Ivory Moonlight – Chp 2

Chapter 2

This world is a parallel world based in China in the seventies, with the exact same history as the place called Earth, with the exception of the politicians, celebrities and the law with allows the same gender to marry

And Ye SangSang was the villainess of this world.

It all happened after she graduated from high school. In a world like this, families would usually send their children, usually their sons, to fulfill a citizen’s duties of working in the countryside, but her family insisted to send her instead, as her elder brother was the breadwinner for the family and they could not afford to lose him under such conditions.

Hence, under her parents’ forceful attitude, Ye SangSang unwillingly left the city and made her way to the countryside while her hatred for them grew.

In the original story, Ye SangSang was a very lazy person, and the fact that she was arrogant and conceited does not make her a likable person. Intending to spend her days in comfort, she immediately married the daughter of the Red Star Corporation, Lin Xia, as she did not wish to work. She successfully became pregnant not long after, as she had decided that being a housewife of a rich woman was the ultimate life goal.
(TNote: from what I understood, Red Star Corporation was the company in charge of the countryside’s production ;w;)

But right at this time, the country decided to release a new high-school specialty program, which was examinations based. Intending to return to the city, Ye SangSang resorted to using her unborn child to threaten Lin Xia to approve the divorce.

With no other choice left, Lin Xia agreed to the divorce and allowed her to return to high-school, but the plan was set to fail, as Ye SangSang was not a studious and hardworking person.

She could not successfully complete her program, and her life turned grim and harsh quickly.

Furthermore, her relationships with her family did not heal too, in fact, it had worsened further. Not long after she had left for the countrysides, her brother had married a woman and she had given birth to a son, and taking into account that she won’t be back until four years later, Ye SangSang’s parents had allowed her nephew to stay in her room for the time being.

After showing up at her own house suddenly, she kicked her nephew out of her room and demanded to be served like a princess. Her family somewhat agreed to it too, as they were guilty and felt apologetic to her for sending her to the countryside.

Unfortunately, their actions were not meant to be received in goodwill, as Ye SangSang continued to act like an entirely horrible person and proceeded to destroy the peace of her family by picking fights with her sister-in-law and bullying her nephew. Finally, no longer able to handle her, Ye SangSang’s parents chased her out of the house and told her to stay in the school dorm.

Ye SangSang’s life in the dorms was worse than before, as ten girls would sleep in a single unit and they had to take turns using the bathroom. Ye SangSang would always get into fights with her roommates, resulting in her ultimate isolation at school as no one wanted to be her friend, but still, she did not change her attitude and instead, blame it on others.

Unable to live comfortably as she does not receive much pocket money, and not proceeding much in her studies, Ye SangSang began to have wicked thoughts and resorted to acquiring a long term ‘boyfriend’.
(TNote: a man that spends money, love, and attention on her, basically courting her, while she keeps him hanging/treat him as a ‘brother’/temporary boyfriend until she finds someone else.)

He was handsome, with a somewhat masculine grace and gentleman-like features, plus his family was pretty well-off.

After that, Ye SangSang had treated him as her main focus while giving up on her studies, almost failing to graduate from school. Her ‘boyfriend’ had provided her with a normal white-collar job, but being a lazy woman, she had not put in much effort and often made mistakes, resulting in her higher-ups having an unfavorable impression on her.

Ye SangSang’s ‘boyfriend’, who had sincerely loved her, eventually left her as she was creating too much social troubles for him, plus the fact that he had realized that she was only using him for money. He requested for a breakup, only to be threatened by the pregnant Ye SangSang. He eventually married her, out of his sense of responsibilities, but even so, Ye SangSang became, even more, lazier as a housewife.

She was a housewife only in name, as she would always leave her child with her mother-in-law while she went shopping. Her actions eventually angered her husband, who insisted on a divorce, only to be rejected by her. Angered but unable to do anything else, he resorted to cheating.

When Ye SangSang found out, she was filled with rage and anger, smashing everything in her room before making her way to her husband’s mistress, intending to destroy her, only to be found out by her husband.

He had beaten her up for it and resorted to physical violence and home abuse to vent out his frustrations on her. Unable to take any more beatings, Ye SangSang finally agreed to the divorce, plus it was a clean divorce, where she would not be entitled to any of his properties or money.

By then, Ye SangSang was already a middle-age woman, plus the fact that she did not have much experience in the professional fields, she had no choice but to end up as a cleaning lady, and coincidentally, her employer was a company owned by Lin Xia.

