Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this topsy turvy tale… especially for the one who is home. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.
Chapter 57: Angry Tears
Sesshoume curled on the futon, face in her hands. That woman could not—would never—replace the mother she so desperately missed. But most of her ire belonged to another. Father had sired a hanyou—scandalous. But to force her to take human vows while he coupled without consequence—shameful.
“Please, talk to me.” Kagomaru eased his arms around her and clumsily kissed her jaw. “Why did you insist we take in Lady Izayoi?”
“To save her honor, since my father has none.”
Kagomaru stroked her hair. “He’s the clan member?”
Sesshoume swallowed a whimper. “Her child is my sibling.”
Original Posting Date: October 25, 2016
Prompt: Honor, suggested by Burning Metal
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.