The Bar Is Open For Business
Time passed by in the blink of an eye. At five in the evening, Chu Tian finally carried Yang Rong’s bags and left the rental apartment together with Bai Xiaochun and Yang Rong.
Although Yang Rong was going to move back to the dormitory and would not be living together with them anymore, they were still able to meet every day, especially for Chu Tian. Therefore, there were not many changes to Chu Tian because both of them were tablemates and could see each other every day either way.
As for Bai Xiaochun, she needed to go back to the dormitory for her lunch break every day anyway so there were basically no changes for her too.
Bai Xiaochun was hugging Chu Tian’s arm throughout the trip as she chattered non-stop with Yang Rong. Until finally, when they were close to the bar, Bai Xiaochun quickly shook Chu Tian arm and said, “Hey, dear, look over there. I didn’t know they were going to open a bar here.”
Although Chu Tian had been staying in his apartment until now, he already knew since yesterday that the bar would hang up their nameplate today in the afternoon.
Chu Tian turned and glanced at it and creased his brows, “Isn’t that Chunchun Bar? Oh, you’re right, I didn’t expect this shop to become a bar.”
The bar’s name, ‘Chunchun Bar’, was gold-stamped onto the big wall.
However, it was unlike the milk tea shop’s tidy arrangements.
One of the ‘Chun’ was slanted towards the left side while the other ‘chun’ was slanted towards the right and lastly, the word ‘bar’ was slanted towards the left side again.
It gave an illusion that the words were jumping.
“These two shops are pretty interesting, aren’t they?” Yang Rong laughed, “Baibai Milk Tea, Chunchun Bar, and they just happen to be right next to each other. Hey, Xiao-Bai, your name happens to have those two words too, don’t tell me there is some rich boy trying to woo you?”
“Is he insane?” Bai Xiaochun laughed, “Why would he woo me without telling me? I reckon this is only a coincidence. Besides, the owner of Baibai Milk Tea got that name because of his girlfriend, I’m not related to it in any way.”
Chu Tian creased his eyebrows and said, “Ouch… darling, now that my tablemate mentioned it, what if it’s true that someone is trying to woo you? What are you going to do?”
“Ignore him, of course.” Bai Xiaochun laughed, “Aiya, don’t you start overthinking it now. Isn’t it a bit unfair to me if you get jealous over such baseless thoughts?”
“Don’t feel that way first.” Chu Tian said, “C’mon, tell me. If there really is a rich guy trying to pursue you, will you be tempted?”
“Not at all.” Bai Xiaochun hugged Chu Tian’s arm and smiled, “That’s because I already have you, no one else can keep me away, I belong to you my whole life. I want to have children in the future too.”
“Really?” Yang Rong smiled, “Xiao-Bai, don’t be so sure now. Are you sure you’re not going to consider better options?”
“There are no better options.” Bai Xiaochun said, “My hubby is the best in this world, the other men are all trash. Oh, no, no. Rongrong’s boyfriend is very good too, heh.”
“Tsk!” Yang Rong curled her lips and smiled, “Which part of him is good? He’s only passable, I’ll ditch him the moment I find a better one.”
“Stop acting.” Bai Xiaochun laughed, “Who’s the one who rushed to him overnight the day before yesterday? Wasn’t that you?”
“W-Well, we’re still a couple now, so I have to go meet him if he misses me.”
Just as the three of them were chatting along, a fair-skinned young man wearing a white shirt, dark blue suit trousers and a pair of leather shoes walked towards them.
He gave each of them a pamphlet before he smiled and said, “Chunchun Bar is open for business tonight, there’ll be a 40% discount on all drinks so please do come over and play.”
And with that, the young man turned around and continued to give out pamphlets to other passersby.
Bai Xiaochun browsed through the pamphlet and smiled at Chu Tian, “Hey, dear, you have been to a bar before, haven’t you?”
Chu Tian looked at the pamphlet in his hand and shook his head, “I’ve never been to one before. Have you?”
“Neither have I.” Bai Xiaochun answered, “I heard that it’ll get really high. Besides, it’s a 40% discount, it’s really cheap.”
“Don’t be naive.” Yang Rong was a bit speechless, “You call this cheap? Do you know how expensive their menu is? A five-dollar steak can be sold at thirty dollars, a cup of water is already ten dollars. Forget about that 40% discount, it’s not worth it.”
“Huh?” Bai Xiaochun’s eyes widened, “That bad? Rongrong, have you been to the bar before?"
“I did.” Yang Rong answered, “My boyfriend and I went to the bar twice near his place, the atmosphere was indeed pretty high, it’s really exciting too but the things inside are too expensive. Drinking a little bit in there already cost us over hundred dollars.”
“Besides, we didn’t even sit down. There’s minimum spending if you wish to be seated, and the sofa seat needs at least a few thousand dollars of spending. Also, it’s too messy inside. I’ve been in the bar twice and both times, I was groped. But I don’t know if that was intentional or not since it was too crowded, so it might have been unintentional as well.”
“Er… I see.” Bai Xiaochun’s lips twitched. “Forget it then, bars are too dangerous. Besides, I heard there is a chance you may get drugged, that’s real too, isn’t it?”
“That’s pretty rare,” Yang Rong said, “Though they do happen sometimes, it’s the minority. The bar at ours? I thought it was pretty good, it was just that it’s too expensive.”
“Regardless, it has nothing to do with us. Let’s go, let’s go back and I’ll help you organise your things.”
Bai Xiaochun hugged Chu Tian’s arms again as she spoke before walking back to the campus with Yang Rong.