Reborn in Konoha as the Anbu Torturer - Chapter 186
When Aoba returned to the forest, the hill had already disappeared.
What replaced it was a patch of grass.
This was the most original appearance of this place.
However, it had been covered by Kami no Shisha no Jutsu(Paper Person of God Technique) all this time, so it did not reveal its original appearance.
At the edge of a tree.
Standing there was a person who was exactly the same as Aoba. It was one of Aoba’s shadow clones.
This shadow clone carried a box in his hand filled with books.
It was the box that Minato had sent over.
When Aoba saw the shadow clone, the shadow clone also saw Aoba. The two of them did not say anything. They only exchanged a simple look, and then everything was silent.
Aoba’s shadow clone instantly disappeared, and the information entered his body. The box stayed beside the tree.
“It’s time to return the book to Minato.”
Aoba grabbed the box with his right hand. The moment he touched the box, he immediately used Chōkeijūgan no Jutsu(Ultralight-Weight Rock Technique) at the box, making the box as light as a feather.
Aoba cast a transformation technique on the box, turning it into an umbrella.
At the same time.
Pieces of paper flew out from his body and covered the surface of the umbrella that was turned into a box.
As a result.
Even if the people of Uchiha used Sharingan, they could not distinguish the exact appearance of this umbrella.
Aoba held the umbrella.
This time, he did not open it. Instead, he simply held it as if he had prepared himself for the rain today.
Aoba held the umbrella and walked out of the forest.
He headed straight for Ramen Ichiraku Noodle House.
In Aoba’s heart.
Ramen Ichiraku Noodle House was a very safe place.
Brother Teuchi was one of his own.
So it was easy to do anything.
Aoba directly made this place a place for him to exchange items and information.
However, he did not have the opportunity to exchange information yet.
After a while.
Aoba arrived at Ramen Ichiraku Noodle House.
At this time.
There was still some time before breakfast.
It was not time to eat at all.
Although Ramen Ichiraku had already opened, it was not yet open for business because Teuchi was still working on making ramen noodles for breakfast.
“Brother Teuchi, I’m here!”
After Aoba lifted the curtain at the entrance, he strode in, and his voice traveled into Teuchi’s ears.
Teuchi turned to look at the entrance, his gaze instantly fixed on Aoba, and a puzzled expression appeared on his face.
“Why are you here so early?”
“At this time, let alone eating noodles, we don’t even have noodle soup yet.”
“It’s too early!”
Teuchi shook his head and said. He thought that Aoba was here to eat ramen.
The shop had just opened.
Even he had just come in not long ago.
It was impossible to cook ramen so early.
“Brother Teuchi, I’m not here to eat ramen. I’ll give this to you. When Minato comes, help me hand it over to Minato.” Aoba raised his hand and held a large box. This was the box he had taken from Teuchi. Inside was the book about sealing techniques that Minato had given him. It could be said to be very precious.
“Didn’t Minato give this to you?”
Teuchi looked at the box and was stunned. He never thought that it would be brought back so quickly.
“Leave it behind the counter!”
“When Minato comes…”
“I will let him take it away!”
Teuchi did not ask much about Aoba. He continued to knead noodles.
He didn’t want to take it.
This box was quite heavy.
In addition, he had noodle dough in his hands.
He had to rewash his hands, whether it was before taking the box or after taking the box.
Aoba immediately walked over with a smile. He lifted the seemingly weightless box and directly placed it near the corner.
“Brother Teuchi, I put the box here. When Minato takes it away, remember to help me tell him…”
“Give me some new ones!”
“I’ve read all of them!” Aoba said to Teuchi. He brought these messages to Teuchi and asked him to help pass them to Minato.
Teuchi nodded. Wasn’t this just a message? To him, this was nothing at all.
“Brother Teuchi, if there’s nothing else, I’m leaving. You can continue with your work!”
Aoba waved goodbye to Teuchi, then walked out of Ramen Ichiraku Noodle House.
After he walked out from here.
He did not directly return to Konohagakure Intelligence Division’s direction. Instead, he walked in the direction of the ninja-tool store.
Last time, he bought 45 blank paper tags from the store. In the end, he exchanged them for 37 explosive tags. He earned more than 90,000 ryo. Now that a week had passed, it was time to stock up again.
After turning a few corners, Aoba directly entered the ninja-tool store.
The ninja-tool store was different from Ramen Ichiraku.
Although it was a little early now, the store had officially opened for business.
After Aoba walked in, he greeted the store owner with great enthusiasm.
This time, he walked in with his own appearance.
This was not a problem.
This was what he wanted to create.
If anyone found out, they wouldn’t notice anything wrong.
The store owner’s eyes fell on Aoba, and his eyes lit up with expectation.
