Tho Halves Chapter 19bHinatas mind was in something vaguely resembling an overload. For years she had been asked to do things that were impossible for her. Day after day, year after year, she had been asked to excel at techniques that she couldnt even complete. One of the things that leaving with Sora had meant to her was learning the difference between unreasonable demands and being pushed. Her father had always come to her holding up an ideal and asking her to become that. Sora held up her potential and asked her to live up to it. She never asked to do things she wasnt ready to do.
At least until now.
You have to summon a falcon big enough for all three of us to ride on, Sora said solemnly.
Hinata stared at her as though she was out of her mind. But Ive never summoned anything larger than a peregrine! she cried.
Well, you are now, Sora said. I dont have the chakra right now and any other way is going to be too slow. Even at top speed,
Two Halves Ch. 12Naruto had never had a hard time telling Sakura that he liked her. It had always been easy to proclaim his feelings. He had told her hundreds of times that he liked her, asked her out on dozens of dates and tried everything he could think of to get her.Two Halves Ch. 12 in General Fiction More Like This
This was why it bugged the hell out of him that he didn't seem to be able to do any of that with Hinata.
They were sitting in a familiar position, side by side in front of the fire, leaning back against the couch with their books spread out around them. They had sat just like this dozens of times before, studying the books that Sora gave them. Everything was just the way it always was: Hinata's pot of tea sat next to her hip, while he was surrounded by empty ramen cups. She was reading a thick book on the theory of the echoes she was able to see, while he was reading accounts of some of the most famous of the West's gang wars.
He looked up at the clock on the wall. In fifteen minutes, Hinata would get up to get more tea and offer to get
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Sora had finally decided to take the two of them off the mountain, even if it wasnt to civilization.
Ive got to make sure both of you can spin properly before I hand you over to Nori. So were going to go diving.
Diving? Hinata had questioned.
Mmmhmm. I know a great place we can practice diving so that yall can get the hang of spinning around.
But its October!
Sora shrugged. So youll have to use chakra to keep yourselves warm. Its good training.
It was decided that Naruto would be able to get by in his boxer shorts, but Hinata was not about to go swimming in her underwear. She was wholly unconvinced that swimming was a g
Two Halves chapter 16The numbers of the Kaze may have been depleted in Sora's mind, but in Naruto and Hinata's there were still plenty of them. The members lined the wall around the courtyard, sat on the edges of balconies, and stood in groups on top of the wall. Everyone was wearing either black or white, even the women who had opted to wear a saree or lanagha instead of their Kaze uniforms. They looked strange and foreign, reminding the pair just how far away from home they were. Red sashes blazed and heavy gold jewelry glittered.Two Halves chapter 16 in General Fiction More Like This
But nothing flashed more than their eyes.
Naruto looked around, stunned. Somehow they had managed to plop themselves down into the middle of a clan-wide identity crisis. Everyone had realized that this fight was important; more so than if it had really just been about Sora's intentions while away or whether she had always meant to return. The reputation of the clan was at stake. Here were two fighters who had been trained by a woman who left the clan before the coup. They were
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Shit, shit, shit, shit.
There was a man and a woman; both dressed in gathered black pants and open jackets. She wore the traditional midriff baring blouse, while he was bare-chested. Their skin was dark creamy color and they possessed a highly muscular build. Around both of their waists were blood red sashes.
There was no way you could mistake them, which was probably why most of the bar was starting to clear out.
Kaze warriors. A partnered pair most likely. After years of avoiding them, she had run smack into a pair the day she came back. Couldn't fate cut her a break once in a while.
She pointed at herself. "Me?" she asked in as innocent of a voice as she could muster.
The women sneered, twisting full lips. "We've waited years for you to venture back into our territory and here you are. We're not about to let you go, Sora."
She tilted her head to the side and tried to look stupid. "I'm sorry, I am Sora, but I don't
Two Halves Chapter 8"NANI!" Naruto yelled before rushing over to bang on the door. He could hear Sora laughing outside the door.Two Halves Chapter 8 in General Fiction More Like This
"I suggest just working on getting a conversation going and then talking about committing yourself to a partnership," she giggled.
"What the hell! You said this was an exercise to help us decide whether or not we would make good partners!"
