[Eng Sub] Plum Blossom Scar Episode 4 – 梅花三弄《梅花烙》


There is something I have to tell you. You…. You are not the biological child of your mother and I. You were picked up by the both of us. During that time, on the edge of Huaxi district…. Your mother and I saw a
wicker basket flowing down the river. And you were lying inside of that basket. The both of us rescued and adopted you. How could you suddenly make up such nonsense!? Dad, you must be sober! You have to take a good look at me! It is me, Yinshuang! I am not confused,
I am very clear-minded. Listen to me. Your life experience so far,
your mother and I agreed not to speak of this. We wanted to raise you just like our own. I am!
I am your daughter! Why do you say that I am not!? I cannot bear to conceal it.
I must say it. With a vast sea of people;
you must have relatives somewhere, a home. Under me, there must be some sort of karma. Some people can identify what it is. You mustn’t be completely unaware
and miss this opportunity. Don’t say that anymore! I know that you are making all of this up! You’re just trying to comfort me! Not even hesitating to lie
that I am not your daughter! You thought that I would believe that!? Trying to reduce my despair
and helplessness, isn’t that right!? No….that is unlikely! Right now, I have only one thought in mind! I won’t hesitate in substituting myself! I will disregard everything in order to save you! Just saving you! I’m begging you! Don’t teach other people
such heartbreaking words! I wish I could be more specific.
I will tell you this. Your life story has been a complete mystery. There is a mark on your right shoulder. It is not a birthmark, not at all. It is a burn scar. On the edge of Huaxi,
there was a baby in a basket. The child’s shoulder was burnt and had blisters. Cui Hua pitied the child. People are so careless.
How could they let their child get hurt? Afterwards, the injury healed and got better. The strange thing was that…..
it was in the shape of a plum blossom. Could it be some sort of seal? Cui Hua said….to not to tell the child. For we shall take care of her for a lifetime. The plum blossom scar does not represent anything. Yes, her. In other words, this is our child. But Cui Hua, I am incapable of taking care of her! I couldn’t take care of her! Dad! Dad! Oh God, please have pity! Guide my child and let her find her true family! Dad, you cannot depart like this! You have to let go of me! I have to go get a doctor for you! No, don’t leave me alone! Don’t go! Don’t leave me! Don’t! My dear girl, what happened right now? Brother waiter, can you go ask
for another doctor, please!? Can you please!? Hold on a minute! This is already the third doctor
and they’ve all said the same thing. I have already asked them before
and made it clear to get here quickly. You must know that when a doctor visits patients,
they will demand money. You must accept this unfortunate fate and save
money for your father’s funeral arrangements, alright? My dad will not die! Saving money now, is it!? Brother waiter, will you not help me!? Helping me or not,
I will go myself to ask! I will travel the entire capital of Beijing to
find a doctor who is willing to save my father! Young lady, come back! You may have left behind your father! If your father happens to pass away,
you must tell me what to do! Miss. Bai, I’ll go with you! Young lady, you don’t know the roads!
I’ll lead the way for you! Miss. Bai! Miss. Bai! Right here! Doctor! Doctor! Doctor Lu, open the door! Open the door! Open the door, Doctor Lu! Open the door, Doctor Lu!
You have to go save someone! Open the door! Yinshuang! Yinshuang! Yinshuang! Yin….. Go…. Go over there, check if he’s still breathing. Go on! Dead, he’s dead!
Master Bai is dead! Dead!? What bad luck, indeed such
bad and wretched luck! I…I really do have bad luck! Originally….. Originally, I didn’t agree to
let this father and daughter stay! In less than a month,
someone has died at my shop! Go! Go quickly now! Go and bring back a woven mat! Go now, quickly! As for you, quickly gather
and pack up their things! After that, help me to carry out the corpse! Carry? Where do we carry him to? You idiot, carry him wherever! Obviously, take him to the coffin shop! Doctor Lu, sorry to bother you
but could you go a bit faster?! It’s just ahead! I’m coming! I’m coming! Hurry up, hurry up! This is truly bad luck! No…. No!!!! Dad! Dad! What happened to you!? I came back, Dad!
