Medical Princess - Chapter 370
“Since now Madam Di has become like this, it is inconvenient to punish her. I have asked my brother-in-law and I think it would be better for her to recover!” Qin Huaiyong gave a bitter smile.
He couldn’t send Madam Di away at this time because her situation was not good and she needed a rest. Otherwise, any rushed action might kill her.
As for the agreement which Duke Yong’s Mansion and Qin Huaiyong had settled before, now it had been void.
“I heard that there is a doctor who sprayed himself with safflower powder. Did he intend to harm your pregnant madam?” Chu Liuyue continued to ask about the incident casually while he didn’t slow down.
Actually these questions were impolite because there would be all kinds of troubles in everyone’s family and it was hard to tell others these problems. However, since Chu Liuyue asked, Qin Huaiyong had to answer.
He hesitated and then answered, “Yes.”
“General Qin doesn’t have a son?” Glancing at Qin Huaiyong, Chu Liuyue switched the topic again but as the topic changed so frequently that Qin Huaiyong still could not guess the Prince Yue’s intention!
“Is he really just chatting or what does he intend to say?”
“Yes, I don’t have a son!” Qin Huaiyong lowered his head because it was a worry for him. Although he seldom mentioned, he still got worried.
“If Madam gave birth to a boy, then he would be your only son. No wonder…” Before Chu Liuyue finished, Qin Huaiyong had understood his meaning.
Now, Qin Huaiyong was sure that Madam Di intended to plot against Shui Ruolan. He even felt sympathy for Madam Di when seeing her face before but now his sympathy for her vanished immediately.
Now Qin Huaiyong had known the truth and he disliked Madam Di even more than he did before. Thinking that she even tried to plot against Shui Ruolan by using this stupid method which would harm both side, he now thought Madam Di was crazy. He even felt that he needed to take care of Shui Ruolan’s safety more carefully and it was much necessary to find somebody to protect her than before.
Madam Di had become like this so he couldn’t send her away now. However, he was afraid that she might have another evil plan when staying in Qin’s Mansion. He must find a proper place and must send her there.
In consideration of her current situation, he couldn’t imprison her because she needed to see a doctor and take medicine and moreover, her servants had to take care of her.
He had to be careful about her but at the same time he had to protect her, which gave Qin Huaiyong a headache. As for the concubine sent by Duke Yong’s Mansion, he didn’t want her anymore. Now he also was careful about Madam Di’s family. One Madam Di had caused these things. What would become of Qin’s Mansion when another “Madam Di” came? Everything would be in a mess! Anyway, Duke Yong’s Mansion would understand when knowing Madam Di’s behavior.
Not to mention Qin Huaiyong who now had a headache because of Madam Di, Qin Wanru went to Old Grandma’s courtyard with Shui Ruolan. Old Grandma was told about the news when it had happened. Now she was sitting in her room and was in a bad mood. Since she knew they came, she quickly let her servants invite them to come in her room.
After they came in, Old Grandma quickly asked them about the whole story. Finally, Old Grandma’s eyes looked red. “How come? How!”
“Grandma, why is Big Sister so cruel? Is Madam Di not her mother?” With her long dark eyelashes flickering, Qin Wanru raised her head, looked at Old Grandma and asked.
Old Grandma never told her about the truth that she was not Qin Huaiyong’s natural daughter. She needed to know this from Old Grandma.
“How can Madam Di not be her mother? If she were not her mother, she would do nothing for Qin Yuru!” Old Grandma sighed.
Qin Wanru stared at Old Grandma with her watery eyes. Her beautiful eyes looked red and were filled with tear. “Grandma, who is my birth mother? Why could Big Sister have mother to love and protect her while she was so bad but why couldn’t I? Please tell Zhuozhuo the truth, Grandma!”
While saying, Qin Wanru knelt down and grabbed Old Grandma’s sleeve. Tears fell over her pretty face.
“Zhuozhuo…” Stunned, Old Grandma didn’t expect Qin Wanru would ask this question.
“Grandma, please tell Zhuozhuo who are my birth parents? Everyone in the capital city knows that I am adopted except me! Everyone has his or her own father and mother but except me! Why? Grandma, tell Zhuozhuo the truth, please?” Qin Wanru crawled on her knees towards Old Grandma and then relied on Old Grandma’s legs with her head while her tears ceaselessly dropped.
Her long eyelashes flickered and then closed slowly with her tears dropping on her beautiful face.
“Zhuozhuo…” Old Grandma choked with sobs but could say nothing.
Shui Ruolan waved her hands and then every servant left. She then stood up, walked to the door and closed it.
When she came back and sat down again, she persuaded softly, “Mother, it is time to let her know.” “Since Big Sister and First Lady have evil intentions, I am afraid Wanru would not know the truth till she dies if you stick to keep the secret! She would even not know how she dies!”
Shui Ruolan suddenly felt an urge to say these. When she finished, she also cried.
Qin Wanru burst out crying! Shui Ruolan’s words banged her heart just like a lightning strike! She did not know the truth of her death in her last life!
She died distressingly but she didn’t know why she died!
Her last life was tragic. She was pulled to the edge of the abyss by others while she walked on the point of a knife without knowing anything. All of a sudden, she fell.
Qin Wanru never cried like this, which scared Old Grandma. She hurried to hold Qin Wanru while Shui Ruolan also helped Qin Wanru stand up.
