Chapter 39 Yu Ze: What does your dad like? Part 1
After seeing his father leave in the morning, Gu Ye went out with a small folding stool. Although he calculated that he would meet his destined person today and what species his destined person was, Gu Ye didn't know and could only try to meet him by chance.
Gu Ye has a face that attracts attention wherever he goes. He found an empty spot on the busy pedestrian street and put down his folding stool to sit there. Many young people shopping there turned to look at him. A few people did come around, but they were just watching for fun, and no one asked him for fortune-telling.
Gu Ye looked at one person, and then another. Among the bustling crowd, no one seemed to be destined for him. The simplest reason: not good-looking enough!
An aunt saw him from a distance, took out her mobile phone, and looked at the photo inside. After confirming that it was Gu Ye, she ran over in surprise, "Master, are you the same person who set up a stall on Ji Tong Street 2 days ago?"
Gu Ye nodded, this aunt is definitely not a destined person, she is older than his little stepmother.
It seems that the aunt has been looking for Gu Ye for several days, "I heard that your calculations are accurate. Master, can you help me calculate where I can find the thing I lost?"
Gu Ye looked at the aunt's hand, smiled, and asked, "Auntie, did you lose your wedding ring?"
"Yes, yes, yes!" The aunt saw that Gu Ye could calculate all these accurately and revealed everything, "A few days ago, I took off the ring and washed it. But when I turned around, I couldn't find it. The ring was with me for 30 years, and I can’t find it all of a sudden. I feel like I’ve lost my soul. Please help me find it. Is 500 yuan enough?”
The bystanders looked at the aunt as if she were a fool. This young man had a pretty face, how could he look like a master? At what age is this now, do people still believe in fortune-telling?
"Auntie, you'd better go home and look for it again. Don't believe this kind of superstition." A young man next to the auntie couldn't stand it and reminded her.
The aunt waved her hand, "You guys don't understand. This little master has set up a stall in another place before, and his calculations are quite accurate."
The onlookers were speechless but did not leave, watching how Gu Ye, a liar, cheating money.
Gu Ye was not annoyed and handed a bagua plate to the aunt, "Just casually dial it."
The aunt did as she was told and looked at Gu Ye nervously.
Gu Ye saw where the pointer was pointing and explained, "The result is overlapping of different hexagrams. The upper hexagram means dui/兑, and dui means joy/悦. The lower hexagram means shock/震, and shock means movement/动." Gu Ye smiled, "Auntie, not only did you not lose this ring, it has been following you. Touch your own pocket to see if it happened to be inside."
The aunt hurriedly touched her pocket, and when she touched something, she paused. An expression of surprise immediately appeared on her face. She took out a gold ring. The style was a bit old and it looked like it had been around for some time. "I really found it! It's amazing. Thank you, little master! This is the outfit I wore the day I lost my ring!"
Gu Ye put the money given by the aunt into his wallet with a smile. The eyes of the onlookers changed immediately. They looked at the aunt and thought: This is a shill!
Gu Ye looked at the people around him again and thought to himself, aren't there any young and beautiful girls looking for him to tell fortunes?
At this moment, 4 or 5 young ladies in their early twenties gathered around. A short-haired lady asked cheerfully, "Young handsome guy, please calculate for me. Can my boyfriend and I get engaged this year?"
Gu Ye sighed, "Girl, you don't have a boyfriend, who are you engaged to?"
Hearing that, the girls were stunned. They originally thought that Gu Ye was good-looking and came to tease him, but they didn't expect to be found out. The other girl blinked, took out her phone, and showed Gu Ye the man on her screen, "Help me calculate this, when will he and I get married?"
The corner of Gu Ye's mouth twitched, "This man is your uncle, how could you two be getting married? Sisters, please stop teasing me, okay?"
At this moment, the expressions of everyone around him changed. Is this young gentleman really good at calculating? For some time, many girls gathered around Gu Ye and asked him to calculate their love fate. Gu Ye looked around and found no girl who made his heart beat. He was already convinced that the destined person was not here.
