Chapter 268: This Life—The Beginning (IX)
尚可（单方面）和尉勋进入冷战阶段, 而且冷得无懈可击。他只花了半天时间，就将小楼的安保系统和密码全部修改, 顺便还升了一下级，即使有钥匙也进不来。当初尚可为什么如此干脆地同意入住, 就是看中了这里严密的安保系统。
Shang Ke (one-sidedly) and Wei Xun entered a cold war, and it was a very cold one. It only took him half a day to change all the security systems and passwords of the building, and he even upgraded the system. Even with a key, one could not get in. The reason why Shang Ke agreed to move in so simply back then is because of the tight security system here.
When Wei Xun was blocked by the great technology for the first time, one could imagine how frustrated he had felt. At the same time, he also realized that he can no longer happily break in in the future.
Although the two are in partnership, Shang Ke is mainly responsible for the technological aspect. The first stage of construction had no need for him to participate.
“Mr. Shang, the ingredients you ordered have arrived.” The voice of the security guard came from the communicator.
The courtyard door opened, and the delivery man walked through the small garden familiarly. He placed the ingredients at the door and left.
A moment later, Shang Ke came out of the house and carried the things at the door in.
一个高大的身影靠在窗帘后的阴影中，默不作声地望着尚可的身影消失在门内。自从那日之后, 尚可已经连续十几天对他避而不见了。不接电话, 不回短信，除了公事上的交流，再也没有其他联系。一个人躲在家里搞研究，生活所需全靠网购。每天放风的时间，总是和他外出的时间同步。
A tall figure leaned in the shadow behind the curtain, silently watching Shang Ke’s figure disappear behind the door. Ever since that day, Shang Ke has been avoiding him for more than ten days in a row. He did not answer his phone nor reply to his messages. Other than communicating regarding their work, they had no other contacts. He stays at home alone to do research, and all his daily needs rely on online shopping. The time Shang Ke left the house is always the same as the time he went out.
“I heard that your family has arranged another blind date for you?” In the room, a phoenix-eyed man sat gracefully on the sofa and said to Wei Xun with a smile, “The other party seems to be the daughter from the Wang family?”
“Yeah.” Wei Xun walked over to the sofa and sat down, picked up the red wine on the coffee table and poured himself half a glass.
“I’ve met that Miss Wang before. She’s pretty and plays the piano well. She has a good personality too, so she’s a good match for you.”
“Since when did you change your job to become a matchmaker?” Wei Xun’s brows didn’t even move as he tasted the wine.
Ji Mingzhe extended his hand: “I didn’t have a choice. I was asked by your mother to convince you to spend some time with Miss Wang.”
Wei Xun could not remember what that Miss Wang looked like at all. Except for Shang Ke, everyone else’s face looked as indistinguishable as unshaped dough to him, and this best friend he had known for more than ten years was no exception.
Wei Xun’s facial blindness is not natural, but an aftereffect of an accident, which is why he had to leave the army. It’s just that he did not reveal too many flaws usually, so apart from his personal doctor and a few personal bodyguards, even his parents don’t know the inside story.
When Ji Mingzhe saw that he was unmoved, he continued: “Wei Xun, none of us are people who believe in the so-called true love. There is nothing wrong with choosing a woman you are comfortable with to marry at the right age. You’re 34 this year, how long do you plan to delay?”
True love. Indeed, Wei Xun does not believe in it. However, he has already found a person he wants to drag to the bed all the time. The moment the thought came to his mind, the person’s tantalizing appearance under his body immediately came to mind, and his eyes unconsciously darkened a little.
At this moment, the phone in his pocket rang. After picking it up and listening to it for a while, Wei Xun got up and said, “Come on, let’s go see someone with me.”
Ji Mingzhe followed him out in confusion.
Shang Ke had just finished throwing away the garbage when he turned around and saw a familiar figure blocking the doorway of his house.
Wei Xun? Didn’t he drive out? When did he come back?
Shang Ke subconsciously looked towards the parking pad of his house but did not see his car.
“I came back in my friend’s car.” As if reading his mind, Wei Xun explained.
Shang Ke: … He actually had this trick, he had been careless.
“Wei Xun, this is?” Ji Mingzhe looked at Shang Ke curiously, and was quite amazed at his outstanding appearance.
“He is the developer of the robot, Shang Ke.” Wei Xun introduced, “Keke, this is one of the investors of the science park, Ji Mingzhe.”
“Hello.” Shang Ke shook his hand politely.
“It’s almost mealtime, is it convenient for you to invite us to your house for a meal?” Wei Xun purposely brought Ji Mingzhe here because he was sure that Shang Ke would not refuse him in front of outsiders.
As expected, Shang Ke agreed.
Wei Xun leaned forward and seemingly unintentionally put his hand on his waist.
Ji Mingzhe inadvertently caught a glimpse. Although he felt it was strange in his heart, he did not think too deeply about it. He was just surprised that Wei Xun was being so intimate with an outsider.
They had a sumptuous lunch, causing Ji Mingzhe to be full of praise and was very envious of Wei Xun who could come here every day for a meal. However, he did not know that a certain person has not eaten Shang Ke’s food for a long time and was lucky to get what he wanted thanks to him.
Once lunch is over, Ji Mingzhe’s use is gone. Taking the opportunity when Shang Ke was making tea, Wei Xun “sent” him out unceremoniously.
When he walked into the kitchen, Wei Xun quietly came behind Shang Ke, hugged his waist and whispered in his ear, “Have you had enough?”
Shang Ke movement paused, then he continued to fill up the teapot.
“I’ll allow you to have a tantrum once in a while, but don’t overdo it.” Wei Xun gently nibbled on his ear.
