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The luxurious wedding cars have arrived at the villa gate of the Gus. However, every one of the Gus was frustrated. The bride was missing!
It was a disaster.
The guests have arrived. If they knew the bride had run away from her big wedding, what would they think of the Gu’s family?
Mrs. Gu closed her eyes, and her heart was trembling. "What should we do? How should we explain to the Lu's Family? We will have trouble!"
The housekeeper held Madam Gu's arm and said anxiously, "Madam, don't worry. We will find solutions…"
As he had just finished, a timid voice came from outside the door. "Where's my sister?"
Both of them were stunned.
Mrs. Gu looked up slowly. When she saw a girl standing at the door, her eyes suddenly lit up with surprise.
She grabbed the housekeeper's hand and said, "The Lu's family only said that they wanted to marry a daughter of our family, but they didn't make it clear which daughter they want."
The housekeeper nodded. "Yes!"
Mrs. Gu looked at the little girl in front of her with a cold smile.
The housekeeper was her henchman, so he understood her.
He hesitated and said, "Madam, is this okay?"
Mrs. Gu sneered and said, "It's good to marry her off, so that I won't be upset all day."
After saying this, her face suddenly changed. She smiled and waved to the little girl, "Come on, Valen, come here!"
Valen looked confused.
She slowly walked over, wearing a white gauze dress. Her delicate face and her big black eyes made her look like naive Bambi.
Finally, she stood in front of Mrs. Gu.
Mrs. Gu looked at her and said, "Valen, what are you doing here?"
Valen was a little scared.
She knew that she was not qualified to go upstairs. Usually, she lived in the maid's room on the first floor.
"I… I'm here to look for my sister…"
Valen was embarrassed and answered in a low voice, with her two little hands grasping the hem of her skirt.
There was a flash of disgust in Mrs. Gu's eyes.
She kept smiling and said, "Valen, your sister has gone as she has something else to do, so you can't find her."
Valen was shocked and stared at her.
Mrs. Gu looked at her and continued, "but you have seen that there are so many people outside waiting for the bride. If the bride doesn't show up, people will gossip about us. Do you understand?"
Valen was confused.
She replied, "Then get my sister back as soon as possible."
"Shut up! If I could find her, I wouldn't waste my time to talk with you here!"
Mrs. Gu said impatiently.
But soon, she came to her senses, hurriedly appeased the little girl, and said, "How about doing me a favor?"
Valen was surprised.
Mrs. Gu raised her hand to interrupt her.
“Look!" She pulled Valen's shoulder and pointed at the snow-white wedding dress on the bed, "Do you like that dress?" She said with a smile.
Mrs. Gu smiled satisfyingly and ordered the housekeeper next to her, "Get the wedding dress tailored for her immediately!"
. . .
At night, Shaughnessy Villa, Lu's family.
Compared with the bustle of the Gu's Residence, this place was so desolate that it made people tremble.
Scales was sitting on the sofa, listening to the secretary's report expressionlessly.
"… Miss Gu and her lover have escaped abroad. Sir, do we need to continue to follow them?"
Hearing this, Theo was amazed.
He turned to look at Scales and said, "Who is the bride that came here during the daytime?"
At this time, the secretary's voice came again. "It's Simon Gu's illegitimate daughter Valen. Her mother was unknown. When she was three years old, she was picked up from the orphanage by the Gu's family. It's said that…" He paused again.
Scales slowly looked up. He had a very handsome face and gem-like cold eyes, revealing a breathtaking majesty.
The secretary swallowed and pondered for a moment before replying, "she seems not that smart!"
Theo burst out laughing. "Bro, great! You’ve got a slightly stupid wife!"
Scales glanced at him.
Theo immediately shut up.
Then Theo winked at the secretary and said, "Should we go now?"
The secretary looked at Scales hesitantly.
Scales said in a low voice and stood up from the sofa.
He walked upstairs steadily.