In order to relive her previous life of prosperity, she began showing up frequently in Lin Xia’s office, crying and begging for forgiveness, even using their child to threaten her, but Lin Xia ignored her futile attempts as she had already moved on and fell in love with her destined one, the main protagonist Zhao ZhenZhen.

Unable to accept this situation, Ye SangSang began to conspire against Zhao ZhenZhen, only to fail as the protagonist was well protected by Lin Xia, but Ye SangSang continued on regardless.

Her continuous actions finally angered the blackened Lin Xia, who immediately called the cops on her and finally, she would be tortured and eventually die behind bars.

And THIS, was the character she was supposed to play, the evil and cruel first love of Lin Xia, a woman who shares the exact same name as her.

She used to be a normal and average high-school student, so average that you would not have been able to differentiate her from anyone else… But if one insisted to search for the difference, it would be that she’s only interested in women.

Her cause of death was from a fatal head concussion, as she had knocked her head hard after falling off her bed while she slept. She had sighed at her early death, but there was nothing she could do.

This was when a system called System 001 appeared in her mind, it told her that she would be transported to any different worlds as the first love of the blackened villain.

The system would not have any information on how her character became the first love of Lin Xia, and as for her personality, as long as she maintained her outward behavior properly, it would not be considered as OOC (Out of character) error. Anyways, requirements are set to the lowest for the easier completion of missions by world-hoppers like her.

Nodding slightly, she knew that as long as her Cold Beauty persona was maintained, it would be fine. As for the other personalities such as arrogance and being a lazy conspiring person, were automatically denied by Ye SangSang as she would not be able to maintain it.

What surprised her was that she was sent into the past. It was ten years before the ultimate ending, where she had been sent to the countryside while living a humble life and working daily in the fields.

But fortunately, this body was strong and young, hence even if she would starve frequently, it did not affect her too much as her face and skin had stayed beautiful, unlike the chalk-like paleness of the other villagers.

As she made her way to the village, Ye SangSang froze in shock as she suddenly remembered that she has left Wang Fang up in the mountains!

She pondered if she should return to the mountains, just in case she could not find her and had stayed there waiting for her, but suddenly, she noticed a figure within the room.

Wang Fang? Why is she here, wasn’t she supposed to be in the mountains?

Wait, no… Ye SangSang frowned as her memories from before flashed through her mind, Wang Fang did not appear even though she had screamed for help when she was assaulted and dragged away by Lai San, but if she had been nearby, there was no way that she hadn’t heard her screams for help…

She puckered her lips unhappily at her realization, it was her mistake for missing out such an important detail, but her happiness at making progress on her mission had overlapped Wang Fang’s suspicious actions…

Ye SangSang stood unmovingly at the door with a complicated look on her face, quickly attracting the attention of the villagers gathered around the dining table. One of the girls even waved at her, inviting her over.

Ye SangSang moved slowly towards the table, her gaze landing on Wang Fang’s body, only to realize that Wang Fang was scanning her body thoroughly, even frowning slightly at her overly clean garments while a hint of confusion flashed through her eyes, before greeting her awkwardly, “Sister Ye, where did you run off to previously? I couldn’t find you after finishing up my business so I came back first.” She said calmly.

Ye SangSang stared nonchalantly at Wang Fang, realizing the cunning and slyness of this woman, but without proof, she would not allow herself to mess things up, “Perhaps we missed each other…” She said simply.

After breakfast, the group of people made their way to the fields.

The weather was extremely hot outside and the fact that everyone was covered from head to toe didn’t make it any better, but there were no other alternatives, as the sunlight was so hot that it would burn right into one’s skins. Everyone wore hay sandals when they worked, with the exception of the poorer people, who wore shoes made of ragged cloth which did nothing to protect their feet.

Ye SangSang came from a decent family, and they had given her a stack of cash when she left for the countryside, but still, she had insisted on wearing hay sandals, not because she was stingy, but the fact that mud and stones would always get stuck in better shoes and it would make her uncomfortable.

She wore a gray long-sleeved shirt and a pair of black jeans, plus the straw hat on top of her head and the mask on her face made sure that every spot except her neck had been covered entirely.

Her hair was tied up in a bun, though it looked out of place in place, she could not care less because it was too hot, plus the fact that her straw had somewhat covers her hairstyle, it was not too much of a trouble.

On normal days, her fieldwork days would always be on the same day as Wang Fang, but after the events that happened this morning, Ye SangSang was somewhat unwilling to hang out with her, as she was not able to confirm whether the incident was planned by Wang Fang or not, but it’s always better to be safe than sorry.

