Kagome tossed her backpack out of the well and climbed out after it. Im back! she beamed as something small and fuzzy attached itself to her.
I missed you! wailed a distraught kitsune.
Kagome smiled and patted his head. I missed you too. Wheres Inu-Yasha?
The kitsune stopped his wailing to point in a direction. Hes in a weird mood.
Kagome nodded. She bent down to go through her pack, taking out two objects. Stay here, Ill be right back, she called over her shoulder, heading in the direction Shippou had pointed.
Inu-Yasha¦ she called when she got to the tree line. She squinted up at all the tree limbs to catch sight of the red robed dog demon. Im back, where are you?
Something landed at her side. She turned to see the half demon staring down at her. Took you long enough, he grumbled.
Oh, dont be so grumpy, she smiled at him. You know I have to go to school.
I dont see why, he said with a pout.
Kagome could feel the hairs on the back of her neck begin to rise. What else am I going to do with my life after we finish this quest? she demanded.
He stared at her for a long moment with a confused look in his eyes. Finally he shrugged and looked away. We better get going¦
Wait, I brought something to show you, she said, forgetting her anger.
He looked at her from the corner of his eyes. What?
These! she said, lifting up the two dolls she had.
Dolls? Inu-Yasha scoffed.
Not just any dolls. Look at them. She held them out for his perusal.
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