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Sado would perform a single hand seal dispersing his extra clones if any existed leaving behind the two in the Motoi Drylands and the one in the Graveyard of Sin. This meant that he had three clones active allowing him to form one more to deal with business in the Lost Shores, or to go out and claim more landmarks should that be necessary.
When completed he formed another hand seal splitting his chakra in half making a strained face before swallowing down a pill again. Salazzle noticed both the strained face and the consumption of another pill. This was the second one this week. She could see his eyes widen slightly, as the stimulants pumped through his body alleviating the tiredness making him more alert.

Another one? You sure those are safe? This wasn't what I meant when I said take a break.

Salazzle said noting the additional pill.

Yeah, I can take like five of them, before dying-... I think. So, I'll be good.

The slender salamander would continue her nagging.

Well, it can't be healthy, pushing yourself this way. With stimulants, and chakra usage.

You haven't slept for more than fifteen minutes at a time in like a month.

Nor have you left Sage Mode since dawning these shores. You need to rest.


The goliath barbarian spoke with a forceful authoritative tone.

I have to get these lands in order. I can't stop until I get these lands in order.
(Kage Bunshin no Jutsu) - Shadow Clone Technique
Rank: B
Type: Supplementary
Range: Short
Chakra Cost: 20 (total chakra is divided by the final number of clones plus the user)
Damage Points: N/A
Description: The Kage Bunshin distributes the ninja's chakra evenly among the clones and himself and creates a real copy with form and substance. The clones, a max number of 4, are capable of performing techniques on their own and can even bleed, but will usually disperse after hit by a strong enough force, returning 10% of its individual chakra to the user. Shadow clones can't be distinguished from the original with Sharingan, Byakugan, Rinnegan or normal Chakra Sensing. The clone itself can also utilize any jutsu the original ninja knows. When the clone finally disperses, any new knowledge it has gained is passed back to the original ninja and any additional clones.

(Hyōrōgan) Military Ration Pills
Type: Healing
Description and Background: Military Rations Pills (兵糧丸, Hyōrōgan) are special pills that replenish one's chakra and nourish the body. It is made up of powerful stimulants and nutrients, said to allow the user to keep fighting for three days and three nights without rest. Replenishes 50 percent of the user's maximum chakra supply per pill taken, along with pumping stimulants into the body to alleviate tiredness. These pills are a basic medicine medical ninjas use or distribute in combat and are essentially dark brown small round pills which are swallowed and absorbed through the mucosa in the stomach.
Description of Side Effects:
-Taking two pills in a conflict results in hyper-stimulation of the cardiovascular system. The users heart rate and blood pressure increase to the point they become painful for 6 turns after taking the pill.
-Taking 3 pills in a conflict pushes the user's cardiovascular system to breaking point, resulting in heart failure after 4 turns.
-Costs a move per turn to use.

Sado's Chakra
2175 + 145 ( Chakra Regen ) = 2320
2320 + 145 ( Chakra Regen ) = 2465
2465 / 2 ( Shadow Clone ) = 1232
1232 + 1450 ( Ration Pill ) = 2682
Remaining chakra:
2465
Senjutsu chakra:
255 - 10 ( Sage Mode maintain ) = 245
245 - 30 ( Shadow Clone ) = 215
215 / 2 ( Shadow Clone ) = 107
Remaining Senjutsu chakra:
107
Sado's senjutsu chakra stored in Sage Release seal: 862

Clone 1
Chakra:

1232
Senjutsu chakra:
107
 
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Korra would return to the port she helped create. She goes into the house and writes down everything she saw in a scroll. Knowing that her main self will have to study the undead and seeing that there is a connection to the dig site she would write everything and explain that Sado would want her main body to do experiments. After writing on the scroll the clone would summon a carrier bee that would take the scroll to the main Korra.

(Kuchiyose no Jutsu) - Summoning Technique
Rank: B
Type: Defense/Attack/Suplementary
Range: N/A
Chakra Cost: 20
Damage points: N/A
Description:
To summon the creature the ninja will wipe blood on his hand, perform the Boar → Dog → Bird → Monkey → Ram handseals and then touch the ground or another object, where a sealing formula will appear. Though it appears that as long as significant pressure is placed against the blood in some form, the summon will be complete, most summoning uses use a solid surface, though in some cases it can even be done mid air. There can be variations to the summoning steps, some ninja like Temari will wipe blood on her fan, then by swinging the fan the animal is summoned. Other ninja like Orochimaru wipe the blood across a snake tattoo on their arm first, then touch the ground. Others will clap their hands directly like Nagato through the use of his Animal Path. The user must have signed the contract with the creature he wants to summon but the technique can be used to summon a generic creature of that contract (B-Rank) which will have no special traits or abilities beyond those normal to the rest of the animals in the contract. The animal is always summoned on the mark that appears upon slamming the users hand or, if not the case, always in short range of the user.

After that Korra would take out her cellphone and text the others about what she saw and what they will have to deal with. She would send them the picture of the cultist looks and the equipment they are using. She would also explain to them who their leader is and suggest that maybe they should capture that person to gain more knowledge. After that Korra would rest for a little bit before going back out again.

Chakra: 2000 - 20 = 1980

Mission Ends

Alright, go claim land in the north-west. I'm going to chill here and "take a break" so that Salazzle will quiet down for a while. If you see any of ours out there, be sure to heal them, help them, or direct them to return to the Lost Shores. Here have some senjutsu chakra so you don't run out. I don't know what's out there, but everything had been dangerous so far, undead, necromancers, and the Mother Cult. If you learn anything about them, tell me. I'm also placing a seal upon you so I can break it and gain information without needing to lose a valuable clone in the process. Now go, see what you can learn.

( Kyuu-tsuki ) - September
Type: Tool
Rank: S
Range: Short - Long
Chakra: N/A ( +50 per turn ) ( -50 per turn to an opponent )
Damage: N/A ( -20 to an opponent's technique )
Description: September is a small orb-like self-sustained chakra battery that can be pre-charged with basic chakra, or senjutsu chakra. If charged with basic chakra it will be compatible with any non-hostile shinobi. The battery has two capabilities called charge and drain. Charge allows a shinobi to draw chakra from the battery or apply it to their techniques and drain allows the battery to draw chakra from a shinobi or their techniques. The battery has a max capacity of two hundred chakra.

Charge: While in direct contact with the battery or while it is on their person a shinobi can passively absorb chakra directly from the battery through contact. It can be used while still hidden or in a pouch not needing to be pulled out. It allows the shinobi to draw up to two hundred chakra from the battery at a rate of fifty per turn allowing for them to regain chakra or to supply exhausted allies with chakra. It can also be used to provide senjutsu chakra instead of chakra at a quicker rate allowing them to gain ten percent of their chakra as senjutsu chakra but can only be done once usually exhausting the battery. When exhausted the battery is still able to use its drain ability. Alternatively, like the name implies the battery can be used to charge a technique with ten extra chakra providing it a twenty damage boost. This is done in the same timeframe as the augmented technique and can only be done twice with a two-turn cool-down.

Drain: If a hostile individual tries to use the battery it will absorb their chakra instead of giving them chakra at a rate of fifty chakra stolen per turn. The wielder of the battery is also able to instigate this process passively by making direct contact with the opponent allowing them to instigate the process stealing fifty chakra per turn where contact is made. Additionally, through this draining ability, the battery is able to steal ten chakra from a technique causing it to weaken by twenty damage. This is similar to the capabilities of the Scientific Ninja Tool: ( Abusōbu Ude ) - Absorption Arm on a much lower and more basic scale. Where that can absorb entire jutsu this battery can only absorb ten chakra storing it in the battery. This portion of the drain ability will cost a move slot, can only be used once per turn and only twice per battle.
Note: The wielder can only carry a single chakra battery
Note: Must state the ratio of basic chakra to senjutsu chakra that is found in the battery

200 sen chakra - 200 = 0
0 chakra + 50 = 50
Sado started to speak to his clone explaining things it should already know. He had been treating his clones more like secondary beings now, instead of the extensions of himself that they actually were. It listened to him, took in it's orders, and used September to absorb the senjutsu chakra, and then stood there waiting. As he touched the battery he allowed it to absorb fifty chakra in exchange.
Sado himself would form a seal on a kunai and pass it off to his clone. It was something he had used before. It merely gathered information and sent it back to the seal creator. It was useful, for what he needed. Not too long after he received information from Korra about the "Excavation" the Mother Cult had been doing to the east. From the information, it seemed that they had successfully taken lands that pinned the Mother Cult down to the east stunting their expansion.
It was a happy accident, Sado didn't know enough about this cult to face them yet but his gut and his mind were in agreeance. They were allied with Takauji Ashikaga, and the Hangurian Black Ones. That made them his enemies, they also brought Tobusekai to ruin, and that made them his enemies. Finally, after Sado was set and ready the clone went on its way to the north-west.

