Minato Namikaze, also known as the Yondaime Hokage and the Yellow Flash, one of the most feared and respected men in the Elemental Nations, was in a very good mood.
It started several hours ago when his wife, Kushina Uzumaki Namikaze, went into labor. Normally, this would involve a rush to the hospital followed by a period of pain for the mother-to-be, then celebration. However, the circumstances in this case were anything but normal.
For starters, no one but a select few friends knew the pair was married, or even together. The reason for this was the fact that in the Third Great Shinobi War, Minato had developed an incredible jutsu that could take down battalions in seconds. This jutsu was instrumental in ending the war. However, because of this, Minato had many enemies, especially in Iwa. In order to prevent assassins from coming after Kushina, they kept quiet about their relationship, even when they found out Kushina was pregnant.
The other problem was the fact Kushina was the current jinchuriki of the Kyuubi no Yoko, the strongest of the Biju. Contrary to popular belief, the Biju are not evil, just extremely powerful. Kyuubi, for instance, can cause an earthquake just by taking a step or start a tsunami with a sweep of its tail. They don't try to, it just happens. Eventually the ninja villages began capturing the beasts to seal inside people in order to contain the destructive power and use them as weapons. Kyuubi was the last one to be sealed, and was almost accidental. When the two founders of Konoha, Hashirama Senju and Madara Uchiha, clashed over who would lead the village, Madara somehow summoned the Kyuubi and used his kekkei genkai, the Sharingan, to control it through illusions. Hashirama used his own kekkei genkai, Mokuton, to capture the beast and then sealed it into his wife, Mito Uzumaki. As Mito neared the end of her life, the Kyuubi was resealed into Kushina.
However, when a female jinchuriki is about to give birth, the seal holding the beast in weakens, creating a possibility of the beast escaping, resulting in the death of its container. Due to these problems, Minato and Kushina went to a secluded bunker along with his predecessor's wife, Biwako, as the midwife and several ANBU Black Ops as guards. The plan was for Minato to hold the seal together as Kushina gave birth. However, something went wrong…or right.
A masked man had held the twins hostage after killing the ANBU and Biwako forcing Minato to rescue them before getting them to safety. While doing so, the man took Kushina and forced the Kyuubi out and proceeded to take control over it. Minato had then beaten the masked man, and seized the opportunity to make a powerful weapon for Konoha. You see, he only married Kushina for her body and her Fuinjutsu; in fact, it was some Uzumaki seals that he stole from her library that served as the basis for the Hiraishin. The fact that she was extremely powerful and the Kyuubi jinchuriki was a plus.
Unfortunately, she only used the Kyuubi's power in emergencies. However, now he could seal it into a child that could be trained to fight using it. And by separating the soul from the chakra it would be easy to control. And he knew which child he'd seal the chakra into: Naruko. She already had a better-developed chakra system. Although, containing Kyuubi's soul would make Naruto an outcast and the chakra would make Naruko a hero, which would make her loved by the populace and more loyal. Oh, well. Naruto could be sacrificed. He didn't particularly want kids anyway, Kushina did. Speaking of which, he'd have to do something to make her not care about Naruto and focus on Natsumi…maybe a seal of some kind…
Anyway, Minato then summoned the Boss of the Toad Summons, Gamabunta, to hold off the Fox while his predecessor, Hiruzen Sarutobi, sealed the soul into Naruto and chakra into Natsumi, unfortunately the sealing cost him his life, along with the hundreds of victims that died before it could be sealed. A meeting of the Council was called soon after, and that was where Minato was now.
The Council was made of three parts: the clan heads: Hiashi Hyuga, Fugaku Uchiha, Shibi Aburame, Tsume Inuzuka, Inoichi Yamanaka, Shikaku Nara, and Choza Akimichi, the Civilian Council lead by Saya Haruno, and the three village elders: Homura Mitokado, Koharu Utatane, and Danzo Shimura. Kushina was a clan head, but she was in the hospital.
As expected, the civilians immediately began calling for Naruto's death, the elders began asking about Natsumi's training, and the clan heads were discussing it among themselves. Minato eventually calmed them down. This is going to be a long night.