Mood Stripes 066: Teachable

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

Chapter 66: Teachable

Kohaku picked a meadow flower and held it out. “Do you know how to weave these?”

“Like Rin?”

He nodded. “I used to pick whole armfuls, and she’d make necklaces and crowns. We all wore them.”

“Even Sesshoumaru-sama?”

“He never complained.” Kohaku asked, “Teach me how?”

“You’re taking Rin’s place?”

“I couldn’t do that.” He smiled crookedly. “I can’t sing.”

Kagome’s heart ached anew. If something so simple could bring comfort, then it must be done.

Wreaths and ropes took shape under their hands. She’d even begun teaching Kohaku a nonsense song when she became aware of a small… tug.

Original Posting Date: October 10, 2018
Prompt: Weave, suggested by both Jelena Lee and tea_notcoffee_lady
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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