Clumsy 095: A Man’s Word

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

Chapter 95: A Man’s Word

It happened again. Strokes and kisses left Kagomaru breathless, but then Sesshoume left their bed, shot him an unreadable look, and left.

She started it. She wanted it. But he’d promised not to impose. If she withheld herself from anything more intimate, he had to respect that. I gave my word.

Maybe he shouldn’t have given his heart as well.

Flopping onto rumpled blankets, Kagomaru pressed fists to stinging eyes and bit his lip to hold in a sob.

A soft rap, and the open panel slid wider, revealing Sesshoume’s father.

The demon sniffed, swore, and sighed. “A word, son-in-law.”


Original Posting Date: January 23, 2018
Prompt: Withheld, suggested by Sylv
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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3 thoughts on “Clumsy 095: A Man’s Word

  1. Pingback: Clumsy 094: Cut Short – FORTHRIGHT

  2. My goodness! I hang on every word of these 100 shorts. Its bittersweet on waiting for them: total relief when you read one; anxiety waiting for the next. I love it though and would not change it a bit.

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  3. Pingback: Clumsy 096: Fatherly Advice – FORTHRIGHT

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