Look at me, Dad! Dad! Young lady, don’t shout anymore. Your father has already breathed his last breath. You’re talking nonsense! Nonsense! It’s impossible that my dad
wouldn’t wait for me to return! Why did you wrap him up like this!? Who told you to carry him out!? You are not a doctor!
Why did you do this!? You….! Doctor! Doctor! Please take a look at my dad! Surely, he can still be saved!
I beg of you, please take a look! Young lady, your father really is gone. Dad!!!!! Young lady, you must accept fate, alright? Like what he said. You cannot blame me. He was already on the brink of death and
I told you not to go running all over the place. But you didn’t listen to a word. Your father called out for you
several times before his air got cut off. Once again, I had to do something about it. Naturally, the only thing to do
is take him to the coffin shop. I had to go so far
in order to find a doctor for you. As long as there was a glimmer of hope…. Whatever they said, I didn’t want to give up. I……I didn’t know that things would become like this. If only I had firmly watched over you. Keeping you company as you neared your end. Letting you go and passing away with comfort. Isn’t that right? I’m sorry, I am so sorry. Enough already. Crying your tears out
won’t help anything. You have to prepare a decent funeral
arrangement for your father. If it’s too late in the evening then
people will already close up shop. What closing time? The coffin shop, of course! You have to immediately prepare a coffin
and your father’s body! Got it? Yes, of course But I don’t have any more money left. Don’t look at me, I already told you so. I told you, “Don’t go ask for a doctor!
Don’t go asking for a doctor!” Yet you refused to listen. Regardless, I’m exhausted from shouting. I’ll tell you this, right now I’m at a disadvantage. I had hoped to get half
of a month’s rent from you both. For half of the month I didn’t question
or make any demands from you. Even if I lend you a hand, this matter
between us is irrelevant, okay? No, No! Please, you must
listen to what I have to say! Forget it. You first lend me the money.
I’ll be sure to pay you back. I’ll keep on singing till near
the end of the month, you’ll see. I’ll make just enough to pay you back, okay? Slowly, I’ll pay off my debt. No, no no. To be honest, I’ll tell you this. Regardless of singing for money,
I have to regretfully tell you, don’t ever say it again. I will not agree to this. All of these items I have
already packed it up for you. These two men here will be at your beck and call. They are good men who will
help accomplish what you need. You better get going, okay? Shopkeeper Xu! Do you really want me to leave? You won’t lend me any money and you know
that I am unable to go to the coffin shop. And yet you order me to leave and go elsewhere? Do you want me to sleep in the streets? You know what can happen to my dad
if left exposed to the elements, right? He is no stray dog or cat.
He is a person. You must give him some dignity! Here you go. As for today’s medical fee,
I’ll give it to you for free. I don’t need the money. You should be able to manage until
the young lady delivers the rent, right? Yes, yes! I will give all of my money to you, okay? I beg of you! In any case, my father’s
corpse needs to be taken to the morgue. Just give me a few days. I’ll find a way
to pay back your money, okay? Shopkeeper, have pity on Miss. Bai
and her family, will you? It is bad luck around a corpse! Being here with a dead man
is bad enough already! As for paying me back, I will be stuck
with a corpse for several days! It will be disastrous!
I also won’t be able to do business! No way, no way!
Anything said won’t do! You have to forgive me.
I’ll tell you this. At the”Adult Horse” alley, you can go
straight ahead all the way to the end. Over there is an old abandoned temple
where you can make a stop. Don’t look for me. Don’t look for me! Shopkeeper Xu! Shopkeeper Xu! Even though we are unrelated, you should at least be in contact for 20 days and negotiate, shouldn’t you!? Shopkeeper Xu! Miss. Bai, it seems that there is no other way. We…we should get your father
carried out immediately, alright? Doctor Lu! Doctor Lu! He already left. He’s gone. What can I do?
No family, no friends. Only the belongings and myself can be sold. Dad, I am really scared. I cannot accept that you are gone. Before leaving, you spoke those words. Such an unclear state of confusion
and with no trace to follow. It only makes me even more
irresolute and helpless. Oh God! O’ Lord Buddha and deities! Help give me back my father! Do not leave me to
be impoverished and orphaned! Dad, you must come back! Come back to your daughter! Dad! Dad! Tired yet? Nope, not tired…. Coming out for a walk
and flowing freely like the wind. Your servant sweated from thirty-six
thousand pores from head to toe. Not once was I not unhindered. Otherwise, you would have been in the
front and under the shed, taking a seat. Lying down is better than sitting; Standing is
better than lying down; Walking is better than standing. Nevertheless, it’s better to walk. Alright then. Let’s go walk to a ceramic glaze workshop.
