Mood Stripes 160: Ridiculous

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

Chapter 160: Ridiculous

Consequences. Sesshoumaru had pushed beyond his limits. Leaden-limbed, he waited for the world to stop spinning. He didn’t notice Kagome’s arrival until her hand was on his muzzle.

“You look like you could use some medicine. Can you change back?”

Sesshoumaru lay back his ears.

“I asked too much of you.”

Ridiculous woman. She’d asked nothing, and he’d done what was necessary.

“Want anything?”

Ridiculous question. He couldn’t answer.

To his astonishment, she started stroking his face. “Water? Food? Quiet? Company?”

Her touch was an intrusion. Audacious. Irreverent. Yet it pleased him. And when the petting continued, she pleased him.

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Original Posting Date: May 26, 2020
Prompt: Consequence, suggested by Onion
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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