Clumsy 065: Protective Custody

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

Chapter 65: Protective Custody

Kagomaru caught Sesshoume’s arm. “Come back.”

She stiffened.

He gentled his tone. “Please, come back, Sesshoume-sama. I want to talk without waking Rin.”

Complying, she slipped under the covers he held open.

“I’m confused about your father and Lady Izayoi.” Kagomaru offered his shoulder for her pillow. “Would he… harm her?”

Sesshoume huffed. “She is his.”

“In what sense?”

“I am bound to you in the human fashion. She is bound to him in the youkai fashion.”

“Why would he leave his wife in her father’s house?”

That should have been obvious. “To protect her.”

Kagomaru hesitated. “From what?”

“Me.”


Original Posting Date: November 25, 2016
Prompt: Gentle, suggested by Littlethings824
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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