My Mysterious Husband – Chapter 152 A Quarrel Between Kerry and Venus (1)
Venus looked at him and said frankly: “No, I don’t have any money.”
“Then how do you plan to go to France? Do you want your uncle to pay for it? Or do you want to seduce Kevin and make him to pay the expenses?”
Venus didn’t want to quarrel with him at all, but she could no longer bear it when Kerry brought Kevin into this matter. She found what he said absolutely disgusting.
“Kerry, what the hell are you talking about? We are married, and that means Kevin is my brother-in-law. I would never pick Kevin even though I really needed to seduce someone!”
“Then you do have a target. Who is him?” Kerry suddenly remembered that man she met at school. He squinted his eyes and asked in a grim voice: “Is it that friend of yours at school?”
Venus had it enough. She pushed him away and said: “Kerry, you are unbelievable. I am so sick of talking with you. Here is the number of my teacher. If you need to know anything, just ask her. She will tell you which man I am seducing.”
Venus threw her phone at him and rushed out of the room.
Kerry froze for a few seconds, and then he made the call.
It was Xiaohua who answered. She said immediately: “Venus, have you changed your mind?”
Kerry was confused. He coughed and said: “Hello. I am Venus’s husband, Kerry. Is Venus going to France as an exchange student?”
Xiaohua was surprised. She said: “Didn’t she tell you? Here is what happened……”
Venus walked directly to the front desk of the hotel. The owner was watching TV.
“I need another room.” Venus said in a harsh voice. She was feeling angry. She couldn’t bear to live together with Kerry for one single minute.
The owner looked at her, and took a key from a drawer and said: “What about the room next to your current room?”
“No. I need a room that is far away from my current room.”
“Fine.” He rummaged through the drawer and found another key. “This room is on the second floor. At the end of the hall.”
Venus took the key and went to the room. It was not as well-lit as her first room, but that was the only problem. The other aspects were just fine. She collapsed onto the bed and stared at the ceiling with blank eyes. She was having a headache.
And at that time, Kerry learned what had happened from Xiaohua. Turned out, Venus had given up this opportunity two days earlier, and Kerry felt very regretful for insulting her for this matter.
“Why couldn’t I just calm down and talk with her like a sensible adult when things come up? Why can’t I just listen to her?” He thought to himself. “She must hates me guts at this moment.”
Kerry paced back and forth in the room and in the end decided to apologize to her. He walked around the hotel to look for her, but she was nowhere to be found.
“Where could she be? Is she in Kevin’s room?” Kerry thought. Then he knocked Kevin’s door.
“Hey, big brother, come in.” Kevin moved aside.
“Eh…did you see Venus?” Kerry asked.
Kevin felt confused. But he soon realized they quarreled with each other again. Kevin’s brow furrowed and he said: “No, I didn’t. What happened?”
“Oh, nothing. Go back to rest.” Kerry found what happened too humiliating to tell anyone.
Kerry walked away, but Kevin stopped him.
Kevin said flatly: “You and Venus had a fight, right?”
Kerry could sense that Kevin was getting angry. He said calmly: “It’s normal for a married couple to quarrel. Don’t worry about that.”
Kevin didn’t want to say it, but he could no longer refrain. He said: “Big brother, Venus is a good girl. If you don’t value her, I’m afraid she will leave you sooner or later.”
Kerry arched his brows. Then he looked into Kevin’s dark eyes and said calmly: “She is my wife. She can never leave me if I don’t want her to leave.”
“Fine. I hope so.” Kevin seemed tired. He rubbed his eyes and said: “I need to sleep. Call me when it’s dinner time.”
“Fine. Go to rest.”
Kevin shut the door slowly, and the moment the door was shut, Kerry’ s face set into grim lines.
“Am I thinking too much? What did he mean by that? Has he really fallen in love with Venus?” Kerry thought.
But Kerry could tell that Venus knew nothing about Kevin’s feelings for her, from the way she just reacted when he brought Kevin’s name up.
He decided to arrange a date for Kevin as soon as possible, to divert Kevin’s attention. He didn’t want to fight with his brother for a woman. That would be crazy.
Kerry walked around the hotel, and then he searched the whole village, but still couldn’t find Venus. He was getting nervous. Where could she be?
My Mysterious Husband – Chapter 152 A Quarrel Between Kerry and Venus (2)
“Did she go back home? No way. Her phone is still here.” Kerry thought.
After looking for her for a long time, Kerry felt thirty and exhausted. He drooped his head and dragged his body back to the hotel.