"This is it. It's my special 'locking-the-two-of-you-in-a-room-together- and-forcing-you-to-talk-it-out' method. Have fun!" There were a few more giggles and then he could hear Yasu and Sora walking away.
"Why you little...!!!" Naruto's scream could be heard all over the house.
"Would you like to play some poker?" Sora asked Yasu.
"Like I would be stupid enough to play poker with you."
The sound of their voices faded away. Slowly, Naruto turned to look back at Hinata. She was standing in the center of the room looking shocked.
His face scrunched up and he started trying to force the door open again. "Damn it!" he yelled. "They must have put so
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"Hina-chan, hey, wait!" he yelled, but she didn't slow down. If anything she seemed to run faster. "Damn it!" he muttered and tried to run faster.
All Hinata could think about was that she wanted to get away. Away from him, away from Sora, away from being not enough. Her tears sparkled down her cheeks. She felt as stupid and useless as her days back in Leaf.
He didn't trust her. He didn't really think she was worthy of being his partner.
She had to get away, somewhere far away. Somewhere where she could sit down and cry until everything was washed out of her. Then she would be able accept the fact that she was so...useless.
And then, of all the things that could have occurred to her, her worst nightmare happened. Hinata tripped. Her feet went flying out from under her and she tumbled back and to the side to land with a loud splat on her butt in one of the rice patties. She was stuck almost to her elbows i
Two Halves Chapter 13"We leave in exactly one month and there are holes we need to fill before we go," Sora said, scooping up another bite of chocolate chip pancakes.Two Halves Chapter 13 in General Fiction More Like This
"Holes?" Naruto asked with his mouth full.
"In your education," Sora said mouth also full. "There are a few parts we simply haven't gotten to yet that we should probably cover."
"Like what?" Hinata asked.
"Like teaching you how to summon. It's a handy still to have, but with all the work you've been doing on genjutsu, I just haven't gotten around to it."
"I'm going to learn how to summon?" Hinata asked. "Summon what?"
"Ah now you see herein lies the issue. You have a choice, whereas normally you would just summon what your line would. However, Yasu and I have rather confusing lineages anyway, so you can just choose without too much hassle."
"But if you summon in lines, why didn't Kakashi-sensei learn how to summon frogs?"
"Because deep down, your father knew that Kakashi-no-baka was an idiot and not to be trusted with such things."
"So then w
Two Halves Chapter 19aSora caught up with Shiraku in the next trough of snow. She jumped over the crest of the hill just as he shot a bolt of lightning towards her side. Sora dodged it by twisting in the air and landing on the ground a few feet away.Two Halves Chapter 19a in Fan Fiction More Like This
She threw up an earth barrier as soon as she landed, preventing him from landing his next strike. He was using the lightning whips again, pounding against her wall. She had two choices; try and dodge the lightning and get in to attack him close range, or stay out of the range of the lightning bolts and try to attack him with long range jutsus.
The better choice was almost always the one the enemy wouldnt expect. She could hear the sound of the wall cracking around her as the lightning started to tear down her defenses. She had to work fast.
Carefully, she began to gather chakra on the palms of her hands and feet, focusing to spread it over her upper arms and calves. Then she compacted the chakra as tightly as she could, creating a fabric of tiny interconn
Two Halves Chapter 6Naruto was suddenly woken up, just like every single morning for the past three months, by music. Loud techno music with a strong, pulsing beat that shook the floor could be heard all over the place. He could also hear the lead singer blaring out lyrics about love and broken hearts and, only slightly softer, he could hear Sora singing along.Two Halves Chapter 6 in General Fiction More Like This
He rolled over to stare bleary-eyed at the clock. Six thirty am. He groaned and buried his face in the pillow. They had been up until one the night before, while he tried to get a hold of some stupid chakra weaving thing that was on the scroll. It was skill number 60, but they had only completed about 40. Three months and he was only less than halfway done. He had thought that he would be finished by now. But the tasks had gotten surprisingly harder. The floor cleaning exercise was piece of cake compared to what she was having them do now.
