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> Lost Knowledge, [C-Ranked Mission]
ZacDesu
 Posted: Mar 7 2018, 05:35 AM
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Details: After studying deep into the village library, a location from a long ago era has been uncovered. A tower from the time of the Sage of the Second Dawn is within reach, the only issue is it's been abandoned ever since, but the chance to learn still holds sway. A grand expedition for the tower is setting out from the village and by pulling enough strings from every angle a chance to join has opened. Combat is possible, even demon confrontation, but this tower is lost to the ages so very few hang around even high ranked or legendary Akuma have moved on from this human structure.

Objectives:
-Infiltrate the tower
-Acquire target information
-Get out

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Lapis Uchiha
Mai Aburame


And the mission was a go. Chouten Akimichi, the leader of Akarigakure, sent Lapis of the Uchiha and Mai of the Aburame towards a long lost ruin that possibly held within several artifacts and books from the Second Dawn era. Information about this mission was spread out to several researchers as well as Shinobi who wanted to learn. Because of its location, they needed to heed caution: the ruin was most likely located on the other side of the mountain range of Kawagakure. Because of its location, there haven't been any reports of shinobi near or around that area so there was a good possibility that it was left abandoned since.

A group of ten researchers relatively skilled in history, chakra, as well as jutsu gathered at the entrance of Akarigakure. They were most definitely not on par of the regular chuunin however; they could be at a level of a really strong Academy Student at best. Alongside these people were two of the genin rank and the two RPCs. It was about ten in the morning when they were supposed to head out towards the ruins. Will Lapis and Mai be there in time?

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Uchiha Lapis
 Posted: Mar 7 2018, 06:12 AM
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Punctual, proper, and just all around outstanding. It was in Lapis to be a shining example of what others could aspire to become, but if only he worked on his people skills as much. He arrived with everyone else and stood with a posture of high society, not looking at all out of place, he definitely belonged among this sort of crowd. The only thing that stood out was his size, age, that sort of trivial stuff. He didn't get into conversations with anyone off the bat, if they wanted to compare notes he'd respond but that was about it.

People like this....how much do they actually know.....I wonder if they match my knowledge....

He'd simply wait this out for their departure, his Sharingan was already active, but to conserve chakra he kept his eyes closed. No sight no drain. He wondered many things, his partner for this mission wasn't one of them, however. He'd heard there was someone from the Aburame clan showing up, that clan of bug users, could be useful when searching long ranges. His mind was more focused on his destination, this Lost Tower, it had his full attention and he wanted to learn whatever it had. No one would get in his way, not even this group, or the village.

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"Late, oh my, I'm so late, please still be there!!"

Indeed the young girl Mai was really late, probably thirty minutes or more late, she got so excited she lost track of time in her packing for the road. Her bugs were tightly part of her like her butterflies acting as bows in her hair while the rest were tucked deep out of sight. This mission was a big deal and just just because of the objective but....

"Wait for me please....Lapis-kun.....please don't leave without me!!!"

She ran as fast as she could but it wasn't that fast, her speed was lacking quite a bit but eventually she arrived and reported for duty to whoever was in charge. And then she noticed him. Standing all confident and composed was Lapis of the Uchiha clan. She felt completely ecstatic over him being with her. Somewhere there was an Okuma-kun absolutely relieved he was being left alone...or dealing with his own issues while the twin was away.

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OOC: I deeply apologize. I didn't realize this mission was active. I'm posting right now! Forgive me >_<!!

Lapis would get idle glances in his direction as the short boy 'stood out' from the crowd around him. And by stood out, the NPCer meant that the smol Uchiha was shorter than everyone present. With the group of researchers were several horses that pulled various sized carriages for resting, storage, and other things like food, drinks, and empty scrolls. Weapons were scattered in each carriage just in case they needed to fight off bandits or other various beasts. However, they were ill-equipped for any Akuma and would need to plan their passageway towards the ruins accordingly.

Unfortunately for Mai, the entire group had already begun moving ten minutes before she arrived at the meet up point. The group of researchers alongside Lapis Uchiha were out of the village and travelling towards the ruins that were several thousand kilometers. Rather than go out into open land and into the desert, the group had followed the river path westwards towards the mountains. There, they would travel northward alongside the base of the mountain range towards the ruins that held unknown secrets.

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 Posted: Mar 18 2018, 06:51 AM
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OOC: Chill it's okay I've been swamped with work anyway http://files.b1.jcink.com/html/emoticons/cool.gif

IC: The many eyes that glared him down, glancing at the small boy, Lapis noticed none of them. He kept his eyes shut, partly due to his Sharingan but mostly because he had nothing to concern himself with, least of all fools like this who judged a child among their group of failures. People who had to enlist Genin have nobody to judge but themselves.....

