Shinobi Quest #48This quest takes place within the lands of the Five Great Shinobi Nations (aka Narutoverse) starting roughly around the beginning of the original series. The world of this quest remains similar to the original, with slight but notable differences in certain areas, based upon the passage of time from a single slightly altered event. (It’s a goddamn Naruto Quest, you bastards. Have fun, participate, and write in when you feel inclined. Most of the outcomes of this quest will be determined by you, the players. Critiques and questions are always welcome, as my knowledge of the weeby shit is not all encompassing.)http://pastebin.com/WiPdCqLHPrevious Threads: http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive.html?tags=Shinobi%20QuestLast thread, Tsuki Norihime and her party did their absolute best to defend the Norihime Manor from the Akatsuki intruders. The battle was hard fought, and while she was eventually successful in defeating the Akatsuki Deidara, his final attack was more than she bargained for-Art, after all, is an explosion.With his C0 technique, Deidara destroyed the Norihime Manor and some of its surrounding environs. She had killed him mere seconds after he began the technique- she could only imagine how much more devastating it could have been. Thankfully she was able to escape in the nick of time, thanks to Fuu- but even then, the pair were forced to hide from the newly revealed Akatsuki member, making his way out of the destroyed mansion. After finding the others and directing them to stay behind and help her father, Tsuki set out alone into Konoha proper to find Danzo…..------------------------------BUT THEN!
----------------------CHARACTER CHANGE!You are now playing as [NORI UZUMAKI]Prepare yourselves!-----------------------------Today might just be the worst day of your life- and since becoming a shinobi, you’ve had quite a few crummy days.First, Tsuki decided to decided to mess with Ichiraku’s and try to force you into quitting the exams- then on top of that, she beat you, after you lost in the arena!Man, that girl- she’s something else. There’s a heart down there, for sure, but it’s buried under a pile of ryo bills. Or something.Then, you make up, and somebody’s attacking the village! Seriously, the hell is with today?Whatever, at least you found Grandpa Jiraiya- without him and his toads, you really aren’t sure if those Uchiha guys would’ve been able to deal with the One-Tails- speaking of which, damn, the One-Tails is Gaara! You weren’t expecting that, though the kid was definitely creepy.“Nori, keep up. We need to find your Dad- I’ve got a bad feeling.” Jiraiya says, walking a few paces ahead of you.“Yeah, I’m here. Don’t worry about me- I couldn’t lose your sleazy toadface even if I wanted to!” You quip.Normally that would make the old man laugh- but he doesn’t. Ever since that winged woman showed up and took Gaara away, he’s been different- more serious. He won’t tell you what’s going on, either- he just keeps saying that you need to find your dad. Which, you guess is important- he’s the Hokage, after all- but seriously, he’s probably fine. Nobody would mess with the Yellow Flash- right?The again, you can feel it too- something is very wrong. Why would Suna betray you? You and your team were just there- you even saw the Kazekage! They didn’t seem unfriendly, or anything…It puzzles you. You’ll be the first to admit that most of the political stuff Dad talks about is beyond you- but he seemed so sure it was a good idea when you had talked to him about it. You suppose even your Dad is capable of making mistakes- not that Naruto would ever believe it.Speaking of your brother- you hope he’s alright. Knowing him he’d get in over his head trying to prove himself- but you’d hope he’s smarter than that.You sigh.Today’s been such a drag, you’re ready for bed. Instead of complaining any more though, you pick up the pace to stand beside Grandpa Jiraiya- better not make the old guy worry any more than he already is. His hair is already all white as it is!The two of you continue down the road towards your Dad’s offices- and when the sounds of battle reach you, both of you take off in a run.----------------------------
>>744997THE TIME IS NOW
How will Wargle make us suffer tonight?!
>>745018We just need to be
LETS GET DOWN TO BUSINESSTO DEFEAT.. THE AKATSUKI
>>745002>tsuki walks up to danzo in the village center>her white fur dress is soaked in the blood of her enemies>she leads him back to the mansion, which is a smoking fucking crater>"HOW">"The important part is that i won by decapitation"
>>745065oh man, I forgot she was wearing the white furs! I bet she looks beautiful with the blood of her enemies contrasting against the luxurious clothes
>>745080Until it dries into an unflattering brown, anyways.
>>745080Except her clothes are also dirty and probably burned and torn as well.We look like shit right now.
>>745085let me dream dammit
>>745080It could be our new look.Beautiful, elegant white flecked with striking marks of crimson.All fabric, mind you, not real blood.
As exited as I am by perspective-shift-no-jutsu, I hope we still get to see tsuki and Danzo link up.
How will Nori take the death of her father?
My body is ready!
>>745095Don't get ahead of yourself, he's not dead until we see a corpse.Now Gaara on the other hand, he got abducted by origami nin, so he's probably not going to make it unless someone saves him.
>>745092I feel patriotic pride after last threadFather being best dad with his metal gear and possibly sacrificing his body for the village and the NEO ROOT hype is getting to me
>>745125Well I wouldn't be surprised if he gets turned into one of those pain bodies or what have you.