On top of that, she had hauled them into the library one day and informed them that they were to begin school
Two Halves Chapter 21Everything seemed to fall apart once they made it back to Sora's house. They lay Nori's body in one of the side rooms while Yasu bawled and a newly awakened Miki screamed. Hinata took it upon herself to calm the girl, as Yasu seemed to be in no condition to do so. They spent hours together, Hinata holding the small girl as she cried. Miki was just old enough to understand what was going on. Her father had left forever, and her mother was too caught up in her own grief to comfort her. Hinata had remembered what it was like when her own mother had died, and would not let the girl out of her sight, hoping to give some comfort to the child, and maybe find some comfort herself.Two Halves Chapter 21 in Fan Fiction More Like This
Sora shut herself in her room and didn't come out for five days. She locked the door and wouldn't talk to anyone, saying she needed time to recover her chakra, but refusing to eat the food Hinata left for her outside the door. Naruto and Hinata stood in the kitchen and talked in hushed tones about what could possibly
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Sakura raced through the village streets with all possible haste towards the entrance to town; she had a mission and she did not want to be late. Especially this time. This was another of her special missions, a mission with her friends as the objective. I lost Sasuke, there's no way I'm losing Naruto and Hinata too, not to Akatsuki, not to the Hyugaa. The thoughts of her friends created a feeling in her that she was not familiar with. She'd begun to feel it after she'd decided to help Naruto go after Sasuke; it was a sort of protectiveness, a protectiveness of her friends, family, her village. I wonder if this is how Naruto feels all the time, he never even hesitates to throw himself in harms way to save his friends.
Memories from one of her past missions with Naruto came back to haunt her.
"Sakura watch out!" Naruto's voice called to her, his eye
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"Well that's enough of Naruto's secrets we've shared tonight, there is likely going to be more Hyugaa patrols sent out when this one fails to report in, so we'd better get some sleep because we're going to have to move come morning." Kakashi stated matter-of-factly before heading off to gather Naruto and Hinata and bring them into the cave where they would all sleep.
It wasn't long before they all drifted off to sleep excluding Kakashi who volunteered to stay up to keep a watch on the prisoners.
Several hours later
A loud shriek woke the four sleeping shinobi from their peaceful slumber, Sakura re-entered reality and opened her eyes to find the area bathed in brightly glowing lavender light. She found herself blinded by the intensity of the light but she could vaguely make out Kakashi standing shielding his eyes near what seemed to be the source of the light. She squinted trying
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He wasn't sure what had come over him, why he'd suddenly felt the need to kiss the young Kunoichi lying beside him, all he knew was he was in heaven. Naruto did his best not to moan and to control the hot feeling he felt in his loins, as Hinata's tender wet lips brushed his. It felt great and it took all his will power to keep himself from revealing that he was no longer asleep.
Why does this feel so good? But more then that it feels…right, as long as I know its Hinata, it feels right.
He kissed her again with everything he had, while still making the movements that would make him appear to be asleep. He wanted nothing more then to open his eyes and look into her beautiful eyes, but if that happened now it would be very awkward for the both of them.
First off he would have to explain why he hadn't bothered to stop her, it was fairly obvious but he wasn't ready to reveal it to H
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"Anyway", Naruto continued, his tone loosing its enthusiasm, sounding quite grave, "from the looks of that, the group we took out was a scouting party, and Hinata got some information out of a sealed scroll but from what we found out… things aren't looking good." The group sat silently waiting for him to give them the bad news. "We're going to be invaded, and not just by sound, they've allied themselves with our old enemies, the cloud and the rock villages. The attack will take place before the end of the month."
Everyone of the shinobi their with the exception of Hinata and Naruto looked pale as ghosts. They'd all experience some form of war over the years, all of them had at the chunin exams when sound had first tried to destroy Konoha, not to mention that Kakashi had even fought during the tail end of the Great War. The fact that there was an impending invasion that
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The lean muscular figure leaped through the trees, his clothing drenched from the heavy downpour that assaulted the land of fire. The gusts of wind and the mighty deluge assaulted him from every conceivable angle, but through it all the blond blue eyed teen only smiled.
It had been three long, long years, made to seem all the longer from the excruciating training his perverted sensei, the toad sage, had put him through. The young mans smile faltered slightly at thoughts of his painful training. However as quickly as it had appeared it was replaced with an even bigger grin; the training may have been difficult, but he had to admit he was stronger now then he would have thought possible.
