Mood Stripes 227: Emboldened

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

Chapter 227: Emboldened

It felt good to confess. Turning the pages in her journal, Kagome hastily explained, “At first, there was so much orange and green. He was angry or irritable. And suffering. This shade of green was default for days.”

“But only at first?” Kohaku urged encouragingly.

He believed her! Emboldened, Kagome flipped more pages. “Pastels are closer to neutral, like the beginnings of a stronger emotion.”  

Kohaku gently touched her colored pencil spectrum. “And lately?”

“Blue means a good day. Yellows, too, since he’s amused. You know?”

“I did not know.” Kohaku smiled faintly. “What color do you see most, Kagome-sama?”

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Original Posting Date: February 2, 2021
Prompt: Urge, suggested by xkr
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.


6 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 227: Emboldened

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  2. “What color do you see the most…”
    I don’t know about Kagome, but when I see two people that are enamored with one another, I often get the image of Pepto Bismol pink swirling around them! I might just have to draw a humorous fan art for this. 😉

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