Mood Stripes 167: Reckless

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

Chapter 167: Reckless

Kagome clambered recklessly, hoping she wasn’t hurting Sesshoumaru any more than he already was. Her light blazed into one scarlet eye. His pupil narrowed, and the stripes vanished from his fur, surprise pulling him out of a darkening mood.

When had she started babbling? “…such a sweetheart, even if he was a grump. And Rin loved you just as much.”

Sesshoumaru’s ears pricked toward her urgent undertones.

“Their admiration made you admirable in my eyes,” she admitted. “In a way, they connected us before our wish ever did.”

Biting her lip, she stroked his face, waiting for color to return.

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Original Posting Date: June 23, 2020
Prompt: Reckless, suggested by Lourenth
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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