Theo waved at his back and said, "Bro, have fun with your bride tonight!"
Scales ignored him and went straight upstairs.
The corridor was tranquil. Scales walked toward his wedding room, step by step. Just as he was about to push the door, he suddenly heard a strange sound coming from the room.
He paused for a moment, listened carefully for a few seconds, and then opened the door.
Something was broken.
Scales could not see clearly, and he only glimpsed a white figure passing by. A girl in a heavy wedding dress had climbed to the bedside with difficulty and sat down.
She was wearing a snow-white veil. The light in the room was dim, so her face could not be seen clearly.
However, Scales was not interested in this at all.
He just married Miss Gu on his grandfather's order, and he didn't care about other things at all.
He didn't care whether this bride was the daughter of Gu's family or the illegitimate daughter of Gu's family. As long as he could fulfill his grandfather's wish, he didn't care.
Scales frowned and looked at the overturned cake plate on the other side of the table. He was somewhat disgusted.
He closed the door and walked to the little girl on the bed step by step.
The room was so quiet that Scales could hear footsteps outside.
Scales knew that his grandfather's arrangements were very meticulous. Since his grandfather wanted him to marry the Miss of the Gu's family, naturally his grandfather would not let the bride wronged.
Therefore, he can't escape on this wedding night.
Scales came to the bed and stood still. Seeing the bride sitting by the bed and putting her hands on her knees, he felt amused.
It was not like the usual manner of a daughter of a rich family. She was somewhat like a behaved student.
Scales smiled faintly, stretched out his hand to her veil and lifted it without hesitation.
Unexpectedly, Scales saw a pair of pure and black eyes, like the stars in the sky, which was amazing.
Scales had never expected that this illegitimate daughter of the Gu's family… was so young! She was so pure!
He was a little surprised.
However, what surprised him more was her later behavior.
Valen suddenly opened her mouth and said, "Hello, brother-in-law!"
Scales was stunned.
"What did you call me?"
Valen Gu looked at him and blinked her big eyes.
She smiled and said, "Brother-in-law!"
Valen’s face was very fair and delicate, like a porcelain.
She seemed a little embarrassed and said coyly, "Sorry, I broke your plate…"
Scales was so amazed that he couldn't say a word.
Although he was scheming, he never thought that he would marry such a little girl!
Scales was a little annoyed, so he immediately turned around and strode out.
Unexpectedly, as soon as he arrived at the door, his big hand was caught by small tender hands.
Valen seemed to be afraid. "Brother-in-law, are you angry?"
Scales took a deep breath and resisted the impulse to throw her out.
He turned to look at the girl and said coldly, "Who asked you to marry me?"
Valen didn't seem to understand.
She looked at him blankly with her big bright eyes. "What did you say?"
Scales held back his anger.
"How old are you?"
He continued to ask.
Upon hearing this, Valen immediately replied with a smile, "I'm 18 years old this year!"
Scales was slightly surprised.
He looked at the girl in front of him. She was thin and was only up to his shoulder. She looked so young! It was ridiculous!
He gradually calmed down and sat down by the bed again.
Valen Gu stood in front of him, looking obedient.
She turned to look at the broken plates over there, and then looked back at Scales again. She said cautiously, "Brother-in-law, don't be angry, okay? That plate… I had no intention of doing that. It's all because the skirt is too big. I accidentally did it.."
"What's your name?"
Scales suddenly asked.
Valen paused and said, "Valen!"
Scales remembered this name. He heard the secretary say it, and now he wanted to confirm it again.
It was really her!
Scales sneered and said with disdain, "Don't think it is easy to enter and out of my family. Since your sister dares to escape from marriage, she should be ready to bear all the consequences."
"No, my sister didn't escape!" Hearing this, Valen quickly explained, "Sister has something to do. Madam said that as long as I pretend to be my sister for a few days, we will all be fine."
Scale Lu smiled coldly and asked, "Did Mrs. Gu say that to you?"
