Bringing a Warehouse to the Song Dynasty! - 1
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It was dusk and the sun was setting. The workers and farmers in Yuncheng County have all returned home and the smell of cooking smoke was rising from the chimneys of every household.
At this time, a loud and not-so-friendly knock at a door suddenly rang out from Tianshui Alley on West Street. The irritable and heavy thumping at the door made the surrounding residents irritated and someone came out to see what happened. Just after seeing the appearance of the middle-aged man standing in front of the Sun’s courtyard, wearing shabby clothes, with only a few sparse hairs on his head, everyone flinched because this man is a famous person in the west of the city. Everyone watching returned to their homes quietly, that man was called Horny Old Man Hu and is someone that everyone cannot afford to provoke.
But after discovering that everyone was afraid of him, the Old Man Hu, looked even more arrogant. The sound of knocking the door became louder, and he shouted. “Little lady of the Sun family, I know you are inside. If you don’t come out again, I will come in on my own!”
If it was half a year ago, Old Man Hu would never dare to run to the front of the Sun’s house to be so presumptuous. After all, at that time, the Sun’s family was rich from business and not only had dealings going to the sea, but also opened a hotel on the west street of the county. There are also three or four males, which he cannot afford to provoke.
Six months ago, the Sun’s merchant ship had an accident at sea. Not only did the cargo lose it all, but the three father and sons who went to sea with the ship failed to come back alive.
More importantly, as a result, the Sun family’s wealth was completely exhausted in order to compensate for the funeral expenses of those on the same boat, and owed a huge debt to Zhang Wuye, which gave the old man, Hu, the opportunity to harass them. After all, he is a useful person to Zhang Wuye.
It is of course not only to collect debts that the old Hu decided to come here at this hour, but also because he has taken a fancy to the adopted daughter of the Sun family, thinking that he can take this opportunity to get this little gorgeous girl. As for the third son left over from the Sun family’s death, he didn’t put him in his eyes at all, because everybody knew that he was a useless person who was stupid and timid.
Just when the Old Hu showed a wretched smile thinking about the wonderful things he wanted to do after getting the daughter of the Sun family, the courtyard door opened. It was not the Sun family’s adopted daughter he had imagined that opened the door, but a sturdy, fifteen-year-old young man, Sun family’s third son.
“Third born, where’s your little lady?” Old Hu didn’t even look at this kid, but said to him, “I have something important to tell her.”
“If you have anything to tell me, you can tell me.” The teenager in front of him calmly looked at him and replied. This performance made Old Man Hu stunned. Why did this Sun’s third child suddenly change his personality and as he looked at the young man, the eyes that were formerly timid looked more complicated this time, making him even a bit afraid to stare at him.
After hesitating for a while, the old man, Hu Cai laughed: “You can be the decision maker? Do you know how much money your family owes Zhang Wuye now? That is a lot! Zhang Wuye, my lord has kindly spoken and let you pay back the money after some time. If not, not only will you use the house and hotel as collateral to repay the debt, but you will also be sued at the county office!”
In the eyes of Old Hu, these remarks are enough to scare the young man, who has never had an accident, so that he can further propose that he could speak on the kid’s behalf, and then justifiably ask for the daughter of the Sun family. This kid would then dare not to refuse.
Contrary to his expectations, the other party only sneered after hearing these words: “Old Hu, don’t lie to me, I have also read the IOU, and it says that it will be after the Dragon Boat Festival. The debt repayment day is three months away, and there are still two months left. What are you so anxious about?”
“You…” This time the Old Man Hu was really surprised. He looked at each other up and down like he met Sun for the first time, but he couldn’t speak for a while. How could this kid be so calm, is he not surprised by his own words?
But soon he calmed down again, and said without a smile, “Nevertheless, your family still won’t have any money…”
“At that time, I will have my own way of paying back the money.” Before he could finish talking, Sun interrupted and stared at the other party again: “If there is nothing else, please leave.” The door of the courtyard was closed loudly, and Old Man Hu felt completely defeated.
Frozen for a long while, Old Man Hu recovered from the shock. Aside from his anger, he was more in shock. How could the Sun Family’s third child suddenly change? No matter what – the expressions, words and actions are completely different from the past and especially those eyes which look so impervious…
This time, the old man had made a wrong guess. The third son and Sun Tu at the door had indeed changed people, but the soul was replaced. To be more precise, he was replaced by a 21st century traveler.
