Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this topsy turvy tale… especially for the one still cradling his damsel in distress. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.
Chapter 7: Fighting Spirit
“Can we keep her?” asked Souta.
“No, dear,” Mama replied. “Youkai have wild hearts. She’ll want go as soon as she’s able.”
“The bleeding hasn’t stopped,” Kagomaru noted worriedly.
“I’m sure the arrow is interfering. It’ll have to come out.” Shaking her head, Mama explained, “I laced that milk with something to help her sleep; although, I’m not sure it works on youkai.”
The demoness’s fingers twitched, her claws catching in the fabric of Kagomaru’s shirt. She’s definitely fighting it! Determined to protect his family, he snapped, “Stay back! Once I break the seal… I dunno. Hopefully, she’ll forgive me.”
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. To scroll through archived chapters, use the Clumsy tag.