knittingknots (knittingknots) wrote,
knittingknots
knittingknots

  • Mood:

Drabble: Waking Up in the Dark

Oh, a shameless IK fluff moment....





Waking Up In the Dark


Waking up from a dark nightmare, InuYasha gulped air as he tried to clear his head of the dark and bloody images and slow the beating of his heart.  Quickly he realized where he was, in bed with his wife, and not in the evil place of his dream, but reaching out,  his hands sought the warm reassurance of her skin.  He traced the soft curve of her hip with strong, claw tipped fingers free of the blood he had seen in his dream and breathed in the warm scent that was uniquely Kagome’s.

Reaching out,    he snugged her to him, her back to his chest, as if by wrapping himself in her presence, he could chase the night terrors away. 

“Uhmm, InuYasha,” she said as his mouth planted a row of little kisses down the length of her neck and across the top of her shoulder.  “Feels good.”

He nuzzled the side of her head with his cheek.  “Love you, Koibito,” he said, in a soft but edgy voice.

Kagome, hearing the tone in his voice, rolled over.  “Are you all right?” she asked, brushing a stray piece of hair out of his eyes.

He took her hand in his, cupping it gently, and bringing it to his lips.  “Bad dream,” he muttered, pulling her close.

“Want to tell me?” she asked.

He shook his head.  “I just want to forget about it.”

“I’m here if you need me,” she replied.

“I’ll always need you,” he murmured, brushing his lips gently against hers. “Go back to sleep, Kagome.  It’s too early to get up.  I’m all right.”

She snuggled back into his embrace, her head leaning against his chest.  “I need you too, you know.”   And listening to the steady beating of his heartbeat, she let it lull her back to sleep.    

Tags: drabble
Subscribe

  • Flashback

    (Someone, without meaning to, I'm sure, dropped me right back into the worst night of my life. I will see this over and over until it lets go. So…

  • Poem: Writing Daze

    They walk around me while I write, with a hey, ho, and a hey nonnie nah, They spin around me while I write, talking, laughing in my sight, watch my…

  • Watching the New Year Come in, 2012

    O brave new world, O brave new year full of potential unrealized, new, untried. May we, taking the first, tentative steps into your…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 4 comments