|From Feudal Fairytale to Middle Earth
Author: HisLordFluffiness PM
LOTRINUxover LegolasKagome fic. The final wish on the jewel is made. But Kagome is sent on yet another journey. This time though, Midoriko sends her to Middle Earth. Here she discovers new and old friends, as well as new rivals and a new love?Rated: Fiction T - English - Adventure/Romance - Legolas & Kagome H. - Chapters: 13 - Words: 40,774 - Reviews: 265 - Favs: 297 - Follows: 316 - Updated: 04-17-13 - Published: 08-09-07 - id: 3712616
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Chapter 1: Final Wish
HLF: Okay I finally had time to type and post this!
Kagome: About time...
HLF: Shut up you're lucky I put you with Legolas!
Kagome: Erm...I meant thanks?
HLF: Pfft... Whatever... Well. Let's get started shall we?
REVISED: May 13, 2009
Kagome stared blankly at the Shikon no Tama. The whole jewel.
Today was the day she had to leave. Inuyasha knew what he wanted in his life... and his life just happened to exclude her. She regretted the day before the battle with Naraku. The day Inuyasha came up to her and made her promise he would get the final wish.
She had agreed stupidly and now she was paying the price. She had thought he wouldn't have hurt her like this... ever.
The wish he wanted to make on the jewel. He wanted his precious clay-pot Kikyo to live again. Even if it meant he had to rip Kagome's soul... or what was left of it, from her very body.
Midoriko would be there... She was at least some form of comfort... Even if she was a spirit. Sango, Miroku and Shippo would be there as well, Kirara too.
They would be there to witness her death. If only there was another way... if only. Her dear hopes she held close to her were in vain.
'It was almost time to leave' was a thought of many running through Kagome's head as she watched as the sun began to hide itself behind the horizon. Soon the moon would appear and shine its beautiful white light upon the world shattering the darkness that would soon come to pass.
She slowly proceeded to walk towards Kaede's village slowly, just cherishing the last moments of her life in the Feudal Era.
She even lied to her family for him. Telling them that the well would not allow her to pass through after the jewel was complete, which it did. But she didn't tell them the real reason. About how she was going to die.
Her mother even wished her a good life and to find that one special person. Maybe that wasn't what fate had in store for her. Fate probably thought it would be best if she were left alone all her life. She was always so alone.
Upon arrival at Kaede's village, she was greeted with the sadness and sympathy of the villagers. Many of them would look at her in pity.
They had seen the undead priestess, Kikyo pass by moments before and head for Kaede's hut. That was the first time they had seen the miko in many years. It was scary to think she was once alive.
As she stepped into Kaede's hut she saw the two lovers in the corne. Kikyo was laughing with a high-pitched squeal... Kagome didn't know how Inuyasha could stand it... with his sensitive hearing and all. Kikyo glared at her as Inuyasha said nothing.
Kagome remained silent with emotionless eyes, "Hmmm... Let's see, nothing, no and no" she said flipping him off and walking out the tiny little hut only to be greeted with the sight of Miroku with Shippo on his shoulder.
"Why hello Lady Kagome" he said greeting her as Shippo latched onto her neck with tears in his eyes. He knew as well as anyone what would soon come to pass.
"Hey Miroku" she said, smiling lightly. "Do you know where Sango is?" she asked politely her eyes questioning.
"Last time I saw she was at the god tree..." he said, " I'll come with you, Lady Kagome"
Kagome nodded silently as they walked off to see Sango in Inuyasha's forest.
'Why does Kagome have to go? I pleaded with Inuyasha and he still doesn't care and his decision is still the same. What is wrong with him?!' She thought, mentally huffing.
'Kagome loved him since she came here. She was fifteen then and five years have passed making her twenty now! How could he have not made some sort of move one her! She sacrificed everything for him'
'I guess you can't change who you love… And I'm guessing Kagome probably lost that love for him two or three years ago. She doesn't talk about him at the hot springs with me anymore…' Sango thought sighing and getting up.