This place used to be called Village Qing Shui, a fitting name as it was between a huge mountain and a wide beautiful lake. Resources were full and sufficient here, as nature provides well.

But right now, the village had been renamed GuangMing division, and the leader of the division was Lin Xia’s father, Lin JianGuo, the head of the division.

Today was just another day in the village, and Lin JianGuo was spending his afternoon patrolling through the fields, only to see his youngest evasive daughter standing right behind him with an ugly straw hat on her head.

“What are you doing here?” He glared at her angrily after jumping in shock.

Lin Xia stood lazily as she stared at her father with a hoe in her hand while her posture was lazily hunched, she would’ve looked like the ultimate thug if she was a male, but being a pretty female, it only made her look wild and beautiful, “For work, to earn some work points.” She arched her eyebrows slightly before answering him with a serious tone.

Lin JianGuo himself had two brothers, if it happened in another family, they would’ve been extremely happy, but for him and his family, all they’ve ever wanted was a girl.

Even when his own wife had given birth, he too had wished for a little baby girl, but it was not meant to be as his wife had given birth to three sons in a row. Even his own brothers had sons, but just when he wanted to give up his lifelong dreams, his wife managed to get pregnant once again, and this time, it was a girl!

The entire family had celebrated for days at the wonderful birth of his baby girl, and everyone began pampering her to no end, even her uncles and cousins too.

Lin Xia had three older brothers, ranging from five to eight years older than her, and they too, pamper their only sister to no end. This was the exact reason why she had never worked in her entire life, not even scolded or disciplined at all. She had lived her entire childhood as a little princess.

Furthermore, with all the men in her house, there was no need for her to work as the physical labor of her brothers and cousins was more than enough.

Unfortunately, Lin Xia had not grown into a pampered princess, instead, she had grown into an infamous thug who spends her day hanging out with the other young men in the village and bringing trouble to the GuangMing division.

Lin JianGuo would always search for an opportunity to speak sternly to his daughter, but he would always be stopped by his two brothers, their wives and all of their sons… Hence why Lin Xia could successfully grow into a well-known thug.

But fortunately, even though she refused to stop being a thug, she had her own limits and would never perform any illegal crimes, therefore Lin JianGuo decided to ignore her cheekiness.

But listening to his daughter’s words was enough to make him choke on his own saliva, “Y…you… What did you say?” He stared at his daughter in shock.

Lin Xia eyed the wonderful woman who was working diligently in the fields, “I want to earn some work points.” Better yet, assign me to the fields next to Ye SangSang.

Lin Xia wanted to let Ye SangSang live comfortably in the village, which is why she would have to have money in order to shower her crush in presents and tasty food. But even though her family was rich, taking from her family and not giving back would leave a bad taste within her mouth, hence she had decided to earn the money herself in order to buy pretty things for the pretty lady.

Lin JianGuo eyed his daughter with suspicion, wondering if some goddess had switched her daughter with an angel. Even though he did not know the reason for her sudden change, it did not stop him from beaming in happiness, My daughter is all grown up now! Even though our family doesn’t need another pair of hands working, it would be good practice for her when she finally marries someone.

“If you want to work, daddy could always assign you an easier job with a high pay.” He continued on, as the leader of the GuangMing division, there was no need for his own daughter to suffer in the fields.

Lin Xia turned her head the other away in refusal at her father’s suggestion. His face darkened gloomily as he pointed simply at an empty field, “Get lost quickly.”

Lin Xia moved quickly to the empty plot of field, her face beaming with light as she stared at Ye SangSang working right next to her field. The initial plan she had was to threaten someone to swap their fields with her in order for her to get closer to Ye SangSang, but who could’ve known that her father’s fingers were filled with magic!

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11 thoughts on “Ivory Moonlight – Chp 2

  1. >even if she would starve frequently, it did not affect her too much as her face and skin had stayed beautiful
    Wow, give me that body too!

    Thanks for the chapter!

  2. She got pregnant by a woman? We covered a long distance ever since same sex marriage. *Gazes into the horizon*

    And holy shit, for a cannon fodder her story is pretty well developed (and arguably we didn’t really need to know about all that). Her whole life’s purpose was to get rejected by Lin Xia years later like nothing.

    Thanks for the chapter Smoggy 😍. I don’t care about your man, I just want to shower you with kisses, my cutie 😘♥️

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