Someone to Protect-prologueSomeone to Protect-prologue4 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Someone to Protect
Night settled upon the distant tree tops as their deep green leaves became alight with the glow of twilight. The angled roofs of his palace grounds created dark shadows that stretched along the gardens of aged sakura trees and colourful blooms. A place which had become his solace from the burdens that were his to bare as lord and master but alas, such peace on this night, was out of his reach.
On a night such as this his eyes, however longingly, had settled themselves on her unknowing form. The sweet scent of sakura flowing from her skin; was far too potent to have come from any natural bloom. The scent of her tortured him from afar as he watched her move with unsettling grace across the courtyard towards her room in the quarters belonging to the shinobi under his command.
Time seemed to slow almost to a direct halt, unsettling him further, as she moved. So few were the times in which he could watch her, where the mental and emotional guards were nowhere to