Proofread and Edited by KitKat
Back home, Mo Di took a bath and had a good night’s sleep all the way to the morning of New Year’s Eve.
Early that morning, Mo Di heard the festive sound of firecrackers and felt nostalgic for the long-forgotten New Year atmosphere. He was about to open his curtain and look outside when he was struck with a thought – weren’t firecrackers banned a long time ago?!
He got out of bed, put on his slippers and left his room. Right outside his door, he saw Mu Tian Heng standing by the living room table with a plate of freshly baked butter toast in his hand.
The rich aroma and the steam made him feel like he had just entered a bakery.
Mo Di was deeply entranced. He smiled sweetly and a little dimple appeared on his cheek.
Mu Tian Heng saw him and smiled back. He placed the toast on the table and went to him, “It’s still early, why don’t you sleep some more?”
“It’s already half-past seven.” Mo Di looked around and asked, “Brother, did you set off firecrackers?”
“No. A friend heard I was celebrating the Lunar New Year here and sent me an audio file which I did not expect to be so loud.” Mu Tian Heng rubbed Mo Di’s hair, “Did I wake you?”
“No, I was already up,” Mo Di replied. He grabbed Mu Tian Heng’s hand off his head and said softly, “Brother, don’t rub anymore, it’s already messy.”
Mu Tian Heng only laughed at his little complaint. He lifted Mo Di and positioned him on his waist.
“How about I let you mess with my hair as well?”
Mo Di was startled when he was suddenly lifted off his feet, but when he realized that he was being carried by Mu Tian Heng, his face turned red instantly.
“How’s the view from a higher vantage?”
Mu Tian Heng gently bumped Mo Di up and Mo Di wrapped his legs around those strong abdominal muscles. With one hand on Mo Di’s thigh and the other supporting his waist, he looked at him and said, “This is a good chance for you to take your revenge, are you sure you don’t want to do it?”
Mo Di wrapped his hands around Mu Tian Heng’s shoulders and lowered his head. He gazed deep into those eyes that seemed to be sucking him in and his ears turned red.
“I… I never said I wanted to mess up your hair.” Mo Di’s heart was pounding. In Mu Tian Heng’s eyes he saw a brilliance that was filled with tenderness and affection. He averted his eyes and avoided Mu Tian Heng’s gaze.
“You’re being soft on me?” Mu Tian Heng’s eyes were getting darker. He went over to the dining table and gently placed Mo Di on it. With his hands on both sides of Mo Di, he looked into his eyes and said, “Did you miss me the past few days?”
“Yes,” Mo Di answered without even having to think. “I miss you every day.”
“I miss my little Mo Di too,” Mu Tian Heng’s left hand slid over Mo Di’s hand and his right hand delicately stroked the back of Mo Di’s head. He leaned in and kissed him on the lips.
“Brother misses you every day. I miss having dinner with you. I miss being able to hold you whenever I want. I miss having you in my arms.”
In between his words, Mu Tian Heng kissed Mo Di’s forehead, eyes, cheeks, nose tip, and finally landed on his lips. “Good thing that you’re on vacation and that game competition can’t take you away from me.”
Mu Tian Heng’s alluring and magnetic voice rang through his head, giving Mo Di a fever that would not come down. All of a sudden, Mo Di found great courage and put his arms around Mu Tian Heng’s neck. He whispered softly, “I miss you too” then tilted his head and planted a kiss on Mu Tian Heng’s Adam’s apple.
… He even lingered the tip of his tongue over the most prominent part of the node.
“I missed you very much.”
“!” Mu Tian Heng was too stunned to move but his eyes turned a shade darker.
“… Little one, after today, you’ll be nineteen in nominal years.”
Mo Di was bewildered as to why Mu Tian Heng would say this all of a sudden. He looked up but was immediately pulled into Mu Tian Heng’s muscular chest.
Mu Tian Heng held Mo Di down and locked him in place. Mo Di could even feel the defined shape of his abs.
“Brother? Brother… Uhm!”
Mo Di’s mouth was blocked as Mu Tian Heng’s tongue entered and pried his jaws apart. Instantly, Mo Di felt a strange sensation as excitement took over his body, making him numb to the spine. His hands on Mu Tian Heng’s shoulders involuntarily tightened.
“Brother! Brother, um…”
Mo Di’s voice was once again muffled by Mu Tian Heng.
Mu Tian Heng’s kiss this time was obviously different from before. Mo Di felt he was being swallowed up by him. His breathing was turning into gasps and his face was blood red. While his thoughts ran amok, his nerves only seemed to register the sensation of being kissed by Mu Tian Heng.
