With You Around, I Wouldn't Dare to Get Sick
Being able to secure the endorsement for Excalibur Q made Tangning truly happy from the depths of her heart. The words she had said to Stenson wasn't merely for the sake of winning the endorsement, but because she really did like Excalibur Q's road to success. Sometimes, being a spokesperson also depended on fate...
Tangning pulled out her phone, tempted to give Mo Ting a phone call, but Italy and Beijing had a time difference of 7 hours. She assumed, at this time, Mo Ting was most likely resting.
After hesitating for a few moments, she ended up sending Mo Ting a message: "I've secured the endorsement."
Tangning did not expect Mo Ting to reply, but he surprisingly called her straight away.
Tangning was filled with joy, but the words that came from her mouth was slightly unhappy, "Just because I'm not around, does that mean you can work until late without getting any rest?"
"It's because I knew you would definitely succeed, so I was waiting for your phone call," Mo Ting sat up and leaned back on the bedhead as he replied.
"You really weren't working?"
Mo Ting had no choice but to turn on the video chat, "Are you rest assured now?"
"Ting...being able to secure this endorsement makes me so happy."
"I knew you would be really happy," Mo Ting said with a deeper meaning. He had a sufficient understanding of Tangning and knew she would definitely like the Excalibur Q brand. That's why he even considered this endorsement for her in the first place and even called Stenson to fight for the opportunity.
Reality proved that everything he did, did not go to waste.
"Are you feeling better?"
"I'm fine now. With you around, I wouldn't dare to get sick," Tangning smiled.
At a time like this, Mo Ting was so tempted to be by her side. He wanted to pat her on the head and show his support. But, because of the project with Hong Xin, it wasn't likely he'd get the chance to fly to her side any time soon.
The couple conversed sweetly on the phone as Fang Yu and Long Jie knowingly left the hotel suite. However...because they were triggered by Tangning...they both started thinking of the person in their heart.
Long Jie even started wondering, if she was to give Lu Che a call at this time, how would he react...
After returning to her suite, Long Jie sat on the bed and thought for a while. In the end, she called Lu Che - but he didn't pick up.
Long Jie put down her phone; she felt she was overthinking things. It wasn't like they were in a real relationship. So, in the middle of the night, what obligation did he have to pick up her phone?
After taking a deep breath, Long Jie reminded herself to control her feelings before putting down her phone and heading into the bathroom...
However, while she was showering, she heard the sound of her phone ringing. Disregarding her wet soapy body, she immediately rushed out of the bathroom. Seeing it was a phone call from Lu Che, she was so excited she immediately picked up the phone.
"What is it?"
As soon as Long Jie heard Lu Che's raspy voice, she could tell he was still half asleep. She wanted to tell him Tangning had successfully secured the endorsement. But, on second thought, Boss was happy to hear the news because he was Tangning's husband, but Lu Che...what did Tangning mean to him?
So, Long Jie opened and closed her mouth, but no words came out. Instead, because she was cold from her soapy body, she ended up sneezing.
"Did you catch the flu?" Lu Che quickly asked.
Long Jie heard the caring tone in Lu Che's voice and smiled like a child with candy, "No, I didn't catch the flu."
"Oh...that's good. If you don't have anything else, I'm going to go back to sleep. You should get some rest too."
"OK," Long Jie hung up the phone with a silly smile. Actually, she had a lot she wanted to say, but...
...remembering it was the middle of the night and the fact that Lu Che worked hard during the day, she didn't feel right to continue bothering him.
However, as soon as she hung up the phone, she started to feel lonely...
She suddenly felt extremely lonely.
But, she knew how to console herself: since Lu Che picked up the phone in the middle of the night, did that mean, in his heart, she was special to him?
The truth was...
...Lu Che was sleeping soundly when he heard his phone ring. He automatically reached for his phone to see the caller ID. If it was someone else, he would have hung up without hesitation...
...unless it was Mo Ting. But, after seeing Long Jie's name, even though he didn't pick up, he ended up calling her back. On top of that, after hanging up the phone, he found his original sleepiness had completely faded...
Could it be he was missing something?
Lu Che dragged his heavy head back to bed. In reality, he wasn't the type to make exceptions for others. After all, his workplace was Hai Rui; everything at Hai Rui followed formalities. It was only when it came to Long Jie that he wanted to make an exception!
He only made an exception for her!
Covered in soap, Long Jie sat down in the living room for quite some time. As a result...the next day when she woke up, she actually caught the flu. Her voice was so hoarse, she could barely say a word.
Seeing her in discomfort, Tangning looked at her questioningly, "Last night..."
"What about last night?" Long Jie avoided Tangning's gaze guiltily. There was no way she was going to admit to catching the flu because of the phone call she made to Lu Che.
Tangning let out a gentle laugh. Deep down she knew exactly what Long Jie was thinking. To her, Long Jie was like a blank piece of paper, "Do you want me to call Lu Che over?"
"Tangning, you have both Director Fang and I by your side, isn't that enough? Lu Che has his own work to do."
"When did you and Lu Che become like a family?"
"Let's get going, we need to go sign your contract," Long Jie sneezed as she covered her mouth with a mask. The weather was cold and Tangning had just recovered from being ill, she couldn't allow her to catch the flu.
Tangning did not respond. But, on the way to Excalibur Q, she sent Lu Che a message.
"What happened between you and Long Jie last night? She caught a really bad flu..."
Lu Che was confused, "We simply made a phone call..."
Tangning made a recording of Long Jie coughing and sent it to Lu Che, "When she returned to her suite yesterday, she was still fine."
Seeing Tangning's message, Lu Che was a little flustered. What did Long Jie catching the flu have to do with their phone call?
Actually, Tangning's hint was extremely obvious; she couldn't be any more straightforward. After all, this was Long Jie and Lu Che's business.
It's just, sometimes, while the involved parties were still confused, those watching would start to feel impatient.
Not long after, the trio arrived at Excalibur Q's headquarters ready to head in and sign Tangning's contract. However, Qin Yu and her manager had arrived before them...
As soon as they saw each other, they were both surprised.
Everyone knew that Excalibur Q only had one spot for an Asian model. If they were here to sign a contract, what was the other person doing here?
Of course, because Qin Yu's manager received a phone call from Stenson's assistant, she thought Qin Yu had the endorsement in the bag. As for Tangning...
"Hasn't there been a rumor going around? I heard someone likes playing tricks. If we look at the companies that have been messed up one after another, we can see how terrifying she is. However, if one can't win, then they can't win..."