Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this topsy turvy tale… especially for the one who tries to understand. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.
Chapter 27: Bonding Time
Kagomaru was tired of waiting and wondering. Crouching before Sesshoume, he demanded, “Why is he forcing you to stay with me?”
In clipped tones, she revealed the promise that sealed her fate.
He sighed. “So how did your father know there was no… erm… violation?”
“An inuyoukai’s sense of smell is superior.”
“Oh,” he murmured, his eyes brightening with interest. “You’re a dog demon?”
“And unless you and I…?”
She frowned slightly, then supplied, “Bond.”
“Without a bond, you’ll lose your inheritance… and that would be bad.” Glassy-eyed in thought, Kagomaru finally inquired, “Would a human bond be enough?”
Original Posting Date: October 2, 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.