“Aiya! My Brother Dazhe.” Sang Kun said with a grieved expression. “What do you mean by setting a trap? I don’t like what you are saying. I, Sang Kun, mingle around well, and all the brothers know what manner of person I am. How can I do such a thing? What nonsense did you hear?”
“Sang Kun, if you continue like this, I can only find a few elders to reason with you.”
“It’s just a small thing.” Sang Kun shrugged and said. “Dazhe, are you going to inconvenience those retired elders? No way, right? Besides, you have already washed your hands and stopped involving in such matters. It’s not worth it to get yourself all dirty. Can’t you live your little life quietly?”
“Just one question. Are you dead set on this sum of money?” Dazhe narrowed his eyes.
“My brother Dazhe.” Sang Kun rolled his eyes. “This small business of mine, if the money can’t be recovered, how can I explain to the others? Besides, on the gambling table, everyone is willing to lose some money. No one owes anyone, isn’t it? Oh! It will be nice if everyone wins money from me. When they lose, they pat their buttocks and leave. What is there for me? What do the brothers who follow me eat? Dazhe, is there such a thing as free lunch?”
“Here is fifty thousand. You take it first.” Dazhe did not say much. “Xiao Hu’s account will be settled between you and me, but listen carefully. If you disturb his family again, don’t blame me for being rough!”
“Brother Zhe, isn’t fifty thousand too little? Your good brother owes me a total of five hundred thousand for the principal and interest.”
“Sang Kun, take it if you think it’s alright. Don’t make everyone unhappy,” said Dazhe calmly. “Twenty thousand, I will give you twenty thousand. Then, this matter has never happened. You should know that Xiao Hu is also our family. You are setting a trap towards your own family, okay? Think about it. If the quarrel escalates and troubles those old uncles, don’t blame me.”
“Um…Okay! Okay! Okay, Okay!” Sang Kun casually pushed it aside. “I’ll treat it as giving a personal favor to you. Dazhe. In three days. In three days, you let Xiao Hu take the remaining fifteen thousand and come to me. He needs to pour tea and apologize to me. I assume that nothing has happened.”
“Not three days, but one week.”
“No problem.” Sang Kun smiled and said. “I am but an underling of Brother Dazhe before. Whatever you say, no problem! I will give you ten days, alright?”
“Brother Kun, do we let this guy go like this?”
Sang Kun stared at the stunned underling and patted his head with one hand, “Otherwise, what can we do? Start a fight with him here? Are you going to fight? Don’t you know who Wei Dazhe is? When he was fourteen, he took a watermelon knife and brawl from East Door Bridge to West Door Bridge. One person alone against over a dozen others. Can you go against that?”
“But this…But hasn’t he stopped? Do we need to be afraid of him?”
“Just treat it as giving him face.” Sang Kun said with a smile, shaking his legs. “Those retired old guys still like Wei Dazhe. He owes me a favor now, and I may use it in the future.”
“But, I heard that this Xiao Hu seems to have abducted a rich man’s son and is ready to collect money.” The underling shook his head. “Wei Dazhe came here just now and bargained with you for thirty thousand yuan less. Isn’t this cheating you?”
“Is there such a thing?” Sang Kun’s face fell. “Are you sure this news is true?”
“Yes! I have a buddy who saw it. He said that he saw Xiao Hu’s car. Xiao Hu kidnapped the child who just got out of school. Then, he found out that the child’s father is a rich man who made a lot of money in the clothes business!”
“This is interesting.” Sang Kun sneered. “This Wei Dazhe, always talking about morality in what we do. Don’t do this. Don’t do that. He presents himself like a good person…Yeah, right! As if he did not do any shady business in private!”
“Isn’t that so? This man is hypocritical!”
“Hmm… Has this rich guy reported the crime?” Sang Kun asked after thinking for a while.
The underling said, “Probably not. We haven’t heard any news of kidnapping cases in the police station.”
Sang Kun slapped the underling hard on the head, “Good for nothing! Useless thing! You only tell me such an important thing now!”
“That’s because I thought that bastard, Xiao Hu is going to make money for Brother Kun! Anyway, it doesn’t matter how he gets the money, as long as he can get the money,” said the underling aggrievedly. “But, who would know that when Wei Dazhe came up, he just cut off thirty thousand? Boss, I feel it is not worth it for you!”
“Okay, this way.” Sang Kun’s heart was moved. “You find some new faces, and keep watch on this rich guy. If anything happens, tell me immediately!”
“Boss, what is this for?”
“What for? Think with your pig head!” Sang Kun sneered. “I want the ransom money, but they will be taking the blame! I want Wei Dazhe’s twenty thousand yuan, and I also want his indebtedness!”
“Hey! When the time comes, we make a huge profit with minimal effort!”
“Pay attention. Don’t let people find out. Remember to use new faces!”
“Okay, I’m going now!”
Account balance: 5421, 19.
After leaving the nightclub where Sang Kun was, Dazhe checked his bank account at a nearby bank ATM machine, took a look at the balance, and withdrew it silently.
The phone rang now.
“Ah Long?” Dazhe asked as soon as he was connected. “Have you sent the person back? Sang Kun, I’ve settled with him. In the next ten days, we need to collect only fifteen thousand yuan.”
“Brother Zhe, it’s not good! Xiao Hu changed his mind! He turned around and took the child away when we were not paying attention! We can’t find him now! We can’t get through to him through the phone!”
Dazhe opened his eyes at once.
“Did I wake you up?”
“It’s dawn…” Dazhe shook his head and glanced at the sky outside. “What time is it?”
“It’s almost ten o’clock.”
“I have slept for so long…” Dazhe rubbed his forehead. When his head was cleared, he immediately raised his head and asked, “Did anything happen last night? Or did you hear something?”
“A car came just before dawn,” said Luo Qiu calmly. ” It was here to transport the remains…There should be nothing else. Did anything happen?”
“No…nothing.” Dazhe shook his head, then quickly walked to the window, opened one of the curtains, and looked at the situation outside, “There is no one outside now. I’m leaving now.”
“I made breakfast. Don’t you want to have some?”
It was too extravagant.
Find out what happens next by getting early access to chapters with Patreon! Please do check out the community goal in our Patreon as well! Thanks for the support! Click here to access our Patreon page.
Thanks for the chapter.