Valen looked at him and hesitated, "Brother-in-law, don't laugh like this. It's a little scary…"
Scales was a little irritated.
He looked at her with sharp eyes.
However, the girl's expression was naive, and that didn't seem to pretend.
Scales suddenly thought of the secretary's words. Was this girl a little stupid?
So, how stupid was she?
"… Brother-in-law, I'm hungry!"
At this time, Valen's voice came again.
Scales came to his senses.
He had no patience at all. "Get out. Find something to eat!"
Hearing this, Valen immediately smiled.
So she ran out of the room with the wedding dress.
Scales was stunned at first, and then he chased after her.
Outside the room, the housekeeper was still waiting in the corridor. Suddenly, the door opened, and a little girl in a white wedding dress rushed out of the room. He even didn't look at her clearly.
"Little Mrs. Lu!"
He hurriedly called.
Valen ran past him, but soon returned.
She raised her head and looked at the housekeeper in front of her in confusion. She asked in a crisp voice, "Did you just call me?"
The housekeeper lowered his head.
He said respectfully, "Yes, little Mrs. Lu!"
Valen's nose scrunched up.
She shook her head. "I'm not his wife. My name is Valen…"
As soon as she finished speaking, Scales's reproach came.
Valen turned to look at him. When she saw the man was angry, she could not but hide behind the housekeeper.
The behavior startled the housekeeper.
He quickly moved aside and said awkwardly, "Little Mrs. Lu, please don't do this!"
Valen said with a sad face, "I want to go home…"
Before the housekeeper could answer, Scales had already walked over with vigorous strides.
Without any mercy, he grabbed Valen's little shoulder and dragged her back.
Valen screamed with fear.
Scales threw her into the room and ordered coldly, "Ask the kitchen to send some food."
After that, he went straight into the room.
With a bang, the door was closed heavily.
The housekeeper was stunned and came to his senses a few minutes later.
At this time, in the bridal chamber.
Valen held layers of wedding dress and sat alone on the stool at the end of the bed.
The light shone on her white face, making her eyes more glittering and translucent.
Scales stood opposite her and stared at her.
Valen touched her face and asked in confusion, "Brother-in-law, is there something dirty on my face?"
Hearing this, Scales said angrily, "I am not your brother-in-law!"
"What should I call you?" she asked.
Scales tried to answer, but he couldn't say anything now.
He was not interested in such a young girl, not to mention marry her.
He said nothing and was angry.
Valen looked up at him.The lights were turned on in the bedroom, so she finally saw the man's face as she wished.
She didn't know how to describe his appearance, but she felt that her brother-in-law was handsome, just like the stars she saw on TV.
At the moment, there was a knock on the door, accompanied by the housekeeper's voice, "Sir, midnight snack is ready for you."
Scales glanced at Valen and said, "Come in!"
The butler pushed the door and walked in, followed by a servant. In the tray, there were two bowls of hot red bean with glutinous rice balls.
Valen hadn't eaten anything since the morning. Now that she smelled the fragrance, she couldn't help turning her head and looking over with sparkle in her eyes.
Scales was observing her, as if he wanted to find whether she was pretending.
Valen was very hungry, but she did not rush over as rashly as before.
The little woman had realized that Scales was the owner of this place, so she asked his opinion first.
"Is this for me?"
Scales answered. "Of course."
At the table, Valen sat on the chair and was eating the glutinous rice balls.
Perhaps she was starving, so she kept on eating.
Scales sat next to her and looked at her with rare patience.
It was not until Valen finished a whole bowl of soup that she raised her head and looked at Scales gratefully, saying, "The soup is very delicious. Thank you, brother-in-law!"
Scales was angry and said nothing.
At this time, Valen found that he had not eaten the sweet dumplings.
She swallowed and looked like a ravenous kid.
"Brother-in-law, aren't you hungry?"
She asked tentatively.
Scales glanced at her and said faintly, "aren't you full?"
