Mood Stripes 180: Besmirched

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

Chapter 180: Besmirched

Sesshoumaru was looking at her. Probably only natural, since she was looking at him.

“Aren’t you uncomfortable?” she whispered.

His hum was a question.

“You’re putting up with a lot.” Kagome gave his chest a sheepish prod. “I drooled on you.”

He rolled onto his side, putting them nose-to-nose. “Repercussions of the wish. My torment has begun.”

Kagome wished he was joking. It was almost funny. “Is that what you think?”


“Does that make you my tormentor?”

His cheek stripes shifted toward magenta, as if this were an interesting idea.

“How about I save you from your torment instead?”

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Original Posting Date: August 11, 2020
Prompt: Drool, 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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