|Fighting Monsters, Becoming Monsters: Inuyasha
Author: Word Jester PM
An Inuyasha vignette. It's hard not to become a monster, the very thing you are fighting to protect others against, when you are a "monsters" yourself.Rated: Fiction T - English - Friendship - Inuyasha - Words: 306 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11-09-11 - Status: Complete - id: 7538062
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Whoever fights monsters…
She jumped back just in time to avoid the attack targeted at her chest, jabbing her sword forward in an act of retaliation. She smirked in grim satisfaction as her blade pierced the flesh of her enemy, their screams of agony echoing loudly in her ears.
"You're too late, priestess!" the dying demon chocked around a mouth full of blood. It cackled noisily before it was stopped short by the woman's sword removing itself from its resting place in monster's stomach. She turned away from the creature as it fell lifeless to the ground and settled her gaze upon the crouched figure of her long time, silver-haired companion.
Should see to it that in the process…
"Inuyasha!" The dark haired woman rushed to her friend's side, taking his face in her hands as she took in his ragged appearance, looking over the strange purple stripes across his cheeks. "Inuyasha, say something!" The hairs on the back of her neck began to rise as a low growl sounded deep within the hanyou's throat. "Inuyasha?"
She jumped back just in time to avoid being ripped open by his long claws. The woman stared in shock as the half demon she had come to know as her friend stood to his feet, an eerie smiled spread across his face.
This wasn't the dog demon she had come to know these past few months; his claws were longer, as were his fangs and his eyes: red and iris-less with slit-shaped pupils. This was a –
He does not become a monster."
"Inuyasha," his name fell in a whisper from her lips, grabbing his attention. The woman stood frozen to her spot as her friend lunged forward, his claws aimed for her heart and his eyes glowing with unbridled bloodlust.