Conveniently, I can also go purchase some books. Hurray! Young master! Young master, that’s not good! Going to the ceramic workshop requires
passing through the “Dragon’s Origin”. So, how does it pass through there? Yeah, just how does it pass
through there exactly? Your servant doesn’t know how exactly. But that place is dangerous with conflict
and you should stay away from it. Not passing through it would be good. According to what you say, we have to avoid the building but we’re still going in the opposite direction? Isn’t that just going too far to avoid trouble? What, a detour? Can’t be, can’t be!
I won’t be able to endure it anymore! Please, young master.
Empathize with your humble servant. We should still take the same road, right? Xiao Kou Zi! You were the one who said to go out for a walk! As for taking detours, just why exactly won’t it do?! You cannot help me to persuade the young master.
I’m still taking a different position. I’m going to see you get a beating! What!? Do you want me to see this beating!? Getting beaten by boards or even with bare fists? Always nitpicking on Xiao Kou Zi with force! In fact, the both of your minds
say that I have no authority. Isn’t that right? I will be passing through the “Dragon’s Origin”
building. Just you wait and see! Just “passing by without entering through the door.” Sir, please take a seat inside. Ask for a pot of tea and rest your legs. Sir, please take a seat inside. My good sirs, please take a seat inside.
Please, take a seat. Great wine and food,
we have everything you need! My lord, and my two good sirs! Haven’t seen you in several days.
Still the eastern lounge on the second floor, right? We don’t have time, go away! No need to be so rude. That’s alright. How come business is so slow
that you have to solicit guests outside? How come we don’t see anyone singing?
What’s the matter? The issue your asking about is related to this.
It is the cause of this issue. It shouldn’t matter if I told you. Last time you were here to eat, Duolong dropped by.
You remember don’t you? Why? Did he come back for more trouble? Of course! A few days ago, it got
really noisy and frighting for us. They insisted that Miss. Bai must serve them. Master Bai became worried
and rushed upstairs to save her. One of his many lackeys
went and beat him severely. He also pushed him down the stairs! It was right then and there
that he began to vomit blood! And then what? It became serious but Duolong
and them just ran away from the problem. Poor old Master Bai could only
lie down and couldn’t get back up. On that same night, he died. Such injustice and outrage! Naturally, it would be unreasonable
to argue with Heaven and Fate. But this person here really
doesn’t want to argue with fate. It’s our boss.
He’s so timid and snobbish. When he saw a person die,
he immediately said it was bad luck! How could you not allow
a corpse to go to the morgue? Miss. Bai doesn’t even have any
money to go to the coffin shop. He refused to lend her a single cent
and Miss. Bai must have pitifully cried so much. Asking for help was so tragic.
But he was just plain stubborn and unshakable. He only gave a few people to help
and drove her out! Anyone can see that! And what happened to Miss. Bai?
Where has she gone? Miss. Bai had nowhere else to go,
so she went to an old abandoned temple. Where!? Where is this abandoned temple?
You have to tell me quick! It’s…. My lord wishes to go the the abandoned temple.
But I think it’s better if you go to Tianqiao district. For the funeral, Miss Bai will have no choice but to beg or sell herself in order to bury her father. “Far away from family in the day.” “Sadly reduced to begging
because of injury to the insides.” “Homeless and wandering to the ends of the world,
while experiencing hardships.” “Lamenting that one’s family
will soon be forever gone.” “Desperately wishing without end
for the wind to calm.” “The child’s desire for the parent does not wait.” “Looking around the vastness,
without a friend in the world.” “Desiring to complain but remaining silent,
my heart is agitated.” “Far away from family in the day.” “Sadly reduced to begging
because of injury to the insides.” “”Homeless and wandering to the ends of the world,
while experiencing hardships.” “Lamenting that one’s family
will soon be forever gone.” “Desperately wishing without end
for the wind to calm.” “The child’s desire for the parent does not wait.” “Looking around the vastness,
without a friend in the world.” “Desiring to complain but remaining silent,
my heart is agitated.” Little drops of money will not be enough.