“Wei Xun.” Shang Ke turned to face him, “Do you want a trustworthy partner, or an obedient bed partner?”
“I want both.” Wei Xun replied without hesitation.
Shang Ke gritted his teeth, “One cannot be too greedy.”
“I have the capital to be greedy, don’t I?”
Shang Ke: I want to slap this arrogant face so badly.
“How about this…”
Wei Xun lowered his head and blocked the words he was about to say.
“Keke.” Wei Xun said hoarsely while licking and fondling his tongue, “Don’t lock me out again, or I’ll do you so hard that you won’t be able to get out of bed for at least three days every time I catch you in the future.”
Not waiting for Shang Ke to get angry, Wei Xun had already pinned him down on the glass door of the kitchen ……
Outside the window, Ji Mingzhe stared in disbelief at the two people who were tangling in the kitchen and could not help but take a few steps back.
He had just been inexplicably pushed out by Wei Xun. He originally wanted to go around to the kitchen to say goodbye to Shang Ke but ended up seeing such a frightening scene. Wei Xun made use of his advantages body build to hold Shang Ke firmly in place. Wei Xun had a leg between his legs and two hands on his body. Shang Ke’s shirt was crudely ripped open, revealing a large area of skin. Shang Ke’s struggle was useless under the powerful strength of Wei Xun, and his red cheeks made his already handsome appearance even more gorgeous. His eyebrows exuded an inexplicable charm.
Ji Mingzhe only felt that his mouth was dry and did not dare to look any further. He hurriedly rushed out from the garden. After he left, a figure came out from behind a tree and silently watched in the direction of the small building…
Shang Ke forgave Wei Xun once again. As long as the thought of him suffering for himself for a thousand lifetimes of loneliness and the pain of parting because of life and death, he was not able to ruthlessly alienate from him. It is just that in this life, he was too difficult to communicate with. The moment there is a disagreement, Wei Xun would start doing him, as if he hadn’t made love in several lifetimes.
After considering it again and again, Shang Ke decided to make a deal with him. They could only do it at most once a week. When doing so, he must wear a condom; He is not allowed to exceed three hours during work time, and sex can be done only at home; If there are any important things, he must discuss with him first and not make decisions on his own.
After reading it, Wei Xun changed once to “five times”, three hours to “five hours”, and the place of sex from “only at home” to “any secluded place”. The place of sex was changed from “only at home” to “any hidden place”. As for the last point, there was no objection.
Shang Ke said: “I have already given in, but you are still aggressive and do not give me any breathing room at all. Wei Xun, do you want us to get along like friends, or do you want me to treat you like an enemy with resentment?”
Wei Xun was silent for a long time, and finally, although he did not say anything, he stopped insisting on his own opinion.
The two of them reached a consensus and started to maintain harmonious relationship of tacit understanding but a lovers’ relationship in secret. Despite the small breakthrough, Wei Xun still kept a close eye on him, mainly to guard against Qi Chen. Ever since that call, Qi Chen never met with Shang Ke again, only calling occasionally. However, Wei Xun dares not let down his guard, because it is too easy to cross the line the with Qi Chen and Shang Ke’s relationship.
A few months later, Shang Ke’s patent successfully passed the application. The science park also completed its planning and construction was in full swing. At the same time, the core program of Chu Hao was debugged, and the first pet robot was officially born. In fact, Chu Hao was more of a comprehensive all-rounder robot, with comprehensive functions and superior intelligence. By doing adjustments using this as the basis, robots with other functions could be quickly developed.
Everything seemed to be going very well. However, just when Wei Xun left the country to attend the Chamber of Commerce, something happened to Shang Ke.
When he woke up from his sleep, he found himself lying in a hot and humid alley with an unpleasant stench in the air. The alley was very narrow, and the sunlight from outside could not reach in.
For a moment, Shang Ke almost thought he had transmigrated again. He climbed up with the support of the wall and his whole body felt sore, as if he had suffered multiple collisions. Lifting his shirt, he saw several bruises of varying shades on his skin as expected.
His memory gradually returned, and Shang Ke remembered that before he passed out, he was on a plane to Lincheng. Because he received an invitation to a technology expo, he set off with his bodyguard. He thought this invitation was sent to him by Wei Xun, and the plane was a pre-booked first class, so he did not suspect anything. By the time he realized that something was wrong, it was too late.
It was obvious that this was a premeditated plan that was specifically aimed at him. The bodyguard was the key. He was a security officer under Wei Xun’s company, and only he was able to approach him without being suspected. And the only person who could direct him was probably Wei Xun’s… family.
Based on this line of thought, speculation, the Wei family’s people may have long discovered his relationship with Wei Xun but had kept quiet about it until after the development of his Chu Hao was completed. They started making a move only after he provided the coding for the core. As long as they have the core code, even without him, the other technicians can still research a lot of results.
Shang Ke’s face was expressionless as he stumbled out of the alley. After adapting to the blinding sunlight, he finally saw everything before him clearly. The streets were mostly populated by foreigners with dark skin and prominent features. The houses around are dilapidated, the streets are cluttered with stalls of all kinds, the sound of yelling and cursing is incessant, and the hot air makes people feel incomparably suffocated.
One had to say that the dog was all bark but no bite. The other side did not even show their faces and just disposed him, the hidden danger. The person left him in a foreign country which was poor and backward and did not speak the same language. Even if he were killed, it had nothing to do with them, and he could not testify even if he survived. The other side just needs to use his documents to make people think that he left the country on his own.
Shang Ke stood alone in an unknown street, penniless and isolated.
However, in this desperate situation, he smiled.