Chapter 12

The morning sun was shining brightly by the time Kakashi re-joined his bleary-eyed genin team at the field that was their meeting spot; an open area between the village and the forest. These are not morning people, he thought to himself, not for the first time. If Obito were still around, he would probably say … Continue reading Chapter 12


Chapter 11

Naruto found himself blinking against a bright light. It turned out there was a gas lamp suspended over the kitchen table, and its warm light cast long shadows that danced across the floor. The walls of the kitchen were half-timber, but the cooking area was made of stone to guard against the open flame which … Continue reading Chapter 11

Chapter 10

The bridge builder turned out to have arranged transport in the form of a small wooden ayubune that lay waiting for them. After gliding over the dark and misty waters for an indeterminate length of time, the surly looking rower turned to where Tazuna reclined against the edge of the boat, and adjusted his broad-brimmed … Continue reading Chapter 10