Naruto was walking home after coming from his mission. He was tired of the constant missions; mission after mission after mission. Of course he was happy that he actually doing something but even he had a limit to what he could do. He just wanted to go home and take a nice warm bath. He also wished that at least someone could be in the village, waiting for him to come home.
Kakashi was either out on a mission or nowhere to be found. Naruto has tried to find him but could not find one trace of his masked sensei. Sakura was also never around, she would always be training with Tsunade. He sighed as he realized that he had no one waiting for him back in Konoha.
Out of the corner of his eye, Naruto saw someone suspiciously making their way to the forest caring something in their arms. Normally, Naruto would've ignored it and been on his way but something inside him told him to follow the person. He sighed one more time before going after the person. Naruto could barely see the person in his