... sorry,” a small voice whispered from below.
Inu-Yasha dropped the dolls into his lap and covered them with his sleeves. “What?”
Below him Kagome sat up. “I’m sorry I forced those dolls on you.”
He hastily grabbed them and jumped out of his tree. “What do you mean?” he asked guiltily.
“You didn’t want them…”
He snorted. “They’re not so bad.” He pulled them out of their hiding place and regarded them.
Kagome reached for the Inu-Yasha doll and he let her take it. “They’re stupid!” she said in a deeper voice for the doll.
Inu-Yasha looked at the doll left in his hands. He sighed and knelt beside her. “No they aren’t. I worked hard on them.” He played Kagome.
“Yes they are. Why would I want a couple of dolls?”
“They’ll help you be less lonely when I run away to the future.”
“Why do you have to run away? Why can’t you stay here where you belong?”
“You just don’t understand, sit!”
Kagome slammed the Inu-Yasha doll to her sleeping bag and held it there, making it give helpless movements. “You bitch!”
“Serves you right. I’m going home to my boyfriend.”
Kagome looked up at the half demon. “But I don’t have a boyfriend.”
Inu-Yasha put the doll in her face and spoke for her. “Well, I don’t care what’s back there, as long as it’s far away from you.”
Kagome wrenched up the Inu-Yasha doll and made it...