Mood Stripes 200: Astonished

Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this audacious adventure… especially for the one who is not finished. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.

Chapter 200: Astonished

Her only protest was a muffled squeak, but he drew back.

Kagome blinked at him, clearly astonished.

“You are unharmed,” he said.

She managed a nod.

“I am not finished.” He urged, “Continue to think of me.”

Before he could resume, she whispered, “Sesshoumaru-sama?”


“You’re just curious?” Her cheeks reddened. “About… kissing?”

That hadn’t even occurred to him. “Taste. Scent. They are connected. We are connected.”

“But not… romantically.”

He blinked at her, honestly astonished.

Was that the difference between her and Kohaku?

“Hnn,” he managed, needing time to consider. “I was not finished.”

“Erm… is there another way?”

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Original Posting Date: October 24, 2020
Prompt: Connect, suggested by WhisperIt
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.


10 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 200: Astonished

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  2. hahahahahaa… Sess learns about romantic entanglements because he’s connected to a human, and needs to taste and smell to get the full understanding.
    Simply precious and naughty !

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  3. I know it’s just 100 words but you are able to get my heart racing 🥰 way to pack an emotional punch in 100 words idk how you do it every time 🙌💖

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  4. After being in the hospital for the last two months and the nightmare I came home to, I NEEDED this SO badly! I LOVE YOUR STORIES! THANK YOU for the uplift! Go Sesshoumaru!

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