Bloodline Limit - Chapter 76
“When I was following Ryoha, someone stopped me. He was actually able to use one-handed seals. I can be sure that no one in Konoha can do it. Wait, Kakashi-senpai said that Ryoha has someone around who can use the single-hand seal, but I have seen Haku’s figure. He was not that tall. Did he use the Transformation Jutsu?”
“Impossible. Even if Haku used the Transformation Technique, it would be impossible for him to be this strong. He would not give me the urge to fight him at all. Is this person the unknown person behind me, Ryoha?”
“That’s not possible. Ryoha has not seen anyone in the past years under the surveillance of Konoha. The only explanation is that there is an unexpected disaster. There is someone lurking in Konoha.”
Yamato did not have time to think about it because Ryoha’s attack had arrived.
“Water Release, Great Waterfall!” In the absence of water, Ryoha created a huge waterfall that surged towards Yamato. He could not help but sigh at how powerful Ryoha was. It was a pity that he did not know that the person he was facing now was Ryoha. He thought that Ryoha had already returned.
“Using Water Release to deal with me is your biggest mistake in this life. You’ve just wasted your chakra for nothing, Wood Release – Tree Bind Eternal Burial!”
Yamato jumped back while facing the huge waterfall coming towards him. His hands turned into an afterimage. It seemed like Yamato’s seal-weaving speed in his full power was comparable to Ryoha. A huge tree appeared and pierced through the huge waterfall, coming towards Ryoha’s feet. It immediately bound Ryoha and pulled him down. Yamato was trying to bury Ryoha underground.
“Haha, it’s time to use my Sharingan.” Ryoha’s Sharingan stared at Yamato’s eyes, rotating faster at a speed of one rotation per second.
The most terrible thing about the 3-tomoe Sharingan in battle was not its genjutsu but its ability to make the opponent unaware that they were under a genjutsu. Just like when Kakashi and Zabuza fought for the first time.
Zabuza knew about the Sharingan’s genjutsu, but when he was put under a genjutsu by Kakashi, he didn’t realize his situation at all, as if he had never had the memory of the Sharingan. Only after he had been rescued did he find that he was finally freed from the genjutsu.
“Is he dead?” Yamato was also staring into Ryoha’s eyes. After all, ninjas were used to looking at each other’s eyes in battle. The first reason was to read their opponent’s thoughts, to be able to react in time. The other reason was to figure out how to fight them.
Even if he forced himself to only look at the body below the eyes, how could he care so much in the middle of such an intense battle?
There would always be a time when he accidentally saw the opponent’s eyes. Moreover, with Ryoha and his perfect use and 100% compatibility of the Sharingan, a genjutsu is inevitable. Unless one had powerful spiritual energy, it was difficult to resist.
“No, he’s behind. That was a substitute.” Yamato’s pupils suddenly shrank. He felt a strong wind coming from behind him. Without thinking, he used the substitution jutsu. He barely escaped. The place where he was originally standing was already surrounded by flames.
“When?” Yamato turned around and found that Ryoha had disappeared again. How could he not know that other than being skilled in ninjutsu, Ryoha’s taijutsu was also very powerful, and his speed surpassed his own.
“Of course, I just came behind you.” Ryoha’s voice suddenly came to Yamato’s ears. This time, it was too late to dodge. A kunai appeared in Ryoha’s hand. He had no choice. He didn’t want to use it, but if he used the type-56 he was best at, he would definitely expose his identity.
Yamato forcibly shifted his body slightly, but he was still dodged. However, his eyes now met with Ryoha’s Sharingan at a very close distance. The rotation speed of the Sharingan suddenly accelerated. Yamato suddenly felt a surge of wood attribute chakra in his body, but it was possible that his strength was not strong enough.
His Wood Release was too weak. If it were Senju Hashirama, let alone the genjutsu from a 3-tomoe Sharingan, even the genjutsu of the Eternal Mangekyo was useless against him.
“Your strength is not comparable to mine. You will strike back in this instant when I’m trying to stab you with this kunai.” Ryoha’s voice seemed to be transmitted to the Sharingan, and then the Sharingan began to use an indescribable method to lure Yamato, who had been put under a genjutsu. The genjutsu progressed further.
“The opportunity has come, Wood Release – Killing Thorns!.” Sure enough, Yamato was seasoned in combat experience and awareness, but he didn’t know that he was lured into doing this kind of action by the genjutsu Ryoha had cast on him before.
Ryoha was immediately trapped by the branches, and right after that, Ryoha lured Yamato once again to use Earth Release ninjutsu to end him.
“Earth Release – Earth Dragon Bullet!” Yamato still hasn’t noticed. He also didn’t wonder why he used his Earth Release instead of Wood Release. In his mind, he would think that Ryoha was bound by his previous jutsu and couldn’t move. The Earth Release was more lethal.
An earth dragon appeared from the ground under his feet. It was like a dragon emerging from the abyss. This giant dragon spewed out a large number of mud bombs and hit Ryoha. He was immediately buried by those mud bombs. After spewing mud bombs, the earth dragon crashed into the mud bombs. The earth shook with a bang.
Just as Yamato breathed a sigh of relief, he felt a pain in his waist. A handful of kunai was stabbed into his body, and a large amount of blood flowed out.
“Use Wood Release to break free, and then you will think that you will lose in this state. Leave, go back and report to the Third.”
Ryoha kept hypnotizing and luring Yamato. It was successful. Yamato started to think that his opponent was much stronger than him. At this rate, he would be killed. So he decided to retreat and report to the Third that there was a powerful ninja hiding around and attacking him on his mission.
“Wood Release – Wooden Hammer!” Yamato did not care about his injuries. A tree appeared and formed a wooden hammer that smashed toward Ryoha. He thought that Ryoha would dodge it, and Ryoha did dodge it. He took this opportunity to use a large amount of water under his feet to use the Water Dragon Jutsu.
“Water Release, Water Dragon Jutsu!” Ryoha also unleashed his own dragon to meet Yamato. As the two water dragons clashed, the ripples enabled Yamato to use this opportunity to escape.
“Eh, that’s too bad.” Ryoha deliberately said this sentence. In fact, this battle was under his control. When Yamato heard this sentence, he became even more convinced that he had successfully escaped and not been set up by the unknown attacker. Therefore, he was afraid that the attacker would come after him and flee even faster.
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