Mood Stripes 179: Compelling

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

Chapter 179: Compelling

Calm seeped into Kagome’s soul, and she wondered if Sesshoumaru was the source.

So close.

So quiet.

So compelling.

Was the wish responsible for this turn of events? Not just the color show but … this. Hadn’t she wanted to understand him? Maybe that wasn’t possible without being this close. After all, Sesshoumaru wasn’t big on grand gestures. He did as he pleased.

Without hesitation.

Without fanfare.

Without comment.

But from here, tucked right up against his side, Kagome was privy to every little nuance of expression, every shift of color. And to a deepening conviction that she belonged here.

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Original Posting Date: August 7, 2020
Prompt: Conviction, suggested by cottie2383
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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5 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 179: Compelling

  1. Pingback: Mood Stripes 178: Lasting – FORTHRIGHT

  2. Apologies for only posting one MOOD STRIPES chapter this week. I’m tearing through the final scenes of Bk4. Expect to be able to pre-order Mikoto and the Reaver Village soon! ::twinkle::

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  3. Pingback: Mood Stripes 180: Besmirched – FORTHRIGHT

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