Perhaps I can add some more. As long as you, o beautiful lady,
are willing to be my “slave.” I am willing to give you
any amount of money. You still have the nerve to come
and face me here today! It’s because you hurt my father
that he died so miserably! And yet you come out here with money!
I’ll tell you this! I, Bai Yinshuang, will only sell myself
to people of good will! You are nothing more than a murderer! Young master! Young master! You’re going to pay my father
back with your life! Don’t you dare run!
Today, I will fight with you for your life! She’s crazy! Don’t come over here! Why aren’t you guys grabbing her!? You get back here! Quickly, catch her! Catch her! Beat her! Beat her!
Beat her till she’s dead! Damn woman, beat her up for me! What are you doing?! I’m not afraid of any of you! Besides, I’m all by myself in this life!
So why should I fear!? You all have the ability
to beat me to death in public! Go ahead and send me
to join my father in the afterlife! Besides, you have the strength to defend yourself!
While we are helpless and you apprehend us! It would be much better to become an evil spirit!
Then I can come take my revenge on you! She’s attacking me! This maniac is attacking me in the streets! The only one causing violent crimes is you;
you goddamn murderer! Grab her! Grab her! Beat her! Beat her up! Don’t….don’t throw me,
please don’t throw me! You all caused trouble and taking a life wasn’t enough?! Yet you have come back to bully this poor girl! You commit unimaginable misdeeds and
are regardless of the law and natural morality! I’m going to properly teach you
a lesson that you’ll never forget! Good! Very good! Young master! Just you wait and see! Let’s go quickly! Let’s go back! A very good beating! Miss. Bai! Miss. Bai! She’s awake! She’s awake!
Look, she’s starting to blink! Miss. Bai Miss. Bai? Miss. Bai Careful, careful. Don’t be afraid.
My young master is a good man. He has saved you once before,
do you remember? How did I come back here? Wasn’t I at the Tianqiao District? And then afterwards……Duolong arrived! That man was really terrible.
Bullying you, a girl, in the middle of the street. Fortunately, my young master came quickly
and beat them into a sorry state of defeat. But you fainted, so you didn’t catch sight of it. My dad….! I have to go back to the temple! Don’t you worry. As for your father’s remains,
I’ve already instructed the coffin shop to handle it. The coffin, burial clothes, gravestone
and everything else has been covered. I handled it the best I could. So please relax, Miss. Bai. In a few days, they will secure
and lay your father to rest. You…. What you have just said, is it true? Of course it’s true. This here is a copy of the inscriptions on the tablet. I didn’t know your father’s name,
so I went to ask Shopkeeper Xu afterwards. You should take a look in case there are any mistakes. [ Verification of Bai Sheng Ling’s memorial tablet ] My lord truly is too kind! I, Yinshuang, shall never forget! Miss. Bai! No more, please! Miss. Bai, right now you are injured
so there is no need for such etiquette. It’s best for you to lie down and rest, okay? I truly thank you.
Thank you so much, my lord. Thank you. For these past few days,
you should be at ease and relax, okay? There’s no need to worry about the shopkeeper. I’ve already organized things.
He won’t be pesky with you anymore. Your body was injured, so I called over a doctor to take a look. Fortunately, there were no serious problems. The waiter also went to prepare your
prescription of medicinal herbs. In short, everything is all trivial matter,
so there’s no need to worry. You should only focus on your
exhausted body and recover. I’ll come by another day for your father’s funeral. What say you guys about Miss. Bai? I must help her with what needs to be done. But what further more can
you do that needs to be done? There is a saying that Lord Buddha
brought from the West. “If you want to help someone,
help them to the end.” Go away. It is theses words exactly. Miss. Bai has been left in
a grim and miserable situation. It can be assumed that
I hold some responsibility for that time. At that time, if I had held back my temper,
maybe it wouldn’t have ended in conflict. Or maybe I should have dealt with them myself. On the contrary, if only I had the ability…. The ability to take control of Master Bai’s misfortune. Well, you should think of what needs to be done. Other people say that she sold herself to bury her father. But you can’t just redeem a person
and bring them back home with you. Think about it. What would your house say? Within moments, they will be fighting about burying
the dead father and everything will tremble in chaos. The Marquis will become furious.