( Fuinjutsu: Sairentoarāmu ) - Sealing Arts: Silent Alarm
Type: Supplementary
Rank: A
Range: Short
Chakra: 30 ( +3 to the caster when broken )
Damage: N/A ( 60 if an element is sealed away )
Description: A seal that does exactly what the name suggests creating a silent alarm when triggered. The user is able to place a seal upon a surface such as a weapon, a door, a window, a tree, or a circular area within range on the ground that has a five meter radius. This seal has an intuitive link to the creator through their chakra signature and their chakra supply itself similar to a shadow clone, and when broken has similar effects to the dispersal of a shadow clone as explained further in the technique. Until the seal is broken an alarm alerts the caster whenever a creature touches or enters the warded area. This is similar to techniques like (Kyōkai Kekkai no Jutsu) - Boundary Barrier Technique but doesn't require the user remain inside the area of the barrier or seal to know when it detects something. This is a mental alarm alerting the creator when the seal is broken. When the seal breaks it will merely return ten percent of the chakra used to create the seal to the user along with all of the information of what has happened in the warded area including things that have entered the area or techniques that have been used. The seal breaks when the alarm is triggered to facilitate this action, and can even be accompanied by a barrage of sealed weapons or a substance such as ink, water, fire, or poison to combat the intruder. If done in this way the user must seal the substance with ( Han'you Fūin ) - Generic Sealing Technique beforehand, they can then create another link connecting the Kanji of that seal with the new Silent Alarm seal. What this means is when the alarm seal is triggered the released chakra will instantly activate the other seal as they become intertwined in a sort of "push" and "pull" relationship. Contrary to this if someone breaks the ( Han'you Fūin ) - Generic Sealing Technique seal to try and "disarm" the trap, the alarm seal is instantly triggered as well alerting the creator. The seal breaks when foreign chakra, natural energy from a person, or a touch should the alarm try to be nullified. This action is passive and is the seal itself activating the trap meaning if the person who created the seal is nearby they could attack in tandem to it. The aim of this is to give the seal creator time to react to the intruder or even produce an offensive should they have the time. Upon breaking the connected seal will release what was sealed inside of it in a large mass roughly the size of the Water Prison Technique in a forward torrent releasing an A ranks worth of the substance (follows S/W) upon the person who broke the seal.
Note: When initially using ( Han'you Fūin ) - Generic Sealing Technique to seal a substance a move is used, but the seal activates it passively afterward
Note: The user can place and have three alarm seals active but only two can be trap based
Note: The opponent will always have time to react to the sealed element/substance

Sado's Chakra
2175 + 145 ( Chakra Regen ) = 2320
2320 + 145 ( Chakra Regen ) = 2465
2465 / 2 ( Shadow Clone ) = 1232
1232 + 1450 ( Ration Pill ) = 2682
Remaining chakra:
2465
Senjutsu chakra:
255 - 10 ( Sage Mode maintain ) = 245
245 - 30 ( Shadow Clone ) = 215
215 / 2 ( Shadow Clone ) = 107
Remaining Senjutsu chakra:
107 - 10 ( Sage Mode maintain ) = 97
97 - 30 ( Silent Alarm ) = 67
Sado's senjutsu chakra stored in Sage Release seal: 862

Clone 1
Chakra:

1232 - 50 ( September ) = 1182
1182
Senjutsu chakra:
107 + 200 ( September ) = 307
307 - 10 ( Sage Mode maintain ) = 297
297
Let's return the power to the have-nots!

The clone spoke in a loud boisterous tone as it departed from the Lost Shores. It gave the goliath salute to his creator beating his fist hard against his chest like a war-drum creating a loud steady beat. He did this three times pounding his right fist against his left pectoral muscle as a show of solidarity and understanding.
Sado, and his clone were motivated now, to bring an end not only to Takauji Ashikaga, and his regime but now this cult, that forced the world into squalor and poverty breaking the world and Tobusekai to fit their own agenda. The clone vanished into the distance as Sado began to check in on the ships, colonial income, and other tasks ongoing in the Lost Shores. This would eventually bring him to Korra.

Travel Itinerary 239 > 237 > 236
Clone departing 239 @ 5:28 PM ( 06/24/2019 )
237 - 6:28 PM - 7:28 PM
236 - 7:28 PM
 
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This marks the begining of my mission with the following elements:
B-rank (3)- Enter a village outpost without being seen.
D-rank (1)- Explore a landmark
B-rank (3)- Scout potential threats
D-rank (1)- Eavesdrop on a conversation
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Sylvanas enters the area known as the Lost Shores from the north of the region, traveling south towards the sea, hoping to find some way of transportation in order to go west. After several more hours of traveling Sylvanas notices building in the distance. Deciding to proceed with care, Sylvanas augments her already sharpened sense of hearing through her sound ninjutsu.

(Ototon: Naiteki Ne no Jutsu) - Sound Release: Inner Sonar Skill
Rank: D
Type: Supplementary
Range: Short-Long
Chakra Cost: 10 (-1 per turn)
Damage Points: N/A
Description: The user will enhance their hearing by infusing his ears with sound chakra. Then, by utilizing chakra and enfacing his lungs, the user will be able to control the frequency and intensity of the sound emitted from his simple breathing. This low frequency, inaudible sound is passively emitted and has no effect other than emerging from him and bouncing off of objects. Using the enhanced hearing, the user is able to know where everything is around them, effectively creating a sonar effect through the rebound and reflection of sound waves. The hearing and the sonar effect is precise enough so that one can effectively use it to substitute one's vision in battle if needed. Despite being very effective, specially if the user has any of his other senses hindered, it also leaves the user vulnerable to sound genjutsu or sound attacks which will be much more drastic in its effects.
Note: Lasts 6 turns

Just on the outskirts of the port, Sylvanas would do the tiger hand seal, bending the light around her and hiding her presence almost completely from everyone but exceptionally perceptive individuals. She would be also careful to make as little sound as possible which came easily to her due to her years of experience in hunting and tracking.


(Meisaigakure no Jutsu) - Hiding with Camouflage Technique
Rank: A
Type: Supplementary
Range: Short
Chakra Cost: 30 (-10 per turn active)
Damage Points: N/A
Description: This is a ninja escape technique that allows the user after performing the Tiger hand seal to control how light is reflected around their body with chakra inflections. The technique also erases the user's scent and shadow, and is usable on any terrain, making it ideal not only for covert maneuvers but also offensive strikes. Perceiving the user's position is possible only for ninja who are astute enough to observe minute variations within their surrounding environment, such as distortions of air currents in the immediate vicinity or distinguishing sounds, i.e. footsteps etc. However, the usefulness of this ability can be entirely negated by those with special vision or sensory skills. The Second Tsuchikage, Mū's mastery of this technique helped earn him the moniker "Non-Person" seemingly having neither form nor chakra while the technique was active. Thus, he could not be sensed through traditional means.
Note: Technique lasts a total of 3 turns

Now Sylvanas after masking her presence as much as she could without hindering her own capababilities, had to make the decision of how to proceed into the the village. Should she go on ground using the alleys between the houses to move or should she take a more sneaky approach by using the rooftops. Both options were viable but each with their risks. She was still detectable by chakra sensory and who knew what other kind of sensory the people here had. She stood and observed. Moving over the rooftops may seem easier and safer but she didn't know what kind of defenses, if any, this outpost had. And people were casually walking down the streets, buying goods from the different shops in the area, walking and chatting. It seemed like a standard by-the-sea port but yet something seemed different then the small villages she had run into before. By further scanning the area from the outskirts she could see a somewhat large flagpost placed on top of the highest building with a sigil on it. Was this some kind of colony?

Her clan had given her the mission to be an ambassador for the Noldor. Could this be a village from the mainlands and a way to fulfill her mission? Possibly. But what if their intensions are unpure and they are actually conquerors who bring terror and bloodshed? She had to find out and investigate.

She moved swiftly into the village with a few graceful steps, still bending the light around her and being undetectable by the untrained eye. She was careful to evade the ocassional passerby, moving slower after having entered the outpost being careful to make as little noise as possible. Her ear caught the word "Nekura" being uttered behind her to the left. Her head immediately jerked to the sound of the mention of the cursed clans name and she halted, almost crashing into a young man walking directly towards her. She quickly sidestepped, their shoulders touching, pushing him a little. The man was stunned and looked around but couldn't see anything because she was camouflaged. The two shinobi turned towards the sounds the man was making and Sylvanas froze, holding her breath and not moving, leaned against a wall behind her. They quickly turned back to their conversation after sending the young man off to continue with his business. She looked at two men, dressed in combat gear speaking. It seemed like they had recently returned to the outpost, their gear still dirty. She focused chakra into her ears and listened.

And they really attacked you?

