Chapter 24 – Painting
It was late at night.
Shen Muan returned home and saw his brother sitting on the sofa in the living room. The TV was muted and a book lay in front of him. Shen Muan felt that the atmosphere seemed a bit unpleasant.
This made Shen Muan’s heart shake. Did his brother discover his little secret?
“Brother?” Shen Muan put down his things and walked over, he found that the book on the table was upside down.
Shen Fangqi raised his head and glanced at him: “The police said it will issue you a pennant.”
“Why are they giving me a pennant?” Shen Muan sighed in relief when he heard that, he comfortably sat cross-legged on the sofa. He blinked his eyes a few times. Suddenly remembering, “Is it because of last time?”
If Shen Fangqi didn’t mention it, he would have forgotten about it.
Shen Fangqi specifically requested the police to suppress the previous video.
“Yes.” Shen Fangqi nodded, “There will be a trial after a while, this time you have done a lot, so the people above decided to issue you a pennant.”
“But I don’t want you to go.” Shen Fangqi said in a strict tone. Shen Muan being in the limelight could cause big trouble, which made Shen Fangqi feel uneasy.
He originally thought that Shen Muan, whom he had seen grow up, was still a child who needed his protection.
Shen Muan nodded very readily: “Then you can help me pick it up, I don’t want to bother about it anyway.” He does not have an interest in pennants or anything, he was just protecting himself.
“Okay.” Shen Fangqi stretched out his hand to help Shen Muan straighten his wrinkled collar, “Why did you come back so late today?”
“I went to Xiaoyi’s house for a visit, let me tell you, as soon as I left the front, two children slipped out and followed behind me.” Shen Muan frowned when he talked about this. He was still a little scared when he thought about it now, “If something happened, I think I would’ve gone crazy.”
“The kids are too smart now. They knew to let the other kids divert the teacher’s attention, and then sneak away.” Shen Muan had a headache thinking about it, when they have a meeting on Monday, he had to talk to the other teachers. They should discuss how to prevent such things from happening.
“Children are bold.” Shen Fangqi said, “It’s time your kindergarten strengthened their protective measures.”
“Indeed, it should be strengthened.” Shen Muan nodded in agreement, “It’s just that the principal has been away recently and I don’t know what to do.”
The last time Shen Muan contacted the principal of the kindergarten was when he gave him the wrong message, after that he never contacted him again. If it weren’t for the fact that he could still hear news about the principal from his son and daughter from time to time, Shen Muan would’ve gone to the police.
“…Your Principal, is somehow childlike.” Shen Fangqi hesitated for a while and found a suitable word.
To be precise, the principal is not only childlike but also extremely unreliable.
Shen Muan also knew this very well, he had long been used to the unreliable behavior of the Principal.
But this was the reason the principal was very popular among children.
“By the way, Chu Yi gave me two tickets for a concert. Let’s go together.” Shen Muan took out the two tickets and waved them around, appearing particularly happy.
“Can’t go.” Shen Fangqi refused very simply. He didn’t like to listen to concerts very much. He would occasionally accompany Shen Muan but he had to be on duty this weekend, “I will be on duty this weekend.”
“Eh, then there is an extra ticket.” Shen Muan looked at the two tickets in his hand, a little worried.
If his brother doesn’t go, wouldn’t one go to waste?
But after all, work is important. If his elder brother’s work was different, Shen Muan might still beg him to accompany him.
But his brother is a policeman, so he can’t be willful about it.
Shen Fangqi stretched out his big hand and patted Shen Muan on the head: “I’m going to take a bath first, you should rest early. Don’t stay up late to read novels and draw pictures.”
Shen Muan nodded obediently. After Shen Fangqi went to the bathroom, he laid down on the sofa without caring about his image and read his newly-found dog blood novel.
But after reading a little, Shen Muan found that he couldn’t stand reading it anymore. As soon as he saw the villain, he automatically thought of two bun faces.
Loves to act cute, but are a bit poisonous when they grow up.
The kind of poison that can make him have a heart attack.
Shen Muan put down the phone and looked at the ceiling in a daze.
Judging from the current situation, both Chu Siyuan and Zhizhi were good children. Although they are a little bearish occasionally, they are still within the normal range.
Their family treated them very well, and Shen Muan couldn’t figure out how they became like that in the book.
Where did it start to grow crooked?
Shen Muan couldn’t figure it out.
After realizing that he really couldn’t read those books, Shen Muan went back to his room and drew a cartoon version of Chu Siyuan on a paper board.
He had short black hair, big eyes, and was wearing cute little bunny pajamas. He held a big carrot in his hands. His face looked like he was having a hard time trying to carry the carrot as if it could fall anytime because it was too heavy.
After finishing the painting, Shen Muan appreciated it for a while and then sent it to Chu Yi.
Shen Muan: [Picture]
Shen Muan: You can use it as an avatar.
After a few minutes, Chu Yi returned a message.
Chu Yi: Cuter than me.
Seeing this, Shen Muan couldn’t help but laugh.
If Chu Siyuan saw it, the child would definitely be angered.
Shen Muan: If you say that, Siyuan will be sad.
As soon as Shen Muan sent the message, he saw that Chu Yi’s avatar became his painting of Chu Siyuan.
The speed is staggering.
Chu Yi’s change of avatar attracted the attention of many people. After all, Chu Yi’s profile picture had always been black before, and he didn’t even have a WeChat name.
Suddenly having a colorful picture appear, made them all wonder if Chu Yi had taken the wrong medicine.
Just as Chu Yi wanted to continue sending messages to Shen Muan, he saw several of his bad friends jump out.
Either he was asked if he had been hacked, or if he had taken the wrong medicine.
Chu Yi didn’t bother to care about these fools.
Shen Muan picked up the drawing board and planned to draw a cartoon version of Zhizhi.
Because he has just drawn a baby in pajamas, he drew a baby in formal wear this time.
Short flax hair, shiny black eyes, wearing a three-piece suit. Although it looked a bit round. Wearing the small suit, made it look very fitting.
What he painted was the child lying on a cloud, the expression looking erratic, as if he was about to fall off the cloud any second.
After finishing the painting, Shen Muan sent the picture to Zhizhi’s father.
When Fang Xu got up the next morning, he found that his brother-in-law’s WeChat avatar and Chu Yi’s WeChat avatar had both changed.
In terms of art style, it should be painted by the same person.
No, wait… what happened when he fell asleep?
Fang Xu felt like he had missed something…
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