SilenceTenten had never really liked silence. Most times, it was awkward and thick- uncomfortable. When she found out what team she was assigned to, she actually found solace in the fact that while she had a silent, aloof prodigy on her team, she also had Lee and Gai-sensei.Silence by Majik513
And then they decided to ditch her.
So for the first few days, weeks, months, she chattered endlessly, trying to fill the empty silence. She would go on and on, somehow managing to stretch out trivial topics like the weather or how shiny her kunai were into minutes of ranting. While he never expressed any outward annoyance of her endless talking, she couldn’t help but feel a bit disheartened whenever he walked out of the training grounds while she was in mid-sentence.
Slowly, she began to run out of things to talk about. How many times could you bring up how pretty the leaves were without sounding like an idiot? She struggled to find new topics, but they dried up too fast. Her rambling disappeared from the air.