Tengu of (Mis)Fortune, Thread 7 Keymaster 2013/11/27 (Wed) 21:53 No. 24553 [Reply] ▼
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Groaning, I rub my forehead a bit. "Hatate, can you give me a moment?"
"Um... sure," Hatate replies, awkwardly adjusting her skirt in order to preserve what's left of her modesty.
Calmly, I alight from the tree branch and land on the ground, striding over to Sukuna's position. The inchling sees me coming and blinks, face slowly sliding into an expression of nervousness. I think she realizes that she's gone a bit too far. Finally, I stand over the tiny warrior-poet, hands on my hips and eyes narrowed.
"Um... hi?" Sukuna says weakly.
"Sukuna," I say formally, "I am very disappointed in you."
"Eh?!" Sukuna gapes at me, absolutely floored.
I nod solemnly, letting disapproval enter my voice. "That's right. I brought you along with me because I knew that this would be a difficult conversation for me. Your presence here brought me comfort," kind of, "but I was expecting you to be able to read the mood and act accordingly. You didn't."
Sukuna is looking deeply abashed, face lowered to the ground and and hands clasped tightly before her. She's such the picture of an unhappy adorable that I want to scoop her up right now, cuddle her, and let her know that I forgive her. But I must stick to my guns; this is for her own good.
I kneel down to bring my face closer to the little inchling. "Sukuna, that was a really important conversati
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