Clumsy 024: Sleepless Night

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

Chapter 24: Sleepless Night

Sesshoume should have been grateful that the man didn’t intend to bed her, but she was less than thrilled with the alternative arrangements. They expect me to sleep on the floor?

“We’ll share,” her hostess invited.

Without a word, Sesshoume sank to new lows.

Around midnight, the woman softly asked, “You didn’t have a say in the match?”


“Are you unhappy?”


With a noise of tender sympathy, she pulled Sesshoume into her arms, crooning, “Poor thing… no wonder!”

The demoness stiffened.

“Hush,” the woman soothed. “My son is a good man. You’ll see.”

Sesshoume longed desperately for escape.

Original Posting Date: October 1, 2011
Prompt: Midnight
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.


4 thoughts on “Clumsy 024: Sleepless Night

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