Mood Stripes 144: Incomplete

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

Chapter 144: Incomplete

Sesshoumaru let go of the boy’s hair, petting it twice before withdrawing.

But Kohaku scooted closer. “I’m part of it, aren’t I? Both me and Kagome-sama?”

“Something… changed,” he admitted. “I have changed.”

He accepted that with a nod. “Three things, then. Well… three so far.”

Sesshoumaru blinked.

Kohaku smiled. “The Shikon-no-Tama is also known as the Jewel of Four Souls.”


“I’m not sure I can. I think I’ve changed, too.”


He cautiously asked, “Doesn’t it make sense that there are four souls involved?”

Sesshoumaru frowned. “Does it?”

With a small shiver, Kohaku said, “It does to me.”

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Original Posting Date: March 31, 2020
Prompt: Shiver, suggested by Jelena Lee
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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