LWS V5C16 He Should Compensate Him

Yue Mu Gang was the type of man that always did what he said and wouldn’t waste any time in doing so. He strode over, looked at that nose, grabbed it and twisted.
This time, Nie Chang’s brows twitched. Excuse him, but even though he had been thrown into this world and occupied a cultivator’s body, he couldn’t do more than act to the best of his ability. It didn’t make him a true cultivator and Ziju An’s cultivation only did so much to help. He still felt a short pain shoot through his body.
Yue Mu Gang lowered his hand and continued to look at him for a moment. In the end, he didn’t say anything and just nodded and left.
Nie Chang watched him walk out and couldn’t help but furrow his brow. This Elder … had probably noticed that something was off? At the very least, he had looked at him in an inquisitive way that shouldn’t be normal between an Elder of a Sect and the sect’s Grandmaster.
Before he could think things through, there was a tug on his sleeve. He turned to the side only to find a still guilty-looking Su Yan next to him. Nie Chang sighed and ruffled his hair. “It’s alright. I know you didn’t do it on purpose.”
“Mn.” Su Yan still pursed his lips and played with Nie Chang’s sleeve. He might not have done it on purpose but Nie Chang’s nose had still been broken. “Does it hurt a lot?”
Nie Chang reached up and lightly touched his nose. After the initial sharp pain, it wasn’t as bad anymore but naturally, there was no way a broken nose wouldn’t hurt. Looking at Su Yan’s face he couldn’t bring himself to say so though and instead forced a smile. “What are you saying? Didn’t you see that that Elder Yue straightened it again? It hurt a bit at first but now it’s all better.”
“Really?” Su Yan wasn’t too sure if he could trust what his boyfriend said. Shouldn’t a broken nose hurt a lot?
But Nie Chang continued to smile and even ruffled his hair again. “Of course! Well, we should probably be careful and make sure nothing else happened but other than that I should be alright again.”
“Oh.” Su Yan nodded but still felt that he needed to compensate his boyfriend accordingly. “Then … How about I massage it for you or something?”
Nie Chang’s smile froze on his lips. “Uh … I’m not sure if that’s such a good idea.”
“But why? Shouldn’t that be relaxing? If it doesn’t hurt anymore …”
“Well, sure, but … What if you slip? I heard that it’s far more likely to break something if it was broken shortly before. We shouldn’t take the chance.”
“Oh.” Su Yan pursed his lips even more. “Then … Is there anything else I can do?”
Nie Chang sighed. “Ah, you’re not worried because of this, are you? I’m really alright, Ah Yan. How about taking a look at the system and how much experience you’ve gotten for that task with the kisses? If it’s a lot, then we might be able to go back home this evening. Wouldn’t that be great?”
Su Yan didn’t answer and looked at his boyfriend questioningly. Was there really nothing he could do for him? “Uhm, maybe … I could rub your shoulders instead?”
Nie Chang raised his brows. “Why would you want to rub my shoulder?”
“Uh … It could make you feel more comfortable.”
Nie Chang sighed. “Ah Yan, you don’t have to do anything. I’m alright, really.”
“But …” Su Yan looked down and rubbed the fabric of Nie Chang’s sleeves between his fingers. “You were being so nice to me, massaging my legs so that I can relax and helping me to finish that task and then I went and broke your nose. That’s not alright. I’m not a good boyfriend. I should also do good things for you.” He glanced up at Nie Chang, his eyes tearing up. Honestly, he didn’t understand why Nie Chang was so nice. He had even done something like breaking his bones and he was still so nice!
Nie Chang sweat-dropped. Hadn’t he been the one whose nose was broken? Why was Su Yan the one that seemed like he’d be crying in the next moment?
He hurriedly grabbed his little darling by the shoulders and pulled him over to the chair, making him sit down before he went to get the chair he had pushed back to the other side of the table before. Then he sat down in front of Su Yan and took his hands.
“Alright, alright, no need to cry. That was just an accident. Things like that happen. If you really want to do something for me, then continue doing those tasks with me so we can go back home as fast as possible. I had Old Lao and Gong Gong take over the shop tomorrow so the two of us could go on another date. It would be a real pity if we missed out on that. I doubt they would let us do the same thing that fast again. At least not without me having to bleed for it.”
Su Yan still didn’t look too happy. “Is there nothing else I could do?”
Nie Chang smiled wryly. Why was his little darling so obstinate in being nice now of all times? Couldn’t he wait until they were back home? Mn, come to think of it, that might not be too bad. “Well, I can’t think of anything you could do here for me but … how about you do something for me when we’re back home?”
“And what?”
“Mn …” Nie Chang pondered and finally, his face lit up. “Well, do you remember when we were on our date today? You said it was really nice when I read that story to you. So how about you try to find a nice story and read it to me? I would love to spend an evening nestling in bed, just listening to your voice.”
“Just that?” Su Yan blinked his eyes.
Nie Chang reached over and wiped the tears away. “Just that.”

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