Title: Moment of Triumph
Author: Kristen Sharpe
Date: October 2, 2004
Disclaimer: Inuyasha, the character and the series, belongs to Rumiko Takahashi, Shogakukan Inc., and Sunrise.
Author's Note: A more comical look at the same concept I used in "Retribution" that hit me as I was working on edits for "Retribution". This is also my first attempt at a 100 word fanfic. I'm a little rough yet, but I hope to try more eventually.
It was the worst possible outcome. Using one of his puppet decoys, Naraku had distracted Inuyasha, giving his real body time to get behind the hanyou. Kagome realized his intention an instant before it happened. Before she could cry out, the hanyou was gone, engulfed by Naraku.
As the harsh laughter of the enemy they had fought so long and hard echoed across the clearing, Sango and Miroku stared in horror.
Amazingly, Kagome smiled.
Naraku had forgotten, or perhaps never known.
Smile still in place, the schoolgirl stepped in front of the monster and stated in a clear voice, “Osuwari.”