Yeah, I barely got out of there alive. Damn those Nekura are out of their minds. Did you know that them and a clan east of them were at war? Noldor I believe is the clan. Some weird people they are. Pointy ears and all. All those clans are the same to me, all of them twisted in one way or another. And just when you think that's all of them five new ones appear out of nowhere. Anyways, where was I? Oh right! After barely escaping the two Nekura madmen I went through Leth Nurae. And as I was running for my life I was blinded by a bright flash of light. I couldn't see at a thing. It took me some time to regain my sight and when I did all I found was a half burned boar, almost to the bone. I think it might have been one of those Noldor because I think I caught a glimpse of pointy ears before I got blinded. Who or whatever it was could have killed me and finished the job that the Nekura started.

You are one lucky bastard. Go rest, you deserve a break from all those missions. I'll do the same.

Alright, see you tonight then.

The shinobi departed and Sylvanas stood there, her expression blank but her eyes radiant with anger and a sense of fear of how close she was to encountering Nekura in Leth Nurae. She shook her head quickly putting the thoughts about this aside and focusing on her current task. She stepped away from the wall and continued onwards, deeper into the outpost towards the sea and the port.

It didn't take her long, and she reached the port faster then she expected. She stood between a couple of barrels, watching a tall and rugged man with brown hair standing over some documents and people approaching him from time to time asking for permissions to leave, giving him information on completed missions and other things. Whoever he was, he must have been the one in charge here. Sylvanas stood there, still camouflaged watching what would happen and what the people here were like, also feeling the people around her out with her intent sensing.

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This marks the beginning of my mission with the following elements:
  • Deal with a problem in a tactical manner, instead of through direct confrontation ( 4 )
  • Take responsibility for the actions of your Clan and/or its members ( 4 )
Summary: After returning from his various endeavors outside of the main port leading into the heart of Tobusekai Sado senses an intruder. Not knowing who they are, or what they want with him, or his village he has to handle the situation. For one, he has to deal with the problem, hopefully without violence not wanting to waste the time and effort he has placed into the Lost Shores with a drawn out, or dangerous battle but also he has to take responsibility for what his clan has done here. The fact that they have begun to wash away the damage dealt by the Mother Cult, and try to better Tobusekai, in doing so they may have made enemies. It's going to be a few posts and is meant to be an introduction for -Colbat-'s bio to join the village.
Earlier, you mentioned that I haven't left Sage Mode since I dawned these shores nearly a month ago. Situations like this, are the reason for that. I assume you are unable to sense or perceive them due to not being a chakra sensor huh, Salazzle? We have a spy, technically we have had a spy for a while actually but I left them to their own devices for a bit so they could get an understanding of who we are, and the people around us. I could sense them since they entered our land, you see I know they entered from the north, they traveled through the city, and then right before entering the port, they used a technique. I assume it was a stealth technique since we can't see or hear them. Right now they're hiding behind those barrels over there trying to actively mask their presence. I think they're listening to me right now in fact. I'm actually waiting for them to pick up on it, and leave their hiding position to have a civilized discussion.

Sado continued what he was doing, he could sense the individual the moment their chakra signature entered into his area of perception. This meant that he knew that they were traveling in from the north and that they were taking their time through the city, finally entering the port and waiting near his position. He assumed they were listening and watching him. He showed no fear or hesitation in talking about them as he began to speak to his salamander summon. He even went on to explain where, and how they traveled through the land, being able to remember the path via their chakra sensing.
There wasn't any malice in his tone, it was actually quite plain and open his emotions somehow silenced almost completely due to his Jeet Kune Do training. His mind was clear and perceptive but he was curious as to why they were they, and why they hid their presence. Did they expect to be killed or attacked on sight? Was Tobusekai that precarious of a place where travelers were killing instantly for no transgressions beyond traveling into or through a land? He didn't seem to mind them listening to him but then again he wasn't saying anything that could be used against him.
Salazzle the tiny amphibian resting on his shoulder would pay Sado little mind as he ran his mouth. She knew he wasn't talking to her for her own sake, he was doing it to goad the hidden individual into showing themselves. He wasn't afraid, so she wasn't afraid, even yawning slightly before she began to speak to her summoner.
She eventually began to enunciate, returning Sado's verbose banter pointing out that she didn't really care what he knew. She was just trying to watch the ocean sway, and bask in the sea air. Her tone was sultry and seductive as she brushed off his long-winded and drawn out observations. It did in truth seem like she just wanted to take a break with her summoner.

Look, I don't care what you perceived and what it all means. I'm just trying to enjoy a nice day, the sun is bright, and the sun-beams are excellent on the skin. The sea air is refreshing even if the salty spray has a way of getting into every pore. The big tough, goliath barbarian senses a mouse scurrying through the streets. How does that affect me, the salamander just trying to have a nice day at the beach?

After speaking both of them fell silent waiting on how the person who now knew, that they knew they were there would react. Sado prepared just in case they attacked sensing out their presence and chakra signature as he broke his stoic appearance for a moment to laugh at Salazzle's retort.
Neither gave off a hostile demeanor but there was a seriousness in the goliath man. If he were attacked, he would defend himself but that didn't mean he would make the first move. He didn't see this intruder as an enemy yet, most people could be talked to, negotiated with and swayed to his side.
He had that sort of charismatic voice, and stature that unless a person was completely against working with him he could convince them. At least that's what he believed, knowing he had already done so on several occasions. Sado called out to the person one final time if they hadn't come out of hiding yet. This time with an offer to make their intentions known. His tone wasn't violent or abrasive on the contrary it was welcoming and warm, almost kind in a way.

So, do you want to come out? Or should we wait? I could probably have some food delivered.

Most of it is seafood though. In case you have any allergies. Salazzle loves the shrimp and crayfish.
 

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Earlier, you mentioned that I haven't left Sage Mode since I dawned these shores nearly a month ago. Situations like this, are the reason for that. I assume you are unable to sense or perceive them due to not being a chakra sensor huh, Salazzle? We have a spy, technically we have had a spy for a while actually but I left them to their own devices for a bit so they could get an understanding of who we are, and the people around us. I could sense them since they entered our land, you see I know they entered from the north, they traveled through the city, and then right before entering the port, they used a technique. I assume it was a stealth technique since we can't see or hear them. Right now they're hiding behind those barrels over there trying to actively mask their presence. I think they're listening to me right now in fact. I'm actually waiting for them to pick up on it, and leave their hiding position to have a civilized discussion.

Sado continued what he was doing, he could sense the individual the moment their chakra signature entered into his area of perception. This meant that he knew that they were traveling in from the north and that they were taking their time through the city, finally entering the port and waiting near his position. He assumed they were listening and watching him. He showed no fear or hesitation in talking about them as he began to speak to his salamander summon. He even went on to explain where, and how they traveled through the land, being able to remember the path via their chakra sensing.
There wasn't any malice in his tone, it was actually quite plain and open his emotions somehow silenced almost completely due to his Jeet Kune Do training. His mind was clear and perceptive but he was curious as to why they were they, and why they hid their presence. Did they expect to be killed or attacked on sight? Was Tobusekai that precarious of a place where travelers were killing instantly for no transgressions beyond traveling into or through a land? He didn't seem to mind them listening to him but then again he wasn't saying anything that could be used against him.
Salazzle the tiny amphibian resting on his shoulder would pay Sado little mind as he ran his mouth. She knew he wasn't talking to her for her own sake, he was doing it to goad the hidden individual into showing themselves. He wasn't afraid, so she wasn't afraid, even yawning slightly before she began to speak to her summoner.
She eventually began to enunciate, returning Sado's verbose banter pointing out that she didn't really care what he knew. She was just trying to watch the ocean sway, and bask in the sea air. Her tone was sultry and seductive as she brushed off his long-winded and drawn out observations. It did in truth seem like she just wanted to take a break with her summoner.

Look, I don't care what you perceived and what it all means. I'm just trying to enjoy a nice day, the sun is bright, and the sun-beams are excellent on the skin. The sea air is refreshing even if the salty spray has a way of getting into every pore. The big tough, goliath barbarian senses a mouse scurrying through the streets. How does that affect me, the salamander just trying to have a nice day at the beach?

After speaking both of them fell silent waiting on how the person who now knew, that they knew they were there would react. Sado prepared just in case they attacked sensing out their presence and chakra signature as he broke his stoic appearance for a moment to laugh at Salazzle's retort.
Neither gave off a hostile demeanor but there was a seriousness in the goliath man. If he were attacked, he would defend himself but that didn't mean he would make the first move. He didn't see this intruder as an enemy yet, most people could be talked to, negotiated with and swayed to his side.
He had that sort of charismatic voice, and stature that unless a person was completely against working with him he could convince them. At least that's what he believed, knowing he had already done so on several occasions. Sado called out to the person one final time if they hadn't come out of hiding yet. This time with an offer to make their intentions known. His tone wasn't violent or abrasive on the contrary it was welcoming and warm, almost kind in a way.

So, do you want to come out? Or should we wait? I could probably have some food delivered.