"Sango!" she heard a feminine voice call her.
"Oh hey Kagome. I was just... thinking. Well, how are you doing?" Sango asked politely.
"Fine, hey we got to go now for the beginning of the ceremony or are you not coming?" Kagome asked with a somewhat disappointed look.
"I-I'm coming. But sorry I couldn't convince him to, you know, save you instead..." Sango said her eyes glistening.
Kagome shook her head, "It's not your fault. Don't worry about it"
She then proceeded to paste on a fake smile.
Sango didn't buy it at all but nodded solemnly and walked at her side to the village.
Sango, Miroku, Shippo, Kirara and Kagome all stood a few meters from the God Tree. Its branches were withered and old but it still stood tall.
Kaede was among them sitting beneath the shade of the magnificent tree. Inuyasha and Kikyo later showed being as noisy as possible.
"Since ye are all present now, the ceremony shall begin" said Kaede, her voice hollow.
"Will Kagome and Kikyo please step forward" said Kaede looking at each woman in turn as they stepped up to stand in front of the old woman.
"Inuyasha, will be the one to make whatever wish he shall please on the Shikon no Tama given to him by Kagome Higurashi," she looked from Inuyasha to Kagome.
"Inuyasha has told me what he shall wish for in advance and that is why we require ye two women here."
"Inuyasha if ye must" she stated nodding in Inuyasha's direction.
Inuyasha strode to stand in the place where Kaede had just stood.
"Well, yeah here goes" he said in a gruff voice.
He cleared his throat winking at Kikyo while she giggled, "I wish to make Kikyo alive again"
The Shikon no Tama stayed silent for a few moments before turning a bright pink.
Kagome flinched slightly as a blinding light sprang forth from the jewel. It then proceeded to surround Kagome with its light, it's power flowing around her like a feathery caress.
Then in no time at all Kagome was gone, as was the jewel, her soul loomed haughtily in the air before whizzing into Kikyo's body.
Was this the end of our dear heroine, Kagome Higurashi? It would seem the jewel had more in mind for this young girl then most could ever imagine…
Sango burst out crying as did Shippo, leaving a broken Miroku to console them.
Kikyo glanced at her body, she didn't feel much different… Inuyasha stared at her as if noticing something new and lifted her off her feet and swung her around in a circle.
'What an idiot! There's nothing different about me! That wench must've done something to it… useless copy' Kikyo thought, irritated, but still wrapping her arms around Inuyasha's neck.
Kagome shuddered as her eyes opened. She was lying on… a cloud?! She sat straight up, her eyes wide and scared.
"Where am I?" she stammered to herself.
"Do not fear, young Kagome" said an angelic voice. Kagome tried to pin-point who the person was but it seemed the voice was all around her.
Suddenly a bright light erupted and out of it, emerged Midoriko.
Kagome sighed relieved, "Midoriko-sama, it's just you"
Kagome smiled at her while Midoriko retaliated with a gentle smile of her own.
"Child, your time is not up yet" she said as she knelt in front of Kagome to grasp her shoulders firmly. Kagome stared at her clueless.
"I don't understand, Midoriko" Kagome said, her face clearly showing it.
"You will understand soon child. I cannot tell you all you must or will do…" Midoriko looked at Kagome's disappointed face, "But for now I can tell you this…"
Kagome's facial features lit up visibly.
"You will go to the realm known as, Middle Earth. There, you will follow your new companion. Though he may be old, I assure you he is ten times as wise… I have already notified him of your coming and when you see him, do not be surprised that he knows your name" Midoriko smiled at her.
"He will then take you to meet a hobbit named Frodo" she said. "Frodo is young like you, and holds a great destiny before him that I appoint you to guide him in. He will be wary of you but gain his trust and you will be rewarded"
"The rest of your companions will be as strong and sturdy as most…" she trailed off to describe them, "A great leader, a magnificent archer, a dangerous swordsman and… a somewhat 'comical' dwarf" Midoriko grinned at that while Kagome was left to wonder why.
