Reborn in Konoha as the Anbu Torturer - Chapter 185
After Aoba heard Fugaku’s question.
He understood in his heart.
These words just happened to match what he expected.
Fugaku came to find him because of the man in black he mentioned that day.
Aoba was silent.
He waited for Fugaku to finish.
He was very clear.
Fugaku found him not only to tell him the news of Kenji’s disappearance.
If that was the case.
He didn’t have to wait until he was alone with Aoba to say these words.
There were still some secrets he had to tell him.
Fugaku’s gaze fell on Aoba, and he stared at Aoba carefully.
“Aoba, do you know the identity of that man in black?” Fugaku asked in a deep voice. His voice was very low as if he was afraid that someone next to him would hear him.
“I don’t know.” Aoba shook his head. He didn’t even have any hint of curiosity in his voice.
“How can you not know! Didn’t you tell me that Kenji called the man in black Madara-sama?” Fugaku blinked and said. When he spoke, the corners of his mouth could not help but twitch slightly. He deliberately came to talk to Aoba about this matter, but Aoba did not seem to care so much.
“Did I say that?” Aoba was stunned for a moment. His eyes stared at Fugaku, full of confusion as if he did not remember these things at all.
“You… you… Have you forgotten?” Fugaku’s eyelids jumped up. He stared at Aoba’s face as if he wanted to find a flaw in Aoba’s face. However, he did not find anything after staring at it for a while.
“Did I really say it? Why do I not remember it? Brother Fugaku, are you sure that I said it? Did you remember the wrong person?” Aoba still looked puzzled.
“It’s you who said it! It can’t be wrong! The second day after Kenji disappeared, when I went to Konohagakure Intelligence Division to investigate, I met you at that time. You said that Kenji came to look for you and then told me that Kenji left with a man in black…” Fugaku immediately helped Aoba recall. Clearly, he really cared about this matter in his heart, so much so that he could not let it go for a long time.
“Now that you mention it…” Aoba looked up at the sky. His gaze looked diagonally upwards, revealing a thoughtful expression. He said, “I seem to have a little impression of it.”
“You were the one who told me at that time!” When Fugaku saw that Aoba seemed to have thought about it, he immediately nodded his head.
“I remember that you looked for me at that time, and then I carefully recalled what happened the day before. It seemed that Kenji was taken away, but I did not know who the person who took him away was. I had no impression of that memory. After all, I worked in Konohagakure Intelligence Division, and I experienced so many things every day that I could not remember many things.” Aoba shook his head and said. This was what he had already thought of when he said the words “Madara-sama” at that time. His goal was to spread this information to distract the attention of the Uchiha Clan. However, he did not intend to guide this information himself. He did not want to lead the fire to his body.
“You really can’t remember?” Fugaku was stunned for a moment. He stared at Aoba suspiciously and vaguely felt that Aoba was hiding something, but the other party’s words were so reasonable.
“Do you still remember the first time we met? What was the first sentence I said to you at that time?” Aoba did not answer Fugaku’s words. Instead, he directly asked a question and stared at Fugaku.
“This…” Uchiha was suddenly speechless. He took a deep breath, rubbed his temples with both hands, and recalled carefully in his head. He said, “I remember that Sekai was there on that day. It was Sekai who brought you to me, but I really can’t remember exactly what he said…”
“Isn’t that right? People have limited energy, and they can’t remember everything clearly. You can remember things about the man in black so clearly because you are more concerned about this matter, but I really don’t have any impression of him anymore. As for what exactly happened and what the man in black looked like, I forgot.” Aoba pushed all these things aside and simply refused to admit it. He knew that Fugaku was looking for him to talk about Madara’s topic, but he did not want to talk about this at all. These topics should be left to your Uchiha Clan to talk about!
“Alright.” Fugaku nodded. Since the other party did not remember, then he had nothing to say. If he continued, they would not be in the same channel. There was no meaning at all.
“Brother Fugaku, if there is nothing else, then I will go. I am too tired after working for a day and have not had time to eat!” Aoba immediately said. He did not want to stay here any longer. If others saw this, they would think that he was very close to Fugaku.
“Aoba, wait! Um, I just want to ask you, can you really not remember anything?” Fugaku pursed his lips and could not help but ask again. During this period of time, he had been immersed in Madara’s matter. No matter what he did, he could not get rid of it. He always felt that he had discovered a big secret, but it seemed like it was just a play. It seemed that something was missing.
“Brother Fugaku, I really can’t remember. How long has it been? Do you still remember what lunch you had a month ago?” Aoba spread out his hands, his face full of helplessness. He directly changed the topic to eating.
