Mood Stripes 074: Regaining

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

Chapter 74: Regaining

Father had towered over the rank and file of demons, an indomitable strength that had never turned on Sesshoumaru. Only now, long years after the Inu no Taishou’s demise, had one son learned how deep a fang could bite.

Tetsusaiga had rent flesh, cleaved bone, and torn at the very essence of Sesshoumaru’s soul.

But I am strong.

Sesshoumaru wasn’t sure which surprised him more—that he’d actually regained enough youki to manifest a scant puff of fur, or that the boy presumed to treat the gleaming proof of his reviving strength like a pillow.

It wasn’t entirely unpleasant—clinging.


Original Posting Date: December 14, 2018
Prompt: Essence, 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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