Mood Stripes 131: Unalike

Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this audacious adventure… especially for the one without rival. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.

Chapter 131: Unalike

Sesshoumaru didn’t know how to answer. How could he be happy?

His brother asked, “What does she see in you?”

Flaws. Failure. The ravages of regret. Things Sesshoumaru refused to discuss. So he turned the question around. “What do you see in me?”

Inuyasha fidgeted. “Used to think we were rivals. Maybe?”

He shook his head.

“Mighta started thinking of you as… not an enemy.”

“We are not enemies,” Sesshoumaru acknowledged.

“Sure as hell don’t look like brothers right now.” Averting his gaze, Inuyasha scoffed, “Kagome and her brotherly bonding.”

Sesshoumaru considered the melancholic tone… and the future. “Come here.”

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Original Posting Date: February 7, 2020
Prompt: Melancholic, suggested by Nygh_elf Natalia
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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