The blades of vengeances have fallen swiftly. The shinobi are no more as 'Absolute Justice' has returned...now, it is the Samurai that rule the Five Major Nations!
But at what cost? Have they become the very thing that they despised the most...? Heroes and villains seem to change roles every day, but one thing is for certain - we yearn for our freedom, for days gone by where we flew the skies unhindered.
A chuckle merely escaped her lips as she shook her head to his response. She didn't mind hunting, but it wasn't something on her list of thing's to do. Though that was quite the stupid thing to assume that she didn't like to hunt, but she had a neutral feeling towards it. She didn't hate it, but at the same time she didn't like it. In all honestly she had other things that she had to do, so she didn't really have time to just go around hunting. She had her job as a shinobi to keep doing, it would be a lucky day for her if she even had thing to do that she liked to.
Though today she had some freedom, but did she really want to go with this guy. Thing's were getting a little dull for her and he was going to go hunting so he wasn't going to stay here, so she had no reason now to just keep following after him. "The offer is quite nice, but unfortunately, I have other thing's that I must get back to. I only had a short amount of time to be able to do somethings today, but I don't have the time available for me to leisurely go out and hunt." She took a half step back. "You do take care of yourself now, maybe I will see you around in the future."
She would step backwards until she disappeared out the door to this room before she would turn her back and she would leave.
She slipped through the crowd, not really one for crowded area's, but she needed to be here. The Hokage called for everyone. Though Naiya was going to make herself comfortable and she did. She moved through the crowd so she could be near the stage and she walked right up a log pole that was naught more than 15 feet off the ground and she sat upon it's top. From there she had an pretty decent arial view of her surroundings and a good vision on the Hokage who was starting to speak.
A lot of things had occurred throughout these years. Naiya listened intently and kept her amber eyes focused upon her. Naiya did wonder through, what sort of change was she talking about? It is an interesting notion, but how will the Hokage go about it? For now she had no words and only needed to listen to her leader.
"What will happen now?" was the only thought trespassing through her head.
This was rather disappointing. Naiya's face didn't alter though. She listened patiently and respectfully. She was expecting much more in all honesty, but she was disappointed by his tale. The silence had soon occurred and he made the excuse about him only living there as a boy and that he doesn't remember it so well. She dropped her hands down at her sides and looked back over to the mask and then pointed at them.
"Very well, then could you tell me something about those masks? I find it particularly odd that it's the only thing in here that still looks to be in pristine condition."
It was an odd thing for her, maybe he knew, it could possibly be the one thing that he remembered well.
Naiya would listen intently not batting an eye lash as she looked at him while he spoke. He spoke about the Great Flash, which according to what he said was a catastrophic event. She herself had done research, but only so much is available to her as just a simple Genin. So listening to what he may say could possibly prove to be something worth while. Though what she already did know was the name of this village and what they would be most known for. She kept her position and listened to him. she was quite respectful in letting him talk and she casually glanced off towards the mask's as he did spoke and would drift her eye sight back and forth from the masks to him.
Certainly some secrets today would be unveiled and it would most likely be beneficial to listen up today.
She figured as much that he was going to respond in such a manner, though what she didn't expect was him offering her a history lesson on this village. That in itself was interesting though it didn't mean anything as to whether he was of those people or not, but that didn't matter now. It's not like she was required to kick him out or anything, so long as he didn't destroy anything here thing's would be fine. "Yeeeaaaahhh....no, I don't know my trust around so easily, though I must say this. I am quite curious as to what knowledge you hold of this village." Naiya responded in a calm tone that held it's strength.
What sort of knowledge did he have on this village? She figured she could at least hear him out, there might be something that she could even bring back to the Hokage if it was interesting enough. There's even a small possibility that this person knew secrets of the village that weren't recorded in the books. so she would lend him an ear and listen to his words. "I would like to hear what you have to say of these people."
It had taken him a moment for his response to come and in this time she looked him over, she couldn't see much of him since he was dressed in this robe that covered over his features. The possibilities of things that could be hidden underneath that was practically endless, but she just had to keep on her guard and she would be fine. For academic purposes? This person was a scholar? Well...that was a bit unexpected to be honest. She listened as he spoke and took care into paying attention of his words. He half-turned towards the wall of mask's and she glanced over as well to see them. It was rather amazing how all those mask's were intact and not a single speck of damage was on them.
