Mood Stripes 171: Itchy

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

Chapter 171: Itchy

While the others slept, Sesshoumaru developed an itch. Normally, one’s back paw made an ideal scratcher. This was no longer an option, and he wasn’t about to writhe about on the clearing floor, dragging his regal coat through who-knew-what.

Sufficiently motivated, Sesshoumaru shifted, scratched, and shivered in relief.

“Welcome back,” Kagome mumbled dozily.

Sesshoumaru went still, then slowly lowered his hand. “Hnn.”

“I already miss the fur,” she said with a sigh.

Kohaku sat up, peered around, crawled close enough to grab the trailing end of Sesshoumaru’s pelt, and rolled into it.

Kagome pouted and pointed. To Sesshoumaru’s opposite side.

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Original Posting Date: July 7, 2020
Prompt: Regal, suggested by miraclesnjoy
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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