Mood Stripes 152: Surprised

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

Chapter 152: Surprised

This time, Sesshoumaru held her back, one hand winding into her hair.

“But…!” she protested.

He arched a brow and tightened his grip.

“It’s given up.” Kagome wanted to cry. “Don’t let it give up.”

Gaze slanting to the beast, Sesshoumaru asked, “What do you see?”

“Someone suffering. Someone sad. Someone alone.”

Sesshoumaru’s stripes darkened. “What would you have me do?”

Inuyasha grumbled, “Get that collar off, for starters.”

“Yes, please,” said Kohaku. “The chain is hindering his ability to heal.”

Kagome couldn’t have been more surprised. “How do you know?”

Kohaku turned back and calmly replied, “He told me.”

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Original Posting Date: April 28, 2020
Prompt: Hinder, suggested by SaintGeorge
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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5 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 152: Surprised

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  2. Oh Kohaku! I’m keeping my fingers crossed that you have found a partner. Of course they haven’t found a new mount for Sesshomaru yet either.

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