Clumsy 094: Cut Short

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

Chapter 94: Cut Short

Kagomaru knew the shape of his wife’s face, the exact shade of her stripes, the way her voice mellowed when she spoke with Rin, the subtle changes that made her eyes so expressive. He treasured every detail, but he’d wanted more.

Having it left him breathless and greedy. Did she understand how much this mattered? That he welcomed her sudden fervor for the same reason he’d waited? She needed to know.

“I love you.”

Sesshoume stared down at him.

He didn’t dare move.

“Hnn.” She kissed him again—softer, slower—rose gracefully, opened the door, and vanished into the morning.


Original Posting Date: January 20, 2018
Prompt: Fervor, suggested by Bubbleloveworld
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.

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6 thoughts on “Clumsy 094: Cut Short

  1. Pingback: Clumsy 093: Too Good to Be True – FORTHRIGHT

  2. Meant to publish this chapter yesterday (I’m *supposed* to update on Tuesdays and Fridays.) But I was up to my twinkles in print proofs for a certain story, which demanded ALL my attention, please and thank you.

    Eheh.

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  3. 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍 I happened!!! And he said it!!!! Ahhhhh!!! I can’t wait to see how she’ll react when she’s alone…. if we get to see…. ❤️

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  4. I am LOVING this! But, then again, I love everything that you write! The ‘game of love’ has NEVER been so ‘interesting’! LOL!

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  5. Pingback: Clumsy 095: A Man’s Word – FORTHRIGHT

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