Chapter 3: Warmth of Your BodyChapter 3: Warmth of Your Body
When she awoke, Kagome found herself in a room which was not her own. Startled, she shot up, confused as to where she was and how she had ended up there. Looking around, she noticed the room was much more regal than anything she had ever seen or been in. Red curtains with golden trim hung heavily over the windows, tiny glass beads fringing off of the ends. The rest of the room consisted of those same colors, though it was a wonder she could see it all in the dark. Luckily, so as she wouldn't trip and fall if she were to get out of bed, a fire was lit in the hearth at the far end of the room. That's when she noticed that there was someone lying on the couch placed in front of the fire.
Her curiosity peaked, and she pulled the covers back and walked over to the shadowed figure to discover the person's identity. What she saw astonished her. There lay the man from earlier, the one who ransacked her village and killed all the men. He was fast asleep, li
Chapter 2: Angel's Eyes"InuYasha!" came Kikyou's wanton shout from across the palace courtyard. InuYasha flinched at the sound. 'Ah, crud, she noticed me...' he thought, straightening up as the woman approached him. "InuYasha...were you trying to sneak away from me?" she asked, her hard, brown eyes questioning.
'Yes...yes I was...' he thought sourly, but refrained from saying it aloud. It was no secret that the head chef's daughter, Kikyou, was deeply in love with the Lord of the castle. Unfortunately, it was a case of unrequited love, seeing as InuYasha wanted nothing to do with the girl. She had been trying to get in his pants since the moment she moved into his household almost ten years ago. 'You'd think she'd get bored of chasing after me...' "Hello, Lady Kikyou. And how are you on this lovely autumn morning?" he asked, avoiding her previously asked question.
She stared at him skeptically for a moment, obviously noticing his sudden avoidance of her query, but shook it off and