Konoha Hypocrite - Chapter 148
Just as the four of them stepped out of the conference room, they found a person standing by the window of the corridor.
That person was wearing a white trench coat. His slender figure was slim but even more elegant.
With his hands behind his back, he looked at the scenery outside the window, as if he was observing something. The snow outside the window was swaying, and there was actually some ethereal artistic conception.
It was Uchiha Tunan, whom everyone had just been talking about.
Danzo glanced at Uchiha Tunan and said lightly,
“Little guy, you came at a good time.”
In his heart, he thought that Hiruzen Sarutobi had secretly summoned Uchiha Tunan.
Uchiha Tunan seemed to have just reacted. He turned around, reached out and adjusted his glasses, and said with a smile, “Mr. Danzo, Consultant, Mr. Orochimaru.”
Uchiha Tunan was very polite, and Homura and Koharu nodded kindly, thinking that this child was very good.
Although they stood on Danzo’s side this time, most of the reason was not to deliberately oppose Hiruzen Sarutobi.
On one hand, it was because Uchiha Tunan was indeed the best candidate.
On the other hand, Danzo gave them a promise that no one could bear to refuse.
Danzo walked over to Uchiha Tunan, reached out and patted his shoulder, and said with a faint smile:
“Half a year later, I still need you to win glory for Konoha.”
Orochimaru glanced at Uchiha Tunan with his snake eyes, and a trace of interest flashed through his eyes.
Uchiha Tunan did not respond. He just smiled and watched the four people leave. The smile in his eyes gradually became strange.
After the four people left, Uchiha Tunan stepped into the conference room.
What entered his eyes was Hiruzen Sarutobi, who was leaning against the chair and resting.
Uchiha Tunan quietly came behind Hiruzen Sarutobi and stretched out his hands.
He gently rubbed Hiruzen Sarutobi’s temples with his thumb, and even transmitted some chakra.
Then he softly said,
“Teacher, is there something bothering you?”
Hiruzen Sarutobi took a deep breath and exhaled heavily.
There were many things that had happened recently, and it gave him a headache. He enjoyed Uchiha Tunan’s massage and the frustration in his heart seemed to have disappeared a little.
“Why are you looking for me?”
During this period of time, Hiruzen Sarutobi only felt haggard.
Since the death of Shinnosuke and Asma, the people whom Hiruzen Sarutobi valued the most were none other than Uchiha Tunan and Orochimaru.
Orochimaru had been with him for so many years, and he had seen him grow from an ignorant teenager to one of the three Ninjas of Konoha who shocked the world.
He had always been his pride.
However, he had never expected that his most valued disciple would betray him at such a critical moment.
According to their relationship, Uchiha Tunan was Orochimaru’s junior brother.
But he still personally pushed his junior brother into the fire pit of the Fire Capital.
Uchiha Tunan controlled the strength in his hand and said in a soft voice,
“I thought of some welfare institute regulations, so I wanted the teacher to help me release it.”
Hiruzen Sarutobi sighed, picked up the tea on the table and took a sip. He waved his hand and said,
“Let’s put the matter of the welfare institute aside.”
Just now, the higher-ups had a simple meeting.
They announced that they wanted you to participate in the honorary Chuunin competition held in Fire Capital half a year later.
After a vote from the higher-ups, this matter has already been decided.”
Uchiha Tunan nodded lightly and said, “I have no problem. It is my honor to win glory for the village.”
Hiruzen Sarutobi opened his eyes and pulled Uchiha Tunan’s hand. He patted the back of his hand and said earnestly,
“Tunan, you are still too simple. Some things are not so simple.
Maybe I am really old. I really did not expect them to be standing together now. ”
As he spoke, he narrowed his eyes.
When Uchiha Tunan heard this, he paused and said, “Is it about politics?”
A bitter smile flashed across the corners of Hiruzen Sarutobi’s mouth. “What, you still know this?”
Uchiha Tunan narrowed his eyes and smiled.
“I’m not stupid. There are many things that I see in my eyes. It’s just that I’m not interested in paying attention to them.
In my heart, as long as the village is good and teacher is in good health, everything will be satisfied.”
There were only the two of them in the office, and the tobacco pipe on the table was still emitting white smoke.
Hiruzen Sarutobi looked at Uchiha Tunan and compared it with Orochimaru in his heart.
