Clumsy 013: Parental Concern

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

Chapter 13: Parental Concern

“Good morning, daughter.”

The familiar voice sent a rush of panic through Sesshoume’s veins, and she crouched to flee, but it was far too late.

“Stand your ground,” the Western Lord commanded sharply.

“Father,” she murmured, her voice low and husky.

He prowled around her, taking deep breaths. “You spent the night among humans?”

There was no denying it, so she met the accusation with sullen silence.

“With a male?” he inquired lightly.

Her only answer was a slight downturn of her lips.

Scrutinizing her face, he demanded, “Who wounded you?”

“A fool.”

“So… where might I find his body?”

Original Posting Date: September 3, 2011
Prompt: Face
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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