>This is a quest taking place in an alternate version of the Naruto world during the same time period as the story, with a few notable differences. You will be playing as Kon Karagowa, a young Leaf Jonin. Your character is defined by your choices, so write-ins are always encouraged. And remember to have fun!>Quest Info:http://pastebin.com/RbN6ApVD>Previous threads:http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive.html?tags=Leaf%20Ninja%20Quest
WOO LEAF NINJA QUEST WOOOO.
>>44097616GLORY BE!Reminder we should probably drop a report with Itachi first thing.
>>44097616Game plan, we know the Akatski want all the tailed beasts, lets get a sample of all their chakra bar 9 tails and stor eit, one we get a sample of his we call a meeting of the 5 kage and implant a sample of each into Kon, whom will now have a sample of each tailed beast resulting in a fraction of Ten tailed power, but a fraction of infinite is still infinite, BOOM Kon is really powerful and can stand up there with the best of them
You wake up after a restful night's sleep to a sizzling sound from down the hall. Your uncle isn't in the room, so it can only mean one thing.You get up and head to the Uchiha family's kitchen to find your uncle at the stove, fixing omelets. Sasuke and his mother enter soon after you do, surprised at the scene."Mornin!" your uncle greets everyone. "Sorry about commandeering your kitchen like that, just took a look around and saw you had eggs galore and well, I couldn't help myself. Sasuke, I remembered you were big on the tomatoes, so I diced some up and threw them into my usual mix. If anyone wants something in particular, just let me know and I'll whip it right up!"Sasuke's mother doesn't bother with any objections, so your uncle continues to fix breakfast for everyone while you all take a seat. Once everyone's meal is fixed, he joins you and you all eat together."So today I was going to go out and see about fixing lunch for people working the reconstruction." your uncle tells you between bites. "Might as well do my part, right?""Sasuke, you need to speak with the rest of the clan today." Mikoto says to her son. "Everyone is expecting you to step up as head.""I can't do it." Sasuke replies with a pained expression. "We both know Itachi is more suited than I.""The clan would never accept it." Mikoto responds. "Besides, your father wanted it this way.""Can we just talk to Itachi first?" Sasuke asks. "Let's go see him today and talk this out.""Fine." Mikoto says bluntly. The two of them remain silent for the rest of their meal.You think about what you plan on doing today.>A.The hospital probably still needs hands>B.You also need to speak with Itachi>C.The jinchuuriki could probably use some help adjusting>D.You should just help rebuild>E.You want to check on someone in particular>F.Other
>>44097723>>A.The hospital probably still needs hands
>>44097723>A.The hospital probably still needs hands>F.Other "I think you would do well as clan head Sasuke"
>>44097723>C.The jinchuuriki could probably use some help adjusting
>>44097723>B. You also need to speak with ItachiMention to his mother that we both need to make our reports to the Hokage anyways. We neglected that after the battle yesterday.
>>44097723First we go see Itachi once that is done Sauske goes to talk to his clan and if he wants we will come to. If not we can go to see the Jinchuuriki which if we rap up fast we can go to help at the hospital
>>44097723>>B.You also need to speak with Itachi>>C.The jinchuuriki could probably use some help adjustingwe should offer to bring them to their villages. If they want to go back. Even if they don't we should at least let the other villages know that they are back (minus tailed beasts) and what happened.
>>44097723>>A.The hospital probably still needs hands>>B.You also need to speak with Itachi>>C.The jinchuuriki could probably use some help adjusting
>>44097780(me adding something)Kon is probably good at destroying things. Not building them.
>>44097803Then I remember we were trained by Tsunade. I'll just shut up.
Lets Give Itachi our reports, then Sauske can go talk to his clan and if he wants to do that Solo we can go help in the Hospital or see to the jinchuuriki's mental health.
>>44097723>>C.The jinchuuriki could probably use some help adjustingAnd they should probably get checked out, if they haven't already. In which case this could double as>>A.The hospital probably still needs hands
>>44097723>B. You also need to speak with ItachiReports on what happened, all that.
The Paid invasion arc felt a bit too short for my liking
>>44097723>>C.The jinchuuriki could probably use some help adjusting>F. Visit Juugo, Karin and SuigetsuWe forgot them guys.
>>44097936thats an awesome idea do that after the reports and stuff, but its a must do.
>>44097936So, just like the manga and anime then.
>>44097936I like to imagine that's why Konoha security is so poor.We forget about everyone we don't kill ten minutes after they're out of sight.
>>44098073>Konoha if we don't kill you your alright in our book
>>44097749>>44097761>>44097762>>44097779>>44097796>>44097872You want to speak with Itachi, but decide that you'll let Sasuke take care of his business first. You can go see the Hokage later in the day.After breakfast, you head to the hospital. Once you get there, Tsunade immediately grabs you and starts directing you. You spend a few hours treating people, mainly those with minor injuries that are not serious enough to warrant interrupting the elite medical cadre.As it nears lunchtime, your work slows down a bit. You take a quick break to find Sakura also here."Hey, Kon." she waves you down. "I just got back this morning, and they rushed me right in here to help. I only wish I could have been here when it happened."Sakura looks down. "So I heard Sasuke's dad was killed. And Hinata and the others escaped too. Sasuke's probably going to go right back to focusing on chasing after her."Sakura is silent for a while before sighing. "Kon, do think I should just give up? I'm not cut out for this 'longing from afar' thing. I haven't told anyone this, but I used to be best friends with Ino, and when I learned we both liked Sasuke, I pushed her away. But now that she moved on and found someone that she cares about and cares about her back, I just feel stupid. What have I been doing all this time? I guess it kind of feels like I only keep going so it doesn't just feel like I threw everything away for no reason."This is a bit heavy to hit you with so suddenly, but Sakura seems very troubled by it.>A.You should keep trying>B.You should give up>C.I don't really know>D.Other
>>44098146>>A.You should keep trying>d If Sasuke doesn't come around soon, I'll thump him on the head and make him see sense. Pretty sure he's just being oblivious. Painfully so.
