Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this audacious adventure… especially for the one caught in a vicious cycle. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.
Chapter 30: Terrible
Sesshoumaru’s gaze shifted from the seductive glimmer of the Jewel dangling before his nose and the woman holding it there.
“I can’t do as I please. My whole life comes down to duty and consequences.”
Duty to what? To the Shikon-no-Tama?
The miko’s voice tightened. “I need to wish away the monkey’s paw.”
“An old story about a relic that could grant any wish, but always at a terrible price.”
“I think Kikyo never figured out how to wish it away. So she enshrined it, defended it, and took it with her into the next life. Me.”
Original Posting Date: June 6, 2018
Prompt: Glimmer, suggested by Sylv
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.