unlikely allies


The invitation is too formal for her tastes, but she finds that the detailing of the scroll is beautiful. It’s her cousin Setsuna who transmits the thing to her, saying that it was ‘from that noisy redhead in the Uzumaki group’, and for the life of her, Mikumo is aware that is a too-general remark. Most Uzumaki were noisy, and red-heads. So who was Setsuna talking about?

But when she unfurls the scroll and notes the handwriting and the chakra that radiates from it, Mikumo’s questions are answered. 

How interesting, the Uchiha clan head thinks to herself, as she pens a reply.

Yes, she is available for tea.
Yes, she would be glad to receive Mito for an audience.
Yes, Friday afternoon was an excellent day.