After that brief moment of gazing at the mask's she looked back towards this person, who according to his words, was a person descended from the people of this village. That is quite the statement to say that you descended from such people so far and few, but not impossible. Though she herself wouldn't know how to prove if he is of these people, except taking a leap of faith and believing his words. She sucked at her teeth a moment before she would move her hands to her hips and responded back to him. "My name is Kaguya, Naiya." She didn't know what to make of the situation, but it would be interesting to find out if this person really was of these people. "It's rather difficult to prove that you are of these people. How do I know that you speak the truth?"
Naiya watched with care and she soon edged out from around the corner to reveal herself. she in all honestly didn't look menacing, unless people were afraid of a large bust short girl, but that aside she did carry herself well and held a stoic, but mean looking, gaze. That aside she also wore her headband around her forehead. She looked him over and took in as much of her surrounding's as she could through her peripherals. she didn't spot anything odd, well aside from the fact how he was robed, in the area. she didn't see any traps either and she hadn't fallen into any, so far so good.
Naiya kept her eyes upon him, she wasn't a foolish one to simply let her eyes leave someone who could potentially be an enemy depending on how things turn out. "What is your purpose here?" Her voice was firm and held strength, but it was gentle like a woman's voice should be. She'd at least figure out this person's intention and possibly keep him from finding out anything that could be a secret, unless she herself gotten curious, but she really should, as a shinobi of Konoha, keep him from looking into whatever secrets could be in this village which use to be an ally to Konoha.
That swirl that was at the top of the dilapidated building was found also in Konoha. It was even on a lot of the shinobi's outfits. She did read in the books that this swirl while it was this villages symbol and their representation, the reason they allowed konoha to even bear that mark it was to show their ties to one another, their everlasting bond. Her eyes examined the entranced for a second longer before she took careful steps insides. Her fingers slide along the old wooden boards that somehow to this day kept this building standing in the manner that it did. the wood was aged, but it was still strong even in it's broken state.
She took her steps cautiously, because the building was old, she didn't want to step on a plank and fall through. It was pretty dark for the most part in there, but there was some light being shone through the gaps in the ceiling and breaks in the wall. As she edged further inside, she began to hear noises, and stopped. Her head tilted and her eyes narrowed. It sounded like someone was here like they were fumbling through something. Though soon that noise stopped as well, Naiya's eyes shifted towards the entrance she just came into and pondered about leaving.
she couldn't just leave though she came far enough that she may as well check it out, though she had to be cautious about how she went about this. She took in a quiet deep breath and focused her composure. A stoic face formed on her as she edged further carefully. This place was an abandoned ruin, noises could so easily echo. She was cautious about her steps and even as she moved she listened carefully to see if she could hear anything else.
Further and further she edged, down the short hallway, until she arrived near the door that lead into the room of masks. She didn't step out from it and turned near the doors edge and peeked to look within the room.
It had been quite sometime since she had last came to this area. Reading upon this land within book's and knowing of the history that attached themselves to Konoha. It was a fascinating place to go and just look at to really see how the village had once prospered and the way their buildings had once been built. It was certainly something that attracted her to this place. It was such a shame that this village had been destroyed, but certainly there was still some mysteries that could still be uncovered in this ruin. It wasn't just a place for her to visit and think, but it was also a place to search and discover. Secrets around every corner one could never know what would pop up next.
Currently though she was traveling through the ruin's her eyes seeming to spark with adventure. It was one of very few moments that one person would see such an emotion on her face. She dawned her typical outfit, which consisted of black spandex top that hugged her frame pretty well and black spandex pants with holes upon the thighs, around her waist she had her equipment tied around it on a belt. Over that to keep it hidden from sight, she wore a black haori, which upon the back is a red floral design of scattered petals and an embroidered gold 'XXIII' upon it, tied together by a black belt. Upon her hands, which were also covered by the long sleeves of the haori, she had some of her equipment attached.
She wasn't all to far from the House of Mask. That building in particular was one of the few places that was mostly still intact enough to actually get inside without much problems. She jumped from building to building with swiftness and precision not wasting a single effort in her movements. She would soon land outside the building, landing pretty quietly and with a quick pivot she turned and faced the building and gazed upon it's dilapidated appearance. A smirk shyly crossing her cheeks.
