Mood Stripes 161: Tall

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

Chapter 161: Tall

Kagome stroked silky fur painted by pretty moods—lavenders and pinks, turquoises and blues. Much better than the peevish and pained hues from earlier.

Inuyasha returned with her backpack. “Miroku’s helping the other men dig a grave.”

Shishi lifted his head, gaze mournful.

“Me and Kohaku will hunt.” Inuyasha hesitated. “Unless you need help with your lion-dog?”

“We’re fine,” Kagome assured. “Shishi’s smart, and Sesshoumaru-sama’s here.”

She set out soap, shampoo, ointment, towel. Locating her swimsuit, she ducked behind a bush to change. Halfway through, she glanced up.

Blue moon crest. Glowing red eyes. The big dog could see everything.

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Original Posting Date: May 29, 2020
Prompt: Crest, suggested by rhyzel
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 161: Tall

  1. Pingback: Mood Stripes 160: Ridiculous – FORTHRIGHT

  2. Busted! Be polite Sessh and look away! I love that her petting pleaded him. I always have so much fun reading the other other comments.

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  3. Pingback: Mood Stripes 162: Sloppy – FORTHRIGHT

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