Mood Stripes 079: Unaffected

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

Chapter 79: Unaffected


“This one?”


Emotions weren’t easy to pin down—they mixed, wavered, and conflicted. Kagome never would’ve believed Sesshoumaru capable of emotional complexity, simply because she couldn’t see how he was affected.

“Too sweet?” Kagome studied his face.


While Kohaku discarded another sample, she jotted her observations. He finds strawberry sickening. She underlined sickening twice and drew an arrow to an additional note—yellow-green for nausea?

“Erm… have you noticed anything different since our wish?”

“Our?” With one word, he distanced himself.

Kagome rallied. “What should we do?”

Sesshoumaru’s eyebrow arched. “If nothing has changed, nothing will change.”

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Original Posting Date: January 22, 2019
Prompt: Note, suggested by tea_notcoffee_lady
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.



5 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 079: Unaffected

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  2. Oh Kagome…nothing sweet for an Alpha male! Yep, that’s the color I see when I’m nauseous. Perfect. Sooo…I’m wondering when she’s going to mention those color changes to him? Lovely update! Thanks!

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