Right now, you must see what involving this will do. This needs no confirmation! Master Xiang will
no doubt hear this as idle gossip, yes!? I should have said something and
not pass by the “Dragon’s Origin” building. You’re right, Akedan. But very unlikely. What happened today was by God’s will. Everyone thinks you’re heroic, throwing the thugs like toy balls. You, Akedan, are nothing like those
cowardly scoundrels with revolting behavior. You are fearless of matters aren’t you? I’ll be seeing you get a good and painful
scar that you’ll never forget. Oh god! My ass!
My ass! My ass! You’ll remember it this time, right? Both of you knock it off, alright? Right now, I’m trying to come up with a good plan. Since going back home won’t work,
then there’s no point in going back. We’re going to have to find
a place for her to settle down. My third aunt has a place. You see, you see!?
That brain of yours is twisted and devious! You’re trying to teach the young master
to keep a house for a mistress now, are you? It’s only you who call it bad intentions. And what “house for a mistress”? It’s called “a place dwell and make shelter.” You should think and have pity on
Miss. Bai and her family. The dad is dead and she’s all alone. Being a servant in the future,
who can you lean on? Where else can you go? What do you know about being alone without family?
There may be other family members. To show off by burying the father. Family members might be far away.
Water far away cannot quench fire.” And that is the reason why we should
find “water” nearby that can “put out the fire.” Isn’t that right? You…! You’re doing this on purpose! You’re purposely allowing the young master
to become involved with Miss. Bai! Just like when taking her to get medical treatment,
you scrambled to help carry her! And after kowtowing, you scrambled to help again! Out of us three, you are not a big man!
Constantly repeating yourself and no proper behavior! You stray and can’t even move one bit! I only follow whatever command the young master gives!
I just don’t allow myself to brag on the outside! Although I may not be a big man… Pleasant people don’t feel the need
that I have to act like a big man. If I move my hand, that will explain
why I’m not a big man. You want that? Enough, quit getting sidetracked! The both of you need to be reasonable. Right now, I don’t have any mourning
clothes so I have to prepare. On the day of the funeral, I will ask Miss. Bai
if she has any relatives living anywhere. Afterwards, we can give her some money to use
if the relatives happen to live far away. Akedan can help escort her. Is this alright? I have no problem. If it must be then naturally,
it would be best to do what you suggest. Yes. In short, we must do whatever
we can because he needs to be put to rest properly. Dad…. Your daughter has completed your funeral at last. You may now rest in peace. I shall follow my lord back home as a maidservant. From here forth, I shall serve you for
as long as I live to repay your kindness. That won’t do, you cannot enter the palace. There is no need to repay the money for
your father’s funeral arrangements. It is purely for the purpose of helping others. Therefore Miss. Bai, you are free
to do whatever you wish. Although my lord does not wish
for reciprocation, I cannot do that. I can see that my lord comes
from a very good family background. I would like to be a maidservant even if I don’t qualify. I can still carry water and chop firewood.
I have no hesitation becoming a servant. No, no, no. You have completely misunderstood. I’m not trying turn my back on you like others before. I actually have some difficulty. To tell you the truth, my family is royal kin. My father is the Marquis. I too, also have a title of nobility over me. The name is Hao Zhen. Comparing the “young master” to that “small child”,
he would still be in the top class. If he dares to come back, the young master
and us are lucky and ready to fight. He’d be falling and thrown into dog shit in no time. Xiao Kou Zi is my personal court eunuch.
Akedan is my martial arts instructor. We Manchurians do not refer to them
as “Shifu”(Master/Teacher), we say “An Da.” Yes! We’ve called you to understand a few rules. Number one, even though we’re not at the palace;
what is said must be done. Number two, all dog shit must be wiped away clean,
otherwise the Marquis will get really angry. But you shouldn’t worry so much about that. As of right now, you are unfit to enter the palace. Number three, from head to toe,
you must get used to obedience Entering a door without being called on or
without reason is considered a taboo. Then….then what can I do about it? You don’t have to panic.
I’ve already settled things for you. Here’s some money for you earlier. There should be enough for
several days of food, so it’s taken care of. Right now, you have to tell me if you have any relatives Where do they live?
