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STB Chapter 24: Attack

STB Chapter 23: Hairball
STB Chapter 25: Roller Coaster

   The joke pulled in the distance between the two,changing the atmosphere。

   There is too much courtesy between them brought by the difference in their identity. There is also the distance that Jian Hua deliberately opened——for him, Li Fei is a very special existence. Jian Hua cannot face him with a normal attitude。

   Their abilities are also causing them trouble. It destroyed too many things,but Li Fei has never been more grateful for his ability at this moment. Imagine if he has no ability,he wouldn’t understand the Pearl Hotel incident just like everyone else,he might meet Jian Hua at the coffee shop,and successfully signed the contract,but he would be going further and further away from this man。

   He won’t know about the Abandoned World’s secret,and he won’t understand Jian Hua’s troubles……

  If he can’t walk into that person’s world,how can he talk about further development?In the end, it can only stay on the level of goodwill which will gradually wear out and leave him with regret。

  Then miss the opportunity。

   Love takes time to secure,and it needs a more in-depth understanding. If there are no grounds to cultivate it, there would be no pain or sorrow even if missed。

   How vexing,he don’t even have the qualifications to make him feel pain!

  Thinking of that kind of result,Li Fei is uncomfortable. He doesn’t like to see things out of control. He also doesn’t want to miss precious things——as if not even understanding its value。

   Watching Jian Hua enter the blackened corridor first,Li Fei’s mouth had a hint of a smile. He was confident now,as if having victory in his grasp。

   The hospital has wholly become the hairball monster’s lair. On the way out of the hospital,Jian Hua and Li Fei discovered many black hairballs. But these little monsters are scared by the flames. After seeing them, they all scurried and rolled away,hid behind potted plants、crouched under the table,and even squeezing itself into a thick folder. It retreated its claws and closed its eyes,curling up into a ball and playing dead。

   Jian Hua cannot forget their green eyes,it’s fierce brilliance as if staring at prey。

   “There are too many,there is no need to waste abilities on them。” Li Fei gave a faint glance,and a group of hairballs shook,twisting two leaves to cover themselves。

   “……”

   The bulging leaves are more prominent. Looking at this kind of behavior,they are probably not intelligent beings。

   “Social creatures?” Jian Hua judged. He thought that there is communication between these hairballs. Otherwise, after the scream of the ones who attacked by the vent,why did the scratching on the door stop?

   For now, they enjoyed the “making way treatment” which is thanks to the screams of the hairballs that have tried to run away before being burned by the fire in the corridor。

   “These tactful things, better than a stupid creature.”

   Li Fei had a cold expression but it soon disappeared,so fast that Jian Hua almost thought it was an illussion。

    It’s been many years since he entered the entertainment industry. Jian Hua knows that the personality of most stars is not the same as what they portray,but such a Li Fei made him feel dangerous。

   “There’s no noise. They say that if there are no calculative people,there’s no need to deal with it……if there are no troublesome things like monsters,Abandoned World is perfect。” Li Fei laughed softly。

   “And no matter how long they’ve been here,it’s only a second in our original world。” Jian Hua took over the conversation,“Don’t worry about not sleeping enough,there’s no hurry.”

   “Yes ah。” Li Fei stood in front of the staircase window,looking at the silent city. There was a faint madness in his gentle and graceful expression,looking like he wants to embrace the city。

   Jian Hua’s heart moved,he felt some understanding of Li Fei——it’s a lot to understand,but he’s a man who is firmly bound to “success”。

   Li Fei is the perfect idol in the eyes of others. His mask brought him success,and he never hated his cover. But occasionally,when he gets bored with the trouble brought by fame and fortune,he will have to take off the mask,and have the impulse to throw it far away。

   “Long for freedom?” Jian Hua walked to Li Fei’s side,“You can earn enough money,then exit the entertainment industry.”

   An hour ago,this conversation wouldn’t have happened,and Jian Hua would have never asked him to quit。

   “There is no real freedom in the world. It depends on what you are willing to be bound by。” Li Fei turned around with the sun shining through the glass window onto his face. He did not continue to stay at the window。

   They lightly went down the stairs,but in the absolutely quiet hospital,it still have an echo。

   The two’s footsteps,became irregular into being in tune……

   Li Fei immersed in this delicate atmosphere,when he suddenly heard a strange sound coming from afar. As if something knocked over a medicinal tray,making the medicine inside it crash into the ground。

   Jian Hua shook his head and seriously looked at him. The black hairball is too small,trying to knock over medical trays will crush itself. Apparently, there is something else in the hospital。


   The sound came from the fourth floor. Because of the massive flow of people in the hospital,the stairs are often used in addition to the elevators,so the stairwell doors leading to each level are open. Now, Jian Hua and Li Fei, who is standing on the stairs halfway through the fourth floor,concentrated on listening to the noise below。

   “Hu~chi~(*pant*)…gu~chi~(*chew*)……”

   The strange panting and chewing sounds suddenly stopped。

   Jian Hua stopped Li Fei. He noticed that the owner of the sound is moving closer. Its presence is obvious,and unlike those hairballs,so weak and small that Jian Hua didn’t receive any feedback from his ability。

   The monster soon revealed its appearance. It looks like a monkey,but has long arms. Its red eyes stared up the stairs at the two people. The monkey made a creepy smile that made one’s hair stand on end。

   “Kacha~(*breaking*).”

