Mood Stripes 192: Persuasive

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

Chapter 192: Persuasive

“Your brother left me in charge of getting us back,” said Kohaku.

Surprising. Inuyasha barely let Sesshoumaru out of his sight. Once upon a time, he’d have been glad to be free of the hanyou.

“I persuaded him,” added Kohaku.

“Hnn.”

“Shishi is strong enough to travel if I set an easy pace.”

Sesshoumaru inclined his head.

“There are many routes we could take.”

What was the boy leading up to?

“So I was wondering.” Kohaku’s attention took on a new feeling—hopeful, wistful, kind. “Would you like to go there? To the place where Rin and Jaken are buried?”

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Original Posting Date: September 25, 2020
Prompt: Pace, suggested by Saholia
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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4 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 192: Persuasive

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  2. Lots of depth here. Feelings are hard for the top dog. He’s used to keeping a lid on them. I can’t think of anyone better than Kohaku to lead him through all this.

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