The Best Of You (English Ver.) - Chapter 35
Shen Nianshen finished his exams on January 20th.
Being the last “neglected” student on campus, once the exam was over, they carried their suitcases one by one and flying home like arrows.
After the last exam, it was three in the afternoon. Sun Tiantian originally planned to go home directly with Shen Nianshen, after all, they both lived in this city.
But just when they’re going to leave, Xu Li stopped them, “Why so hurry? Cheng Duo and I bought tickets to go home for tomorrow, let’s just get together tonight.”
Shen Nianshen waited for Sun Tiantian’s opinion. But of course, Sun Tiantian didn’t mind. She smiled as she hugged Shen Nianshen’s arm, “Where do you want to go, we’ll be there.”
They have been busy studying preparing for exams this past few weeks, rarely having a day off. Shen Nianshen also wanted to take a short break. Thus, the four of them went to eat hot pot.
Because they went out too early, it was only seven in the evening after finishing eating hot pot.
At night, it’s very windy outside. Sun Tiantian hugged Shen Nianshen and buried her head deeply in Shen Nianshen’s embrace.
Shen Nianshen embraced her and protected her from the wind. Then he turned to Xu Li, “Let’s find an indoor place to play, Tiantian is feeling cold.”
Xu Li took Cheng Duo’s hand, approached them from behind, and said, “It’s still early, how about going to play billiards first?”
“Yes, yes! I want to play it!” Cheng Duo recently managed to learn to play billiards and she was very excited.
Sun Tiantian lifted her head from Shen Nianshen’s embrace and turned her head to look at Cheng Duo and Xu Li, “But I can’t play billiards.”
Xu Li smiled and said, “Let Ah Nian teach you. He’s the master.”
Sun Tiantian looked at Shen Nianshen in surprise, “You can play billiards too?”
Before Shen Nianshen could reply, Xu Li had interrupted, “He is good at many things, you will find out later.”
Sun Tiantian’s eyes shone like the stars, “Shen Nianshen, why are you so great.”
Shen Nianshen smiled and said, “It’s not something difficult either.”
“But you do so many things every day, how could there is still time to learn other things?” Sun Tiantian was wondered and amazed. Before, her opinion of a bookworm was someone who could do nothing but study 24 hours a day.
But Shen Nianshen was completely different. How could he be so good at academics and still be able to learn other skills?
Xu Li turned around and said, “You feel miraculous too, right? I do feel your boyfriend is a godlike person.”
Sun Tiantian listened to Xu Li’s praise of Shen Nianshen, there was a slight feeling of being exalted and she was very proud.
While hugging Shen Nianshen’s arm and walking slowly, she spoke insignificantly to Shen Nianshen, “I heard that you’ve won the swimming championships held in the city?”
Shen Nianshen agreed.
Sun Tiantian was curious and asked, “When was that?”
Shen Nianshen, “When I was 17 years old, High School grade 2.”
Sun Tiantian was even more amazed, “You are so great, Shen Nianshen.”
When she was 17 years old, Sun Tiantian was still playing all day long at school.
Shen Nianshen laughed and said, “It was because of the money, so I went participate.”
“Ah? How much?”
“Three thousand.” At first, he wasn’t interested at all, but then he heard that the prize was money in cash, so he signed up without hesitation.
Sun Tiantian looked at Shen Nianshen in awe, “Shen Nianshen, you are really great. You’re still in your teens but you could earn money on your own.”
Shen Nianshen lowered her head and looked at the girl. Sun Tiantian’s eyes were sparkling, staring at him.
Shen Nianshen looked at her and his smile was very gentle. He said quietly, “Sun Tiantian, why are you so kind.”
Sun Tiantian had not yet had time to speak, Shen Nianshen’s lips suddenly pressed on hers. Sun Tiantian’s body stiffened, her eyes widened and froze there.
The two lips stuck together for some time, only then did Shen Nianshen slowly let go.
He lifted his head and saw Sun Tiantian’s widening eyes, staring at him blankly. Shen Nianshen couldn’t help laughing, stroking her head, “What’s with that face, you silly girl.” While speaking, he let go of Sun Tiantian and continued on his way with a smile.
Shen Nianshen’s kisses always came too sudden. Just so sudden, Sun Tiantian’s brain went dumb, she stood in a dazed in her position for a few moments.
Shen Nianshen, who had walked a few steps ahead and did not hear Sun Tiantian’s footsteps, turned around and said, “You don’t want to come?”
Sun Tiantian finally reacted and ran quickly to hug Shen Nianshen with joy. She looked up and asked with a smile, “Why did you kiss me?”
Shen Nianshen looked at her and said, “I like it.”
There had never been anyone who believed in him that much like Sun Tiantian admiring him. Sun Tiantian didn’t know, just one word of assurance from her, it could give Shen Nianshen immense strength.
Because of his mother, because of what happened to him in elementary school, most of his female classmates bonded together to alienate him, ignore him, humiliate him. This made Shen Nianshen really hate women.
After meeting Sun Tiantian, he just found out that there was still a girl who was so beautiful, kind, innocent, sweet, understanding, and always full of enthusiasm in this world. Being with the girl, it seems like life was full of sunshine and that life has hopes and expectations.
Sun Tiantian suddenly tiptoed and kissed Shen Nianshen on the lips. Smiling while saying to him, “I like you too.”
“Huff, can you guys just be flirty later? Let’s hurry up and move.” Xu Li and Cheng Duo had walked very far, turned around, and saw Shen Nianshen and Sun Tiantian still far away. Seeing the two people being affectionate in the middle of the road felt like it made other people not want to live anymore.
