The campfire blazed, casting a red glow on the faces of the two humans on opposite sides of the pit. Rurijo was swaying from side to side on her tiny little talons, appearing to be drunk. It must have been the sake from the ramen place earlier that day.
Kusanagi was safely tucked under Sasuke's arm and his onyx eyes were closed, but that didn't mean he wasn't alert. It was for this reason that he jumped three feet in the air when the silence was finally broken by the girl.
"I'm Suzu by the way."
"And why should I care?" Sasuke asked with a blank voice and expression equally so.
"I just realised we were never formally introduced."
"There are no formalities out here kiddo."
"Kiddo? How old are you?" Suzu asked, annoyed for being considered a child.
"Seventeen. Not that it's any of your business."
Suzu huffed. "Well, I'm fifteen, so you're not really that much older."
"What does 'hn' mean?"
Suzu frowned. Obviously this conversation was not veering in th