Mood Stripes 118: Perturbed

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

Chapter 118: Perturbed

“There is something I can do?”

Sesshoumaru could feel the intensity of Kohaku’s focus like a touch. He hated this… this alteration. Some power outside himself had tampered with his perception. Sesshoumaru was displeased with the Jewel for meddling, but his perturbation ended there. With the Shikon-no-Tama.

“Hnn.” Stretching out a hand, he let his fingertips brush Kohaku’s arm, willing him to understand. “This is no place for children.”

Miroku began a patient reiteration of his plan, but Inuyasha waved him off. “He heard you. Hear him out.”

Sesshoumaru sighed.

Kohaku asked, “What should I do?”

“Villagers need a village.”

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Original Posting Date: December 24, 2019
Prompt: Perturb, suggested by Ursula
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 118: Perturbed

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  2. Ooo ooo ooo! I hope he takes them to the abandoned slayer village to heath life into it again. Maybe he can train them to be slayer. Or even Miroku and Sango as well. Mwhaaaaaaaa.

    Sorry that ran away from me 😉

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  3. Ohhh…that’s exactly what I was thinking, take them to the old slayer village. It would give them a home and Kohaku a purpose. Thank you for this early Christmas gift. May you have a Wonderful Christmas Dear Forthy. All year you gift us with your beautiful stories that leave us smiling.

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  4. I would think the old Slayers village too, but I am wondering what impact that would have on Kohaku. Would he relive the deaths of family and friends that came by his hands?

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