When Su Tang asked them about what was the matter, Su Yongshun and Madam Qin exchanged glances before saying slowly: “It’s nothing much, it’s just that Chen Xiuxiu has been making trouble this whole time. She’s been saying that you lied to her or something, and Sun Tiezhu even brought her to town with her to look for you one time, but in the end, they couldn’t find you. Because of that, she has been coming to our Su family to make trouble.”
Speaking to this point, both Su Yonshun and Madam Qin felt a little embarrassed. After all, anyone could see that Chen Xiuxiu was just deliberately being unreasonable. In the first place, she should be finding the village chief to settle things for this kind of issue, not looking for the Su family. However, because of what had happened last time, Su Tang had thoroughly offended the village chief Wang Changhe, so he certainly had no plans to step out and help the situation.
Rather, he just told Chen Xiuxiu to discuss the problem with the siblings or their relatives directly, after all, wasn’t Su Tang very capable? She should be able to handle things without him interfering.
It was needless to say what kind of people Chen Xiuxiu and Sun Tiezhu were, so with that ‘blessing’ they had continuously come around to find trouble with the Su family.
Su Tang had thought that perhaps something serious had happened, but unexpectedly this was the problem. When she had first came to town she had been very busy with her own affairs, making soap, opening her shop, and so on, so she had almost completely forgotten about Chen Xiuxiu.
“She dares to say that I lied to her? Just how many people were watching back then? How could I have lied? Heh, I even opened my mouth and let her escape being labeled with the reputation of a thief back then, but she dares to make trouble now?” Su Tang snorted.
Su Yongshun and Madam Qin nodded along. The main point was that Sun Tiezhu and Chen Xiuxiu were just acting unreasonable.
Obviously, everyone had watched Chen Xiuxiu give Su Tang her silver bracelets and then take Su Tang’s two cloth bags in exchange. However, after that Chen Xiuxiu started claiming that when she went to town to sell the bags the satin was already gone! She told everyone that Su Tang had cheated her and that she wanted to demand compensation.
Of course, Su Tang had somewhat expected Chen Xiuxiu’s reaction. After all, it wasn’t like she had known her house was going to collapse, so there was no way she would have really sewn satin into those two bags of grain in advance, right?
Back then, after thinking quickly, she had just decided to have the orange cat play this little trick, and he had done so splendidly. She really had to say that although the little orange guy had seemed quite useless at first, he finally began to show hints of being a Divine Beast after she had upgraded her space a few times. Of course, it was still meowing and acting like a cat all the time, which somewhat undercut that image.
The orange cat seemed to somehow feel her contemptuous evaluation, and his eyes turned to glare at her before he viciously exploded with: Meow…
Su Tang ignored the orange cat’s antics. Anyway, back then Su Tang had asked Chen Xiuxiu if she really needed to be greedy for her little bit of food, but Chen Xiuxiu had remained stubborn, so Su Tang had decided to teach her a small lesson.
After all, Su Tang knew that Chen Xiuxiu’s eyes would be blinded by greed after she saw those two pieces of satin. Although they were only two small pieces, they were still satin, which was very valuable.
However, Su Tang happened to know that Qinghe Town was the only place nearby that would be able to buy this satin, and on top of that, the satin would probably end up in front of Mrs. Wang, the shopkeeper that Su Tang had worked with before. Su Tang still vividly remembered how that Mrs. Wang had tried to swallow up a large part of the profits from Su Tang’s work back then, so she had some understanding of the woman’s character.
And although this dark loli usually looked breezy and indifferent, in reality, she was one to hold long grudges. Thus, she had thought rapidly and decided to dig a pit for both Mrs. Wang and Chen Xiuxiu.
And, as expected, it wasn’t long before Chen Xiuxiu really brought the two old cloth bags lined with satin to Mrs. Wang to sell. But as soon as Mrs. Wang saw what Chen Xiuxiu had brought in, she knew it was a good thing and wanted it for herself, so she played a trick. First, she gave Chen Xiuxiu the money and everything seemed fine, but unfortunately, the moment Chen Xiuxiu turned around the two cloth bags, which were originally lined with satin, “mysteriously” turned into just ordinary old coarse cloth bags.
Mrs. Wang quickly declared that she had been fooled and denounced Chen Xiuxiu for tricking her. Chen Xiuxiu had turned back and immediately began arguing with Mrs. Wang, and of course neither woman had been willing to give any ground.
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