My TentenMy Tenten by steenta
I could see them waiting for me. They were here smiling, welcoming me home.
I was… happy. Content.
This was… peaceful, but there was still something missing.
I couldn't put my finger on it. But I knew there was one thing that I needed for everything to be perfect.
I decided I could wait for whatever it was. I could be happy here until then though.
And eventually, my world would be complete.
Like heaven should be.
I could hear the shouts of victory rolling through the land. They were loud raucous cheers and praises to the almighty for seeing things through.
We were victorious. We had done it, the seemingly impossible. We had beaten the juubi.
The buzz of jubilation was felt more than heard. The world had saved itself. Shinobi nations had come together to create a place of peace. I couldn't believe it.
A bubble of joy ran through me at these peoples' claims.
"We won the war!"
"I can't believe it!"
Opening my eyes, like from a dream,
Ghost of the GeniusGhost of the Genius by steenta
Sitting across from me, in the small office was a former comrade, Sakura. Once upon a time we were really good friends, but it had been a while since we had last spoken.
"How have you been, Tenten?"
I shrugged in answer hating the need to talk at all. I was fine, I guess, just wanted to be anywhere but where I was at the moment. From where I was sitting, I could see out of a window to the park-like setting beyond.
I guess I really had missed this place after all.
"You're gonna have to be a little more specific, Ten. You want me to sign off on these papers, you have to cooperate."
Fidgeting under her hardened gaze, I smiled apologetically. Long gone were my bright happy smiles of childhood. What remained was a watered down version of my old grin.
I can't remember the last time I had a reason to smile like that anymore anyway.
"Sorry," I mumbled, looking away from the lone bird who had taken up residence in the tree just outside her window.
She smiled brightly at me wi
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