Behind the Scenes in Naruto World - Chapter 314
Late at night.
Uehara and Konan finally returned.
“Sensei, you go and rest first!”
Uehara immediately arranged for Konan to go back to rest. He looked at Konan, whose eyes were full of exhaustion, and continued softly, “I will go to the organization’s base and tell them the news of Nagato-sama’s sacrifice.”
Uehara planned to go to Akatsuki’s base alone and consolidate the confidence of those members. Those members trusted him so much, and Uehara did not want to disappoint them.
In fact, Akatsuki’s organization was like a broken home. The members of the family were agitated. Now, after Nagato’s sacrifice, the family was on the verge of disbanding.
Unfortunately, these members seemed to like finding their own warmth in such a tense relationship. They did not want this organization to disband.
Of course, they also did not want this family to become too different.
Therefore, Uehara planned to appease those people. In fact, it was mainly Deidara, Sasori, and Kakuzu. After all, they were old friends.
The remaining people were basically Uehara’s subordinates or relatives of his subordinates. They don’t need to worry about it at all. They trust Naraku Uehara very much.
Oh, there was also Hidan, who was on the verge of betraying him.
Hidan was just too dishonest. If he really couldn’t do it, Uehara might as well give him a dead-end and let him go on his own.
Konan rubbed her forehead, and her face was full of worry, “I’ll go with you! I wonder what will happen to those traitors after they know of Nagato’s sacrifice… We might as well let them all leave!”
Uehara didn’t know whether to laugh or cry.
The critical point was that those guys were not willing to leave at all!
Even Hidan, who was always likely to defect, was temporarily appeased by Kakuzu. Deidara and Sasori were even more determined to stay in Akatsuki’s organization until disbanded.
“I’ll go by myself!”
Uehara shook his head and placed his hand on Konan’s forehead. He then said softly, “How long has it been since you last rested? Go and rest first.”
Konan bit her lips and slowly lowered her head, “I’ll go with you. I’m a little worried…”
Uehara suddenly fell silent.
To be honest, Konan’s current state was not quite right.
Since the sacrifice of Nagato, Konan’s state was still okay at the beginning.
Even when Nagato’s life was sacrificed, Konan did not lose her composure too much, making Uehara think that she might have gotten used to the sadness of losing her family and friends.
As time went on, they then returned to Amegakure from Konoha. Konan’s condition gradually became a little bad, and she was in a daze for more and more time.
It was not that Konan was not sad.
But her heart was too painful to suppress all this.
Uehara believed that what Konan needed now was rest. If Konan could hide in the quilt and secretly cry out her grief, it might be even better.
“Then let’s go and rest now.”
Uehara glanced at the confused Konan and reached out his hand to hold her shoulder. He said in a low voice, “After we rest, we will go to the organization’s base, okay?”
Konan hesitated and nodded.
Uehara finally let out a sigh of relief. Under Konan’s gaze, he slowly walked into his room and laid down on his bed.
Perhaps it was because of Nagato’s sacrifice that Konan felt fear in her heart?
Just as Uehara wanted to use his Destiny skill to leave Amegakure quietly, he saw Konan’s figure appear on Amegakure’s tall tower. Uehara’s expression changed, and he flew out of his room.
At some point in time, Konan stood alone on the tall tower in the village, looking up at the night sky. Her face was still calm.
At this moment, Konan’s figure appeared extremely thin on the tower.
At this moment, a lonely atmosphere surrounded her.
Uehara’s figure landed beside Konan. She frowned slightly and asked softly, “You should go and rest now. You can’t sleep?”
Konan nodded, then shook her head again.
After a while, Konan slowly lowered her head and glanced at the silent Amegakure. She was a little depressed, “This village will not rain late at night in the future… I am still not used to it.”
In the past.
Every time the sky was getting dark, in order to prevent Amegakure’s patrolling Ninjas from having loopholes due to the darkness, Nagato would manipulate Tendo(Deva Path) Pain to start a heavy rain. He would use Ukojizai no Jutsu(Rain Tiger at Will Technique) to spot unfamiliar enemies who had sneaked into the village.