>>745125>Anyone in there current state standing a chance against herRIP weird tsun-yan garaa
>>745138hopefully he'll get away and remember that time we absolutely could have wiped him out and chose not to.
>>745125And thats not going to be tsuki at this point. Husbandoing aside, there'd be no reason for her to chase down and rescue someone who was savaging the village.
>>745151what is this hope of which you speak?
>>745151He went beast mode and got knocked outIt's safe to assume he won't be back for at least a day
>>744997So is no one going to mention anything about the rather fetching image or am I slow poking right now?
>>745151Eh he might and it'll play back in his head again and again. One massive bright blast passing over him, then him passing out.
>>745179Speaking of the image - has it been established that we are delicious chocolate? I think I missed that argument.
>>745201It was established in art of Tsuki fairly early on.
>>745201pretty sure we are!
>>745201Yup >>745179Don't want to jump on the /u/ cancer boat
>>745201Don't be a derp.
>>745201Yes it has anon
For an old man, Jiraiya moves surprisingly quick.The again, this is the first time in years he hasn’t been at least a little drunk- that you know of.Making your way towards the Hokage’s offices, the two of you encounter no resistance- the streets are basically abandoned. All you can hope for is that everyone made it to safety….*PFTOOOOOOOM*Somewhere beyond the Hokage Mountain, a huge explosion goes off- and manages to rattle your bones, all the way down here.Looking up, you can just make it out- wait, isn’t that where Tsuki’s house is?!Shiiiiit. The last you thing you need is that girl getting in over her head….But, first thing’s first- you have to find your father. Tsuki can handle herself, at least for a little while- besides, you’ll let your Dad know what’s going on, and he can help take care of it.Right?….As the two of you get closer to the building, something causes the hair on your neck to stand up- you can’t really tell why- until you notice some of your hair is literally standing on end. This is… lightning chakra?Ahead, Jiraiya has stopped, and is holding out his hand for you to stop as well. Jogging up to him, you can see why- this area is practically decimated, and the causes and standing across from one another, a wide crater between them.Straining your eyes, you see one of the men- Kakashi, your brother’s sensei and your Father’s assistant and former student.His opponent is…..The Kazekage?You rub your eyes quickly- but there’s no mistaking it! That ruddy hair is unmistakable- though he seems surrounded by… gold dust?
>>745201We're a light brown according to Wargle
>>745204>>745208>>745210>>745215>>745218Well mystery solved I guess :P
>>745225>and the causes and standing across from one another
>>745230>>745245I'm going to pet you lovingly.One of these days I'll stop using google docs, but until then, a third proofreading for all lines!
>>745201Light brown. No nasty dark.
>>745267Just use notepad++Besto
>>745267Well shitI have to sleep nowRemember neoROOt must be born and Minato is a fag that dislikes our family for some reason
>>745270Well, obviously. Finding actual black people in manga (or anything derived from them) is essentially a snipe hunt.
>>745293black might be tsuki's mom. Since yoru is white/yellow.
>>745313My impression of kumo-nin has always been ore tanned then black. Almost middle eastern.
>>745313Huh.Where would black people be in the Nations? I want to say Suna because of the desert, but there didn't really seem to be any there in canon.
>>745321dude...kumo-nin are definitely black
>>745325CloudIn the cloud your either an angry black man or an arian
>>745321They're very tanned. Have you seen a Southern Indian? They're dark.
>>745340That's probably more correct.KB here is definitely not white, but I don't get a African vibe from him. Indian sounds about right.
I believe this is our Tsuki's colour: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/AmbiguouslyBrown
>>745381you couldn't just say ambiguously brown? We would've known what you meant.
>>745395My cut off is African queen
>>745381That seems too dark for a mixed child.
Kakashi… doesn’t seem to be doing well.He’s bleeding rather heavily, with some of the residual gold mixed in to the patches of dried blood on his uniform. His headband, which normally covers his left eye, has been tossed aside.His counterpart is much harder to read. The Kazekage looks like he may have taken a few hits, but the majority of his body is covered by swirling gold dust, rendering casual inspection useless.“Grandpa Jiraiya-” You start“No, Nori. We’ll go around them; we have to find your Father. Trust in Kakashi to deal with this himself.” Jiraiya says, more somber than stern.“But…. it’s the Kazekage! Surely that’s out of Kakashi’s league?” You ask.“Maybe, maybe not. Kakashi is strong- and he’s doing his best to defend Konoha.”You grit your teeth. This is stupid- he needs help! Grandpa Jiraiya might be an old geezer, but he’s still a Sannin! Jiraya’s eyes meet yours- it’s a look you’ve never really seen on the old man; he legitimately looks sad.You…1. Demand Jiraiya help!2. Listen to Jiraiya, and sneak around the fighting Shinobi.
>>745413>2. Listen to Jiraiya, and sneak around the fighting Shinobi.
>>745413>1. Demand Jiraiya help!The faster we take him out the faster Kakashi can go helps others!
>>745395Personally I'd go for any of those shades, but I think mid-winter pale Tsuki is Turkish Rosewater, Amazon Chocolate if she's out in the sun a lot in the summer.
