Mood Stripes 191: Distinctive

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

Chapter 191: Distinctive

Sesshoumaru could feel Kohaku’s attention. Again.

While he didn’t particularly like the enforced awareness foisted on him by the Shikon-no-Tama, Sesshoumaru was determined to unravel its nuances. Perhaps in understanding it, he could lay claim to it. Like learning the balance of an acquired blade. Or breaking in a new pair of boots.

He huffed. Footware no longer applied.

Perhaps it was more like… learning a new scent. Because Kohaku’s attention was distinctive. A deferential expectation. As if he were waiting on Sesshoumaru. Or awaiting something?

He opened his eyes.

Kohaku smiled faintly. “Are you ready to go there, Sesshoumaru-sama?”

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Original Posting Date: September 22, 2020
Prompt: Balance, suggested by Willing1111
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.


5 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 191: Distinctive

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  3. I had to go back and reread this one. So much going on here. I read ahead before I commented. Is he ready for that moment? He needs it to fully heal.


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