Mood Stripes 258: Clawless

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

Chapter 258: Clawless

Twilight deepened, leaving Kagome with touch and sound to orient herself.

Sesshoumaru shuffled her into his side and nuzzled her hair.

“Oi,” grumbled Inuyasha. “My senses are crap, but I’m not totally blind. Yet.”

Sesshoumaru shifted.

Inuyasha grunted. “What the hell was that for?”

“What did he do?” asked Kagome.

“Rather not say.”

Kagome reached across Sesshoumaru and found Inuyasha’s hand balled in his brother’s kimono. He uncurled under her touch. Clawless.

“Oi, Sesshoumaru?”


“Tell me stuff. About our old man.”

“Battle exploits?”

Inuyasha sighed. “I already know he was strong. But was he ever… I dunno… like this?”

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Original Posting Date: August 3, 2021
Prompt: Shuffle, suggested by MsVillin
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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