Mood Stripes 282: Unfocused

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

Chapter 282: Unfocused

It was over before Sesshoumaru could prepare for the blow. In one bounding leap, she was simply, irrevocably gone. Unreachable.

Voices gradually reached him. “…hurt? Sesshoumaru-sama, are you in pain?”

“Hnn…?” He was having trouble bringing Sango’s face into focus.

“Let me.” The kit clambered to his shoulder and smacked Sesshoumaru’s cheek. “Breathe, idiot-sama!”

Sesshoumaru wasn’t sure he could.

Her book wrenched from his hand, and he gasped his way into a growl.

“More! Deep breaths.” Shippo thrust it under his nose and snapped, “Kagome’s scent. Breathe for that, at least!”

For her, Sesshoumaru tried. For her, he continued. Again.

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Original Posting Date: December 14, 2021
Prompt: Unreachable, suggested by Jelena Lee
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.


13 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 282: Unfocused

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  3. Poor Sessh! That’s like a bandage being ripped off! Idiot-sama! Oh Shippo, you do like to live on the edge!


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