"Your time here is quickly shortening but before you leave… I must present you with gifts. They are all I am able to offer to you" she said as a faint mewling sound was heard. "Now, to bring forth my first" she said, motioning to a flock of clouds to her side.
Out of the midst of clouds strode a neko. It's eyes a pale silver and its coat black as night itself with silver streaks here and there. It mewed again and padded over to stand beside Midoriko.
"Treat it well and earn its trust" she said hoisting the neko into the Kagome's arms. It hissed, gnashing its teeth together. Kagome gaped at Midoriko. What was she supposed to do with this little devil?
"Reassure it" said Midoriko.
Kagome stared at her for a minute longer. Well, nothing's going to happen anytime soon if I don't even try.
"Ummm… I'm not here to hurt you?" she said looking somewhat clueless at the neko.
'You'll have to do better than that to 'convince' me'
Kagome's jaw dropped at the neko while it almost seemed to grin slyly. It had talked… in her head…. What kind of neko was this?
"It is easier to speak in one's mind things that you cannot from one's mouth" stated Midoriko her heart warming at the sight of the two.
Kagome nodded, chewing at her bottom lip.
'Uhh… Hi? I'm not really used to talking in my head. Well, I guess I should give it a shot then. Hm, let's see…My name's Kagome Higurashi. I'm twenty and I think that's all…Well, what about you? What's your name?' she stared at the neko expectantly.
The neko's eyes grew wide as he heard those words escape her mind. He then decided o reply.
'I know all about you do not worry. As for my name… People might've referred to me as 'Dark' for my coat' he thought looking pointedly at his black fur.
'But you can call me whatever you want I suppose since you are my new master' he thought, somewhat disappointed.
'Well, I wouldn't want to change your name… So can I call you Dark too?'
The neko nodded its eyes grateful.
Dark then jumped from her arms to her shoulder and cleaned his delicate paws.
Midoriko smiled, "I see you've succeeded. Well I should let you know what he can do… He controls fire and ice. Though his abilities are a bit limited… as is his patience and temper" she laughed as Dark narrowed his silver eyes at her.
"Now, back on track" she cleared her throat. "My second gift is a weapon and armour set. As well as some clothing. Though you will not have time to look it through at the moment for our time is short" just as she said that, Kagome's black duffle bag was presented to her.
(A/N: Kagome never had one but in this story she does and its… 'magic' so it can hold unlimited items. It'd just be hard if she had to load and unload things all the time cause her bag was too heavy…)
Kagome managed to slip it on one shoulder with Dark hopping onto her head. She then nodded to Midoriko as if asking her to continue.
"My last gift is very complicated and interesting. Once you enter Middle Earth you will be transformed into an elf"
Kagome pulled on her own ears for a second, "You mean the pointy-eared people?" she said pointing at her ears.
Kagome squeaked. 'I'm going to have big ears! But I heard that elves we're very beautiful…'
'Oh stop complaining the best thing to do is accept it and move forward!' scolded Dark in her head.
Kagome nodded determinedly and said, "I will cherish this gift Midoriko"
"Good choice, child. I must warn you though. There will be many hardships in this journey. But there are many more solutions. I can only pray that you make the right ones" smiled Midoriko.
A bright light encircled Kagome and Dark.
"Now you must go. I wish you luck. Just remember that when in doubt confide in yourself" said Midoriko pointing to her heart before she was gone in a flash of blinding light.
HLF: Okay chappie one is finished! There was so many bright lights... It got me dazed...
Kagome: -fuming- Legolas isn't in here at all!
HLF: He's in the next chapter! I promise. Geez stop whining!
Dark: I already told her to stop whining!
Kagome: B-But I wanna see my Legolas... -cries-
HLF: Ummm... there-there. Calm down. Everything is going to be fine?
I never was good at consoling people...Well review please!