The religionus members thirst began to become unbearable as the went south towards the old Konran base now dubed "New Amegakure" as they began to rage, destroying everything in there path. Even the tower that stood tall was destroyed by these blood thirsty shinobi. Finally the shinobi of amegakure called out for help, as it arrived they faught against the beings finally killing Himikiri. The religion members disbursted, taking Himikiri's lifeless body with them. Though the threat was tooken care of the Amegakure shinobi had to move there village back to Rain country, rebuilding it from there.
A mine was discovered, holding lots of materials as ever shinobi raced to it. The Amegakure and Kusagakure shinobi arrived at the same time both trying to hold claims over the mines, before they made a compramise. Durring the Next chuunin exams, the winner of it will get full athority over the mines.
The exams came quick as the first two portions of the exams were already finished. It was the time of fate, the villages clashing against eachother hard giving there full attention to what was ahead of them. The winners of the chuunin exams now not only got the mines but the right to call the leader of the village a "Kage". The winner of the exams was an underdog, a village unseen to win, Ishigakure.
Due to not paying attention to the world around them the cult of the Blood Moon finally prepared the final preparations for there ritual, summoning back the shinobi known as Himikiri, taking his place back at the head of the religion. He quickly revealed himself as he went to the Chuunin celibration shinobi with several of his "New Borns" and attacked them head on. A fine battle happened before he finally retreated feeding his new borns what they needed to become a full member of the house.