Shikamaru Hiden, Chapter Three
Translator’s note: This chapter got me right in the heart, it really did. As always, not my writing. Thanks to 0negirlarmy for the preview link and help, and to drowninglinguists for grammar help.
“And with that, this month’s meetingis over. Does anybody have any questions?”
Shikamaru closed his eyes as helistened to the dispassionate voice address the gathering. The bespectacled man
speaking was Chojuro, a shinobi from Kirigakure. Shikamaru knew him from the
war as one of the Mizukage’s bodyguards.
“If nobody has anything to ask,
then, Shikamaru-san…” Chojiuro spoke with an imploring tone from where he was
seated next to him.
Shikamaru opened his right eye to
glance at Chojuro, then slowly opened both.