OMF V6C69 He Was Very Proud

Bai Mu stared at the transmission stone intently. Finally, an image appeared. It wasn’t the man he had expected. Instead, it was the face of a beautiful woman who frowned.
“Qiu Ling, where are you? Have you found out where that fallen god is? Or do you at least know how Jing He is?”
Qiu Ling shook his head and looked at her pitifully. “No, I have no idea, mother-in-law. I’m also missing him very much. But don’t worry!” He straightened up and broke into a brilliant smile. “I’m already working on it! You know that bastard Xin Lan?”
Bai Fen’s lips twitched. “You mean Senior Xin Lan.”
“That guy. Anyway, he’s already finding out where that fallen god is. I just … need to do him a little favor in return.”
“What kind of favor?”
Qiu Ling pursed his lips. “It’s nothing much. Actually, it’s really simple. I just … could use a little help. Can you get uncle-in-law for me? I need him here in the mortal realm for a while.”
Bai Fen wanted to ask what the matter was but Qiu Ling interrupted her before she could get the first word out.
“Don’t worry! It’s not dangerous at all. I swear he’ll come back the same way he was before. Well, it could be that he’ll be really happy. You know this is also a great opportunity for him. Did you know that he actually fell in love when he was on one of his trials? He actually had a child with that woman. And now I’ve found his son for him. He just needs to come down and meet him.”
Bai Fen sighed. This child … He would never learn, would he? “Qiu Ling, that trial has ended thousands of years ago. That’s not important anymore.”
At the other side of the table, Bai Mu frowned and clenched his hands into fists. How could this be unimportant? His mother had always hoped that his father would return one day. That was the reason why she had never tried to ascend even after he had grown up. She had still waited and hoped that her husband would descend and take her with him. She had never believed that he had died. Unfortunately, she had waited all those years for nothing. Now, she was even seen as something ‘unimportant’ that was from a time long past. Something that didn’t need to be considered anymore.
Qiu Ling didn’t understand either. “Ah, what are you saying, mother-in-law? If this was me and Jing He, then I would definitely want to see our child even if it had been hundreds of thousands of years. Time has nothing to do with it.”
“I don’t think you can compare that.”
“But —”
Leng Jin Yu cleared his throat and stood up, moving behind Qiu Ling so the Heavenly Empress could see him. He cupped his fists and bowed. “Greetings, Your Majesty. If I may be so bold to say a few words?”
Bai Fen looked at the young man. Wasn’t this the person that had helped her brother keep an eye on Jing He? If so, then it wouldn’t do any harm to listen to what he had to say. “Mn. Go ahead.”
“I do not know the God of War very good so I do not dare to assume whether or not he’d like to see the son he had in one of his trials. I am sure that he would meet him for the sake of his nephew though, regardless of what other thoughts he might have. Since that is the case, I believe that Your Majesty can’t go wrong with informing him. Then Longjun can explain to him and the God of War can decide for himself if he wants to descend and see his son.”
Bai Fen nodded. “That’s also true. Then wait for a while. I’ll go get Qiang Yan and tell him.” She looked at Qiu Ling and smiled. Then the connection was cut off.
Leng Jin Yu sat back down. He didn’t look at Bai Mu. Hearing something like this from his aunt certainly wasn’t nice. He should have some time to di—
“Eh, don’t worry about this!” Qiu Ling didn’t feel like Bai Mu needed any time and leaned over the table with sparkling eyes. “My uncle will certainly come and take a look and then you can have a nice reunion!”
Bai Mu didn’t respond. Right now, he didn’t know anymore if he really wanted to meet this father of his. If he was like his sister … Maybe it was better if his mother didn’t meet him again. After waiting for so long, wouldn’t she be sorely disappointed if she knew that the person she had always longed for, didn’t mind being apart?
Qiu Ling didn’t notice that the person he was talking to was preoccupied with his own thoughts. He smiled brilliantly, his eyes curving into crescents. “Ah, this is great. Soon, both our families will be whole again.” He turned to Leng Jin Yu and grabbed his shoulder. “Thank you for your help earlier, father. I’m really honored that you’re thinking of me this much.”
Leng Jin Yu’s lips twitched. “I’m not your father though.”
“Of course, you are! Don’t think you can fool me! And the old geezer already knows that you cheated on him with my mother so there’s no reason to pretend.”
Leng Jin Yu poured himself a cup of tea and turned away. “That wasn’t me. That was your father.”
“But you are my father …” Qiu Ling blinked and turned back to Bai Mu. “You didn’t have time to get to know my beloved the last time. Since you’re his … uh … cousin? Yes, yes, you’re his cousin. You should visit us after I free Jing He. Actually, why don’t you come to our wedding? Jing He promised to marry me immediately after he comes back. Mn, if you want to, I can help you with … cousin-in-law? Ah, but that sounds so distant. I can help you with sister-in-law! Whatever happened before I’m sure we can set it right again. She’ll be so happy to have you with her again! I know Jing He would definitely be if I came back after vanishing for so long and —”
“Longjun.” Leng Jin Yu shot his so-called son a look and shook his head.
Qiu Ling blinked and finally took a closer look at his cousin-in-law. Oh. It seemed the news that he would soon meet his father had made him worried. Qiu Ling smiled and reached over, patting his shoulder. “Don’t worry about it! Uncle-in-law is really nice. I’m sure he’ll be proud of you! You can take my word for it. My father was also very proud when we reunited after several ten thousand years.”

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