~Freak Attraction: Seven-Man Circus~
Chapter Four: Consequences
"Kagome… talk to me."
Lifting her head slightly from the lumpy pillow of their cot, Kagome looked over her shoulder to see the off-white of Inuyasha's night-robe, his shoulders tensed where he lay on his side. "Talk to you? About what?"
"Anything" came his clipped reply, and Kagome felt a seed of worry taking root inside her. Since his first 'performance' had ended that night and they'd brought the evening meal to Jinenji and the others, Inuyasha had been his usual gruff self, only remarking briefly how glad he was for that night to be over. They'd returned to their tent and silently prepared for bed, fidgeting awkwardly as they settled next to each other on their shared cot. She'd thought he would be eager to get a good night's rest before their presence was demanded again in the morning; the fact that he wanted to talk was troubling.
"Inuyasha?" She questioned softly, sitting up and leaning over his hunched f