After working hard for a while, Gu Ye's wallet was already bulging. In his mind, he thought that if there was no suitable woman for him, a man would be fine. Gu Ye took a sip of water and was looking around when a man actually came over and said, "Little brother, please help me calculate this, which number should I buy to win the lottery?"
Gu Ye shook his head, this dude was not his destined one because he was too ugly.
"Brother, please stop getting involved (in lottery). You will never win any in this lifetime. You might as well work hard."
Hearing that, the man becomes unhappy, "What nonsense are you talking, you little huckster? Don’t you believe that I will get the police to arrest you?"
Gu Ye sighed, why are there people who are not willing to listen to the (terrible) truth every time? He said calmly, "You are possessed by bad luck. Something unlucky will happen within 3 steps you take from now on."
The man was so angry that he said, "What are you talking about?" He took 2 steps forward and wanted to argue with Gu Ye. Unexpectedly, a little girl next to him stumbled for some reason. The milk tea in her hand spilled all over the man.
"I'm sorry, I'm sorry, I'm sorry!" The little girl was so anxious that she almost cried, and hurriedly handed the man a tissue, "Uncle, I will give you money, you can go and wash the clothes!"
The other party was a teenage girl while this man was already in his twenties. His angry words got stuck in his throat and he couldn't express his temper. With a furious red face, he scolded while wiping himself, "Scram scram scram!"
As soon as this happened, the man didn't dare to argue with Gu Ye anymore. Turning to look at him defensively, the man felt like Gu Ye’s dark black eyes were weird, and left quickly.
Gu Ye sighed. He had already given 9 fortune-telling. If the destined person didn't show up soon, he would go home.
At this time, a gentle and magnetic voice asked with a smile, "Sir, can you tell me whether I can meet my destined person today?"
Gu Ye stopped drinking water and turned his head with interest but his eyes immediately dimmed. This person has a nice voice, looks pretty good, and is not much older than him, but his handsomeness is not amazing enough. Also, his legs... are a bit short. He is less than 1.85 meters tall and his legs are not long enough. This person is not eye-catching enough to look at so he is definitely not the one he's destined for.
"Maybe fate is just by your side." Gu Ye said calmly. It's such a hot day so he already wants to stop for today. He doesn't even want the money.
The young man came to Gu Ye with a smile, and asked politely, "Little master, what do you mean by just by my side?"
"Wouldn't you know if you try to look at the people around you?"
Because of the man’s short legs, Gu Ye has determined that the other person is not the one he is destined for. But the other party still wanted to get close to him, so Gu Ye stood up impatiently with his folding stool. He raised his hand to shade his eyes from the sun and looked at the sky, "Aiya, I forgot to calculate the weather before going out, and I didn't check the weather forecast either. How unlucky. What bad luck."
Before the young man could say anything else, Gu Ye strolled towards the street carrying his folding stool, completely ignoring him.
The young man gave Gu Ye a regretful look but didn’t follow him.
Gu Ye felt disappointed. If a person can't be his destined one, a ghost will do too! Well, there are no ghosts during the day, so a ‘Yao’ will do just fine! His requirements are really very low. As long as that being has arms and legs, can take care of themselves, and looks good. Is it demanding? The requirements are really not high! Why isn't there anyone eye-catching?
Before Gu Ye reached the street, a gust of wind blew over and he could already smell the rain. A black cloud in the distance drifted closer and closer with the wind, and it looked like it was going to rain. A day in June is like a child's temperament, it changes at will.
This is a pedestrian street so even taxis can’t get in. Gu Ye stopped in his tracks, pursed his lips, and looked at the sky. He doesn't know whether to laugh or cry. God is playing tricks on him, he didn't bring an umbrella ah!
The raindrops fell without notice, and by the time Gu Ye walked to the end of the street, it was already raining heavily. In desperation, Gu Ye threw his folding stool at the door and entered the ice cream shop on the street. He ordered a vanilla chocolate double ice cream and sat by the window, watching the heavy rain pouring outside. While eating, he sighed. His destined person couldn't be Shui Wa/Water Baby, right?
