Mood Stripes 145: Strong

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

Chapter 145: Strong

Sesshoumaru stayed out of the way while the humans packed. But the kit led over their children.

“Sesshoumaru-sama is strong,” Shippo announced. “But not bad.”

The children radiated a whole range of fear and fascination.

“He likes flowers,” Shippo continued, holding up a scruffy bouquet. “These can be your thank you.”

That’s when Sesshoumaru realized they were all clutching flowers. For him. And that they were drawing the miko’s interest.

Sesshoumaru sighed. He hadn’t wanted their deaths. He didn’t want their thanks. But their fear was misplaced. He could correct that.

Beckoning languidly, he said, “I am not your enemy.”

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Original Posting Date: April 3, 2020
Prompt: Drawing, suggested by Lourenth
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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