It started, as most things did in Kakashi’s life, with a mission gone wrong.
(In which Kakashi accidentally acquires an emotionally healthy coping technique.)
Bookmarked by casualgrace
20 May 2020
They are creatures of duty. Liars and thieves and killers.
They are creatures of love.
It is six years after the war. They have built so much, there is so much they have yet failed to build.
- Part 10 of tales of gutsy shinobi
ravel (of spindles, spells and sisyphus//of centuries and kings) by mouseymightymarvellous for Clementive
17 Feb 2020
at eleven years old, sakura was given the chance to outrun her fate and she took it. she's never learned how to stop running.
or, sakura knows the weft of magic but she has never learned how to distinguish blessings from curses. a simple tug, and they both unravel. it's a wonder she isn't just a pile of yarn herself; she won't make one of herself or gaara. not if she has the choice.
09 Mar 2020
they lived and they died and that was as it should have been.
and then they lived again, made of chakra and belief, because you cannot kill a god and not become one.
(our heroes, after ascension, and after living with what they have wrought.)
- Part 11 of tales of gutsy shinobi
09 Mar 2020
They're all just blades in the night: weapons in the hands of legacy and destiny and loyalty. And yet, over and over again, they dare to reach out with upturned palms in the hopes of something a little brighter, a little duller, a little sweeter.
Yet another multi-pairing, multi-theme oneshot collection.
- Part 9 of tales of gutsy shinobi