Gripping an obviously human ear, Yahiko growled in pure frustration. “You’re human. Why is your hair still red?” Continue reading
Human, Sano thought, stunned, as Kenshin carefully outlined the events of that day and night, the vrondi’s light holding steady as he spoke. He feels… he is… human.
“You wish to know of Pastun,” Kenshin said, ignoring the slow curses of Battousai in his soul.
“The night you were there,” Kaoru nodded soberly, pushing back her sleeves. Continue reading
“You did it!” Yahiko pounced on the man currently dropping chopped vegetables into the evening’s soup, grinning. “I knew you could do it! Baka Guards….”
“Maa, maa, Yahiko-kun.” Kenshin surreptitiously latched onto the boy enough to keep them both from pitching off the edge of the engawa into simmering fish stock. Continue reading
“Retaliation?” Selenay said neutrally. “From your own people?” Kerowyn had put together quite a story. Let’s see how much of it he admits to.
Yamagata drew back a step, watching her carefully. “He is… Battousai.” Continue reading
“-It’s not safe for him to be outside a clan!”
Selenay squelched the urge to knead away her headache. Gods, if she could only join that small corner of her conference room the Gensai family had taken over, Continue reading