore he ran into a pair of married clients who constantly showed affection in front of him. He ruthlessly ripped them off, cheated them until they fell from the river of love into the Dead Sea.

分别前,客户妻子突然问道:“秦总,您订婚了?”

Before they part ways, the client’s wife suddenly asked, “Director Qin, are you engaged?”

秦渊随意回了一句:“没有。”

Qin Yuan refuted, “No.”

客户妻子笑道:“看您手上戴着戒指,还以为您订婚了呢?”

The client’s wife smiled, “I thought you were engaged because of the ring you are wearing.”

秦渊动作一顿,视线落在手上那枚蓝宝石戒指,脑中猛然炸开,想起昨晚火焰问的那个问题:“你觉不觉得我的手上少了一点什么?”

Qin Yuan paused, his line of sight falling onto the sapphire ring on his hand and his mind exploded. He remembered the question Flames asked yesterday, “Do you think I’m missing something on my hand?”

他怎么这么蠢!

How is he so stupid!

SnowTime: A very kind pair (Astra and Fae) offered me help to finish to arc and I gladly accepted xDDD. So do thank them /o/


Previous Chapter ◊ Table of Content ◊ Next Chapter

143+

33 thoughts on “[HDS] Chapter 72: I Am Not A Merman (IX)

    • WangXian_shipper says:

      Want some hot cocoa for a marshmallow? Camping until next story, peacefully, peacefully, the sky is so starry~

      0
  1. fosyer says:

    I can understand. Slacking off in the name of playing games, I can totally understand… I do the same some times….. But don’t tell anyone, alright? That’s a secret.

    1+
  2. Ghost reader says:

    Kyaa.. I can read the new chapter…
    Stupid.. The moment someone ask finger it’s mean engage or wed…

    Thanks for the chapter

    0
  3. busydistracted says:

    How long will it take to have the chapters fixed? Just curious. I don’t want to skip to the next arc without knowing how this one continues and ends.

    1+

Leave a Reply to nailivserenity007 Cancel reply