Clumsy 036: Holding Back

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

Chapter 36: Holding Back

Sesshoume stared idly at the contrast made by Kagomaru’s long, black hair spilling across her fur. The human had spent most of the night sleepless, but exhaustion finally claimed him just before dawn.

He never felt her turn, nor did he notice when she lifted one hand to rest lightly against his chest. It would be so easy to tear out his heart… or release deadly poison… but now two promises stayed her hand.

As much as it rankled, she was his. However, there was one thing Sesshoume could withhold. He will never be mine. Such a thing was impossible.

Original Posting Date: November 5, 2011
Prompt: Black
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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