Mood Stripes 235: Contented

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

Chapter 235: Contented

Kagome couldn’t turn her head to check Sesshoumaru’s cheek stripes without—practically—kissing that cheek, so she tweaked the edge of his sleeve. Wrist stripes could tattle.

But Sesshoumaru caught her questing fingers. “Are you thinking of me?”

Her nod incurred a nuzzle.

She whispered, “Do you?”

“I have considered you.”

Startled enough to seek his gaze, Kagome turned, and it was a little like a nuzzle.

He regarded her from under lowered lids, and their contented blue calmed her.

The tiniest crinkle suggested that he was hiding a smile against her cheek.

Sesshoumaru asked, “Does this also please you?”

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Original Posting Date: March 10, 2021
Prompt: Crinkle, suggested by Katydidn’t
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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