Mood Stripes 205: Riveted

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

Chapter 205: Riveted

He struggled to gather his thoughts, which was surprisingly difficult when hers were all for him—riveted and reaching.

“I do not understand.”

Kagome quietly admitted, “You confuse me, too.”

“Is that the source of your distress?”

“I’m not distressed. This is embarrassing. And… distracting.”

“Hnn.” Was he misreading the situation? “You distract me, too.”

“Let’s both just… think calm thoughts,” she suggested.

And finally, it was back.

Power seeking power.

Beckoning and blanketing.

“This.” Sesshoumaru might have been content to immerse himself in this peace… if not for the spark and simmer of curiosity.

Was it his? Or hers?

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Original Posting Date: November 10, 2020
Prompt: Immerse, suggested by PurplesugarX
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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