Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this topsy turvy tale… especially for the dangerous one. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.
Chapter 41: Crisis Averted
Kagomaru threw himself between Sesshoume and the stranger, speedily catching the monk’s wrist before rounding on his wife. “Don’t kill him!”
“He offends me.”
The shrinekeeper couldn’t have agreed more, but with a firm shake of his head, he said, “Let me deal with him. Please.”
“Excuse me,” interrupted the monk, whose expression had lost all its battle intensity. “Am I correct in assuming that this youkai is not a plague upon this place?”
“Plague? Why would you even think…?”
Gently disentangling himself from Kagomaru’s grip, the newcomer wryly said, “I suppose that would have been a little too convenient.”
Original Posting Date: December 4, 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.