Kagome stood beside the well, refusing to move. Jumping through time had drained her, and she wasn't sure whether she should move from this spot. She didn't want to leave Inuyasha. She … not yet.
Of course she had left the Shikon shards with him – she had given them to him the other day, to test him and see if that was all he really cared about – whether he would go off in a tangent as soon as he had the jewel. But without question he'd handed them over to Kaede for safe keeping and stayed by Kagome's side. Kagome was thankful. It meant he cared – didn't it?
Numb, she sat down on the well – a tear rolling down her cheek. She couldn't move, not yet. She had to absorb all that was present in this well house – for it was the last time she would see it. The last time she would feel Inuyasha's presence.
She clenched her fists at the thought and her heart throbbed painfully inside her chest.
She gritted her teeth, trying to forget about the hanyou she had left behind. But she knew from exper