Clumsy 080: Open to Interpretation

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

Chapter 80: Open to Interpretation

“Let’s try.”

Sesshoume shrugged. “Bring me something to eat.”

“Erm… sure.”

When Kagomaru fetched her a rice ball, she turned her back. “If you wish to please your intended, apply yourself to the task.”

“No good, huh?” Her husband chewed thoughtfully. “Give me another chance?”

Sesshoume sniffed.

“I can do better!”

“Very well. Bring me something… sweet.”

Kagomaru’s brow furrowed. “Sweet tasting? Sweet smelling? Sweet sounding?”

At least he was thinking. She said, “The gift is mine; the choosing is yours.”

“Got it.” The beginnings of a smile tugged at his lips. “Might take me a while. Wait for me?”


Original Posting Date: September 15, 2017
Prompt: Chance, suggested by DragonSpirit60
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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5 thoughts on “Clumsy 080: Open to Interpretation

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  3. Thank you for such a wonderful chapter – so fun! Coming back to your work after a time is always an immense treat! Good luck on National Writing Month!

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