Chapter 2: The search of pure human blood
“There’s no scent of a demon or anything, not even a hint of her blood.” “What!?” They all said. “That’s it; the beast that killed her drank every single drop of her blood.” The man answered that was lying with the dead women in his arms. “Drank her blood?” Sango repeated. “How horrible?” “To me this sounds like a vampire attack, but vampires don’t exist, even if they did, they don’t live in this country.” Kagome thought.
It was now late afternoon when they found a small village.
“Oh why don’t we stay in for the night?” Kagome suggested. “What’s wrong with the outdoors?” Inu-yasha asked. “Nothing, but I just feel like sleeping in someplace comfier." “Yes, besides I could use a clean hot bath.” Sango agreed. The two girls both nodded to each other with a grin. “And I suppose I could take a look around the village.” Miroku smirked, walking off. “Hey…” Sango started, but he was already down the road. “I can’t believe that guy.” “And I can go play with the other kids.” Shippo smiled watching the children of the village playing. “Go ahead Shippo.” Kagome smiled. That said he was off. Inu-yasha sighed. “And I guess I’ve been beaten again.” Kagome and Sango both smiled.
“Excuse me young travellers.” A middle aged man spoke. “I can have you stay the night with us.” “Are you serious?” Kagome asked happily. “Sure, why not, we enjoy new comers.” He smiled. Inu-yasha snorted. “First, we see if there’s any other places free for us.” The man looked upon the hanyou. “Why, you don’t trust me?” He peered. “Now, I’m feeling more insecure.” Inu-yasha noted. “Inu-yasha... I’m sorry, we’ll get back to you.” Kagome apologised to the man pulling Inu-yasha away. “Why are you being such a jerk?” She frowned. “Yeah, he was offering us very kindly.” Sango said. “Feh.” “Let’s check at the inn first I guess.” Sango proposed.
A few minutes later…
“Get these demons out of here!” The inn keeper ordered. “Okay, okay, geez.” Kagome huffed. “See, I told you should just camp out.” Inu-yasha spoke. Right then Miroku passed by them talking with the ladies of the village. “Now, now ladies, you shouldn’t fear that horrible demon, I will be here to protect you.” He boasted“Oh!!” The girls screamed with excitement. “Ha-ha!” He laughed. Sango growled. “Miroku…” Miroku stopped when he felt a sudden chill. He turned and saw Sango standing there in anger. “S-Sango…” The scene was left with a loud slap across his face. “You dirty player!” “Uh oh, Miroku did it this time.” Kagome said.
“What’s the difference this always happens?” Inu-yasha snorted. “Are you really that stupid?” Shippo said, popping out of nowhere. “Where’d you come from?” Kagome wondered. “All the kids went home, it’s late.” Shippo replied. “So we got anywhere to stay?” Sango and Kagome sighed. “Nope, Inu-yasha scared the inn keeper away.” Kagome noted. “I guess we should go back to the man that offered us a spot.” Sango suggested getting over Miroku’s dirty habits. “Yeah.” Kagome nodded.
It wasn’t long until they all got back to the middle aged man’s house.
“Oh so you all returned, I suppose they were full?” He guessed. “You could say that I guess.” Kagome laughed awkwardly. “Please come in.” He smiled, leading them into his home. When they entered it was very roomy and he wasn’t alone he had 3 daughters, one older and two younger about the age 8 or9. “Good evening everyone, daddy told me we’d have visitors, come I’ll show you to your rooms.” The oldest daughter greeted. Miroku wasted no time and followed right beside her.
They all came back and sat down around the fire, waiting for supper.
“You see, and you wanted to sleep outdoors, he’s not so bad is he?” Kagome whispered to Inu-yasha. Miroku sat beside where the oldest daughter will be and Sango sat right next to him but not too close in case of invasion of body space. Shippo sat with Kirara in front of them with the two younger sisters. “I like your tail little raccoon.” One of the sisters’s stated. “Hmph, fox demon.” He corrected. “Oh then, cute tail little fox.” The other one said.