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Naiya merely kept her gazed focused on him, if he assumed she'd keep her eyes on him then his assumption is correct. She did keep looking at him, but after he turned his back to her, the look on her face relaxed and sunk into what could be identified as sadness. Poof! gone... and just as she had expected he disappeared again like he had done so before.
A sigh escaped her lips as her gaze had fallen to the earth. "Naiya, you idiot...." she mumbled as she legitimately felt upset. "This is part of why you alone..." she said to herself in a low whisper. It wasn't meaning in a relationship sort of way, but as a lack of friends sort of way. She soon smacked her own cheeks and growled. "Nothing, I can do anymore...."
She stood up and her stoic face had returned. She went back towards her training, but the notice is that this time around she threw even more energy into her training as if she were trying to push back thoughts from her mind. As for the chuunin exams she was going to attempt to do all she can to get in, but there were no guarantees.
As a matter of fact, Naiya knew very well of her appearance. This was just another shinobi tactic, well as a matter of fact a kunoichi tactic that uses everything at their disposal. She was indeed trained, while she didn't have actual experience in using her body in that sort of manner, she knew of her looks and that she was considered 'beautiful' by people. She was just short, eventually she would grow into her body, but that takes time.
His response caused her to look at him. She didn't blush, just stared, but he did hold a point. He didn't exactly give her a reason not to trust him, but at the same time, he didn't give her a reason to trust him either. This was just something that had to be taken on a whim and see if her gamble wasn't wrong. Having an ally amongst a sea of enemies...it would be nice. Naiya still kept her stare, she didn't want to show weakness in her gaze.
She was a Kaguya! Proud of who she was and backing down would just go against who she was and staying quiet would just prove her naivety. His face came closer to hers, but she kept her same position and looked back into his eyes showing in her eyes that she wasn't backing down.
Mifune did appear to be getting quite emotional about this, clearly something she must have been doing was annoying him to the point that he was getting a bit aggressive.
He began to show off his scars and she looked over them. These were marks of a true shinobi, someone that has gone through battle after battle and prove to live another day. It was like she had heard long time ago, how can you tell that a shinobi is a good shinobi? The answer to that being that they are alive.
Though how could this apply to her? His scars, is something that she could never have, but this is because of the blood that flows through her. How could he know how she felt like? The training she gone through, how could he know how awful it's been when she was young, though at the same time she recognized that she had no right in saying that he knew nothing of the struggles she had gone through.
It was something difficult to respond to yes, but Naiya would respond to it none the less. Being a Kaguya meant something to her and her family. The pain they had to go through in order to get their abilities to work, what can someone experience that would be equivalent of you tearing a bone right out of your own body and regrowing new ones while still conscious.
...." she didn't say anything just yet as he settled himself back onto her lap and just turned away from her so he'd look at the trees. "There is no excuse for wearing a headband." There was a tinge of anger in her voice, but it trembled slightly as she did her best to control it. "...to even think that someone would need an excuse to wear a headband is just...disgusting. I have no excuse to wear this headband. I wear it with pride, knowing full well, who I am, and what I am getting myself into."
Naiya still had that tremble in her voice that showed she was trying to keep her cool, to keep from yelling. "This headband is a mark of my beginning into my life as a kunoichi. My history before this headband is my own and I've suffered my share of pain. I cannot say that it was possibly worse than yours or equivalent, but I know the feeling of a drained body, trainings from the very depth of hells. I don't need to sit here and recite what I've gone through in order to get this headband, but at the same time I am not using it as an excuse to say I deserve it. This headband is not a representation of my hard work, it is not here to tell others, either, that I've had a pleasant time getting this band. It's my mark of a beginning that will start to tell others who I am."
There was one thing about failing to be a ninja which is fine. You get to live, and it shows that you just weren't capable at the life of a shinobi. Not everyone becomes a shinobi in their lives, there are means of how to go about living a life without having to be a shinobi, but there are just some things that are just absolutely disgusting when it comes into the life of a failed shinobi. It's the simple fact that you learned the secrets of being a shinobi and you have to live a normal life. So it comes to this point that you have to learn the difference between power and responsibility. Some people just learn to use their learned abilities to give themselves the upper hand in life, but not do it in a destructive manner that would bring upon disgrace, but there are those that are just outright nasty and use their abilities to serve themselves in a much more destructive manner and this is where the reason this mission had been brought up.
