Clumsy 050: Rough around the Edges

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

Chapter 50: Rough around the Edges

“Enough,” Sesshoume growled.

Kagomaru immediately left off begging, but his finger trailed along her jaw. “Does this kind of… erm… plea mean that you’re in charge?”

“I am superior.”

“I tend to agree.” Pressing her head to his shoulder, he stroked her hair.

Idiot. She butted her nose against his throat, pointing out his grave error in allowing her fangs into vulnerable territory.

Wholly oblivious, Kagomaru’s voice deepened, roughening around the edges. “I won’t stop asking, Sesshoume-sama. I genuinely want to learn.”

His scent betrayed his desire for her, stirring instincts she’d locked away—feeding them, strengthening them, frightening her.


Original Posting Date: September 30, 2016
Prompt: Genuine, suggested by SUBINITA
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. To suggest a one-word prompt, visit the Clumsy Prompts post.

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3 thoughts on “Clumsy 050: Rough around the Edges

  1. Pingback: Clumsy 049: Pleading His Case – FORTHRIGHT

  2. Hmmm which way will u go will kogamaru get jumped by sessoheme’s instincts or will he tame her so to speak and what will happen when they are presented to deomon society.. Just some thoughts

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  3. Pingback: Clumsy 051: Early Riser – FORTHRIGHT

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