Mood Stripes 174: Rich

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

Chapter 174: Rich

A pillow was clearly an intensely personal item. Sesshoumaru turned his face, then turned his body, nuzzling into the cushion. He breathed deeply, untangling rich layers of scent. Interesting, but incomplete. Especially when their source was so near.

All it took was a tug, and she was in his arms. Was this the wish at work? He did not need comfort … surely.

But he curled around her, blinking hard. As if this human woman was a talisman against haunting memories.

Kohaku turned and crowded up behind, murmuring, “Me, too. Most nights.”

And that was all.

But it was enough.

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Original Posting Date: July 17, 2020
Prompt: Talisman, suggested by DarumaSan
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.


7 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 174: Rich

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  2. oh my goodness oh my goodness…
    so stinkin precious…
    and I love how Kohaku responds sleepily and not really consciously.
    Is he hearing his thoughts, or is Sess just telegraphing his need and confusion without realizing it?

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