Mood Stripes 093: Formidable

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

Chapter 93: Formidable

The miko acted with an authority Sesshoumaru had never given. She set herself up as a barrier between him and further annoyances. None could look upon him without getting past her, and she was smilingly formidable. Isolation was a welcome balm.

Even she did not approach him. Instead, she conferred with Kohaku, who came to Sesshoumaru at intervals, asking for direction or preferences. The boy’s respect was as it ever had been, untouched by pity, unfettered by doubt. But the miko’s acknowledgment of Sesshoumaru’s right to lead—despite his weakness—was a dangerous balm, touched by power, fettered by wishes.

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Original Posting Date: July 26, 2019
Prompt: Isolation, suggested by Skeren Dreamera and Chibisere23
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.

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