Xu Xinghe looked at the reply sent by Ling Changfeng, and was a little surprised to see that this guy had learned some tricks.
He turned off the email and stopped guessing, deciding to wait until work ended to see for himself what Marshal Ling had planned.
“Did something good happen” Gu Nai, who was sitting opposite, asked all of a sudden after seeing Xu Xinghes expression.
Xu Xinghe was stunned for a moment, and then he realized that the corners of his mouth seemed to curl up involuntarily.
He restrained his smile: “Its nothing, lets eat.”
The two sat facing each other, while eating, chatting one sentence after another.
Xu Xinghe asked, “Is your team busy these days”
Gu Nai said, “Its been fine recently, but I was busy a while ago.”
Xu Xinghe nodded and asked again, “By the way, has the intern in your department left”
Gu Nai: “…”
He pushed on his glasses and smiled at Xu Xinghe: “No, its still early.
He has to wait until at least… things are done before leaving.”
His voice became softer and softer, and his final words were barely audible.
However, Xu Xinghe was concentrating on eating and didnt care too much.
After lunch, Team Leader Xu stretched his waist, got up and said to Gu Nai who had also just finished eating, “Lets go.”
After that, he threw the lunch box into the dining trash can next to him, and left with Gu Nai.
After the two left, a figure came out from the corner.
Dong Yue stared gloomily at the two peoples backs, suddenly raised his hand, and quietly took a photo…
Xu Xinghe was a little absent-minded from time to time in the afternoon.
As soon as he was free, he couldnt help but wonder why Ling Changfeng was looking for him tonight.
This mental state continued until it was time to get off work.
At six oclock in the evening, Xu Xinghe turned off his terminal on time, picked up his jacket, and walked out.
Ryan stopped him suddenly: “Team leader! We, Ethan, Xiao Zhou, and I, are going to go to the movies tonight.
Do you want to go together We are booking tickets.”
“No, I have an appointment tonight.” Xu Xinghe paused his motion of walking out to put on his coat, and asked, “What are you going to see”
Ryan replied, “Ethan and I want to seeTwenty Love Story, and Xiao Zhou wants to watchAnother World: Awakening of Fire.
He lost two to one.”
Xu Xinghe raised his eyebrows: “I suggest you watchAwakening of Fire.”
Ryan asked: “Why”
“The average age of the three of you is fast approaching 30.
What are you bachelors doing watchingTwenty Love Story Isnt it embarrassing in a movie theater full of young couples”
“Its not embarrassing, whats so embarrassing” Ryan said in a plausible manner.
“Although we are single, we must go feel the sour atmosphere of love!”
Xu Xinghe: “…then go feel it, I wish you all the best.”
After that, he waved goodbye to them: “Goodbye, I have plans.”
“Ah” Ajia, who was holding a makeup mirror and applying lipstick, raised her head when she heard the words: “Team leader, are you going on a date too”
Xu Xinghe: “…” It always feels weird to call it a date.
He shook his head: “Its not a date.”
Ajia curiously asked, “What are you going for”
Xu Xinghe shrugged, “I dont know.”
“Oh, I thought you were going out with Marshal Ling.” When Ajia heard that he was not going on a date, she lost interest in gossiping, and turned around to continue touching up her makeup.
Xu Xinghe said dryly: “Youre right in thinking so – Im with him, but not on a date.”
As soon as he finished speaking, several people in the office raised their heads almost at the same time and looked at him intently.
Xu Xinghe: “…”
Facing the inexplicable stares of his team, he could only ask, “Why are you looking at me”
Ryan: “I dont quite understand.
Going out with ones husband at night, what else can it be aside from a date”
Ajia nodded in agreement.
“Yeah, you still say its not a date”
Ethan: “Maybe youre going to a high-end restaurant for a candlelight dinner and to drink a little wine under the moon and blooming flowers…”
Ajia: “Isnt that a date”
When Xu Xinghe heard “drink a little wine under the moon and blooming flowers”, he suddenly thought of something.
His expression turned subtle, and his voice was stained with a hint of anger: “What do you guys think about all day long Cant you think of something pure”
After speaking, he walked out of the door without looking back.
“Im leaving, see you tomorrow.”
The remaining four members of the group looked at each other-
“Did we just say something impure”
“I dont know, we just said isnt it a date”
“Whats wrong with dating Isnt dating already the purest behavior between partners What else does he want to do”
“Could it be that he still wants to…”
“Shh! Arent you worried the team leader will come back to silence you”
The autumn air in September is crisp, and the evening breeze at the top of the building is cool.
This time Ling Changfeng didnt let his little partner wait.
When Xu Xinghe swiped his card through the gates and arrived at the special landing pad, the vehicles of the Marshals mansion had been parked there waiting for a long time.
When the captain of the guard, Colonel Lewis, saw him coming, he quickly got out of the passenger seat and opened the rear door for him.
A high-end mens fragrance blows.
Xu Xinghe was slightly startled.
Ling Changfeng wore a black suit today.
The well-cut, well-fitted, and ironed black shirt with black straight-leg pants brought out his natural golden ratio and good figure sculpted by years of exercise.
It was only then that he remembered that he had said that he would work out with Ling Changfeng, but since he couldnt get up at six in the morning, it still hadnt been implemented.
Although todays outfit is quite casual for Ling Changfeng, seeing him sitting there meticulously with his back straight and his extremely upright posture still makes one feel that he is going to attend some important meeting, rather than relaxing.
Ling Changfeng turned his head to look at him: “Why dont you get in the car”
Xu Xinghe stepped up, sat on the seat, fastened his seat belt, and asked curiously, “What are we doing tonight”
The car that came to pick him up today is a medium-sized commercial vehicle with front and rear partitions.
