Clumsy 029: Make Yourself at Home

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

Chapter 29: Make Yourself at Home

Kagomaru’s mother spoke softly. “You don’t seem the sort to sit indoors.”

“Hnn.”

“Actually, you look quite uncomfortable,” the woman continued knowingly. “You were dressed very differently when my son first brought you home.”

Sesshoume glanced down at her elegant kimono and silken slippers, wondering how she’d given herself away. “Father insisted,” she admitted.

Nodding to the villagers crowding around Kagomaru, his mother gently pointed out, “They’ll see you as strange no matter what you do, so you may as well do what’s most comfortable.”

The oblique invitation surprised Sesshoume… and pleased her. Golden eyes flashed. “I will change now.”


Original Posting Date: October 2, 2011
Prompt: Slipper
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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