Chapter 23: Making Female Besties
Those females present were burning with eagerness to try it. Bai Qingqing tore a few tree leaves and invited them to eat in a friendly manner.
Eve was the first to come up. Bai Qingqing handed the tree leaf with a palm-sized mound of food to her and said with a smile, “Careful of the fish bones. You’d better find two tree branches and pick out those fish bones as you eat it.”
One of Eve’s partners instantly found her two tree branches, but as she didn’t know how to use chopsticks, she only held a tree branch and carefully picked up a small piece of fish meat and placed it into her mouth. Surprise lit up her face right away as she exclaimed, “Oh my G.o.d! It’s really delicious!”
The remaining females immediately grabbed the fish from Bai Qingqing’s hands and each and every one of them had a glow in their eyes as they ate it.
At the sight of this, Eudora was so furious her lungs nearly exploded. Yet, she couldn’t help but yearn to try it too. However, her strong pride made her hold back the urge. After saying “what’s the big deal”, she strode away.
Bai Qingqing smiled helplessly as she watched Eudora’s leaving back view. She had offended someone despite the fact of not doing anything at all. Seems like people in a primitive tribe weren’t necessarily simple.
Eve comforted her. “That’s how Eudora is like. Don’t be too calculative with her. We all belong to the same tribe.”
“I have better things to do than that,” Bai Qingqing said nonchalantly.
Eve ate the fish with relish, and the more she ate the more fond she grew of the taste. Seeing as the atmosphere was pretty good, she said to Bai Qingqing, “Can you teach me how to cook fish? I really really like this. I’d like to cook for my mates so they get to try it too.”
The three males next to Eve instantly gazed at her with a touched look on their faces, as if their female was the only one left in the entire world.
Bai Qingqing was rather envious to see that. Housewives in the modern ages cooked every day, but how many of them received such sincere grat.i.tude from their husbands in return?
“Of course. You can come and look for me anytime.” Bai Qingqing, eager to build rapport with the females in the tribe, naturally obliged. She was afraid Parker would ask to mate with her after her period was over, so she had to quickly find a solution. If not, she would run away to that City of Beastmen or something!
The females left reluctantly after having a taste of the fish, and their males also followed them.
Bai Qingqing had a small stomach, so most of that pot of fish went into Parker’s stomach. He had a happy and satisfying meal.
Of course, Parker was the one who washed the pot. Because they had used willow bark, there was a layer of grease at the bottom of the blackened pot. The stone pot was borrowed, and he definitely couldn’t return the pot in this state, so Parker found a large rock and started cutting the rock, huffing and puffing while doing so.
Seeing Parker’s actions, Bai Qingqing thought to herself that this was pretty similar to the Earth’s late stone age and wondered if they would be entering the bronze age next.
Bai Qingqing changed into a new piece of cotton, dumped the soiled one in the sandpit at the back of the house, and buried it with a wooden rod. According to Parker, all the beastmen’s toilets looked like this—Bai Qingqing reckoned it looked like a cat’s litter box.
She began feeling sleepy after filling her stomach. Lying on the gra.s.s nest, she fell asleep in no time. By the time she woke, she discovered there were several newly added stone bowls and a large stone basin in the house. Gazing outside, she saw, to her surprise, that Parker was barbecuing meat again.
“Are you a pig?” Bai Qingqing felt speechless as she walked out.
There was an ambiguous gaze in Parker’s gaze towards Bai Qingqing. “I feel that I ought to strengthen my body these few days.”
“Why?” Bai Qingqing asked.
“You fool!” Parker glared at Bai Qingqing and snapped. “In order to mate with you!”
Bai Qingqing was speechless.
“Who wants to mate with you!” Bai Qingqing snapped back. At hearing herself, her face flushed. She ranted. “You might as well dump me back into the forest. I’ll walk back to my tribe myself. Isn’t it just a wolf? Next time I’ll just climb onto a tree.”
Parker’s expression darkened in an instant.