There is a small bar in the back of the car, and the evening news played silently on the touchscreen in the middle of the bar.
Ling Changfeng looked at the news pictures flashing back and forth on the screen, and replied casually, “Go to the movies.”
His expression was light, but his tone sounded a little tense.
Xu Xinghe was stunned: “Huh”
Even the movement of buckling his seat belt stopped.
Ling Changfeng turned to squint at his face.
Seeing Xu Xinghes blank expression, as if he wasnt as surprised as he thought, he asked calmly, “Whats the matter, dont like it”
His tone was naturally low, but at this moment, his soft voice concealed the imperceptible uneasiness in his words.
“No, I quite like watching movies.” Xu Xinghe said, “However, why did you suddenly think of going to the movies”
Ling Changfeng breathed a sigh of relief and said without blinking, “Its nothing, just want to see it.”
“Oh.” Xu Xinghe nodded and said nothing.
The surroundings became quiet.
This quiet, the smell in the cabin is even stronger.
Xu Xinghe wrinkled his nose, turned to look at Ling Changfeng, and asked in disbelief, “Are you wearing mens perfume”
Ling Changfeng: “…”
He denied it without changing his face: “Its not me.
Xu Xinghe: “Then this taste…”
Ling Changfeng said decisively: “Its Qin Yuan.”
Xu Xinghe: “”
Marshal Ling said solemnly, “Hes going on a date tonight, and his perfume got sprayed on me.” After that, he patted his shoulder, seeming to be a little disgusted.
“I said its choking, but he refused to listen.”
He wasnt talking nonsense at all.
The perfume was indeed brought by Qin Yuan, but the object to be sprayed was originally Marshal Ling himself.
Ling Changfeng asked Qin Yuan to spray him twice in disbelief at the sound of Qin Yuans sworn assurance.
When he realized that the smell was too heavy and wanted to change his clothes again, it was too late.
In order not to be late again, he could only go out smelling like a perfumed bag.
“Its not too choking.
It smells good, but this smell…” Xu Xinghe thought for a while, “Its quite in line with Major General Qin.”
—Its a little provocative, and a little bit debauched.
The fragrance is reminiscent of a gentleman dancing gracefully in a banquet hall, or a charming boy holding a rein on a horse, or even a male peacock shaking off his gorgeous tail feathers during courtship…
Xu Xinghe turned his head and looked beside him motionless Ling Changfeng.
There is really no way to associate this taste with the marshal though.
“By the way.” Xu Xinghe suddenly remembered something, “Adjutant Qin found a girlfriend Why did he spray perfume all of a sudden”
Wasnt he still single when they had dinner together the night before Why is there a date today
Ling Changfeng: “…”
As the saying goes, when you tell a lie, you must use a hundred lies to make up for it.
He had to continue making things up: “No, he just asked someone to go to the movies.”
Fortunately, Xu Xinghe didnt continue asking.
Simply nodding, he lowered his seat to lie down in a relaxed manner, and asked with a little anticipation, “What movie are we going to watch”
Ling Changfeng said, “Im not sure.”
Xu Xinghe blinked: “Huh Havent booked tickets yet”
Ling Changfeng nodded: “En, wait for you to choose.”
Finally landed in front of a special dome-shaped building.
Only then did Xu Xinghe realize that what Ling Changfeng brought him to was not the VIP auditorium of the cinema as he had imagined, but a private cinema that was not open to the public.
Apart from them, there are no guests in the venue, and all the service staff were focused on serving the two of them.
It can be described as a completely reserved venue.
“Are you hungry Lets eat whatever you want first.” Ling Changfeng said to Xu Xinghe.
A variety of snacks, desserts, drinks and beautifully carved fruit platters are placed on the mobile table in the private cinema.
Like a small buffet.
Xu Xinghe took a salmon avocado tart and a truffle egg sandwich, and asked the waiter to mix him a non-alcoholic mojito, then leaned comfortably into the leather seat of the theater and began to choose movies while eating.
He asked Ling Changfeng: “Do you have any favorite types of movies Sci-fi blockbusters, suspenseful reasoning… or horror movies Light comedies”
Ling Changfeng shook his head: “No, I rarely watch movies.
Ling Changfeng really seldom watched movies, but it wasnt that he didnt do his homework completely before he came.
He asked his emotional adviser, Adjutant Qin, “what kind of movies should you watch on the first date between partners”, but the answer he got was: “Its up to you to decide what to watch Ask Xinghe! What he wants to watch, just pick that.”
“Then Ill pick what I like.” Xu Xinghe began to swipe across the screen.
Fingertips snapped slightly when slid to the horror unit.
Ling Changfeng caught a glimpse of his pause, but he got the wrong idea and asked, “Arent you afraid of this”
“…” Xu Xinghe scratched his neck and said, “Who is afraid of this!”
Ling Changfeng looked at him, did not speak.
But those eyes were clearly asking, who was the person who said to him the night before last, “After watching a horror movie for the first time in middle school, I was so scared that I couldnt sleep in the middle of the night”
Xu Xinghe: “…”
He also remembered this.
After hesitating for a long time, he still felt that he needed to take the opportunity to rectify his image.
So he pointed to a recent popular horror film and said, “The Devils Labyrinth, thats it! Lets watch it!”
“Are you sure” Ling Changfeng glanced at him, and asked noncommittally, “After middle school have you seen any horror movies”
“Yes, of course.”
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Xu Xinghes heart was a little jumpy, but he still patted his chest in assurance upon facing those eyes full of scrutiny.
“Ive seen countless films over the years, and Ive figured out all the tricks of horror films.
You on the other hand, dont be fooled for a while if its scary.”
When he said this, Ling Changfeng no longer hesitated, and nodded.
“Okay, then lets watch it.”
XXH should really stop digging so many pits for himself.
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