Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this audacious adventure… especially for the forward-thinking one. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.
Chapter 281: Dainty
Sesshoumaru had no idea what Kagome might entrust to his keeping.
From a zippered pouch on the side of her pack, she produced a book. He’d seen it, of course. She never neglected it for long, and he did wonder why. But a dainty lock secured its contents. Was this a test?
“It is safe with me.”
She searched his face, looking for something more.
Had he misunderstood? And then it hit him.
Hold onto it, she’d said. Until I come home.
Kagome had been looking forward.
Already, she understood her place was here.
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Original Posting Date: December 13, 2021
Prompt: Neglect, suggested by tea_notcoffee_lady
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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.