Mood Stripes 261: Awake

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

Chapter 261: Awake

Neither did he hurry.

A light, leisurely press of lips. Sesshoumaru wanted to gauge Kagome’s reaction. No, he wanted her participation. So he nudged her cheek and hummed questioningly.

“Erm… I’m awake,” she whispered. “Now.”

“Hnn.” He coaxed his pelt around her midriff and used it to lift her chin further.

Her heart fluttered, but she didn’t pull it away. “Is it morning?”


She shifted and murmured, “Did you need something?”

“Hnn. Conversation.”

“Oh! Erm… sure. But won’t we wake Inuyasha?”

“Not if we are quiet.”

“What did you want to talk about?”

Sesshoumaru brushed their lips together. “This.”

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Original Posting Date: August 17, 2021
Prompt: Fluttered, suggested by soph
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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