Mood Stripes 252: Blank

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

Chapter 252: Blank

Kagome’s mind went blank. What should she ask? She didn’t even know what she didn’t know.

Sesshoumaru simply kissed her eyebrow and gazed off again.

Out from under the weight of his gaze, her brain un-mushed. “If our wishes are supposed to align, does that mean you remember yours?”

“No. But new ones have come to my attention.”

“What are they?”


His evasive answer was teasing. Yet Sesshoumaru’s unexpected playful streak didn’t detract from his commitment.

“Many have wished to have me like this. I will give you everything they were denied.”

“Erm… what did they want?”

“My life.”

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Original Posting Date: June 25, 2021
Prompt: Commitment, suggested by Nuinzilien
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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