Mood Stripes 052: Contingent

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

Chapter 52: Contingent

Sesshoumaru saw her point. “The boy is old enough to choose.”

The miko reeled back as if struck. “Oh, no, you’re right! They’ll both go.”

“Both,” he echoed, more command than question.

“Inuyasha and Kohaku.” He could almost taste her dismay. “And if Kohaku goes, Sango might decide to follow. And Miroku will definitely stay with Sango. As will Kirara. And Inuyasha would never leave Shippo behind.”

How abysmal. To find any peace, Sesshoumaru would have to outrun the entire pack. Only the miko was absent from the equation. He grudgingly asked, “And you?”

“Without you … I’ll be alone.”


Original Posting Date: August 21, 2018
Prompt: Abysmal, suggested by Nilee1
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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