Mood Stripes 256: Right

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

Chapter 256: Right

Back straight, face forward, Inuyasha led the way astride Shishi.

Sesshoumaru beckoned to Kagome. “I will carry you.”

“I can walk,” she protested.

“Greater speed is called for.”

“Is there danger nearby?”

“No threat exceeds the one I pose.” Sesshoumaru pulled aside his abundance of hair. “Come.”

Kagome was used to being carried, but this was a first. As she clambered and clung, she mumbled, “Is this all right?”

“Hnn. This is right.”

“I’m not… too heavy?”

Hands slid under her thighs, locking her into place. “I am strong. You saw to that.”

Back straight, face forward, Sesshoumaru whisked ahead.

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Original Posting Date: July 23, 2021
Prompt: Abundance, suggested by Jelena Lee
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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5 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 256: Right

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  2. Sesshoumaru’s last comment was VERY interesting and could be taken in so many different ways; exactly HOW did Kagome make him strong? And for him to acknowledge it…WOW! Just…WOW!!!!

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