The owner of the hotel was still watching TV. He saw Kerry coming back and he asked curiously: “You have been running back and forth for many times. What are you doing?”
Kerry collapsed on a sofa at the door and said sulkily: “Looking for a person.”
The owner remembered a girl took a key from him an hour ago. He didn’t have many guests at that time, so he thought Kerry was must looking for that girl.
He rested his elbows on the counter and said smilingly: “Did you quarrel with your girlfriend?”
Kerry shot him a glance and said: “She is my wife.”
The owner was surprised to hear that. Then why are there three of them? Who is that handsome young man together with them? He thought to himself.
“Is your wife a tall, beautiful woman? who has delicate skin and who is wearing a ponytail?” He asked.
Kerry said coldly. “Yeah. That’s her.”
The owner said: “You know, I never have the guts to quarrel with my wife.” Then he said in a lecturing manner: “When a woman is angry, all you need to do is to say something nice to comfort her. What did you do to make her refuse to live together with you?”
Kerry was confused. Did she find herself another room?
“I know I was wrong. Which is her room?”
The owner smiled and shook his head. “That is my guest’s privacy. I can’t tell.”
Kerry was speechless. He took some money out of his pocket and placed it on the table. “Here is the rent. Which is her room?”
The owner smiled slyly and put the money away. He pointed upwards and said: “It’s the room at the end of the hall on second floor. She specially picked a room that is the farthest to yours.”
Kerry rushed to that room without saying another word.
When he was at the door, he stopped, because he didn’t know what to say. He had always been so proud in front of her, and he found it very difficult to make an apology to her. But he knew it was necessary to apologize, or he would never ease his mind.
Kerry froze for a few seconds, and then he finally knocked the door. But there was no response.
What happened? He thought.
He pushed the door and found the door was not locked at all. He got in easily, and found the woman he had been looking for for two hours was sleeping tightly on bed.
Kerry’ s anger flared up. He couldn’t understand why would she go to sleep without even locking the door? What if some bad people got in? Does she have any concern for safety?
Kerry shut the door and walked towards her. The moment his eyes fell on her face, his anger subsided.
Venus was sleeping on her back. Her brow furrowed. She got very dark shadows under her eyes. Obviously she didn’t get enough sleep these days.
Kerry sat beside her, and stroked her face gently.
“Why you look so sad? What are you dreaming? Are you dreaming about me?” Kerry thought to himself.
It was noon. Venus was in light sleep. So she woke up when she felt a hand on her face.
She opened her sleepy eyes, and saw Kerry in front of her.
She was completely awake now. She sat up and looked at him coldly. “What are you doing here?”
Kerry opened his mouth, but he still couldn’t say sorry to her. He only said: “Here is your phone.”
Venus took her phone and looked aside. “Now you should leave.”
Kerry walked towards the door. He suddenly stopped and turned back. “Are you going to live here?”
Kerry looked at her face, which was devoid of emotions. He finally plucked up the courage and said: “I was wrong about this. I shouldn’t have said that to you. I’ m sorry.”
Venus’s face didn’t change at all, but she was indeed shocked. She couldn’t believe her ears. Did he just make an apology? She thought.
Kerry felt much relieved after saying sorry. He continued: “I treated you unfairly. I said so many nasty things. It’s all my bad.”
Venus smiled coldly. “It’s okay. This is not the first time, and I am getting used to your unfair treatment.
“Venus……” Kerry felt very sorry. He remembered he used to trust whatever Xinyou told him, and if Venus tried to defend herself, he would use violence to make her keep quiet.
Venus interrupted: “Just stop talking. You don’t need to apologize for what you did. They are all in the past. Just like you said, I am only a toy to you. You can do whatever you feel like doing to me.” Venus then opened the door, and asked him to leave.
Venus’s words hurt Kerry’ s feelings deeply. He shook his head and walked out helplessly.
But a few minutes later, he came back, with two bags, one of which was Venus’s, and the other one was his, in which he put all his clothes.
“What are you doing?” Venus felt annoyed when she saw Kerry hanging his clothes in the wardrobe.
Kerry said flatly: “Didn’t you say you want to live in this room?”
“Yeah! But I didn’t say I want you to be here!” Venus said.
Kerry glanced at her and said: “Don’t you think it’s a waste of money to have two rooms?”
What? A waste of money? What a lame excuse! Venus thought.
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“Kerry. You are a big boss. It only costs a hundred per night for a room. And you think it’s a waste of money?”
“Sure. I worked very hard to make the money, and I don’t want to waste a penny of it.” Kerry said flatly.