>>44098146>C.I don't really know>D. Though, maybe "longing from afar" isn't the right tactic you need, hasn't worked for me anyway.>Oh yeah, wanna get some dinner later?
>>44098146>>B.You should give up
>>44098146>A.You should keep tryingyour right, you should give up on this 'longing from afar' thing. try taking a more direct approach Sasuke has a lot on his mind recently and could use more people around to support him
>>44098146>C.I don't really knowI'm still working on trying to get a date with the girl I like.Though I don't think Sasuke will be ready for a relationship for a long time.
>>44098146>>C.I don't really knowMaybe you should stop fixating on Sasuke. But what do I know when the voices in my head don't shut up about Tenten or Kurotsuchi.
>>44098146>D.Other"Only give up if that's what you really want. Don't do it just because you think there's no point. If you can step back, examine your priorities, and decide that you really do like Sasuke, then you should make your move. But if you really have moved on, and think that he's not what you want out of a relationship anymore, than you should start pursuing someone else."
>>44098239no, bad anon
>>44098146>>C.I don't really know"If you do keep going, change your tactics. I don't think longing from afar is going to help. But just for the record? He's fragile. Now is not the time to make a move."
>>44098146>>A.You should keep trying"But try making it up with Ino. Friends are a good thing to have."
>>44098146>A. You should keep trying>D. Sasuke's going through alot. Honestly, I think his fixation on Hinata is just him trying to keep a straight head. Something to focus on when everything else was going wrong. Now isn't the time to give up on him...if anything, you should just try and be there for him.
>>44098146>DSakura, in the past I had a bit of a thing for Tenten, I kept hanging around and tried to get to know her in hope of been noticed. After a while, i slowly accepted that while she may never return my affections we can still be great friends and you know what? Things have never been better, my own awkwardness is gone, i've continued in my life. It's not giving up never forget that its life, you will not be throwing anything away, you use it to build a great life for yourself. Don't forget we are young *take her hand* some day you will find someone whom will return those feelings in your heart and will make you happy, smile and go though the journey of life and you will have a grand old time. If you want closure talk to Sauske and tell him how you felt but also how you feel now, your a strong girl you'll be Ok. im always here to talkThe Key point is to say its not giving up its building on experience and living your own life not following behind someone else. She's a good girl she deserves good.
>>44098146>D. You should make nice with Ino, for starters. A friend's a friend to the end, or so they say.
>>44098146>D. I think that, with what he's going through, it doesn't matter if you keep trying for his affection. But there could never be a worse time to give up on him. Just...try being there for him. Even if you can't be a couple, you can still be friends. And the guy could really use a few more friends.
>>44098146>>44098306>>44098282>>44098339>>44098390Combine those write ins to create the Writeinzord.
>>44098514>Alpha, get me five relationship advice columnists with attitude!
>>44098199>>44098212>>44098282>>44098306>>44098329>>44098359You think for a bit. Sasuke has just had a lot on his plate for a while. That doesn't necessarily mean it's hopeless."You should keep trying." you answer her. "Sasuke has been going through a lot, and I think this fixation on Hinata may just be him trying to keep a straight head. He could use more people to support him, especially right now. Also, you should try making up with Ino.""See, that's what I've been telling myself this whole time." Sakura sighs again. "'Now's just a bad time, I'll get my opportunity.' Meanwhile as soon as Ino got her sights on Haku, she made sure she was an irreplaceable part of his life. I keep thinking, 'He would totally care about me if I was on his team' and stuff like that, but the fact is, I just don't know anything about him. I just liked him because he was the cool handsome guy. I can't support him. I'd just make things worse."Sakura gets up. "But if you think it's worth a shot, I'll keep at it. You're right that I should make up with Ino. Maybe she can even give me some tips? Sorry for talking so down like that right after you gave your advice, I didn't mean to. I appreciate it, really. Thanks, Kon."Sakura smiles at you. It's about lunchtime now, and no one is around to tell you to keep working. The workload must be lighter by now.>A.Go see Itachi>B.Go see the jinchuuriki>C.Go see someone else>D.Stay here and talk>E.Help with the reconstruction>F.Other
>>44098694>A.Go see Itachithen>B.Go see the jinchuuriki
>>44098694>>B.Go see the jinchuuriki
>>44098694>B.Go see the jinchuuriki
>>44098694>A. Go see ItachiHe might have orders for us, but if he doesn't.>B. Go see the Jinchuuriki
>>44098694>>A.Go see Itachi
>>44098694>>A.Go see Itachi>>B.Go see the jinchuuriki
Reminder that the other villages have done absolutely nothing of worth the entire quest.
>>44098737>>44098749>>44098753>>44098755>>44098755>>44098762You're still wondering how the former jinchuuriki are getting on, so after a quick inquiry on their whereabouts, you leave the hospital and head towards the center of town.Right on the edge of the crater that was caused by the attack that almost smashed you, you find the building you're looking for. Just barely escaping destruction, it's meant for diplomats to stay in when they are at the village overnight. The former jinchuuriki are currently being put up here. You head inside.You find all five of them in the large common room. All but one of them are leaning against the wall in their own corner, and the woman, Yugito is sitting in a chair reading. You see Shikamaru laying on the floor, apparently bored out of his mind."Oh, Kon. What's up?" Shikamaru asks as he notices you. "You here to check on these guys? Not surprised. I'm still weirded out too.">A.Talk to Shikamaru about the jinchuuriki>B.Talk to one of the jinchuuriki (specify)>C.Other
>>44098982So just like canon
>>44098988B. Ask Yugito what she's readng
>>44098988>>A.Talk to Shikamaru about the jinchuurikiHow they doing?
>>44098988>B.Talk to one of the jinchuuriki (specify)Yugito about the akutski who captured her
>>44098988>>B.Talk to one of the jinchuuriki (specify)Roshi and Hon.
>>44098988>B.Talk to one of the jinchuuriki (specify)Gaara, how much he remembers and how much everything has changed.
