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Pairing: Naruto/Kagome

Rated: T

"I'm always a bit sore after I... transform like that," Naruto said quietly, "You don't need to fuss over me." He sighed, though he subtly preened under Kagome's affections.

"Do you know how extensive the damage is from the Kyuubi's chakra?" Kagome frowned, sitting by Naruto's bedside, "Of course I'm going to 'fuss' over you."

Naruto smiled, blinking in surprise when Kagome suddenly climbed onto the bed and abruptly lifted his shirt, "Woah!" He blushed lightly, "I don't think I'm up to it, Kagome-chan."

Kagome gave him a deadpan stare, "Jiraiya-sama really has influenced you way too much, hasn't he?" She rolled her eyes, staring at the seal tattooed on Naruto's stomach, "I'm just going to reinforce the seal."

Naruto blinked again, shuddering under Kagome's spiritual powers as she traced the swirl-like marking with glowing pink fingers, "There, all done!" She smiled after a few moments, blinking when Naruto sighed in content.

There was something poking her in her thigh...