Clumsy 085: Break

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

Chapter 85: Break

Somewhat to Kagomaru’s surprise, Sesshoume gently kissed his forehead again, saying, “You are without reproach.”

“I’m also without appeal.”

He’d hoped she’d argue the point. Her lack of protest might have inflicted a deeper sting if she’d actually been listening to him. Kagomaru asked, “Is something wrong?”

“I also need to check on Izayoi.” Sesshoume’s nostrils quavered. “This will be the day.”

“For?”

The barest of frowns touched her lips. “Can you hold back my father?”

His ardor quickly cooled. “Erm… is he here?”

“He will be,” Sesshoume warned. “As will the pup.”

Kagomaru caught on. “Lady Izayoi is…?”

“Travailing.”


Original Posting Date: October 10, 2017
Prompt: Sting, suggested by Gagan Bassi
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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