Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this topsy turvy tale… especially for the one who keeps a promise. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.
Chapter 33: Bare Minimums
Shortly after the last villagers took their leave, Sesshoume stiffened when a wave of youki carried a luminous bubble into the courtyard.
It dissipated to reveal the Western Lord, who sniffed at his daughter’s attire. “Trappings only. Will you persist in rebellion?”
She opened her mouth, but Kagomaru stepped in front of her. “With all due respect, sir, we’re bonded, just like she promised.”
Shaggy brows lifted. “Will you take what is yours?”
“If I choose,” Kagomaru countered stubbornly.
“Keh. If he will not cover you, then his scent must,” the inuyoukai decreed. “Any less, and your inheritance is forfeit.”
Original Posting Date: November 5, 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.