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(Prologue) Recherche - In The Beginning RATED: T (safe for work)(Prologue) Recherche - In The Beginning by Eggburtshamslice
Recherché means something very rare, exotic, choice, or arcane.
Such a weird, yet appropriate title for an aeon who roams the earth, the undead who feasts upon the living, and the one man who will stop at nothing to slay him.
Set in Konoha during the late 1800s, this is decidedly AU. Inspired in part by Bram Stoker's Dracula, as well as the now cancelled television series of the same name; what follows is the product of a warped imagination. There will be brief mentions of violence, and blood. A tale of romance the only way Kakashi and Iruka know how to do it; slow and deadly.
A/N: The Meiji Restoration marked a pivotal point in the history of Japan and serves as a backdrop for this particular tale. Before the far-reaching changes made possible by Emperor Meiji, every ‘nation’ or region in Japan maintained their own languages and independence. Japan is an archipelago, so, when reference is