Legal Human Practice
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Kuwabara Kazuma stared into a pair of large innocent green eyes, eyes that stared back at him in wonder, and a little apprehension. He glanced at Hiei who awkwardly held the baby in his arms.
A baby that was most certainly not Japanese.
“Why do you have a baby?”
Hiei's face was as close to a pout as it would ever get. “You wanted a child.”
“Yeah, but I said we could adopt...legally.”
Hiei lifted a brow. “Is leaving a child on a doorstep a legal human practice?”
Kuwabara huffed and folded his arms. “Of course not...you found him on a doorstep?”
“A human of considerate power left him on the stoop of a mundane human dwelling. He wore a pointed hat.”
“A magician, a sorcerer, or whatever the magic users are calling themselves now.”
Kuwabara looked closer at the little boy, who couldn't be more than a year old, if that. Gently he placed his hand on top of the child's head and let a bit of his spirit energy touch the boy.
He felt the boy's magic respond cautiously, though friendly enough. However there was a dark and jagged slash embedded in the kid's soul, it matched the new scar on his forehead.
Someone had wailed on the kid with majorly dark energy, he wondered if Genkai could heal it.
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