If I knew it, I should have continued teasing him!
“You are a nice person.” The man smiled.
Coming out of the gym, Zhu Maolin pinched his eyebrows and walked blindly on the street. He bought a pack of cigarettes from a convenience store.
Just when he wanted to lit it, he suddenly hesitated.
Stop smoking. Didn’t you say you want to quit smoking? We promised to have a child!
These words were as if lingering in his ears.
Zhu Maolin moved his fingers a few times and finally stuffed the cigarette into the cigarette case indiscriminately. Then, he started to look around. He seemed to be a little flustered until he saw the trash can not far away. He walked over quickly and threw the cigarettes away.
It seemed as if what he had done relieved him.
“Wow! What a waste! Manager, don’t this cigarette cost dozens of yuans!”
At the same time, Zhu Maolin heard such a voice. He turned around, but saw a huge pink rabbit in front of him!
A human-sized rabbit!
“You’re?” Zhu Maolin frowned. The voice I just heard belongs to a woman. With this bunny head, I can’t discern who it is.
It should be someone who recognized me or someone I knew. Otherwise, the speaking tone would be different.
The rabbit removed its head. A small head appeared out of the huge rabbit body. Her face was flustered with her hair stuck to her cheeks. It appeared she was sweating profusely, but it somehow would lift the onlooker’s spirit.
“Little Lu?” Zhu Maolin was a little surprised. He unexpectedly met the girl again, “You… Why are you here?”
Thinking back, this is the third time I met this guy in just a few days. But I don’t think she purposely waited for me here.
She should have been in the outfit for a long time. Otherwise, she would not be drenched like this.
“I’m working part-time!” Little Lu smiled.
Zhu Maolin discovered that Little Lu would show a small eye tooth when she laughed. The girl’s eyes were clear. A gaze untainted by society.
Little Lu nodded and said as a matter of factly, “Indeed, if I don’t work, there is no way I can pay back the debt. I don’t want those people to approach me again. The pay is not bad despite this outfit. I earn 25 yuan an hour!”
“How long have you been working like this?” Zhu Maolin looked behind Little Lu.
There was a large hot pot chain store. In addition to Little Lu, there were also several others wearing furry bunny outfits nearby.
“Not long, just a few hours.” Little Lu tilted her head and looked at Zhu Maolin at this time, “Manager, why are you here?”
Suddenly, Zhu Maolin didn’t know how to answer Little Lu’s question.
Little Lu said at this time, “I know! Manager, you must be collecting local cultural material, walking around looking for inspiration, right!”
“Right.” Zhu Maolin nodded.
He always felt that this young woman gave off a relaxing vibe. Was it because of her vibrant appearance? Or was there something else?
“Hey! Over there, do you still want your job? Did I pay you to stand on the street and chat with acquaintances?”
A middle-aged woman in a suit walked out of the hot pot restaurant with an ugly expression.
Little Lu had a frightened look, then hurriedly looked at Zhu Maolin and said, “I’m sorry, manager. I can’t chat with you anymore! Otherwise, today’s salary is gone. I will be working for nothing!”
As she said, she hurriedly put on the hood and began to distribute the flyers. She appeared clumsy in the rabbit outfit. She could not maintain balance when she walked.
Zhu Maolin looked at it and subconsciously smiled. He appeared quite relaxed.
Probably because the girl didn’t have too much scheming. She worked hard to live in this society. He thought for a while and walked into this hot pot restaurant.
After a while, the middle-aged woman, who just reprimanded Little Lu, approached Little Lu again, looked at Little Lu, and said, “You don’t have to work anymore.”
“Why?” Little Lu took off her headgear, anxious, and apologized again, “I won’t chat with my acquaintance anymore! I dared not anymore!”
“You’re getting it wrong!” The woman assessed Little Lu, shook her head, and said, “That gentleman is a friend of our boss. He said he wanted you to accompany him to dinner. Our boss asked you to head over. He will pay your salary accordingly!”
Little Lu subconsciously looked towards the hot pot restaurant in front of her, only to see Zhu Maolin on the seats near the window. Zhu Maolin had already looked towards her and waved her hand to indicate that she could come over.
She was so uneasy and came. When Little Lu walked to Zhu Maolin, she curiously asked, “Manager, do you know the owner of this store?”
Zhu Maolin casually said, “Not a friend, just a previous customer. I advertised this hot pot chain restaurant in the past.”
“That’s awesome!” Little Lu blinked.
Zhu Maolin was taken aback and suddenly said, “Would you like to change your clothes first?”
“Huh?” Little Lu thought for a while and said, “I guess there is no need? Later, if the boss asks me to send out flyers, I will have to change outfits again. It will be troublesome.”
“It’s up to you if you don’t find it inconvenient.” Zhu Maolin smiled.
It was the first time he saw someone eating hot pot in such an outfit. But if it was this girl, it seemed to make sense, except for the weird glances from all around.
“I’d better change my outfit.” Little Lu lowered her head and probably also noticed the strange gazes of the surrounding customers.
“Go ahead.” Zhu Maolin nodded.
Until Little Lu came back again, his mood was surprisingly good, as if he had forgotten a lot of terrible things.
“Manager, why did you suddenly let me eat with you?” Little Lu looked at Zhu Maolin, puzzled.
Zhu Maolin said casually, “If I say that my condition has not been excellent during this period, but I feel relaxed after seeing you for some reason, so I plan to let you accompany me more, do you believe it?”
Little Lu was taken aback at this moment, then shrank her neck and said, “That… Manager Zhu, I am grateful for your help. But, I am not someone you think like that. I don’t do certain things.”
“Don’t worry. You just have to accompany me for a meal.” Zhu Maolin said calmly, “You just dismissed me last time with instant noodles. It’s not worth it for me.”
Little Lu just chuckled, “Manager, you like joking too!”
Zhu Maolin looked out the window and said calmly, “I haven’t smiled for a long time.”
She hadn’t smiled for a long time probably, right?
Once upon a time, I promised to tell you a joke every day and coax you to sleep.
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