Venus shot him a sideways glance. She shrugged her shoulders and said: “Fine. I will get another room if you really like this one.”
Kerry smiled slyly when he saw Venus walking outside.
Venus went to the front desk and wanted to book another room. But the owner said smilingly: “I’m sorry. We are out of rooms.”
Venus widened her eyes and pointed at all the empty rooms around her and said: “Hey, they are all empty!”
“I’m sorry. But Mr Ye just bought all the rooms.”
Venus couldn’t believe her ears.
“What a jerk! Didn’t he say he doesn’t want to waste a penny of his money?” She thought.
She went back to the room angrily, and saw Kerry was leaning against the wall with his arms crossed in front of his chest. He looked so proud of himself.
Venus gave him a hostile glare. She then took her stuff and went back to her first room. Since it was unavoidable to live together with him, why wouldn’t she pick a room that has a better view. When she was at that room, she could at least see the lotus flowers from the window.
Kerry smiled and packed his stuff as well, and followed her back to the room.
For the following days, Kerry would take Kevin to see the doctor in the morning, and deal with his business on a laptop in the afternoon. And when he went to sleep, he would sleep on one side of the bed, and Venus on the other.
One night when Kerry was seized by sexual desire, he rolled himself on top of Venus, and when he was about to make love to her, Venus smiled coldly and said: “I’m having my period.”
Kerry froze. Veins bulged on his forehead. Desire filled his eyes. “Why didn’t you tell me earlier?”
“I just remembered.”
Kerry looked at her face. She looked so pleased. She obviously did it on purpose.
Kerry managed to bring his desires under control, which was obviously not easy. He bite on her chest hard, and went for a cold shower.
Moonlight streamed through the window and fell upon the floor. Everything looked sliver in the brilliant moonlight.
She felt lucky to have this period, because it could stop Kerry from touching her. The only problem was that the pain was unbearable.
Kerry walked out of his shower and held her in his arms.
“Don’t move.” Kerry said to her. He then put his hand on her belly. The warmth on his hand gradually eased her pain, and she felt so comfortable.
Kevin could finally feel his hand after a few day’s treatment, which was a nightmare to him. He couldn’t move the hand, but when his hand touches the water, he could tell whether it was hot or cold.
He was so surprised by this change.
“Doctor Hua is so amazing. It’s only a short period of time!” Venus jumped up and down in happiness.
Kevin’s gaze followed her. He said gently: “I’m forever in your debt. My hand would never be cured without your help.”
Venus waved her hand. “You also helped me many times. Besides, I didn’t do anything. It is you who took all the pain.”
Out of the corner of his eye, Kevin saw Kerry was walking towards them. He then moved his position slightly to block Venus’s view, to prevent her from seeing Kerry, and said to Venus: “Doctor Han isn’t here. Can you help me to warm my shoulder with a hot towel?”
Venus had nothing to do at that moment. She said: “Sure. Just wait a minute.”
Kevin could no longer wait. He was in love with Venus. When he saw Kerry and Venus being together, he felt his heart was pierced. And at night, he felt his heart was dripping blood. The pain was too great to bear. But he knew he couldn’t tell Venus his feelings directly, because Venus only took him as her friend. He would scare her away.
That was why, he decided to start from Kerry.
“Big brother. I’m sorry. But I have to get Venus.”
He only wore a vest under his shirt. And when Venus came back with a hot towel, he exposed his muscular shoulder, and all the scars on his shoulder were also exposed, both new ones and old ones.
Venus had never seen these scars before. She was slightly shocked and she asked: “Are these scars from the treatment?”
Kevin nodded and said yes.
“They look painful.” Venus placed the hot towel on his shoulder gently. “Is it hot?”
“The temperature is just perfect.” Kevin said.
Kevin could see that Kerry was looking at them in a shadow a few meters away. Venus had her back towards him so she didn’t notice him at all.
“Tell me if the towel is cold. I’ll get a new one.” Venus was very caring.
She only took Kevin as a good friend of hers, and she never thought about her relationship with Kerry in that way. But that was not how Kerry thought about them.
Kevin glanced at Kerry, and asked Venus on purpose: “Venus, what happened between you and my big brother? You don’t seem to be happy.”
“Have I ever been happy when I am with him?” Venus sighed. “Forget about it. I don’t want to talk about him. When will Doctor Hua leave?”
Venus touched the towel and found it was still hot. “So soon? Have Doctor Han learned his skills? Like acupuncture, cupping, and other things like that?”