Sun Tu was originally a modern young man who had been retired for several years and worked as a security supervisor in a leading large-scale logistics and storage center in China. As a result, on the night of a thunderstorm, he was hit by lightning while patrolling the warehouse. When he woke up, he had become the 16-year-old boy with the same name and surname.
Through this physical memory, he knew that this time he had actually traveled through a thousand years of time and came to Yuncheng County, Shandong Province, which had been under the administration of the Song Dynasty for seven years.
It took two days for Sun Tu to completely accept this absurd reality, and he also knew his current situation. Now the only thing left in the Sun family is himself and her adoptive sister, Ya’er. She hadsalways been younger and took care of everything about Sun before, but now of course Sun Tu has to support the whole family.
At this time, when the courtyard door was closed, Ya’er finally poked her head out of the room: “Brother Brother, is that nasty vermin gone?” This is a pretty girl who is only thirteen or fourteen but with picturesque brows. She looked so pitiful.
Hearing this, Sun Tu had put away his aura and smiled gently at the little girl: “Don’t worry, Ya’er, I have driven him away, and he won’t dare to bully you again.”
“That’s good…” Ya’er let out a sigh of relief, but then she frowned again: “But we still owe a lot of money, what can we do in the future?”
Sun Tu walked up to her and touched the soft hair on top of her head. “Don’t worry, isn’t there more time? There is always a way to pay back the money before Dragon Boat Festival.”
“That’s ten guan…” Ya’er is still worried and authentic, even if the third brother now looks very different than before, which makes people feel at ease, but this huge debt still can’t be solved.
Sun Tu also knows that for the average person today, ten guan is equivalent to half a year’s income, but there is now less than two months before the Dragon Boat Festival. But he didn’t show the doubts in his heart, he just said: “Don’t we still have a hotel? As long as we manage it well, we might be able to pay back the money in two months.”
Ya’er just responded, but her face still didn’t improve much, because she knew the situation at the hotel was not optimistic.
Naturally, Sun Tu knew this well, so after comforting Ya’er with a few words, he returned to his house and his face showed worry once more. Although he knew that he could use less proper means to get money by his own ability, it was an illegal thing after all, and he would never do it unless it was a last resort.
But yesterday, the manager of the hotel, Mr. Yu Xiaohe, came to see him. He mentioned that the drinks in the store have been sold out. He was afraid it is difficult to maintain. What should I do next? Thinking about it, it’s really shameful that I am a traveler through time. As soon as others traverse, they can make perfume, soap, glass and cement to make a fortune, but I don’t know anything, and now I am even more helpless because of debts.
It seems that the ring is the only thing that came with him from the original world. Sun Tu glanced down at the ring on his left hand, and wanted to take it off. But as soon as he held the ring in his hand, strange things happened. He only felt that a black flower appeared before his eyes, and he appeared in a somewhat familiar warehouse.
“Here is…” Just as Sun Tu looked around in surprise, a voice rang from his ear: “Host, welcome to the Jizhongjie warehouse system. This system warehouse can provide you with various items, but because you have insufficient status and authority, you can only enter Warehouse 1.”
“There is this kind of thing?” Sun Tu murmured, and then walked over to the neat rows of boxes. At this time, he had recognized that this was actually one of the warehouses in the logistics center where he worked before. It seems that a thunderstorm that night not only crashed into the Song Dynasty, but also smashed that large logistics center into the so-called “Jizhongjie” warehouse system.
After understanding this, Sun Tu was still a little happy. After all, with the storage items that were ahead of the millennium, it was much easier for him to live in the unfamiliar Song Dynasty.
Only after opening a few boxes in a row and seeing clearly what was placed in them, his excitement fell. “Is this playing me? There is only a flavouring that even the supermarket places on the bottom of the corner shelf. Bags of wine? Can I still make a fortune with this? What about perfume soap and glass?”
He murmured about this cheating warehouse system, and Sun Tu opened several boxes one after another. As a result, all these goods were placed there. Among them, the most was bagged white wine, which was usually used for cooking. No one will drink it.
Well, it seems that this warehouse No. 1 is indeed the lowest-level existence in the entire system, and the blame lies with the conditions needed to enter it. After accepting this result, Sun Tu had no choice but to try to move one of the boxes filled with bags of white wine. Not to mention, the strength of this body is really not small. He didn’t take too much effort to lift himself up.
But then a question rose in him. “How can I bring these things back?”
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