Mood Stripes 077: Recuperative

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

Chapter 77: Recuperative

Both looked embarrassed, so Kagome did what worked with Souta—pretended not to see.

That Kohaku’s eyes were puffy.

That Sesshoumaru was holding him.

That her arrival had brought a dismal green to his stripes.

Embarrassment left them surprisingly docile, so she made sure they ate heartily. Kagome poured tea and dosed both with aspirin, chatting aimlessly about the recuperative properties of rice porridge and the overnight disappearance of a box of doughnuts. And still, Kagome pretended not to see.

That Kohaku was sitting on silver hair.

That Sesshoumaru was letting him.

That his stripes had changed into pleasanter azure.


Original Posting Date: January 8, 2019
Prompt: Azure, suggested by Sylv
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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8 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 077: Recuperative

  1. Pingback: Mood Stripes 076: Relieved – FORTHRIGHT

  2. aaaaAAAAA i hadn’t gotten any of the notification emails all december for some reason but i’m glad for updates and for my prompt being used in such a sweet chapter!! good on kagome, grief weakens you (in addition to the physical trauma obviously) and you definitely need to recharge with the basic necessities each day. 👌🏻

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  3. Pingback: Mood Stripes 078: Essential – FORTHRIGHT

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