>>745413>2. Listen to Jiraiya, and sneak around the fighting ShinobiI get the feeling Minato will die if we waste any time.
>>745413>1. Demand Jiraiya help!I honestly don't think Nori would take the other in character. It doesn't feel like her.
>>745413>2. Listen to Jiraiya, and sneak around the fighting Shinobi.I think the chances of Jiraya listening to us, even if we did protest, are fairly low.
>>7454131. Demand Jiraiya help!What the hell, you old geezer! Can you really sleep at night if you leave kakashi to die here right now?! I'll never forgive you if you do it!
>>745413>1. Demand Jiraiya help!BUST OUT YOUR BEST PUPPY-DOG EYES
>>745395judging from the art I'd say she's around dark vanilla/dusky dravidian.
>>745395Amazon chocolate.>>745413>1. Demand Jiraiya help!Honestly, 2's probably the smart choice. But I don't think it's the choice Nori would make.
>>745413>1Lazy good for nothing could whip all the things if he got off his ass.
>>745500RIP copy ninja
>>745500NO. I JUST GOT COMFY WITH MY LAPTOP AND I COME IN TO THIS?
>>745500fare thee well scarecrow
>>745512Better than RIP Minato
>>745500Kakashi had a hard life...But sometimes, you have to keep your priorities straight, no matter how painful it may be. That's what it means to be a soldier.
>>745538I hope you're happy not protecting what could very well have been a smile.Possibly.kakashi is cute! CUTE!
For a split second, you consider jumping in yourself- before Jiraiya’s iron grip grabs firmly onto your collar.“Don’t even think about it. I’ll drag you if I have to.” He scolds.You groan, but eventually comply, tailing the old man.Kakashi and the Kazekage’s battle rages within earshot- it seems he’s using lightning techniques to combat the Suna leader….(HERE WE GO LADIES AND LADS) Roll me a 1d100, first three.Let's see how Kakashi does against Rasa, shall we?
Good morning. I liked Kakashi.
Rolled 47 (1d100)>>745551oh boy
Rolled 51 (1d100)>>745551COME ON MASKMAN
Rolled 85 (1d100)>>745551
Rolled 85 (1d100)>>745551Do well, damn it. We can't afford any more lost soldiers.
Rolled 5 (1d100)>>745551
Rolled 10 (1d100)>>745551
Rolled 94 (1d100)>>745551
>>745560>>745561Wowwhat are the odds
>>745547So you would deprive the world of this?
>>745560kaka lives to masturbate to dirty books another day
>>745554editposting powered his survival.
>>745567One in ten thousand.
>>745560I dare to hope.
>>745585Would have needed 95+ to end him rightly.
>>74559885+ is probably good enough to avoid a fatality though.
>>745617Plus he probably doesn't even have a sword with a pommel.
>>745620Maybe he'd knock Killer bee out with the blunt end of a kunai?
“It would be easier if you would flee, you know. I have nothing to gain by killing you here, son of the White Fang.” The Kazekage’s voice. You’d only heard him speak one other time- but there’s nobody else to confuse him with.“That would be easier, I agree. Unfortunately, Minato wouldn’t ever let me hear the end of it if I did.” Kakashi says, surprisingly nonchalant for somebody so badly wounded. “Hmph. Very well- that loyalty won’t help you or the Yellow Flash once you’re dead. At least you’ll die an honorable death.” The Kazekage responds.“Ironic, coming from you. I don’t intend on letting him down.” Kakashi remarks.A loud whine emanates from the streets behind you- is he attacking again?“Lightning Release: Rasengan!” You hear Kakashi shout.“Again? I’ve told you- my defense is absolute.” The Kazekage scolds.“Nothing is absolute, Rasa!” “…..Kamui!” “What!? Where did-” A sound not unlike a thunderclap echos throughout the Konoha streets- seems Kakashi was able to get a solid hit in, after all.You just hope it was enough.
>My defense is absolute!Gets Lightning Rasengan with Kamui.Kek.
>>745719>“Lightning Release: Rasengan!”
> Kamui. Fuck this means Obito is still alive.
Goddamn Kakashi. You actually might be a meaningful solo threat to Akatsuki already. You're already doing way better than canon.Also, it occurs that this Kakashi would have utterly wrecked Deidara. It would have been GLORIOUS.
>>745719>“Lightning Release: Rasengan!” You hear Kakashi shout.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZlrwW2nlF2cLeaving Kakashi to his fate, you and Jiraiya continue onward.Before long you come across several wounded men- Hyuga men, if their outfits are any indication- strewn about an alleyway as if they’d been crushed by a stampede.Seeing one more lively than the others, Jiraiya shakes him gently.“Shinobi! Where is the Hokage?” The man groans in pain, before explaining.“The people in cloaks.. with red clouds- they assaulted the Hokage! We tried to assist, but… there were far too many…” he explains, point towards the offices.Without a word, Jiraiya runs directly toward them, not even trying to drag you along.“...Lord Jiraiya…. The barrier…” The man pants, trying to explain- but he’s already long gone.A barrier? Are they using some sort of defensive technique?You… don’t really understand.1. Take off after Jiraiya.2. Try to question the man further.
