Mood Stripes 128: Kind

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

Chapter 128: Kind

Kagome watched Sesshoumaru’s fascination with Inuyasha’s humanity flicker with the firelight. If only Inuyasha would stop reading his fears into the stillness and silence.

Letting their shoulders bump, she said, “He probably thinks you’re cute.”


“He’s pleased you invited him. I can tell.”


“Why not admit you enjoy each other’s company?”

Inuyasha looked scandalized. “Stop saying weird stuff.”

Laughing, she asked Sesshoumaru, “Was your father this stubborn?”

“Stubborn, impulsive, and fierce.” His gaze never wavered. “And kind when he could be.”

She saw right through him. And played along. “He was kind to you?”

“Kinder than I deserved.”

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Original Posting Date: January 28, 2020
Prompt: Stillness, suggested by ShardXGlass
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.


6 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 128: Kind

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  2. I’m always excited to get an update email from fan fiction because that means you’ve posted like five new chapters here! I always read them too fast so I think I’ll just have to buy you books so I can have your writing always 😭 I always enjoy your writing, thank you for sharing your words with us 💕

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  3. Aw…that was wonderful and very heartfelt. I love this story so much. I’m going to try once more to add a comment to your favorite anime post. I’ve tried twice but the darn thing won’t post. I’m probably doing something wrong!🙄

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