Chapter 34 (1/2)
It is impossible to castrate a dog. It can only be taken away and disciplined.
Against Lu Qiming’s overwhelming anger, Jiang Miaomiao scooped up Jiang Meimu, ready to take it to a corner to teach it a lesson alone.
But the other party is not ashamed of the name she gave it, and its weight has grown rapidly, and she can’t hold her in the middle of her arms, so it can only be dragged on the ground.
After finally avoiding Lu Qiming’s gaze, she pressed Jiang Meimu against the wall and said seriously:
“You are not allowed to ride him again, do you hear me?”
Jiang Meimu seemed terrified and dared not move its tail between his legs.
Seeing that the cub she raised with her own hands was so pitiful, her tone softened a little.
“I know that you can’t control yourself when you become emotional, it wasn’t intentional, but you also have to think about your own life. You can’t just put your safety aside for a while, right? You didn’t see him like that just now. He wants to throw you out. If you do it a few more times, maybe he will secretly throw you while I am away!”
Jiang Meimu stuck out its long pink tongue and licked the back of her hand.
Her heart softened. She let go of her hand, held it in her arms and stroked the dog’s head.
“Hey, don’t provoke him in the future. If you can’t bear it, use something else. Come on, I’ll find you a new toy now.”
Jiang Miaomiao put it on the ground and took it to the toy area.
After eating, Lu Qiming took a bath in the men’s bathroom alone.
The weather has been very hot recently, and they have been taking cold showers.
Mineral water is used for bathing. There is a bucket in front of him, and the water is made up of ten bottles of mineral water.
In the current environment, this is obviously a luxury. Fortunately, there is countless mineral water in the supermarket, and they are all calculated in full boxes, which can supply them for their squandering.
Lu Qiming took off his clothes, picked up a handful of water and splashed it on his body. His gaze swept across his chest when he lowered his head and landed on a scar.
The scar is under the collarbone, near the heart. About the size of a matchbox, it is an irregular polygon.
Judging from the appearance of the scar, it looks like the skin and flesh there have been dug out, and then new skin has grown.
He put his hand on it, closed his eyes, and countless terrifying and depressing memories emerged in his mind.
The body suddenly became icy cold, the air was so heavy that it was hard to breathe, and the ceiling was covered with blackness as if it was about to fall down.
He felt like he was stuck in a quagmire, helpless and sinking.
Suddenly, a voice came into his ear.
“Lu Qiming, are you inside?”
The chaos broke open, and a ray of light shot in.
He came out of the water, gulping for breath.
“I was scared to death. I thought something happened to you. I can’t find you everywhere. Say hello to me next time you need to take a shower.”
The woman was nagging outside, his chest fluctuated violently, and he raised the corners of his mouth and smiled softly.
“It’s okay, I’ll take a shower too. By the way, I’ve taught Meimu a lesson for you, so don’t worry about it, okay?”
“It is good.”
“Hee hee, I knew you were generous.”
The woman laughed and walked away, probably to carry mineral water.
Qiming stopped looking at the scars, took a quick shower, and left the men’s room.
If there is anything wrong with being with him, it is that she is getting less and less used to being alone.
The next morning, the two were sorting things out in the supermarket.
Even after throwing a lot, there are still more usable supplies left than they imagined, and they need to spend most of their time managing them.
To save time, they had to run all over the supermarket without taking a bottle of soy sauce. They gathered the supplies, piled the empty shelves next to them, and kept them for backup.
Jiang Miaomiao arranged things according to the remaining shelf lifetime, putting the short ones in front and the long ones in the back.
This will ensure that every time they take something in the future, what they get is within the warranty period.
Just one day later, she cleared out another batch of expired food.
A few boxes of instant noodles, a few boxes of snail noodles, a few boxes of ham sausage, and her favorite chili sauce.
Jiang Miaomiao pushed a cart of expired food and was reluctant to throw it away.
Especially snail noodles, in the era when you can’t eat roadside stalls and hot pot, this is a treasure!
She lay on the cart handle and looked at Lu Qiming.
“How about we take it apart, dry it in the sun. Then keep it for eating? I read a popular science article before, saying that the actual shelf life of many foods is longer than it is marked. So even if it exceeds the shelf life, it is still edible.”
“You eat it by yourself after drying it?”
Lu Qiming rode a ladder to check the goods on the top floor.
“I will eat it.”
“Okay.” He nodded, looked at the labels on the goods and said casually: “At this time next year, I will go to your grave to burn incense.”
