Chapter 367 - 367 Not Afraid of Compensation, As Long As She's Happy, I'll Pay
367 Not Afraid of Compensation, As Long As She’s Happy, I’ll Pay
After a while, Gu Nuo’er finished all the snacks Ye Siming had bought.
She rubbed her round stomach and sighed in satisfaction.
At this moment, a middle-aged man entered the teahouse with a kind smile on his face.
Gu Nuo’er pointed with her small hand. “There, that’s him. Elder Brother Siming, do you still remember?”
Ye Siming crossed his arms and looked over. A moment later, he recognized this person.
This man’s name was Duan Hanping.
When Gu Nuo’er was three years old, she got to know him when she went to inspect the porridge-giving stall.
Ye Siming remembered him as a warm-hearted mortal.
Later on, Duan Hanping even got a leisurely job in the government office to earn a living because Gu Nuo’er appreciated him.
The hardships of life had come to an end, and his family could fill their stomachs.
Therefore, when a guard called Zhang Sui came to his house yesterday and said that the princess wanted to see him, Duan Hanping quickly agreed.
He had originally arrived on time for the appointment today, but when he saw that Gu Nuo’er had already arrived, he looked apologetic.
“Princess, this commoner is really sorry for being late.”
Gu Nuo’er smiled, her round and fair face filled with an obedient and cute expression.
“It’s fine, Uncle Duan. I was the one who came early. It’s because Elder Brother Siming and I went to buy food. You’re not late. Please take a seat!”
Duan Hanping quickly bowed to Ye Siming before sitting opposite the two of them.
He wiped the sweat off his forehead and said, “Your Highness, may I ask what help you require from this commoner today?”
Gu Nuo’er rested her chin on her small hand, her eyes clear and sparkling. “Uncle Duan, you should know all the capital’s markets and shops very well, right?”
The child had thought about it before. Someone like Duan Hanping, who had grown up in the streets and alleys, was very well-informed about all the news in the streets.
As expected, Duan Hanping nodded. “Before this commoner received the princess’s grace, this commoner did odd jobs at the nearby dock and also went to some inns to be a waiter. This commoner is familiar with all the alleys and streets in the capital.”
Gu Nuo’er chuckled. “That makes things easy then. I want you to help me choose a shop. I want to open a shop and sell things. As for my requirements, it mustn’t be on a noisy street.
“I want it to come with a small courtyard. It’s best if it can have a few rooms. Oh, the most important thing is to be quiet.”
Duan Hanping thought for a moment and said, “This is easy to find. There are such shops in Fu’an Alley and Liuhua Alley. However… there might not be many people going there. If the princess wants to do business seriously, you might end up suffering losses.
Gu Nuo’er didn’t care at all. “It’s fine. I don’t care.”
Ye Siming said calmly, “We are not afraid of compensation. As long as she’s happy, I’ll pay.”
Duan Hanping saw how generous Ye Siming sounded. He knew that the people in front of him were a princess and a marquis respectively.
Neither of them lacked money and they are people who came out to spend money and have some fun.
Therefore, he said, “Alright, this commoner will bring the princess to take a look later.”
Gu Nuo’er jumped down from the chair and patted the crumbs off her small hands. “Let’s go now. I’m full anyway!”
Therefore, Duan Hanping led the way and the three of them first went to a remote street market.
As Duan Hanping had said, this place wasn’t near the main road, so there weren’t many pedestrians passing by.
Most of the shops were filled with jade, antiques, or flowers.
In short, they were not daily necessities that were popular.
Duan Hanping asked Gu Nuo’er to wait for him in the shade for a moment. He went to check to see if there were any shops for sale.
The child crossed her feet and swayed her small body as she watched the ants move.
At this moment, some fresh hibiscuses and peonies were put in front of her.
“Eh?” Gu Nuo’er looked up.
Ye Siming lowered his eyes and looked at her. “I remember that you like such useless things, so I casually bought a few.”