“I think he has.” Kevin was not sure. But Doctor Han was indeed learning from Doctor Hua earnestly.
Kerry walked out of the shadow. His face has set into grim lines.
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Venus Mu froze, wondering if he had heard?
Anyway, what was said was the truth. Their relationship was never good, so it could only be worse.
Kerry Ye sat on the stone bench across her and suddenly said, “Kevin Ye, what kind of girl do you like?”
Kevin didn’t expect him to ask this question, “Why ask me this?”
“Nothing. Just asking. You’re not young anymore and it’s time to get married.” Kerry paused, looking at Venus, “Look, she is younger than you, but she has become your sister-in-law. Hurry up and get married. What do you think, Venus?”
Venus was confused. What did this have to do with her? Besides, she was forced to get married with Kerry by her uncle, otherwise she would continue her study. Then how could she be with him?
“You’re right. It’s time for Kevin to get married.” Venus agreed.
Kerry nodded in satisfaction and said to Kevin, “Is there anyone you like? I’ll help you propose a marriage. Or is there a standard? I and your sister-in-law will help you to choose one.”
Venus really didn’t know what he was planning. It’s totally none of her business.
However, Kevin understood his meaning, “Thank you for caring about me so much.”
Kerry smiled, “Marriage is important, so how could I not care? Tell me, is there anyone you like?”
The two looked at each other for a while, as if they were secretly discussing something.
Then, Kevin laughed and said boldly, “Surely there is one, but she doesn’t know yet. I will tell her when I have the chance, and if she agrees, brother can go to propose.”
Kevin’ s words shocked Venus and she asked, “Really? Why you didn’t tell me? Is she pretty? I want to see her.”
Kevin looked at her, about to freak out.
What a stupid woman!
“She…has long hair, big eyes and a high nose. Her personality, well, is similar to yours.” Kevin directly said this, even though Kerry was here.
Venus didn’t know it was she and she thought there was one, “Then she might like chatting with me. Introduce her to us, as soon as possible.”
Kerry stared at Venus, seeing that she didn’t look jealous or and she didn’t seem to get the deep meaning of Kevin’ s words. Therefore, she didn’t like Kevin.
Because if she liked him, she wouldn’t just be happy for him and she would at least show a little bit of disappointment.
But Venus wasn’t.
This made Kerry relieved.
“Venus, go to see if the meal is ready or not. Kevin and I have something to talk about.” Kerry said to her.
“OK.” Venus quickly left and she was still immersed in the surprise that Kevin had a sweetheart. She had no interest in their conversation.
The atmosphere in the courtyard cooled down with her leaving.
“Go out for a walk.” Without waiting for a response, Kerry got up and went straight out the door in the opposite direction to Venus.
Kevin took a breath, removed the warm towel and put on his clothes.
Kerry would know one day.
Because Kevin couldn’t hide his adoration anymore, and he didn’t want to.
The two walked along the path and arrived at a paddy field. Kerry stopped and spoke calmly, “Kevin, don’t you want to say something?”
“Weren’t you the one who wanted to talk?” Kevin gazed at him.
Kerry went straightforward, “That girl you were talking about. Don’t think about it. You’ll never get her.”
Kevin sneered, “Brother, how do you know? I haven’t tried yet.”
“Kevin, she’s married, you…” Kerry still couldn’t directly say that, but his tone was just getting harsher and harsher.
Kevin didn’t make a concession at all, “She is married, but she is not happy at all. Her husband treats her so badly. Shouldn’t I take her away from this hell?”
“You…” Kerry couldn’t retort his brother’s questioning because he had treated her really badly.
Kevin kept questioning, “A marriage without love cannot last long, not to mention her husband cheating on her, which was a complete betrayal of the family. Do you think there is a need for such a marriage to continue?”
“I didn’t!” Kerry shouted out, “Xinyou Qiao and I didn’t cross the bottom line.”
“The bottom line? Do you think the line is sex?” Kevin sneered, shaking his head, “Brother, isn’t it enough that you let a woman who covets you live in Ye family so openly? Don’t you dare say you don’t have some feelings for her? Do you dare say you wouldn’t have made it if there was a good opportunity?”
“Kevin, I really did wrong about letting her stay. But now the question is, she’s married to me, are we brothers going to turn against each other for a woman?”
“Brother, you married her at that time for no other reason than to find Tianye Mu. Since she doesn’t love you and you don’t love her, why don’t you let me take her away and let Tianye come to me.”
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“No way!” Kerry refused. “I won’t let you take her away.”
