He had remained still as if dead, not noticing a single thing. Infact, to be honest, this body was blind and deaf. It sensed what it did through a manner beyond what the Kodani queen could possibly understand. Still, it observed with it's own unique sense all that followed form it's actions. It's? It wasn't truly gender-ized, even if it did present itself in the form of man. "My constituents are worried about what is happening, Miss Kodani."
He closed his hands into small fists. His old, white, pale, atrophied flesh made balls instead of true fists. It looked like dough. "We are in the business of manufacturing and selling. We produce a product you are very much interested in, and as service providers, as ninja are, I think a trade is very possible. We are far away, but we are more then willing to afford room, board, transport, and all manner of care for those you choose to send. Specifics can be discussed at your discretion."
A crow tapped on the windows.
No way in? It tried another. And another. It was persistent. Schlick
a kunai came from the sleeve of a guard. The bird carried a package and was about to scratch very important glass. A second kunai was sent and pinned the package by it's bow-like rope tying against a wall.
Ten minutes later, he brought it to the queen hurried. Her meeting was likely important, but she needed to know of this. Within, contained a lock of hair that belong to Osae herself, in addition to a necklace the queen had given her daughter. Further, a note;
This letter is nothing but a method to alert.
Know that the Ball is not the end; more is to come.
Whether or not your village is prepared for what it had come to start
is not a matter for me to deal with. As queen, it is your problem.
Osae was simply a pawn. I fashioned her into existence
and I can fashion this country to ruin.