>>44098988>A. Point to that crater. "Man, I was in the center of that thing. Looking at it now...you ever think about how damn [i]scary[/i] some of the things we can do are? Someone made that crater, and I myself survived the brunt of that attack and was just sore for a few hours. This shit...it's scary to think of what would happen if there were a war, isn't it?"
>>44098988>A.Talk to Shikamaru about the jinchuurikiDo they remember anything about, you know, being dead?
>>44098988>C Introduce ourselves and get them to do the same to one anotherHey i'm Kon you might remember me from suck moments like BITCHES I HAD YOU LOT RESURRECTED SO AT LEAST ACT ALIVETell Gaara his family have been down since thy lots him and they can't wait to see him again.Talk to them all saying that things are looking rough, Village coop is looking tough but we need to work together, we hope to let them go home but first we want a personal chat with them. Say that their council will be needed in the days ahead.Ask if they can all provide a brief chakra sample for the sake of science, Get the atmosphere a little less tense. Ask each whom captured them?
>>44098988>>B.Talk to one of the jinchuuriki (specify)Han. I felt we had a rapport.
>>44098988>A.Talk to Shikamaru about the jinchuuriki"What are the plans to return them to their villages? I'm not looking forward to explaining why we have their supposedly dead jinchuriki. I was there and I still think the reason sounds unbelievable."
>>44098988>C.Other"I'm gonna go talk to the Hokage about getting you guys home asap "
>>44098988>C. Ask around "So, who here actually wants to go back home?"
>>44099159God dammit anon, now I'm stuck with a scene of Kon being Rick Sanchez in my head now
>>44099271RicKon Sanches ftw.
>>44099271Who's our Morty, then? Kiba, maybe?
>>44099032>>44099088>>44099175You want to talk to all of them, but you want to make sure of something with Shikamaru first. You go up to him and look down as you speak."So how are they doing?" you ask. "Do they remember anything about being dead?""Nope." Shikamaru answers bluntly. "They all say that after the extraction, it felt as if no time passed before they woke up in that cave. We do plan on questioning them about what happened immediately before extraction, though.""On that note." you add. "Do we have plans to return them to their villages? It's going to be weird explaining this. I was there, and it's still unbelievable.""Yeah, we're working on it." Shikamaru sighs. "After we question them, we plan on sending them home alongside delegates to talk things over. I imagine there will be at least one village that won't give us trouble, though."As Shikamaru finishes his sentence, you look outside the window to see a group of Sand ninja heading toward you, Temari and Kankuro at the front. When they reach the crater, Kankuro directs them to split up, and they join the nearby Leaf ninja that are helping with the reconstruction. Temari and Kankuro approach the building and head inside."Gaara!" the two of them shout in surprise, as they enter. They immediately run up to their brother and stand with jaws agape."How?" Kankuro asks. "Is it really you?">A.Explain things to them>B.Let Shikamaru handle it, talk to one of the other jinchuuriki>C.You're done her, go see the Hokage>D.Other
>>44099485>>A.Explain things to themyep weird right.
>>44099485Help explain, and asked what happened at the summit after we had to bail. (They were their dad's bodyguards right?)
>>44099485>>A.Explain things to them
>>44099485>A.Explain things to themWe were there we have the obligation to do so
Breaking for dinner, back in a while
>>44099485>>A.Explain things to themWell, one of the members of Akatsuki had insane and bullshit powers involving bringing people back from the dead, and long story short, I convinced him of the insanity and evil of his actions before he bled out.
>>44099485>A.Explain things to them>D.Other"The bearer of the Rinnegan somehow convinced himself that it would make everything magically better if he just returned to life all the people he had murdered. That way surely no one could be mad at his actions, and he'd be absolved of his sins. Just in case though, he took the coward's way out and killed himself in the process."
>>44099485>A.Explain things to them>D. Ask how badly the summit went
>>44099485>D. We fought that Rinnegan user. After it was obvious he'd lost, he decided to go out with an act of charity. Crazy shit.
>>44099485>>B.Let Shikamaru handle it, talk to one of the other jinchuurikiHe should probably handle things with the sand delegation. He's on better terms with them than we are.
>>44099485>A.Explain things to them
>>44099485>B.Let Shikamaru handle it, talk to one of the other jinchuuriki
>>44099552>I convinced him of the insanity and evil of his actions before he bled outYou did no such thing>>44099554That wasn't why he did it
>>44099485>B.Let Shikamaru handle it, talk to one of the other jinchuurikiHave him say Kon convinced the Rinnigan guy bring them all back to life.Be ready in case Garra snaps, other wise together the older >B.Let Shikamaru handle it, talk to one of the other jinchuuriki over and give them the run down, explain that the villages are in delicate peace of sorts and that we will need their help to hopefully bring us together, that the time of old hates has got to end, you people should be able to understand one another more than anyone, we need to work together. But be polite lets introduce ourselves to one another, let us be civil.
>>44099673It's called "lying," Laze
>>44099522good point add this>>44099713no bad anon, we are honest to a fault, but no one ever believes us, what kind of ninja always tells the truth?
>>44099673>That wasn't why he did itYeah, but good luck proving it. Anyone who disagrees with that interpretation of events is either dead or a main villain and therefore untrustworthy. We can say as much bad shit about Nagato as we like, and unlike canon Naruto, we have no reason to like him.
>>44099713What's the point of lying here, anon?
>>44099841Because they'd ignore us anyway, just like everyone does when we say stuff
>>44099766Sasuke was there too ya dingus.
>>44100087I assumed Sasuke would be agreeing with us, due to his hatred of Pain for killing his father. Ruining Pain's reputation will go a long way towards healing the emotional wounds.
>>44100116Oh yeah, lying and taking credit for something we didn't do will really help Sasuke cope with his fathers death.
