Sometime between Naruto and Naruto Shippuuden:
Gaara watched as two girls approached. Konohagakure no Kunoichi, he observed as he spotted the leaf on each of their forehead protectors though neither girl wore the protection on her forehead. By his observations the duo were only slightly younger than himself, perhaps at most two years his junior.
The taller of the duo had markings on her face similar to the Inuzuka clan though the fact that they were two sets of red marks on each cheek made it obvious to Gaara that she was not a part of the clan. This girl spoke energetically with her companion, or to be exact to her companion.
The other girl was shorter and leaner that the first. She listened to her friend and nodded every so often to what the other girl said but did not open her mouth to reply. She had long unbound hair that reached to about mid chest. Her bangs were so long they disappeared into the length of her hair, the only indication on where they were was the mass of