Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this topsy turvy tale… especially for the one who runs. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.
Chapter 99: Lead and Follow
When Sesshoume sprang away, Kagomaru stumbled after her. Please, wait for me. How else could he hope to catch a youkai?
Silver fluttered amidst the trees. Hope surging, he hurried his steps.
She led him deeper into the woods, far enough that he was hopelessly lost. But he didn’t mind. Especially when the distance between them began to close. Sesshoume was all he could see. All he wanted.
To his utter amazement, when he reached for her, she reached back.
And when he locked his arms around her, she stole what was left of his breath with a fleeting smile.
Original Posting Date: February 20, 2018
Prompt: Smiles, suggested by Vitreous
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.