Fugaku was speechless.
He understood that there would be no result no matter what he said.
Fugaku sighed deeply and shook his head. He knew that there was no need to continue the conversation.
“Aoba, what do you want to eat? I’ll treat you!” Fugaku took the initiative to say.
“No, no, I will pack it up and bring it back to the dormitory to eat. I’m quite busy these days, so I don’t have the time to eat slowly.”
Aoba waved at Fugaku repeatedly, then turned around and left the lake through the forest.
He didn’t wait for Fugaku to say anything more or do something else.
He left quickly.
For a moment.
Fugaku looked at Aoba’s back and his eyes flashed with deep doubt.
He was a little confused!
Did Aoba really forget, or did he deliberately not mention this matter to him again?
No matter what it was.
It seemed that he could not ask anything more!
From the beginning, Fugaku did not have any expectations. That day, he felt that he had already asked all the questions he could ask.
Now, he found Aoba again.
He just wanted to try.
What if he could get something out of it?
Wasn’t that an unexpected harvest?
It’s just that…
What a pity!
He didn’t obtain anything!
After leaving the lake, Aoba did not go to Ramen Ichiraku, which he had planned to go to but went straight back to Konohagakure Intelligence Division’s dormitory.
It was too troublesome just now!
Aoba silently complained in his heart.
He had never expected this.
He had just walked out of Konohagakure Intelligence Division when Fugaku stopped him. He was even directly brought to the lake that was very close to the Uchiha clan.
“Maybe Fugaku can find a great sense of security there!”
Aoba couldn’t help but sigh. However, he didn’t think too much about this matter. After this answer, he believed that Fugaku would not come to him to ask anything about the man in black.
It had come to an end.
Regardless of whether or not Fugaku would tell the others about this matter.
At the very least, in Fugaku’s heart.
Leaving behind such a huge question mark would allow Fugaku to think about this matter constantly.
From a certain perspective.
To plant such a seed in the heart of the current Fugaku was equivalent to planting a seed in the heart of the Uchiha clan.
After all, Fugaku would become the clan leader of Uchiha in the near future.
It was only a matter of time!
Aoba returned to Konohagakure Intelligence Division’s entrance and stood in front of it. He did not go in but opened his perception to the maximum, carefully feeling if other ninjas were watching him around.
A moment later.
After Aoba confirmed that there was no one else.
Then, his figure flashed away.
He did not return to Anbu’s dormitory. Instead, he walked into the forest behind the prison.
He would go and take a look at those shadow clones!
The main thing was to collect all the money!
And also fix some problems!
This was the problem that he had discovered when he was drawing the explosive tag, and Aoba had already made plans for this aspect.
37 out of the 45 blank paper tags he had purchased had succeeded, and 8 of them had failed.
Although the number of failures was within his acceptable range, it could be avoided.
After he obtained the memories of these 45 shadow clones, he finally understood what was going on.
He discovered that the starting point of each shadow clone was the same. They had only studied how to draw explosive tags a few times, but they all had no experience.
At that time, the drawing of the explosive tags was equivalent to a process of groping and accumulating experience.
It was like a teenager who had not had a good grasp of the situation when he first experienced some new things. It was completely unlike the old driver, who could grasp the speed of advancing and retreating in a simple way.
However, if this person had experienced it 45 times, then even a newbie could graduate from the driving school.
From a certain perspective.
Aoba had gone through 45 firsts and finally gained a lot of first-time experience.
This was indeed a unique experience for him.
This was also an unavoidable point.
After all, he needed to spread out these shadow clones and move them simultaneously to maximize the time and increase efficiency.
It could only be said that there were pros and cons!
On the other hand, when it came to harvesting experience in one go, it would make Aoba feel full of growth.
It was the same principle to read books now.
Aoba decided to take all the shadow clones back into his body and then digest the experience. After that, he would create hundreds and thousands of shadow clones to study together.
This was a parallel process.
There was no way to share data in real-time.
If it could be shared in real-time, it would be too abnormal.
After a while.
Aoba arrived in front of the hill that Kami no Shisha no Jutsu(Paper Person of God Technique) had disguised as.
His right hand slowly reached out.
Swish Swish Swish…
The pieces of paper in front of him flew up, instantly spreading out in all directions, and the scene inside suddenly appeared in front of them.
The shadow clones all sat on the same spot, reading seriously.
The progress of each reading was different.
Moreover, there were several people reading each book at the same time.
Different shadows have different understandings when they see various passages.
Aoba softly spat out a single word.
Bang! Bang! Bang! Bang! Bang!
All of a sudden.