I can have Akedan escort you there. I don’t have any other close relatives.
I only had my dad. If it is okay with you,
I want to use this money to buy a small house. I can grow all kinds of vegetables and raise chickens. Passing the days, I can live a simple life. On one hand, I can mourn my father
On the other, the issue is in the past. As for getting used to obedience…. When the time comes, I will be able to enter the palace. Perhaps it wouldn’t be so difficult, isn’t that right? In short, my lord….. What I mean to say is….
Master Zhen’s kindness is like a mountain. Anyhow, I must repay you. Well… This is easy! My third aunt just happens to have a place nearby! Xiao Kou Zi!!! What is it now?! I’m more familiar with it and you’re just jealous! I just want to arrange a better
livelihood for another person! I…! Miss. Bai, you can be at ease. I can definitely help you find an place that’s inexpensive. Around this remote area,
there’s a place that’s been here for three to five years. You don’t have to worry about rent. It will topple if we all don’t go. Yangzhou will sell it, Suzhou will buy it.
And the price won’t be good if we don’t plan quickly. What say you? Is that alright? Of course, let’s get going. Akedan, stop being long-winded. We’re no longer talking about entering the palace or not. Right now, we have to help her find a place
where she can show filial piety to her family. This….! Let’s go. We’re going to go look for your third aunt’s home. Yes sir! This is my third aunt.
You can call her Mother Chang. Greetings young master, good fortune to you. Please lead the way. Of course, of course.
It’s just straight ahead on this road and nothing more. Come, come. This way, please. Please, come. It’s right here. Please. Come in. Come in and take a look. This is my house other than the living room. There are also four other separate buildings. The furniture has been here since forever. It’s been a while since anyone has been here,
so it has collected a lot of dust. You can help give it a good cleaning and sweeping. So, what do you think? Me? I think it’s just fine. It all depends on what you want to do. Very well, the rent is down.
Let’s tidy up the place. Do you not have everything available? Do you have a broom and a bucket anywhere? They’re all behind the courtyard, I’ll go get them. Young master….you really are in high spirits. But from what your servant has seen,
you’ve never handled a broom or a bucket before. Today you entrusted Miss.Bai’s good fortune.
This could be an eye-opener, right? What nonsense!
We’re going to give the young master a hand! You guys can work. I’ll go out for shopping. I’ll go buy food and other goods. Thank you, An Da. Miss. Bai, there’s no need to address me so formally. Calling me Akedan is good enough. Yes. As for the largest room, I want to set it
aside for the young master. I want to set aside another for Xiao Kou Zi. Whenever you all come back for a visit,
it will be a good place to rest. Who gave you that idea?!
Was it Xiao Kou Zi?! No, no, of course it’s not.
It was my own idea. Well, you’ve thought wrong! It’s best if the young master
never comes back here again! Miss. Bai, don’t pay attention to him. His temper is like a toilet pit made of bricks.
It stinks really bad. It goes from the intestines and out the other end. Whatever he has to say, he says it vigorously. In fact, his heart doesn’t have a fearful mouth
and his mouth doesn’t have a fearful appearance. It’s even better to listen if he’s shouting or scowling.
It sounds as if he’s swearing at others. You shouldn’t take offense.
Your idea is very good, very thoughtful. Xiao Kou Zi! Akedan! Come out and help, quick! Coming, coming! Xiao Kou Zi! Xiao Kou Zi! Young master! Just put it right here. Amazing, there are so many things here! You wanted to grow vegetables and raise chicken
but you’ve got to take it easy and someday you can. Right now, you need to use what’s readily available. Miss. Bai requests for
young master to wipe away his sweat. It smells wonderful. Everybody worked hard. Let’s sit and have a meal. What’s wrong? This is not the palace.
It will just make things awkward. Go ahead and sit. Sir! Never mind, it’s fine.
We should accept his request. Akedan, take a seat. I’m so sorry, I didn’t understand the customs. Those pesky customs are so annoying.
This is much better. Let’s just eat. You all can eat first.
I’ll be right back. Where are you going? I’m going to the kitchen to get some food. Just a moment ago when we got here
I saw a beggar by the wall. I’m going to see if she’s still there or not. You can go. Miss. Bai has a very good character. And she can cook really good too.

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