Chapter One Ghosts of the Clan
He doesn't have the motivation to move on. And sometimes
sometimes he wishes that he could just go to sleep and never wake up. It would be painless and simple. However, to accomplish such a thing, actually falling asleep is a requirement. He can't remember the last time he slept peacefully. His life is so full of heartache and angeralways taking turns that he is unable to prevent. Just as he was forced by Tsukiyomi to watch his family being slaughtered, he was forced to return to Konoha. He never intended to returnyet here he is.
He sits on the sofa by the window, staring out at the wooden village beneath an overcast sky. The war's been over for almost four weeks, and he's been back for almost two. They have been the longest two weeks of his life. He wonders if the rest of his life will be like thisdull and torturous. It's not that Konoha has treated him poorly; in fact, because