Mood Stripes 198: Useful

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

Chapter 198: Useful

“Wh-what…?” Kagome stammered. “Sesshoumaru-sama, what are you looking for?”

“Answers.”

“What are the questions?”

He stole another taste, this time behind her ear. “What is this?”

She wasn’t sure if he meant her or the wish or what.

“Why you?” he grumbled.

That was easy. “I had the Shikon-no-Tama.”

“Will it serve a purpose?” His voice was still rough at the edges. “Can I use it?”

Kagome found his moody stripes useful. Like now. Because periwinkle had become orchid, before veering into deepening lavender. So she knew the mood had shifted before Sesshoumaru posed his next question.

“What if I…?”

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Original Posting Date: October 16, 2020
Prompt: Serve, suggested by musingdesign
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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