Chapter 17:

Her Tears, His Apology, Her Revenge

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(Capsule Corp.)

Vegeta appeared just as Inuyasha finished the story however it didn't stop the Sayain Prince from walking up to the hanyou and punching him in the nose and threw the wall into the yard. Bulma sighed as the vein in her forehead was throbbing because of the fact that she had to replace the wall yet again.

"Vegeta!" She yelled as she stormed through the hole in the wall. "Inuyasha I don't know you good enough yet but Prince of Assholinss is going to get it if he thinks that he can just start tearing down walls in MY house!"

Vegeta spun around and glared at Bulma. "Stay out of this Onna or you shall be next." His eyes were flashing in between super sayain teal to his normal black. Bulma just nodded knowing that she shouldn't push him.

Goku on the other hand wouldn't let Inuyasha get hit again. He jumped in front of Vegeta with his arms crossed. "Come on Vegeta if any one should be pounding his head in it should be me but I think he will get something worse by facing what happened to Kagome the three weeks that Kikyo first arrived." There was a glint into his eyes. "And if he doesn't you can always show him a little bit about sayain culture." he winked at the Prince.

Vegeta snarled as he crossed his arms and narrowed his eyes. "DO NOT test me, mutt." Inuyasha nodded as he stood. "Kagome is my mate and I will kill anyone that has hurt her."

Inuyasha's eyes grew wide but he nodded in understanding because he would do anything to anyone who hurt Kikyo. "I understand but you need to understand that I had just found my mate after finding out she had died while pinning me to a fucking tree." He sighed and fell to the ground. "So yeah I was a little preoccupied at the time." He shook his head ashamed of himself.

Vegeta snorted as he crossed his arms. "Stand up, mutt." He ordered turning his back. "We need to get back to my mate in order for you to heal her."

Inuyasha didn't say anything as he stood up and walked over to where Vegeta was. Placing a hand on the sayain's shoulder. Inuyasha had to close his eyes as he felt his stomach roll. Vegeta however just smirked as he watched the half breed bend over and lose his lunch. Wrinkling his nose he turned and started to head to the cave on the island.

"Come on." Vegeta called about five feet from him.

Inuyasha growled as he stood and ran to catch up to Vegeta. Shoving his arms in his sleeves he sniffed the air frowning when he could smell Kagome's scent. It didn't take long before Inuyasha and Vegeta came to the cave to see a weak Kagome curled up in a ball on a pallet of furs with one draped over her. Inuyasha's eyes grew wide at the whimpering heap that was Kagome. He had always seen her strong never had he seen her like this. If this is what she was like after Kikyo showed... He let the thought trail off not wanting to see where it went because he already knew.

"You may stay here no more than two hours." Vegeta turned around and leveled his black eyes at the hanyou. "I pray for your sake that she is better when I return."

In a blink of an eye Vegeta was gone leaving Inuyasha to face what he didn't face before she left. They had talked after ward but never about the three or four weeks before Kikyo showed. Shaking his head he walked over and sat down in front of Kagome. His ears were flattened against his head knowing that he was the cause of this pain and the only one who helped her was his icicle of a brother.

"Kagome?" Inuyasha whispered watching the girl come too.

Kagome sat up slowly and blinked a couple of times before she saw Inuyasha sitting before her. "Inu..." She looked around then held her head. "My fault that she was dead and my fault you don't …... No, no, no, no, no, no..."

Inuyasha cringed and took a deep breathe, he knew what he had to do. Standing up he scooped up a screaming Kagome and took her to the tallest tree there was and sat holding her to his chest. A comforting rumble came from his chest. Inuyasha knew that it wasn't a mating purr but it was a family soothing purr. One is higher than the other. Kagome finally settled down. When she was able to speak clearly she raised her watery blue eyes to his golden ones.

"Why are y-you h-here, Inu-Inuyasha?" Kagome whispered her bottom lip trembling. "Sh-shouldn't you be wi-with Kikyo?" Her eyes clenched tighter.

"I should be but I was told that my best friend needed me." Inuyasha nuzzled her neck. "I am sorry Kagome." He pulled back and looked into her eyes. "I..." He swallowed thickly. "I should have been there for you when you were hurting instead of following around Kikyo like a lost puppy. When I was able to come and see you I thought you would have your mate but I find out your still hung up on me. What makes me so special, Kagome? You have a mate here that cares for you just as much if not more than I did. You can have everything you ever wanted here but you still hold onto me. Why?" Inuyasha couldn't believe that he was asking Kagome all this but he felt that it was needed because of the fact that she was hurting. Maybe she needs to come to terms that he isn't the man for her.

Kagome bit her lip as she tightened her grip on hario. "You were always there to protect me and take care of me when I needed it. You are heroic as well as kind even with the bad attitude. I love your dog ears as much as I love that you are who you are. I don't love you just because of your looks I love you because you were always there." She sighed laying her head on his chest.