>>745791>2. Try to question the man further.
>>745791>1. Take off after Jiraiya.Gotta help Dad! If this is what I think it is, there's no information we could get out of this guy that would help anyways.
>>7457912. Try to question the man furtherHe better not fucking touch it.Don't you touch that fucking barrier, best grandpa.
>>745791>1. Take off after Jiraiya.
>>7457912. Try to question the man further
Does Nori know Shadow Clone yet? Cause this is the time to use them.
>>7457911. Take off after Jiraiya.
>>745791>2. Try to question the man further.Anything we can do, Jiraiya can do better. We're better off getting information than being superfluous.
>>745791>2. Try to question the man further.What are you talking about? Wait your Hyuga! Was Hinata with you?
>>745791>2. Try to question the man further.Lets learn real good and do some smart with barrier and rub Tsuki's stupid face in it.
where were you when wargle thought snails make train noises?
>>745858That's so cute.
I mean, the most we'll learn is "don't touch the barrier or bad things will happen" but I had thought that Jiraya has enough common sense not to try that.
>>745859>constant typos>types as slowly as a 50 year old man regardless>thinks snails make train noisesI think our QM might be a little special. :^)
>>745858He's so stupid, I love him.
>>745862He doesn't take much longer then most qms
>>745858Snails are hardcore, man. You want to tell them they can't make train noises, go right ahead.
>>745873As someone who's followed along with planefag quests before, I quite agree.
>>745873>>745891Plus no one here seems to remember BlackJack.
>>745894Well, I wouldn't call him most QM's. His slowposting is legendary even accounting for the average speed of most OP's.
You run over to the main, curiosity abound.“Wait, barrier? What barrier?” You question, shaking the man to keep him awake.“Some sort of… purple defensive barrier. Anyone who touches it is engulfed in flames- and they say it’s impossible to escape from inside.” He explains.“Who is “They”?” you ask.“The robed shinobi- half of their number are defending the ones fighting the Hokage….” he trails off.Father… is in danger after all. You take off after Jiraiya, in hopes of catching up and relaying your information before it’s too late.Who you meet instead, though, is another group of men- with Tsuki’s strange butler, Danzo, at the help.He seems just as surprised to see you as you are to see him.“Nori Uzumaki? What are you doing running around by yourself?” He asks.It takes a moment to notice what’s different about him- a metal arm rests at his side, where he normally keeps it hidden. “Neat toy, gramps. I was following Grandpa Jiraiya- but he took off ahead of me while I was questioning a wounded Hyuga. My father is under attack; seemingly trapped in some sort of barrier by the Akatsuki.” You explain.Before he can respond, you dig into him.“Hey! Shouldn’t you be at Tsuki’s house? There was a huge explosion just a little while ago! She might be in trouble!”The old man grimaces.“Tsuki and her father are well protected. They are safer there than with me- and I need to do my part to save the village. If the Akatsuki are ahead, even the Sannin will need as much help as as he can get.” You don’t have time to argue with him- you need to follow Grandpa Jiraiya.“Well, come on, then. They should be up ahead!” You shout, running towards the stairs leading to the plaza where the Hokage’s offices are.Danzo and his men are quick to follow- hopefully you’re in time to help the old Sannin before he gets in over his head.
man, the fact that the actual kazekage wants this war and wasnt knocked off means we wont have a quick resolution to hostilities.Should have killed gaara in that case.
>>745972And given even a weak casus belli to him? Nah.
>>745972Nah, this still paints Konoha in a much more sympathetic light; killing him would have been a solid justification for war with the leaf, but like this they are obviously warmongering for some gain rather than any justifiable reason.And otherwise neutral nations tend to side against anything that's blowing shit up without a clear justification for doing so.
>>745974>>745986Fair points. I'm just thinking of the various konoha nin who could have been spared if gaara was taken out of the picture.
>>745986Then again, Shisui has one bullshit eye and is in Akatsuki, so who knows how much of the action is actually the Kazekage's
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pI7Jc-fSQQ8You and Danzo clear the stairs quickly, with his men following tightly behind. The scene unfolding before you is complicated- and what’s worse, you don’t see your father.Atop the Hokage office building, a dark purple barrier encloses… something- or rather several somethings. You can just make out several dark figures fighting- and several bright flashes of light.That would be your dad- at least, you think so. But why are they fighting on top of the Hokage building?The plaza itself is a mess- it’s filled with Shinobi corpses, some allied with Konoha, some not. You can see both Ame and Suna headbands among them- but where did they come from?Standing in the center of the plaza are two men, flanked by several large creatures. One has six arms… and three faces? The other is less odd looking, with long bright orange hair. Both men and the animals have strange black piercings- and all of them have strange purple eyes, with ringed irises.Across from them stand Grandpa Jiraiya, and Itachi- which, while you’re glad to see your sensei, this isn’t certainly the best time to say so.Besides, you wouldn’t go hug him like Tsuki does- girl has no tact, for someone so smart.“Jiraiya” both men say at the same time- it’s really creepy to hear.“You’re too late. The child of prophecy will be destroyed, bringing balance, and peace, to the world.”Itachi seems confused by these words- but says nothing, simply eyeing up his opponents.Jiraiya isn’t nearly as composed.“Hanzo! Where…. Where did you get this power?! I refuse to believe you would stoop so low- they were just children! Surely even you would not murder children!”The two men stare blankly at him, with those unblinking purple eyes.“You left them, Jiraiya. You, the Sannin, left them. I owe you no explanations.” They say in unison.To your right, Danzo seems to be taking all this information in- but he has yet to act.Are all these old men just going to sit here….?!You….1. Call out to Jiraiya!2. Call out to Itachi!3. Tell these creeps off!