Most of it is seafood though. In case you have any allergies. Salazzle loves the shrimp and crayfish.
This post marks the begining of my mission with the following elements:

B-rank (3): Explore the history of something
A-Rank (4): Meet with a major faction representative
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Sylvanas could hear loud and clear what the tall man said. He knew she was there. He mentioned sage mode? Was that how he was able to sense her? It must have been. He knew she entered the area and that she took her time through the city. She knew her hiding tactics wouldn't prevent chakra sensors from detecting her but she had to hide somehow just in case things didn't go as expected. And then he spoke to Sylvanas directly looking at her. There was no point in hiding anymore. Before releasing her camouflage jutsu she feeled out with her intent sensing towards the man in order to find out whether his intensions were pure or not. She saw that he was careful and ready to defend himself in case she attacked him but he truly didn't want confrontation or mean harm to her. At least not yet.

With a simple command of her mind, her camouflage jutsu dispersed and she stopped bending the light around her. Finally she was visible again. She stepped outside of her hiding spot behind the barrels and approached the man, her bow on her back and her black traveling cloak dirty.

How did you know I was here? You mentioned something called sage mode? And what is a salazzle? her tone was calm. She wasn't afraid but she was careful. She wanted to avoid a fight because she didn't know the strength of this outpost or what they were capable of. Even though she was a capable fighter, she could easily be outnumbered and she learned early in her life not to enter unprepared into a fight.

Who are you? And what is this place? she asked with a calm voice trying not to sound agressive or intrusive. She was merely curious on what kind of place this was and who this mysterious man was.
 

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Oh, I assumed most shinobi knew what Sage Mode was. You see it's a heightened state of mind, and perception you achieve through the careful molding of natural energy, the energy around us everywhere in the ground, the trees, the land and water, and your own chakra. It's nothing special in truth, various members of my village are able to use it. Salazzle is a creature, not a what, she's a living being like you or me. She is the slender purple salamander perched upon my shoulder enjoying the sun, and humidity. Who am I? Now that's a question with an answer so long I couldn't tell you in a day, but what I think you're literally asking is what is my name. It is, Sado Yasutora, and it's nice to meet you, whoever you are. What is this place? Well, what does it look like? It is a port and a city, well the foundation of a city, I understand it was built recently so many in Tobusekai might not know about it yet. This is us, the village of Tsumigakure, trying to put Tobusekai in order for the ones who can't do it themselves. We plan on binding these lands together, under a single banner so that the common people, the people who can't do the things we can, can live in peace without fear of being extorted or abused. Especially by the Mother Cult which apparently is tearing these lands apart leaving nothing but death, rot, and despair in their way. I could go on if you'd like to hear a longer version, but when I start talking, you'll find that it's hard to make me stop. Now, might I ask your name in return?

Sado spoke in a forward tone as if the man had nothing to hide. His tone was open and honest as he continued to explain who he was and why he was here alongside his village. He had no problem going into detail about the ability she asked about. One thing Sado usually was, was honest, he found it easier to just tell the truth than to lie even if it meant spurning someone's feelings.
He could tell the woman wasn't afraid by how she spoke. He listened to her calm tone noting the careful way she approached. To him, she didn't seem aggressive, or hostile. She just seemed curious and careful which he understood. He probably should continue explaining, but he didn't know what else she wanted to know. Nor did he feel the need to overpower and dominate the conversation. He would let the woman speak at her own pace.
His tone was still rather kind and reliable as he went on to ask her if there was anything else she wanted to know. He seemed like he wanted to talk, and he would talk endlessly if the woman let him, but he was also polite. Which in the world like this might come off as strange to those who weren't used to civility. Sado had learned quite early in his travels that diplomacy started with kindness. At least when it came to potential allies and this woman seemed like she could be an ally with the right words and some honesty.

Is there anything else you want to know. I was serious about having food delivered if you're hungry.

By the appearance of your cloak you've been out for a while and may not have eaten recently.


The salamander seemed a bit off-put when Sado referred to her as a creature. Though, she knew Sado didn't exactly consider himself human, in any regard so calling her a creature just meant he sympathized with her. She crawled up the side of Sado's shoulder, neck and head lifting her body and leaning against the right side of Sado's head as he talked to the woman explaining everything to her. She appeared guarded, but pleasant.
 
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Oh, I assumed most shinobi knew what Sage Mode was. You see it's a heightened state of mind, and perception you achieve through the careful molding of natural energy, the energy around us everywhere in the ground, the trees, the land and water, and your own chakra. It's nothing special in truth, various members of my village are able to use it. Salazzle is a creature, not a what, she's a living being like you or me. She is the slender purple salamander perched upon my shoulder enjoying the sun, and humidity. Who am I? Now that's a question with an answer so long I couldn't tell you in a day, but what I think you're literally asking is what is my name. It is, Sado Yasutora, and it's nice to meet you, whoever you are. What is this place? Well, what does it look like? It is a port and a city, well the foundation of a city, I understand it was built recently so many in Tobusekai might not know about it yet. This is us, the village of Tsumigakure, trying to put Tobusekai in order for the ones who can't do it themselves. We plan on binding these lands together, under a single banner so that the common people, the people who can't do the things we can, can live in peace without fear of being extorted or abused. Especially by the Mother Cult which apparently is tearing these lands apart leaving nothing but death, rot, and despair in their way. I could go on if you'd like to hear a longer version, but when I start talking, you'll find that it's hard to make me stop. Now, might I ask your name in return?

Sado spoke in a forward tone as if the man had nothing to hide. His tone was open and honest as he continued to explain who he was and why he was here alongside his village. He had no problem going into detail about the ability she asked about. One thing Sado usually was, was honest, he found it easier to just tell the truth than to lie even if it meant spurning someone's feelings.
He could tell the woman wasn't afraid by how she spoke. He listened to her calm tone noting the careful way she approached. To him, she didn't seem aggressive, or hostile. She just seemed curious and careful which he understood. He probably should continue explaining, but he didn't know what else she wanted to know. Nor did he feel the need to overpower and dominate the conversation. He would let the woman speak at her own pace.
His tone was still rather kind and reliable as he went on to ask her if there was anything else she wanted to know. He seemed like he wanted to talk, and he would talk endlessly if the woman let him, but he was also polite. Which in the world like this might come off as strange to those who weren't used to civility. Sado had learned quite early in his travels that diplomacy started with kindness. At least when it came to potential allies and this woman seemed like she could be an ally with the right words and some honesty.
Is there anything else you want to know. I was serious about having food delivered if you're hungry.

By the appearance of your cloak you've been out for a while and may not have eaten recently.


The salamander seemed a bit off-put when Sado referred to her as a creature. Though, she knew Sado didn't exactly consider himself human, in any regard so calling her a creature just meant he sympathized with her. She crawled up the side of Sado's shoulder, neck and head lifting her body and leaning against the right side of Sado's head as he talked to the woman explaining everything to her. She appeared guarded, but pleasant.
Sylvanas listened carefully to the man noting important things in her mind. Tsumigakure. Mother Cult. She had so many questions but it was interuppted by the rumbling of her stomach after he mentioned food. The tireness of her travelling had finally caught up to her.

Food actually sounds really nice. Oh and it's not that I don't know about sage mode, I just never saw it really.

She then realized she hadn't introduced herself at all to the man.

I haven't really introduced myself. My name is Sylvanas Windrunner, of the Noldor clan. If that means anything to you at all. You are pretty trusting and friendly to a stranger who was hiding and lurking around your village. Why? Can you tell me more about Tsumigakure as well? Are you the absolute leader or how does it work? And you mentioned this Mother Cult?

Sylvanas had heard whispers and rumors in Gondolin of the Mother Cult but was restricted in Gondolin in regards to information since the Noldor kept pretty much to themselves. She was eager to learn more and see what state the continent was in. She wanted to learn all she could about the lands here and the state they were in. She was aware that it wasn't ideal and that Tobusekai was plagued by all kinds of cultists but she wanted to hear and see for herself. But she needed allies. She waited for the man to respond.
 
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Sado would lift his right arm just a bit, as someone who was standing a fair distance away would come over with the usual pad in hand that a waiter would have. It appeared that this wasn't the first time Sado had, had something delivered from the nearby restaurants or bars. In truth, they were technically right across the street from the port, but Sado was a lazy man sometimes.
The attendant stood waiting at his side as Sado said that his friend would like to order some things. He didn't seem hostile toward the person taking the order either instead he appeared polite and calm with them. His tone was kind to everyone, no matter their standing. Salazzle did want him to take a break from everything else, so this is where that thought got him.

My friend Sylvanass Windrunner, of the Noldor clan, would like to make an order.

Again, just put anything on my tab, most of it gets accumulated at the bar across the street anyway.


The person would turn to face the woman, listening to her.

