Clumsy 042: Belated Introductions

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

Chapter 42: Belated Introductions

“Miroku,” offered the monk amiably. “Your village’s headman sent for me, but when I sensed youki coming from this shrine, I thought it best to investigate.”

“So you attacked?” Kagomaru asked, an edge to his tone.

“Approached,” he corrected, yielding as the shrinekeeper steered him toward the house. “May I ask why this lovely demoness did not recoil at your touch?”

“Perhaps because Sesshoume-sama is my wife.”

Violet eyes widened before the monk offered a chagrined, “Ah.”

Kagomaru glanced over his shoulder. To his relief Sesshoume’s hard gaze was no longer trained on Miroku. Unfortunately, it was fixed on him.


Original Posting Date: December 4, 2011
Prompt: Yield
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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