Sorry guys, was juggling with work and mid term assignments. I just finished translating this. here's the unedited version. Simple going to edit it soon. And for GEWW readers, i don't know why louise isn't getting back to me, so i'll translate the next GEWW within the next 2/3 days. Maggie
Demanding for the grain.
Lian Fang Zhou's uncle Lian Li's home wasn't far from theirs. The yard's door was high and big, a neat house, their life doesn't seem too bad.
Once Mrs Qiao saw the two of them, she thought of yesterday matter of old woman Yang dissolving the marriage. Suddenly her anger couldn't burst out<need some more thought on this >. Glaring at Lian Fang Zhou and snapped: "What have you come for! Get out of here!"
However Lian Fang Zhou didn't leave, instead enter the main hall and found a stool to sit on. Said "We came to take back what originally was ours! Or what did Aunt thought we came here for?"
"Presumptuous!" Lian Li's face darken, in a teaching a lesson tone <can't think another word for it>: "Lian Fang Zhou, what kind of attitude is that? Is that how you talk to an elder!"
"Oh, so Uncle remember you are an elder!" Lian Fang Zhou laughed coldly: "Scheming for our stuff, bully us parentless siblings. Are those the things that an elder would do! Uncle, Aunt, my parents in heaven are watching!"
"You!"Lian Li was angered by her til his chest feel blocked, and spat out "Pah, stop mentioning your parents when discussing! We owe you nothing! You say we bullied you, any evidence? If you got no evidence then don't speak nonsense! Seeing that you are still young and immature, I won't hold it against you, so just need to apologise, quickly leave, do what you should be doing!"
He said with a deep deep stare directed towards Lian Fang Zhou. In a heavy tone: "You are not the same as before, how did you become like this! It couldn't be that you were cursed/become evil! Fang Zhou, Ah, how could a girl be such a shrew, not have one bit of family discipline. No wonder the Yang family doesn't want you! If you are like this, this life you won't be able to marry off!"
"Uncle, how can you say that about my sister!" Lian Ze was furious, couldn't endure and clenched his fist by his side.
Lian Fang Zhou gently pulled him,indicating that he was a being impatient. Toward Lian Li, she smiled and lightly said: "Why did I become like this? It's because mother told me a kind horse would be ridden, a kind person would be bullied in my dream. So I became like this. Me having family discipline or not, this matter need not for uncle to worry about. Since following you I won't learn anything good. And Yang family not wanting me seems to be none of your business, right? I marry off or not marry off seem even more none of your business. You don't need to talk about these matters to upset me, since I actually don't care! "
Lian Fang Zhou sneered in her heart, still treat her as she is still respectable!
But if she was respectable, hearing his words, afraid she would already be angered til she's half dead.
Since this is ancient times, where if you spoke most poisonous words like breaking engagement, can't marry off, shrewish, no family discipline to an unmarried girl, how could she bear it.
Otherwise, seeing how Lian Ze react you'll know.
Lian Li never thought that Lian Fang Zhou would be this calm, in an indifferent mood she refute each and every one of words. That uncaring attitude doesn't seems to be an act.
For a moment, he was stunned, a feeling of receiving a blow, a perplexed feeling.
Mrs Qiao saw that her husband was shaken, she filled with complaint/resentment and sneered: "have no face, no skin. Don't know shame!"
"That's right! Don't know shame!" Lian Li echoed in a heavy grave tone.
"What are you saying!" Lian Ze was angered, blue veined were popping up, his face was extremely dark.
"Ah Ze, no need to be angry!" while Lian Fang Zhou was completely leisurely/relaxed, heartily laughed: "Definitely what kind of people saying what kind of words, if you have not said enough, please continue! Best that you even scold my whole eighteen generation of ancestor too! When you finish scolding, we'll get down to business!/ discuss proper matters."
Lian Li was trembling with anger ,he couldn't say a word as he stared at Lian Fang Zhou. He faintly felt like collapsing any moment.
