Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this topsy turvy tale… especially for the one who misses… mostly. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.
Chapter 3: Erm… Whoops?
Just as the sun dipped below the horizon, Kagomaru heard the rustle of leaves beyond a neighboring stand of trees, and three deer sprang past. Hastily raising his bow, he released an arrow, urgently whispering, “Hit the mark!”
To his astonishment, the arrow flared to life, sparking with the powers of purification that were a legacy from his father. And the gleaming bolt collided with a sliver blur.
An animal yelped. The forest fell silent.
Gathering his courage, Kagomaru crossed the clearing, wanting a look at his unintended quarry. A person lay on the ground. She was beautiful… and bleeding.
Original Posting Date: August 6, 2011
Summary: She was the most sought-after demoness at court, but no suitor could conquer her. He was only trying to feed his family when his stray arrow felled a mythical beast. A kind-hearted man. A fierce lady. A romance told in bits and pieces. Genderbent SK. Begins here.