"Sir, what would you like to order?"
"I'm looking for someone."
A familiar voice suddenly came from the door. Gu Ye raised his head and his eyes lit up. The person standing at the door is shrouded in a purple aura to protect his body. He was 1.9 meters tall, had long legs, had a good temperament, and had a handsome face with no flaws at all. That person is a man, and Gu Ye knows him. Does that count as a destined person? Gu Ye is a little unsure, but Yu Ze is really eye-catching and meets the standards of his destined person.
Watching the other person put down his umbrella and walk towards him, Yu Ze seemed to be looking for him so Gu Ye waved happily, "Mr. Yu, what a coincidence!"
Yu Ze sat across from Gu Ye. Looking at the smile on Gu Ye's face, Yu Ze raised the corners of his lips and said, "I saw someone who looks like you, so I'll come over and take a look."
Hearing that, Gu Ye glanced at where Yu Ze's car stopped. This street is exactly 90 degrees perpendicular to the road Yu Ze is taking. So while Yu Ze passed by at the intersection, he was able to find him sitting by the window eating ice cream in the sight of the heavy rain. Is this considered fate?
Gu Ye laughed dryly twice and said in a complicated mood, "Mr. Yu's eyes are really sharp."
Yu Ze smiled slightly, "I felt that it should be you, so I came over and took a look."
Gu Ye is even more uncertain. In his line of work, fate is destiny. For Yu Ze recognized him by feeling, is this destiny? But the seniority is different ah. He and Zhao Pengyu are buddies, and Yu Ze is Zhao Pengyu's uncle. This link is a bit unreliable no matter how you think about it.
Gu Ye quickly took 2 mouthfuls of ice to calm down, and asked with a complicated mood, "Mr. Yu didn't go to the company today?"
"I attended a charity party last night and just came back this morning." Yu Ze looked at the heavy rain outside and said helplessly, "I didn't expect it to rain so heavily when I got here."
"It's not safe to drive on rainy days so it’s better to stop at the side." After Gu Ye finished his last bite, he looked at Yu Ze. He didn't know if it was his psychological reasons or something else, he felt a little embarrassed when he saw Yu Ze's face.
Yu Ze himself didn't talk much and Gu Ye didn't speak, so Yu Ze just watched Gu Ye eat without any intention of communicating. Gu Ye didn’t think it was a big deal before, but now that he calculated that he is going to meet his ‘destined person’ today, he keep wondering who is his future partner when looking at anyone nearby. Being stared at by Yu Ze's focused eyes, he felt uncomfortable all over.
Yu Ze also noticed something was wrong with Gu Ye and asked doubtfully, "What's wrong?"
Gu Ye stiffened his face and said, "Feeling a bit uncomfortable."
Yu Ze looked at Gu Ye eating such a big bowl of ice cream and said, "Did you eat too much? Are you having diarrhea?"
Gu Ye just wants to say: If you can’t speak nicely, please shut your mouth!
"I have an iron stomach. I can eat two more if I want." After saying this, Gu Ye felt much more relaxed. "Which charity party did Mr. Yu attend? If it is a charity for children, I would also like to contribute."
Yu Ze raised the corner of his mouth and said, "A donation event for making prosthetic limbs for disabled children. If you want to participate, there will be similar events in the future. I will take you along."
Gu Ye pursed his lips, and suddenly felt that this sentence was a bit... he doesn't know how to put it, but it felt like something different. "It's not a good idea to take me there. Just give me the account number and I can donate anonymously. I can’t donate much anyway."
Yu Ze took out a tissue and stretched out his hand to Gu Ye's mouth with a smile in his eyes.
Gu Ye was stunned for a moment, and just when he was about to take it instead, Yu Ze said calmly, "Don't move, you can't see the spot."
Gu Ye’s hand stopped at his mouth and the corner of his mouth was lightly rubbed with a tissue. Looking down at the chocolate stain on the tissue, Gu Ye felt his heart tighten inexplicably. The feeling was quick and disappeared in an instant. Gu Ye just felt a little embarrassed and didn't think deeply about it. He turned to look at the rain outside the window, "Well, the rain has become lighter."
