January 21, 2022

Chapter 50: Node

Zhang Yansheng wondered where her cousin’s hostility came from?

She became a bad girl in high school, and later, even the old lady said that Zhang Huan should not bring her out to shame in front of their relatives at gatherings or something. Later, she didn’t even see her own grandmother, let alone this cousin.

Her cousin has been excellent all the way. When she died, her cousin had graduated from the university and was taken by the old lady to teach her the affairs of the company hand in hand.

Zhang Yansheng suddenly realized!

The core industries of the Zhang family are all in the hands of the old lady, and even Zhang Huan has to please his own mother in every way. The old lady needs an heir. From her memory, there is no doubt that her cousin will be the heir later.

But now, this cousin is not the heir yet.

This cousin, like her, is just one of the grandchildren of the old lady. Everyone is still young, and it is not yet known what the future will be.

This cousin regarded her as a competitor.

Zhang Yansheng felt so stupid.

She is a loser who was even given up by her father, and she never thought that these things could be related to her.

Even Zhang Huan’s own private properties, Zhang Yansheng knew that he planned to leave most of it to Zhang Shuocheng, and only took out a small part to give the two sisters a share of the dowry. Therefore, Zhang Yansheng always asked him for money later, just because she felt that she could dig a little bit from him.

Zhang Yansheng never thought that as the granddaughter of her grandmother and the daughter of Zhang Huan, she was actually qualified to compete for the position of heir like Zhang Qi.

She was taken aback for a long time before she recovered.

After being reborn, she tried her best at studying just so as not to live like her previous life. In the end, she had killed herself in her previous life, and it was clearly a failed life. But she hasn’t actually thought too much and too far ahead. After all, she is only 15 years old now, and it is still too far to say anything, and she has not graduated from university in her previous life.

Also, she is not a person who understands life very well.

On the way back, Zhang Huan drove, glanced at her from the rearview mirror, smiled and asked, “Why is Yanyan so quiet today? You didn’t talk much to Grandma either.”

At the old lady’s house today, Zhang Yansheng did not speak much, she has been silent for a long time. Not knowing what she was thinking, Zhang Huan noticed it.

Zhang Yansheng raised his eyes and said casually: “I am not a child anymore who always get in front of my grandma.”

Zhang Huan said with emotion: “Your grandmother used to like you the most. When you were young, all your cousins were jealous of you.”

He said it to remind Zhang Yansheng. When her mother was still alive, grandma really liked both her and her mother, compared to her aunt and cousins.

No wonder her cousin has a sense of competition for her.

That’s it.

Zhang Yansheng tugged at the corner of her mouth.

Zhang Huan added: “Hehe is very active today. That’s how it should be, when at home, your little sister should be a little livelier and more likable.”

Today, Zhang Yansheng pushed Zhang Heling to the old lady, which made her a lot closer to the old lady. Being treated gently and affectionately by the highest authority in the family, Zhang Heling was encouraged and became cheerful and lively. She was not the same as before, and she was very likable.

On one hand, his daughter became likable, and on the other hand, she was pleasing to the old lady. In any case, Zhang Huan was quite pleased.

Zhang Huan was very happy, and Zhang Heling also pursed her lips and smiled. Who knew that Liang Yingying would begin to scold Zhang Heling: “You too! You don’t know how to let your brother go and get close to your grandmother. What did you keep your grandma with you all the time?”

Zhang Huan: “…”

It seemed that in a bright hue, it was suddenly smudged with a black and gray color.

Block it.

Zhang Huan started a fire: “What a fool! Can you not talk?!”

He knows what his son’s virtues are. He didn’t dare to bring Zhang Shuocheng to the old lady, lest this kid make a mistake in front of the old lady and it would not end well. At that time, the old lady will definitely scold him.

He himself regarded Zhang Shuocheng as the incense of inheritance, but the old lady still had Zhang Lin, an excellent eldest grandson, and she didn’t even care about the children born to women like Liang Yingying.

And the old lady actually… has always preferred girls. In the past, she liked Zhang Yansheng far more than Zhang Lin and Zhang Qi.

In the past, he always showed a complacent and reserved smile to his elder brother and sister-in-law. Now, his sister-in-law’s smile has an unbearable pride.

These changes are all because Yanyan’s mother is gone.

As Zhang Huan thought about it, his mood became bad, and his face became particularly gloomy.

Since Liang Zheng’s incident, Liang Yingying has been cautious these days. As a result, she wanted to please Zhang Huan by educating Zhang Shuocheng, but Zhang Huan scolded her severely. When she saw Zhang Huan’s face was not good, the party committee explained aggrievedly: “Well… she’s a girl…”

She spoke vaguely, but Zhang Yansheng who was sitting in the back understood it clearly.

She just thinks that because Zhang Heling is a girl, even if it pleases the old lady, it’s still useless, right? And she thinks that Zhang Shuocheng will be her only support for the rest of her life, and that the Zhang family should hold him in front of the old lady, and it’s best to let the old lady directly leave the inheritance to him?

Zhang Yansheng sneered: “What’s wrong with being a girl? Aren’t you a girl as well? Isn’t my grandma also a girl? Your mother who gave birth to you, isn’t she a girl as well? Without a girl, where did you come from? You look down on girls that much, right? Then, why don’t you go to Thailand to have a sex change?”