He suddenly found that there was no way to compare the two.
Although Orochimaru was also intelligent and had high comprehension, he valued personal interests too much. His heart was unstable and he was not loyal enough.
This little disciple in front of him could be said to be perfect in every aspect.
It was simply as if he had been carved out from the same mold as himself.
He would also share his worries, make him happy, and have a sense of justice.
When Hiruzen Sarutobi thought of this, he felt a lot more gratified. He sighed softly and said,
“Sigh, the only thing I’m angry about is that Orochimaru, as my disciple, is actually speaking up for Danzo.”
As soon as he finished speaking, the atmosphere fell into silence.
The soft, light snowflakes outside the window were densely packed, fluttering like millions of jade scales falling from the sky, or like goose butterfly wings fluttering all over the sky.
Hiruzen Sarutobi kept his head down, the expression on his face a little regretful and heartbroken.
After a long time, Uchiha Tunan suddenly opened his mouth and said,
Uchiha Tunan looked into Hiruzen Sarutobi’s eyes and said firmly,
“I will always stand on your side. If someone wants to harm you, I will do everything in my power to get rid of him.
Even if I have to use the dirty tricks I hate the most. ”
Uchiha Tunan’s eyes were glowing, and there was a hint of viciousness in them. He looked at Hiruzen Sarutobi firmly.
Hiruzen Sarutobi did not expect that Uchiha Tunan, who had always been polite and polite, would have this side.
Immediately, he was stunned and said, “Tunan… What do you mean?”
Uchiha Tunan looked at Hiruzen Sarutobi with fiery eyes and said gently,
“Teacher, you have contributed so much to Konoha all these years, and you can even bear with the big picture and not oppose the Daimyo.
And your thoughts are so advanced that I always believe that you can lead Konoha to glory.
Whoever goes against you is going against the village, and also against my faith.
In private, I am your disciple.
I am not that great. Everything I love comes from you.
For you, even if I have to fall into darkness, I will not hesitate.
Even if the whole world betrays you, I will always be your disciple. ”
Uchiha Tunan’s tone was sonorous and forceful, and the more he spoke, the more excited he became. The light in his eyes flashed, and his eyes were full of worship as he looked at Hiruzen Sarutobi.
Hiruzen Sarutobi, who had been disappointed by Orochimaru’s betrayal today, heard Uchiha Tunan’s words that were similar to a confession.
He had completely broken through his defenses.
[Ding… gain Hiruzen Sarutobi’s recognition.]
There were tears in Hiruzen Sarutobi’s eyes as he said emotionally,
“Good child, it’s good that you have such a heart. Things haven’t reached that point yet. I will take care of this matter properly.”
Uchiha Tunan shook his head and whispered, “Teacher, I will go to the competition, and I will take first place.”
“I want to let everyone know that I am the disciple of the strongest Hokage.
I want to be your pride.
Please do not make things difficult for me. I have the confidence.”
When Hiruzen Sarutobi heard this, his heart trembled. He nodded repeatedly and said, “Alright, if you need any help, just tell me.”
Uchiha Tunan narrowed his eyes and pulled his hand out of Hiruzen Sarutobi’s palm. Then, he held Hiruzen Sarutobi’s hand back with both hands.
Hiruzen Sarutobi felt the temperature of Uchiha Tunan’s palm. The heat slowly entered his heart.
“Teacher, thank you for taking care of me before. In the future, please don’t treat me as a child.
Sooner or later, I will grow into a towering tree, and I can shelter you from the wind and rain for Konoha.”
After that, Uchiha Tunan got up and walked out of the conference room.
When he reached the door, Uchiha Tunan stopped and turned back to say,
“Teacher, give me some time. I will definitely be able to help you.”
Then, Uchiha Tunan strode away.
Hiruzen Sarutobi looked at the empty door and gently rubbed his eyes with his hand. He murmured,
Then he took a deep breath, and his eyes shone again. He narrowed his eyes and murmured,
“Old friend, I’m sorry.
Konoha can not be destroyed in your hands.”
“Send down the order. The first and second teams of the Anbu will start investigating Koharu and Homura.
Even the important people of their family need to be investigated one by one.
Anyone who had come into contact with him would have a private transaction.
Everything, regardless of whether there was concrete evidence or conjecture.
Three days later, present it all to me.”
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