Mood Stripes 286: Liberal

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

Chapter 286: Liberal

Page upon page of notes, liberally splashed with color. At first, Sesshoumaru didn’t understand the shapes. Long, slender triangles topped many pages, each nuanced by multiple layers of a plethora of colors blended together. Only when he pieced together an accompanying note did he realize. “My stripes?”

“Yes,” said Kohaku.

Sesshoumaru’s bafflement increased. “They change?”

“No. At least, not for me.” Kohaku’s gaze was steady. “Kagome-sama sees you differently.”

“I do not understand.”

“Neither did she, at first. But she wanted to. This is proof of the effort she made.”

 Going back to the beginning, Sesshoumaru settled in to read.

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Original Posting Date: December 18, 2021
Prompt: Plethora, suggested by x’lacyc
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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