>>746008>>3. Tell these creeps off!
>>746008>2. Call out to Itachi!
>>746008>1. Call out to Jiraiya!What's the child of prophesy? Who did Hanzo kill?
> tfw all of these choices can fuck us over.Can... can we stay silent? Like the last thing I want is to distract Itachi and Jiraiya giving Pain an opening, but mouthing off also puts a target at our back.
>>746008>3. Tell these creeps off!
>>746008>3. Tell these creeps off!Let's kick this shit off already.
>>746008>3. Tell these creeps off!I don't see any of these going well but this seems like the most interesting option.
>>746008>4. Keep your mouth shut.Seriously. All three options feel like grabbing the idiot ball.
>>746019Do you legitimately Nori wouldn't say anything?:^D
>>745993None of the other nations know that, all they know is that the Sand and Sound just blitzed the Leaf for no good reason, and the Akatsuki showed up right on time to take advantage of it.If we petition the other nations for aid, it'll be easy to argue that the Sand and Sound are obviously working with the Akatsuki. And Iwa will probably back up our word and evidence about what happened in Konoha, if they try to cast doubt on this having happened.>>746008Uh, shit.If Minato's the "child of prophecy", then we probably have almost as much of a target on us as he does.If nothing else, we can probably distract them to give Jiraiya and Itachi an opening, as suicidal as it may be. >3. Tell these creeps off!
>>746008>3. Tell these creeps off!LOOK! A DISTRACTION!
Who do these idiots think they are, anyway!?Writing.
and people wanted to get training from that asshole Hanzo
>>746037Crazy people. Crazy people who think they're saving the world, and who once they get started fucking LOVE to talk about themselves.No, they haven't STARTED yet but if we can get them to...
>>746042Still better than puppets.
>>746042that's probably hanzo's corpse controlled by nagato anyway
>>746047That's a looooow bar anon.
>>746042I still don't know why people thought he would accept in the first place.
Well we're never going too know I bet. Wargle will keep that secret locked away.
>>746056Given recent events I feel pretty safe assuming his answer would have been a flat no. Or if we were very unlucky, a yes followed by a kidnapping and being held for ransom.
hurr durr Imma war orphan! I'm sad! that makes my acts of violence okay!what a bunch of cunts. Yahiko is spinning in his grave or he would be if Nagato wasn't so gosh darn edgy with his magic Mom's gonna freak piercings
>>746064The problem is that tease Conan never put out.
>>746066>ConanI'm phoneposting, but SOMEONE has to draw Conan buttfucking Nagato now. Maybe an edit using that "Goku banging a south American politician because ????" cartoon.
You’ve had just about enough of these two, and today in general.“Alright, just who the hell are you two?!” You growl.“Why are you destroying my home? What is this “Child of Prophecy” nonsense? What do you have against Grandpa Jiraiya?”It’s Itachi that yells out in response-“Nori, that’s the Rinnegan! Stay back! Let us handle this!”Both men and the animals look at you in unison-It makes you shiver, the two voices speaking as one.“I am Justice. I will deliver this world the peace it so earnestly desires. Through Pain, this world shall know the true price of war- and of peace. I am that Pain.”You have no idea what he’s talking about.But, he continues, regardless of your lack of understanding. “The Land of Fire and Konoha have grown too large- too powerful. The Shinobi Nations make war to protect their interests, and for personal gain. If not, the people would starve. But the battleground is the world- our world. Those who cannot fight back are trampled underfoot. The strong bring nothing but death and poverty to the weak- they bring Pain. People die over petty conflicts, and when the violence finally subsides, what are we left with? Pain. This Pain unites us- unites our entire world.”“I am Pain, and I bring peace.”“Well, I’m Nori- and I think you’re insane.” You spit. Why are the know-it-alls always so long-winded?“It matters not what you think, child. Even innocent foolish children will grow up in the face of pain, until their thoughts and beliefs are the same as their doubts. This is reality.”You notice Itachi has vanished- it seems he’s taking advantage of the monologue. Gotta keep him talking….“Your reality sucks! You really think you can enforce peace by destroying Konoha?” You respond.“My answer changes nothing. This is the path forward. Now, die." The bald one raises a hand- and several rockets burst forth, headed your way!(Dodge out of the way! 1d100, first three)
Rolled 83 (1d100)>>746070DODGE
Rolled 42 (1d100)>>746070
Rolled 89 (1d100)>>746070
Rolled 39 (1d100)>>746070Pray.
