Mood Stripes 127: Halfhearted

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

Chapter 127: Halfhearted

“Bring the light closer,” ordered Sesshoumaru.

“Oi,” protested Inuyasha, though his voice lacked its underlying growl. “I told you I don’t like being stared at.”

But the tucked chin lifted, and violet eyes glared halfheartedly.

Sesshoumaru had expected the new moon to erase every trace of their father’s bloodline, but Inuyasha still looked like their sire, albeit a darker version. Slowly, carefully, Sesshoumaru lifted aside hair to find Inuyasha’s human ear.

His brother quickly scooted to the den’s back wall. “Just shut up.”

“Hnn?”

“Not you. Me.” Inuyasha’s scent fluctuated wildly. “I sometimes talk too much on my human night.”

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Original Posting Date: January 24, 2020
Prompt: Erase, suggested by LimitedEternity
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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7 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 127: Halfhearted

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  2. My only complaint is that I want more every time you put out another chapter (grin), which I suppose isn’t a real complaint at all and actually a very good thing from an author’s perspective!

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