Thinking back to his last departure from the village, Nahyuta had hoped things would not have been so different upon his return.
But he was wrong.
When the sight of Sunagakure came into view, it was not the familiar fortress of sandstone and glass that he was expecting. Moreso, it was a complete devastation. It had seemed as though the entire village had come under siege, and immediately the monk's pace quickened to that of a full-on sprint.
Passing through what would have been the gates, the sheer destruction of his home had sunk in, with smoke still rising in the distance. "..!"
He made way to the Sandcastle immediately, hoping to find Kyousuke and receive some answers. When he arrived at the site, it was clear that the Sandcastle itself had been ruined beyond simple repair, and noticed a small checkpoint set up at the base of it all. There he found a tall, white-haired shinobi, whom he recognized as Kanbe Hokori.
"--Kanbe..! What.... what in the name of Her Holiness happened here...?!"