Chapter 1242: Donald Duck?
Very soon, Muir once again got to witness just how punch-worthy Parker was.
Parker would at one moment ask Qingqing to help him tickle him (He could imagine Parker rolling all over the floor), and at another moment he would help Qingqing comb her hair. He didn’t stop for a moment. All the while, an expressionless Muir listened to them display their public show of affection.
When the sun wasn’t so glaring anymore, Bai Qingqing then came out of the tent and walked over to look at him.
Muir wasn’t happy for long before Winston brought dinner. He could only watch as Bai Qingqing walked away again and helplessly shrunk his head back into the rock fissure.
After eating her fill, Bai Qingqing brought water to his hiding spot and said as she rapped on the rock, “Muir, have some water.”
Muir slowly stuck out his neck from the fissure, his gloomy mood instantly turning sunny. Though he wasn’t thirsty, he didn’t reject his mate’s kind intentions. He pecked into the cup to slurp up water.
Winston also brought along a vat of hot water, which by now had cooled down a bit. Knowing how much Bai Qingqing looked forward to these two eggs, he urged, “Quickly take a shower. The water’s going to turn even colder in a while.”
“Oh, coming,” Bai Qingqing said without turning her head.
Muir quickly raised his head and nudged her outwards with his beak.
Bai Qingqing chuckled. “I’ll get going, then.”
Actually, in the current weather, it was fine to bathe with cold water too. But it was just that it was colder at high alt.i.tudes.
Although the sun was glaring in the rock forest during the day, the temperature was visibly lower than that at ground level. This was even more evident after sunset. Moreover, the wind was strong, and with Bai Qingqing’s body stained with water, the moment the wind blew at her, she s.h.i.+vered from the cold. So, she could only bathe in the innermost corner of the tent.
Neither Winston nor Parker had expected the temperature here to be so cold. As he cleared away the cutlery, Winston said, “I’ll go back and get some more animal skin blankets.”
“That’s what I thought too.” Parker’s heart was put to ease after hearing that. Even if Winston hadn’t said so, he was planning on going back to retrieve it himself. It was just that while he was gone, no one would be here to warm Qingqing up.
Meanwhile, Muir lamented in his heart.
Have you guys forgotten there’s another male here?
His wings were the warmest. Even though he had to incubate the eggs, it wouldn’t hinder him from warming Qingqing up. Sob… that was, if Qingqing could sleep in a squatting position all night like him.
Regardless of Muir’s thoughts, he wasn’t able to speak now and could only keep silent.
Winston rushed back with the animal skin before the skies turned completely dark. By then, Bai Qingqing had already buried herself into the pile of gra.s.s and was hugging Parker, refusing to let go.
“Why don’t you go back and sleep?” asked Winston.
Bai Qingqing shook her head repeatedly. “It’s so not worth it to go back now since you’ve already made two trips. Moreover, this place provides a nice respite from the heat. Back then I loved covering myself with a blanket while the air-conditioning was turned on. Ah, just like this. I like to sleep with the blanket over me.”
Winston and Parker both wore confused looks. So did that mean she liked coldness or heat?
As a male covered with fur that could auto-regulate temperature, they would never understand Bai Qingqing’s fondness for covering herself with a blanket with the air-conditioner on.
But so long as it didn’t adversely affect their spouse’s health, they were fine with it.
Winston covered them with the blanket, then stroked Bai Qingqing’s head before leaving.
It was extremely quiet during the night in the rock forest. Not even the chirping of insects or birds could be heard. It was so quiet that one felt like they didn’t even exist.
Bai Qingqing only felt that all this was real by hugging Parker’s warm body. She tilted her head and s.p.a.ced off as she gazed at the white moonlight on the rock floor.
Suddenly, a black shadow appeared on the ground. It seemed to be a bird, exaggeratedly shaking from left to right as he moved, bearing a shocking resemblance to Donald Duck.
Bai Qingqing’s heart skipped a beat, and she quickly looked up.
Coo~ [Shucks, I’ve been discovered!]
Muir froze and remained rooted to the ground.
He was driven crazy by the silence of the night and began to suspect if Bai Qingqing was still around. Hence, he clamped his legs and s.h.i.+fted over here together with the eggs and the nest.