   The monkey’s arm jerked out,wanting to hit Jian Hua across the gap in the railing. He responded to it with a powerful and accurate kick。

   “Ao~ (*wailing*)!” The monster cried out,its long arm dislocated。

   It painfully retracted the arm,quickly going back to the fourth floor,not forgetting to close the open door with his intact arm。

   “Peng (*bang*)!”

   The two men locked out the door:……

   Li Fei looked down at the hole in Jian Hua’s shoes,with fire on his hands that he was about to launch,he sighed. “Your speed is faster than my ability to summon.” He thought that Jian Hua would retreat but no such luck。

   “Oh, instinct。” Jian Hua has a natural look on his face。

   The actor seemed to choke on this sentence. Then he remembered that Jian Hua is not only a stuntman,but also a martial artist who practiced his skill with effort. If he was ever robbed with a knife in the middle of the night,he can kick the knife in moments,and beat the person holding it。

  He had just signed him on as his exclusive stuntman,and with talents like Jian Hua,it was very cost-effective。

   But as a crush,Li Fei wants the level to be even. This makes the difficulty rise straight up ah!

   There are remains of a group of hairball monsters on the stairs,covered with dark red blood,lying flat,and the back half of its body gone. It looks like it was the food that the monkey was chewing。

   Jian Hua recalled the feeling from his foot. “The fur is not hard,but slippery. I was originally planning on stepping on its arm,to keep it trapped and study it carefully. But it slipped……” The monkey’s arm was stepped on when it was half-turning,finally letting the monkey run。

   ——It wasn’t his original intention。

   Li Fei held his forehead。

   “Its body has smooth fur,probably used to deal with these little things。” Jian Hua walked beside the body of the hairballs。

   “Is it the process of natural selection?”

   “Although the hairball’s paw is sharp,but they are too small, and with limited strength. Even if they surrounded it, it could not penetrate the monkey’s smooth fur. It’s obviously prey and predator. This proves that they are not creatures that appear out of thin air,just living in a world we don’t know.” Jian Hua admits that chatting with Li Fei is a pleasure,anyone who has a friend that can understand his meaning,will see him in a new light。

   Li Fei doesn’t know that his assessment in Jian Hua’s heart has risen again. He mused on the conclusions he just received,frowned and said, “This is not really good news.”

   Humans appearing in the Abandoned World are ignorant of the strengths and weaknesses of these monsters。

   Although here is a familiar human city,but how many people can use the geographical advantage?If humans appear in front of monsters,they’ll just be prey。

   “Back up。” Jian Hua suddenly said,“You can use your abilities now.”

   “……”

   The door to the corridor banged loudly. The monkey who just escaped,held its dislocated arm and smirked with a hideous face. Behind it is a dozen long-armed monkeys like it who are aggressive。

   The monkey’s arm is pointing to Jian Hua,unexpectedly very high-spirited——

   “Ao Ao!” A large flame instantly engulfs the group of monkeys. They flapped their arms in a panic,scattering to escape. The long-armed monkey who came back to “get revenge” was unwilling to accept it,and abruptly crossed the flames,his eyes glaring and still savage even covered in flames。

   Then it was caught in mid-air by an invisible force. With its limbs wildly kicking,its wailed for a few seconds. But a high-temperature fireball rushed to it and burned it to a crisp. The remains slowly fell to the ground。

   The flames dispersed,and the leftover smell is not very good。

   “Do you consume a lot of power when using your abilities?”

   “Their fur produces a lot of oil, so it’s easy to burn.” Li Fei looks relaxed,ignoring the strange scene of carbonized bodies mixed with the smell of blood。

   The way they left the hospital can be described as near misses,but they were still calm。

   Back to the sun,the raw smell of the disinfectant dispersed. Jian Hua deliberately looked at the flower garden in front of the inpatient building,not finding any hairballs outside. The ability of these little monsters to hide their presence is very high。Imagine,if they quietly hid in the dark,and then suddenly launched an attack!It’s no wonder that the Red Dragon’s Major Zhang has been covered all over with scars。

   Li Fei found his car in the parking lot. When he reached for the key,Jian Hua also kindly reminded, “Isn’t the car keys in the hands of Assistant Lin?”

   “He has a set,but I also have one.” Li Fei answered。

   When Assistant Lin is running errands, and it was impossible for Assistant Lin to finish the task,he cannot drive。

   Jian Hua consciously prepared to drive for the actor,but Li Fei reached out and stopped him. “I got this. I learned how to drive early. Fortunately, if we can’t use our abilities,we can use the car to escape in time.”

   “You don’t know the way to my house。” When he said this,Jian Hua has a strange expression。

   Like inviting the actor as a guest in his own home。

   Thinking of General Wu’s posters on his bedroom wall,Jian Hua felt a little uncomfortable。

   Nn,he shouldn’t allow him to his bedroom!Also, Li Fei is not someone who casually enters someone else’s bedroom。

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11 thoughts on “STB Chapter 24: Attack”

  1. Thanks for the chapter! Interesting first date… it’s kind of sweet how they are trying to develop a relationship.

  2. Thanx for update!!! ノ。≧ヮ≦)ノ
    Dang LF! u falling so hard for JH, Despite the intense situation, I can’t help but think it’s so moe (^艸^)

  3. I like these furry hairballs, somehow want Jian Hua to get one or some as pet or mini-army…
    and for myself…
    These two need to do their best cultivating their feelings, so glad to witness development^^

    Thank you^^

  4. “Also, Li Fei is not someone who casually enters someone else’s bedroom.” He says before ML will probably casually enter his room.

How about something to motivate me to continue....