Mood Stripes 168: Secure

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

Chapter 168: Secure

“Oi,” hissed Inuyasha from below, trying not to interrupt Miroku.

“I have her.” Kohaku’s arm slid around Kagome’s waist, steadying her.

She hadn’t noticed him climbing after her. All her concern was for Sesshoumaru’s feelings, but the first faint bloom of color under her hand wasn’t bleak or angry.

Resting her cheek against carnation pink, she whispered, “Oh, thank goodness.”

Kohaku tried to pull her to a more secure spot, but Sesshoumaru removed all danger by tilting his head. They tumble-bumped into the generous fur fringing his chest. Then he trapped them there by resting his chin atop his paws.

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Original Posting Date: June 26, 2020
Prompt: Carnations, suggested by ShaTira
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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