Yu Ze glanced out the window, "Are you leaving?"
Gu Ye quickly picked up his cell phone, "I'll just call a taxi."
Yu Ze has stood up, "I'll send you back."
"You're so busy, I really don't want to waste your time. I'll take a taxi and I'll be home in a minute."
But as soon as Gu Ye opened the taxi-hailing app, his wrist was grabbed. Yu Ze pulled him up from his seat and led him away without any explanation, "I'll take you there. It's not safe to take a taxi."
Gu Ye couldn't laugh or cry. How could it be unsafe in broad daylight? It's not like he was carrying hundreds of thousands in cash.
When they got to the door, Yu Ze took an umbrella. After opening it, he looked at Gu Ye. Gu Ye looked confused. Yu Ze clicked his tongue and said helplessly, "Come here."
Gu Ye leaned over speechlessly. If his feeling was correct, the other party thought he was silly just now.
When both of them stood under the same umbrella, the height difference was clearly visible. Gu Ye looked up at Yu Ze and thought of something. Doing the comparison mentally, Gu Ye estimated whether he could grow so tall when he reached Yu Ze's age, and the answer was no. Gu Ye felt a serious imbalance mentally. Some people are really God’s sons. Good-looking, rich, capable, and good-looking. How can ordinary people live (beside these people)?
Gu Ye asked with special concern, "Mr. Yu, can I ask a personal question? How tall were you when you were 19 years old?"
Yu Ze looked at Gu Ye's height reaching up to his shoulders, suppressed a smile, and answered, "Taller than you."
Gu Ye immediately felt like an arrow had been shot in his heart. It’s confirmed, this person will be crossed out from the list of his destined people because this person really can’t speak (nicely)!
After sending Gu Ye back to the door of his house, Yu Ze handed him the umbrella, "Don't get wet."
Gu Ye looked at the other party's shoulders that were wet, and felt warm in his heart, "Would you like to come in and sit down to dry the clothes?"
Yu Ze said seriously: "No, it's inconvenient when you are home alone. I will come to visit again when your father is home."
Gu Ye opened his mouth, not knowing what to say. To be honest, he didn't feel any inconvenience at all.
Gu Ye held an umbrella and stood at the gate, watching Yu Ze's car drive away in the drizzle, before entering the house. The nanny aunt quickly ran out with an umbrella, "Third Young Master, are you wet?"
"No." Gu Ye clenched the umbrella in his hand and shook his head with a smile.
What's the point of confirming whether Yu Ze is his destined person now? What's the difference between actively looking for it or not looking for it? After all, it is destined by God. When fate comes, they will see each other. If fate does not come, they will not know each other even if they meet. He’ll just leave everything to time and feel it with his heart. There will always be results in the end.
After thinking about it, Gu Ye took a shower, changed his clothes, and went to the kitchen to take a look. The nanny was cooking. There were four dishes and one soup for lunch. Gu Ye washed his hands and asked, "Do you want my help?"
The aunt asked in surprise, "Can you cook?"
"Yes," Gu Ye smiled and rolled his eyes, "I know a lot of dishes so it's not a problem to even raise a picky old man."
"No, no, no," the aunt said quickly, "You go out and watch TV for a while and play games. I'll be ready in a minute."
Gu Ye smiled, picked up the cooking wine, and marinated the ribs, "Let's cook it together. I have nothing to do. My dad won't be back at noon. Just make two and it will be enough for me."
The nanny originally thought that Gu Ye had nothing to do and just wanted to play around a bit. She didn’t expect him to really know how to cook, and he did it well. The nanny auntie was smiling from ear to ear, "From now on, when Third Young Master looks for a partner, you will definitely find someone who can't cook."
Gu Ye wondered, "Why?"
"When there is one at home who knows how to cook, the other one must be just waiting for food. I have experience."
Gu Ye smiled and broke the eggs, "Then I will see who can't cook in the future. Maybe she will be my future wife."
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