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“I want to take you as my master, ah . ” The old man suddenly spoke and scared Lin Mumu so much she didn’t speak anymore . (TN: He actually says ‘I want to wors.h.i.+p you as my master’, which means to pay respects as a junior and accept her as his teacher . )
He was an old man who had partic.i.p.ated in many foreign wars, and could kill people with his merits alone . Even if he had retreated from his position, he still had his military strong and intimidating aura . Lin Mumu didn’t dare accept him as her disciple even if she ate a bear’s heart and a leopard’s gall . If she accepted him, wouldn’t she be punished by copying ‘The Principles of Taoism’ 3000 times?
(TN: The idiom ‘to eat bear heart and leopard gall’ means to pluck up some courage . Also, ‘The Principles of Taoism’ is actually referred to as a well-known book t.i.ttle, in which you could find reflections like ‘those who understand others are clever, but those who know themselves are truly wise’ . )
Most importantly, he was Yun Ting’s grandfather!
“Why, do you think I’m too old and useless?” Old general Yun childishly threw a tantrum .
It was said that the elderly needed to be coaxed, so Lin Mumu could only helplessly say: “I came down from a Taoist temple in the San Qing mountains . We have strict rules and regulations, and we can’t casually accept disciples .
Perhaps I could introduce you to my master first to see if he can accept you as a disciple?”Advertis.e.m.e.nt
“Never mind, it’s alright . ” The old man quickly waved his hand in refusal . How could he become a disciple? That would be a big loss of face . He was merely teasing Lin Mumu .
“If you want to learn how to grow flowers, I will call you again next time . ”
“Good, you must call me, ah . I’ll let my grandson give you my tuition fee . ”
“En . ” Lin Mumu nodded and continued to cheerfully busying around the garden . She said: “Your grandson has already paid your tuition fee and left a card with me . ”
The old man and the little girl kept busying themselves in the garden for two hours since the afternoon . Lin Mumu saw fresh vegetables in the refrigerator, so she cooked two small dishes and went back to school after eating dinner with the old man .
When Lin Mumu’s foot had barely left the estate, Old general Yun’s voice sounded out: “I’m very satisfied with my granddaughter-in-law . You can rest a.s.sured, Grandpa will support you . ”
Afterwards, the old man leisurely took a trip to Beijing University and China University to listen to the news of the young people .
He had already removed his ‘intimidating general’ ident.i.ty, and now looked more like a friendly old professor walking around the university .
The old professors of Beijing University usually liked to take strolls at school in the morning and in the evening, so he didn’t appear out of place at al .
When he heard that in Beijing University’s recent placement test Lin Mumu ranked first, he instantly felt as if his pride was as high as a mountain . He casually caught a little boy that was pa.s.sing by and asked: “Tell me, what’s Lin Mumu’s major?”
“She’s in the religious studies department . ”
“Oh . ” The old general nodded in a proud and aloof manner . That’s indeed my granddaughter-in-law .
(TN: He says it in a very proud and affectionate way, like saying ‘naturally, that’s what you’d expect from my, old general Yun’s, granddaughter-in-law . )
The second day, all the majors were finally able to organize cla.s.s meetings, distribute textbooks, and start preparing for the military training .
The liveliest discussions during this period were naturally about the newly established preparatory cla.s.s .
How wonderful will be the sight of dragons fighting tigers? (TN: Idiom meaning a fierce battle between giants . This sentence is said in a gloating and excited manner, like waiting to watch the show of future conflicts . )
Lin Mumu didn’t enter the liberal arts’ preparatory cla.s.s, but actually directly went to find the teacher in charge at the door . She politely greeted him and said: “I give up attending the preparatory cla.s.s . I have already chosen the major I liked, and therefore, I’m not intending to change it . ”
Before the teacher could advise her otherwise, Lin Mumu had already walked away .
Since she had already decided, there was no need for her to dawdled there for no reason . Although the preparatory cla.s.s was a good opportunity, it had nothing to do with her as she wasn’t interested in partic.i.p.ating in the dragons fighting tigers awaiting her there .
“Lin Mumu, stop right there!” Su Xinlan hurriedly run out of the cla.s.sroom and called out to her in English .
Su Xinlan had spent her three years of high school in the United states . Her spoken English was so good she could easily communicate with Americans . She deliberately talked in a smooth and fluid voice with a provoking tone to show off her mastery of the language .
Su Xinlan’s movement was so huge that people immediately noticed them and quickly gathered around to watch the show . After all, Lin Mumu’s limelight was pretty big yesterday .