My Left Eye Can See Ghosts - Chapter 4
Translator: Exodus Tales
Editor: Exodus Tales
I was asleep all the way into the late afternoon. When I woke up, Shang Yi had not yet left. He stared at the skull ring on my hand for a long time and asked me, “Where did this thing come from?”
I replied, “Brother Ming Si gave it to me.”
Shang Yi nodded, turned around, and whispered to Aunt Ji Li. I couldn’t hear what they were talking about- I only knew that I was hungry so I went to the stove to find something to eat.
While I was cooking, I didn’t know when Shang Yi had left. I only saw my Aunt again when I had just left the stove after preparing a bowl of egg noodles for myself.
As I ate noodles, she said to me, “Sixi, your necrogamy was successful. It will depend on your own fate as to whether it is a blessing or a curse in the future.”
I looked at her and smiled stupidly.
At that time, I didn’t know what it had to do with necrogamy, but Ming Si was an elder brother who looked quite handsome. When I thought of him, I would be in a good mood as though I had found a treasure that I could keep to mys.
I always thought that a malicious ghost had a grim face, but Ming Si was different. He was clean, cold, and extraordinary in temperament.
A few days after, the storm had finally calmed down.
The grandson of the Wang family next door was the same age as me. He was a little chubby that was round at every corner of his body, he even struggled to walk. Everyone in the neighborhood called him Chubby Boy. Every time the Chubby Boy saw me, he would spit on the ground. The next time he saw me however, he secretly came to me and asked me, “Did you really get married to a ghost?”
I nodded without thinking.
His two big eyes opened wide and he gave me a big thumbs up, “You’re so awesome.” After that, he took me to play games with other children in the village, and also called Silly Er along as well. It was rather out of the ordinary.
Silly Er was the youngest son of the village head. When I was five years old, he was born with the appearance of a fool. In fact, he looked pretty handsome. If it were not for him being like a fool, probably all the little girls in the village would not laugh at him all the time.
I never laughed at Silly Er. When other children in the village ignored me, only Silly Er would play with me. He also said that I had beautiful eyes like rubies.
Since he was silly and didn’t know that I carried bad omen, he was not afraid of death and hung out with me all day long.
When it was getting dark, a few children went back home.
At that time, Chubby Boy pointed to the blindfold on my left eye and said, “You are like an one-eyed person. So ugly!”
I glared at him and sneered, “You are ugly! Fat pig.”
He smiled without anger and dragged me to the west of the village. Lin Xiao and Zi Yang, who were the closest to him, followed him. Silly Er followed slowly behind too.
“Where are you bringing me?” I tried to shake my hand free but was unable to escape from his fat grip.
He turned his head back and looked at me. Because of his fatness, his eyes were squeezed into two small slits. When he smiled, I could hardly see his eyes.
“Aren’t you able to see ghosts? We’re going to do an exploration mission. I heard from Lin Xiao’s dad that he saw ghost fire in the graveyard. I don’t know if what he said was right or wrong.”
His words made me frightened with cold sweat.
I quickly pushed him again and withdrew my hand back.
“I’m not going. You go by yourself.”
The Chubby Boy stumbled a few steps. I wanted to take the opportunity to run, but Lin Xiao and Zi Yang stopped me. These two boys were Chubby Boy’s henchmen. They were all bullies who stirred up troubles here and there.
The two stopped me from running away, and I was anxious, “Go away!”
Zi Yang made silly faces at me. He put on an ugly face and said, “I’m not letting you go. If you’re so capable, call your Brother Ghost to bite us.”
Brother Ghost? He was so elusive. How would I be able to find him?