Chapter 32 Fat Dog and Bamboo

“I do want to leave, but I can’t leave her behind, right?” Bai Xiaofei had a bitter expression as he was stuck between a rock and a hard place. Logically speaking, having a beauty in his arms was something he ought to be extremely joyful about; however, he was really unable to feel such joy with Xue Ying present.

“Then follow me and bring Little Li Li to the infirmary. This is a really beneficial job, so you wouldn’t be unwilling, right?” Xue Ying chuckled, even being able to keep up with Bai Xiaofei’s shameless behavior.

“It would be even better if you didn’t come along…” As he muttered in a low voice, Bai Xiaofei lifted Lin Li up onto his back.

It wasn’t that Bai Xiaofei didn’t want to hold her in his arms like a princess but Lin Li’s exhausted body was already akin to a ragdoll, making it impossible to do so.

“Let’s go!” Xue Ying carried a trace of excitement that seemed to come from nowhere as she led the way, completely disregarding Bai Xiaofei’s bitter expression.

Not long after, Bai Xiaofei had a bad premonition.

“Big Sister Xue, are you sure you know where the infirmary is?” Although he was asking a question, Bai Xiaofei’s tone didn’t sound like he was making an inquiry. Xue Ying’s reactions were really just as he expected, with the former’s face soon covered in a bright flush.

“How could I possibly not know!? Even if I’ve never been there before, the academy’s handbook says that the infirmary is by the Furnace of Agarwood. As long I keep looking, I’ll be able to find it sooner or later!” Xue Ying turned around and glared fiercely at Bai Xiaofei, her gaze making it clear what she wanted to say. ‘I’ll kill you if you speak any further’.

“Big Sister Xue, I can stroll around with you, but you have to consider Lin Li. If we continue to blindly search, she may wake up before we even find the infirmary…” Without wasting a moment, Bai Xiaofei resolutely took out his shield; a decision that was immediately rewarded.

After pouting her lips and staring at Bai Xiaofei for a long time,, Xue Ying finally made a compromise.

“Alright, I’ll go ask someone!” Xue Ying immediately vanished without a trace, leaving Bai Xiaofei and Lin Li alone.

It was currently time for afternoon classes, so there weren’t many people outside. Luckily, Xue Ying’s speed was good enough that it didn’t take her long to find someone. That said...

“Ah!!! Big Sister! Big Sister, I was wrong!!!” As he waited, Bai Xiaofei suddenly heard a pair of extremely miserable shrill cries. He only hesitated for a moment before putting Lin Li on his back and hastily running towards the direction the shrill cries came from.

In next to no time, Bai Xiaofei had his suspicions confirmed.

“Who did you call Big Sister!? Am I that old!!!?” Muffled bangs of fist and foot ‘colliding intimately’ with bodies sounded out repeatedly, and two second year students that were beaten to the point of delirium were curled up on the ground.

“Enough, enough! Big Sister Xue, it’ll cost them their lives if you hit them anymore!” Bai Xiaofei hobbled over as quickly as he could with Lin Li on his back to rescue the two seniors from calamity.

“Didn’t I ask you to go ask for directions? Why… Why…” As he looked at the miserable state of the two people on the ground, Bai Xiaofei was actually at a loss for words.

“These two little brats tried to flirt with me. Don’t you think they deserve a beating!?” Xue Ying panting with rage was very much like a little child. At the very least, she didn’t show the slightest bit of the domineering air she had during class.

“Them being able to flirt with you is a good thing!” Bai Xiaofei wouldn’t stop without shocking everyone with his words. Xue Ying’s fist was already raised when he began speaking, but before she could smash it into Bai Xiaofei, he managed to change her mind with a single sentence.

“It’s only because Big Sister Xue looks as young as a junior sister that the seniors dare to flirt with you. Otherwise, how much courage would they need to flirt with a teacher?” The tempest was instantly calmed, yet Bai Xiaofei still felt a cold sweat slide down his face.

This was like the saying, to be in the king’s company was tantamount to being in the presence of a tiger. Only now did Bai Xiaofei fully understand the feelings of Mo Ka and the others.

“Fine, I’ll leave the rest to you. I’ll go back and change my clothes first so I can avoid some ignorant little kids killing my mood.” As she spoke, Xue Ying, who only wore the tight black clothes she used during training, ran away like a wisp of smoke; completely forgetting about the passed out Lin Li who was still on Bai Xiaofei’s back.

“Err, Senior, I’m sorry. My class’ head teacher is like that, and cares deeply about her age.” After he sent Xue Ying off, Bai Xiaofei heaved a long sigh of relief before turning to the two unfortunate seniors and beginning to do damage control

“It’s fine, it’s fine. We actually ought to thank you.” One of them, who had managed to somewhat recover, stood up hastily. While the gratitude in his tone was genuine, it was impossible to make out his facial expression due to how badly he had been beaten.

If it wasn’t for Bai Xiaofei, then he really might have perished here today….

“Why don’t… all of us go to the infirmary together?” Bai Xiaofei’s tone carried a trace of a probing intention, and didn’t directly ask for directions. After all, with how injured these seniors were, where else would they be going?

“Good, good, good!” The sober senior kicked his companion as he spoke.

“Get up Fat Dog. She has left already, so there’s no need to play dead.” The senior that was called Fat Dog staggered up right away, his pair of sneaky looking eyes carefully checking his surroundings before he heaved a long sigh of relief.

“F*ck you, Bamboo! How many times have I told you? I’m f*cking called Fei Gou, not Fat Dog![1]” Fei Gou started grumbling as soon as he stood up, while the nearby Bai Xiaofei broke out into a cold sweat.

Trash Dog…. Fat Dog….[2]

There doesn’t seem to be anything that sounds nice….

“Alright, alright, alright. Trash Dog, Trash Dog. Whatever you say. Let’s go quickly so that our junior doesn’t laugh at us.” After he yielded, the thin senior called Bamboo turned to look at Bai Xiaofei.

“Let’s go, junior brother.”

“Oh, alright.”

Bai Xiaofei hurriedly replied before slightly adjusting the position of Lin Li on his back and  following behind Fat Dog and Bamboo.

Maybe it was for the sake of repaying Bai Xiaofei’s ‘life saving’ grace,’ but Bamboo and Fat Dog’s fervor along the way to the infirmary caused Bai Xiaofei’s scalp to go slightly numb.

From the basic construct of the academy, to various strange and odd gossip, their quantity of ‘knowledge’ was simply as vast as the ocean…

However, such gossip was useful in helping Bai Xiaofei learn of some important matters that Bai Ye had neglected to mention in the past.

However, when Bai Xiaofei heard about one of these pieces of gossip,a chill immediately crawled down his spine.

Because this gossip was related to him!

No, to be clear, this wasn’t just gossip, it was already a bloody fact!

With Qin Lingyan’s hard work, Bai Xiaofei’s name had already been hung high above on the Bounty Ranking of the academy after the story of their conflict was spread…

“Err, Senior, what’s this Bounty Ranking?” Bai Xiaofei couldn’t help but be apprehensive as he asked.

He knew that the incident that occurred last night would have huge consequences, yet, he never imagined that these consequences would seem to have slightly exceeded the scope of his control…

 

Footnotes:

1. Fei Gou sounds exactly like Fat Dog in Chinese

2. Same as before

 

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