Rolled 98 (1d100)>>746070dodge
Rolled 81 (1d100)>>746070
SPEED 4 AT WORK.NORI TOO FAST. PLZ NERF.
>>746072>>746074Well, at least tsuki doesn't have to deal with losing her dad and her teammate on the same day.
>>746078NORI IS NOT TOO FASTLRN2PLAY NOOB
>>746074>>Yeah boi, Nori doin' work here!Anyone think we can apply judicious amounts of the therapy no jutsu on these guys until they repent?
>>746044Called it. Crazy people gonna spread that crazy over everyone.
>>746082well, keep in mind - this is just a dodge roll. These people can totally demolish us in actual combat. Let's not get too big for our britches here.
>>746082>therapy no jutsu>Nori How even?
>>746082I don't think even a constant flow of crits could do that to Pain, much less with Nori.
Missiles, huh?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TsE01qdy5AKind of a conventional weapon for a shinobi to use at range; but you aren't complaining.You start to run- and the missiles follow you. Neat trick- but this is nothing.You run straight at a nearby building at top speed- and the missiles give chase.You begin to focus chakra into your feet- and just before hitting the wall, you jump, sticking the landing on the side of the building, and continuing to run up it’s length.Most of the missiles collide with the building, detonating- taking a few more with it. Some of the missiles farther back are able to turn up in time, and continue the chase. Utilizing a different tactic, you jump off the top of the building, then engage in freefall- passing the missiles entirely. As you fall, you fire off your chakra chains, colliding with the missiles and detonating them harmlessly in midair. Using the shunshin, you’re able to leap back to the building’s roof- in time to see that the shinobi below have engaged the two men, and their monsters.You are momentarily safe- but what now?The cage of purple flames still burns brightly atop the Hokage’s offices- and the men are fighting below. 1. Rejoin the fight below!2. No, you’d only get in their way. Go scout out around the cake.3. Both of those are too dangerous- take a look around to see if there are any other allies nearby to assist you!
>>746100>Scout around the cakeCage. Dear lord, I'm off tonight.
>>746100>3. Both of those are too dangerous- take a look around to see if there are any other allies nearby to assist you!
>>746100>2. No, you’d only get in their way. Go scout out around the cage.
>>746103But what if there is a cake there.
>>746100>>3. Both of those are too dangerous- take a look around to see if there are any other allies nearby to assist you!
>>746100>2. No, you’d only get in their way. Go scout out around the cake.Mmm. Delicious flamey prison.
>>746100>2. No, you’d only get in their way. Go scout out around the cake.layer or sheet
>>746100>2. No, you’d only get in their way. Go scout out around the cake.
>>746100>Go scout around the cakeI blame Tsuki for getting us to think about food earlier.Gotta start working on those hips early to make up for our lack of comparable assets upstairs
>>746100>2. No, you’d only get in their way. Go scout out around the cake.The only real choice is forever CAKE!!!
Guys. Guys. The cake is a lie. ;D
What have I doneInvestigating the cage.Writing.
>>746100>Kind of a conventional weapon for a shinobi to use at range; but you aren't complaining.unconventional
>>746121Grammar and language aren't my strong suits tonight, I guess- I suppose I need to sleep more
>>746124>Ebisu_Updated.pngThat's not a skeleton, Wargle why you lying to us?
>>746124That or like 200% Red Bull.Are you okay buddy? Look after yourself. We hassle you sure, but we care.
>>746126Remember when Wargle encouraged us to bully an artfag into drinking so they'd draw ir something? Do not fall for wargle's wiles
>>746126>200% more Red Bull.guess we all need sleep some time.
>>746128It was all in jest and good nature I assume I should add
What could have been.
>>746132trying to figure out how those ear piercings work is giving me a headache
>>746132>Cue Nori flipping the fuck out for wandering onto this scene.Nahnahnahnah...Secret Agent Ebisu to the rescue. I guess.>Sorry about faking my death guys, the Hokage asked me to infiltrate the Village of Sound's ranks as a teacher/subversive element.
>>746132Do you have a twitter or anything? For art stuff?
>>746144>>746134Fuck meant you drawfriend
>>746144That was straight out from naruto wiki :VThis shit apparently happened in canon.
>>746146I've got an outdated art twitter I can clean up a bit before posting here, yea
>>746150Well when your ready please share other artfag here
Have we ever really gone over what Tsuki wears?All I'm saying is I'll be moderately disappointed if it doesn't include Ebisu-sensei's shades as a reminder to herself to do what is necessary and the price of carelessness.
>>746152Those are on our desk with his head band. She keeps them in a little music box along with a few other treasures
>>746152I was thinking she would wear them after the time skip. Nice shades go great with her hair.
I got so many damned ideas for outfits for part 2 but we'll see
>>746158>>746156Well alright....inb4 "Packrat of Konoha" due to her tendancy to take momentos.
>>746158Ebisu shades arent exactly fashionable shades though. They're more old rich businessman shades.
>>746166>implying we can't make them work with our outfits at least 80% of the time with Tsuki and Maru's impeccable fashion senses.Anon...
