Clumsy 044: A Bone to Pick

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

Chapter 44: A Bone to Pick

Even after Miroku left, Sesshoume radiated more irritation than usual, so after dinner, Kagomaru led her onto the porch to cautiously ask, “What’s wrong?”

Her chin lifted. “You do not care that I am covered in another male’s scent?”

The bitterness in her tone took him aback, and the injustice of her accusation stung. “Be fair, Sesshoume-sama,” Kagomaru whispered. “You know my sense of smell is nothing compared to an inuyoukai’s.”

“That man touched me!”

“I stopped him.”

“You stopped me,” she snarled. “And offered my offender hospitality.”

Kagomaru bowed his head. At least she cares enough to be angry.


Original Posting Date: December 5, 2011
Prompt: Caution
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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