Mood Stripes 293: Stalwart

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

Chapter 293: Stalwart

Twice more, Inuyasha returned to check on his brother, who seemed stalwart enough on the surface.

Shippo reported, “He’s okay, so long as he’s reading Kagome’s book.”

Sesshoumaru probably had the thing memorized.

“What’s all this, runt?” The kid had his crayons out.  

“Just pictures.”

In each, Sesshoumaru featured prominently.

“Oi. What about me?”

“I didn’t forget you.” Shippo’s toes wiggled as he passed along a whimsical drawing.

“What’m I doing?”

“Teaching me stuff?”

“Hunting lessons,” Sesshoumaru remarked offhandedly.

“Yeah? Okay. We can do that.”


“Now’s good. After all, Kagome’s coming back tomorrow. And she might be hungry.”

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Original Posting Date: December 27, 2021
Prompt: Whimsical, suggested by Bridgett Morigna
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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