>>44099517>>44099522>>44099535>>44099538>>44099552>>44099554>>44099558>>44099559>>44099600You and Shikamaru approach, and you try to explain what happened."An Akatsuki member with the Rinnegan attacked the village." you start. "Among other things, he could bring back the dead at the cost of his own life. When we had him cornered, he decided to bring the former jinchuuriki back to life.""No way..." is all Kankuro manages to say.He and Temari stand in awe and just look at Gaara for a while longer, before they both suddenly embrace him. The expression on Gaara's face is one of pure shock."We missed you, Gaara." Temari says, stunting her tears by pressing her face on Gaara's head.You and Shikamaru give the three siblings their moment, before you ask Kankuro a question."So Kankuro, what happened at the summit after we left?" you inquire. "I hope we didn't mess things up too badly.""It was mostly just the Cloud and Mist complaining." Kankuro answers. "They both plan on avoiding dealing with you, but after this attack on your village comes to light, they'll probably give you another shot to make your case. The Tsuchikage still plans on working with you to take on Akatsuki, so I think things will be alright on that front.""Well, you're three years younger than you should be." Temari tells Garra. "But you were the little brother anyway, so it'll be fine. So Shikamaru, when are you letting him come home?""It should be pretty quick in Gaara's case." Shikamaru replies. "He probably doesn't have a whole lot to tell us, so it should be a couple of days at most.">A.Talk to someone else here (specify)>B.Go see Itachi>C.Other
>>44100209>A.Talk to someone else here (specify)Han and Roku
>>44100203I never said anything about taking credit for them being revived. That was the other guy. I'm the one who wants to badmouth Nagato and make his legacy one of shame and failure.
>>44100209>>A.Talk to someone else here (specify)The dudes from the stone village.
>>44100209>B.>C. "Well, I need to go give my report to the Hokage. You guys talked to him yet?
>>44100209>>A.Talk to someone else here (Gaara)Shikamaru's boning your sister 'kay buy.
>>44100209>B.Go see Itachi
>>44100209Can we talk to Roshi? Show him our monkey form!
>>44100209>>A.Talk to someone else here (specify)Han and Roshi.
>>44100209>A) Thunder CatTalk to her about who took hr and how we hope to keep things civil, if we don't manage to see her off ask her to say hi to Bee from us and we hope he's still keeping it real.>A) Han and RoshiHopefully i'll be able to take you guys home we can talk more then>A) The unknown one (Ukata)Ask whom he is since we can easily deduce which tailed beast he was, ask why the mist didnt even bother to help/protect him.After all those say to them its our firm hop that we can send them home, but before they go can we get a chakra sample from each of them, I have an idea
>>44100268changing my stupid choice to this.>>44100347
>>44100242>>44100251>>44100254>>44100294>>44100326Next you want to talk to Han and Roshi. They're both standing in corners away from each other, so you wave down Roshi until you get his attention and motion for him to follow you. He does, and you both walk over to Han in his corner."So you were one of the ones to defeat that man, Pain?" Han asks. "Impressive. Though with the potential you showed me before, I understand how. So now we are back to life, but deprived of our beasts. It leaves me wondering what to do now.""Indeed." Roshi adds. "I became a hermit in the hopes of coming to understand Son Goku. But now he's gone.">A.Ask them about when they were taken>B.Ask if they plan to return to the Stone>C.Say something else>D>Other
>>44100492>>C.Say something elseThat must be weird, I can't imagine not having all the little voices in my head.
>>44100492>A.>B.>C. Well, things are getting pretty crazy. I can't say if the animosity you guys got will go away just because the tailed beasts are gone. But hey, people might surprise you. Gaara was one of the scariest people in his village, even his own siblings were afraid of him. Now look at them.
>>44100492>C. I can give you directions to Monkey Mountain. That could help, and you may even see him again someday.
>>44100492>D. "I'm sure Monkey Mountain would welcome you. Goku even had a place behind the water-falls maybe you could find something there?"
>>44100492>B.Ask if they plan to return to the Stone
>>44100492Is there any reason Roshi couldn't retire to the Mountain of Fruits and Flowers?
>>44100492>BI'd suggest going, explain to them that they are still great shinobi and that now maybe they could live a more social life? Explain briefly the cluster of a summit and that if we want to maintain peace we need to work together. If they wish to leave the Stone can they please do it AFTER we have left from dropping them off Oniki is had to debate with as it is.combine with >>44100549Guys we really need to talk to Cloud Lady, find whom captured hr and if she is ken to work towards peace.
>>44100492>>B.Ask if they plan to return to the StoneMention Monkey Mountain.I like alliteration.Roshi at least might be interested.
>>44100542>>44100549>>44100554>>44100571>>44100585There's not really much you can say about their predicament, but hopefully they may have better luck with other people now."Do you two plan on returning to the Stone?" you ask. "I don't know if you'll be welcome there just because you no longer have your tailed beasts, but we could use your help to maintain peace between the villages anyway. If not, then Roshi, I've trained on the Mountain of Fruits and Flowers. Didn't Son Goku live behind the waterfall there? You could always go there.""That I could." Roshi says. "I've considered it before, but it's such a long trip. But now, I feel as though I must. However it will not be now. With this second chance at life, the least I could do is try to connect with others. If it doesn't work out, then I can always go back to being a hermit.""I concur." Han says. "I lived my whole life alone, and died alone. I can always choose to live this second life alone later if I desire. We will return to the Stone for now.">A.Talk to them more>B.Talk to someone else>C.Go see Itachi>D.Other
>>44100779"I'll put a good word to Enma for you then!">C.Go see Itachi
>>44100779>A. It's not really that long a trip. I was training just two weeks ago. I could probably talk Enma into letting you stay, if you wish.Just a thought to give him. Otherwise,>C. Go see ItachiWe've put off that report long enough.
>>44100779>D.Other"Well, I'll probably be the one to escort you back, given how the Hokage's been sending me to Stone so much lately, so I'll tell you when we're ready to move out.">C.Go see Itachi
>>44100779>>B.Talk to someone elseKumo ninja whose name I forgot.
>>44100779>>C.Go see ItachiWish them well.