For so many years, Nagato had never stopped this habit.
Even Uehara gradually got used to the fact that it would rain when it was dark. Every time the sky turned dark, he would fall asleep with the sound of rain.
However, the sound of rain in the middle of the night for many years disappeared overnight, causing Konan’s heart to be once again filled with silent grief.
“Naraku, it’s really strange…”
Konan’s tears gradually streaked across her face and slowly dripped down, “When Nagato died, although I also felt sad and painful in my heart, I didn’t even shed tears. Now I just didn’t hear the rain he created…”
There was a trace of sadness in Konan’s voice. She could no longer hide the grief of losing her close friend. She looked at the quiet village and wailed in despair.
Uehara slowly lowered his head.
At this moment, he understood Konan’s hidden grief.
People might not shed tears or even act normal when a close person dies. This did not mean that people did not feel pain in their hearts.
Because when people truly realized that there was one less person in their lives and saw that the traces of that person’s existence gradually dissipated…
At that time, people finally realized that there was one less person in their life. When the yearning began to spread, sadness and despair would surge up.
Uehara looked at the crying Konan and slowly extended his finger. A chakra appeared on his fingertip and was shot into the sky by his finger.
In the next moment, dark clouds gradually appeared in the sky.
Thunder and lightning gathered in the dark cloud, and the rain fell. A few seconds later, the village began to rain heavily.
The sound of the rain became louder, hiding Konan’s crying.
Uehara stood beside Konan and slowly stretched out his palm. He held the crying Konan in his arms, blocking the pouring rain for her.
On top of Amegakure’s tall tower.
Konan stood there, grabbing Uehara’s clothes and crying in Uehara’s arms. She was suffering from the torment of losing a close friend.
Even though Uehara had personally created a heavy rain, it still could not ease Konan from the emotions of Nagato’s death. He slowly tightened his right arm and stretched out his left hand to cover Konan’s head, blocking the rain from falling on her head.
After a long time, Konan’s crying gradually became softer.
Uehara finally let out a sigh of relief. He silently sent Konan to her room and took out a towel to help her wipe the rain and tears on her face.
Konan was also silently watching Uehara’s actions. She suddenly reached out and took the towel from Uehara’s hand. She also helped him wipe the rain on his face.
Konan’s wrist suddenly wrapped around Uehara’s neck and her forehead touched his forehead. Her voice was mixed with a trace of weakness after crying, “In the future, don’t sacrifice yourself… okay… or wait until I die…”
Uehara reached out his palm and wrapped it around Konan’s hair, pressing it tightly against her as if this could connect their minds and make Konan feel better.
Uehara slowly opened his eyes and looked at the tears under Konan’s eyelashes. He only said one word in a low voice, afraid to disturb Konan.
Because the despair of the people around her leaving one by one was actually suffocating, so people cherished the people of the present.
After a long time, Uehara felt that Konan’s breathing gradually stabilized, so he moved his forehead away and let her lie on the bed, covering her with the quilt.
A touch of gentleness appeared on Uehara’s face, and he whispered, “Go to sleep. From now on, I will rain every night in the village…”
Konan turned to look at the raindrops on the window.
After a long time, the feeling of exhaustion finally surged up. Konan held Uehara’s palm and slowly closed her eyes. Her breathing gradually calmed down, and the rain outside the window also became steady.
After Konan fell asleep, Uehara gently pulled out his palm from her hand.
Uehara carefully looked at Konan’s face as if he was afraid that she would wake up. Only when he felt that her breathing was still stable did he relax.
After a while.
Uehara quietly sensed a stream of chakra entering the rain.
Uehara opened the skill panel of Destiny, and his face couldn’t help but darken. These guys of Akatsuki seemed to be more anxious than he had imagined!
A group of Akatsuki’s members was running towards his room!
Uehara had a faint illusion that these guys were actually a group of children looking for their parents!
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