Sado would return to speaking, this was obviously all after Sylvanas has stopped speaking since he had given her enough time to say whatever she wanted. However, before he could speak again he paused for a moment. There was a long silence from him as if he was processing something in his mind. Something so large it took several moments to reconcile. What this was, was actually the information from his seal returning to him.
It had accrued a lot in such little time. He knew several things now, one more about the Mother Cult and what they were doing, two that his secondary personality had taken over that clone, and three they had claimed another landmark and this one was especially odd Sado processed all of that new information before he went on to answer the woman's questions reiterating them, partially for himself, partially for the woman to show he was still paying attention. Even in his absent-minded pause, he appeared attentive.

You've given me no real reason to distrust you, have you Sylvanas? You hid your presence because you didn't want to be attacked on sight. You wanted to gain more information before approaching anyone, again because you didn't want to be attacked on sight. So, I can't fault you for that, nor for traveling through our lands. You didn't know they were claimed, we just recently claimed them and you've been nothing but civil up to this point. Let's say I believe that strangers are just friends you haven't met. Well unless they want to be enemies, but you don't strike me as a person who wants to be my enemy.

His tone was playful but still somehow serious, like someone who had been through many negotiations before. It was as if he knew the line between boring rhetoric and banter and he danced between it as if trying to keep the woman entertained while also laying down the foundation for their alliance. More and more that's where it looked like he was steering this conversation toward some sort of alliance.
Though, he continued, remembering the other questions she had asked him. Tsumigakure. Now that was a loaded question, how much was he willing to tell her really? I mean, shouldn't his village be common knowledge by now? It should have spread even this far, he thought. Though, he was willing to humor her and answer her questions. Especially if that meant he got another new shinobi villager out of it. Those were hard to procure and were a valuable asset to the expansion of his dream.
The tall dark-skinned man rested his right arm upon the table as he pondered over the best way to go about explaining the answers to the questions she asked. There was no real threat in her, that he could see. He didn't see a real reason not to tell her the unabridged version, other than it taking forever. Hell, he'd tell basically anyone and tried to tell the world on multiple occasions.

More about Tsumigakure, well, we're a group of shinobi who started out as a clan. Over time we built up our ranks, took in lands, made them prosperous, helped the people, protected the people, and built a nation on the backs of hard work, time, and respect. Now, we find ourselves on the Lost Shores of Tobusekai as we try to help more individuals extending our reach into the depths of despair to give people the hope needed to survive one more day. We've done many bad things, everyone has, it's why our village is one Hidden in Sin. However, we each want to be better, and to help others be better. I hope that makes sense.

Sado would laugh as he thought about how she asked if he was the "absolute leader."

Absolute leader, not so much. I have a council. They make sure I don't kill myself. Ultimately, the people govern themselves. They set up their own power structure, we make sure it doesn't become corrupt but the common man is who leads their settlements. The bigger village as a whole may be lead by the Kage and the council but I think giving the power to the people, is the best course of action. Otherwise, leadership stagnates, and we end up with piss-poor leaders who rely heavily on the structure to keep their positions.

He would end that and move onto the next question. Another big one, one he had a lot of information about but needed more. He knew about the Mother Cult now. They were fanatics, they caused the Conquerer's End debacle and they believed in a matronly messiah.
There was too much to explain and not enough time so again he'd have to summarize and keep it short. However, there was a shift in tone as he began to speak about the cult. His voice became much darker, and drearier the air felt as if it were sucked from the conversation. The tension becoming more so, as he elaborated upon what he knew bringing all the little details to light. He thought back to those flashes of memories from the seal, that gave him all the information about the Mother Cult.
How his clone fought through cultists, and even some amalgamation of flesh and bone to claim that land. He was also rather good at telling a story and putting a spin on it so it came off darker, and more sinister than even he thought it would. He gave Sylvanas a moment to think and collect her thoughts. He had warned her that once he started talking it was hard to make him stop though.

Well, the Mother Cult, from what I know is a rather dangerous organization. I mean, it has "cult" in the name. You don't exactly hear that and think "Oh they must be a respectable bunch." Though in my short time here I've come up against them a few times. They try to spread their influence west, spreading rot, death, decay, and corpses. They were the lot, that caused the Conquerer's End disaster last year when the dead seemed to rise from their graves to consume and devour the living. To the north-east, and even the north-west in lands we've yet laid claim to they perform blood rituals calling on the "Mother" to give them power. In return for their sacrifices, she gifts them with boons, sometimes warping and twisting them into grotesque monsters. I don't know much about their goals yet, but their methods are deplorable and are now my goal to stop. I also look for the Shogun who Fled. Takauji Ashikaga, I have personal matters with him and now know he is allied with the same Mother Cult, who plagues Tobusekai.
 
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Sado would lift his right arm just a bit, as someone who was standing a fair distance away would come over with the usual pad in hand that a waiter would have. It appeared that this wasn't the first time Sado had, had something delivered from the nearby restaurants or bars. In truth, they were technically right across the street from the port, but Sado was a lazy man sometimes.
The attendant stood waiting at his side as Sado said that his friend would like to order some things. He didn't seem hostile toward the person taking the order either instead he appeared polite and calm with them. His tone was kind to everyone, no matter their standing. Salazzle did want him to take a break from everything else, so this is where that thought got him.

My friend Sylvanass Windrunner, of the Noldor clan, would like to make an order.

Again, just put anything on my tab, most of it gets accumulated at the bar across the street anyway.


The person would turn to face the woman, listening to her.

Sado would return to speaking, this was obviously all after Sylvannas has stopped speaking since he had given her enough time to say whatever she wanted. However, before he could speak again he paused for a moment. There was a long silence from him as if he was processing something in his mind. Something so large it took several moments to reconcile. What this was, was actually the information from his seal returning to him.
It had accrued a lot in such little time. He knew several things now, one more about the Mother Cult and what they were doing, two that his secondary personality had taken over that clone, and three they had claimed another landmark and this one was especially odd Sado processed all of that new information before he went on to answer the woman's questions reiterating them, partially for himself, partially for the woman to show he was still paying attention. Even in his absent-minded pause, he appeared attentive.

You've given me no real reason to distrust you, have you Sylvannas? You hid your presence because you didn't want to be attacked on sight. You wanted to gain more information before approaching anyone, again because you didn't want to be attacked on sight. So, I can't fault you for that, nor for traveling through our lands. You didn't know they were claimed, we just recently claimed them and you've been nothing but civil up to this point. Let's say I believe that strangers are just friends you haven't met. Well unless they want to be enemies, but you don't strike me as a person who wants to be my enemy.

His tone was playful but still somehow serious, like someone who had been through many negotiations before. It was as if he knew the line between boring rhetoric and banter and he danced between it as if trying to keep the woman entertained while also laying down the foundation for their alliance. More and more that's where it looked like he was steering this conversation toward some sort of alliance.
Though, he continued, remembering the other questions she had asked him. Tsumigakure. Now that was a loaded question, how much was he willing to tell her really? I mean, shouldn't his village be common knowledge by now? It should have spread even this far, he thought. Though, he was willing to humor her and answer her questions. Especially if that meant he got another new shinobi villager out of it. Those were hard to procure and were a valuable asset to the expansion of his dream.
The tall dark-skinned man rested his right arm upon the table as he pondered over the best way to go about explaining the answers to the questions she asked. There was no real threat in her, that he could see. He didn't see a real reason not to tell her the unabridged version, other than it taking forever. Hell, he'd tell basically anyone and tried to tell the world on multiple occasions.

More about Tsumigakure, well, we're a group of shinobi who started out as a clan. Over time we built up our ranks, took in lands, made them prosperous, helped the people, protected the people, and built a nation on the backs of hard work, time, and respect. Now, we find ourselves on the Lost Shores of Tobusekai as we try to help more individuals extending our reach into the depths of despair to give people the hope needed to survive one more day. We've done many bad things, everyone has, it's why our village is one Hidden in Sin. However, we each want to be better, and to help others be better. I hope that makes sense.

Sado would laugh as he thought about how she asked if he was the "absolute leader."

Absolute leader, not so much. I have a council. They make sure I don't kill myself. Ultimately, the people govern themselves. They set up their own power structure, we make sure it doesn't become corrupt but the common man is who leads their settlements. The bigger village as a whole may be lead by the Kage and the council but I think giving the power to the people, is the best course of action. Otherwise, leadership stagnates, and we end up with piss-poor leaders who rely heavily on the structure to keep their positions.

He would end that and move onto the next question. Another big one, one he had a lot of information about but needed more. He knew about the Mother Cult now. They were fanatics, they caused the Conquerer's End debacle and they believed in a matronly messiah.
There was too much to explain and not enough time so again he'd have to summarize and keep it short. However, there was a shift in tone as he began to speak about the cult. His voice became much darker, and drearier the air felt as if it were sucked from the conversation. The tension becoming more so, as he elaborated upon what he knew bringing all the little details to light. He thought back to those flashes of memories from the seal, that gave him all the information about the Mother Cult.
How his clone fought through cultists, and even some amalgamation of flesh and bone to claim that land. He was also rather good at telling a story and putting a spin on it so it came off darker, and more sinister than even he thought it would. He gave Sylvannas a moment to think and collect her thoughts. He had warned her that once he started talking it was hard to make him stop though.

