Kushina's Hypnotic Mission
Kushina overlooked the Sound encampment. She had a pretty good view from up in this tree. She checked that her earpiece was still connected to Mikoto and Mebuki. The three had been chosen as the team for this mission, though Kushina was unsure why Mebuki had been put with her and Mikoto; Kushina and Mikoto were good friends but the two hardly knew Mebuki, which could cause problems with teamwork and the success of the mission. And this mission seemed pretty damn important.
They had raised this concern when given their mission but the Hokage had simply said that in troubled times, makeshift teams are formed regularly so learning to quickly work together with someone new is essential for a shinobi. She understood where he was coming from but she still didn't like it. A simple mission like, maybe, retrieving a lost dog or something would be more appropriate for that. But a mission like this? It was ludicrous.
Kushina chided herself for complaining so much and got back to her observation.