Chapter 5:

"Did you hear me, Kurama? I said we should start going. Or if you want I wouldn't mind staying here with you tonight and…have a bit of fun?"

Kurama bit the inside of his cheek. "No, I…I'm going,"

Kurama quickly slipped his shoes on, but suddenly he felt Karasu put an arm around him. Kurama jumped away and quickly reached up into his hair for his rose…but it wasn't there!

"Looking for this?" Said Karasu while holding the rose to Kurama.

Kurama made a grab for it, but Karasu quickly pulled it out of his reach. "Give it," said Kurama harshly.

"This? Why would I do that? You'll only use it against me. I certainly don't want that. I'll hold on to it and give it back later,"

Kurama scowled but other then that, remained calm. "Fine"

"Good. Then come on," Karasu grabbed Kurama's hand and started dragging him out of the room. Kurama quickly pulled his hand away and stopped.

"Don't touch me, Karasu," Kurama said angrily.

"Why not? I told you my touch will do nothing to you…nothing bad anyways," he smirked.

"I don't care. I don't want you near me. I-,"

The next thing Kurama knew was Karasu was carrying him out of the door. Kurama hit and kicked Karasu as hard as he could but it didn't seem to have any affect. He finally gave up and stopped with a sigh.

"Where are you taking me?"

"Kurama, just out of a while, for a drink or two,"

"Or twenty, in your case most probably," mumbled Kurama, knowing what they would be drinking.

"What was that?"

"Nothing," said Kurama innocently.

Karasu laughed. "Don't worry, I'm not a big drinker, especially around a lady…er…you,"

"And I don't drink at all, so we'll be just fine,"

"You don't drink? Then how do you get a voice like you're always high?"

"What! I don't sound like I'm high! This…is my normal voice,"

"I'm just kidding with you, koi. And a lovely voice you have. How I love to here it in more ways then one…and hope to,"

Kurama bit his lip and groaned inwardly. He knew what Karasu meant. Why was he like this all of a sudden? He wanted something. Kurama knew it. There would be no other reason. He quickly looked to Karasu.

"What do you want from me? Stop all this and just tell me,"

Karasu cocked an eyebrow in amusement. "What do you mean? I think you are a bit confused. I told you I want you."

"No! No you don't! There's something else! Is it that you want your name off the Reikai files in spirit world! I can do it! Just let me go!" Yelled Kurama hysterically.

"No, no, no, love! You have it all wrong! Now, you'll understand soon enough, but for now, we're going to be late if we don't go now,"

"No! I'm not going anywhere!" Said Kurama as he swiftly ran over to the bathroom door. He slammed it shut and quickly locked it and sat by in the ground. "I'm not going!" He yelled to Karasu through the door.

"Love…I do have a key for that door. It won't do you much good to lock it. Are you going to unlock it or will I have to go get the key?"


"Key it is. I'll be right back, sugar. Stay here like a good kit," chuckled Karasu. "I always loved these games, Kurama, how did you know?"

Kurama let up a gasp of shock as he scrambled up from the foot of the door. He should have known he would have a key! Kurama quickly looked around the room. There were cabinets full of lotions, shampoo, conditioners, and hot oils. Just the kind of bathroom Karasu would have. There was also still the tub of boiling hot water and a marble sink. And it was just his luck that there were no windows.

He thought fast and quickly moved a cabinet, without knocking down the bottles. To his surprise and joy, he saw an air vent. He quickly bent down and took off the cage off it. He would be a bit snug, but he would fit. He quickly started in it, knowing that Karasu would be back soon. After he was in he tucked his arms to his side and started moving his way in. But soon the vent became smaller and smaller and he could to longer fit any farther. He cursed when he remembered he never moved the cabinet back. That's when he heard the door open, he desperately tried to go farther, but to no success. Suddenly he felt someone grab his feet and pull him out.

"I win! What's my prize?"

"Nothing!" Yelled Kurama as he pushed Karasu away and sprinted to the door. He got out and then ran down a long hall, looking for a doorway out. Finally he came to a large corridor with a very large door. He grabbed and knob and started pulling, that when he saw Karasu walking towards him. He franticly pulled the door open and ran run into the crisp night air. But suddenly he tripped and stumbled down the stairs. Once he landed at the down he tried getting up but, couldn't! He started to blindly crawl, but then felt a pair of arms wrap around him and pull him up. Kurama let out a cry and kick, but nothing worked.

"Kurama, Kurama, stop this. You know it's no use,"

And soon enough Kurama stopped and looked up to Karasu. "What do you want with me! Where are you taking me!"

"Kurama, don't yell. You'll attract other demons. Now let's go,"


"Maybe he's not ready to be taken out just yet," thought Karasu.

"How about we just stay home?" Asked Karasu kindly.