Lately in the neighborhood there seems to be kids in the area that are just outright upset with the fact that they have failed to become a shinobi and they use their abilities to perform illegal arts upon the property of others. Vandalism through the assisted use of skills that were once suppose to protect the people of the village. This just brought about an anger to some shinobi when they see people use skills that were once used to protect people to terrorize them. This was something that needed to be stopped before it had developed any further than simple vandalism. With their abilities as shinobi's, but lacking the prowess to truly become a real shinobi, they go around the village and begin to vandalize the area with graffiti.
Naiya had been charged with this mission to put a stop to it in any manner she deemed fit, except that they had to be captured alive. Naiya was already going about the area that had already hit by this small rogue group. She went about it carefully merely just taking a look at where they hit and attempting to bring a pattern to this, if it was there. Their tag was always the same thing; RRatz. Though as she kept searching for the tags, she soon enough found a pattern and found that their locations were always popular shinobi gathering spots. It seems that these criminals are still holding a grudge against the shinobi for failing them out of the academy. Though it wasn't their teachers faults it was simply for the fact that these particular criminals were just plain stupid and refused to listen to what their teachers had to say.
She already had been given information about her targets and she had to capture four targets. She had been images of what they look like, now it was just a matter of trying to capture them. She wanted to capture them in the middle of the act. She had gone around the village asking questions and figuring out where the next targeted location would be located at based on the pattern that had been made and what the villages had told of her. She had soon enough caught wind of next location that would be hit. The Hokage tower, quite the mistake to think that it was going to be so easy. She would go ahead and stake out and wait near the hokage's tower. Over time nothing had occurred, had her information been wrong?
She watched from a near by building, of course she had asked the owners for permission to wait in one of the rooms on the second floor and was given permission too. It had taken sometime and the sun was slowly starting to fall when her targets had appeared. Time to get going into action as she had smirked watching her targets come closer to the Tower. It was time for her to act, she performed some hand seals and after the chakra had charged within her the raiton energy flowed through her hands.
She would be quick about it as she really didn't want to waste time and a sudden surprise now and she would be able to knock two unconscious. From the window she shot out like a blur, while she was a genin, she was still above average and better than these drop outs, but of course she wasn't one to let her guard down. The one thing she had to do was keep her blood lust in check and make sure she didn't go overboard.
Within moments two of the four had hit the floor and fell unconscious. The sound of the bodies ad surprised the other two and they turned around quickly and faced Naiya surprised, no words were uttered from her as she merely gave a blank stare that brought terror onto them. Though their terror was soon replaced with anger seeing their two friends on the ground and they figured that she did something.
Naiya did let them have much of a chance at retaliating as she would dodge past their punch and kicks and she performed the same hand seals that she did earlier and charged her chakra and like before lighting scattered through her body. The two came at her again and tried to attack her all at once and she jumped over them with a flip, as she did so her hands landed on their skulls and raiton energy shot through them and without words they dropped unconscious like the other two. She stood amongst the fallen four. "Luck fell to my side, today. Mission accomplished." She mumbled to herself as she would take the captured failures to where she needed to and report in.
Name: Tag Part II Rank: C Repeatable: Once Per PC Description: Some kids weren't cut out to be shinobi, as it happens from time to time. However those whom failed from the academy still has their training with them, and they refuse to do nothing with it. Using their abilities they have been putting graffiti all over Konoha. Capture those pesky kids. Be careful. Though careless, their ignorance can make them dangerous. Obective: Capture the kids. Reward: 200 EXP and 1,000 Ryo
Naiya would look back to him as she woud remove her hands from his face to look at his face and see into his eyes. She held a stoic face like she normally did. "You should know better than most that trust is something not so easily thrown around." It was the truth though, in the shinobi world it wasn't easy. Especially if one were raised like a shinobi since they were young so breaking habits and gaining trust in people isn't something that happens in a single day.
She sat back and looked ahead, her hands crossing underneath her large bust. "That aside, I really do not know how to go about this. I don't just go about speaking about myself all the time. This whole...conversation, is something quite new to me."