Now, aside from the obligatory introduction, I was wondering if someone could help me, since you all look to be a fanfic-knowledgable bunch.
I just spent a good hour looking through my old bookmarks and flipping through FanFiction.Net trying to find this one fic I read... years ago. At least one year ago anyway. Here's a rundown of the plot (or what I can remember of it):
(Sesshomaru/Kagome) The final battle was had, and as far as I can remember, InuYasha decided to die to be with Kikyo. Kagome goes back to the future and the well is closed - she can never see her friends there again. Years pass and she enters college and then suddenly Sesshomaru is back in her life. He'd lived through the centuries, as had Kouga and Shippo (who Kagome had "adopted"), and Sesshy was the head of a nice business. They had been waiting all that time for her to go back to the past and then a few years to pass so that she could deal with things.
Blahblahblah... stuff happens, they get closer, there's some bigbig plot with badguys going on.... I don't remember much about this part, except that there was a big school festival, and Sesshy and Kagome showed off their archery skills in a big theatrical presentation with her in miko garb and him playing himself really. Things almost go really wrong when he gets possessed by the badguy thing and the only way she has to stop him from killing her is to bear her "mating mark"...
Okay, with my luck that's actually two stories and not just one, but if that's the case, then I'm especially looking for the second bit, the one with the archery show. I feel terrible for not even remembering the name of the story... But I would really love to be able to read it again. Hope someone can help me find it!