No trees could be seen on this elevation of the mountain.
It was above the tree line, so you could only see grass and moss plus a few hardy bushes that thrived in those rougher parts of the landscape.
There were gigantic boulders protruding all over that were great for concealing but Naruto did not bother with hiding herself.
Instead, she sat right out in the open, visibly on a rock, staring out over the edge of the mountain she had climbed up earlier in the day.
Naruto was a small girl with spiky waist length hair currently looking like a bird's nest more than anything else.
Her blue eyes and whisker marks usually made her appearance very noticeable when travelling through villages, but it had been a long time since she had been in one now.
She was clad in very dirty clothes, which were random garments she picked up from unsuspecting civilians hanging their wash out to dry.
It was a moral line the blonde had struggled to cross, but eventually seen herself forced to.
She needed something more than just the oversized jumpsuit jacket that somehow no longer had fitted her since months ago.
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