The Longest Road ch.2 The messageThe Longest Road ch.2 The message by Kitsune1978
The Longest Road
~Chapter 2. The message~
Temari ran. She could run fast, and the distance she had to cross would have been easy for her, if not for the message she was carrying, the message that made her stomach tight into a knot, and her heart beat unsteadily.
She reached the village's gates, and once she entered the shadow between cliffs, she took a canteen from her pouch, and sipped the water, still running. The guards watched her with confused frowns creasing their foreheads but none of them stopped her. She didn't even notice that; her legs wanted to slow down but she forced them to go until she arrived at the entrance of the Kazekage Tower. Only then she came to a halt, and told a guard she had to see the Kazekage immediately.
She didn't wait too long for the permission to enter, and she followed the guard to the office. The Godaime Kazekage was waiting for her, settled behind the desk, which was not so long ago occupied by her father. Temari's breath was still un
The Longest Road ch.1 Godaime KazekageThe Longest Road ch.1 Godaime Kazekage by Kitsune1978
The Longest Road
~Chapter 1. Godaime Kazekage~
The air, still holding a bit of a night chill, started warming up quickly when the sun rose, even if the shadows were still long at this early hour. Not that Godaime Kazekage would notice the rapidly increasing heat even if he would be knocked out of his reverie. After living in a desert for 35 years he simply didn't give care to it, especially on a day like that.
Over two weeks had passed since Suna broke the peace treaty and invaded Konoha, or rather attempted to invade, only to lose completely. The Yondaime Kazekage had gone missing since then, and only a few still hoped he would return. At first, they thought he might be a prisoner to Oto, but this hope was quickly lost, and they gradually came to a conclusion they have to elect a new village's leader. Once decided, it was clear there was no one else more fitting for the position than Baki - the experienced ninja, one of if not the most powerful jōnin in the village, and al
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