Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this audacious adventure… especially for the one who survived. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.
Chapter 6: Weakened
Kagome knelt quietly in the firelight, wringing tepid water from the clothes she passed to Shippo. Modern medication seemed to have put Sesshoumaru under, but Inuyasha wasn’t taking chances. Only the kit was allowed close. “He won’t hurt the runt.”
So she helped. And felt helpless.
“His youki is dangerously weak,” said Miroku. “He needs time.”
“Keh. How many days we talking?”
The monk frowned. “We should be thinking in terms of weeks.”
Kagome was proud that Inuyasha didn’t hesitate.
“Then we need more cover.”
“Someplace defensible,” said Sango. “The completed Jewel will attract attention.”
Kohaku tentatively suggested, “Our village?”
Original Posting Date: March 13, 2018
Prompt: Tepid, suggested by LimitedEternity
Summary: In the aftermath of the Final Battle, the victors lick their wounds and look ahead. However, a misspent wish on the Shikon-no-Tama changes minds, hearts, fates… and colors. SK. Canon Divergence. Begins here. To scroll through archived chapters, use the Mood Stripes tag.