In the quiet club lobby, Nero was placed on the sofa by the wall. The painting tube case containing the Yama Knife was randomly placed on the table next to it.
At this time, the painting tube case shook suddenly. A scarlet light came out. Nero, who had been lying asleep, suddenly sat up.
She still closed her eyes, and the scarlet light fell into her palm… It was the Yama Knife.
Even with her eyes closed, her body went into a defensive posture by instinct. This was completely different from the usual boldness in Luo Qiu’s impression, as if she was suffering bitterly among the wolves.
It wasn’t until Yama Knife groaned that Nero slowly opened her eyes. Those fighting instincts then faded from her, and the forthright attitude that was rare in a woman began to recover.
“Ugh…how long did I sleep?” Nero stretched her arm while looking at Luo Qiu leaning against the bar and reading a book. You Ye still remained inside the bar.
“About an hour.” Boss Luo smiled and said, “Physical strength should have recovered. Is there any discomfort in the body?”
“It’s only an hour? Hmm…” Nero stretched her neck while investigating her own body. Unexpectedly, she stood up to Boss Luo after weighing her chest with both hands a few times. She gave Boss Luo a thumbs up as she smiled brightly, “It’s perfect! You’re the boss!”
“I have already collected the five souls,” said Luo Qiu calmly.
“That’s pretty cheap?” Nero smiled indifferently, “I was afraid that it isn’t enough. After all, even my Yama Knife can ingest the phantom entangled on me.”
“If you delay it for a day or two, it may not be enough.”
“Is the boss not going to ask me who hurt me, and why did it hurt me?” Nero blinked her eyes and asked, “Or, the boss already knows everything.”
“I don’t want to know if it is not necessary. Are you alright with this answer?”
“The boss is an energy conservationist.”
Nero smiled and sat next to Luo Qiu, but looked at You Ye in great vigor, “Pretty girl, can you give me a glass of water? I feel that my body has lost a lot of water. I should have puked quite some “water,” right?”
“Give this Miss Nero a glass of water with some salt,” Luo Qiu ordered tenderly.
Did I mention salt…
But Nero didn’t point it out. After taking a sip and moistening her throat, she said suddenly, “I was heading west and traveling to the plateau. Then, I ran into a group of incredible guys. I provoked them a bit. I was planning to show off and flee. However, I didn’t expect to suffer in their hands. I was hunted for more than a thousand kilometers. What a shame…”
“The shop has wiped away your nearby traces, Miss Nero. People who are looking for you will not find this place,” said Luo Qiu calmly. “Miss Nero, once you left the shop, or they came here as a guest, it’s another case. Of course, the fee for erasing traces is already included and paid.”
“The boss is as reliable as always.” Nero put her hands together and cupped hands to Boss Luo. She suddenly acted pitifully, “There is a stubborn person in this group. I really can’t defeat the person. The demon beast in this country had hidden well.”
“So, Miss Nero, are you planning to stay here for a long time?” You Ye asked abruptly, but softly.
“I have this plan.” Nero thought seriously, “The remaining power should be enough for me to pay the rent, right? But if it is the same as last time, it seems that it would be nicer for you to teleport me away… But this time, you shouldn’t cheat me on the teleportation location.”
“If Miss Nero can give me a specific coordinate, there will be no problem with it.” Luo Qiu smiled.
What a stubborn person… Nero said directly, “Then, keep the change for one teleportation. I will pay the rent using the rest… So, how long can I stay?”
Luo Qiu thought for a while before answering, “In this case, you can stay here for ten years. After all, there are so many high-quality souls. Of course, this does not include life protection for you, Miss Nero.”
Nero blinked and said, “I don’t want to stay here for ten years… How long will it be if I request for personal protection?”
“That also depends on the level of protection you want.”
Nero suddenly said, “If it’s you giving me perpetual personal protection… how long can it last?”
“That also depends on the range of activity you’re expecting, Miss Nero. If it is only within the scope of this store, it can reach ten days. But if it is within the scope of this city, it will only be twenty hours.” Luo Qiu paused, then said calmly, “If it’s on a global scale, it will be three minutes.”
“Sure enough, I can’t get the slightest bargain. I’m still thinking about whether to use the protection time to directly attack the club’s headquarters and kill one of those old guys. But… for three minutes. The time is only enough for just a few words. Boss will only protect me from being hurt, but you won’t do anything for me anymore, right?”
Nero stretched lazily, then blinked and said, “Then, twenty hours. However, during these twenty hours, there is another condition. Only you’re allowed to be with me.”
“As you wish.”
A surprise happened to everyone on the set. Although the film was shot, there were not many wasted shots; there was no concept of waste at all.
This newcomer model named Little Lu completed the shooting in one shot with no pauses in between.
Of course, the small film script was originally a solo performance, but it was not easy to do it one shot to the end. It was a challenge even for a professional stage performer.
She was almost like someone born for the stage. If her resume did not mention she was still a college student without much experience, people would think that Little Lu had gone through rigorous courses since childhood.
The youth’s unique shyness integrated perfectly with the supposed heroine’s charm in the script.
“Manager! I bet Little Lu will become popular!” Tboy looked at the video displayed on the camera in surprise.
Zhu Maolin did not comment on anything but just implemented the principle that he always followed. “Tboy, you will send this film back to the company immediately. The edit needs to be done by 3 p.m. tomorrow at the latest. I will take it directly to the client company. Also, since it was completed early, let’s warp.”
Tboy said excitedly, “Manager, does this mean we can leave work early?”
“As long as you can give me the complete film before 3 p.m. tomorrow.” Zhu Maolin nodded.
At the parking lot location of the shooting spot, Zhu Maolin, who had just taken out the car key, subconsciously took out the phone and took a look. He was about to switch his phone on.
At this moment, Little Lu trotted over, panting slightly, “Manager Zhu!”
“Yes?” Zhu Maolin said calmly, “I should have asked Tboy to pay you on the spot. You haven’t got your pay yet?”
“No!” Little Lu blinked her eyes and said, “I have received them. It’s more than I thought. Thank you so much.”
“Yup, you deserve it.” Zhu Maolin shook his head, “I’m surprised that you could complete it in one go, so it saves a lot of time. The cost of using the machines is also reduced a lot. We treat our extras to you as the reward.”
“Thank you for this opportunity!” Little Lu looked at Zhu Maolin.
“Not a big deal. You are suitable for this job.” Zhu Maolin shook his head, “Is there anything else…? By the way, this place is not easy to get a taxi. Where are you going? If it is convenient for me, I can send you out to get your ride. ”
“It’s fine. I can go by myself.” Little Lu’s eyes curled up with a crescent-like smile.
“That’s fine, be careful yourself.” Zhu Maolin nodded, “If there’s a future opportunity, let’s cooperate again.”
“Manager Zhu, wait a minute.” Little Lu suddenly shouted at this moment.
Zhu Maolin was startled but saw the girl move her hands quite quickly and tidy up the tie knot that was slightly messed up at the neckline.
“Then… I’m leaving.” Little Lu lowered her head, blushed. She turned around and ran away quickly.
Zhu Maolin subconsciously touched his tie, looked at Little Lu’s back, and frowned.
A special feeling suddenly appeared at this moment.
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