Clumsy 038: Bringing Home the Bacon

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

Chapter 38: Bringing Home the Bacon

Kagomaru finished his day’s work and meandered toward the house. Even before stepping onto the porch, a mouth-watering aroma tickled his nose. Following it inside, he gaped at the sight of roasted meat heaped on the serving trays. “Mama… where did you get all this?”

“Can’t you guess?” she replied smilingly, her eyes rolling towards the demoness lounging in the corner.

“Sesshoume-sama?” he ventured.

His wife’s gaze was serenely smug. “I have made up for your lack.”

Though her words stung a little, Kagomaru valiantly swallowed his pride. “Thank you for helping take care of my family… no… our family.”


Original Posting Date: November 6, 2011
Prompt: Tray
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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