Clumsy 078: Two Can Play

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

Chapter 78: Two Can Play

Sesshoume smoothed her fingers over fragile flesh. Kagomaru’s pulse leapt, but not from fear. And the gleam in his eyes wasn’t hunger. They shone with hope.

She held his gaze as she tasted his skin.

The soft noise that escaped him spurred her on.

Sesshoume gathered up Kagomaru’s hair and nuzzled his nape.

“Erm… does placement matter?”


“Like secret messages?”


He turned enough to catch her eye. “And this means…?”

“You have much to learn.” She draped herself over his back.

Kagomaru grunted, collapsing under her weight. “One more?” he begged.

After a considering pause, Sesshoume whispered, “Here.”

Original Posting Date: September 8, 2017
Prompt: Fragile, suggested by Sylv
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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