Mood Stripes 195: Comforting

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

Chapter 195: Comforting

Sesshoumaru didn’t resist when they—essentially—put him to bed. Cradled between Shishi’s forelegs, he twisted his fingers into thick bronze fur that still carried the scent of Kagome’s shampoo. The lion-dog nuzzled him, making low sounds of sympathy. Comforting as he’d been comforted.

Dawn wasn’t far off, but Sesshoumaru wasn’t ready to face another day.

“Medicine?” Kagome lowered herself to her knees and proffered two tablets.

Her drooping posture bothered him, as did her pallor. “You need rest.”

“We all do,” she agreed.

“Hnn.” He tugged at Shishi and ordered, “Make room.”

Because it pleased him to be comforted.

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Original Posting Date: October 6, 2020
Prompt: Bronze, suggested by Sylv
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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