Honestly...the gal of these fools...no matter, I will just have to teach them how inadequate they truly are.

He kept to himself as he planned, not staying to the front, not in the back, nor even in the middle. He sort of stuck to the foremost section but still isolated from the group, in a way he'd seem like someone not with them, just trying to pass the group. Given his stature, it gave him a better chance to spot trouble before it spotted him. If he caught it first before it caught the group then that would be fine too, however, Lapis knew his task was not to play shield but for retrieval. To him they were just trap fodder, getting him past all the hurdles. He knew what this mission was about and the mission comes first.

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 Posted: Mar 18 2018, 06:58 AM
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One of those anime faces, one where the girl realizes her mistake, is shocked into reality, that was what Mai wore. Her eyes wide and blank, her mouth ajar, and her shoulders stiff she screamed at the top of her lungs as she sped off towards the group. Luckily for them the trail left by so many would be easy enough to follow and even easier to spot when she got close enough.

There wasn't much she could do, her precious Lapis-senpai was far from her reach and the mission was practically already under way. She has to hurry, as her little friends desperately held onto her hair, she made a straight dash out into the wide open world for the first time in her life. Scared as she was to be away from the village, she was far more terrified of ending up attacked or dead by whatever all alone out her. So she picked up the pace as fast as she could but knew to catch up would require much more.

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It wouldn't be long until Mai of the Aburame clan would be able to see the caravan kicking up dust and sand in the distance. Because of the size of their group, they weren't travelling at a fast pace and were taking it more or less easy to start. Conserving one's energy until you need to expend it is a philosophy a few ignore but ultimately do anyways. Lazy people would be a better term for that. And there were a lot of them.

Lapis would be near the front of the group like he wrote in his post, away from mostly everyone in general. In his current position, he would be able to begin to notice the change in climate gradually. Near Akarigakure and the river, the air was cooler and more humid which accounted for the several plant life that flourished near the river. However, going farther and farther away from the village, the vegetation would decrease and the group would feel a notable increase in temperature.

The journey ahead would be long and dull, with not much but a single beast or two roaming the desert in the distance. They would stay like this for hours and hours and would finally be able to see the mountain range that was heavily distorted by heat in the distance.

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Uchiha Lapis
 Posted: Mar 19 2018, 10:40 AM
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Boring, just simply boring, not much else to say. Drifting his attention slightly from vigilance to eavesdropping, Lapis started filling the boring time by gathering any info he could knowing this group of gawkers wouldn't share with a kid. Besides it was boring to just walk up and ask. It also gave him a chance to practice his hearing skills.

After spending who knows how many minutes being a jerk by listening in on other people's conversations, Lapis started moving in a different direction, getting ahead of the group. Mostly to up his curiosity, secondly to cure the disease as boredom, a least of all caring about incoming threats. With nothing around but the group he could use his hearing away from them to practice blind tracking.

Though he was walking around visually blind he was keeping his attention vigilant, sticking to the path they were set upon. So long as he followed their intended path it wouldn't be easy to trip over a rock or something. To be honest he was just killing time over just doing something like sleeping in a wagon.

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Finally being able to see her people, Mai lost her patience and just tired herself out more just to catch up. Seriously, learn to pace yourself, mentally warped girl much. Whenever she caught up she would jump onto the most open wagon she could hop on and would not rest but find someone to talk to, mostly to fill the void in her bottomless social nature. Wondering what to talk about didn't even hesitate her, she just picked the first topic.

"Hi, I'm Mai, who are all of you? I'm here to be helpful, I hope I can be of use to everyone. I'm not here to be an extra brain, I'm just here to be an extra pair of eyes...hm...would certainly help if I had more eyes on my face...oh well."

She barely breathed despite the fact she just ran here from the village ten minutes ago. Crazy chick much.

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Lapis, still being blind voluntarily of his own volition, began walking towards the front of the group. Before that happened though, while he was still within audible distance to the researchers quietly talking amongst themselves, they talked about the ruins and what could possibly be inside as well as other things that the Uchiha already knew about. The boy was very young, but already had a knowledge base that greatly exceeded the typical person. He was even more knowledgeable than most of the genin as well as some of the chuunin of Akarigakure.

Mai would get curious stares when she suddenly popped into the back of the group and decided to hitchhike with the group of researchers. Nonetheless, they quickly opened up to her and her bubbly attitude and answered any questions she asked regarding the group and their destination. Amongst the people talking to the Aburame was another genin who participated in this mission as an escort, giving additional security and peace of mind. His partner was in the front leading the researchers and the caravans towards the presumed location of the ruins.

