Mood Stripes 240: Attempted

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

Chapter 240: Attempted

Kagome knew that travel wasn’t always about destination. She also knew when wandering wasn’t actually aimless. “Inuyasha?” she called. “Are you looking for something?”

“Shelter.” He jerked a thumb toward the sky. Or more accurately, the thin sliver of moon showing pale against the blue.

She quietly asked, “Tomorrow night?”

“Hnn.” Sesshoumaru lightly asked, “Will you attempt to keep watch?”

“I usually make it until sunrise.”

His hum was skeptical, and she turned to search his face.

He was waiting. Or perhaps lying in wait.

Her nose skimmed his cheek.

His head tipped just so.

And their lips touched.

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Original Posting Date: April 2, 2021
Prompt: Wait, suggested by bella_ami
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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