Mood Stripes 046: Excellent

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

Chapter 46: Excellent

Kagome revised her original question, not because she suspected that Kohaku was seeing things. She suspected he knew them. “How does Sesshoumaru-sama seem to you?”

“Why ask me?”

“I’m stumped, and your insights might help.”

“No.” Kohaku slowed his pace. “Why are you asking me when you should be asking him?”

“Erm… because you might actually answer?”

He stopped. “What did you want to ask him?”

“Nothing specific. I just want to get along.”

Kohaku nodded. “He knows.”

“He does?”

“Kagome-sama, inuyoukai have excellent hearing.”

Up ahead, Sesshoumaru’s face was partially averted. Bright amber striped his pale cheek.

“Oh… right.”


Original Posting Date: July 31, 2018
Prompt: Bright, suggested by Pili
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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5 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 046: Excellent

  1. Pingback: Mood Stripes 045: Stubborn – FORTHRIGHT

  2. So that’s kind of a clue as to where Kagome’s thoughts were when the wish was “made,” but what was Sesshōmaru thinking at that moment? His acute senses would make her emotional and physical state clearly obvious to him. 🤔

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