Chapter 836: Temporary Stay (1)
The three bright moons illuminated the lake, casting a silver mirror-like glow onto the water surface. When the night breeze blew, it created many ripples, disturbing that mirror-like surface.
A naked guy with a slender figure sat by the water together with a young lady dressed in a white dress carrying a child. When the light that reflected from the water cast on their faces, it added a blurry beauty to this scene.
Parker had his hands on Bai Qingqing’s shoulder, taking a look at the wound on her neck. His heart ached so much that he was frowning.
“Don’t move, I’ll apply medicine on you.”
Bai Qingqing sat down on the gra.s.s. Her wound had stopped bleeding, but the pain was slowly transmitted to her mind. Only then did she feel the pain.
Parker washed the medicinal herbs and stuffed them into his mouth. He crushed them and then applied them onto Bai Qingqing’s wound.
“Is it painful?” Parker quickly blew at her neck and then looked at Bai Qingqing’s expression. His heart ached even more.
Bai Qingqing drew in a few gasps. “It’s alright.”
“Don’t be so willful again in the future. To think that you used your own life to threaten Curtis. What will happen to me if you die?” Parker’s words had a hint of aggrieve amidst the blame, but he didn’t forget to help blow at her wound.
Bai Qingqing carried An’an with one arm, grabbing Parker’s hand with the other. She lowered her head and said, “I’m sorry. I was panicking too much then and was afraid that if I was one step slower, the little snake would die.”
Parker pressed her head onto his shoulder and softened his tone. “Forget it. I’ll forgive you this time around.”
Bai Qingqing felt so thankful that she grabbed Parker’s hand even tighter.
A tall snake shadow cast down on them. Bai Qingqing immediately turned to take a look, but accidentally pulled the wound on her neck. She was in so much pain that she gasped.
Curtis subconsciously turned into his human form, walking over and wanting to take a look at her.
In the time he took to transform, Parker went ahead of him to check Bai Qingqing’s wound. Curtis stopped in his footsteps, standing at the side and releasing cold air.
Parker flipped up the medicine and saw that some blood was flowing out from Bai Qingqing’s wound again.
“It’s bleeding again.” Parker’s voice sounded anxious.
This bit of injury would have scabbed by now if it was a male. However, Bai Qingqing’s wound looked as if it was freshly made, and his heart ached.
Bai Qingqing said, “It’s fine. I’m not a male, so it’s normal for my wounds to recover slowly.”
Parker said, “I really hope that I can transfer your injury onto myself.”
Bai Qingqing’s lips curled up, and she said in a soft voice, “Thank you.”
The cold air coming from Curtis became even stronger. He threw a glance at them and then said coldly, “Quickly go to the sh.o.r.e.”
“Oh.” Bai Qingqing pa.s.sed An’an to Parker while she walked over to Curtis’s side while pressing down onto the medicine.
Curtis led the way and headed for the wooden house Bai Qingqing had woken up in.
It was a newly constructed house and was clearly prepared for the little snake. It wasn’t tainted with the scent of any merfolk and was thus the top choice for Parker and Curtis, who were fastidious toward the scent of strangers.
Bai Qingqing took a look at the sky and said meekly, “Let’s go home quickly. The leopard cubs must be afraid with there being no one at home. They must not have eaten yet. This mustn’t do, we must go back quickly!”
The more Bai Qingqing spoke, the more anxious she became.
Parker was both angry and amused. “How are you going to go back like this? We’ll rest here for the night first. The leopard cubs are already two-year-old. There’s no need to worry about them.”
Bai Qingqing was still worried. She kept on imagining them looking around in the village for their parents, starving. Maybe someone would give them food.
However, as the leopard cubs thought that they had been abandoned, they had no appet.i.te even though the food was placed in front of them.