With those two creeps and their weird pets distracted, hopefully you can make your way over to the cage to figure out what’s going on. Using the shunshin, crossing the remaining rooftops is relatively easy- and your target isn’t exactly hard to miss. The bright purple flames of the cage are quite easy to make out, even with the sun setting. Unfortunately there isn’t a tall enough building to leap directly to the roof- meaning you’ll need to climb.Again focusing your chakra into your hands and feet, you begin to slowly climb the western wall of the office building. Before long, you’re able to poke your head above the roof ever so slightly- and what you see is both amazing and terrifying.Four shinobi you don’t recognize are creating this barrier- and they themselves are protected by it as well.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1oBSajDsv4Within the barrier is your father- and two other men.One is covered in old wounds- he seems to almost be stitched together.The other is covered in fresh wounds- he’s bleed profusely, but doesn’t seem to care in the slightest.In fact, he seems to be enjoying himself.“Oh, legendary Yellow Flash- you will make the most wonderful sacrifice to Lord Jashin! Truly, it will be my greatest accomplishment, and a sign of my devotion!” He cries out in exultation.“Hidan- you shouldn’t let your guard down. Underestimating your foes will eventually get you killed.” The other Akatsuki chides.“Eh? Hahahaha! Kakuzu you greedy blasphemer! Lord Jashin protects me in all things- always! And besides- I cannot die! Hahahahahaha!” says the white-headed man, whose name is apparently Hidan.“I’m glad you both are so confident, even after being unable to land a single hit on me.” Your father, Minato, tuts.“You’d think you’d take this a little more seriously- I intend to.”Hidan looks at your father- his face unreadable stone.“I assure you- battle is sacred to Lord Jashin. This battle in particular…”You can see what your dad is talking about- he doesn’t have a scratch on him. By contrast, Hidan is covered in wounds- though the other man seems much better off.Strange, very strange indeed.
Inb4 team princess frees his soul from reanimation by group hug and kissing him on the cheek saying thank you for everything sensei.
>>746166But I'm already picturing Tsuki with them. Besides, I'm sure she would care more about the sentimental worth than the style.
>>746151 https://twitter.com/prettygirlprank now all of 4chan will know about my taste in weeb metal
>>746174Wanna activate messages? And dw good taste
>>746179done and done. and ngl most if not all of my twitter handles are based on his songs, haha
>>746170oh god, minatos ded and his daughter is going to watch him die.
>getting ganked by Hidanwhat an embarrassing way to go
Minato can no sell Hidan if he places a marker on him. Can't really set up that ritual shit if you keep getting grabbed and tpd away from it.
>>746191Judging by the fact that he's still inside there I assume he CAN'T leave. Which means there plan is to put him in a box with Hidan and Kakuzu making sure he doesn't have time to do any fancy sealing shit and wait for him to starve to death. Currently it's working.
>>746187To be fair, if you don't know his shtick beforehand, you can't plan against it.
>>746186>>746187>>746170shit niggaz. After Minato gets ganked, we're going to have 2 tailed beasts, the akatski, and 2 hostile villages fucking our shit up, all while neji's prepping to become snek's buttboi. Has there ever been a village so monumentally fucked as konoha at this moment
A hand touches your shoulder- and another covers your mouth to stop the shriek mere moments from your lips.“Nori. Shhh.”At your side is your brother, Naruto- and not too far behind is Hinata.“You two?” You inquire, looking between them.“I was attacked by Kabuto- Naruto intervened when he took me by surprise.” Hinata explains.Wait…“Kabuto attacked you? Why?” You ask.“Apparently, he’s been working for Orochimaru this whole time.” Naruto remarks, a scowl on his face.“He’s been in the village for years, so nobody even considered it. Apparently he’s half the reason so many enemy shinobi were able to get into Konoha undetected- they were using some old tunnels beneath Konoha that nobody seemed to know about. He tried to trick Hinata into thinking he was an ally- and nearly caught her. We were both lucky that I happened to be nearby.”He shakes his head- obviously his friend’s betrayal is weighing on him. “Anyway, what’s the situation here, sis? A bunch of people are fighting down below- but dad isn’t there. I hadn’t seen him since we were attacked in the Kage booth- we went different directions. I’m glad you found him, but-”“He’s trapped, yeah.” You finish for him. “As far as I can tell, those four are keeping that barrier up- and nobody can get in or out. Dad’s doing fine- neither of those weirdos has even put a scratch on him- but we still need to free him. He’d be able to deal with this once and for all.” You explain.“I agree. We need to get him out. Hinata, how many people are up here?” Naruto asks, turning to your teammate.“Hmm- Seven people are either inside or keeping the cage active- there are three more on the far side of the cage…..”Her face darkens.“One is Orochimaru. Another is the Winged Lady who seems to have been popping up everywhere- and the last one is that man from the announcement- Hanzo, or Pain, I guess.”“It’s odd- His chakra signatures are exactly the same as the two below… it’s like all three of them are the same person. It doesn’t make sense.” She finishes.“Itachi-sensei said something about a “Rinnegan”- that mean anything to either of you?” You ask.Naruto shakes his head- Hinata thinks for a while, before giving her answer.“It’s a Dojutsu- same as the Sharingan or the Byakugan. But in terms of what it does, I have no idea. If we engage them, we’ll essentially be going in blind.” Hinata explains.Your mouth forms a small smile- “We’ll never be going in blind with you around, Hinata!” you complement.Both of them look at you oddly- before Naruto chuckles under his breath.“Thanks, sis. So, what’s the plan? We obviously aren’t any match for the other three. Do you think we could free Dad from the cage?”“I’m not sure. They seem to be in the cage, and thus protected- but I’m sure this isn’t foolproof. We’ll just need to think of something.”
