What he doesn't say:
How there are five others, apart from Fuu and Gaara, and now the wind-water stranger too, making nine total. How the pretty ink-picture in the Room is their landing pad. How the thoughts and the emotions filter through the link. How the White Room exists in the depths of his mind.
How there are monsters, sleeping under their skin, binding nine human sacrifices together with a force deeper than blood, older than chakra.
(In which Naruto grows up ostracized and scorned but not alone, and is consequentially determined to make friends with the eight other occupants of the mindscape he shares. For their part, the rest of the Jinchuriki are not quite as enthusiastic about this plan. Naruto, however, is very good at talking people into submission. And with access to the back of their minds, there's really no escape.)
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21 Sep 2018