Vicious male counterpart isn’t competing anymore [Rebirth]

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Chapter 131.1

Editor: Jodi

During dinner, Sima Mingxuan’s eyes kept drifting to Yan Hao, his glance like a subtle reminder to Yan Hao that time was running out.

In reality, shortly after he left last night, Yan Hao had made a decision. Sima Mingxuan had cut off all external contact and was determined to have him configure the medicinal liquid, so since there was no escaping this situation, he decided to play along. Sima Mingxuan only knew that he had calculated and configured the medicinal liquid himself, however he had no idea about how precise the calculations should be or its preparation process. So he could easily pretend to agree then use the excuse of preparing the elixir to buy more time. All he needed was one more day, then Senior would have arrived.

However even if he couldn’t delay it further, it didn’t matter. He could just prepare the medicinal liquid for him. In the previous life, he had also helped Sima Mingxuan calculate and configure a medicinal liquid just like this, and this kind of elixir had to be tailored to the individual’s mental energy map. So even if Sima Mingxuan took the formula for the medicinal liquid with him, it would only be a temporary solution and would expire in at most half a year.

Hence when Sima Mingxuan’s eyes kept landing on him, he didn’t feel particularly nervous as he continued to eat his food calmly. However all this took on a different meaning in Yan Fei’s eyes. Just as Sima Mingxuan understood clearly why and what Yan Fei liked about him, he also understood why Sima Mingxuan was with him.

Their first interaction had happened outside the Pharmacy Department’s lab building. That day, Sima Mingxuan had come to the department to see the dean and after he left, his mental energy suddenly became agitated, but he didn’t have any soothing elixirs with him, and so had passed out on the spot. He had moved him into the lab where he found that the agitation of his mental energy was different from the usual kind, and it took some effort, but he managed to prepare an elixir to stabilize his mental energy. Yan Fei remembered Sima Mingxuan’s shocked expression when he woke up and realized that he had prepared the elixir for him clearly. After that, Sima Mingxuan often visited the Pharmacy Department to look for him and even invited him to join the Sima Legion.

At that time, he had just been threatened by Sheng Heng, his application to join the University’s Research Institute had been rejected, and his plan to bring Yan Hao back to the Pharmacy Department had failed. He had been very frustrated at that time, and that’s when Sima Mingxuan, who was around, extended his thick leg over. How could he not hold on to it? However the longer he got to know Sima Mingxuan, the clearer it became to him that this man always prioritized his own interests, and if there ever came a day when he no longer needed him, he wouldn’t hesitate to kick him away.

However he was confident that with his talent in pharmacy, Sima Mingxuan would always need him. However knowing something was one thing; seeing Sima Mingxuan pursuing Yan Hao in the same way he had once pursued him right in front of him felt as if his heart was being cut with a knife.

Yan Hao, you b*tch, you just have to steal everything from me. Have you forgotten all the lessons I taught you before?

With a loud clang sound, his bowl suddenly slipped from the edge of the table and fell to the floor, spilling soup everywhere.

Then he cried out in pain, drawing the attention of everyone at the table. Lu Si Ying rushed over anxiously: “Xiao Fei, are you okay? Did you burn yourself?”

“I’m fine.”

“How did the soup spill?” Lu Si Ying’s face was filled with distress.

“I was thinking about the prescription just now and got lost in thought.” Yan Fei explained.

“Since you’re on holidays you should just rest, don’t overwork yourself.” Although Father Yan said this, the praise on his face was undisguised.

“Dad I know. It’s just that I want to find a cure for Mingxuan.” As Yan Fei said this, he looked at Sima Mingxuan, and when Sima Mingxuan looked back at him, he blushed and lowered his head.

“Mingxuan, you see how good our Xiao Fei is to you. His heart and eyes is filled with you, you have to treat him well.” Seeing her son doing all this for him, Lu Si Ying couldn’t help but say something.

“I will.” How could Sima Mingxuan not see what he was thinking? Hence even though he promised sincerely, there was a cold smile in his heart.

Did he think he could deal with him the way he did with Yan Hao? Thinking that just making his parents say a few words and he would be obedient?

For Yan Fei, this was merely an attempt to bring Sima Mingxuan’s attention back to him. As for his mother’s words, he felt that she hadn’t said anything wrong. After all, his parents had always been partial to him from when he was a child to now.

Lu Si Ying nodded in satisfaction, then had the household robot bring a new bowl and then got up herself to dish some soup for Yan Fei before sitting down. However the moment she sat down and picked up her chopsticks, she hesitated, not continuing with her food immediately.

“What’s wrong with you?” Father Yan asked when he saw his wife sitting there with a dazed expression.

“Nothing, it just….. feels as if something’s missing.” Lu Si Ying said.

“What is missing?”

“I also don’t know.” Lu Si Ying shook her head, feeling a bit neurotic. “Forget it, let’s eat.”

Just then, Yan Hao suddenly reached out with his chopsticks to pick a piece of spare ribs. Lu Si Ying’s eyes swept over him casually, then that strange feeling became clear. She knew what was missing— Yan Hao’s unreasonable tantrums.

Since childhood, whenever she or her husband showed a little more attention to Yan Fei, they would always get Yan Hao’s irrational outbursts which could either be angry accusations or jealous glares. In short, he had never been as quiet as he was being right now, not saying a word and just eating with his head down.

He had finally learned to be sensible? This was what Lu Si Ying was thinking, however for some reason, her heart felt strangely uncomfortable and empty. Really strange, wasn’t Yan Hao becoming sensible a good thing? So why was she feeling uncomfortable instead?

“Beep beep.”

Just then, the terminal of Sima Mingxuan’s light brain suddenly rang. He looked at it, then the expression on his face changed greatly. “I need to take this call.”

And with that, he got up and left the dining room.

“I’m done eating.” Yan Hao had also finished eating and so stood up to go upstairs.

Translator’s note: All this while I thought Yan Fei was doing things unconsciously, that he didn’t know that he was a green tea (how is that even possible lol), but wow

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