... career before it even began. Taking off his jacket and setting it aside Naruto readied his Shuriken and Kunai to begin practice before he moved on to his Jutsu training later on.
"Alright! Time to get to training!" Naruto cheerfully said as he stretched. "And after this I'll go get a nice large bowl of Ichiraku ramen he he he." He said cheerfully before lunging at the targets beginning his training.
Not too far away and approaching fast the Jonin kunoichi Kurenai Yuhi blazed through the trees trying desperately to reach Konoha as quickly as possible. It hadn't been a difficult mission at the start. A local group of men had set up shop in a small town and had started drugging women and using them as playthings once they had injected them with a powerful aphrodisiac. Thankfully they hadn't been in business to long before a mission request was sent in to Konohagakure and Kurenai accepted the mission to rid the town of these men. She had entered the compound and quickly set off to take them out. It was going smoothly as they posed no real challenge for her so she conserved her chakra and didn't bother with Genjutsu. She had set free the girls they had but in the confusion two missing nin appeared who had been hired by the gang. They had been Chunin and also not very impressive but she none the less let her guard down.
Kurenai had been injected with a syringe in the thigh du...