>>44100779>A. Ooh, you should totally crash with the clan while you're there! They're a bunch of hotheads, but they're alright.>C.Go see Itachi
>>44100808Roshi doesn't have the contract, though. If he wants to get to Mt. Kakazan, he has to do it the hard way.
>>44100779>>B.Talk to someone elseThe former Two Tails, ask her who captured her and how. But more importantly ask for her help, say how tension between the Leaf and Cloud are coming to a head, but even if she doesn't trust the Leaf, ask that she trusts us and ask the Raikage that even if he will not deal with the Leaf will he deal with us personally.
>>44100779>>B.Talk to someone elseUtakata. we need to patch up with Mist - getting on good terms with their ex-jinchuuriki might be a good idea.
Too bad the three tail's former host didn't get revived...Yagura or Rin. That'd be interesting.
>>44100802>>44100808>>44100809>>44100820>>44100826You've spent enough time here. You still need to talk to the Hokage."I'll put in a good word for you with the Monkey King, Roshi." you tell him. "Anyway, I'll probably see you guys later. For now, good luck."You wish them farewell and wave to Shikamaru and the Sand siblings as you leave, then head off.Itachi isn't in his office today, but is resting at home. However he is still meeting with people, as things are far too busy for him to neglect all his work.You're let inside and make your way to the Hokage, to find Neji at his side, in the middle of a conversation with a Hyuuga man you don't recognize. The conversation goes on as if you didn't enter."My, my." you hear the Sixth say. "Yet another clan has inheritance issues today.""You can't be serious, Lord Hiashi?" Neji asks in disbelief. "Me, the next heir?""Our clan is facing a complete restructuring." Hiashi begins. "Too many are discontent with the current system. They cite your unmatched skill, and the... unfortunate circumstances of the main family's initial heir. I have come to realize that you are indeed the most skilled of the Hyuuga. As much as I want Hanabi to become the clan head, I would not be opposed to you taking the position. I think my brother would be proud. So you can either insist you take the position, and set tradition aside, or you can let the matter lie, and Hanabi will stay the heir. Your word will be the final say on the matter. There is also a third option, but... I'm a bit hesitant to mention it."Neji thinks to himself. He looks conflicted. At this point, he notices you."Kon, you've come." Neji says, before turning to the Hokage. "Lord Itachi, I'll be right back."He pulls you out of the room and down the hall."You heard that, right, Kon?" Neji asks. "I don't know what to do. Should I really take it?">A.You should>B.Don't bother with it>C.What did he mean by third option?>D.I really don't know>E.Other
>>44101255>E.Other"Would they remove your seal?"
>>44101255>>D.I really don't knowThats for you to decide bud.
>>44101255>C.What did he mean by third option?"Why can't both branches rule together?"
>>44101255>D.I really don't know"That's something you need to figure out yourself."
>>44101255>>D.I really don't know>>E. This is something you'll have to decide yourself.>>C.What did he mean by third option?Why do people keep asking us to make their decisions for them?
>>44101255>>C.What did he mean by third option?You should know all your options before you make your decision.
>>44101255>C.What did he mean by third option?As a personal aside, I've always wondered what would happen if you combined nature chakra's inherent danger with the Huyuga's tendency to shove chakra inside people.
>>44101293A political marriage may actually have that effect, and may be the third option: basically allow the "branch" family to join the head family.
>>44101365So he'd marry Hanabi
>>44101255>E.Other"Well, I think that depends. Would you still be considered part of the branch house? Because if they're just going to make you part of the main family, then they're probably not interested in actually changing things. But if the plan is to make this an acknowledgement of the cadet branch, a symbolic concession that can be used to start a real reconciliation, then you should definitely do it. You always kind of shy away from the topic, but I've been able to tell how much the split between the houses bothers you. If you have a chance to make even the slightest change for the better, you owe it to yourself to try."
>>44101255>D. This is the...third craziest thing I've heard in the past twenty four hours. Honestly, you'd be better off talking it out with Sasuke. He's got many of the same questions you do.
>>44101365>>44101378....I...uh. Would they um...have to keep the bloodline pure?
>>44101378Maybe not Hanabi, since their fathers being identical twins means she's genetically his half-sister (also, she's only 11), but some other girl from the main family wouldn't be out of the question.
>>44101255>C.What did he mean by third option?
>>44101394Well, it's not like they aren't massively inbred already. You just can't maintain a complex trait like the Byakugan intact across the generations without breeding back into the same bloodline. Not when you only have a single point mutation to start the breeding stock.
>>44101360What are the dangerous effects of nature chakra?All I know is if Kon takes too much too fast he will either turn to stone or become a monkey.Monkey Transformation Touch Jutsu! Akatsuki beware!Now i'm imagining confused monkeys in Akatsuki robes.
>>44101255>E What is that uh, third option? If whatever it is is truly that appalling, why not set up the system like this. Let her maintain the right to be the heir, but have you rule in her stead until she comes of age and is able to stand alone. If she decides she is unable to lead you will take over permanently when she turns 16. This would not cause to much conflict within the houses and also bring them closer, change it from being a lower and higher house to one House, traditionalists can still keep the line "pure" and the branch will no longer be their pawns. Build a better Leaf together.Political marriage can come later if needs b.
>>44101465>One little monkey jumping on the bed, one fell off AND KON FUCKING BROKE HIS HEAD! FUCK YOU OROCHIMARU YOU SNAKE ASS BIZ-NATCH! STOP JUMPING ON THE GODDAMN BED YOU MONKEY FUCKS!
>>44101465I wonder if there is a duck clan that Neji can learn nature jutsu from?Punching people into ducks such a classic.
>>44101523That's a fowl idea.
Make sure h knows this could really help Itachi and the Leaf as a whole think how much help he could b as the Leader of a Clan.
>>44101589He'd also be super busy and totally have no time to hang out with us.Just like Sasuke will be.Maaan.All we got is an awesome restaurant that we'll renovate into the Flower-Fruit Restaurant! Catered by our crack team of monkey waiters, and cooked by uncle, and or us!
