Looking at her sitting on the bed, downcast but not shedding a tear, my heart twisted in agony. I went over and patted her head, trying to console her.
“Come on, cheer up. I have an idea. Tang Xiao and I can get you out and you can stay with us. What do you think?”
Ran Ran pursed her lips. “I don’t want to be the third wheel.”
I thought about it for a moment, and then I suggested, “Ok, what about this? I’ll get you out of here, and let you stay at the apartment across the hall. That way, we can see each other every day. If your dad found you there, we could easily come up with some excuse.”