Shippo’s tail then wagged up and down, and slightly blushed. “Do you think Shippo’s crushing up on the sisters?” Kagome whispered. “He’s not grown enough to feel that way yet.” Inu-yasha snorted. "That's what you said when he saw Satsuki and in the end he was in love with her." Inu-yasha didn't reply. “Well, either way it’s cute.” She giggled.
The small bat perched himself on the roof of the hut spying on them mostly on Kagome. “That girl, who is she, where’s she from, she’s certainly not from around here, her clothes are different?”
“Dinner’s ready.” The oldest daughter announced, placing the bowl and plates in front of them. “Itadakimsau!” They all said. “What’s your name?” Miroku asked, as she sat down. “Oh, I haven’t introduced myself I’m so sorry, my name’s Yukana and these are my little twin sisters Suki-chan and Yuki-chan.” She replied. “What are all your names?”
“I go by the name Miroku and as you can see I’m monk.” He answered boldly. “My name’s Sango.” “Shippo.” “Kagome Higurashi.” She smiled. Kagome elbowed Inu-yasha. “Keh, Inu-yasha.”
“Kagome, Kagome is her name, it rings a bell; whoever she is I’m getting more interested.” Then the bat flew off back into the dark forest.
“Yukana do you have a mother?” Sango asked. “Huh, no, she passed away recently.” She answered sadly. “Sorry, I shouldn’t have asked.” Sango apologised. “No it’s alright, she’s still here with us.” She said with a weak smile. “I don’t want to be nosey but what happened to her was she sick?” Kagome asked. “No, she was attacked.” The father answered. “Attacked, by what, don’t tell me it was..?” Sango started. “If you were referring to the blood sucking demon, yes it was him.” The father answered. “Oh no…”
The two twins began to sob.
Shippo tried to comfort them. “It’s okay I don’t have a mother or a father either.” “You don’t, not even a father?” They both repeated. Shippo nodded, but he snickered a little when they both said it together. “I’m the one who acts like their mother around here.” Yukana mentioned. “How would you like if I was the father?” Miroku asked facing her. "What?”
“Hrrr…” Sango grumbled. Miroku took her hand in his. “Yukana, I would like you to bear my child.” The Inu-group besides Sango collapsed leaving Yukana wide eyed. Sango pulled on Miroku’s ear. “Eeoyow!” He yelped. “How dare you, you’re unbelievable.” She frowned, squeezing harder. "Owww!" “Just ignore him he always does this.” Shippo said. “What’s bear my child mean?” Suki asked her sister. “How am I supposed to know? Yuki replied.
Everyone finished their supper and was set for bed.
Inu-yasha lay at the front door keeping watch, as Kagome, Sango, Kirara, Shippo, the twins and the father were tucked in bed fast asleep. Miroku on the other hand was up watching over Yukana and sighed heavenly. “How long are you going to sit there and watch her?” Inu-yasha asked. “I don’t know until my eyes give out.” He smiled at her. “Keh, idiot.”
Somewhere dark in the forest…
The mysterious being was once again feeding on another young woman and was just about finished with her, she was already dead by the loss of blood. “No matter how much I feed, I still can’t find this pure blood and someone to carry on my spree, but luckily these stupid humans even they know about my attacks still allow young women to roam the grounds at night.” He chuckled.
He had finally finished his meal and threw her blue, dead body to the ground. “Soon my Kagome, soon I’ll have you in my arms; you must have what I’m looking for.” He smirked, licking the rest of blood off his fingers then he disappeared in the dark.
End of chapter 2.
Oh no Kagome’s in trouble, again. What’s going to happen next chapter I wonder? Well we just have wait and see won’t we? Please leave a review. I’m already starting the next chapter I can’t stop, but I need more reviews in order to continue this. Ta-ta for now.
Japanese vocabulary: This is just in case you don't understand.
Itadakimasu: thanks for the meal/short phrase as in grace or anything around that.
Sama: Someone who is treated like royalty or has spiritual powers, like Kagome, Kikyo and Miroku are monk and priestesses so you'd call the m sama
Chan: Use this mostly when your talking to a friend or someone younger than you like Yukana would say Suki-chan and Yuki-chan because they're her younger siblings.