Unfortunately… no thoughts of strength could rid him of the memories of Ero-sannin's "investigations", or his Itcha Itcha series.
The young blond's thoughts were interrupted before they could
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"My apologies, I did not know that you had not been informed. Your father has arranged for your marriage to the head of the Dangtetzku family. You are to be married Hinata-samma."
The words hit her harder then any physical blow ever could, or ever would. She was to be married to some guy she didn't even know!? But Naruto already proposed! I'm his fiancé! This can't be happening, this cannot be happening!
"Hinata-samma?" the messenger's voice brought her out of her trance to face cold hard reality.
"W-when w-was t-t-this decided?" she asked already dreading the answer.
"To the best of my knowledge your father has been setting this up for some time, my apologies for demanding your return, I was unaware that you were uninformed regarding this situation. However we must hurry back to Hiashi-samma; your father will be expecting you back shortly."
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Hinata woke with a start, Naruto's name half escaping her lips before realizing her surroundings, she lay in bed her warm covers wrapped around her, she was wearing only her still damp bra and panties; her hoody and pants were hung on the wall to dry. She looked to the door noticing it was locked, exactly as she had left it, no one had been in she knew. It wouldn't be a difficult thing for any of the Hyugaa shinobi to pick the lock and enter, but it would prove very challenging to leave and lock it again from the inside, that left only…Naruto. Hinata lay back against her pillow, her cheeks adopting the pink red shade they always did when she thought of Naruto. She knew that the only reason Naruto had removed her cloths was out of worry for her, Naruto wouldn't invade her privacy, he'd proven that already; he truly genuinely cared for her. She looked out her window and knew she hadn't been asleep more t
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The head of Naruto Uzumaki throbbed painfully behind his eyes, a fact he was reminded of by every, bump in the road, every small, insignificant pebble was at current, his enemy.
"Gah! Dammit why the hell does road have to be so dam bumpy!" he blurted finally fed up, and immediately regretted the outburst as the pain he felt behind his yes doubled. It felt like someone was poking hot needles into the backs of his eyes and he doubled over in agony, gritting his teeth, refusing to let out even the smallest cream.
As the pain receded he felt a pair of familiar arms gently warp themselves around him hugging him in close. "This is probably natural for all members of our clan, when they develop their kekkai genkai they must go through the same thing. If it makes you feel any better love, the more pain you feel means that chances are the stronger your ability wit
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Naruto and Hinata stood in awe of the great structure that stood before them. Carved into the very rock of the mountain side stood a great clan hall, one that looked more like a fortress then a family estate. Its walls, carved in both sharp and smooth designs, but always to perfection. From Hinata's perspective it became clear that someone had used a technique to mould the stone; human hands could not be so precise.
"T-this is where my ancestors lived?" Naruto asked, awe resounding in his husky voice. Hinata couldn't answer him, Tsunade had not mentioned anything like this, and she was just as shocked as he was.
Slowly Naruto approached path leading up the mountain to their destination, the path led from side to side as it progressed towards the top. "Bah why would they build the thing all the way up here!" Naruto asked, annoyed.
"Probably for defence, this w
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Hinata's body trembled and her heart raced as she felt Naruto's lips against hers, felt the warmth of his body and she pressed herself against him as her strength returned. Her mind worked circles around itself trying to comprehend what was happening, while her body reacted the way it had wanted to for so long, snuggling in as close to him as was physically possible, closing her eyes as she returned his kiss passionately, giving herself to him.
After a few seconds they broke apart leaving the other blushing profusely. It had only been a few seconds, but to Hinata it had been an eternity, what she had wished for, for so long, what she had dreamt about, had come true…Naruto, the one she loved had kissed her.
They both stood faces red staring at the ground neither able to come up with anything to say after the tender moment they had both shared. Naruto spoke first breaking the silence, "Umm… I – shouldn't you get back
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Okay now that I have your attention, this fan fiction may be the prologue, but it has prequels. To understand the story and some of the OC in it, you must read those prequels. These are written by me and my co-writer/friend Kamikashi-chan, the link can be found in my artist comment. Thank you ^^. If you have already read the prequels then please enjoy Father.