“…Hey, I’m helping everyone save food. Don’t look at it a lot now, there will always be a day to sit and eat mountain air.”
Lu Qiming nimbly jumped down the stairs, picked up the notebook in her hand, wrote down a few notes, and patted her head.
“You don’t need to save anyone. You, I will be thankful for feeding you fatter.”
Jiang Miaomiao’s cheeks became hot, and she lowered her head and muttered.
“If you want to feed fat, you can feed fat. How about you as a pig?”
“If you want to feed it fatter, and you can do it. Are you raising a pig?”
“Just kidding, where do you have a pig with a high IQ.”
The shyness in her heart disappeared immediately, and she raised her fist to threaten.
“Lu Qiming, I warn you not to push f too far!”
Lu Qiming smiled and waved at her.
“Come with me, I’ll show you something good.”
“You’ll know when You see it.”
It’s so mysterious. What tricks is he going to do?
Jiang Miaomiao followed behind him, bypassed several shelves, and came to a wall.
Lu Qiming raised his hand.
Jiang Miaomiao looked at the things by the wall and was so shocked that she couldn’t speak.
One… a whole wall of menstrual towels!
Sophie, Kao, Hushubao, Leerya… Countless brands, daily use, night use, liquid models, as well as tampons, and safety pants, meet all her needs.
Menstrual towels have a long shelf life, at least two to three years. She no longer has to worry about her menstrual coming!
Lu Qiming said: “When the work at hand is over, we will set aside a special room to prevent moisture and move all these things in.”
Jiang Miaomiao’s eyes popped.
“Why are you so nice?”
Lu Qiming has always been thick-skinned, and he never ambiguously praised himself. Still, now that she praised him so sincerely, he felt embarrassed and coughed twice.
“Don’t waste time, let’s calculate the materials in our hands.”
The two came to sit by the window, put the book on the table and spread it out.
Instant food, 480 boxes.
Snacks, 623 boxes.
For staple food, 5 tons of rice, 2 tons of flour, and 3.5 tons of others.
Beverages: 6.8 tons of mineral water and 7.6 tons of others.
Nutrients: 560 boxes of milk powder, 321 boxes of brewed beverages, and 280 boxes of the rest.
289 paper towels, 586 packs of menstrual towels, 409 rolls of garbage bags, and 1067 packs in total.
Kitchen utensils: 189 pots, 96 kettles, 65 boxes of bowls and plates, 23 boxes of forks, spoons and chopsticks, and 305 pieces in total.
36 boxes of shower gel, 48 boxes of shampoo, 45 boxes of toothpaste and toothbrush, and 40 boxes of detergent.
The two counted the numbers until noon, and Jiang Miaomiao was dizzy but extremely happy in her heart.
Mom, she got rich! Hahaha!
“I’m so hungry, who is willing to make lunch?”
Jiang Miaomiao lay on the table and asked pitifully on purpose.
Lu Qiming closed the notebook.
“If you want me to do it, just say it directly, why beat around the bush.”
He also acts cute and pretends to be pitiful. That’s what he does.
Jiang Miaomiao chuckled.
“That’s because you cook delicious food and I feel bad if I don’t eat a meal. I have other things to do.”
She tiptoed to the shelf, took down a large can of mung beans, shook it at him, and ran to find the washbasin.
It doesn’t matter if there are no vegetables, give her a handful of beans and a bottle of water, and she can grow a small vegetable garden.
Lu Qiming looked at her back, sighed helplessly, and rolled up his sleeves to cook.
In the morning, they soaked fungus, shiitake mushrooms and dried shrimp in advance and made three fresh noodles for lunch.
Lu Qiming brought several boxes of mineral water. She stacked them up as a table, put a cutting board and a kitchen knife on them, and began to chop vegetables.
The weather was hot and even hotter standing by the stove. Not long after the fire was lit, his clothes were soaked with sweat.
Lu Qiming wiped his forehead with the back of his hand and stirred the side dishes in the wok when suddenly he felt a cool breeze blowing from behind.
Looking back, he didn’t know when she came back and suddenly fanned him with a large cardboard in both hands.
“Thank you for your hard work, keep doing it, or leave me alone.”
She smiled brightly and kept moving her hands.
The air volume is very small, not as good as air conditioners and electric fans, and has little effect on the environment.
But Lu Qiming’s heart inexplicably calmed down. He was no longer irritable due to the heat and concentrated on cooking, wanting to do his best.
