Chapter 56: Carried a Man Back
Translator: Henyee Translations Editor: Henyee Translations
Wu Mei played with her wet hair as she looked at Qi Feng indifferently. She even looked forward to him saying something.
However, the moment Qi Feng saw her, he would recall the wild beasts in the rainforest and the despair he felt when death was near. His muscles trembled as he said, “No, she didn’t bully me! I didn’t meet Wu Mei in the rainforest at all! It’s true!”
Bai Xue blocked his line of sight and tried to entice him to confess as she asked, “Did she threaten you?”
“No! Stop asking!”
Qi Feng stood up and went straight back to the dormitory.
Wu Mei looked at his terrified back and revealed a mocking smile. Bai Xue caught it!
Even though Bai Xue knew that Wu Mei was the one who did something in the rainforest, she had no evidence to prove it. She could only give up and put on her instructor demeanour as she hinted, “The actual combat exercise is just a phasal assessment for you. You don’t have to be too proud about obtaining a temporary rank. You need to work hard if you are lagging behind! Everything is possible..”
“She’s clearly targeting us!” Zhong Ling muttered indignantly as she squatted.
Wu Mei patted her shoulder and returned to the dormitory to dry her clothes. She was in a daze.
Li Nanchen, did he reach the base safely?
Those drug dealers are sinister and vicious. They might even have set up a trap. Will he run into any mishaps alone?
The more Wu Mei thought about it, the more she felt that she could not sit still. She lifted the curtain of the dormitory tent and scouted for any movements in the vicinity. She turned around and said to Zhong Ling, “I have something to attend to and need to go out for a while. I’ll be back soon. If anything happens, contact me immediately!”
With that, she carried her walkie-talking and snuck into the rainforest.
Based on her memory, Wu Mei quickly found the location of the gunfight. When she saw that the off-road vehicle was still parked in its original spot, she had an ominous feeling in her heart.
As expected, she saw Li Nanchen clutching his abdomen and leaning against the tire. He was holding onto his pistol and keeping his guard up.
Wu Mei could feel that his body was burning up. He had a high fever due to the wound infection and was almost unconscious.
When Li Nanchen saw the blurry figure in front of him, he raised his hand to caress her cheek. He chuckled lightly and said, “You came back?”
“Any later and I’ll be collecting your corpse!”
Wu Mei helped Li Nanchen up and supported him. “Hold on, don’t die here!”
“Okay,” he said, his voice hoarse as he limply collapsed onto the ground.
Wu Mei subconsciously wrapped her arms around him…
Li Nanchen rested his chin on her neck and breathed deeply. He held her waist, unable to utter a single word.
“How troublesome!” Wu Mei gritted her teeth and pushed him away. She squatted down and piggybacked him to the dormitory.
After avoiding several surveillance cameras in the dormitory, Wu Mei panted heavily as she threw Li Nanchen onto the bed.
Zhong Ling was so shocked that she turned over and sat up. She recognized him as the man who had been shot in the rainforest. She looked at Wu Mei with a meaningful look in her eyes. Then, she ran to close the door and said in a low voice, “Wu Mei! Why did you bring him back?”
“You can’t just bring him back just because he’s good-looking—”
Zhong Ling was very good at reconnaissance. She could tell that Li Nanchen’s identity was not ordinary. She reminded Wu Mei, “If Instructor Bai finds out, she will definitely punish you! Furthermore, he is not from the same world as us. Don’t do anything stupid. It’s not too late to throw him out now.”
“Shh! Listen to me, he’s useful to me…” Wu Mei pressed on Zhong Ling’s shoulder perfunctorily.
Zhong Ling did not believe her, but she still kept her mouth shut. She looked resentfully at Wu Mei who was boiling the antipyretic medicine and helping Li Nanchen sit up.
“Drink the medicine. You can’t be expecting me to feed you?”
Wu Mei furrowed her brows. Her fingertips were cold as she tugged on Li Nanchen’s elbow. However, when her eyes met his deep and dark ones, she subconsciously wanted to pull her hand back, but it was too late.
Li Nanchen craved her warmth and pulled her into his embrace.
Wu Mei held the medicine in her hand as she pushed against the bed. She wanted to struggle free, but she was afraid that her intense resistance would cause his wound to open up again. She helplessly threatened, “Let go!”
“Well… I’ll go outside and keep watch for you. You guys… hurry up!”
Zhong Ling immediately felt awkward. She silently carried her washbasin and left. At the door, she coughed lightly and gave them a reminder.
However, it was obvious that the two people in the room did not care about her.
Zhong Ling sighed and pondered outside the tent. Do they know each other or not?
Li Nanchen wanted to sit up, but in the next second, his body collapsed and he fainted.
Wu Mei pushed him with her hand, but there he had no reaction. With no other choice, she pinched his chin and poured the medicine into his mouth…