“I missed you!” wailed a distraught kitsune.
Kagome smiled and patted his head. “I missed you too. Where’s Inu-Yasha?”
The kitsune stopped his wailing to point in a direction. “He’s in a weird mood.”
Kagome nodded. She bent down to go through her pack, taking out two objects. “Stay here, I’ll 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. “I’m back, where are you?”