Sun Tiantian immediately smiled and replied, “We’ll be right there!”
While speaking, she pulled Shen Nianshen and ran to catch up.
Not far from the school there was a billiard arena, the environment was pretty good. Shen Nianshen and his roommate liked to hang out here sometimes.
Because it was on holiday, the billiard arena was a little quiet.
Xu Li said, “Let’s go to the second floor, it’s quieter on the second floor.”
The first floor was close to the highway, many vehicles come and go, making noise.
Shen Nianshen took Sun Tiantian to the 2nd floor. At first, he thought the second floor was empty, unexpectedly there was one table that was used. Even more unexpectedly, the ones using it were Xie Xun and his friends.
Since returning from the camp, Sun Tiantian hasn’t seen Xie Xun in a long time. Meeting him at this time, she smiled and greeted, “Xie Xun, you’re not home yet, huh.”
Xie Xun glanced at her lazily and nodded.
Some of the friends besides Xie Xun were their high school friends. When they saw Sun Tiantian, they were very enthusiastic.
Lin Jun smiled and said, “Tiantian, it’s been a while. You are getting prettier.”
Sun Tiantian smiled.
Lin Jun’s eyes fell on Sun Tiantian’s arm that was holding on to a young man beside her, he couldn’t help but stared at Shen Nianshen and observed him. Finally, he looked back at Sun Tiantian and smiled meaningfully, “Hey, Tiantian, are you dating now? Is he your boyfriend?”
Sun Tiantian nodded, “Yes.”
Xie Xun was annoyed, he frowned and looked at Lin Jun, “Do you still want to play or not?”
“Yes, yes, yes! Be right there!” Xie Xun clearly didn’t want to talk to Sun Tiantian, and his friends knew what he was thinking. Immediately one by one they’re running back to him, speaking no more.
Sun Tiantian pulled Shen Nianshen’s hand, “Let’s go over there.”
Shen Nianshen said yes and led Sun Tiantian to one of the tables further inside.
It was the first time for Sun Tiantian to play billiards, she didn’t even know how to hold the stick. Shen Nianshen taught her step by step.
Shen Nianshen stood behind her, bent over and held his body slightly, and then helped her adjust her posture, “Push your body down a little.”
The bodies of the two were very close, Shen Nianshen’s lips slowly pressed against Sun Tiantian’s ear. His voice was low and a gust of heat from his breath hit Sun Tiantian’s ears. Sun Tiantian couldn’t hold back her chuckled and shrank her neck, “It’s tickled.”
Shen Nianshen smiled, “Concentrate.”
“You’re too close to me.”
Shen Nianshen just smiled and continued to teach her, “Your hand posture is wrong. The thumbs should be slightly opened.”
Shen Nianshen clung too close, as he spoke, his breath slowly blew into Sun Tiantian’s ears. Sun Tiantian felt tickled, she shrank into Shen Nianshen’s embrace and pursed her lips.
Xu Li was playing with Cheng Duo next to them. When he looked up and saw the intimacy of the two people, he chuckled, “Are you here to play billiards or to date?”
Shen Nianshen lifted his eyelids, “Just play your ball.”
After learning for quite a while, it could be said that Sun Tiantian finally had fundamental knowledge.
When she had mastered the basic knowledge, Sun Tiantian was very excited. She held the cue stick and insisted on hitting it herself.
Shen Nianshen looked at Sun Tiantian’s excited face, smiling affectionately. He took a step back and made room for the girl.
However, it turned out that Sun Tiantian, who had learned for an hour, apart from studying the posters, had actually learned nothing. The first time she hit the ball, the ball got slipped.
Cheng Duo and Xu Li burst out laughing.
Sun Tiantian was embarrassed, looking at Shen Nianshen pitifully.
Shen Nianshen rubbed his temples, his girlfriend was much too silly, how should he teach her right?
Shen Nianshen taught her again for a while. Sun Tiantian finally hit the ball successfully.
But she became addicted and said excitedly to Shen Nianshen, “Let’s play longer, until ten o’clock, okay?”
Shen Nianshen was startled, subconsciously glancing to another table. After a few moments of silence, then he nodded, “Okay.”
“Wait a minute, I’ll go to the washroom first.” Sun Tiantian had just managed to learn it, her enthusiasm was at its peak. She hurriedly ran to the washroom.
To get to the washroom, she had to pass by Xie Xun’s billiards table. She ran fast and didn’t notice someone was hitting the ball.
Lin Jun was aiming for a ball. When he pulled his stick backward, it hit Sun Tiantian’s chest.
The stick was pulled backward in a snap and Sun Tiantian cried out in pain.
Xie Xun originally leaned on the edge of the billiards table. After seeing the incident, he cursed, “Lin Jun, don’t you have eyes, huh!”
He rushed before Sun Tiantian, grabbed the girl’s hand, and asked anxiously, “How is it? Are you okay?”
“Yes, it’s okay.” Sun Tiantian subconsciously withdrew her hand.
Xie Xun frowned and said, “You hit your chest just now, I’ll take you to the hospital for a brief examination.”
He spoke while dragging Sun Tiantian out.
Shen Nianshen rushed over and pulled Sun Tiantian towards him. His gaze stared deeply at Xie Xun, “Don’t troublesome yourself.”
He put his arm around Sun Tiantian, seemed to state his ownership, “I will take her to the hospital myself.”
Sorry for the delay. Enjoy! 🙂