Mood Stripes 165: Blissful

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

Chapter 165: Blissful

Kagome praised Shishi, who endured the sting of antiseptic spray and antibiotic ointment. When Kohaku returned, he helped her wind gauze.

“Is he saying anything?” Kagome asked.

“I think he is beyond words.”

They combed Shishi’s drying fur until he fell asleep. Kohaku curled between his forepaws, and Kagome dozed against his flank.

She woke when Shippo dragged a blanket over her.

Their clearing was suddenly crowded. Cooking smells. Conversation. Masa was sharing stories of other graves they’d dug and decorated. Losses and legacies they’d been forced to leave behind.

“Us, too.” Inuyasha gruffly called, “Oi, Miroku. Do that thing?”

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Original Posting Date: June 16, 2020
Prompt: Gauze, suggested by cottie2383
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.


8 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 165: Blissful

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  2. I love that the camp is moving around them as they rest and just which “thing” is Miroku going to do? He has a few up his sleeve.

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