Well, the Mother Cult, from what I know is a rather dangerous organization. I mean, it has "cult" in the name. You don't exactly hear that and think "Oh they must be a respectable bunch." Though in my short time here I've come up against them a few times. They try to spread their influence west, spreading rot, death, decay, and corpses. They were the lot, that caused the Conquerer's End disaster last year when the dead seemed to rise from their graves to consume and devour the living. To the north-east, and even the north-west in lands we've yet laid claim to they perform blood rituals calling on the "Mother" to give them power. In return for their sacrifices, she gifts them with boons, sometimes warping and twisting them into grotesque monsters. I don't know much about their goals yet, but their methods are deplorable and are now my goal to stop. I also look for the Shogun who Fled. Takauji Ashikaga, I have personal matters with him and now know he is allied with the same Mother Cult, who plagues Tobusekai.
Sylvanas watched as he called the attendant over and noticed how nicely he spoke to him. Was this genuine? She didn't sense anything unpure or any bad intent in the man as he spoke. The waiter then turned to her waiting for her order.

Anything will do. Nothing fancy, just something to keep my energy up. Thank you.

She then turned to Sado, thanking him for treating her the meal. She then attentively listened to everything he said, answering all her questions patiently. Though before Sado started speaking she noticed the slight pause he made, as if his mind was somewhere else for a brief moment. She acted as if she didn't notice but had no idea what was actually going on in his mind.

After Sado had stopped speaking she took a little while to process all the information and remember it. First she replied to his statement about her hiding herself and not wanting to be their enemy.


You are right about the part why I concealed myself, but it wasn't of much use. With all the evil plaguing these lands you can't be too careful. I'm looking for a lot of things but enemies aren't on that list. As a matter of fact I am on a mission my clan assigned me to. I am to be the ambassador of the Noldor clan, their voice in the world. And what brought me here was to find out more about your village and it's history and see whether I can affiliate myself with it.

She noticed through his mannerisms and tone that he was testing her out, trying to get a feel for her. She was almost certain that he would ask her to join his cause if she passed his test. But she was testing him as well. She then listened to his explanation of the village structure and the leadership hierarchy and she was satisfied with the way things were run in Tsumigakure. It was obvious that Sado still had the final say but he wasn't pushy towards his folk and he only provided them safety and protection.

He then spoke about the history of the village, how it came to be and what their purpose was. She thought it was a bit ironic, them helping people but doing bad things in order to achieve good.


What is bad and what is good is highly subjective. Violence is always bad but sometimes it is the only way. And if it is for a good cause like helping a land heal and allowing people to live their normal lives, then that is something to respect. We all have our sins.

She then allowed him to continue on answering her further questions. The last one was about the Mother cult she had heard whispers of but her knowledge on it was very vague. She had noticed the change of tone in his voice and demeanor. She soaked in every word of his about the cult, feeling a wave of anger as he described all the things they have done. She thought back to her travels through the lands and remembered seeing all the horrors that plagued these lands. So the Mother Cult was behind all of that. She collected all her thoughts and processed all the information she had recieved from Sado. He seemed like a decent enough man who was genuinely trying to help everyone around him even at the expense of his own health and well being. Just as she was about to say something, her food had arrived, a nice little arrangement of seafood with some vegetables and bread. She thanked the waiter and placed the food on a barrel. She then turned to Sado again.

You seem like a good person Sado. I respect your cause and actions. Do you have space to take in another person willing to help you in your fight against evil? It may be my clans inherent nature to fight all things unpure and I sense no ill intent in you. You have your darkness, as we all do but you are a good man. Would you be willing to take my aid in cleansing these troubled lands?

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I told you, strangers are just friends you haven't met.

He would smile at the woman, giving her time to eat.

Well, we have more than enough room, and we could always use help.

Salazzle, the slim salamander would speak in a jovial tone.

Yeah, this one has been working himself ragged trying to keep up with the cult activities.

Sado would continue asking what the woman would prefer to do.

What would you like to be doing? I'm sure we could find a place where you could do the activities you favor.

He found that asking people directly what they liked doing usually got them into the most productive positions.
 

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I told you, strangers are just friends you haven't met.

He would smile at the woman, giving her time to eat.

Well, we have more than enough room, and we could always use help.

Salazzle, the slim salamander would speak in a jovial tone.

Yeah, this one has been working himself ragged trying to keep up with the cult activities.

Sado would continue asking what the woman would prefer to do.

What would you like to be doing? I'm sure we could find a place where you could do the activities you favor.

He found that asking people directly what they liked doing usually got them into the most productive positions.
Sorry for the wait, had some RL stuff.

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Well it depends on what you need. I'm a decent tracker, and an okay fighter. What is the biggest priority for the village right now?
 
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Sorry for the wait, had some RL stuff.

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Well it depends on what you need. I'm a decent tracker, and an okay fighter. What is the biggest priority for the village right now?
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Description and Background: The pill at it's base is mostly a mass of mitogens suspended in a concentrated medium of senjutsu chakra and natural energy that when consumed begins to breakdown and move throughout the body activating and signaling proto-oncogenes to ramp up cell growth exponentially. The proto-onogenes along with the body itself begin using the senjutsu chakra and natural energy as a fuel source to expedite this process. It completely turns off tumor suppressors as every cell in the body begins to rapidly and nearly uncontrollably go through mitosis converting the new cells at the site of the wound, wounds, or missing appendages to blastema. Blastema are masses of cells capable of growth and regeneration into organs or body parts, these blastema begin to form all throughout the body almost like tumors which would usually impede natural function but through the senjutsu chakra and natural energy fuel they are quickly converted into new cells rebuilding the body at a rapid pace becoming whatever new cell the body needs. These blastema can replace organs, bones, blood, muscles, nerves and any other bodily form however they are unable to repair fatal damage such as spinal column destruction, as well as severe damage to the brain or heart. However limbs can be regrown and organs excluding the heart, brain, spinal column and central nervous system can be rebuilt. The healing effects of the pill only last a single turn and will heal the user back to one hundred percent of their health pool dependent upon the state of their body in that specific turn.

In essence they can become any form of tissue or structure for the body including muscle tissue, bone tissue, organ tissue, Endothelial cells, nerves, tendons, brain tissue etcetera, and form rapidly almost like a cancer spreading throughout the body causing the consumers skin to flake and tear as if sickly almost as if they were in the late stages of cancer. These proto-oncogenes eventually convert to oncogenes and ramp up the production of mutated cells even further creating some pain but this pain is a signal that allows the consumer to know the process is halfway complete as their body is now littered with masses of blastema that are breaking down and transforming into new cells rebuilding the body through a genetic sense memory like that of the Axolotl who can rebuild organs, limbs and even brain tissue multiple times throughout their life. After this pain sets in the body begins using the senjutsu chakra and natural energy to fuel histiocytes which are large somatic cells found in stationary form in the tissues or as a mobile white blood cell, especially at sites of infection. These begin to consume and dispose of any tissue that is no longer needed converting it back, excess flesh, bone, and sinew are disposed of as the last few stages of the process begin. These histiocytes work with anti-bodies like a clean-up crew after the healing has taken place. These anti-bodies and histiocytes actively seek out the oncogenes consuming them directly. This entire process takes place over the course of a single turn.

The senjutsu chakra and natural energy has it's own effect separate from the bodily reactions brought on by the mitogens. They allow the user to instantly enter any form of Sage Mode they know as their body is flooded with this foreign energy no longer needing to wait a full turn to gather the natural energy required. Due to the spike in foreign energy most genjutsu are broken after taking this excluding MS grade or above, upon activation the user is granted 10% of their chakra as senjutsu chakra through this method the rest is consumed by the mentioned processes. This includes everything from E to Forbidden rank as well as elemental genjutsu and other types lower than MS grade. If this pill is taken while already in Sage Mode it grants the user 30% of their chakra as senjutsu chakra per pill consumed. However only a single pill can be taken per turn, with a maximum of two per individual battle. They cannot be taken within a two turn period of each other. The senjutsu chakra and natural energy also has the added effect of overcharging the entire body on a cellular level pushing any foreign material from the body this includes poisons, toxins, pathogenic matter and any harmful substance. These substances will be nullified and excreted from the body as sweat rapidly. This is due in part to the natural energy and senjutsu chakra's natural healing and rejuvenative properties but also because the metabolism of the consumer is overcharged to a point where these things are unable to remain in the body.