"I noticed that you are a kunoichi, am I correct? My name is Dena and I'm here with my partner Gar. He's in the front leading. We're here to escort these guys to a tower that was supposedly used by a Sage from the past? Basically a ruin."

Sooner or later, after hours underneath the relentless sun with its scorching heat, the group would finally reach the base of the mountains and change direction, heading north to travel alongside the mountain range that housed the village of Yamagakure.

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Uchiha Lapis
 Posted: Mar 21 2018, 05:14 PM
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Lapis could only scoff at the lack of true knowledge in the group, he'd have to have a talk with whomever was in charge of this expedition. He continued his "scouting" to see how far he could push and rely on other senses...he reveled in the power of the Sharingan proven since he hardly ever deactivated it but sometimes he knew it might need more. It's true power was untapped by many, he'd do it before any other, he didn't fear power but grasped at all.

"But then what?"

It was the one question he asked himself more than anything. Here, alone, away from everyone he could question what he'd do with all the power of the world, when he grasped it what would he do with it. He didn't have an answer, not yet, but one day. He returned from his scouting and started poking around to find out who was in charge, it was time for some real answers. Only the second sharpest mind in the expedition would do to give him answers on their destination. He'd locate who was in charge and begin poking their brain for information.

"You are the one leading the expedition are you not? Lapis, Uchiha Lapis, a pleasure I am sure. What can you tell me about the forgotten tower, it is certainly ancient, but this is not simply an archeological expedition, what are we looking for exactly? What have we come for?

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 Posted: Mar 21 2018, 05:28 PM
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Bubbly was right, if not for the bouncing cart they might have noticed she was the one really boyncing. She liked this whole social thing, so long as she had something to say and with Lapis here she could do just that.

"Oh yes, yes yes yes, I'm doing my best. I wonder what we'll find there from so long ago; old bedtime stories, antiques, someone's long lost diary maybe, oooh it's exciting. I wonder if we'll run into any trouble, I know we can handle together though. Lapis could certainly handle it all in a second, though. I just wish it wasn't so far away."

She was already tire, not of her run or from her constant talking, no the long trip was tiring her out. But there wasn't much to do for the moment. She started fiddling with her basic bugs, getting them ready to scatter and work hard with everyone for their upcoming task. Once they could see their destination she would begin increasing their numbers.

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Along the way, one may be able to see Akuma thundering around the plains to the east as the group cautiously moved forwards. They were pretty far, but still easily visible because of their size. The amount of dust and sand they kicked up could have alerted the demons, but the caravans and horses steadied themselves towards a slow trot. During this time, answers would be provided towards those who had questions.

"Pleasure to meet one of the Uchiha here. My name is Naito. Senzaemon Naito. As for the ruins, we first discovered its location through an ancient text that my scholars and I have finally uncovered. This tower was used by either the disciples of or the Great Sage himself for their advancements. However, because it was out of the way from every single possible civilization, it was left unnoticed until now. Hopefully we are the first to see what is inside.

As for what we may obtain, we hope to find out more about the history that dated back to the 'Fall of Horizon' and the start of the Shinobi clans as we know of it now. If we could also find research documents detailing their experiments of any kind, that would be a great gem and boon for us at Akarigakure. I just hope that nothing bad will beset us. We don't know what kind of protection the Great Sage may have placed on the tower to protect its secrets."


As for Dena and Mai, they would happily talk about miscellaneous things that didn't really involve the current mission. Dena had opted to jump out of the cart midway through talking so that a researcher could take her place on the cart but didn't break conversation with the Aburame girl.

"If we do run into trouble, I'll be counting on you to help us out too!"

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Finally, one who sounds like they belong here, Lapis was fed up. Being blind by choice meant he had no choice but to listen to his surroundings and that included the people. He nearly had an aneurysm of pure stupidity. Of course this Naito had flaws of his own, using such an excuse why this place hasn't been explored yet but he didn't expect much from people in general. Still it was better than most so that was something at least. Off in the distance Lapis could swear he could hear something massive but with the carts and chatter he couldn't be certain so he let it be for now, it wasn't close enough to garner his attention.

"No natural protections could possibly last this long,ancient as they are, they would certainly fall to pieces when triggered before they would trap even a fool. I am more concerned with the power the sage held, creating special chakra based traps over something physical."

His attention was pulled back to that girl, the one being loud, she had special techniques that might be made for this particular problem. She might be useful. The sooner they got to the tower the sooner they could get through all this mess and acquire the treasures of the past. He was almost at glee with his ambitions.

