Mood Stripes 211: Clumsy

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

Chapter 211: Clumsy

Kohaku waded upstream. With his yukata kilted up, he looked like a farmer planting rice.

Kagome adjusted her own skirt so it wouldn’t trail in the water and moved downstream. Slowly. The very river rocks she was seeking made for uneven footing.

She wanted a good stone—smooth, rounded, and flattish.

“There you are,” she murmured. But when she tried to lift her prize, it stuck.

Pulling harder, her feet slipped, and she would have pitched headfirst into a bramble thicket if not for a firm grip that pulled her back against a solid chest.

Sesshoumaru grimly demanded, “Let me.”

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Original Posting Date: December 1, 2020
Prompt: Bramble, suggested by tea_notcoffee_lady
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.


7 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 211: Clumsy

  1. Pingback: Mood Stripes 210: Smooth – FORTHRIGHT

  2. I feel like this is the slowest slow-burn ever, but when we get to these little interactions, they’re all the more sweet from how long-coming they’ve been 😂❤️

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  3. Pingback: Mood Stripes 212: Dubious – FORTHRIGHT

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