Wrath of the Fox
A/N – The next chapter of Konoha's Red Flash will hopefully be up soon and with this being my last week of school this year my updates should increase. Hope you enjoy my new story!
Chapter 1 – The meeting
A seven year old boy ran down an alley, scared out of his wits. He kept running until he hit a dead end. He turned to run the other way but saw a shadow blocking the entrance. A dark chuckle seemed to echo down the alley causing the boy to cower in fear.
"That's right demon scum, there is no escape." Said the shadow as he stepped into the light, revealing a Konoha shinobi wearing a chunin vest. "It's time you pay for all the pain you caused my family."
The small boy yelped as he felt a kunai bury itself in his shoulder, pinning him to the wall behind him. He closed his eyes as more kunai impaled his joints. The chunin started doing handsigns. Before ending on the snake seal.
"Doton: pebble storm" called the chunin as dozens of small rocks shot forward and the child. One hit him in the side of the head causing him to lose consciousness.
He awoke in what appeared to be a sewer.
"Great they dumped me in a sewer" said the boy.
"Come to me boy" called a deep but caring voice that seemed to come from all directions at once.
He just followed the path until he came to a large room with giant golden bars and a small paper slip with the kanji for seal on it. Behind the bars were two glowing red eyes.
"Welcome Naruto Uzumaki, I was hoping I would get to meet my jailor soon" This shocked Naruto.
"What do you mean by jailor" asked Naruto.
"It is quite simple boy, I am sealed inside you"
"Ok, then who are you?" when Naruto asked this a set of fangs appeared, grinning like a madman.
"I am a great demon lord, defeated by and sealed into you by your own father. I am the great Kyuubi no Kitsune!" introduced the fox.
The lights in the room seemed to come on at this point revealing the great demon in all its glory. It even seemed to be striking a fierce pose. All of this went unnoticed by the young jinchuriki, as he was concentrating intently on something. This caused the giant fox to sweat drop, which is quite a comical sight.
Naruto finally looked up before saying "but weren't you killed by the Yondaime Hokage?"
"I was defeated by him but not killed. Mortals cannot kill demons, no matter how powerful they are."
It was when the fox said this Naruto realised what he had said earlier.
"What did mean about my father being the one who beat you, I'm an orphan"
"Again stating the obvious boy, your father was the greatest shinobi to come out of the leaf village since the Shodai Hokage, Konoha's Yellow Flash and Yondaime Hokage, Minato Namikaze." This caused Naruto to sweat drop at the giant fox being a bit too overdramatic.
It then clicked what the fox had said, "I'm the son of the YONDAIME!" screamed Naruto before the rest of the fox's message settled in. He then said in a quiet voice, "and he was the bastard that sealed you in me"
Naruto didn't know if he should be happy that he knew who his father was or angry that he caused all the hatred he received from the village.
"You shouldn't be angry boy; your Father did the only thing he could after I was released from your Mother."
"Wait you were sealed in my mother?"
"Yes boy, her name was Kushina Uzumaki; you are a lot like her. She was a dear friend to me because she didn't treat me like a monster."
"Then I will treat you good to" said Naruto with a huge smile on his face.
Surprisingly the fox smiled as well which may have been a nice sentiment but it scared the heck out of Naruto.
"If we are going to work together, you will need to use my chakra to survive"
"If that is what it takes I will use your chakra and become the strongest ninja of all time. Believe it!" Yelled Naruto.
"Then go and show this stupid ninja who's boss."
And with that Naruto was forced from his mindscape.
Naruto awoke to find that almost no time had passed. The chunin was only just starting to walk towards him with a kunai in hand.
Then Naruto felt a pull in his gut, as red chakra started to surround him. His eyes turned red with slits for pupils. His canines turned into full blown fangs and his fingernails into claws. The kunai pinning him to the wall were pushed out of his body and the holes sealed over.
Now that the physical changes were done, the red chakra started to cover Naruto's entire body forming the rough shape of a fox with a single tail waving behind him.
The chunin was now getting scared. Fighting a small boy was one thing, but fighting a small boy fuelled by demon chakra was another thing altogether. He turned to run but was shocked to find Naruto behind him now.
"Where do you think you're going?" said the young jinchuriki, before smiling sadistically.
Naruto proceeded to attack the chunin. He started by whipping his tail forward and severing the man's right arm at the elbow, the demon chakra cauterizing the wound instantly. The man tried to scream but found no sound coming out of his mouth. He realized that the red chakra had entered his body through the wound and had started to shut down his internal organs, starting with his vocal chords.
Naruto simply smirked, the fox hadn't just given him chakra it had given him the knowledge to use it properly.
He sat back and watched as the chunin slowly collapsed due to his injuries.
"Don't worry it will be over soon" laughed Naruto.
True to his word the chunin blacked out. Naruto then walked away as the unconscious chunin writhed in agony.
Naruto had dropped his chakra cloak when he left the alley, he didn't want anyone to realize he was using Kyuubi's chakra and start attacking him.
He made his way to his lousy apartment and let himself in. He almost immediately dropped onto his bed and fell asleep. He was still tired after running away from the chunin and the adrenaline had run out from using the Kyuubi's chakra.
When Naruto fell asleep he was pulled into his mindscape again.
"What now Kyuubi?" asked Naruto, a little annoyed that he wouldn't be getting any sleep.
"Naruto we are going to train, I don't want a weak vessel."
"Ok then what will we train in, will you teach me cool jutsu or some awesome taijutsu katas?"
"Neither we will be learning stealth; you won't even need flashy jutsu if they can't find you in the first place"
So that night Naruto learnt several techniques to increase his stealth and overall hiding abilities.
While he was training in the mindscape several changes occurred to his body, the first being that 9 of his blonde spikes grew longer and turned red, forming a crimson crown like hairstyle.
The second change was that a tattoo of a fox tail appeared on his right arm swirling around it.
The third and final change was he grew until he was a little over the average height for a 7 year old. His baby fat started to shrink and made him appear more lean and fit. He was now surprisingly ripped for a child.
Hiruzen Sarutobi walked into the small apartment the next morning and found Naruto still asleep on the bed. He then noticed the changes and assumed the worst.
He quickly pulled out a small pot of ink and a paintbrush and stated to draw an intricate seal on Naruto's forehead.
Jiraiya had taught him this seal in case Naruto ever lost control, it supressed all demonic chakra and influences from the demon including recent memories.
As the seal took effect Naruto turned back to normal and started to stir from his slumber.
"Morning jiji. Why are you in my apartment?" asked the slightly dazed Naruto.
"I just came to remind you that today is your first day at the academy." Said the Hokage, showing no hint that he was worried that the fox had been influencing the small boy.
"Thanks Jiji, I must have forgotten, I thought it was tomorrow." Said the small boy.
"Why would school start on Tuesday, Naruto-kun?" asked the Hokage, knowing full well that Naruto couldn't remember the day before so he had thought it was Sunday.
"That means I slept through Sunday!" exclaimed Naruto in surprise.
Well that's the end of chapter one, hope you enjoyed. The next chapter of Red Flash should be up sometime next week or the week after.
The next chapter of this story will be a timeskip. Sorry if I made the Hokage sound paranoid but what would you do in his situation if you had the tools he had.
Naruto doesn't forget what he learnt in the stealth training but he does forget who taught him it. Hence why he can hide from everyone but Iruka.
Thanks for reading, Trigger2332 out.