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Mai dragged on her social conversation as much as a normal person then ten fold. She liked it, she loved it, and if it weren't for those demons in the distant catching her eyes she would've been yelling at everyone she socialized with. She could only respond in kind with a smile on her face and a salute as if she were part of some secret agent mission that she had to take orders from. Not too far off really. She would keep up this happy nature until they arrived.

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In total, about five to six hours have passed while the research caravan group continued trekking towards the ruins of the Great Sage. While no Akuma personally came up to the group and attack them in whole, there were still different types of dangers that were ever present. Heat Exhaustion, Dehydration, and giant tumbleweeds were a few of the non-animal related disasters that could happen in the arid region. Scorpions, Snakes, Coyotes, and Vultures were extremely dangerous here but they were nothing compared to the demonic Akuma giants.

Already, some of the researchers in the group were feeling faint from the heat and had remained inside one of the caravans that were being pulled. There was barely any more room for other belongings which needed to be shifted over to a different caravan. Mai would be forced to move out of her comfy position as more and more researchers were starting to feel the effects of the desert. For all their lives, these people spent more time reading and writing inside an air-conditioned room than being outside and working out their body.

The fact that Mai or Lapis did not feel any effects of the heat were a tad bit surprising to see in young children. Regardless, they would be able to see a mirage-like image of a tan-colored tower rising from the ground in the distance. Could it be the ruins they were looking for?

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The heat meant nothing to Lapis, even in his clothes, he always keeps pushing forward while not letting some impractical variable stop him from doing what he wanted. Of course the heat was making him push onward even more but the moment their destination came into view that was the final nail in the coffin of anything getting in his way. He'd open his eyes and allow his Sharingan full view of his fate that stood in the distance. A smile would creep across his face as he would prepare to grasp what was his destiny...success.

"Tell me...great Sage...did you plan, is your tower prepared, for my arrival? Worry not, I shall respect your work but I have cone for my own reasons and I will not leave without completing my objective."

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Her chitchat kept her attention off of the least favorable conditions she was in and her light clothing helped with the rest. She easily gave up her seat to the people who needed to rest after she snuck a ride herself and soon found herself trailing her senpai. She loved this moment but she was always seeing this, him from behind, she was always following him and never walking with him. It was really depressing but she kept her positivity so that the others could feel her warm spirit and gather strength from her. Seeing their objective was even better, something that really raised her spirits.

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As they got closer and closer, they would make out more details of the tower in question. The image of the towering ruins was always in a state of perpetual motion, as if it was simply a mirage or an illusion. It flickered in and out of existence in some parts of the tower but never completely disappeared. Even though it remained in place, it was a very interesting phenomenon to watch. Should one examine the tower more closely even if it keeps shifting like a hallucination, they would be able to see several clusters of inscriptions all over the outer surface of the ruin. A long lost fuuinjutsu that was still working since ages past, it would have normally kept the tower completely hidden from view. However, the chakra that sustains the seal has almost been used up and has finally resurfaced back into Seichi's reality.

There would be no visible entrances to the ruins except a massive door located on the north side of the tower. It too was covered in several fuuinjutsu designed to keep people out. Should anyone tamper with it and unsuccessfully opens the door, that person would find themselves thrown several meters out with severe burns all over their body. What does the group do?

The researchers had finally stopped and rummaged through their belongings to research on ways on how to open the door. The Akuma in the distance would still not notice the group next to the edge of the mountain range although one was slowly lumbering its way over to their location.

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This would have to be quick, precise, and perfect....how simple, all the things that Lapis was good at, like being himself. He'd be the first to approach the seals, quickly scanning it with his Sharingan, as well as studying it with his brain. He was so studious with ancient seals or old world language but the Sharingan was good at deciphering techniques like this. It was surely intricate and even more surprising was his long it held up, it almost makes you wonder if the sage himself was here, and if this was his handiwork.

"Hm...most intriguing...I must admit that I am almost impressed...however nothing can best me. Least of all something so outdated like this seal."

Once found, Lapis would discern the best course of action to release the seal without harming himself in the process. One might expect a specified series of hand signs but that's too easy. Others would point out levers or contraptions but that's way too primitive. There are others but the easiest solution might be simply to rob the seal of what little chakra it had left but he didn't have such a power...yet. He instead looked back to the crowd to see what ideas he had until he noticed the Aburame girl.

If memory serves me right the clan has such unique bugs, even at the lowest ranks, bugs that can eat chakra. I wonder if she will be so useful?

Lapis would beckon to Mai to see if she could help in this task, one he might regret to ask if he knew her mental condition was so unstable. Oh well.

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