1286 She Can’t Hold A Candle to You At All
Lin Che was actually worried about her own TV drama, but there was nothing much else she could do apart from worrying. She had already done everything she could.
As Lin Che sat in front of her computer, Gu Jingze scurried back and forth at her side.
He served cut fruits to her and then some yogurt to drink.
He stood there and asked, "How is it? You look anxious."
Lin Che said, "I can only see that their TV drama was indeed done pretty well. I saw the start and it's not bad. Furthermore, the novel was trending, to begin with. It had its own reputation early on."
Gu Jingze hugged her. "What about your team's production? Do you think it's bad?"
"Of course not. We absolutely poured our hearts into it."
"What is enough?"
"Not being confident in yourself is the worst. Come here."
Gu Jingze grabbed Lin Che's shoulders, made her stand up, and stand in front of the mirror.
Lin Che looked at herself in the mirror. "What is it?"
"See how lethargic you look. It's as if you lost yourself in the last few days."
Yes, the Lin Che in the mirror now clearly looked much more tired.
Gu Jingze said, "Let's find somewhere to walk to."
Lin Che replied, "Alright… Where?"
"No particular place. Dress up and we'll leave. Come on."
Lin Che nodded and got up to dress.
Her outfit was very simple, but since she was worried about being recognized, she deliberately disguised herself. She wore a cap and a mask. Anyone would still be able to recognize her if they looked closely, but most people on the streets would not do that to someone else.
But she definitely could not be too dazzling. Thus, she chose some plain and dark-colored apparel so that she would not stand out too much.
Gu Jingze drove. Outside, they spotted a mall and stopped. Taking her along, he went in to look for a movie theater.
There were no special movies recently, but he still tugged her along as he walked in.
Lin Che thought that stepping out to relax for a while was also good. After careful selection, she realized that there was indeed nothing really worth watching. Thus, she chose an average Hollywood film.
Their seats were a little too close to the front as they arrived late and the back rows were already filled by others. As they sat in front, Gu Jingze held Lin Che's hand the whole time. Although it seemed old-fashioned, it indeed made her relax a lot from the recent stressful situation.
As they were engrossed in the movie, some people at the front suddenly started to chat and make plot predictions about the lead characters. They even laughed out loud. Then, they took out their phones. The girl kept repeating herself on the phone and increased her volume when the receiving end could not hear her. This made them extremely annoyed.
Lin Che frowned. Although there had been people on the Internet talking about encountering such scenes, this was really her first time coming across such a scene.
She turned to glance at them. The girl had no self-awareness while the guy continued eating popcorn, not caring at all.
They seemed to only take notice of Lin Che when they saw her staring at them.
Meanwhile, the girl continued talking on her phone. Lin Che mumbled, "Why are there still such uncultured people?"
Gu Jingze frowned. He also turned to look.
The dry coughing did not work.
Then, he narrowed his eyes and completely turned his head to stare at the girl on the phone…
The girl was at first oblivious as she talked, "Ah, today's movie was particularly rubbish. Don't talk about it. Yes, yes. Next time, we can…"
Then, she caught sight of Gu Jingze.
She paused momentarily as she looked back at Gu Jingze's beautiful dark pupils. His deep eyes made her tremble and she said, "Okay, I'm hanging up. I…"
Her heart was beating fast and she quickly hung up. Then, she sat there and obediently looked back in Gu Jingze's direction. She did not say a single word.
Lin Che turned to see what Gu Jingze was doing. How did he get the person to stop talking?
She looked around and saw that the girl was gazing infatuatedly at the back of Gu Jingze's head as if her eyes could bore right through him.
Stifling a laugh, Lin Che finally understood.
She held onto Gu Jingze, pursed her lips, and looked at him.
Gu Jingze asked softly, "What's wrong?"
Lin Che shook her head and shushed him.
It turned out that beauty could become a weapon.
With that thought in her head, she looked at the front. Without the noise, she was in a much better mood.
When they left, she swung as she held Gu Jingze's hand. Gu Jingze said, "You seem much happier."
Lin Che said, "Yes, yes. Hey, is something going on up in front? Let's go check it out."
Lin Che tugged Gu Jingze and walked ahead.
It looked like there were many people at this mall event. For far, they could already hear and see the crowd. The place looked filled.
Gu Jingze held Lin Che tightly. As they looked out, they heard a voice.
"Wu Yufei, the newly-minted queen is here to grace our mall today. She is here to meet everyone as an ambassador for GM's slimming tea."
It was Wu Yufei.
How enemies meet on a narrow road.
The more she did not want to meet a person, the more likely she would bump into them.
Lin Che was exasperated. She grabbed Gu Jingze and said, "You see? That is Wu Yufei. She is the female lead of our rival."
"Really?" Gu Jingze narrowed his eyes and looked in front.
A young-looking lady walked on stage.
The crowd below roared with excitement.
"Yufei, Yufei, you're the best!"
"Yufei, Yufei, you're gorgeous!"
Lin Che knew that Wu Yufei's popularity probably would not be too shabby. It was now her prime time with many fans and people taking notice of her.
Gu Jingze shook his head. "Not pretty."
Lin Che laughed. "Of course. If you dare to say that other women are pretty in front of me, I will kill you."
Gu Jingze turned to look at her, and then at Wu Yufei. "I'm not comparing her to you."
"Is that so?"
"Why would I compare her to you? You are both on completely different levels."
Lin Che laughed harder. "You're really getting smoother with your words."
"She looks very average like any other celebrity."
"Hmph. Are you saying that my looks are special? That I look different from others?"
Was that considered a compliment?
Gu Jingze said, "Yes, you're very special. You're especially pretty."
He caressed her cheek. "You have a unique charm that makes people want to smile upon seeing you."
Lin Che pursed her lips. "Aren't you just saying that because I'm your wife?"
"Is that so? Anyway, I'll always want to smile when I see you. Looking at her, I think I probably won't be able to recognize her if I see her again."
Gu Jingze was not lying either.
He looked at Wu Yufei and was puzzled as to why Lin Che would treat her as a strong rival. There was absolutely no need to. She could not hold a candle to Lin Che at all.