Clumsy 018: A Double-Edged Promise

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

Chapter 18: A Double-Edged Promise

Sesshoume sat in the window of her room, gazing longingly at the out-of-doors. All my efforts. Will they come to nothing because of a human?

For decades, she’d heroically demonstrated that the future of her father’s lands was secure. Having no intention of being another’s stepping stone, she’d wrested a promise from him that guaranteed her independence. If she defeated a prospective mate, she could refuse him. So Sesshoume conquered all those who looked upon her as the perfect little conquest.

No male could match her. No male would touch her. No one could lay claim to her… until now.


Original Posting Date: September 3, 2011
Prompt: Hero
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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