>>44101289>>44101293>>44101303>>44101323>>44101341>>44101351>>44101360>>44101384>>44101451You're not really sure what to say. Two of your friends put in the same position on the same day, and you don't really have any advice for them."Sorry Neji, I don't really know." you admit. "But what did he mean by 'third option'? Maybe you guys can work something out?""Lord Hiashi is undoubtedly referring to the possibility of me marrying Hanabi once she comes of age." Neji explains. "As much as the two of us would like to avoid acknowledging it, it would be the way to placate nearly all of our clan. Were I to take the heir position outright, the traditionalists would be enraged, but if I were to let Hanabi stay the heir, then the rest of the clan will stay discontent. At the very least, I want to avoid that. I have a chance to change the clan that I never thought I'd get. But I can't decide what to do. Maybe I should just stay out of it. I've been doing fine enough on my own. This decision isn't something I can make so lightly. But the clan is impatient. I can't just sit on it."Neji is quite troubled. He seems unable to reach a decision.>A.Forget the traditionalists, you'd be a great clan head>B.You don't need to deal with all this, just let it be>C.If there's an option that makes the whole clan happy, you should take it>D.I can't really offer any advice, sorry>E.Other
>>44101643Well, I figure we've got at least a 30% chance of being the next Hokage once Itachi retires somewhere a few decades down the line. Well respected, one of the Leaf's currently most powerful ninja, does a lot of diplomatic missions, and is the friend and right hand man of the current Hokage for that nepotistic bonus. Unless some other prospect pops up in the inbetween time we're definitely going to be one of the more appealing possibilities to back.
>>44101693>A.Forget the traditionalists, you'd be a great clan head
>>44101693>D. Why don't you get to know Hanabi and maybe talk it out amongst yourselves? Then decide
>>44101693>>C.If there's an option that makes the whole clan happy, you should take itYou still have loads of time to gt to know on another too. Time to step up to the plate buddy, and don't worry you will do fine, this is a great thing your doing, for the family, the whole clan and the Leaf.
>>44101693>E.Other"So. Have you thought of anyone particular you'd rather marry instead? I've never really seen you um...interested in anyone."
>>44101693>E. Well, if you want to change the clan, go for it. But just keep in mind that whatever you plan on doing is not gonna be easy, and you'll upset somebody regardless of what you choose. If you're willing to do the work and suffer through whatever hell comes with leading the clan, yeah, do it. But you should realize now that it won't be easy.
>>44101693>>E.OtherWell I'm glad that I don't have to deal with this clan bullshit. Maybe you could be the current clan head, and train your cousin so that when she's old enough she is strong and is capable of taking over.
>>44101693>>E.OtherIs she cute?
>>44101693>>E.OtherI can't speak as to what you should or should not do as part of your clan, even if I think you'd make a great clan head, but I think I can safely say that marrying your cousin is a step I'd avoid. Maybe you could be her regent until she came of age?
>>44101793>>44101811Hiashi is still the clan head guys, they don't need Neji to be the head now, the decision is whether to make him the heir so he'll become the next head when Hiashi dies or retires from the position
Marry her, go for it man, think of the good you'll be doing
>>44101736You sigh. You can't really do much to help Neji make this decision."Well, if you want to change the clan then go for it." you suggest. "But just keep in mind that whichever way you choose, somebody will get upset. It's not going to be easy.""You're right." Neji responds. "I have to take this opportunity. But as for how to go about it... I'll try and get them to let me put it off. I need more time."The two of you reenter the Hokage's room, and Neji tells Hiashi that he needs more time. Hiashi relents, and leaves."Well, that's settled for now." the Sixth says, before addressing you. "So Kon, you wanted to talk?">A.Ask how he's doing>B.Ask what happened>C.Ask about something else>D.Tell him you want to do something>E.Other
>>44101399This is why smart cousin-marryers only allow it between cross cousins (so the parents were brother and sister, rather than brother-brother or sister-sister)Well, really identical twins are a side concern, its really about the fact that the in-law is probably one of the most common affairs so cousins are merely likely to be unwitting half-siblings than average, and you can't really get that with cross-cousins without the much more concerning "was already the product of incest in the first place"
Need to run some errands, back in a bit
>>44102035>A.Ask how he's doing>B.Ask what happened
>>44102035"Well, I was wondering if another summit was going to be held again? Would this mean more time for training for myself and Konohamaru? I still have a summon I apparently need to be tested on."
>>44102035>D.Tell him you want to do somethingBring the resurrected jinchuriki back to their villages, try to leverage that to get some good will with Cloud and Mist (and also spread the story that Nagato was a worthless piece of shit who died like a coward, because seriously fuck that guy).
>>44102035>E. Give him the report on the state of the village. Hospital's through the bulk of the injuries and isn't as congested, some of the Jinchuuriki are looking to get back home (and be willing to speak in favor of the Leaf when they do), and Iwagakure's already willing to give us a chance even without hearing about the attack based on what the Sand Siblings heard at the summit.
>>44102096Now I don't have any love for him but, Jiriya does. Do you really wanna do that to him?
>>44102035>B>ESir I have a theory if the Akatski are collecting chakra for all the beasts to make some kind of super weapon, in theory could we not try to create a smaller version ourselves by taking samples from each of the revived, the three tails and if we encounter the 9 tails we will have thm all, just a thought.>DOtherwise once we have the samples would you let me to go back out there and talk to the Kage in your stead, if you wish i will limit what i reveal but i will do all I can to strengthen our relationships and the Leaf itself. I believe I can gt the Tsuchikage back on side and from there I will head to the Cloud. Let m represnt you sir and try to recover this mess.
>>44102096nah that could bite us in the ass besides don't speak ill of the dead.
>>44102096I really kinda respect Nagato, however Kon has a history of thinking poorly of those who let despair corrupt their convictions. Nagato's desire to conquer the world was possibly from Madabito twisting things after Yahiko died, but from what Kon heard it was Yahiko's death that made him give up on the world at large. We lashed out at Tsunade for going a similar way.
