Mood Stripes 078: Essential

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

Chapter 78: Essential

Kagome knew she was unwanted, but she didn’t give Sesshoumaru the chance to dismiss her. “We should check the samples!”

The blue paled to an iciness approaching white.

“Shampoo,” she clarified.

“Hnn.” Color flooded back into his stripes, settling at a shade she’d begun to think of as default-magenta.

Kagome had assumed this meant that Sesshoumaru was feeling more like himself, simply because he looked more like himself.

But what if magenta was just another mood?

No, she had a strong perception that this was the essence of Sesshoumaru-ness.

Magenta was focused, interested, and maybe even a little bit curious.

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Original Posting Date: January 11, 2019
Prompt: Perception, suggested by soph
Words: 100

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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.


7 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 078: Essential

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