"Kagome?" Inuyasha hesitantly asked. "Do you know anything about youkai mating?"

Kagome frowned as she shook her head. Inuyasha couldn't help but sigh. "Its about scent and from what you told me that is what Sayain's mating works." He raised her head to look into his eyes. "Do you understand what I'm trying to say?" He frowned not liking the sadness in her eyes.

"That Kikyo is your mate based on her scent." Her eyes were full of understanding and hurt. "Does that mean that you never saw me but Kikyo when I kissed you?"

"That I can honestly tell you that No, I never thought of Kikyo while I was kissing you." He looked into her eyes with honest eyes. "When I kissed you Kagome I wished that you were my mate but I had to come to realize that she was my mate no matter how much I wished it wasn't true. We aren't given our destinies because of the pleasantry but because of how we will succeed during our times."

Kagome gave Inuyasha a watery smile as she flung her arms around his neck. "Thank you for being honest with me." She kissed his cheek before she pulled back and sat down on the limb in front of him. "So tell me what is your thoughts of Vegeta?" She raised a brow.

Inuyasha scoffed. "Ass hole reminds me of my brother."

(In a Cave Somewhere)

Chi-Chi moaned as she blinked a couple of times as she tried to raise up. "Where..." Her voice was gruff and she felt like her body went through the ringer.

You are wiser than you appear dear. A voice in her head commented.

Chi-Chi jumped up as she spun around not noticing that her leg was back. "Who's there?" She held her hands up in front of her. "Come out so that I can kick your ass." She hissed through her teeth.

Sorry sweet heart but you wished for me to heal you thus I had to become one with you. The voice chuckled, as her head looked down at her legs without her willing it. It was your choice after all.

Chi-Chi's eyes widen in shock at seeing both of her legs. "The man with the dark hair..." She held one side of her head while the other reached out to the side of the cave to steady her. "He wanted to get Goku's sister, Kagome. She was the one who blew my leg off because the green guy, Piccolo, tackled her. It would have killed me but someone intervened."

Because you were still needed. He told her softly. The name is Magatsuhi. I was part of the jewel that is inside her body. It travels so we need to complete tear her apart to find it.

Chi-Chi smirked but then frowned as she fell to the ground unable to hold herself up any longer. "I can't even stand so how can I defeat Kagome." Her head was still hurting but the pain was fleeting. "They are both sayains while I am human and have no where near their power." She clenched her eyes together trying to think of a way.

Since we merge together we have become one. Magatsuhi told her. My power is yours which you are just as strong as Kagome if not stronger. Even Goku and Vegeta cant take you on.

Chi-Chi didn't know why she felt that she could trust him but she smirked. "You mean that I am stronger that Kagome." She looked down at herself. "Then why don't I feel any different?" She snarled slamming her fist into the ground.

Magatsuhi laughed at her. Because you need to be trained you idiot! Chi-Chi could only narrow her eyes into blank space.

"Then lets start the training, already!" Chi-Chi jumped up as her ki shot around her like a flame being ignited. "I'll that bitch Kagome and that bitch that is trying to take my Goku, Kayumi."

As you wish...

Chi-Chi then fainted and a dark barrier was placed over her fallen body. It looked as though someone layed her like that but if you looked closely you could see the muscle tensing and releasing as if she was in battle however all her training was in her mind.

(Kami's Look Out)

Dende sighed as he stood by a transparent Miko. They were looking out over the world that they were trying to protect.

"Do you think Kagome will come back?" Dende asked hesitantly.

Midoriko nodded as she placed a hand on the young namek's shoulder. "I do Dende but you must have faith in them and her as well." She turned to see that someone was on their way. "I believe that you will have a visitor shortly. Til then I shall return to King Kai's planet."

Dende bowed as he smiled to her. "Stay safe and have a good flight." He watched as the elder miko vanished. Dende turned and looked out over the side of the look out. "I truly hope that Inuyasha helps Kagome before its to late." He whispered as Mr. Popo came outside.

"Dinner is served, Dende." He stood there with his hands folded behind his back.

Dende nodded as he headed inside. "Mr. Popo do you feel like something isn't going to go as planned." He looked at the man that had been here since Kami had arrived.

"Do not worry Dende." Mr. Popo smiled. "Mr. Popo knows that the Z-gang will come through in the end. Even Ms. Kagome. Now come before dinner gets cold." He ushered the small guardian into the dinning room.

Mr. Popo could feel the evil but he had faith in Goku and the others that things would be fine.

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Author Note – Here is the chapter that you all have been waiting for. Next Vegeta will go back to the island and speak with Kagome. What will happen? Who will Chi-Chi go after first? Stay tuned to find out til then keep reading and reviewing...

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