Clumsy 032: Searching for Compliments

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

Chapter 32: Searching for Compliments

Kagomaru was honored when the village’s lord approached to offer congratulations. The stern nobleman said, “Please accept my daughter’s best wishes, as well. She is… indisposed.”

“Oh? Would you like Mother to check on her?”

“Thank you, but I’ve already sent for a specialist,” the lord replied before hastily changing the subject. “Your bride seems… sweet.”

“That’s not a word I’d have chosen,” Kagomaru chuckled.

Chagrined, the lord tried again. “She is quite… tall.”

“True.”

“You must be nearly eye-to-eye,” wagered the older man.

“Very nearly,” Kagomaru acknowledged with a wistful smile. I’d be happier if we could see eye-to-eye.


Original Posting Date: November 5, 2011
Prompt: Sweet
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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