Chapter 5: The Rescue and the Start of the Duel

InuYasha and Sesshōmaru were heading over to Fearless Leader Apple’s hideout. On the way there, InuYasha said,

“So, I like to know how you are helping Mrs. Higurashi.”

“I’m doing it because a lot of people are caring about you two here,” said Sesshōmaru. “Anyways, we’re here.”

“So,” said Lime Zest, “you two are here to save Kikyo and Kagome. Too bad, you will not pass here.”

“We’ll see,” said InuYasha.

InuYasha and Sesshōmaru fight against the Zest Gang. While they were doing it, Kagome and Kikyo located inside them decides to fight their way out of their spot.

“Oh no, you don’t,” said Lemon Zest. “You are staying here.”

“Oh Brother,” said Kikyo.

The fight continued for two hours. The Zest Gang was pretty beat up. Kagome and Kikyo got rescued. Kagome asked,

“When’s the Duel?”

“The duel is happening in about ten minutes,” said Sesshōmaru.

“Who is going to do the duel?” asked InuYasha.

“I will,” said Kikyo. “I accepted the challenge, and I have to follow through.”

“Okay,” said Kagome, “I have faith in you. Now win this.”

All four of them went to Kagome’s Junior High School. When they got there, Kikyo and Kagome went to the girl’s room to change clothes so that they think Kikyo is Kagome and Kagome is Kikyo. When they got to the archery range, Hojo said,

“You are just in time, Higurashi.”

“NO!” said Orange Zest, “She did not make it.”

“Not by my watch,” said Hojo. “Now the rules, you get 20 arrows. Your goal is to hit as many bulls-eyes as you can. The one who hits most bulls-eyes wins. You were here first, Orange Zest so you go first.”

“Okay,” said Orange Zest.

Orange Zest took his twenty arrows. Hojo counting,

“One. Two. Three. Four. Five. Six. Seven. Eight. Nine. Ten. Eleven. Twelve. Thirteen. Fourteen. Fifteen. Sixteen. Seventeen. Eighteen. Nineteen. Nineteen Bulls-eyes. Higurashi, you need to hit all twenty to win. Are you ready?”

“Yes,” said Kikyo as Kagome.

“Then let’s get to it,” said Hojo.