Gentle Beast 38

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Courtship. . .

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Jǐ Xiǎo Ōu had never thought that word would ever apply to her, so she said helplessly, "But I'm human. . ."

"Reproductive isolation isn't a problem," Ryan interrupted her, "After years of evolution, the races have very little obstacles between them. You don't have to worry about that."

Alongside humans, the races of the Bornia continent also paid great attention to lineage.

Just one thing, Ryan did not tell Jǐ Xiǎo Ōu truthfully.

Although the interrelations between races could produce offspring, the offspring had great uncertainty.

Could be gifted, or mentally handicapped, or mediocre.

Either way, they were never accepted by the races.

"No, I don't mean that," Jǐ Xiǎo Ōu wanted to weep but had no tears. Who wanted to discuss reproduction with him!

Even without the segregation, she did not want to have a baby with a leopard, ah. . .

She hadn't even grown up yet!

"I can't be yours, I'm going to leave sooner or later," Jǐ Xiǎo Ōu forced herself to calm down and sort out her thoughts, trying to have a good conversation with Ryan.

She did not know why Ryan would say that, nor did she know why he was suddenly "courting" her. But she knew she could not accept it. Not when one was a leopard and one human. She wanted to go home and would leave sooner or later.

Ryan was silent, then said, "If you still want to leave after finding Pat, I won't stop you."

Jǐ Xiǎo Ōu was slightly surprised. Was he telling the truth?

But, after she thought about it, if he helped her find the turtle called Pat, could she still feel comfortable leaving?

What kind of woman was she to use him and then toss him aside?

But, even without leaving, she could not convince herself to stay. After all, her parents weren't there and she was unfamiliar with everything.

Jǐ Xiǎo Ōu, after thinking, finally made her decision and grabbed her backpack, walking around Ryan to step outside the house, "I'm going to go find him."

She just walked out the door when she came to a stop.

A white-striped female leopard stood outside the courtyard. She saw her come out and looked up. The leopard's eyes were beautiful and her skin was white. Her face and neck were marked with obvious scars. Jǐ Xiǎo Ōu did not know how long she had waited there. The leopard gave a shy smile and asked in the leopard language, "My name is Olympus, is Ryan Chief in?"

Jǐ Xiǎo Ōu did not understand, she only learned simple words, and blinked, "What did you say?"

The leopard female named "Olympus" was also startled and did not understand Jǐ Xiǎo Ōu's words.

Olympus was one of the females rescued by Ryan from the saber-toothed tiger tribe.

Due to the brutal treatment of the tigers all year round, her temperament was somewhat timid and very different from the usual leopard females.

If it were Suzanna, she would have broken into the house early in the morning and not wait obediently outside the door.

Unfortunately, Jǐ Xiǎo Ōu was not in the mood to talk to her and hurriedly walked out when Ryan did not come outside.

Then, Ryan also walked out, his tall figure blocking the entire doorway and the pressure around him low.

As soon as she same Ryan, Olympus bent her mouth in a smile and stepped forward, "Chief Ryan, I'm Olympus. Thanks for saving me from the tigers. . . I. . ."

Ryan strode past her and she did not know if he listened to her, "It's not to my credit. It's the others that rescued you, you don't have to thank me."

Having said that, he walked out of the courtyard.

In a moment, he came back holding the girl's small buttocks on his arm and her upper body tossed over his shoulder. The action seemed rude but it protected her body well.

When he passed by, Olympus heard him say something to Jǐ Xiǎo Ōu but unfortunately, because they were using human language, so Olympus did not understand it.

"If you have any dissatisfaction with me, you can just mention it. Don't always think about running away. Even if chasing you doesn't take much effort, your body is not all that good and even small stints will cause problems."

Jǐ Xiǎo Ōu's small face was red, though she didn't know if it was from shame or anger, and she suppressed, "Ryan, I saved you!"

Ryan's voice was deliberate, "I will never forget."

Then why. . . was he still doing this?!

Jǐ Xiǎo Ōu shouldn't be so mad. If she had known Táo Táo would become like this, she. . . she wouldn't have tried saving him and wouldn't give him milk to drink or jerky to eat!

But no matter how annoyed she was, Jǐ Xiǎo Ōu could not resist Ryan's strength and let him carry her into the house.

"Ryan Chief. . ." a voice interrupted from behind Ryan and Jǐ Xiǎo Ōu.

Ryan looked sideways to find Olympus hadn't left yet and stood opposite them. He had no recollection of this female and asked, "Was there anything else?"

Olympus quickly explained, "Elder Scarlet said there weren't enough empty houses in the clan. Crissy and I don't have a place to life. The elders told me to ask you to let us stay here. Once there are new houses, we will move away. . ."

One had to say, Elder Scarlet was kind to Ryan.

The females in the tribe were scarce and they gave Ryan two.

Ryan's house was not small. There was a bedroom to sleep and there was a warehouse. If it was tidied up, people could live there.

"There was space," Ryan's voice was calm and without inflection, "But now it has already been taken."

Olympus looked at Jǐ Xiǎo Ōu's body and hesitated, unable to keep from asking, "This female?"

Ryan was noncommittal.

He really wanted to clean up the warehouse, but not to let Jǐ Xiǎo Ōu stay there.

It was best for his woman to live with him.

The warehouse was going to be converted into a kitchen in the future. This squeamish human couldn't eat raw food, and to take care of her appetite, he had to learn how to use a kitchen.

End Chapter 38 of 77

14 comments:

  1. Meatbun Delivery~
    Thank you for the chapter ( ●w●)

    Aww.. so sweet~ 🤗 TaoTao is willing to change for Ou~ 😍
    But poor Olympus.. she didn't even get any recognition or pity at all..

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    1. Nope. No room for sympathy when he's got someone else to focus on!

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  2. Sheesh, that Olympus is just cannon fodder. Taotao, I like your one sided thinking of "OU" mind. Hahha. His woman already and a planned kitchen to boot😻😻😻😻😻😻 and Ou still not in agreement yet 😈😁😈😁😁

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    1. Ou needs more than just a kitchen~
      She wants a big closet for all her brand clothes and shoes~ 👠👜👗
      Oh and a diamond ring too~ 💍

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    2. LOL! Yep. I think you two have said just about everything I could have so I'm going to lurk in the corner~!

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  3. How old is Ou?

    So leopard's human form is furly?n

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    1. If I remember correctly, Ou should be 16-17 years old. So she's young, but she's at the prime age to be adaptable and open minded. I wouldn't have minded if she was another couple years older, considering the romance aspect here, but considering how she could be younger than that, I think she's handling things pretty well.

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  4. Next Ryan would be thinking of.... Thanks for this chapter.

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    1. To be honest, Ryan probably has renovations all planned out. You're welcome~!

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  5. It's good how Ryan blocks out all advances from other leopards right from the beginning. Although it is not their way, the female leopards will be clear about his intentions.

    And Ryan's so cute!!!! I wish he'd talk to her directly about being exclusive..cause that's what she's worried about.

    Thanks for the chapter Twix!! :3

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    1. I totally agree. He's entirely straightforward about everything right now, and to be honest, I think you'll be really satisfied with how she finds out he means "Exclusive exclusive".

      You're welcome!!

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  6. Thanks for the chapter :3

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  7. Ryan is so thoughtful! Hmm, with this brain of his, no wonder he's the boss!

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