WhyTitle: WhyWhy by marohi
Date Published: 23-April
"Why" is perhaps a good word to describe his unsaid comment. But remained unsaid and would never be spoken. Things were seldom simple, as far as life went. Year after year, it only became more complex. A childish question of "why" would only bring more questions, rather than the simple answer he sought.
He gazed back to the hill. Row after row of gnarled stumps, standing like tombstones under the hot sun. Cool rain would never wash between the leaves again, nor fog curl like a lazy cat between the trunks, nor water glisten on ripening apples. No more diamond veil spider webs in the morning.
There were never simple answers, only complex questions that would go without answer.
AwkwardTitle: AwkwardAwkward by marohi
Date Published: 22-February
Characters: Neji, Tenten
I'm sorry, but I can't answer you.
"Earth to Neji! Anyone home?"
"Sorry, I'm just tired." As I say that, she rolls her eyes, faintly pouting.
"That's alright," Now a coy, flirtatious smile. She brushes a suggestive finger down my arm, raising gooseflesh and an involuntary shiver. "So how do you like it?"
I can't tell you that either. I'm not even sure myself.
Putting on the ANBU mask was awkward. Not so much as actually putting it on, but the ramifications of wearing it . . . was awkward.
If the ability to completely erase emotions was a sign of a true shinobi, then this was taking it to another level. As an ANBU, you were erasing yourself. From the gloves to a jutsu to erase your scent, everything was planned so you left every trace of your identity behind.
From the moment that mas
TaijutsuTitle: Shard #2 -- TaijutsuTaijutsu by marohi
Date Published: 06-November-2006
Characters: Lee, Neji, Tenten
Neji seemed to be feeling particularly vicious today. While he wasn't attacking Lee's chakra points, he was aiming for every pressure point that produced the most pain.
An upward palm thrust. Lee swung his arm up, twisting his forearm at the same time, angling the strike harmlessly away.
'Nice block, Lee.' Tenten thought, 'Though he would have been in trouble… no, he's in trouble right now.' She realized as Neji sank his fingers into the pressure point near Lee's elbow, compacting the ulnar nerve against the bone. He spun, whipping his leg in a nearly boneless movement to drive his heel into another pressure point in his shoulder. She suppressed a grimace by choosing to sigh instead. Gashing his arm open with a kunai would have been kinder; less painful too.
Lee yelped, skipped back a couple steps, and gripped his shoulder. She coul
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