Ye Shengge had always thought her heart was firm, but it turned out that she had let down her guard against Ji Shiting a long time ago. She had tried to seduce him with the excuse of removing the birthmark, but if it hadn’t been Ji Shiting but someone else, she wouldn’t have been able to do that to him even if she wanted to get rid of the birthmark.
Why? Was it just because she trusted him?
She knocked her head against the mirror, trying to reject the answer.
After a while, Ye Shengge looked up and took a deep breath.
That wasn’t important right now. The important thing was to figure a way to let down her guard against Qin Youhui.
Perhaps it was because she wasn’t familiar with him yet, or perhaps it was because she wasn’t into acting yet.
She closed her eyes and tried to immerse herself in Xue Ning’s mind.
To Xue Ning, Rong Yuxiu wasn’t a stranger. Although she didn’t want to admit it, she had some indescribable feelings for him. In the palace, she only dared to trust this man.
Thus, deep down, she actually longed for that man’s embrace. It was genuine warmth, completely different from the emperor’s.
She walked out of the bathroom.
“How is it?” Qin Youhui handed the phone back to Xiao Liu and looked at her with concern. “Do you want to start from the beginning?”
“No, just like before. Lie on me,” said Ye Shengge. She lay down on the sofa and closed her eyes. When she opened them again, she had a completely different expression..
She changed her posture and looked in Qin Youhui’s direction. She looked delicate, but also seductive and cunning. “Lord Rong, I need your help.”
Her voice was bitter and mellow.
Qin Youhui was dazed, then his expression changed. He took a few steps forward, and he lost his balance and fell on her.
He grabbed her hands, bent down, and stopped before touching her face. He looked at her and said, “Concubine Xue Ning, there’s… a price to pay for my help.”
“What price?” Xue Ning curled her lips as if she was asking sincerely, but her expression was completely different.
Rong Yuxiu’s breathing became rapid. He had been thinking about her ever since he had first met her. Yes, he knew that she was the concubine of the emperor, but he still couldn’t help being attracted to her. She was smart and self-aware, aloof and stubborn.
He knew he should let her go. If he took this next step, he would be doomed.
Xue Ning could tell that he was struggling, so she smiled again. It was an innocent yet provocative smile. “What’s the price, Mr. Rong?”
Rong Yuxiu grunted.
He heard a string snap in his mind. His family, responsibility, ambition, and honor were all destroyed by her smile and voice.
His breathing became more rapid, and his rough hand landed on her waist. He pulled hard, and the belt of the cloak fell.
Lin Qi and Xiao Liu, who were filming with their phones, were also very excited.
Thus, no one heard the click of the lock opening.