Clumsy 014: Suspicious Behavior

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

Chapter 14: Suspicious Behavior

The Western Lord patiently awaited an answer. Sesshoume reeked of anger, but there were other scents—tea, honey, and an underlying taint of shame that made him suspicious. Something drastic must have happened.

Finally, she grated out, “In the village.”

Realizing it would be quicker to seek out answers for himself, he waved one hand and announced, “I will look into the matter. When I return, you will be in your rooms.” He could hear her fangs grind together, but she stiffly inclined her head. It was enough. If there was one thing he could rely upon, it was Sesshoume’s honor.

Original Posting Date: September 3, 2011
Prompt: Tea
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.


2 thoughts on “Clumsy 014: Suspicious Behavior

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