The three fresh noodles are out of the pot, and the white vermicelli is dotted with black shredded fungus, shredded shiitake mushrooms, and bright red dried shrimp. The soup is clear and shiny and pleasing to the eye.
Jiang Miaomiao finished a bowl in one breath and went to the pot again.
“It’s so delicious, how about making this at night?”
Lu Qiming smiled wryly, “You really use me as a cook.”
“What to do, what to do, I will help you make a fire and fan next to you.”
How could he say no? He can only nod in agreement.
After lunch, the two of them took a short nap and started working again at two o’clock.
Things were almost sorted out, and yesterday Lu Qiming suggested finding a generator, which became their goal for the afternoon.
The two searched the entire floor and found nothing, so they went upstairs.
As soon as they entered the lobby, Jiang Miaomiao was stunned. The upstairs of the supermarket where they had been staying for almost a month was actually a luxury hotel!
The hotel occupies a full four floors, with restaurants, meeting rooms, an indoor swimming pool, sauna, gymnasium and other facilities. There are hundreds of guest rooms, and the decoration is more luxurious than she imagined.
If she had known that the conditions above were so good, why would she have to squeeze together with Lu Qiming and sleep on the nursery room floor for a month?
Jiang Miaomiao was as excited as a bird escaping from the cage and couldn’t wait to see the level of the guest room.
Lu Qiming followed behind her, holding a small chainsaw, and reminded her: “Go slowly and pay attention to safety.”
She stopped and waited for him, and when he came to her side, she took his arm affectionately and moved forward together.
The hotel has long had a power outage, and the backup battery of the electronic door lock has been exhausted in the past six months. Therefore, the guest rooms’ doors are unlocked and can be opened with a push unless they are manually locked from the inside.
The two visited one by one.
The twenty-first floor is the lobby, conference room and restaurant.
The 22nd and 23rd floors are ordinary guest rooms.
The twenty-fourth floor is divided into two parts, the fitness room, swimming pool, and sauna room, and the other is the high-end suite.
The facilities of ordinary guest rooms are already very good, better than all the hotels Jiang Miaomiao stayed in before the end of the world.
When they came to the suite area and saw the furnishings inside, they were even more stunned and couldn’t bear to move their feet.
“Is this door also a guest room?”
Jiang Miaomiao noticed another room. The door was different from the others. It was very luxurious and high-grade.
She pushed it away, went in and turned around, covering her mouth in surprise.
This, this… is this the legendary presidential suite?
Gilded sinks, huge jacuzzi tubs, large round beds with tulle curtains.
Independent swimming pool, piano, private library, office, reception room, and a full set of Hermès bath products.
She walked to the window and opened the heavy silk embroidered curtains, wanting to experience the feeling of standing in the presidential suite overlooking the city. But found that the floor-to-ceiling windows in front of her were different from those seen in other places.
Lu Qiming came over and tapped it with his knuckles, saying:
Floor-to-ceiling bulletproof glass encloses the entire suite, rivaled only by the vault in the basement.
Jiang Miaomiao excitedly said, “Isn’t it very safe here?”
Lu Qiming raised his eyebrows.
“Why do you want to live here?”
She didn’t hide it and said bluntly:
“There is no proper bed to sleep in the supermarket. We sleep on the floor every day. For safety, we have to squeeze into the small mother and baby room. I sleep so badly that I almost suffer from lumbar spine problems. We can go back to sleep here at night and sleep during the day. I Ate and worked at the supermarket. There is also some food and water here, in case of danger, you can come here to hide, isn’t it good?”
Lu Qiming thought for a while and nodded.
“Okay, which room are you going to sleep in?”
Is this still an option? Of course, it is the presidential suite in front of me.
But there are three bedrooms in the suite, which one should I sleep in?
Jiang Miaomiao especially went around each bedroom. The largest one should be the master bedroom, which is estimated to be 50 square meters in size and has its own bathroom and bathtub.
The other two are smaller, so don’t choose just the master bedroom.
Jiang Miaomiao jumped onto the round bed that looked comfortable and rolled around.
The quilt has been left unattended for half a year and smells a bit musty. It doesn’t matter, just put it in the sun to dry it.
She hugged the pillow and said to Lu Qiming, who was standing beside the bed:
“You sleep on the left side at night, and I sleep on the right side, okay? I want to lie in bed and watch the sunrise.”
The floor is so high, the view is not blocked, and the scenery must be beautiful.
Lu Qiming was slightly surprised.