Mood Stripes 073: Manageable

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

Chapter 73: Manageable

Kohaku gasped, eyes wide with dread as they roved the darkness.

Hands reached, and Sesshoumaru could neither understand nor evade their awkward fumbling—a pop to the eye, a scuff to the cheek, a painful tugging at his hair. Never had he been so rudely handled. But then the boy’s arms locked around his neck, and Kohaku was sobbing.

The door slid open, and Inuyasha leaned in. “Oh. Guess you’re handling it.”

Sesshoumaru disagreed. Strongly. But his brother closed the door again. Now what?

He’d manifested fur for draping and … occasional clinging. Rin had liked that.

Could he manage?


Original Posting Date: December 11, 2018
Prompt: Pop, suggested by cheesegoddess and ShardXGlass
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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7 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 073: Manageable

  1. Pingback: Mood Stripes 072: Vulnerable – FORTHRIGHT

  2. I am overwhelmed at how insightful Inuyasha has become. Also, I am still devastated at the magnitude of his loss Rin, Jaken and Ah-Un. He’s had that dragon since he was a child🤨 For a creature with just a mystical beginning, that was a terrible end.
    I have followed your stories for a very long time😁

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  3. Pingback: Mood Stripes 074: Regaining – FORTHRIGHT

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