Clumsy 037: Facing Realities

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

Chapter 37: Facing Realities

When a soft clatter and the scent of steeping herbs filtered through from the outer room, Kagomaru’s heart sped up under Sesshoume’s fingertips. The man hummed softly, a smile already on his face as he indulged in a stretch. A hand found its way to Sesshoume’s waist, and he turned his face into her fur, as if hiding from the new day.

He was within his rights… probably, and she needed his scent upon her skin. Sesshoume pressed determinedly closer, and his eyes opened, then widened.

Kagomaru’s surprise ebbed into a sheepish smile, and he murmured, “You’re not Souta.”


Original Posting Date: November 6, 2011
Prompt: Herb
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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