Mood Stripes 268: Capable

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

Chapter 268: Capable

Kagome woke to Sesshoumaru’s voice. “We must go.”

“Hmm? Oh… morning…?”

“Hnn. We have attracted trouble.”

That woke her up. “Are we under attack? Where’s my bow?”

Sesshoumaru helped her up, and she quickly crawled outside, only to find herself directly under Shishi’s growling bulk. He stood guard over the entrance while Inuyasha and Kohaku defended their camp against hundreds of miasma-laced butterflies. With every slash of sickle and sword, russet and ginger wings drifted harmlessly to the ground.

“Erm… I don’t think they need us.”

“Hnn,” Sesshoumaru agreed, cracking his knuckles. Poison scented the air. “Yet I will assist.”

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Original Posting Date: September 24, 2021
Prompt: Ginger, suggested by AliciaC
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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