Clumsy 015: The Second Demon

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

Chapter 15: The Second Demon

Kagomaru stood and turned towards the house, only to find his way blocked by an enormous warrior. Badly startled, he fumbled his armload of wood, clubbing himself over the head before landing on his backside amidst a scattering of kindling. The stranger’s expression never changed, and the young man gazed into his stern face in blank amazement. Twice in as many days, a youkai!

With a tentative smile, he offered a polite, “Good morning….” trailing off when the bronze-eyed demon drew his sword and leveled it at him. Staring abashedly up the length of the keen blade, Kagomaru added, “…sir?”


Original Posting Date: September 3, 2011
Prompt: Club
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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