A/N: Yes Yes, update already, I know! I am so terribly sorry for having let you wait so incredibly long –punches herself- but, now, here's the update! Enjoy.
All for you
Sango was forced to lay stil for another week. As the days passed, Kagome would sit next to her in utter silence, still furious about Inuyasha's behaviour. She didn't sleep, didn't eat, didn't talk. And no matter how hard Sango tried to calm her and make her forget about it for just a few minutes, it would not work. Kagome would just get angry and turn away from her until Sango decided to apologize and they'd both fall silent again.
Seven days afterwards Sango asked Kagome to help her up, she wanted to try and walk around a bit, maybe go outside, even if it was just in front of the door, she needed to get outside. Being captured in a hut for days drove her insane. She needed to breathe fresh air, she needed to be free.
So Sango wrapped one arm around Kagome's shoulders while Kagome held her by her waist, helping her to her feet. Sango managed to stand, then slowly lifted her foot. The first steps hurt her very much, but she simply gritted her teeth and endured her pain, for she didn't want to stay in this damned hut for the rest of her life. Somehow they reached the door and went outside.
Sango took a deep breath, then sighed. She had missed the sky and the wind. The fresh air was like heaven to her lungs. The brightness of the blue sky stung her eyes in the first moment, but she quickly got used to it.
"Oh dear, you can't imagine how much I missed this...", Sango said when they sat down onto the grass.
"Hm.", was the only thing she got in response. Sango sighed again, but this time slightly angered.
"Kagome, you have to stop this. I can't stand to have you that silent, never saying anything, never smiling, only raging because of that idiot. Snap the hell out of it. I've had it up to here.", she said firmly. Kagome looked at her, slightly surprised.
"But Sango,-", Kagome began, but Sango interrupted her immediately.
"Sh. I don't want to hear it. Just relax. Please, even if it's just for a few minutes." Kagome opened her mouth to say something, but Sango's cold stare made her shut up and lower her head. Sango's features softened and she felt guilty.
"I'm sorry, Kagome. I didn't mean to hurt you, but this really bothers me.", the demon hunter apologized. Kagome didn't react, so Sango pulled her into a gentle embrace. "I'm sorry." Now Kagome returned the hug.
"Hai. It's okay..." She rested her head against Sango's chest, and Sango started to run her fingers through Kagome's hair. They cuddled up a little closer against each other until Kagome was all but sitting onto Sango's lap. A soft feeling of affection rushed through Kagome's body.
"I love you, Sango."
"I love you, too."
They fell silent again, simply holding on to each other. At some point, Kagome felt how exhausted she truly was because of her lack of sleep and food. Sango's rhytmic heartbeat soon sent her asleep. Sango noticed that for sure and just continued stroking her hair.
She didn't know how much time had passed when she found Inuyasha standing in front of her. She raised her head and coldly stared into his eyes, her own not showing any of her feelings while his showed hurt and guilt. Sango felt uneasy. She was angry, hurt, and unsure of what he was up to. She didn't know what to do or say so she simply waited for him to speak up. He sighed, and sat down so that their eyes were at the same level.
"I am... sorry, Sango.", he hesitantly started, avoiding Sango's gaze, "I have been... out of my mind. I didn't mean to hurt you."
Sango let out her breath.
"I am glad that you finally beat your pride and let it not take over and keep you from apologizing. It... well, I'd say it's okay, but it is not. You've hurt not only me, but Kagome as well."
The truth of those words made Inuyasha's heart clench.
"You know? That's a start, at least. Hm. I accept your apology, though it's late... Now please, Inuyasha, do me a favor."
His ears perked up.
"Tell her that you're sorry like you told me. This is very important. She's hurt. And though she didn't admit it, I know she blames herself for what has happened. Tell her that she's not at fault. And promise me that you won't hurt her ever again." She held out her hand. Inuyasha took it and gently squeezed it.
What they did not know was that Kagome had just awoken. She opened her eyes and raised her head. Sango loosened her arms and let her sit up.
"What do you want here?" Inuyasha's eyes met hers.
"I came to tell you that I am sorry.", he said, "I haven't been myself, and I have let my jealousy take advantage of me. I don't want you to think it was your fault, because it was not. I am the one to blame. I'm sorry. It won't happen again." He offered his hand to her. Kagome eyed him, thinking about his words. Then, after some moments that seemed like eternity to Inuyasha she reached out and took it.
"Accepted.", she said. He smiled slyly, grunted, got up and then left them alone. Kagome watched him walk away, then rested her head back down against Sango's shoulder.
"I'm glad.", Sango admitted.
"Glad that you accepted. No more grieving now, right?"
"I will try.", she said.
"Try?", Sango asked, unsatisfied with that answer.
"Okay, okay. No more grieving.", Kagome gave in.
"And no more anger and silence."
"No more anger and silence."
Kagome looked at Sango. The demon huntress smiled her beautiful smile and Kagome couldn't help but lean in and kiss her tenderly.
A/N: Tis not long, I know, but I don't have much time. The last two years of school are exhausting, all those exams and stuff. I will keep it all up, but it will take some time. I can't let my real life slip away because of my stories, and sorry again for all the time I made you wait. Much love to you all ;D (reviews are appreciated, as always xD )