Mood Stripes 166: Personal

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

Chapter 166: Personal

Miroku took charge. His questions were gentle, his attention kind. And then he reminded everyone that he was a monk.

As the sun set, he sang prayers for those lost and gone. For the ancestors left behind. He somehow managed to weave in personal touches that turned each loss into a reminder that their lives were precious and connected.

By chance and by choice.

By shared trust and new purposes.

Shishi’s partner received their due, and Miroku seamlessly included Jaken, Rin, and Ah-Un.

Kagome quickly looked to see if Sesshoumaru’s stripes were darkening.

Grabbing her flashlight, she climbed toward answers.

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Original Posting Date: June 20, 2020
Prompt: Prayer, suggested by shellyr
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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