Mood Stripes 212: Dubious

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

Chapter 212: Dubious

Not until Kagome returned to the riverbank did Sesshoumaru roll up his sleeve and fish her stone from the river. It was perfect.

“This pleases you?” he asked dubiously.

“Yes! It’s the shape I’ve been looking for.”

“Hnn.” Sesshoumaru hung in midair. If his pantlegs hadn’t been pinned up, the illusion of standing would have been near-perfect.

“Don’t tire yourself,” she urged.

His brow quirked. “Do not endanger yourself.”

Kagome studied his stripes, which had flamed into a rich teal. She’d have to make a note in her journal. That friendly blue mixed with uneasy green probably translated as concern.

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Original Posting Date: December 4, 2020
Prompt: Flame, suggested by littlethings824
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.


8 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 212: Dubious

  1. Pingback: Mood Stripes 211: Clumsy – FORTHRIGHT

  2. #SesshoumaruisaQUIRKYgirl #notliketheothergirls #i’mkidding #imjustaswhippedforthisman #andhisquirkybrows #asanyothergirl #scratchthat #everyotherperson #smh #thisisanaddictionandiamokaywithit

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  3. It’s almost a double edged comment…concern or a haughty “how dare you think I could be tired” eyebrow…🤣🤣🤣 Such a fun chapter.

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  4. I love how much you can convey in so few words, and your writing has definitely gotten clearer and more expressive as your drabble series’ have gone on.

    Beautiful work and I can’t wait to read more!

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  5. Pingback: Mood Stripes 213: Short – FORTHRIGHT

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