Mood Stripes 142: Transcendant

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

Chapter 142: Transcendent

Even after she released him, Sesshoumaru kept hold of Kagome’s hair. Wanting to remain at the center of her attention. To get her to look at him. To keep these rivals from dividing her focus.

“Did you see?” she asked.

He wasn’t sure what he’d seen. Or felt.

Her smile wavered out of existence. “You missed it!” she accused.

“What’d you expect, Kagome?” Inuyasha rolled golden eyes. “All the hair-pulling probably distracted him.”


Sesshoumaru had missed his brother’s transformation. But that hardly mattered compared to a different dawning. If the miko’s absence was terrible, her full attention was transcendent.

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Original Posting Date: March 24, 2020
Prompt: Rivals, suggested by Jiblet
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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