>>44102035>>A.Ask how he's doingSo how are you. And tell me what happened with Danzo. Oh and you may not know yet but Sasuke may be the next clan head.
>>44102182Huh, I didn't realize it, and I've been here from the start, but you're pretty much dead on with that.
>>44102305Granted, we're older now and more mature, but we still might have some resentment towards the guy if pressed about it.
we should say sorry about not been abl to stop the WHOLE explosion, stopping them is th opposite of what we normally do.
>>44102182Which is where my whole "died a coward's death" thing comes from. Instead of try to deal with the consequences of his actions and make things better, he just killed himself. And sure, it brought the jinchuriki back, but he didn't do that because he felt they didn't deserve to die. He did it to clear Naruto's conscience, to reassure him that it's okay for all the horrible things they've done to have happened. If they just make everything better afterward, that means that they're not really monsters, right? Even in his death he was running away from the world, refusing to acknowledge it as it is.
>>44102490See, that's not what Kon's been against.He was against Nagato's entire world view. He started off trying to do good, and then let his grief skew his view of how to help people. He'd dislike Nagato as a person for the same reason he disliked Tsunade, the guy had given up on trying to help people by helping them.
You start with the basics."How are you doing, Lord Hokage?" you ask. "It looks like you made it out alright.""I will be restricted to my bed for a few weeks, I'm afraid." Itachi starts. "But Danzo and his followers were all dealt with. Though Danzo's final move was to explode himself with a hidden seal. I was lucky I could defend Neji from it.""You really did miss out, Kon." Neji adds. "Lord Itachi used his ultimate technique. The chakra construct Susanoo. It was quite a sight.""Well, I hope not to have to use it again any time soon." the Hokage sighs. "The effort wore me to exhaustion. My wife gave me quite the earful during my treatment."You ask about the jinchuuriki, and the relations between the other villages."Some of the resurrected jinchuuriki intend to return to their villages." you say. "We should try and get some good will by taking them. According to Kankuro, the Stone is already willing to give us another chance without hearing about the attack.""Yes, the jinchuuriki." Itachi thinks to himself. "Gaara can go back with his siblings easily enough. As for the Stone, you can take them later this week if you wish. The Cloud and Mist will be more of an issue. We may need to sit on them for a while."You look out the window. It's getting to be evening.>A.Say something else>B.Go see someone else>C.Go home>D.Other
>>44102517Agreed, but my point is that he'd be angry with Nagato for framing his death as this noble sacrifice to help people when it really isn't. He's not just not helping people, he's actively mocking the very concept by claiming that what he's doing does help them.
>>44102561>A. I don't feel confident in the way the Mist handles itself.
>>44102561>>A.Say something elsefrom what I understood when I was in the cloud, they actually like their Jinchuriki so taking (insert name here) back to them would probably garner some good will. After asking her about the Akatsuki that grabbed her of course.
>>44102574See, Kon's thing has, to me, always been that everyone has a different idea of what helps, and that it's influenced by what happens and by what people let influence it. Some people see helping the Leaf at all to be a bad thing, for example.What Nagato thought he was doing by dying wouldn't matter. That he even got to this point, where he had to bring back the people he killed in the name of "A better tomorrow," is what would get to him.
>>44102574Nagato didn't do that, he literally said it was only to make Naruto feel betterI think it was only to ensure that Naruto wouldn't give up on the plan, he wasn't trying to redeem himself or anything
>>44102561>AMight I make a suggestion once I hav finished in Iwa shall I had to Kumo and uh...offer the Raikage an ultimatum as it were? Put a seal on me that you can use to return m should they try to take me hostage. I could do the same for the Mist, let me go on your behalf Sir.Also mention that gathering chakra plan>BGo chat with Sauske and see how things went before turning in for the night
>>44102561>>A.Say something else"We're on shaky ground with Cloud and Mist as it is. Keeping their people from them is not going to help with that."
>>44102561>A. Any orders for me in the meantime?
>>44102622Right, to clear Naruto's conscience. To reassure him that it's alright what they're doing, that none of it is wrong. There's no need to feel guilty, it's all for the best, and they can even erase any evidence of the sins they commit. They're the good guys, and any awful things they do are justified.
>>44102561>A.Say something else"The Rinnegan user's companion referred to the man who retrieved his corpse as 'Madara'. Now, I'm fairly certain it's impossible for him to actually be Madara Uchiha, and he's actually just someone using a legend's reputation for his own purposes. But just on the off chance...well, I figure if anyone knows how to fight someone with the Mangekyo Sharingan it's you. You should at least teach Sasuke any tips and trick's you've picked up over the years."
>>44102561>>B.Go see someone else10/10
>>44102641>>44102729these two defiantly
>>44102665Right, but that was just for Naruto, Nagato killed a bunch of dudes and he knows it
>>44102747It's the principle of the thing. He's saying "there is no need to feel guilty, keep on hurting people". He's not just giving up on humanity, he's encouraging other people to.
>>44102561>B.Go see someone elseDid Ten-ten's shop make it?
>>44102783>>44102738I'll back seeing where tenten is.