06-11 (6th Year of Godaime Hokages rule)
Naruto was lying in bed, Hinata in his arms. The morning had just arrived. Naruto was awake, but not in the mood to stand up. Hinata turned around and gazed into his eyes. Morning, Hina-chan, Naruto said softly and kissed her. How do you feel? he asked after that, with concern in his voice.
Hinata hadnt felt fine the last few days. She had thrown up several times yesterday, though her temperature was normal.
Better than y
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A disguised ninja was walking on the road. From far away he saw the gate of Konoha. A frog was sitting on his shoulder. The ninja stopped and got off the road. It has been so long, the shinobi said. Eight years to be exact. Almost eight years, over three days it will be eight years. And that exact day they planned the invasion, what a coincidence, the frog said. Not really. Lets find a hiding place. You find a hiding place, Im going home. Whatever; but tell your father I need his help within three days, after that he can get his sake. Right, see ya. The frog disappeared with a loud poof.
Keiji lay down on the pillow. I heard you got some trouble with those bullies again, a girl said looking over the edge of the bed at Keiji. Keiji nodded, yeah. He turned to his side. One day, they
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Naruto walked to the kitchen and made us a breakfast. After eating it, while playing too, we grabbed our stuff and went on our way to school, walking hand in hand. When your dad came it was kinda uncomfortable, I told him. I had the feeling I was still blushing. Yeah, he said grinning. As we approached school, I saw Ino and Tenten. They saw us too, looking amazed when they saw Naruto and I were holding hands.
When I saw Ino and Tenten stunned faces I realized they wanted to talk with Hinata. I was not really in the mood for girls talk so I gave Hinata a quick kiss and told her I was going to the guys. She smiled and nodded. I let her hand go, what I actually didnt want and walked to Shikamaru and Kiba, who were sitting on the stairs.
Yo, Naruto, where were you yeste
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Kuzunoha (葛の葉, arrowroot leaf), also written Kuzu-no-Ha, is the name of a popular kitsune character in Japanese folklore and Kitsune are the servants/children of Inari-Ô-kami. If you want to read about her, here a link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuzunoha. Inariko (稲荷子/イナリコ) means child of Inari.
After two days Naruto opened his eyes and found himself in the bedroom. Wondering how he got there and how long he had slept he sat up as his stomach was desperately asking for food. After a trip to the bathroom he walked to the kitchen. He saw his girl sitting on the couch reading some kind of book. He leaned over the couch and wrapped his arms around her. Hey beauty, he whispered as he snuggled his face into her neck.
Looking up from the book the Hyuga looked at him. Naruto, youre awak
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Naruto had his arm around his girlfriends shoulders. Together with her, Hiashi, Neji and Hanabi he was on his way to the Hokages place. All of them were invited for a dinner party. Hinata was now two months far and you started to see she was pregnant, still she was looking like a true beauty and many boys shot Naruto a jealous glare when they saw them walking close to each other like now.
Once in a while, every five minutes actually, the blonde gave her kiss on her cheek. This made Hanabi walk in front of them, not wanting to see her sister being whelmed up in passionated kisses.
Argg, would you two stop! the young Hyuga girl said annoyed when she heard her sister giggling. The blonde laughed at this comment. One day you gonna do it yourself, Hanabi-san. No way! she replied and was glad they finally reached their destination.
The Hyuga leader knocked on the door and it was Shizune that opened it and let them
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It was seven months later and a blond haired jo-nin was rushing back to his home village. During the seven months he had taken the chu-nin exam and showed he was even worth the rank of jo-nin. So a day after he promoted to chu-nin, Tsunade promoted him to jo-nin; the council even insisted it. The Hokage told him no-one ever was promoted so fast to jo-nin, when just being a chu-nin.
Now back to the reason why he was rushing. It had two reasons. Number one: he had gathered information about Iwa and that they were planning an attack within a month from now. He had been spying around for two entire months; figuring out when the attack was planned, what their force was and every little detail that was important. His Kage Bunshin had been a main part in this spying mission he was sent on alone, for only he was able to do this mission.
