Mood Stripes 175: Normal

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

Chapter 175: Normal

Kagome woke much earlier than usual, while the dawn was gray with fog. Normally, she’d have snuggled down and begged for another hour. But that was impossible.

“Sesshoumaru-sama?” she whispered.


But she couldn’t think what else to say. Not when Sesshoumaru’s calm gaze offered no more reproach than the serene blue-green of his stripes.

Kohaku sat up on Sesshoumaru’s other side, mumbling a greeting as he found his feet. “I’ll start the fire.”

Like this was entirely normal.

When Sesshoumaru quirked a brow, she decided to pretend. “One more hour.”

Quiet as the curls of mists, he answered, “Hnn.”

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Original Posting Date: July 21, 2020
Prompt: curls, suggested by tea_notcoffee_lady
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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