Mood Stripes 021: Tempted

Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this audacious adventure… especially for the trusted one. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.

Chapter 21: Tempted

“They’re after the Jewel.” Kagome had a sickening sense of history repeating itself. “I should have wished it away.”

Sesshoumaru’s gaze drifted to the rosy sphere she wore on a chain.

Another demon bird dove, only to be knocked aside by a spinning top. Shippo’s attack was a big help, but it careened off Kagome’s hip. Ow. That’ll leave a bruise.

With a careful clawtip, Sesshoumaru traced the curve of the Shikon-no-Tama.

Kagome held still; pulling back now would be an insult. The Jewel never tempted him before.

“It twists wishes,” he murmured.

“Yep, a selfish wish means disaster… sorry.”


Original Posting Date: May 4, 2018
Prompt: Rose, suggested by Sylv
Words: 100


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. And you’re always welcome to suggest a prompt.

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