Description of Side Effects: The side effects mainly revolve around the pain created by the process taijutsu falters as the consumers muscles feel sore, and tense. He takes an extra twenty damage from taijutsu techniques or blunt force trauma after the medicine has worn off this lasts for two turns. The consumer is unable to use a KG or HA the turn after consuming the medicine as the cells themselves go through a state of flux where old cells are replaced. Taking one pill doesn't cause too many problems outside of the pain but taking a second does. The body won't be able to handle the clean up and disposal of the excess cells created by the second pill so the body will heal but the cells will not be disposed of thus they are left riddled with small blastema that will need to be healed later. These blastema will not be life threatening and are mostly an annoyance but will cause the consumer to be very susceptible to taijutsu and blunt force trauma taking an additional thirty damage until the blastema are healed. At this point the blastema are pretty much just scar-tissue annoying but no where near harmful however due to these blastema the user is unable to use any KG abilities, or any advanced ninjutsu including, Rain Release, Fuuinjutsu, or Hidden Abilities for two turns or until healed.

The side effects of the natural energy and senjutsu chakra are separate from the above mentioned side effects. If used to instigate a form of Sage Mode the body will be exhausted upon the deactivation of Sage Mode unable to use any KG abilities, or any advanced ninjutsu including Rain Release, Fuuinjutsu, or Hidden Abilities for two turns after Sage Mode has ended. The user spends an additional 10 chakra points per turn to sustain Sage Mode if taken to activate Sage Mode. If the user takes a second pill this 10 chakra points is doubled to 20 additional chakra points to sustain Sage Mode if used to activate Sage Mode. If taken by someone who hasn't trained with Natural Energy it'll instantly and uncontrollably turn them to stone. This training doesn't require being trained in Sage Mode just a form of natural energy or senjutsu usage.

Note: It's been over a week since my last Weapon X, so this doesn't even count as a second use since I regained a usage since the last time.
Sado would consume one of his Weapon X medicines realizing he was about to leave Sage Mode as he thought over what Sylvannas had asked him. The biggest priority right now seemed to be one of security from the Mother Cult, he needed to get the rest of his shinobi together and protect the western portion of Tobusekai from the eastern spread of the Mother Cult.
If he could get Sylvannas to begin that process that maybe they could defend this place like he did Shinramoto, that small scale taste of warfare was what prepared him for this. Honestly, without that, he probably wouldn't know what to do here on the shores of Tobusekai. He exhaled after a pause as if he was thinking over how to explain this whole thought. Sado extended his hand into his pouch and dug through his various tools as he gripped an old piece of worn out parchment. As he unrolled it upon the table before Sylvannas if she were watching she would see an inky black mass take the form of the Lost Shores.
That wasn't the end of it though, as the mass of ink formed into the landmass showing the topography, the buildings and the structure if she paid close attention she would notice hundreds if not a thousand or though footprints begin to form. They would move through the landmark showing the position of everyone in the Lost Shores.
Next to a few of the trails of footprints were their names, Sado Yasutora, Sylvanas Windrunner, Salazzle, Korra, along with a few more names that Sado knew. The map seemed to be intrinsically linked to the area, giving an intuitive understanding of the lands.

The biggest priority right now should be security and safety. We're in a lawless, chaotic place, these people that surround us. They rely on us, our strength, our determination and our tactics to keep them alive, happy and safe. This Mother Cult, they threaten that sanctuary and each hour the peril grows. In the end, I know, more than any they will try to engulf these areas their aim will be to lead another westward expansion. I've seen it once already. The Shogun taught me, that these creatures, these greedy beasts will devour everything just to reign over the ashes of the dead. All we can do is prepare.

Sado thought back to the Battle of Shinramoto. That was another time where no matter what he did he knew an incursion was imminent from his enemies. This scenario was just like that but on a grander scale. A more massive, all-encompassing scale that was one landmass, on defendable point. This was several lands spread out over an entire continent and the Mother Cult used the dead as pawns.
This wouldn't be an easy thing, nor would Tsumigakure come away from this unfettered. They had pinned the Mother Cult down, and they had segregated them to one stretch of land to the east. They had to box them in further. They had to trap them, force them onto the defense. They were used to being the ones in control Sado couldn't allow that. His only choice was to overwhelm them.

( Marauders no Chizu ) - Marauder's Map
Type: Artifact
Rank: C
Range: Short - Long
Chakra: N/A ( 5 per turn when used )
Damage: N/A
Description: The Marauder's Map is a special map crafted in a joint effort by the best artisans of the Freehold and the Black Ones Intelligence Division many years before their downfall. This map is the weakest one in a lost set of maps gifted to Black Ones depending heavily on their rank and skill in the Freehold there may be stronger and more detailed maps out in the world lost to time or they may have all been destroyed leaving only the weakest variation. This is just a remnant of a once strong military powerhouse. It was crafted with sheets of the finest paper in the empire and infused with special ink from one of the best Ink Ninjutsu users of the Freehold. The map is said to be one of the cornerstones of Hangurian War allowing the commander who held the map to know, monitor and predict the positions and placements of both their own troops and the troops of their enemies. This is done by the self sustained map which grants the holder the ability to see the foot steps of anyone inside the landmark they are are currently in. This is done by the special chakra reactive ink which will move in tandem with the movement of the people in the landmark creating a rudimentary guide of where each person in the landmark is and how they are moving. The area of the map additionally changes with whatever landmark the user finds themselves in thus allowing for an in depth understanding over the position of others and of natural landmasses. If the wielder of the map knows the name of the person the ink corresponds to they will see the name next to their footprints if they do not know their name they will only see the footprints. This made it easy for Hangurian Black Ones to shift the tides of war and surprise their enemies allowing them to take over a large swath of the Ninja World in their prime. The artifact does not require Ink Ninjutsu to use as the Ink is a self sustained substance that feeds upon trace amounts of the wielder's chakra to tune itself to the chakra signatures found in a landmark.

Sado's Chakra
2900 x .3 ( Weapon X ) = 870
2900 - 870 ( Weapon X ) = 2030
Remaining chakra:
2030
Senjutsu chakra:
67 - 50 ( Maintain + missed turns ) = 17
Remaining Senjutsu chakra:
17 + 870 ( Weapon X ) = 887
887 - 5 ( Marauder's Map ) = 882
There are several landmasses around here, that create a natural land barrier between the Mother Cult and the west. We need to exploit that. The first thing I think we could do is build a massive defendable wall along the entirety of this continent stretching from the southernmost point to the northernmost point. So basically from here in the Lost Shores, up across the Dead Marshes, around the Battlements, through Sentinel's Stand and finally ending at the feet of Hagoromo's Last Hearth. By doing this we can split the land giving ourselves a series of defendable strategic positions. Heh, this was so much easier when it was one landmass in the sticks of the Tea Peninsula. Now we play a dangerous game, on the scale of a continent. I can't risk these people's lives, the way the Witchwood company has, nor can I defend them single-handedly. If you could build at least a portion of this defensive barrier, that would take some of the stress off of me.

How does that sound for now? Give you a chance to stretch your legs, and prove yourself.


Sado pulled out a piece of paper, and in a freehand manner drew out crude and rudimentary blueprints and instructions on where to and how to build a defensive wall here in the Lost Shores. It was a start at least and could be increased to span the area he talked about previously. In a way, he was seeing what Sylvanas would be willing to do.

I could probably send you out into the more dangerous areas to fight off the expanding cult if this goes well.
Another Brick in the Wall
Players Involved:
-Colbalt-
Rank: B
Description: You've been conscripted to create a series of walls in the Lost Shores ( 239 ) to create a defense against the possible incursion of the Mother Cult. The defense needs to be strong enough to hold off a considerable army of cultists, undead, and necromancers needed to be at least S rank in power. You are able to create multiple layers to increase the durability of the defense if you so choose or use various other empowerments or elements to increase the potency and strength of the defense.
 
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This post marks the start of a mission.

Take The Power Back
Players involved:
Anyone
Rank: A
Description: Your mission is a simple one, though may be dangerous. Claim land in Tobusekai. By any means necessary. Spread the name of Tsumigakure, and take what belongs to us. To pass this mission you will need to face some form of violent resistance be it bandits, undead, or other beasts. You are to clear out a landmark and claim it for Tsumigakure.
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After resting for a little bit the clone of Korra grabs some stuff and heads out to Heroes’ Rest to claim the land in the name of the Sin village.

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Travel Log
Starting at 239 at 5:31 PM EST
239 > 237 5:31-6:31 PM EST
237 > 232 6:31-7:31 PM EST
232 > 228 7:31-8:31 PM EST
Arrive at 228 at 8:31 PM EST
 

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The clone arrived back from claiming lands and collecting allies. The two religious refugees sought shelter in a nearby inn while Doombringer himself sought out Sado directly. It was time they had a discussion about what to do with the seal that had been driving a wedge between the two personalities causing them to fight over dominion over the shared mindscape.
Doombringer had a proposition. One that allowed them both a level of freedom not held before. As Doombringer approached Sado pushed his chair out, standing to intercept him. He had only ever had trouble dealing with his secondary personality it was his base desires given life, all of his anger, hate, and apathy. The clone, Doombringer was quick to lift his hands up, as a show of non-aggression deliberately slowing his movements. To others, this could and probably did seem to be a strange occurrence.
Sado seemed to calm slightly as he exhaled, he could have dispersed the clone at any point but he felt that would only cause more animosity. The fact that the two individuals shared one mind, and one body made dealing with his secondary personality more confusing.
He thought the seal would be the end of it, he truly believed that he could lock it away and use it as a tool in moments when he didn't have the courage to do the atrocious deeds he used it for. However, it hit him square in the face that that assumption was wrong. The clone spoke with a tone that denoted there was more to his words.

