...more than that.”
“I wasn’t serious!” Kagome shot back, crossing her arms over her chest.
His golden eyes blinked a few times as he registered her words, assessing their validity.
“Look… I’m sorry I made such a big deal about it.”
“Well… if you’re hurting we should get someone to look at it.”
“You looked at it.”
“Like I know anything about healing.” Scooting back across the floor, he leaned against the opposite wall. His eyes returned to the rain. “The sun will be going down soon. You should probably get some sleep.”
“I don’t feel like sleeping. How about talking?”
Inuyasha never really cared for talking, mainly because it involved sharing. But this was Kagome he was with. Somehow he didn’t mind sharing with her. “Go ahead.”
“If something happened to me, what would you do?”
A frown crossed his face. “Who’d do something to you?”
“I mean in the future if some demon or man were to hurt me… what would you do?”
“I’d kill them.”
“I don’t know. To avenge you, I guess.”
“Just to avenge me?”
“Kagome, don’t ask me things like that. I don’t want to think about it… at least not unless it happens. And then I’ll just react.” His body slumped against the wall and he shivered a moment. Somewhere in the west, beneath the clouds, the sun was goi...