"You're his friend, Karela. Its up to you to support him. Maybe he needs some time, in which case I'll be more than happy to give him time off from the mission."
"I don't think he would like being called off the mission...but I think I know why hes upset now that I think of it. Back when we were evacuating the village he seemed to be upset because everyone went their seperate ways after the Arashi incident."
She looked past the window and watched a few of the children playing on the lawn outside the hokage's office.
"I've always wondered what would have happened if we had stayed after defeating the Arashi...Would we be better off or worse?"
I wish Kaneda or Tategami were here, they might be able to talk some sense into Takeda.
"If I may ask Hokage, do you know where Tategami is? I haven't seen him since we got back and I'd like to see him again."