“Last time you said you wanted to make explosive tags!”
“How is it?”
“Did you bring me any surprises?”
The store owner had been looking forward to Aoba for the past few days. He had received a lot of high-priced explosive tags from Eaton and would not earn anything if sold.
Now, he was looking forward to Aoba’s side. He hoped to get some cheap explosive tags from Aoba and then earn some profit from it.
“It’s too difficult!”
Aoba shook his head helplessly, and a bitter smile appeared on his face. He then spread out his hands and shrugged.
Just this action.
The store owner understood the meaning behind it.
It didn’t succeed!
The store owner sighed in his heart, ‘Sure enough, not everyone could easily draw explosive tags.’
“Don’t be too uncomfortable!”
The store owner hesitated for a moment, but still tried to comfort Aoba.
“It’s not that everyone is suitable to draw explosive tags!”
“This kind of thing is not so easy to make. Otherwise, it would have been flooded, and the price would not be so high!”
“Young people need to try and do everything. Only then will it be easier to find their own position!”
“I think it’s good that you dare to try this!”
“How is it?”
“How many blank paper tags do you have now?”
“It doesn’t matter if you want to give it back to me!”
The store owner had a kind smile on his face. He looked at Aoba with encouragement in his eyes.
In his opinion.
Aoba should have failed after drawing some explosive tags.
Now he was here to return the goods.
For such a thing.
It was not the first time he had experienced it.
On his side, there will be opportunities for those who fail to try!
Aoba looked at the store owner in front of him in a daze. He had to admit that this person had a good heart.
This made him feel a little embarrassed to trick this store owner again!
This kind of conscience discovery.
For Aoba, it was only for a moment.
The next moment, it returned to normal.
“Boss, I don’t have the remaining blank paper tags. All of them failed. This time, I want to buy some new blank paper tags!” Aoba stared at the store owner and said.
“Ah? You still want to buy?”
The store owner was obviously stunned. He did not expect that the young man in front of him had the kind of character that would not shed tears until he saw the coffin. It seemed that he was determined to create an explosive tag. This was not a good thing.
Thinking of this.
The store owner looked deeply at Aoba.
“Young man, drawing the explosive tags is not that simple. Why do you have to be so stubborn? There is no need to fight so hard!” The store owner said meaningfully. He was afraid of hurting the young man’s self-esteem in front of him, but he was worried that it would be useless if he said it lightly.
“I am fine. Let me try again. Maybe next time, I will succeed!” Aoba said with a smile.
“Then I can’t give you a discount this time. After all, if you fail, you will be wasting the blank paper tags. I can only sell it to you at the original price of 100 ryo!” The store owner stared at Aoba. He deliberately said this, hoping to increase the price and scare Aoba away.
Aoba nodded and immediately opened his ninja pouch. He grabbed a bunch of coins and placed them on the counter.
“Here are ten thousand ryo!”
“I want to buy 100 blank paper tags!”
Aoba said with a smile. He did not dare to buy too much in one go. He was also afraid of scaring the store owner.
These 100 blank paper tags.
They had already scared the store owner.
He only had enough to buy 45 blank paper tags.
This had already caused some impact on the store owner’s heart. After all, this was not a small number.
Now, he actually threw out 10,000 ryo to buy blank paper tags!
Such thought came to the store owner’s mind.
“That… child… I think you can directly use this money to buy the explosive tags, and you can also buy four. There is no need to do this…” The store owner could not help but persuade.
“It’s fine. I want 100 blank paper tags. I can do it!” Aoba smiled and added, “As long as I can successfully draw 5 explosive tags, won’t I be able to earn it back?”
A bunch of question marks popped up in the store owner’s head.
You are winning the lottery!
Five of the 100 blank paper tags are drawn…
It sounds pretty simple!
But there was a high chance of failure!
For example, the last time you bought it, you did not succeed in even one piece of it.
The store owner also knew.
He was just a store owner.
He couldn’t go against money.
The customer wanted to buy it.
He can’t help but sell it.
At most, it was an obligation to remind him.
“Child, let me ask you again. Have you really thought about buying 100 blank paper tags?” The store owner asked seriously.
“Yes, I have already thought it through. I want 100 blank paper tags. This time, I will definitely be able to draw an explosive tag!” Aoba said confidently.
The store owner put away the coins on the table and took out five boxes from behind the counter.
These boxes all had the words “blank paper tags” written on them.
“These boxes contain blank paper tags. There are 20 in each box, and there are five boxes here, a total of 100!”
The store owner pushed the five boxes to Aoba and then stared deeply at Aoba for a while.
“How about this!”
“If you are tired of drawing in the end!”
“And if you don’t want to do it anymore!”
“As long as the blank paper tags are not damaged!”
