Tōrōgakure, known as the most powerful village in the land, both militarily and economically,
is now struggling to keep itself and it's people fed, and continues living in fear of an invasion.
So many lives were lost that we are unable to spare shinobi to complete significant missions.
These have been dark days for Tōrōgakure... some of the darkest we've seen in ages...
Timeline of the Three Year Time − Skip: Story Arc Missions: Chapter 6.5:
Winter, 1260 − The Day of the Attack:
− Tōrōgakure was attacked by the masked men and suffered heavy damage to it's walls.
− Kitsune Tarou and various others died in this siege, many buildings were destroyed.
− Tōrōgakure falls into debt, and the economy crashes.
− A Funeral for Tarou and other shinobi is held one day after the invasion in Tōrōgakure.
− Tarou passes the title of Fifth Akarikage to Akihiko, who subsequently goes missing.
− The Village Council runs the village in his absence, while searching for a replacement.
− Many candidates emerge, but at the call of Takashi Hideaki, the search is postponed.
Spring, 1261 − The First Year begins:
− Village becomes somewhat divided due to animosity between Founding Clans once more.
− Typically at the Kitsune side, the Hitoyo and Aoki are supporters.
− Typically at the Asukai side, the Minawa and Uranami are supporters.
− Other Clans remain purely neutral in the conflicts that would later arise.
− Half a year later the division becomes so severe, a brief brawl occurs in the main street.
− The was stopped by Hideaki Takashi, who intervened with his renowned Technique.
− Approximately 30% of the rebuilding is done by the end of the year.
− The village yearns for an Akarikage, unrest sets in. But once again, the decision is stopped.
Spring, 1262 − The Second Year begins:
− Just after the new year, the Asukai Clan has a falling out between their two clan houses.
− Though there is no violence, the houses split and refuse to acknowledge each other.
− As a result, the Asukai fall out of political power as the highest form of authority.
− The Kitsune rise to power during this time, becoming the most authoritative clan.
− Relations between the Kitsune and Asukai intensify, returning to hate and intolerance.
− Arguments in the street are common and clans refuse to meet under the same roof.
− Approximately 45% of the rebuilding is done by the end, delayed due to clan arguments.
− On the second anniversary of Tarou's death, Akihiko returns to the village during the night.
− Potential Candidates are dismissed, and Akihiko is forced to take responsibility by Mugon.
− This decision is met with criticism within the village, particularly by clans with candidates.
Spring, 1263 − The Third Year begins:
− Animosity in the Asukai increases and bloodshed begins, the two houses act as separate clans.
− Tōrōgakure is mostly divided between three major Political Factions, each with different views:
− The Fox: Support Tarou's old reign and traditionalism, they have doubts in Akihiko's reign.
− The Phoenix: Despite not being really sold on Akihiko, they prefer him to Tarou's methods.
− The Dragon: Wish to incite revolution in the village, and see Akihiko as a pinnacle of hope.
− Rumors of start of groups of travelers (shinobi and civilian alike) getting brutally murdered.
− Any form of travel outside of the village is banned unless approved by the Jōnin Commander.
− Tension between the many shinobi countries become worse, leading to paranoia of a shinobi war.
− The Land of Snow is now at war with the Land of Canyons − and by Association, Tōrōgakure.
− Due to a campaign fronted by the Akarikage, Approximately 95% of the rebuilding is completed.
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