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Chapter 39: Stung
Sesshoumaru recoiled inwardly. Fully dressed, this was more closeness than he liked.
“Take it slow.” Inuyasha eased into the water first. “New skin’ll probably hurt like hell.”
Breath hissed between clenched teeth as he lurched back against Kohaku, who was pretending his only job was keeping Sesshoumaru’s hair off the ground. Not holding him up.
“Give it a chance.” His brother scooped water over ragged skin. Patient as a parent. Resembling theirs.
“You know, I used to have nightmares about making the wrong wish.” Inuyasha’s gaze lifted, locked. “This is better. I’m glad it was you.”
Original Posting Date: July 6, 2018
Prompt: Chance, suggested by Shaliken
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.