Clumsy 010: Good Morning

Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this topsy turvy tale… especially for the one who’s better. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.

Chapter 10: Good Morning

Kagomaru held very still as he opened his eyes. The demoness stared down her nose at him; her lack of any obvious anger might have been reassuring but for the prickle of claws at his throat. “Erm… good morning,” he offered. “You seem… better?”

Her nostrils quivered.

“I should explain. I was hunting, and I missed. Well, actually… I hit you.”

Her fingers tightened, and he bit his lip.

“Release me.”

Kagomaru blinked in confusion, then realized what she meant. He unclenched his fist. As the demoness straightened, his fingers combed through silky hair. An instant later, she was gone.


Original Posting Date: August 6, 2011
Prompt: Comb
Words: 100


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.

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