...office of the Hokage’s tower.
Over the past week, Tsunade had acted a bit strangely around Naruto, sometimes she seemed normal, but others she acted a little antsy when he was near. The fox-nin couldn’t understand why for the life of him, he couldn’t think of anything different that had happened recently, but he couldn’t shake the feeling that something was up with the slug Sannin, and it had to do with him.
Maybe she’ll talk about it, or at least she might be some good company if she hasn’t been drinking too much today, Naruto thought as he set out to the Hokage’s office.
Tsunade had, in fact, been drinking rather heavily that day, and had been at an increasing rate all week. She wasn’t sure what she was feeling, it seemed like she kept cycling through emotions like sadness, then wonder, a bit of excitement after that, then self-loathing before working back to sadness, but all of it left her depressed, hence her inebriated state.
Not even at the death of her beloved Dan was she this distraught, at least then she knew what she was feeling, sorrow and lots of it. But now her entire emotional state was in turmoil, leaving her unsure of what to think or feel and, unlike the sorrow she felt at Dan’s passing, the saké in her system didn...