“I can take it back!”
“This kind of situation is usually only for those drawing it first. For someone like you who bought it for the second time, and I have already reminded you. Normally, it won’t be repurchased!”
“But since you are chasing your dreams, I am willing to give you more opportunities. You can do it!”
The store owner said sincerely to Aoba. As he spoke, he put the five boxes of blank paper tags into a bag and handed the bag to Aoba.
“Thank you, boss!”
After taking the blank talisman paper, Aoba grinned at the store owner.
“I will come back again!”
After saying this, Aoba immediately turned around and left. He did not stay here for too long.
Aoba held the bag with the blank paper tags in his hand and walked directly to the forest behind Konoha’s prison. He had already begun to think about what to do next.
Ten minutes later.
Aoba came to the forest behind Konoha’s prison.
He found a place that he thought was very suitable.
This was a new place.
He liked to switch places.
It felt fresh at any time.
Aoba threw the bag containing the blank paper tags on the ground, raised his hands, and immediately began to form seals.
“Tajū Kage Bunshin no Jutsu(Multiple Shadow Clone Technique)!”
Aoba directly summoned 101 shadow clones.
Among them, 100 shadow clones were responsible for the drawing.
The other shadow clone would use the Kami no Shisha no Jutsu(Paper Person of God Technique)’s technique to conceal this place, thus forming a special camouflage environment.
These 100 shadow clones immediately began to slowly draw explosive tags under this disguised environment. After the previous experience, the accuracy of these shadow clones was better than before.
According to logic.
Divide it into 50 pieces to draw first and the remaining 50 pieces to draw later, which will definitely increase the success rate of the next 50 explosive tags creation.
However, it was not necessary!
Aoba still had more than 80,000 ryo in his hands. This time, he did not buy that many blank paper tags because he was afraid that the boss of the ninja-tool store would be suspicious.
Now, he still has enough funds to buy blank paper tags in the future!
He did not need to worry at all!
Those failed attempts…
He could still afford to pay for it!
After Aoba arranged all the shadow clones, he returned to Konohagakure Intelligence Division and began to return to his everyday life.
The shadow clones began to draw explosive tags.
He himself was working at Konohagakure Intelligence Division.
This kind of stable life.
It lasted for about three days.
It was early that morning.
Once again, information rushed into Aoba’s mind, and this information instantly awakened him.
This information made him silent for three seconds.
“The drawing is done!”
Aoba slowly opened his eyes, and the corners of his mouth curled up into a satisfied smile, but a hint of exhaustion flashed through his eyes.
The release of these shadow clones.
It did not bring back much Chakra.
This caused his body to feel a sense of exhaustion.
After resting for a while, Aoba got up from the iron bed and simply washed up. Then he walked out.
More than ten minutes later.
Aoba came to the place where his shadow clone drew explosive tags.
He tried to open Kami no Shisha no Jutsu(Paper Person of God Technique)’s disguise in front of him.
Then, he walked in.
Within the disguise.
There was a shadow clone that had just put away all the finished explosive tags and handed it over to Aoba.
Just as Aoba received the explosive tags from the shadow clone, the shadow clone in front of him suddenly turned to smoke and disappeared.
Almost at the same time.
Information appeared in Aoba’s mind.
“100 blank paper tags, 82 explosive tags, 18 of which are wasted!”
“This efficiency is very acceptable!”
“It’s already very good!”
Aoba nodded and formed a seal with his hands. He once again created two shadow clones.
Aoba took out 30 of the 82 explosive tags and handed them to one of the shadow clones.
Aoba took out another 5,000 ryo from his ninja pouch and handed it to the other shadow clone.
He nodded at the two shadow clones.
These two shadow clones were the same as him. From the moment they came out, they knew what Aoba wanted to do.
The two shadow clones nodded at Aoba at the same time. Their figures flashed and disappeared in an instant.
After Aoba had arranged all of these, he cleaned up the forest and confirmed that there were no traces left.
He then began to walk in the direction of the Konohagakure Intelligence Division.
After Aoba entered Konohagakure Intelligence Division, he did not directly return to his compartment. Instead, he walked towards the black room again.
Aoba shouted softly into the small black room and called to Eaton.
“Aoba, you’re here!”
When Eaton heard Aoba’s voice, he quickly walked out with a smile on his face.
“Brother Eaton, I came to find you to return the book this time!” Aoba took the book from his bosom and waved it in front of Eaton.
Eaton immediately took the book from Aoba and quickly hid it. He seemed to be afraid of being seen by others. Then, he nodded at Aoba and said, “Aoba, come with me!”
A smile appeared on Aoba’s face behind the cat-faced mask as he leisurely followed behind Eaton.
He could tell from this route.
The destination was Eaton’s office.
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