Mood Stripes 295: Driven

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

Chapter 295: Driven

The hunting lesson posed no real challenge. A child could capture roosting fowl. It occurred to Sesshoumaru that his brother had likely been a child when he developed the technique, driven by necessity and neglect.

The night passed, and Shippo brimmed with new confidence.

Inuyasha eyed the eastern sky. “Sun’s coming. I should get back.”

“To get Kagome?” asked the kit.

“Later today, runt. But there’ll be….”

Sesshoumaru stilled as the first gossamer touch of Kagome’s return reached him. She was back, and her thoughts were for him. He was already in motion, flying like an arrow to its mark.

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Original Posting Date: December 28, 2021
Prompt: Gossamer, suggested by laditomoe
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.


7 thoughts on “Mood Stripes 295: Driven

  1. Pingback: Mood Stripes 294: Hungry – FORTHRIGHT

  2. After the last chapter comes out I’m gonna read the whole thing from start to finish in one go. It has its own type of joy when in serial form and when complete. Looking forward to savoring it! Thank you for the gift of this story!

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  3. Pingback: Mood Stripes 296: Certain – FORTHRIGHT

  4. Oh! Straight to her heart. I think I’m going to follow Zephyrs lead and start from the beginning. This has been one of my favorite stories. Thanks so much. ❤️❤️


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