There was a series of explosions in the forest.
The shadow clones all turned into smoke and disappeared.
Waves of information flooded into his brain, and this information was far more rigid than when he used shadow clones before.
It was all that he see when he read the book.
It was also mixed with different understandings.
However, these books were very profound and could not be read so easily. In addition, with so many people reading together, the information produced instantly made Aoba’s head hurt.
Just like this.
Aoba sat on the ground.
It took him a full twenty seconds to recover.
Just now, he had walked out from the state of unconsciousness.
His face was slightly pale. He had consumed a large amount of spiritual energy in the process just now.
At this moment.
The pores all over Aoba’s body seemed to be breathing. He quickly absorbed the natural energy around him and replenished his body.
More than ten minutes later.
Aoba’s face regained its rosy color, and the spiritual energy decline caused by the instant message shock was largely compensated for.
“Tajū Kage Bunshin no Jutsu(Multiple Shadow Clone Technique)!”
Aoba once again made a hand seal gesture, and shadow clones appeared in the woods.
This time, there weren’t that many shadow clones.
There were only a few dozen people.
Each shadow clone corresponded to a book and was responsible for studying that book.
After obtaining the information just now, Aoba discovered that there wasn’t much progress in reading a book with so many people. It was better to read a book alone.
“You guys continue.”
Aoba nodded at the shadow clones. After he finished speaking, one of the shadow clones raised his hand, and the paper in his hand flew up and down. He used Kami no Shisha no Jutsu(Paper Person of God Technique) again and restored this place to the appearance of a small hill.
Aoba lowered his head and picked up the heavy box on the ground, which contained the money that the store owner had given him.
To be precise…
That was the money that the store owner gave Eaton.
Aoba took the money and stepped on the road back to Anbu’s dormitory.
After a while
Aoba returned to Anbu’s dormitory.
He didn’t do anything else.
He directly fell asleep.
The next morning.
Aoba was woken up by the alarm clock.
The shadow clone that was set up last night returned to his body after studying for a night and transmitted all the information they got back.
Aoba closed his eyes and digested the information. His understanding of the sealing book was much higher.
He believed that after he used the shadow clone again, when each shadow clone looked at these books again, their understanding of the words in the books would be even more profound.
Aoba immediately stood up.
He walked out of Anbu’s dormitory.
He once again walked in the direction of the forest.
In the past.
He always changed places.
There was only a general direction, no fixed place.
Now, because he was studying, those books would be left there, so Aoba went straight to the fixed place.
Aoba reached the position of the small hill.
Only a shadow clone was left there to maintain the Kami no Shisha no Jutsu(Paper Person of God Technique).
Aoba asked the clone to open Kami no Shisha no Jutsu(Paper Person of God Technique) and walked in directly. His gaze then swept over the books placed on the ground.
This was also the reason why the shadow clone did not take the books away and change places.
These books were placed on the ground and stopped on their respective pages.
Except for the books that were finished.
Every book could be read directly.
“Tajū Kage Bunshin no Jutsu(Multiple Shadow Clone Technique)!”
Aoba once again used Tajū Kage Bunshin no Jutsu(Multiple Shadow Clone Technique). He summoned one shadow clone after another to his respective books and picked them up to read.
Other than that.
A shadow clone replaced the shadow clone that was maintaining Kami no Shisha no Jutsu(Paper Person of God Technique).
This was how a brand new little hill came to be.
After the end.
Aoba returned and walked into Konohagakure Intelligence Division, arriving at the compartment that belonged to him.
Aoba’s life was back on the right track.
In the morning and night, he arranged a shadow clone to study these books.
During the day, he was doing interrogation work while taking the opportunity to study medicine.
At night, he slept well.
Every day, he went back and forth.
It lasted for a full seven days.
On this day.
Aoba was woken up by the large amount of information sent back by the shadow clone as usual.
He closed his eyes and did not open them. He carefully felt the information sent back this time.
“I finally finished reading all of them.”
Aoba slowly opened his eyes and let out a long sigh of relief. He had been reading day and night for seven days and finished reading all the books Minato had brought over.
The contents of these books seemed to be imprinted in his mind and completely memorized by him.
“Now, I can try training the sealing technique!”
Aoba immediately had a plan in his mind. He did not have to test every sealing technique. After all, it was like the Dead Demon Consuming Seal; even he knew it, he might never use it in his life.
It was still good to understand!
At least he now knows how to solve the Dead Demon Consuming Seal!
Aoba got up from the iron bed in Anbu’s dormitory and quickly washed up. Then, he changed into Anbu’s ninja clothes and walked in the direction of the forest.
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