Transmigrated into the Cannon Fodder’s Daughter - Chapter 29.1
The line used to be popular in the entertainment industry: “I heard the Li family stocks are down.”
“Wake up. Don’t daydream. Get up and help.”
Although it was a rumor, it represented everyone’s trust in the Li family. Multiple people criticized the Li family for kicking out Xu Manqin and bringing in Li Qianfei, a living koi. After Li Qianfei became the second young miss of the Li family, the stock prices spiked, which was the reason why Li Nanjue and Zhan Jiayin received so many blessings on their wedding day.
No one thought that the koi luck would shatter. The Li family stocks were down!
Ren Shaotang felt like his soul left his body. The sounds around him merged and drifted away into one big mess.
Zhan Jiayin’s sharp voice pulled Ren Shaotang back into reality. The Zhan Jiayin in front of him was a gentle yet strong woman who tolerated pain when she was bullied.
Unknowingly, Zhan Jiayin lost her temper. With trembling lips, she said, “What did you say?”
Xiao Gao wanted to cry. The Li family paid her, and if Jiayin’jie had bad luck, Xiao Gao doubted she would be able to find a better paying job for herself.
“It’s true! Every share fell by 0.7.”
The Li family shares cost 5.82 yuan on the stock market. Overnight, it had fallen by 0.7, which was a pain many investors couldn’t bear. This also meant that the 12 billion dollars worth of shares Ren Shaotang bought would’ve shrunk by at least one billion.
Zhan Jiayin’s expression was frantic. “How did it fall?” Just how? With Qianfei around, how could they fall?
As a wedding gift, Zhan Jiayin received 3% of shares in the company. At the time, it was an astronomical price, which made people envious of her.
Xiao Gao sullenly said, “Something happened to Qianxing.”
Xiao Gao was still inexperienced in the field. When she graduated, she was assigned to a small star who was only 18 years old. When she made a mistake, the star scolded and slapped her. When Zhan Jiayin witnessed this, she scolded the young star and allowed Xiao Gao to be her manager. When Xiao Gao became Zhan Jiayin’s assistant, Xiao Gao peaked in her career. Most of the matters regarding Zhan Jiayin were handled by her other manager, Zhang’jie, which led to Xiao Gao’s inexperience.
Even if big stars were struggling in their private affairs, they still needed to show a glamorous side in front of the cameras. If they showed their defeated selves, there’d be an army of anti-fans waiting to crush them.
However, at this time, Ren Shaotang and Zhan Jiayin were caught up in their own emotions and completely forgot about this possibility.
The crew, who were celebrating, noticed what was happening in the corner of the room. After all, any little interaction between Ren Shaotang and Zhan Jiayin would be noticed. Hence, the gossip spread from Ren Shaotang and Zhan Jiayin to the entire crew.
Oh my God! The Li family stocks are down! And something happened to Zhan Jiayin’s son!
Even the Director stopped drinking his liquor and tuned in with his ears open. Occasionally, he exchanged glances with his assistant.
This was… so interesting!
“What happened to Qianxing? Isn’t he abroad finishing his thesis?” Zhan Jiayin asked.
Some time ago, she wasn’t able to get through on the phone to him. Qianfei had told her that Qianxing was writing his thesis in seclusion, and was temporarily cut off from the outside world. Zhan Jiayin trusted Qianfei and believed she had such a studious son. Qianxing wasn’t like other rich sons; he was smart and self-disciplined.
“The internet says he’s been arrested, and there are pictures,” Xiao Gao choked out. After the news came out, the Li family stocks plummeted. Li Nanjue only had one son, Li Qianxing, who was expected to take charge after Li Nanjue retired. Now that something happened to him, those interested in the Li family would naturally pull back.
Zhan Jiayin weakly clasped her phone as she looked at the headlines. As usual, the headlines were exaggerated.
“Li Qianxing was arrested? From a patriotic schoolboy to an inmate?”
Although the photo was blurry, Zhan Jiayin could still tell the boy was her son. In the photo, he was handcuffed and pressed to the car.
Zhan Jiayin’s mind was chaotic, and she could only repeat, “How did this happen? Did they arrest the wrong person?”
Ren Shaotang’s mental capacity was stronger than Zhan Jiayin’s, and he was trying to comfort Zhan Jiayin when his assistant came over with a bitter face.
“Tang’ge, did you not check your phone?”
Ren Shaotang’s phone was out of battery, and he forgot to charge it. After charging it with a rechargeable battery, he turned it on to find dozens of missed calls from his grandfather. The Ren family had just bought 10% of the shares, and now that such a disaster had happened, Master Ren couldn’t sit still. In just one night, they had lost a billion dollars.
Ren Shaotang’s phone was out of battery before, and he forgot to charge it. He directly got a rechargeable battery, and when he turned it on, there were dozens of missed calls, all from his grandfather. The Ren family just bought 10% of the shares, and now that such a big thing had happened, Master Ren naturally couldn’t sit still. In just one night, he lost a billion dollars. Even if the old man Ren had weathered the big storms, his heart could not bear this.
Ren Shaotang didn’t forget to comfort Zhan Jiayin. “Jiayin, don’t worry. I’ll help you! I’ll rescue Qianxing.”
Zhan Jiayin looked at him with teary eyes and nodded her head. “I trust you.”
Those three simple words invigorated Ren Shaotang. He decided to go home and properly discuss the situation with his grandfather and find a way to save Qianxing. Although he didn’t like Qianxing because he had Nanjue’s face, Qianxing was still Jiayin’s son, so Shaotang was willing to find a way to help him.
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