Clumsy 089: Welcome Distraction

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

Chapter 89: Welcome Distraction

The Western Lord tromped their way, fists clenched, teeth bared in the parody of a smile. “Should I be offended, son-in-law?”

“Erm… no?” Kagomaru cleared his throat. “You can’t go in.”

“I will protect those who are mine,” he growled.

“Excellent!” Miroku beamed. “Your desire’s only natural, but in human tradition, fathers do their protecting at a polite distance.”

The demon glowered.

Kagomaru quailed inwardly, but rescue pattered their way. He waved her closer. “Rin-chan, do you remember Lady Izayoi’s lord?”

She nodded.

“He’s also Sesshoume’s father.”

Rin rocked from heel to toe for a few moments, then asked, “Grandpa?”


Original Posting Date: October 25, 2017
Prompt: Natural, suggested by Violetta
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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