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Chapter 253: Relaxed
Kagome knew Sesshoumaru wasn’t talking about murder. He wasn’t being cryptic or mysterious. A life for a life. His for her. Hers for him.
“I don’t know how to respond.”
“There is time.”
The gazing resumed, and Kagome slowly relaxed. Her idling thought circled around to practical things. “Were we supposed to be doing something?”
“We await my brother’s decision about shelter.”
Kagome had been wondering, so she asked, “Why are you letting him decide.”
“He is our leader.”
So strange, given their past. “How did that happen?”
Sesshoumaru took his time answering. “Perhaps because he did not demand it.”
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Original Posting Date: June 29, 2021
Prompt: Cryptic, suggested by Ursula
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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.