Why did dad got beaten up, the younger brothers and sister couldn't answer. Cheng Xiao Xiao was too scared to ask mom, who'd been crying all day long every day.
The most important beam of the house had collapsed, and Mrs. Cheng had been crying day in and day out. The four siblings had been doing everything that they could muster.
Cheng Xiao Xiao had further found out from her siblings that she was injured while trying to save their dad and had been in a coma. Cheng Xiao Xiao, who had the same name, came from a much later time line had somehow taken her spot and become this Cheng Xiao Xiao.
"Big sister! Dinner is ready!" The little body of Lan Lan came through the curtain, shouting at Cheng Xiao Xiao who was zoning out.
The zoned out Cheng Xiao Xiao was brought back to reality. She forced a smile on herself, picked up her sister's hand and walked out of their room.
A simple yard, four straw houses, this was Cheng Xiao Xiao's house.
Inside the yard was a crude table and four stool. On top of the table was 5 crudely-made, steamy bowls. Lan Lan pulled from her grip and ran over to the table.
Mrs. Cheng was just coming out from the kitchen with a few corn buns in her hand. She should "Be careful, Lan Lan!" when she saw her running.
"Mom!" said Cheng Xiao Xiao, as she walked over and took the plate from Mrs. Cheng.
Mrs. Cheng smiled at her, then turned her attention to the three sitting kids, "You guys start, I am going to bring some food for your dad."
"Mom, you sit and eat. I can take this to dad."
Mrs. Cheng turned back into the kitchen after she finished talking, Cheng Xiao Xiao sat down at the table.
A bowl of porridge that was so clear you could almost see the bottom of the bowl, a few corn buns. This was all the food for their entire day. They ate two meals a day, once in the day time, once at night. That's all the food they had.
All the kids sat there in an orderly fashion. Even though they were a poor family, Cheng Xiao Xiao had noticed that every one of them had great mannerism, like they were from the noble class.
Without any memories from the past, Cheng Xiao Xiao merely made a mental note of this observation.
Looking at the starving siblings, each and every one of them were the skinny type,Cheng Xiao Xiao had mixed emotions. Half a month ago she had more delicacies than she could eat, now all she could eat are these extremely simple food.
"Why haven't you guys started eating yet?"
Mrs Cheng, who just came out from the house, saw the kids waiting for her and gave a smile of comfort. She walked toward the seat reserved for her and sat down.
"Mom, how's dad?" Cheng Xiao Xiao was starting to get used being around her new family, but mother was the primary caretaker for dad, so she has yet to meet him.
The subject of her injured husband replaced the smile on her face with bitterness, lightly she replied, "Your dad's injury was quite extensive, never mind the face that we can't have a doctor to come and check on him, we can't even provide him with enough nutrients, how could he recover like this?"
Cheng Xiao Xiao was dumbfounded. Now she recalled having a hard-boiled egg the first day she'd woken up, allegdedly that was borrowed from a villager of Willow Village. This family was truly poverty-stricken.
She sighed and thought to herself, wouldn't it be nice if she has her QQ Farm with her? She'd be able to raise chicken, ducks, and rabbits.
Right when she thought about that, a mechanical voice ranged in her head, "Host has QQ dimension, run?"
Cheng Xiao Xiao's eyes widened suddenly, her body started shaking uncontrollably. Right at this moment, she almost jumped up from the stool, she was beyond ecstatic!
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