Valen smiled embarrassingly.
Scales nodded. "Take this bowl!"
Valen looked at him as if she had not understood.
Scales maintained his patience and said, "This bowl is also for you."
Valen nodded quickly and reached out to take the sweet dumplings in front of her.
Then she felt full after eating a few sweet dumplings.
However, she did not want to waste them, so she continued to eat.
Scales frowned. "Don't eat if you are full."
Valen was still holding a spoon in her hand.
She thought for a moment and finally decided to eat the rest sweet dumplings in the bowl.
Seeing this, Scales did not say anything and directly stood up from his seat.
He said, "Fine. You'll stay here tonight."
Valen widened her eyes.
She was stunned. "Can I live here?"
When she was in the Gu's family, she had been living in a servant's room since she was a child. She had never lived in such a beautiful house.
Therefore, she could not believe it.
"Do I look like I'm joking?"
Scales glanced at her.
Upon hearing this, Valen immediately kept mouth shut, shook her head, and looked at him with her round eyes, with an adorable expression.
He left the chair and strode out of the room.
The next day, when Valen got up, she sat alone in a daze on the bed.
Looking at this gorgeous room, she still felt like dreaming.
It could only appear in her dream.
It was not until a maid knocked on the door. "Little Mrs. Lu, are you awake?"
Valen came back to earth.
She quickly answered, "Yes!"
After that, she moved clumsily and wanted to get out of bed.
The maid pushed the door and walked in. When she saw this scene, she was surprised.
"Little Mrs. Lu, why didn't you take off your wedding dress last night?"
Valen frowned as if she was very distressed.
She tried her best last night, but she still couldn't take off the wedding dress. In desperation, she had to sleep in the wedding dress.
The maid quickly came over. First, she untied the wedding dress, and then changed into a comfortable suit for her.
Valen was very satisfied.
She smiled and asked, "When will you send me home?"
The maid's face changed dramatically.
The maid lowered her head and did not answer.
Valen did not get the reply, so she asked with a puzzled expression, "Why don't you speak?"
The maid smiled apologetically and said, "Little Mrs. Lu, please wash up first. The breakfast is ready. Do you want to eat downstairs, or you want me to send it to you?"
Valen thought for a moment and then said, "I'll go downstairs."
After that, she rushed into the bathroom.
When she walked downstairs, Scales had already sat at the table. The warm sunshine poured in through the window, and he sat there calmly. The sleeves of his white shirt rolled up to his forearms, revealing a healthy and attractive piece of wheat-colored skin.
He was reading the newspaper. Even if he knew that Valen was coming, he had never looked at her.
However, Valen was very enthusiastic.
She smiled and walked over. Regardless of the man's indifference, she smiled and took the initiative to say, "Good morning, brother-in-law!"
Scales still ignored her.
Valen didn't care. On the contrary, she leaned over and looked at the newspaper in his hand with her head tilted.
Scales looked over.
At this time, Valen leaned over, and Scales’s lips just brushed past her earlobe.
He was stunned.
Valen seemed to have felt nothing. She raised her voice and said, "Oh, brother-in-law, you are reading the news. They are so boring!"
After that, she straightened up again.
Scales was unhappy.
But Valen had already pulled out her chair and sat down.
She looked at the man with a frank face.
She said, "What are we going to eat today?"
Scales slowly put away the newspaper, looked at her and said, "If you want to eat something, just tell the housekeeper. He will arrange it for you."
After saying this, Scales was secretly surprised again.
How could he say that to her?
At this time, the servants had already brought their breakfast, including porridge, dishes, crystal dumplings, which were typical Chinese-style breakfast.
Valen wasn't a picky eater. She picked up the chopsticks and began to eat.
Scales looked at her for a while and then began to eat.
Halfway through the meal, he suddenly said, "Come with me to visit my grandfather next weekend. He has been longing to see you."
Valen nodded, with steamed dumplings in her mouth.