“Zhuozhuo, don’t cry. I would tell you! The reason why I didn’t tell you before is that I am afraid that you could not bear this truth. You, you…” Old Grandma explained. When she talked to Qin Wanru, she also sobbed and her voice sounded trembled. She was unable to continue!
“Grandma, please! I won’t blame you!” Qin Wanru raised her red eyes and tried to stop crying. She held Old Grandma’s hand and said to her softly.
When Old Grandma saw Qin Wanru try her best to calm down to comfort her while she also felt sad, Old Grandma also burst into tears and told her everything.
She then told Qin Wanru everything including her family, the reason why she was adopted and the story that her natural father died because he saved Qin Huaiyong.
When she finished, Qin Wanru and Old Grandma hugged each other and cried.
Shui Ruolan felt helpless. She had to comfort this one and then she had to placate the other. For a while, she finally made them calm down.
Qin Wanru wiped her tear away and then sat beside Old Grandma again. After she calmed down, she asked softly, “So do you mean I have something to do with the Duke Xing’s Mansion?”
“It might be the former heir of Duke Xing’s Mansion. The current Madam of Duke Xing dislikes you and she is afraid you might suppress her when you go back to the mansion!” Old Grandma also analyzed for her after wiping her tear with her handkerchief.
“However, I am just a girl. Hao’er could live in the Duke Xing’s Mansion but why couldn’t I?” asked Qin Wanru in puzzlement.
“There might be some other reasons. I heard that Countess Qinghua had a bad relationship with this Madam of Duke Xing. At the very beginning, the former Heir of Duke Xing should marry this Madam of Duke Xing but later Countess Qinghua appeared. Then the Emperor granted a marriage for the former Heir of Duke Xing and Countess Qinghua and nobody could refuse!”
Old Grandma answered.
Shui Ruolan had found out a lot of information. Old Grandma once analyzed them carefully and felt there were many questions. Everything turned out that this Madam of Duke Xing disliked Qin Wanru.
“So Madam Di and Big Sister want the position?” Thinking for a while, Qin Wanru lowered her head and asked.
“Madam Di and your sister must get crazy! Even if you are the daughter of the former Heir of Duke Xing, how can Yuru get involved? They must think people of Duke Xing’s Mansion are stupid and they don’t know Duke Xing’s Mansion could find out the truth?” Old Grandma said hatefully. How stupid Madam Di and Qin Yuru were! How could they think that they deserved this position!
“Grandma, what if Duke Xing’s Mansion wants Big Sister?” said Qin Wanru softly.
Her words just like the thunder struck Old Grandma! She gazed at her with her trembled fingers holding the chair. She was astonished and said, “How, how that’s… possible…”
“Why not? Duke Xing’s Mansion needs a daughter of the former Heir of Duke Xing. If Big Sister changes her age, then she would be eligible. Moreover, Madam Di and Big Sister are easy to control. Or is Duke Xing’s Mansion still waiting for a better ‘daughter’?” Qin Wanru added.
Her words swept all questions in Old Grandma’s mind. Now, with her face turning pale, she shouted hatefully, “Sinful! Sinful! What a cursed thing! Have they never thought that if the thing were uncovered, it would be a severe event?”
“Grandma, don’t be too anxious. It is only my deduction. It might not be real. Since Madam Di has become like this, she could not say anything even if she wants! Now she would not plan with Big Sister!” Qin Wanru found that she had scared Old Grandma so she quickly comforted her.
“What a cursed thing! What a cursed thing!” Old Grandma took a deep breath. She seemed to be much older than before and looked weak.
“Mother, don’t be sad. Calm down. You still get Wanru and me here!” Shui Ruolan reached out, held Old Grandma’s hand and said softly.
“Zhuozhuo, don’t blame your father. He and I also worry about you. He fears that you would feel sorrowful when knowing the truth. We have promised each other not to tell you the truth and decided to treat you as our own child. However, now some people have known your family and your parents. If we don’t tell you, some people might use that to harm you.”
Old Grandma stared at Qin Wanru pitifully.
“I know, Grandma.” Qin Wanru lowered her head and tried to hide her sorrow in her eyes. She had always known that the Old Grandma was good to her and she treated her very well. She even treated her as her own granddaughter and always protected her from her last life to now in order to thank her father for saving Qin Huaiyong.
However, someone seemed to have forgotten this!
“Old Madam, First Lady Qi and First Young Master of the Qi come!” Nanny Duan’s voice suddenly came up.
Qi Rongzhi and Qi Tianyu? Qin Wanru paused and felt surprised that why they came here at this time. Weird. There was no need for them to remain the relationship with Qin’s Mansion since two families had nothing to do with each other.
“General doesn’t invite the First Young Master of the Qi Family to his room?” asked Old Grandma when she wiped her tear with her handkerchief.
“General said that he has an honored guest and said that both families are friends so there is no need to push them away. Thus he lets them come here!” answered Nanny Duan.
“Friends? Are they still friends when those things happened?”
Qin Wanru was surprised by this statement but it was improper to talk about this. Looking at her messy clothes, she said, “Grandma, I need to organize my dress!”
“Fine.” Looking at Qin Wanru, Old Grandma nodded in agreement and said. Then she said to the door, “Let them in!”