Chapter 68: The Arrogant Goddess of Knowledge [15]

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----- THIS TRANSLATION BELONGS TO konila.com -----

----- This translation belongs to konila.com -----

Idea is the key

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As soon as Huang Tao pushed the door open, she saw a man claiming to be her father. She was a bit scared and didn't say anything. In short, it was a bit daunting. She stared at the strange man in front of her in a daze, and suddenly recalled the words her mother would often say: ‘you look exactly like your ungrateful father.’

Seeing Huang Tao staring at him in a daze, Huang Hu was also a little nervous. He tried to be gentle and said, "You.., have you ever thought about Dad?"

Mother Huang Tao asked from inside the house: "Who is that?"

Huang Tao shuddered a little, looked at Huang Hu, and said, "...Dad."

Mother Huang Tao: "Who?"

"He...he said he was Dad." Huang Tao stood at the door and said, "He said his name is Huang Hu."

It was quiet for a while, and then suddenly there was a crackling sound as if something was knocked over. Then, someone stumbled out; a dark yellow and wrinkled face of a forty or fifty-year-old woman appeared in front of his eyes. Huang Hu was a little uncertain and asked, "Xiufen?"

Li Xiufen looked at Huang Hu with wide eyes, and then her first thoughts were that her hair had not been combed. She reached out to touch her hair, and then saw her own rough, ugly hands. She dropped her hands in a panic, and then saw her own bloated pajamas.

The sharp contrast between her own sloppy and dishevelled appearance and that of Huang Hu who was standing in front of her in his suit was too shocking. She didn’t know what she was feeling at that moment. What old love? Years of resentment had all turned to dust, leaving only a strong inferiority complex of hatred.

Li Xiufen's eyes widened and she said, "What are you doing here? How did you find this place? Haven't you caused me enough misery?"

Huang Hu said: "I came to find my daughter."

Seeing Li Xiufen's actions, Huang Tao knew that this person was really her father. The Dad whom she hadn't seen since she was born, the Dad who had always lived in the mouth of her mother as the one who abandoned his wife. Huang Tao felt a little chilly; her back teeth were beginning to chatter.

"There is no daughter of yours here!" Li Xiufen screamed like a nutcase: "Where were you in the first place? Now, you have come to look for your daughter?"

"I have been looking for you. I have been looking for you for seventeen years." Huang Hu said a little emotionally, "I have visited your parents' house every year to find out about you, but you never went back. Even if you were trying to retaliate against me, you shouldn’t ignore your parents either."

"Ah!!!" Li Xiufen suddenly screamed, and Huang Tao closed her eyes.

Huang Hu pulled at Huang Tao's arm, "Come with me. Dad loves you. Dad will take you to live a good life."

Huang Tao allowed Huang Hu to pull herself like a puppet, and Li Xiufen rushed over to pull Huang Tao as well. The two pulled Huang Tao by one arm each. Huang Hu felt distressed and feared that Huang Tao would be hurt, so he stretched out his hand to embrace Huang Tao. Li Xiufen couldn't grab Huang Tao, so she yelled and pushed Huang Tao to the ground.

Huang Tao fell to the ground and immediately Huang Hu reached out his hand to help her up, but Li Xiufen pounced on Huang Hu and began to scratch and hit him. Huang Hu was beaten by her again and again, and Huang Tao just lay on the ground, her hair scattered in a mess.

"Why are you looking for us? You did not care about our lives. Do you regret it? Ah? Your daughter has never called you ‘Father’ while she was growing up..."

With red eyes, Huang Hu said, "How can you do this to your daughter? She's your daughter, how can you beat her and scold her?"

"What's wrong with me beating her? What's wrong with me scolding her? She is my daughter." Li Xiufen screamed in rage: "If I kill her, that's my business too!"

Huang Tao finally couldn't take it anymore, so she got up and rushed out.

Huang Hu shouted behind her, "Daughter! Tao Tao!"

Li Xiufen squatted on the ground and cried, "You can't take my daughter away. You were so cruel and abandoned us: mother and daughter. Have you ever thought you would have a day like today…?"

Huang Hu was very angry when she said that, but couldn't help but want to cry as well. There were blood marks on his face from where Li Xiufen had scratched him, and the buttons of his suit were also torn off. He covered his face and let out a few deep breaths, and said, "Was I really responsible for this? You lied to me over and over again. I was afraid of being cheated by you again"

"My life was terrible..." Li Xiufen sat on the ground and cried, "I had a bad fate, meeting a heartless man like you ..."

Some onlookers gathered in the corner beside him. Huang Hu’s current status meant that he could not be seen associating with the likes of Li Xiufen. He said: "I already know about your abuse of your daughter. I want to take our daughter away. If you don’t want to give up custody, then I will file a lawsuit."

He turned around to leave but then remembered Li Xiufen was not gentle at all when she pushed Huang Tao. So he couldn't help turning around and pointing at Li Xiufen, saying, "I didn't think you were so cruel, she is your daughter!"

Li Xiufen sat on the ground and saw that Huang Hu was about to leave. She rushed over and grabbed Huang Hu's pants and said, "Do you regret it? You miss your daughter, don't you? You remarry me, once we remarry, I'll give you my daughter. "

Huang Hu was disgusted when he heard her, he stretched out his hand and tore Li Xiufen's hand off, and rushed away.

Li Xiufen cried, sitting on the ground and bawling. After crying for a long time, she felt weak all over and tiredly went home. When she saw that Huang Tao was not there, a huge panic enveloped her heart.

