~Yogen-sha~ Chapter 2: A Wildcard~Yogen-sha~ Chapter 2: A Wildcard by musingmaiden
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She was slow, this girl. Not slow of mind, as far as he could tell, but she could not keep up with himself and Orochimaru very well. He watched her intently and she tried to avoid making eye contact with him, though he did notice that, not infrequently, she would look at him, only for her eyes to dart away just as swiftly.
"I'm sorry," she said. "But I will need to rest soon
I am not as strong as the two of you."
"That is fine, Karin," said Orochimaru. "In time, you will come to increase your endurance. For now, do not worry yourself about it."
They came to a halt in a secluded grove, hidden above by the overhanging branches of trees so immense and high reaching that the forest canopy blocked out what little daylight was left. Orochimaru left to do whatever it was he did every night. Sasuke had never seen him sleeping.
He removed a sleeping pallet from his backpack. There was only one.
"Karin, here." She looked up from the small fire she was making.
"Oh, Sasuke-kun, you don't have