Mood Stripes 155: Stocky

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

Chapter 155: Stocky

Kagome marveled. This youkai was bigger than Kirara, but not by much. He was canine, but he lacked Sesshoumaru’s elegant lines. She explored with extreme care. Stocky, with big paws and a square muzzle. Although his pelt hung from his bones, it was a handsome color that she’d sacrifice all her shampoo to restore. Especially once she made sense of the messy coils that formed his ruff.

“You’re a lion-dog!”

“I think you’re onto something,” said Inuyasha. “Never seen a living one before. Only statues.”

Struck by inspiration, she looked into intelligent eyes and asked, “May I call you Shishi?”

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Original Posting Date: May 8, 2020
Prompt: Bone, suggested by soph
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.


7 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 155: Stocky

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  2. Crying… Shishi Liondog…
    I play World of Warcraft, and one of the mounts is the Liondog. Obviously not called that, but something more traditional I think. It is a stone statue mount, but it’s still one of my favorites.
    I love it.

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  3. Oh…melting here. You know he’s going to love her. He’ll be beautiful when he’s clean and cared for. Definitely a Squeee worthy moment.

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  4. ” Although his pelt hung from his bones, it was a handsome color that she’d sacrifice all her shampoo to restore”

    Kyaaa Kagome.!!! She is so funny and adorable how she describe the liondog. Yay for new member of the family!!

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