"Please protect yourselves. I could not bare it if another precious person is lost today." I closed my eyes. The pulsing in my body got stronger. "Ayako... what's... what's happening to you?" Kagome sounded horrified. I turned to her and smiled. "Well... I don't know... but it's not good." My skin stiffened. I looked at my hands. Red scales covered the back if my hands and arms. Under my makeshift outfit, I could feel the scales spread around my body. What's going on now?