Mood Stripes 294: Hungry

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

Chapter 294: Hungry

Sesshoumaru permitted Inuyasha and Shippo to drag him along, but his heart wasn’t in the hunt. At first.

“What do I do?” Shippo asked.

Inuyasha tugged an ear. “Figure out what you wanna eat, I guess.”

“I thought we were hunting for Kagome.”

“Oh. Well, yeah. Okay. That’s easy, then.”

“Yeah,” agreed the kit. “But are there any?”

Sesshoumaru stirred himself enough to ask, “She favors something?”

“You bet,” Shippo assured.


Inuyasha tested the air and shrugged. “Not sure we’ll have any luck at this hour. Unless you can smell feathers…?”

Sesshoumaru inhaled deeply, caught Shippo’s eye, and pointed.

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Original Posting Date: December 28, 2021
Prompt: Feathers, suggested by musingsdesign
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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