I'm here to talk, I'm tired of being stuck behind that seal, and I'd rather work with you, than against you. I've brought refugees, I even brought samples of a mutagenic ichor and animals affected by it back as a show of peace. I come with a deal, an olive branch of peace, and a bargain, a compromise of sorts. Allow me the freedom of using this clone body, and loosen the seal so I have more freedom and I'll follow your orders working with you instead of against you. I'll help build the empire you envision instead of burning it to the ground. It's as they say, two heads are better than one.

Sado slumped into his chair thinking over the offer. It was beneficial to him, and the Resonance seal had already shown that it wasn't a foolproof method. This compromise may have been the best course of action. If he could turn those aggressive parts of himself, against the Mother Cult.
Just maybe he could actually protect his village and even Tobusekai as a whole. What was the alternative? He could retrap the personality and wait until it bursts forth from the seal ready to wreak havoc on everything he had done.

I accept. Now go north, and reinforce our borders. Build a defensive wall in the Dead Marshes.

That'll be the first steps to build trust between us. Maybe that'll prove your intentions.


The clone grinned deviously as he nodded and moved northward away from the Lost Shores.

He had gotten what he wanted, freedom, and that was enough for now. Sado wasn't sure though.
Sado's Chakra
2030 + 435 ( Chakra regen ) = 2465
Remaining chakra:
2465
Senjutsu chakra:
882 - 10 ( Sage Mode Maintain ) = 872
Remaining Senjutsu chakra:
872

Clone 1 | Doombringer
Chakra:

1582
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Sado began to tap his fingers upon the table as he grew bored and distracted. After a moment he began to speak.

Actually, I'm kind of bored sitting around. I'll handle the defense. You said you're good with fighting.

Go out and cause trouble for the Mother Cult. Keep them busy for a while? Does that sound more your speed?


It seemed that he had a plan now for the defense, one that would be best completed by him.
Cult of Personality
Players Involved:
-Colbalt-
Rank: S
Description: Track down and take out several high ranking members of the Mother Cult. Your mission is to fight three strong individuals to distract and disrupt the activities of the Mother Cult. You can find landmarks of interest to the east of the Lost Shores. Bring back any relevant information you obtain.
He set his new ally Sylvanas up with a new mission, one more tailored to her abilities as he left a scroll upon the table. He would look around the Lost Shores getting a feeling for the place as he walked eastward toward the Mother Cult's lands. As he reached the border between his own capital here in Tobusekai and the Mother Cult's lands to the east he paused for a while.
 
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Sado would wave Korra over.

Korra, I need your help with something.

He would then explain what he wanted from her.

I want you to use the chakra transfer technique to increase the strength of the defense I want to build.

Think you can do that for me?
 

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Sure can after this I'm poofing away!

Korra would walk behind Sado and channel chakra into him while he creates his jutsu to increase the power of the defense he wanted to make.

(Chakra Tensõ no Jutsu) Chakra Transfer Technique
Type: Supplementary
Rank: N/A
Range: Short
Chakra: N/A (same as the amount transferred) 20
Damage: N/A
Description:
This is an advanced ability that ninjas with great chakra control can learn to use and that Bijuu possess innately. The user will release his or hers unmolded chakra onto another ninja, effectively transferring it. The technique has many uses, from restoring an allies chakra to releasing him from a Genjutsu or simply to give him more chakra to mold, allowing him to drastically boost the power of a technique. Tsunade could even use this technique, together with her Creation Rebirth technique to, in conjunction with her summon Katsuyu, heal multiple people at the same time during Pain's attack on Konohagakure. If used to power the use of a technique, the recipient of the chakra can boost one technique by adding +20 chakra to it which increases its damage by +40. To do this, the recipient must mold the technique while the user of Chakra Tenso no Jutsu is transferring chakra into him, meaning that both the transfer and the technique must be done at the same time. The transfer can only be done with direct contact between user and target and restores the targets chakra by up to 100 points per turn. The technique can even be used by ninjas with natural energy passively coursing through their chakra flows, as a medical ninja's near perfect chakra control enables them to filter the unwanted and sometimes harmful energy from entering the recipients chakra system.
Note: Only usable by bios with great chakra control (NB Medical Ninjas, Hyuuga bios, Canon Medical Ninjas). Bios seen using it in the manga can also use it.
Note: Cannot be used to power the users own techniques.
Note: Usable 3 times per battle.
 

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This marks the beginning of my mission with the following elements:
  • Prepare one of the landmarks you own for immediate or future attacks
Summary: Been building up the defenses of the village's Tobusekai landmarks for when the Mother Cult counter attacks.

Probably going to be three posts.
Sado paused for a moment taking a deep breath in as the chakra flowed through his body reinforcing his natural flow of chakra. He gradually began to mold the chakra forming the needed seals, trying to harness the excess chakra and put it to good use. Funneling it into the combination technique he could tell it was more powerful than what he could have accomplished on his own.
The ground around him rose up around him moving forward coalescing into an animalistic golem, it stood about fifteen meters tall high above the two people who stood before it. As the golem formed from the earth below Sado he did two things at the same time. First, he reinforced it with fire coupling the effect and empowering the golem making it neutral to all other elemental releases as he forced a copious amount of Yang energy into and through the golem.
The wisps of white energy swirled around the creature as it began to move on its own without input from Sado. This brought the golem to life, giving it it's own thinking, feeling, mind giving it natural sentience. It stood there waiting for a command from its creator looking out over the ground back toward the city it was meant to protect. The next question he asked was weird, it was hard to tell if he was asking Korra if she could use the chakra transfer technique again, or if he was asking his own body if it could handle itself.

( Doton/Katon: Saruiwa ) - Earth/Fire Release: Monkey Rock
Type: Supplementary/Offensive
Rank: S
Range: Short
Chakra: 40
Damage: 80 ( +20 Sage Mode ) ( +40 Chakra Transfer ) = 140
Description: This technique creates a giant stone monkey by accumulating surrounding ground and shaping it into the animal, which is then reinforced with fire. Unlike the Great Stone Golem, the user doesnt have to continuously fuel the technique with their chakra. While the height of the monkey can reach up to 30m, it has a capacity for moving quite fast that belies its hulking stature.
Note: Due to being a dual elemental technique, the user can only use one other jutsu that turn.
Note: This technique does not have any basic elemental weakness.
(Yoton: Jigoku ni henkō) - Yang Release: Change into Hell
Type: Supplementary
Rank: S-Rank
Range: Short
Chakra cost: N/A (+50, -10 per turn)
Damage points: N/A
Description: The user is able to use his Yang nature to embue life into an elemental technique, creating a Yang/Element sentient entity that will stay on the field to aid him. The only limit is the size of the technique originally used as an elemental source as the resulting entity will always be half the size. This entity can be interacted with, can act on its own and is made of the element sourced, with all its properties intact. Its strength is based on the original elemental technique used as a source. This doesn't consume time since its actually a skill applied to a technique used at the same time.
Note: Usable 3 times per battle and up to 6 times per event to create one entity with up to 300 chakra points that is able to use jutsu from the source it was created from.
Note: Yang Release masters can apply this technique to advanced fields and CE and advanced elements.

Sado's Chakra
2900
Remaining chakra:
2900
Senjutsu chakra:
872 - 30 ( Sage Mode Maintain ) = 842
842 - 40 ( Monkey Rock ) = 802
802 - 50 ( Change into Hell ) = 752
Remaining Senjutsu chakra:
752
Sado's senjutsu chakra stored in Sage Release seal: 862

Monkey Rock 1's chakra:
300
Think you can do that one more time?

The goliath was breathing heavily, it appeared that breathing life into techniques via that ability was taxing. As if he were giving away apart of his own life to sustain the technique past its normal capacities. However, it seemed like he wanted to do it again, thinking that one golem wasn't enough. He was already thinking about how he needed to create a second one so they could work in tandem fighting off any chance at incursion from he cultists. He saw first hand they could be dangerous when they worked together.
Sado had fallen to one knee while concentrating on the molding of the Yang energy, the natural energy and the excess chakra pumped through his body through the chakra transfer technique. It had been a lot just to maintain and channel those multiple streams of chakra into the single technique. He was obviously unable to do anything else for a few moments.
He lifted his hands brushing the dust and dirt off of his coat and clothes cracking his knuckles and preparing himself to do that a second time. He stood lethargically, his head hanging slightly, waiting for Korra as he envisioned a series of defenses.
 
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