Mood Stripes 164: Safe

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

Chapter 164: Safe

Sesshoumaru pointedly ignored Masa’s shock while the monk cheerfully explained about the dichotomy of an inu-youkai’s existence.

“This is a mere glimpse of the magnitude of Sesshoumaru-sama’s power.” Miroku obliquely indicated Shishi safely huddled against Sesshoumaru’s chest, Kagome teasing tangles from his ruff. “We are fortunate in our alliance.”

Sesshoumaru stared hard at Miroku. Did he think their future could be built upon flattery and fickle fortune?

“It’s more than that,” interjected Kagome. “We belong to each other. You, too, Masa-san.”

Miroku’s expression grew thoughtful, and he bowed.

Sesshoumaru pointedly ignored him, but he allowed his tail to thump. Once.

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Original Posting Date: June 9, 2020
Prompt: Dichotomy, suggested by Skeren Dreamera
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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