Mood Stripes 035: Dwindling

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

Chapter 35: Dwindling

Miroku hurried over, his gaze bent on their clasped hands. “May I ask why …?”

A ruckus in the overhanging branches interrupted. Inuyasha had been patrolling, quelling interest in the completed Jewel. “Oi! What in the hells …!”

Kagome had no idea how to answer.

The Shikon-no-Tama pulsed again.

Eyes wide, ears flat, Inuyasha looked between her and Sesshoumaru. “Did you guys come up with a way …?”

Another pulse.

Miroku whispered, “May we see?”

Sesshoumaru slowly withdrew his hand, exposing the Jewel’s dwindling light. As they watched, it split into two perfectly transparent halves before collapsing into pale sand.


Original Posting Date: June 22, 2018
Prompt: Transparent, suggested by Bridgett Morigna
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. [Hurt/Comfort, Romance] 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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9 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 035: Dwindling

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  2. Maybe their ‘silent’ wishes were for each OTHERS ‘comfort’ and not their own – an unselfish wish on BOTH their parts; TWO halves because that’s what the jewel is made of – demonic and holy power? INTERESTING!

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