Reborn in Konoha as the Anbu Torturer - Chapter 173
When Minato heard Aoba’s words, a lot of question marks appeared in his head.
Why does it sound so awkward!
Was this asking him to believe or not to believe?
It was very strange!
“Aoba, don’t say that. Third Hokage-sama has done his best for the village. Kumogakure’s matter happened so suddenly that none of us thought of it.” said Minato while shaking his head helplessly.
“What I mean is, we have to trust Hokage-sama in trying his best to maintain the village’s peace and don’t worry too much,” Aoba said with a smile.
“Yes! Who wants to fight again! But this Kumogakure is too much!” Minato said while gnashing his teeth.
“Did something happen?” When Aoba saw Minato’s expression, he could not help but frown slightly. To his knowledge, Minato rarely lost his temper like this. Something must have happened.
“Sigh… About this… Actually, I should not mention this to you…” Minato shook his head. He had already realized that he had misspoken. The information he had obtained was something that the Third Hokage had said to the village’s Jonins and should not be told to others.
“Don’t hide it!”
Aoba raised his hand and patted Minato on the shoulder. He didn’t know if Eaton affected him, but now he preferred to do this kind of action.
“These things will be known to everyone sooner or later. You only told me I won’t tell anyone else!” Aoba said to Minato.
“But…” Minato’s face was full of hesitation.
“There is no but!” Aoba quickly interrupted Minato. He was ready to dispel Minato’s doubts and said, “You see, I’ve always been inside Konohagakure Intelligence Division. I’m underground every day, and I don’t know anything about the outside world. If there really is a war, you have to let me be mentally prepared, right?”
“Didn’t Captain Eaton tell you?” Minato was still a little hesitant, not knowing whether he should tell Aoba about these things.
“Of course not. If he did, why would I ask you? Just tell me a little bit, so I’ll be prepared. Don’t wait until Kumogakure launched a surprise attack on Konohagakure for me to know!” Aoba spread out his hands and put on a helpless posture, constantly trying to induce Minato in his words.
Minato smiled helplessly. He couldn’t hold it in anymore. He wanted to ridicule him, but he never had the chance. Now that Aoba had told him so much, he was pretty tempted.
“Let’s change the location!”
“This is the Ninja School.”
“It’s not a place to talk.”
Minato gave Aoba a look, then took the lead and walked out of the Ninja School.
Aoba did not say anything else and followed behind Minato.
After walking out of the Ninja School, the two of them walked along the relatively prosperous street to the downstairs of the Hokage’s office.
In front of the two of them stood a huge Hokage Rock.
On Hokage Rock, there were three huge heads.
They were the First Hokage Senju Hashirama, Second Hokage Senju Tobirama, and Third Hokage Sarutobi Hiruzen.
“Aoba, have you been to the top of the Hokage Rock? Where can you view the entire scenery of Konohagakure?” Minato raised his head and looked at the Hokage Rock. His blue eyes flashed with a faint soft light.
“Never been there.” Aoba shook his head and said, “My body is not good. The wind is strong, and it is easy for me to catch a cold. But there is no problem now.”
“I will take you there to take a look.” Minato walked to the bottom of the Hokage rock.
“Okay.” Aoba nodded and followed. He hadn’t been here before, so he took this opportunity for a day of travel in Konoha.
“When I was young, I often come here. Sometimes, I can’t help but want to draw something on these faces. I just don’t dare to do that.” Minato said with a smile as he walked.
“Eh…” When Aoba heard this, he immediately felt that they were indeed father and son. Even their childhood hobbies were so similar.
“Hahaha, you didn’t expect that I would dare to think of such a crazy thing!” Minato said with a smile.
“Indeed, I didn’t expect it.” Aoba nodded, but he also added a sentence in his heart. If you don’t dare to do something, your son and grandson will do it all.
As the two spoke.
They arrived at the foot of the mountain.
There was a row of “Z” shaped stairs here that could allow people to climb up.
When the Hokage Rock was first built, many people from the village came here and climbed over the Hokage Rock to look down at the village scenery.
As time went on.
Everyone’s curiosity slowly dissipated.
It was pretty tiring to climb once.
So gradually, no one climbed up.
The ones you can occasionally meet now are generally the students of the ninja school who climbed up with three to five friends and talked about their dreams.
Minato walked towards the stairs.
When he stepped onto the first stair, he began to climb up.
Aoba followed behind Minato.
They began to turn back and forth on the “Z” shaped stairs, drawing a tortuous trajectory.
“The last time I came, I came with Kushina. At that time, I saw the beautiful scenery of the village above Hokage Rock, and my heart was particularly comfortable.” Minato glanced at Aoba out of the corner of his eye. He deliberately mentioned Kushina, with a little bit of flaunting, but more like he was announcing to Aoba his ownership of Kushina.
“Is the scenery beautiful, or is she beautiful?” Aoba casually teased. Minato was like a boy who had just fallen in love in his eyes. He was full of longing for a happy life in the future.
Minato was stunned by Aoba’s question. It was not that he did not know the answer to the question, but he was too embarrassed to answer.
It was just…
He thought that Aoba’s question was likely targeting Kushina.
He could not help but take a deep breath.
After Minato spoke, his face suddenly turned red like Kushina’s hair.
When Aoba saw Minato’s appearance, he couldn’t help but laugh out loud. Only in front of Minato and Teuchi could he be so relaxed and not carefully guard against others.
Not long after.
Minato and Aoba walked to the top of the Hokage Rock.
Under Minato’s lead.
The two of them came to the edge of Hokage Rock and sat down to watch the scenery in front of them.
Houses appear among the lush trees, and people can be seen in the streets and alleys from afar.
It had to be said.
Konohagakure’s environment was second to none among the Great Ninja Villages.
There were mountains, rivers, and forests!
“Aoba, do you know that the first Hokage Senju Hashirama sat here, planning the forest below the mountain to become Konohagakure and then slowly building it up to today’s appearance.” Minato looked into the distance; his eyes fell on those houses, and his eyes flashed with nostalgia.
Aoba did not speak. At this time, whether he knew it or not, it was not the case.
“I want to protect this village!”
Minato’s blue eyes that were staring at Konohagakure instantly became determined.
“I will not let anyone hurt Konohagakure!”
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