Disclaimer: Don't own Inuyasha nor any of its characters.  Don't own the song Every Breath you take by Sting.

Here is a short song-fic, I thought about while listening to a song.  Its best you listen to the song while you read the story.

Please review when your done and tell me what you think.

Forgive any spelling or grammar errors.

I'll be watching you…

Every breath you take
Every move you make
Every bond you break
Every step you take
I'll be watching you

The ghostly figure stood there and watched her slowly make her way towards the village.  A single tear ran down his face.  Oh how he has missed her.  Her touch. Her warmth. Her smile.   Even though he couldn't be with her, his love, he would look after her.

His small white ears turn in the directions of his friends as they discussed the lost miko ahead of them.

"He's been gone six months now." Sango said in almost a whisper, "She has yet to accept his death, and I fear…" she couldn't finish as the tears rolled freely down her cheeks.  

"I know, her spirit keeps fading with every day that passes.  I do not think she'll make it for much longer before she joins him." Miroku could feel his own tears build behind his eyes.

The spirit's heart shattered at their words. He did not want her to die.  He wanted her to live, she was so young, and had so much ahead of her.  His eyes closed only to open them again where he found himself next to her outside Kaede's hut. 

Flashes of that horrible night danced in his head.  They successfully defeated Naraku and sent Kikyou back to hell.  But not without paying a price.  Inuyasha's life.  Naraku had stabbed him through the heart, ripping a enormous gash starting from his chest and ended at his right hip.  The wound had proven fatal for the hanyou. Kagome's scared arrow purified the evil half demon, Naraku.   

He could still hear Kagome's cries echoing through his mind.  He remembered before taking his final breath, the promise he made to her, 'I forever am with you, my love.' And with that he died, only to find himself a spirit that had stayed by her side for the past six months.


Every single day
Every word you say
Every game you play
Every night you stay
I'll be watching you

As she knelt down to accepted flowers from a young child from the village, his eyes fell upon two puncture wounds on her neck.


O can't you see
You belong to me
How my poor heart aches with every step you take

The night before Naraku was destroyed they had confessed their love and he had made her his lifelong mate completely unaware of the fate that was yet to come.  For the first time he regretted making her his.  Their souls were joined with the mating, and her spirit did not want to live without him.  He noticed the mask she placed on her face as she thanked the child, the young girl grinned at the miko eyeing the sparkling pink jewel handing from the older girl's neck.  Kagome patted the girl on the head before turning to enter the hut. 

Every move you make
Every vow you break
Every smile you fake
Every claim you stake
I'll be watching you

He followed her.  She was sitting with her back against the walls of the small hut, her knees up to her chest.  Even though his death he could smell the salt of her tears.  His heart screamed with pain at watching his angel in such agony.  Her body was shaking from the immensity of her sobs and the coldness in the air.  He could feel what her heart was screaming out to him…

Since you've gone I been lost without a trace
I dream at night I can only see your face
I look around but is you I can't replace
I feel so cold and long for your embrace
I keep crying baby baby please

His translucent body crouched next to her.  He had been able to calm her soul with his aura many nights since his death.  His hands glided across her form, if he could touch he would but being dead meant you could not touch the living. He couldn't take her pain anymore.  He hated to see her cry.  To see her in so much pain and despair.  He wished she'd have a reason to live.  He wished with all his being that she would be given the chance to be happy again even if he meant without him. 

Every move you make
Every vow you break
Every smile you fake
Every claim you stake
I'll be watching you

Kagome felt a strange sensation vibrating on her neck.  Her heart stopped for an instant at the feel of someone's hand on her arm.  She looked up and almost forgot to tell her self to breath.  Her heart leaped out of her chest when she locked eyes with those amber orbs she never thought she'd see again. 

"Inuyasha?" she asked barely above a whisper afraid that her acknowledging him would cause the illusion to disappear. 

Oh Kami! His breath quickened when his eyes locked with hers.  She saw him.  She could see him?!  Better yet he could feel the warmth on her skin where his hand was now touching her arm.  His eyes grew with shock and amazement as his gaze fell upon her neck where the jewel used to be.  He knew.  He knew what had happened.  The jewel had granted his wish, and gave her a reason to live. 

He could see the hope coursing through her face as she stared at him not truly believing he was there.  He could hardly believe it himself.  He had been given a second chance.  Given a second chance to spend the rest of his life with the love of his life.  Kagome. 

To completely prove to himself and her that he truly was alive again he cupped her face with his hand bring her lips to his for a passion, oh-kami-how-I-missed-you kiss.

Kagome knew the instant his lips met hers that he was real. She no longer felt the jewel hanging around her neck.  She could only guess that it had been the jewel's doing.  Kagome could not have cared any less so long as it meant her mate was with her again.  She couldn't stop the tears of joy her soul released through her eyes. 

"You're here, you're really here!" she said in a shaky voice after they had broken their kiss. Her hands stroked his face, reminding her how much she loved him.

"I never left you, Kagome, I was here along." He felt her lips press against his and his arms wrapped around her tiny waist knowing that he was never going to let her go again.

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So what did you think?

I love Every breath you take, it makes me cry.  This is the story the song made me think of while I was bored one night!

I have a minor idea to continue with the story for another chapter or so…if you all want to see Miroku and Sango's reaction…and I'll also go into a little bit more detail about what happened after Inuyasha's death and what's to come now that he is back.  But I am going to leave it a one-shot unless enough people tell me they want to see more. 

But please review, I love getting them.

For those of you who are wondering: Yes I will update Forever Alone since I have posted chapter 9 of From Friendship to love.  I will try to have the chapter 3 of Forever Alone posted before I leave to go home on Friday!

Thanks for reading my story! Please Review!