Kiba ran all the way to the Aburame compound. From there, he nervously made the journey to Shinos house and knocked on the door. Shibi Aburame, Shinos father, answered.
May I help you? The bug master asked, a scowl evident on his limited visible features. The dog-nin knew that the man did not approve of his clan yet he decided to put his best foot forward and hopefully make a decent impression.
Is Shino in? he asked politely, his most earnest smile plastered upon his face. He has yet to return from training.
I see, Kiba replied dejectedly, looking back down at those oh-so-interesting feet of his.
Is there anything else I can help you with? Shibi asked after a few minutes, his voice drenched in annoyance.
Oops! So much for making a good impression, the teen thought as he turned his attention back to the man. Sorry for the inconvenience, see you later, he said as