Mood Stripes 273: Simple

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

Chapter 273: Simple

Kagome hadn’t expected Sango to take charge, though it did simplify matters. Going home was a necessity. There was no way she could abandon her family without a word. Just as there was no way she’d abandon the consequences of the wish she couldn’t unmake.

Sesshoumaru’s eyes widened. His stripes vanished for several moments. Reappearing, they darkened through every shade of green, straight to black. He just sat there—not protesting, not forbidding, not happy.

Shippo patted his cheeks. “Should we go along? I wanna. Betcha Inuyasha will, too.”

“No.” Head tipping to one side, Sesshoumaru whispered, “Do not leave.”

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Original Posting Date: November 16, 2021
Prompt: necessity, suggested by Onion
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.


6 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 273: Simple

  1. Pingback: Mood Stripes 272: Claimed – FORTHRIGHT

  2. Oh, my! No stripes at all?! He was completely in shock, wasn’t he? THAT was something that he’d never even considered! The mere thought of it has him devastated!

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  3. Pingback: Mood Stripes 274: Despondent – FORTHRIGHT

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