A Day Off

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He gave chase to a deer, teasing the creature with snarls, snapping his jaws behind it. When he grew tired, he collapsed, panting, then rolled on the forest floor, enjoying the smell of crushed grass. Looking at the sun, he rose, shaking his shaggy coat.

Fur and fangs vanished, revealing smooth pink skin as Sesshoumaru transformed. He picked the leaves from his hair, and strode back into the clearing.

Jaken greeted him. "Did you find Naraku, my Lord?"

"Yes, but he vanished," he lied.

He wore a scowl, yet if he still had a tail, it would have been wagging.

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Inspired by a pic I drew of Sesshoumaru smiling and humming as he walked through the woods. I just thought the idea of him taking a day off every now and then was a nice image.