The red packet was so thin it was like there was no money inside.
When adults gave adults red packets, the monetary gift usually started from 100-200 yuan—some from thousands. It differed from people to people as richer ones would put in more while it was not uncommon for poorer ones to give only tens of yuan.
Snake.Lizard and group had been put on the pedestal just earlier that even Hu Batian with a multinational company ranked top 20 in the world could not compare, so people there wondered. They were so rich but the thickness of the red packet left so much to be desired...
In other words, how much money could there be in a red packet so thin it was like it contained nothing?
It would not have only 100 yuan, would it? 100 yuan was already considered a lot in the gift money folks would give each other in 1999. Despite that, Snake.Lizard and the likes were different—they were international tycoons! Had they not boasted one after another just now?
Yang Xiaochun who sat at a table nearby had been holding herself back for a long time now. She had been watching all along and dared not say a word when the tycoons seemed more intimidating one after another. Her silence did not mean that she was not envious or jealous. On the contrary, she was dying with envy but she knew that she could not have said much during then.
It was different now! The tycoon who seemed so successful and intimidating when she first appeared had only given such a thin, flimsy red packet? How much could there be inside?
100 yuan? Hah! Regular folks could afford that amount for a red packet too.
This group of people had been bragged to be the cream of the crop and the first one who initiated the gift-giving was only giving 100 yuan? If they were poor, why were they crowing so much just now?
Those who were watching thought the same but Yang Xiaochun was the only one to step up and pointed it out when she was peeved.
“Hah! Your red packet is really thin huh? Got any money inside?” Yang Xiaochun sounded nothing lesser than a village gossiper and her wording was incredibly off-putting.
She continued after that. “Weren’t you guys tooting your trumpet just now? Why are you so miserly now when it comes to red packets?”
The joyous atmosphere fell a couple notches with what Yang Xiaochun said. There were people who went up to tug her clothes to stop her from saying more but she ignored them.
Yun Jian narrowed her eyes and raised a brow but her gaze was murderous.
“Xiaochun, don’t say that. This is just a token from the younger ones. I’d feel bad to accept it if they give me too much,” Qin Yirou said as she accepted the red packet from Snake.Lizard, knowing that the wedding gift money was only for good luck.
If Snake.Lizard gave her a significant amount in the red packet, Qin Yirou would find it too much to take. It was because she saw that the former had not given her too much that she accepted it.
The rest of the big shots passed their red packets to Qin Yirou respectively as well. What seemed odd was that all these red packets were so thin one wondered if they had put in any money.
Yang Xiaochun was even more indignant when Qin Yirou told her that and rushed up to tell the woman, “Qin Yirou, then let us take a look at the ‘luxurious’ red packets these ‘big shots’ gave you. We look forward to it!”
Yang Xiaochun said through gritted teeth. She grumbled inwardly, however, that these so-called tycoons could not even present thicker red packets. As she spoke, she snatched a red packet from Qin Yirou and opened it directly.
“Hey...” Qin Yirou did not even get to stop her.
“Mom, let her open it,” Yun Jian told the woman as she looked at Yang Xiaochun icily.
Yang Xiaochun could care less as she swiftly opened Snake.Lizard’s red packet that was at the bottom and pulled a black card out of it.
Stunned, Yang Xiaochun did not know what the inky black card that both looked and did not look like a bank card was. Yun Jian’s voice rang from behind her. “This is a Black Card, the most exclusive version of the Centurion Card launched in Country Y by American Express with a credit line around 2-10 million yuan.”
Yun Jian took a pause and smiled before turning to ask Snake.Lizard, “Liz, if I guess it right, the card has 8.88 million US dollars you’re used to allocating first.”