But soon, she reacted and quickly swallowed the food. She was very surprised. "What did you say?"
Scales frowned and didn't like her making a fuss.
However, he repeated it again with good temper. "Next weekend, go back with me to visit my grandfather!"
Valen looked at him.
This time, Scales lost his patience.
He said coldly, "There is no reason."
Scales interrupted her.
Seeing his angry face, Valen stopped talking.
After breakfast, Scales went upstairs to the study.
Valen didn't know what to do, so she honestly sat in the living room and watched TV under the advice of the servant.
After a while, the roar of a sports car came from outside the yard.
In less than a few minutes, Theo came in. He turned the car key on his index finger and looked arrogant.
Hearing the voice, Valen turned her head and looked over.
Coincidentally, their eyes met.
Theo instantly stopped his steps, with an even more surprised expression.
"Who is she?"
The housekeeper next to him answered, "This is the little Mrs. Lu!"
Theo had already guessed it, but after hearing the steward's words, he still could not believe it.
He mumbled, "My God, she looked so young!"
The housekeeper pursed his lips and did not answer.
Valen had already stood up from the sofa. She pointed to Theo and said, "I know you!"
Her sudden words confused Theo.
"You know me?"
Theo pointed at himself.
"Yes." Valen nodded and said, "I saw you in a park. You were fighting with a person that day!"
That was the case.
However, many people had been beaten by Theo.
"Oh, I am doing what is righteous!"
Theo said casually. He is sophisticate. Few people can compare with him in eloquence."
As expected, after listening to him, Valen's eyes were brightened.
Theo came over.
He put the car key into his trouser pocket, looked at Valen secretly, and said, "Are you really my second sister-in-law? Ah, it's really not like what I imagined. It looks like you are a kid. Uh, are you really a grown-up?"
Valen pursed her lips.
Then she did not answer but asked, "How old are you?"
Theo said with a smile, "This year is my natal year. Guess how old I am?"
Valen nodded and said, "You are six years older than me. Guess how old I am?"
Theo raised his eyebrows.
Then he sat down on another sofa and said, "Interesting!" After a pause, he added, "You talk to my bro in this way too?"
"Who is your bro?"
Valen did not understand.
Theo explained, "My bro is your husband, Scales!"
Valen wrinkled her nose.
She shook her head. "He's not my husband."
Hearing this, Theo was even happier.
He smiled and asked, "You said that Scales is not your husband? Then who is his wife?"
Valen looked at him and was about to reply when the housekeeper next to her greeted, "Sir."
Theo immediately stopped joking.
He turned to look at the man over there and said, "Bro!"
Scales nodded slightly.
He was wearing a black suit, with a cold face and a tall figure, exuding a majestic aura.
Looking at the way he's dressed, Valen knew that he was ready to go out.
So she also stood up.
Scales did not say hello to her, and did not even look at her. He kept walking out. Theo followed him and laughed awkwardly.
"Bro, my sister-in-law also came here."
He turned around and looked at Valen blankly.
But he did not speak.
Valen looked up at him and said softly, "Brother-in-law, when will you take me home?"
When Theo heard the word "brother-in-law", he staggered and almost fell to the ground.
In contrast, Scales had no expression.
He said lightly, "You'll live here from now on."
Valen was surprised.
Scales sneered, "Do you think that I would wait for a vulgar woman who escaped with others?"
Valen did not understand his words.
She said hurriedly, "No, I can't stay here all the time. I want to go home! Please send me home!"
Scales raised his eyebrows.
He smiled coldly. "If you insist, go back by yourself."
After that, he turned around and left.
Valen chased after him.
Unfortunately, Scales had left in the car.
She stood still, depressed.
In the afternoon, when Scales just finished the meeting, the secretary knocked on the door, and reported, "Boss, In the afternoon, when Scales just finished the meeting, the secretary knocked on the door, and reported, “Boss, Little Mrs. Lu has run away."