Mood Stripes 032: Bitter

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

Chapter 32: Bitter

The kit still hovered nearby, and Sesshoumaru thrust out a hand for the water. More so the boy would tend to the miko than to rinse away the medicine’s bitter tang.

She watched him down the cup’s contents and edged closer. “I could try giving you back your legs.”

Did she actually think that would please him? Jaken would have understood. Rin had always known. “I do not want my legs back.”

“You … don’t?” She drooped. “Of course you don’t.”

“But why?” asked the kit.

“They are gone.” Sesshoumaru immediately regretted his words. Saying so meant it was true.


Original Posting Date: June 12, 2018
Prompt: Giving, suggested by SomebodyLost
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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