Despite the lateness of the hour, Akemi granted Shari's request and gave the partytheir audience.
She'd clearly been woken up by it, too, as the daimyo of Mizunokuni's hair was now loose and without adornment, and she was without the heavy make-up and jewelry she wore before. Also she was wearing only a much plainer sarong and strapless bikini. Given the look in her eyes and the status of her hair, she'd fairly literally just woken up. Even without the make-up or the jewelery, though, the woman was stunning.
Shinko was at her side, already in his armor and at the ready. "Whatever happened, it wasn't me." Akemi started, yawning. "My issue with you, Ms. Tsunzaku, is wholly personal and were I to act on it I assure you I would have dealt with you myself rather than sending an assassin. I am not a coward." She streched , and adjusted her top. Shinko seemed to avert his eyes and blush a little. "And I already told you that if you don't fuck up I won't hurt you." Shinko offered to get her some tea, which she refused with a smile. "I'm fine, thank you. Anyway, what happened, Tsunzaku?"