Scold her eighteen generation of ancestor? Isn't her eighteen generation of ancestors his eighteen generation of ancestors too? Well, seventeen generation! This girl is definitely tricky!
Lian Li harrumphed, and mentally thought "not going to lower myself to her level!", then coldly asked: "What have you actually come for? When done quickly go/leave/scram"
So Lian Fang Zhou said: "During harvest, Uncle and and Aunt helped us collect the grain, us siblings can't thank you enough. Our parent in heaven definitely can't thank you enough! Uncle and Aunt have already helped us take care of the long enough, it is enough, we should take them back now!"
"What are you talking about!" Mrs Qiao's anger reached its peak and sterted to yell: "IN YOUR DREAMS!"
Lian Fang Zhou didn't bother with her interruption, continue on in the same tone: "Last night, mother came to me in my dream, told me to come and collect it, one thousand catties, the rest are left to show filial piety to Uncle and Aunt! Uncle and Aunt are elders, gotta have a bit of appearance like elders, and not be so shamelessly right?"
"Stop dress up as God, play the devil (means to mystify)!" Mrs Qiao have always been she take from others, not others take from her.
Don't mention giving, even hearing Lian Fang Zhou speaking about it make her heartbreak as if losing a piece of her flesh. Making her whole person angry until she doesn't feel well.
She sneered: "Lian girl, you really gain some ability, that you even bring up your dead mother to discuss thinks! Hmph, don't think that you that bring out dead people we will be scare of you, in your dream!"
"Aunt, what you just said is not right," Lian Fang Zhou lightly said: "What I said was the truth, not one word was trying to fool you. Otherwise, would i dare to come to your home to say these words?"
"In the past, you might not, but now you were cursed, what things would you not do!" Mrs Qiao sneered.
Lian Li was skeptical about two points, if not for their dead mother's word, he felt that Lian Fang Zhou would not dare come to their home to create troble.
But, he and Mrs Qiao's thoughts are the same, wanting to take grain from them, don't say door, not even the windows. (meaning no way. You know how like you want to enter someone's house, but they don't you to enter. So can't come through the door and even the window is blocked)
Lian Li opened his eyes, stably watching the siblings, indifferently said: "I think your mother got it wrong, why would our home have your grain? After we helped you harvest the grain, didn't we already gave it to you? Why did you come to ask for it again? You two siblings, aren't you playing rogue/ being shameless? In your eyes, are we still your elders?"
"That's right!" Mrs Qiao hearing her husband's justified words, grew some backbone, and acted like being wronged: "There's a saying that really good, different hearts in different breasts (ie. It's hard to tell what's going on in the minds of other people.), it really is good-heartedness, and meets with no good recompense! At the time, your Uncle and I , us two day and night, completely exhausted helping you harvest the grain, every single grains was given to you. But you come running to shamelessly blackmail! What is this! We don't hope for you to show filial piety to us elders, but you also can't be this heartless/ with no conscience! The heaven won't spare you, Buddha won't spare you!"
"Aunt these word, do you dare swear it's true!" Lian Ze hearing Mrs Qiao turning black to white, was angered til his head was a mess.
"See, see!" Mrs Qiao cried out, "as a nephew, forcing his aunt to swear, what ihas it become to! The grains were fed to dogs' stomach, not understanding one bit of reason!"
"That's enough, you speak less, or people will say we are bullying the younger generation!" Lian Li seeing Mrs Qiao talking three, twisting two, in the end saying things with no point, couldn't help but to frown and look down her. Toward the two siblings he indifferently said: "The grains we already given you, now you come to want, that's impossible!"
"You did give but what given what not all of it. Our 3 rice paddy fields should harvest about one thousand five-six hundred catties, I'm afraid what you given us is not even three-four hundred catties!" Lian Ze said angrily.
"Haha!" Lian Li lightly sneered, with a bit of disdain, each and every words question back: "Do you have any evidence? Did you weigh them? Any witness or material evidence? In the end the grains we have gave them to you, as for how you manage the grains you got, whether it was eaten or sold, i don't know!"