Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this topsy turvy tale… especially for the honorable one. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.
Chapter 26: Losing Battle
Sesshoume watched from just inside the house’s open door as Kagomaru did battle with Goshinboku. Leaves from the enormous God Tree drifted to the courtyard, and he would sweep them away. It was a losing battle.
A whisper of youki presaged her father’s arrival, and for an instant, she hoped he’d reconsidered. However, his expression gave no room for hope. “You have not honored your agreement, daughter,” he said by way of greeting.
“Yet,” she replied in a low voice.
Kagomaru hurried over in time to hear the Western Lord’s parting shot, “An heir without honor is unfit to lead.”
Original Posting Date: October 1, 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.