Huang Tao rushed into the street, looking around at a loss, not knowing where she could go. She stood on the road for a while in a daze and almost got hit by cars several times.

"What's wrong with you?" A pair of hands reached over and dragged Huang Tao to the side. A twenty-year-old youth frowned and said, "You just can't think about it, but you can't harm other drivers."

Huang Tao did not say anything, just stood dumbly.

The youth thought she was a fool, so he said, "You sneaked out, right? Where is your home?"

Home? Could I still go back to that home?

Huang Tao's mind was in turmoil. She felt an unbearable pain in her heart, and she couldn't help but squat down, clutching her chest.

The young man was scared, and he panicked a little: "What happened to you? This is not porcelain bumping, right?"

(porcelain bumping: Refers to scam - setting up an "accident" in which one appears to have sustained damage or injury caused by the scam victim, then demanding compensation. ex : setting up expensive porcelain where anyone could knock over or pretend to get hit by a car.)

Huang Tao squatted for a while, feeling better, she looked up and said, "Can I borrow your phone?"

The young man said: "I just bought my mobile phone, more than six thousand yuan..."

Huang Tao just stared at him silently and he could only give in. He took out his mobile phone and said: "You can use it, I'll watch you use it."

Huang Tao dialed the phone number that she had memorized long ago, and after a while, the call was connected.

Tao Ran was very tired when he returned home. He slept until noon the next morning and was dawdling in bed. The ringing of his cell phone blew up and he couldn't settle. He answered the phone lazily, "Hey, our family already has a villa, and we don’t need to buy a house..."

Huang Tao started crying as soon as she heard Tao Ran's voice, crying as if her heart was breaking. Tao Ran immediately sat up straight on the bed and asked, "What happened to you?"

Huang Tao didn't speak, just kept on crying.

Naturally Tao Ran was anxious, he thought Huang Tao was abused by her mother again. Tao Ran got up from the bed and asked, "Where are you? I'll come to you."

Huang Tao had cried so much that her eyes were swollen and she couldn't see where she was. The young man was worried about his mobile phone. He took the phone and said, "Hey, who is this...woman? Come and pick her up quickly. She is walking on the road without looking where she is going and will end up getting hit by cars.”

Tao Ran's three souls and six lives were scared off. He quickly put on his clothes and rushed outside. Mother saw her baby son flying down the stairs, and said, "Where are you going? You haven't eaten your dinner yet."

After Tao Ran rushed out, he asked for the correct address and took a taxi.

The young man looked at Huang Tao, who was squatting on the ground and crying, and was speechless: "Sister, please let’s move to a different place, sitting here and crying is obstructing pedestrian traffic, shall we go to the Starbucks and wait for your friend?"

After saying that he pulled and dragged Huang Tao away, people along the way looked sideways, suspecting that he was abducting someone. The young man was frustrated, when leaving home he said he would go pick a fight with someone, and in the end he encountered such a mess first thing after coming out.

When Tao Ran arrived, Huang Tao had already finished crying. He hurried into Starbucks and saw Huang Tao. He went over and said, "What's the matter? What happened? "

"Yo~" The young man looked at Tao Ran, pointed to Huang Tao and said, "Is she your family?"

"Yes." Tao Ran said: "I'm sorry to have caused you trouble."

"My buddy, you are so handsome." The young man whistled at Tao Ran, and said, “With that face of yours, you will definitely make the girls cry. It's really a flower stuck in a cow dung." (idiom that means "such a terrible shame" like someone beautiful married a horrible looking man)

"..." Tao Ran endured for a moment, and then said: "Your mouth is really lousy, you deserve to have no boyfriend."

Youth: "……"

Tao Ran gently patted Huang Tao on the shoulder and asked, "What's the matter? Did your mother beat you again?"

Huang Tao's eyes were red and swollen. She didn't speak, Tao Ran took some money and said to the young man: "Go, buy a cup of coffee, a bit sweet."

The young man took the money and went to buy coffee in a daze. When he was standing, waiting for the coffee, it occurred to him, "Damn, why should I listen to him?"

Huang Tao said: "My father is here."

Tao Ran understood in an instant, he sat down beside Huang Tao and said, "You...what is he here for?"

Huang Tao said: "He said he would take me away, but this is the first time I have ever seen him."

"Then do you want to go with him?" Tao Ran said: "I mean, don't think about other things, in your heart are you willing to go with him?"

Huang Tao remembered Huang Hu's appearance. He dressed so delicately and spoke so softly. He also said that he loved her and would take her away.

"But my mother said that he was a heartbreaker who abandoned his wife."

"Then have you listened to your father’s side of the story?" Tao Ran said: "Since he abandoned his wife, why should he come to see you now? It's not enough to just know one side of the story. Why don't you listen to what he says?"

Huang Tao looked at Tao Ran pitifully, "Is this Okay?"

"Of course it's okay, you are his daughter, you have the right to let him tell you the reason why he left your mother and you in the first place." Tao Ran looked at Huang Tao very seriously.

"But..." Huang Tao said, "I ran out, and my mother won't let me see him again."

At this time Tao Ran's cell phone rang, and it was Huang Hu who was calling.

"Is it Ke Rui? I went to TaoTao. TaoTao might have been hurt. I can't find her now."

"She is with me now." Tao Ran said: "Do you want to see her? I will bring her to you."

Huang Tao looked at Tao Ran, and there was a strange look in her eyes.

Tao Ran put down the phone and said, "Let's go, I'll take you to find your father."

----- This translation belongs to konila.com -----

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