Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this topsy turvy tale… especially for the decisive one. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.
Chapter 17: Doomed by Compassion
Kagomaru’s explanation rambled, but the Western Lord was used to making people nervous. He listened in grim silence until the boy concluded, “So I released the seal. She left shortly after sunrise.”
“Yes, sir. It was an accident.”
The inuyoukai’s interest was piqued. “You have power?”
“Erm… some,” Kagomaru humbly admitted.
“Which means you conquered my daughter… and she let you live?”
“She did,” he replied, briefly touching his throat.
The inuyoukai sheathed his sword with a smirk. “Very well. Show me your home, your family. I wish to know more before passing judgment.”
“On my daughter.”
Original Posting Date: September 3, 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.