Your next line is... DAD, NO!
>>746198Will Nori end up becoming Jolyne?And Tsuki is Kira
>>746197A Moon Princess Blast might be able to blow through that barrier.
>>746197here is the plan. they are fighting on a roof, go inside the building place a shitload of explosive tags under where the four corners of the barrier are and blast the fuck outta the guys keeping the barrier up. that shield does not protect them from attacks from below.
>>746203Or just collapse the building.Which Naruto Quest MC was it who's whole plan for anything was explosive tags and lots of it.
>>746201Tsuki is obviously Giogio, which makes Nori Narancia, I'm not sure whether Minato or Danzo fits best for Diavolo.
Alright team, we're gonna PAUSE here for tonight.Next time, we'll celebrate the end of the old schedule and the beginning of the new by finishing up this badboy.Sorry for the iffy quality tonight, I guess I haven't been getting enough sleep lately- even pounding my ritual red bull didn't do much for me. We'll resume in this thread either on thursday or friday evening- looks forward to it!
>>746211It's okay, Wargle.Thanks for running!
>>746211>celebrateMourn, you mean?
>>746211Thanks for running wargle.
>>746211its fiiiiiiinethanks for running
>>746211Actually, an ammendum- this thread will probably die before then.So, I'll try and run a little sooner, possibly wendesday. Gotta keep things consistent.
>>746220Just run when you can, Wargle.
>>745751Hardly. Their Mangekyo activated the day Rin jumped on a fist full of lightning.
>>745935That's a full siq arm. Excellent work, beloved artist.>>746064Nagato > "My friend threw himself onto my blade to try and save me and I'm forever sad and justified in trying to make everyone sad because no one knows what this pain is like."Kakashi > "Mate you fukin wat."
Here's hoping I'm around when the thread restarts but in case I'm not...If this is a similar barrier to canon, wrecking their footing or the building they're fighting on MIGHT disrupt their concentration enough that they either drop the barrier or give Minato a chance to escape.Alternatively, if Hinata knows Kaiten, try matching the inpenetrable defenses against each other. Who knows, maybe if we do something like Hinata spinning in one direction, and Minato's Rasengan spinning into another, the barrier will get ripped apart.Or see if Naruto and Minato can pull off that Supreme Ultimate Rasengan by meeting in the middle from two ends of the barriers, and bust a giant hole that way.
smallest mention of the sound four makes me a happy anon indeed. even if i had to sleep halfway through the thread. can't wait for next time!
>>746522While it's weird that Minato can't just teleport out of the barrier (like he once did in canon, along with an entire army with Naruto's help), I agree this plan.Fuck those idiots who didn't raise their barrier on solid ground.
>>746568It's not contrived to suppose that they would have developed something that counters or suppresses his famous jutsu, given that his assassination was clearly a major objective in raiding Konoha.
Collapse the roof under on of the corners sounds good. That one will fall and then the other three will not be able to handle the strain.
>>747913Worth noting that some of them can fly, but hopefully this is sufficiently distracting that the barrier weakens.Hmmm...>>746100We just proved we can dodge Asura Path's missiles, and we just watched said missiles wreck multiple buildings. It's hard to imagine Pein being careless enough to fire on his own position, but I also can't imagine anything more satisfying than Pein destroying his own trap.We might even pull it off, if he underestimates us and we plan it right. Get Asura Path to send another round of missiles our way, pretend he's got us on the ropes this time, lead towards Minato's position.Then, using an object we spotted before we made this nigh-suicidal run, we kawarimi with said object to safety and leave all of Asura Path's missiles detonating against the building or its foundations.Also, hope Minato, Jiraiya, and Kakashi don't freak and get hurt trying to save us.
>>748450Missiles are really risky. Better to just do it ourselves.
>>748505Not disagreeing, but do we even have that many explosives? And if we're seen setting it up, do they have people in place to stop us?We probably can't expect them to just let us get away with this, so we need to do it fast and in a way they won't be able to stop in time.The missiles are just especially amusing because they have already demonstrated that they are powerful enough to do the job and simple enough that we can beat them. Cleanly even. It'll probably be easier the second time around too.
>>748629Or, Pain will have seen that his previous attack didn't work, and this time use a twist we won't see coming.
>>746205Kon, then due to power creep he had to slow them down.
>>748450Eh, Pein isn't particularly bright.It's why Yahiko was the leader of their little group, assuming that this is actually Nagato with a Salamander puppet and not Hanzo.