Mood Stripes 238: Cruel

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

Chapter 238: Cruel

That wasn’t at all what he’d meant, but her assumption stirred his interest. “I am a consequence you would accept?”

Kagome’s scent warmed. “Don’t sound so surprised.”

Sesshoumaru frowned. “The Shikon-no-Tama is known for cruel twists of fate.”

“If so, I’d say it missed the mark.” Bright amusement. Sweet confidence. “Maybe the Jewel was grateful?”

“To us?”

“To me. I was born with the Jewel inside me.”

Sesshoumaru’s thoughts stuttered. “Is that… widely known?”

She patted his hand. “You didn’t know?”


“My first day here, a youkai tore it from my body.”

Tightening his hold, Sesshoumaru growled, “Show me.”

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Original Posting Date: March 19, 2021
Prompt: Born, suggested by cottie2383
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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