Mood Stripes 116: Captivating

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

Chapter 116: Captivating

Dark and sickly greens. They did apply here, but not in the usual way. Sesshoumaru wasn’t in pain. This dread wasn’t for himself.

Kagome pressed a hand to her heart.

While she wasn’t blind to the hardships of the Sengoku Jidai, she preferred to look on the bright side, focusing on examples of human courage, honor, and perseverance. Rough realities caused any act of kindness to shine.

Rarer by far—and therefore more captivating—were those moments when a youkai proved equally brave, considerate, and even kind.

Raising her hand, Kagome gave voice to Sesshoumaru’s concern. “What about the children?”

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Original Posting Date: December 17, 2019
Prompt: Captivate, suggested by DarumaSan
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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