Mood Stripes 251: Upward

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

Chapter 251: Upward

He eased her down and patiently rearranged her limbs across his truncated ones, then gazed off over the meadow. Slowly, his stripes cooled to a serene turquoise.

“What is this?” Kagome ventured.


“But… why?”

“I told you. I am bringing your wish into alignment.”

“You did say that, but what did you… mean… erm… Sesshoumaru-sama?”

He’d laid his palm across her throat and was smoothing upward. The rise included no scrape of claws to test her nerve, but he firmly, gently forced her head back. In order to kiss her nose.

“You can ask me things,” he quietly invited.

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Original Posting Date: June 22, 2021
Prompt: Rise, suggested by Saholia
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.


11 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 251: Upward

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  3. Ohhh…YAH! I will miss Jacques everyday, Thank you so much for that treat❤️, but it’s so nice to have this story back again. Sigh….You have been so busy. So glad the new book is done.


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