You think you have a decent chance of repairing the relationship with the Cloud."Lord Hokage, once I've gone to the Stone, perhaps I could try to bring the Cloud's jinchuuriki back." you suggest. "I've heard that she was well liked there, so bringing her back may do a lot to repair our relations.""It's worth a shot." the Hokage replies. "I don't want to keep them here for long, but the problem is how to go about it. If you think you can deal with the Cloud, that's fine. I'll work something out for that Utakata, as well."One last thing creeps at your mind."The Rinnegan user's companion referred to the man who retrieved his corpse as 'Madara'." you tell the Hokage. "I'm fairly certain it's impossible for him to actually be Madara Uchiha, and he's actually just someone using a legend's reputation for his own purposes. But just on the off chance...well, I figure if anyone knows how to fight someone with the Mangekyo Sharingan it's you. You should at least teach Sasuke any tips and trick's you've picked up over the years.""Yes, Sasuke told me earlier." the Sixth replies. "I have a definite way to learn more, but Sasuke is hesitant. I'll have to keep trying to get him to come around.""Is there anything else you want me to do?" you ask."Not particularly." Itachi responds. "Just spend a few days relaxing or helping around the village. I'll call for you later."With that, you return to the Uchiha compound. Your uncle has fixed dinner, and Sasuke and his mother are already eating.The four of you enjoy a nice meal, and make small talk. Sasuke defiantly avoids the subject of potentially being the new clan head, and heads to bed as soon as dinner is finished. You decide to let the matter be for tonight, and head to bed yourself. You may yet breach the topic tomorrow.>End of Chapter 51That's all I got in me tonight. Should run on Saturday if nothing comes upTwitter is @LazeQM
>>44102950Thanks for running, Laze. See you Saturday.
Bummer, no catching up with Tenten.Thanks for running Laze!
Speaking of fighting "Madara"...last thread Obito chose to block the senjutsu-enhanced Heavenly Lance with Konan's body instead of warping it through Nagato with Kamui. Did he just think it would be an amusing way to dispose of Konan, or does he have some reason to think that he couldn't evade the shot by phasing?
>>44102950Noice run mate, see you in a few days!
>>44103017Maybe he's spoken to Kakuzu. Seems like a callback to what he did with Kiba.
>>44103017Your attacks aren't enhanced with senjutsu all the timeBy the point you did that, you weren't in Sage Mode anymore
>>44103133So who are all the leaf ninja who died in the attack?
>>44103219There were roughly two hundred, but the only named ones were already mentioned
>>44103238I should mention that Hayate Gekko died when he refused to tell Naraka Path where Taiyaki wasHe is survived by his wife and young daughter
>>44103267SoWhat did Kiba and the other do ?
>>44103267Atleast he did staring down Pain and defending the leaf till the end. Where did thy send him though? and naaaaw those two had a family this time, poor guy
>>44103133That makes his refusal to phase through it even more baffling. Is the answer just "Obito's kind of a huge dick", then?
>>44103533Kiba was one of the ones fighting Asura and Preta/Animal once they got there>>44103569Yeah
>>44103617Is kakashi ok, did we see him while we did the rounds? Where did the Teleport Team send the Three Tails anyways
>>44103651Kakashi was actually okay enough to stay at home instead of the hospital, he got most of his stuff fixed up yesterday.Genma and his team have a set of locations throughout the Fire Country that they rotate between at random intervals
>>44103733So is Kon actually much help in that hospital? what sorta level are his medical skills?
>>44103733Poor kid.We should be a good role model to him...he will have the sharingan AND Three tail chakra yeah?
>>44103745You're not as skilled as an actual medical ninja of course, but you know more than enough to help out. You mostly treated things that weren't quite serious enough for surgery>>44103759>sharinganNo
Talking to Sakura made me wonder, from 1 to 10 how hot do people think Kon is, does he have a secret admirer?
>>44104042He's a solid 7-8, he just looks less impressive next to SasukeHe does not
>>44104347We should spar Sasuke and make a point of going all out. It'd be a good chance for him to work out some of that aggression.
Laze? Would Kakashi be proud if Kon also became a wizard?Also a side thought.>Kon's students always see him covering one of his eyes.>Til one fight he needs both eyes for a fight.>Students ask why he wears the mask.>"Tradition".
>>44104491He doesn't consider being too traumatized to have a romantic relationship an achievement
>>44104750Seriously, though, am I the only one who thinks Rin was a little bitch who could have saved EVERYONE alot of heartache if she'd just cut her own neck like she was supposed to?
>>44104789Oh yeahHell they probably could have gotten some sealing specialists out to meet her outside of the village to see if they could do anythingBut noLet's have Kakashi impale meThat's a fucking great plan right there
>>44104872To me nagato and obito aree morons, think about it >NagatoOh no me and my pal have been ambushed and holding my crush hostage, if only my pals th Akatski were here (whom have been killed by Obito), After thy scape som wierdo shows up and is like lets make a new one all your friends are dead despite clearly not been killed by Rain/Leaf ninja, don't look into this>ObitoDude you just met madara whom everyone knows is a murderous nut, he said not to leave the magic cave, suddenly Tobi says hey man I can get you out to find your friends, oh no they are killing each other guess you give up on the world now huh and won't look into this? surly the noticed when he killed Nagato's bud this seems oddly familiar
>>44104935well great my E ky is fucked
>>44104034Think of it this way, having Kon on hand frees up a real medical ninja to deal with more critical patients. We saved lives indirectly by allowing the better med ninjas to be where they were more needed.You would be amazed by how much just having an extra set of hands, even if relatively unskilled, helps in a triage situation.
>>44105320Not that dude. I was talking about Itachi's kid or the three tail jinchuuriki
>>44105870Those are two different kids
>>44098694I feel like I should point out the point for this vote was more to emphasize that even if he doesn't see her romantically, he still needs more friends to help him.
>>44107385Wait what...?Oh yeah...Anko's kid. RightMa bad
Should get Neji and Sasuke together more often. They can talk about all the shit their family puts them through!Make sure the Uchiha and the Hyuuga heads have a strong friendship/
>>44109125>inb4 Sasuke has a boy, Neji has a girl, and they get married for politica reasons.My god, if the Byakugan and sharingan blended, Madara would have a shitfit at not having the most broken set of eyes ever.
>>44109234Would we finally have something that's even more bullshit than the Tenseigan?
>>44109273 The Hyuuchiha child will then get with our descendent and we can throw impact chakra into the mix!
>>44109808At this point, something in eugenicsland goes wrong, and we end up with the same problem cyclops has. An unstoppable beam of raw kinetic force that shoots uncontrollably from the eyes whenever they're open. It's red, because Sharingan.
>>44110043And that's the story of how the Dust Release killed off one of the most powerful ninja ever.Because this would be Kurotsuchi's kid.