"I am water and steam, heat and poison," Sanbi hissed, "and you would melt a man's skin off before you would heal him."
Rin always knew her life was dangerous, but she still thought she'd live past thirteen. In this world, she does.
Rin struggles with a new identity, Kakashi finds unexpected reasons to live, and Minato chooses his family over everything. Far away, underground, a young boy wakes up with no idea of who he is… Canon-divergent AU. Jinchuuriki!Rin. Slowburn KakaRin.
- Part 1 of Regeneration 'Verse
AU. Or, the Regeneration Remix.
Kakashi and Obito died protecting her. It's the fundamental truth of Rin's life, the one that rings in her ears when she is alone at night or has a close call on the battlefield.
They died to keep her safe.
She doesn't feel she deserves it.
After the bridge and Obito, after Kiri and Kakashi, and after the Kyuubi takes Minato and Kushina away, Rin breathes on. She is now Konoha's only adult jinchuuriki. That makes her important to them, in the way a plow is important to a farmer.
Isobu whispers, I told you so.
- Part 2 of Regeneration 'Verse
With Minato gone and Kushina's fate still uncertain, Kakashi and Rin navigate new responsibilities in the form of a toddler jinchuuriki who has no one else to depend on, a hell of a road trip, rebellious vodka aunts, disturbing new powers and, worst of all, puberty.
- Part 3 of Regeneration 'Verse