Did she like him?
Pursing her lips, Yun Shishi recalled when she bumped into that scene of the two at the hospital.
The woman was embracing and reveling in his doting love. The happiness she exhibited on her face was not the kind of adoration one would have for her brother.
Her look spoke volumes of her possessiveness and amorous desire.
An attachment she sought but could not get.
There was no doubt that she liked her uncle.
Her liking could not be obvious; it was suppressed more or less by societal norm.
Still, deep down, her feelings for her uncle was not a simple familial love.
Yun Shishi got a better idea of this woman's thoughts right now.
Although she accused her of being the third party, in fact, she herself yearned to be the woman standing by his side and not as his niece.
With this newly found knowledge, she smiled at her competitor and slowly uttered, "I believe you've got something wrong here."
"What?" Song Enya looked at her with a start.
"I'm not the mistress that messed with their marriage." Cocking a brow, she displayed a cool and elegant smile. "Mu Yazhe is only engaged right now; what he has is merely a fiancée. Is he married yet? I don't think so. How can you say that I'm destroying their marriage?"
"Brother Mu is already engaged to Mu Wanrou!" the latter blurted angrily.
Her choice of word did not escape her, though.
She had addressed her by name directly without any qualms.
This might be because she could not accept that woman as her uncle's fiancée.
She added. "So, what if they are engaged? It's only an engagement ordered by the family elders. He doesn't feel any love for the other party. How is this considered as me coming between them? Heh."
Her sneer thoroughly antagonized Song Enya.
That pushed her to rap blatantly. "Hah! You're too naïve for your own good! Do you think Brother Mu really likes you? He's just toying with you! Oh, c'mon. You really think that you can take this chance to earn a title and marry into a rich family? The Mu is the top elite family in the capital. Grandpa Mu won't ever let an actress enter the family! Are you thinking of marrying him? You'd be better off buying a pillow for your daydream as that'd be more realistic!"
She was clearly jeering at her for having such notion.
His niece's flagrant mocking was like driving a needle, dipped with salt, into her heart, causing her to feel unbearable pain.
Despite the pain she was experiencing inside, Yun Shishi toughened herself up and maintained her gracious smile. "What of that?"
"You…" Song Enya was aghast with the former's lack of shame and berated, "Shameless!"
"Well, let's say that your words are right." Pouting her lips innocently, Yun Shishi threw her a sympathetic look to hint that she knew of the latter's immoral affection for her uncle and continued resignedly. "I'm here to marry the rich—to snatch your Brother Mu that is Mu Wanrou's fiancée—and I'm the third party. Still…"
A brief moment passed, and then she looked up with a sharp glare at her. "What can you do about that?"
Song Enya lifted her palm high and sent a hard slap to her face.
Yun Shishi caught her wrist halfway, though. She looked meek and feeble, so the other woman did not expect her to possess this much strength! In fact, when she clenched her hand, a row of deep red marks appeared on Song Enya's fair wrist.
She, when truly antagonized, was akin to a ferocious kitten, which would swing its claws and return unimaginable pain to its aggressor.