Clumsy 088: Combination

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

Chapter 88: Combination

Guided by Miroku, Kagomaru concentrated on infusing the monk’s talisman with spiritual energy. The last time he’d drawn on this power, it had been for the arrow that wounded Sesshoume. Now, he needed to tap that same wellspring to bring her father to heel.

Daunting. Possibly disrespectful. Yet when the oncoming demon slammed against their barrier with a startled yelp, Kagomaru grinned.

“That went well.” Miroku gave him a considering look. “Very well indeed. My friend, would you be interested in a future partnership?”

“Erm… maybe.” Kagomaru’s elation faltered as a growl shook the trees. “If we have a future.”


Original Posting Date: October 21, 2017
Prompt: Trees, suggested by Vitreous
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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3 thoughts on “Clumsy 088: Combination

  1. Pingback: Clumsy 087: Take That – FORTHRIGHT

  2. Yeesh, sorry, sorry. I was supposed to post this on Friday, but I was distracted by that all-consuming focus that comes when an End Is In Sight. That original story I keep nattering on about is in its final phase, so it has most of my attention these days.

    More soon! ::twinkle::

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  3. Pingback: Clumsy 089: Welcome Distraction – FORTHRIGHT

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