Liang Yingying didn’t dare to provoke Zhang Yansheng now, so she swallowed her anger and said, “I just said that…”

Zhang Yansheng ignored her, grabbed Zhang Heling in her embrace, slowly and gently clasping the little girl’s hair. Zhang Heling leaned in her arms, and the grievances that she had after being scolded by her mother dissipated.

Zhang Yansheng laughed in her heart.

Liang Yingying thought that people all over the world worship just like her?

Not to mention others, in fact, even Zhang Huan’s patriarchal preference is not that strong as she has.

And what about her grandmother?

She herself is a strong woman. She used to like Zhang Yansheng better than her cousin Zhang Lin, and later she took Zhang Qi with her to guide her personally.

Liang Yingying really thought that Zhang Shuocheng could be more pleasing to the old lady than Zhang Heling, which was really whimsical.

After the weekend, it’s now the official start of school, Zhang Yansheng tied her long hair into a tall ponytail, wore a new school uniform, and stepped into Yi High School.

She was in Class 2, and all the classmates in the class had familiar faces. In her previous life, in a teaching building, they all lowered their heads and did not look up, but they could not be called by their names.

These are all ‘good kids’, and she, who was from a second-generation family, was sent in at the expense of money, was naturally in the Class 8 known as the ‘young master class’ in her previous life.

When Zhang Yansheng stepped into the classroom on the first day of the semester, she felt many eyes coming at her in unison.

She glanced over, and the boys who were peeking at her did not dare to look at her. They either lowered their heads quickly or looked away. Zhang Yansheng’s mouth twitched… Regardless of the boys and girls, in her eyes, they were all kids who had just left middle school.

But most of them are smart-minded and hard-working people. Zhang Yansheng looks down on them in terms of age and learning… She really has to weigh it, and she may not be as strong as these kids.

The head teacher came to the classroom, glanced around, and saw Zhang Yansheng almost at a glance.

On the day she returned to school to divide his classes, she also saw Zhang Yansheng at a glance. This girl has a deserted temperament, with a bit of alienation that does not match her age, but she is really beautiful.

This kind of alienation, for high school students, can basically be summarized as: cool.

The head teacher is sure that in the past three years, there must be long lines of boys chasing this girl. She just hopes that this beautiful girl will not be disturbed by these external factors. The students who can enter this class are not the best, but they are all excellent. The head teacher hopes that none of them will be left behind.

The head teacher pushed her glasses, thinking to herself, she has to emphasize a few more times that puppy love is not allowed.

School life can be said to be extremely simple in Zhang Yansheng’s opinion.

After class, the students began to try to talk to the classmates around them, exchanging names, and getting acquainted with each other.

Zhang Yansheng also greeted everyone around her.

No matter what these classmates think of her, her thoughts are very simple — she is an adult and has no intention of making friends with little girls or falling in love with little boys.

In the next three years, I have to study hard and make up for the regrets from my previous life.

That regretful but gentle voice rang in her ears.

Study hard, Zhang Yansheng thought, this is the most upright way, right?

After class was over again, she went to the bathroom. When she came back, she met an acquaintance in the corridor — an acquaintance from the young master class, of course.

Xu Lichen and Wang Qian, the two of them got acquainted on the first day of school just like in her previous life.

Thinking about it, the students in Class 8 are all from families with a bit of wealth. At this time, everyone is not familiar with each other, so you look at people’s faces first. Xu Lichen and Wang Qian, they have the best looks among the boys and girls, and they are naturally attracted to each other.

But if you really want to be top-notch, Zhang Yansheng’s appearance is really the tip of their class.

This is why Xu Lichen and Wang Qian quickly moved closer to her after entering high school. People must have something in common to get closer to each other, maybe they are all rich or they are all good-looking.

In short, these two can be said to be Zhang Yansheng’s closest friends in high school.

But in this life, Zhang Yansheng didn’t want to be friends with the two of them anymore. She looked at the two people who were chatting enthusiastically, but happened to be in her way, and said lightly: “Excuse me.”

Xu Lichen turned his head when he heard the sound and was amazed at a glance!

The girl had a neat ponytail, her forehead was plump and smooth, her pupils were dark as ink, and her eyes were faintly alienated. There was a kind of cool that others could not imitate.

Cool and beautiful!

More beautiful than Wang Qian in their class!

Xu Lichen didn’t move, but Wang Qian moved and made way. Zhang Yansheng stepped in between the two of them and walked to the classroom of her class.

Wang Qian still wanted to continue the topic with Xu Lichen, but found that his eyes were straight, chasing the girl’s back just now.

Wang Qian suddenly became sour, stretched out her hand, and shook it in front of him: “Hey! Hey! Did you lose your soul? Haven’t seen such a beautiful woman before?!”

Xu Lichen returned to his senses and only smiled at her without saying anything.

But Wang Qian knew that the best-looking boy in the class had his soul taken away by the girl just now.

And Zhang Yansheng, who was walking slowly towards her classroom, suddenly felt a wake-up call.

It turned out to be like this.

No wonder she was reborn at this particular time node.

She was given a summer vacation to study and recharge, so that she could get out of the young master class.

From here on, she doesn’t have to be friends with Xu Lichen and Wang Qian anymore, and she doesn’t have to follow them to learn how to smoke, drink, and skip school.

From here on, she can study hard and take a different path from her previous life.

Some casual time nodes in life, only when you walk over and look back, you will find that… they are actually so important and so crucial.

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