Mood Stripes 146: Mysterious

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

Chapter 146: Mysterious

Kohaku mapped a route that would be easier on an expectant mother and small children, and they strolled through sloping meadows filled with flowers. All very lovely.

Until it started to rain.

Sango found a cave, a taijiya hunting shelter. With a fire crackling, it was comfortable, if crowded.

Kagome’s attention kept straying to Sesshoumaru, mostly because he was staring. Every time their gazes met, his markings jumped to the mysterious new color.

He wasn’t laughing at her, nor was he crying inside. Not upset. Not sick.

“Monk.”

Miroku started. “Yes, Sesshoumaru-sama.”

“Tell me what you know of the Shikon-no-Tama.”

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Original Posting Date: April 8, 2020
Prompt: Crackle, suggested by cheesegoddess and miraclesnjoy
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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