Mu Tian Heng reclined towards Mo Di and leaned on him, savoring the sweetness in his mouth. His shirt collar was slightly opened and with a hand around Mo Di, he pressed him into his chest and clasped his other hand with Mo Di’s.
Their interaction was filled with intensity and Mu Tian Heng was obviously swelling with a heat that was ready to explode but with that well-groomed appearance of his, no one would have guessed that…
Worthy of being called a beast in sheep’s clothing.
Mu Tian Heng took in the warmth and sweetness that lingered in his mouth as their chests were plastered onto each other. The intimate kisses and touches were barely enough to sustain his desires as he sought to plunder for more.
Mo Di was kissed until he was almost out of breath and his body had lost all its strength that he gave Mu Tian Heng a slight push and murmured, “Brother stop….. Stop…”
But Mu Tian Heng did not restrain himself and continued to invade and lifted Mo Di up.
“Ah!” Mo Di exclaimed in surprise but his mouth was soon sealed again.
“Ummm… Brother, I’m suffocating.”
A yawning voice suddenly came from beyond the living room.
Lai De Si was stretching as he walked groggily into the living room. Turning around the corner, he saw Mo Di and Mu Tian Heng in the room and asked, “You guys are up early. What are you two playing? Lifting?”
Mo Di’s face was beet red; he could’ve easily cosplayed as a tomato without makeup.
Luckily they managed to separate in time before Lai De Si could see anything else…
If not, it would have been awkward!
Mo Di was struggling to get down but Mu Tian Heng did not loosen his grip. He held him to one side and used one hand to rub his hair then gently pinched his cheeks.
The desire and passion in his eyes could not be doused but he still had to let go. Reluctantly, he used his thumb and gently kneaded Mo Di’s lip and whispered to him, “There’s a little saliva here, be still.”
“!!!” Mo Di’s head buzzed loudly as his eyes widened.
“Alright, alright, I won’t tease you anymore.”
Seeing Mo Di staring at him with bewilderment, Mu Tian Heng couldn’t help but let out a soft laugh. His eyes returned to its usual tenderness and his smile was calm as ever. It was as though the hungry beast from a moment ago was just an illusion.
Mu Tian Heng released Mo Di and gave him a light kiss on his forehead.
“It’s my fault, I was a little impulsive just now. Don’t be angry with me, alright?”
Of course, Mo Di was not angry with him but he was still unable to talk to him. If there was a valve on his head, it would’ve let out a cloud of steam by now!
He now could understand why Lai De Si would always call Mu Tian Heng a beast.
“… I have to go back and change,” Mo Di turned and walked briskly back to his room.
As soon as he closed the door behind him, Mo Di jumped into bed and buried his steaming head into his pillow. His heart was thumping and his stomach was filled with butterflies.
He had now seen a whole new side of Mu Tian Heng that he did not know how to describe! How could Mu Tian Heng… How could he still restore his graceful appearance even after doing that?!
When Mo Di finally came out of his room twenty minutes later he found Lai De Si, who had clearly woken up before, lying asleep on the sofa.
Mu Tian Heng saw his confused look and said, “After you went back to your room, he took a spin around the living room and fell asleep on the sofa.
Mo Di was speechless. What was the point of him even waking up? Was he trying to break up their little tryst…
“Come have breakfast. I’ll reheat this toast for you. Have some milk first.”
Mu Tian Heng placed two plates of fried eggs and salad on the table and said to Mo Di, “It’s rare that I have the time to make you breakfast. Have a taste and tell me what I need to improve.”
“I think it’s perfect, you don’t have to change anything.” Mo Di ignored Lai De Si and strode quickly towards Mu Tian Heng but slowed down when he remembered the scene from before and blushed.
Mo Di hid his embarrassment and calmly ate his toast. The rich cheese and fragrant butter satisfied his taste buds immensely. The bread was soft yet crispy on the surface. It was toasted to perfection.
Only, it was a little cold.
“It’s delicious,” Mo Di said earnestly.
When he did not hear Mu Tian Heng’s response, Mo Di looked up and saw Mu Tian Heng staring intently at him with a smile on his face.
“?” Mo Di tilted his head, “Brother, what’s wrong?”
“Nothing. Drink your milk first.” Mu Tian Heng took away the basket of toast and put a cup of milk in Mo Di’s hand.
Mu Tian Heng turned and left. He laughed at how Mo Di pretended to be calm but was still flustered inside. He had even forgotten that the toast had yet to be reheated and had just stuffed it into his mouth.
That’s just… too adorable!