Mood Stripes 157: Blue

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

Chapter 157: Blue

Sesshoumaru could not. But the risk had been acceptable, given the circumstances.

He lowered himself over Shishi, half-burying the lion-dog in waves of opulent white fur. Establishing a claim. Promising safety.

A whimper.

Kohaku stepped nearer. “Thank you.”

Did he speak for himself or for the beast?

“Your scent is comforting,” added the boy.

Interesting. Did his fur still carry the scent of shampoo? Sesshoumaru sniffed the cowering beast and sneezed at the stink.

A whine.

Sesshoumaru rumbled assurances. Then noticed that Kagome was watching. Cocking his head, he invited comment.

Her only response was nonsensical. “The color of skies.”

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Original Posting Date: May 15, 2020
Prompt: Opulent, suggested by 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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