The Office Affair Ch: 8The Office Affair Ch: 8 by ~princesshyuuga01
She couldn't believe the nerve of people! How could they post such a degrading article about her in "The Leaf". One week into the job and she has already been branded the new office whore. No that was Ino... She thought; she would never dream of taking Ino's title from her, especially one so unpleasant. As she made her way to the office, she felt uneasy mainly because of all the curious and downcast stares she received from the people around the office. This was high school all over again, when she was constantly picked on and rumoured about. She was never a popular girl but everyone seemed to know "Orphan Annie" as they would normally call her. It seems that life was always, is always going to be one heck of a battle.
"Are you paying attention?'' Sasuke suddenly snapped at her.
"Huh, what...?'' she asked stupidly.
Sasuke turned around and gave her a very scolding look. "How are we suppose to make any progress if you don't listen?'' Tenten thought his statement had two meanings
Heaven: Ch 4Chapter 4Heaven: Ch 4 by ~Nokito-chan
Though the night had been sleepless, the rosy glow on the horizon came far too quickly for Tenten's liking. Pale fingers of light streaked across the sky; she could see it shining dimly through the cracks in the stone walls, near the ceiling. She sat huddled on the bed hugging her knees tightly to her chest despite the ache in her hip. The light relentlessly reached for her; she was as powerless against it as she was against the Uchiha.
After Sasuke had left her the previous night Tenten had spent a few fruitless hours combing over every inch of her damp cell; looking for anything and everything that might give her an edge. She'd almost succeeded in convincing herself that he was bluffing too that she wasn't linked to him in some crazy blood-binding jutsu. Logically, it made no sense; she'd never heard of anything like it. The truth was, she'd decided as she tested the door for any weakness, he'd cast a genjutsu and because she'd been disoriented she hadn'
Kokoro no Koe - Charpter III2 - The ContestKokoro no Koe - Charpter III by ~prika-senpai
At the end of the shrill sound of trumpets, the gates opened, giving way to various and sundry carriages.
And among the humblest ones...
"Ye got lucky I showed up." said the driver under his mask. "The dri'ers of carriages wi' singers would no nay ne'er ride for competitors."
Sai smiled while talking with the good Hatake in the front seat of the cart. Ino and Sakura snorted while straighten themselves up amid boxes of sheet music and instruments.
By rolling over in one of the dunes and destroy their own carriages, both Harunos and Yamanaka were driven away by their conductors and forced to follow on foot, discussing with each other. Until they met Hatake Kakashi. One of the guards of the castle, musical instrument's delivery and driver in his spare time. He even offered the ride. There was some discussion about who would accept it, Yamanaka or Harunos, but as long as Kakashi wouldn't accept to make two trips (he knew that, if accepted, the fight would be t