Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this bit of whimsy... especially for the one in the midst of an epiphany. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.

Chapter 399: Found Out

At Kagome's thunderstruck expression, Sesshoumaru's eyes slowly widened. In saying the first thing that came to mind, he'd hit upon the truth. And it pleased him.

Turning around, he pressed close to the startled miko, sniffing lightly. The hints. Her candor. The scent and sense of home. She demands a reason as if it were a riddle. But there is none. Sesshoumaru's lips quirked. "One reason. A good reason. A changeless reason."

Kagome leaned back on her elbows, but he rose over her. Her lips parted, but he spoke first. "I will kiss you because you want to be kissed."

Original Posting Date: April 8, 2013
Prompt: N/A
Words: 100