Mood Stripes 090: Huddled

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

Chapter 90: Huddled

Kagome didn’t understand Inuyasha’s urgency as he hustled her toward Sesshoumaru’s room. She barely had time to kick off her shoes before he dragged her up the step and across the porch.

The sliding door rattled in its frame, and he all but shoved her inside, saying, “Oi, you were right. She’s back.”

Sesshoumaru, who usually lounged, looked decidedly huddled.

Desolation streaked his face, his stripes the inky black she’d learned to associate with grief and depression. A bad day. What worried her was Inuyasha’s implication that she was somehow responsible.

Kagome started forward, hesitated, then softly announced, “I’m home.”

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Original Posting Date: April 2, 2019
Prompt: Shoes, suggested by ShaTira
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.


9 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 090: Huddled

  1. Pingback: Mood Stripes 089: Ungrateful – FORTHRIGHT

  2. BBYYYYYYYYY NOOOOOOOO…. this makes me want to curl up in sympathetic sorrow… I hope we start to get some answers and he starts to feel better! ❤️ Thanks as always for the update!

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  3. Pingback: Mood Stripes 091: Unhappy – FORTHRIGHT

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