“What if I have to do this? What if I make her fall in love with me?”
Kerry’ s face contorted and said: “Then I’ll kill her.”
Kerry knew Venus doesn’t love him, but he couldn’t allow her to fall in love with another man, and her falling in love with his brother was just insufferable.
Kevin knew he was not just bluffing, so he was a little bit concerned for Venus’s safety. He softened his tone and said: “Big brother, I know it is my fault to fall in love with Venus. But I just can’t control my emotions. Big brother, I have never begged you once, but this time, I have to ask you to do me a favor.”
Kerry looked at his brother, whose face contorted in pain, and felt very sorry for him. Whatever happens, he is always Kevin’s big brother, and Kevin is his only family in this world. Besides, Kevin’s hand wouldn’t be ruined if he didn’t try to save his life.
Kerry put his hand on Kevin’s shoulder and sighed heavily. “Kevin, the reason why you have fallen in love with her is only because she is the only woman in your life. There are so many wonderful girls who are better than Venus. I will throw you a big party and invite all the good girls in the city, and you can get to know them, and then you will forget about Venus.”
Kevin widened his eyes in disbelief. “What?”
“Our parents have passed away. So it is up to me to arrange things like this. It’s settled.” Kerry said in an imperative tone of voice.
Kevin froze for a few seconds. He then nodded and said: “Fine. I know.”
He said yes only because he wanted Kerry to let his guard down. When the time is right, he will still take Venus away.
“Let’s go back. It’s time for dinner.”
Kerry walked at the front, and Kevin followed behind. They seemed to be in harmony, but none of them was at ease.
When they arrived at the village, Kerry saw a few old men were running to the direction of that hotel. He stopped a person and asked: “What happened? Why are you running?”
“Someone fell in the pond.’
Kerry felt nervous. Could it be Venus?
“I’ll go have a look.” Kerry said to Kevin, and then ran towards the hotel.
There were a few village people around the pond, and they were all old people.
“She has gone down for a long time. Why hasn’t she come up yet?” An old man said concernedly. “I have to check it out.” Then he was about to jump into the pond.
An old woman grabbed him and said: “You have heart disease, remember? You can’t jump into the water!”
“But that girl is probably in danger!” He said, and began removing his shoes.
Kerry grabbed his arm and asked: “What kind of girl?”
The moment he finished, the peace of the surface of the pond was broke and someone emerged from it. It was none other than Venus. There was a two year old boy in her arms. The boy’s face was pale, and no one knew whether he was still breathing.
“He is alive. Save him.” Venus pushed the boy to the crowd, and someone grabbed the boy’s arm and pulled him up.
The village people were then busy with saving the boy, and no one seemed to remember there was still Venus in the water.
Kerry didn’t know whether he should feel angry or not. He reached out and said: “Give me your hand.”
Venus rubbed her face. Her eyes were sparking, and they were even more bright than the dew on the lotus flowers. He lifted her arm up to grab Kerry’ s hand, but suddenly, something trembled her and she was again submerged by the water.
“Venus!!” Kerry’ s heart was pounding violently. At that moment, he felt he lost something very important in his life. He removed his clothes quickly and jumped into the water.
The water at the middle of the pond was not very deep, because they need to grow lotus in the middle, but the water at the edge was at least two meters deep. Kerry got into the water and searched for Venus. Soon, he saw Venus was trying to untie something on her leg a few meters away form him.
Kerry swam to her quickly, and found her face was pale, and her actions were rather slow. He held her waist and pushed her up so that she could get air.
“Are you trying to kill yourself or something? Do you have any idea how dangerous is that?” Kerry shouted at her.
Venus coughed violently. She rested her head on Kerry’ s shoulder. “I want to get out, but my leg is entangled in something. I don’t know what to do.”
Kerry glared at her and said: “Stay right here. I will help you to remove it.”
Then, Kerry went under the water. The water was not clear. Kerry had to bend down to see what was on her leg. Turned out, Venus’s leg was entangled in some rattan, and there were also cuts on her legs, because she just tried to kick them off.
Kerry tried to remove these rattan, but there were so much. Kerry could feel he was in desperate need for oxygen, and his heart was also pounding violently. When there was no air in his chest, he swam up and took a deep breath.
Venus looked at his reddened face and said: “You must be careful.”
Kerry felt very glad hearing what she said. He looked at her with affection and went down again.
He repeated it three or four times, and Venus’s body was getting cold. She was still having a period, so she could no longer bear it.
Kerry noticed her body was shivering, and he got more nervous.