Clay and Puppets - SasoDeiChapter 1: Iwagakure.Clay and Puppets - SasoDei by EmeraldElf
"Just my luck." Sasori grumbled to himself, moving quickly, running alongside the dark figure of Uchiha Itachi as they made their way stealthily through the surrounding darkness.
The air around them was chilly, and even though Sasori himself was partly a puppet, the majority of him that was (regretfully) still human, seemed to strongly protest his moving about without the warm protection of Hiruko. Unfortunately, though, the large wooden casing puppet known as Hiruko was simply not suited for this type of mission.
Stopping suddenly in front of a tall, slightly shrouded building, Sasori and Itachi hid themselves in the bushes across from a precariously veiled backdoor, away from the guards who manned the front entrance.
The retrieval of the sacred scroll of Iwagakure was an especially important mission for the organisation, or so Sir Leader had told them, and so Sasori had been required to be able to move quickly, without the dragging bulk of his favorite puppet. T