Though, this wasnt the main reason for him to hurry. The main reason was that day was coming closer or had already come. The day his ch
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It was an hour after noon. A few hours ago the couple had heard that Naruto was indeed the Father of the child in Hinata. Now the boy was on his way to his team-mate, Sakura, and sensei, Kakashi, to tell them the news. The girl was on her way to find her own team to tell.
Maybe the training grounds the blonde thought and walked to that place. Reaching it he saw an annoyed looking Sakura, looking his way. She jabbed her finger to him. Youre later, Naruto! We were supposed to meet three hours ago! Youre even later than Kakashi-sensei! Since when do you slack training?! Training? he mumbled surprised.
Sakura twitched her eye. Kakashi on the other hand looked amused. Naruto, it seems you picked up my tardiness. Uhm no not really the boy told as he looked at his sensei. Then why are you late? the pink haired demanded to know. I had some things on my mind t
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Hinata was worried. Naruto hadnt visited her yesterday. Now she knew he had said it could happen, he wouldnt come after 8 PM, so that was not the whole reason she was worried. What worried her was that he hadnt come yet today, while he had said it would be the first thing in the morning he would do. Right now it was already past noon and she, her sister, father and cousin were eating their lunch.
Hanabi was quickly finished and got permission to leave. Hinata took long, because she was somewhere else with her thoughts.
I take it he hasnt come yet, Hiashi said and looked at his oldest daughter. The girl only gave a small nod. Who? Neji asked. N-Naruto-kun. He had stopped by everyday to give a report on his progress searching for the shy girl trailed of. Neji blinked a few times and gave his cousin a teasing look, but stopped with that when he saw her worried face. I see. Hinata-sama, this wouldn
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Feeling rather nervous the blond haired boy knocked on the door of the Hokage office at quarter past ten in the night. He gave the girl next to him a quick glance, saw her even more uneasy face and squeezed gently in her hand to say he wouldnt let her do this alone. She gave him a smile while the new couple heard a come in at the other side of the door.
Naruto opened the door and he and Hinata entered. To their relief there was nobody else in the room. What are you two doing here at this hour? Uhm I I think I know made Hinata-chan pregnant, but Im not one hundred percent sure, so we need you to test it, the shinobi said looking away from the Hokage. Hinata-chan? Tsunade thought a little surprised. I see. Well, of course I help. Naruto now turned to look at her with a smile. Thanks. Now tell me. Who is this person?
The blonde gained a blush on his face while he m
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Hinata woke up, but had yet to open her eyes. She was laying on something that was moving and her soft snoring. Wanting to know where she was she opened her eyes and looked over to there the noise was coming from.
N-Naruto-kun?! she thought panicked and shot up. Something she shouldnt have done; moving too fast in the morning made her dizzy. So the girl needed a moment to recover from that. She looked over to him and tried to remember what happened last night. A blush appeared as she remember Naruto telling her he loved her and that he could be the father of the child inside her.
The girl looked over to her still sleeping boyfriend. Hesitated if she should do what she had in mind and finally decided to just do it. She leaned over to him and gave a soft kiss on his mouth. Hm? he responded, before opening his eyes. Its time to wake up, Naruto-kun, she whispered as she kissed him a second time.
Naruto opened his eyes, still
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Hinata nodded, and sat down next to Naruto, who was shoveling down ramen as fast as he could. Finally, he slowed, and with ramen hanging out of his mouth, looked over and saw the girl sitting next to him.
"Hinata!" he said, or at least, attempted to say, choking a bit on his ramen. Hinata blushed slightly, but decided it was time to stop running. Carpe Diem, she thought, just go with it, and show no fear.
Full of determination, Hinata said, "I'll have a bowl of whatever Naruto-kun is having today." The old man smiled, and winked at her in a kind way.
"Coming right up."
Naruto pounded on his chest, coughed a few times, and turned to face HInata. "I had no idea you ate here! I've never seen you in here before!"
Hinata smiled cutely. "I love this place, I eat here all the time."
"Guess it's a wonder we've never bumped into each other," Naruto said, smiling.
"I'll say," the old ramen man said, "You two practi
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The word rippled across Hinata's mind as her thoughts wandered, her naked body quickly numbing under the pouring waterfall.
What was respect? she thought. She had gained it from her sister, she had gained it from Neji, of all people, but not her father, and not Naruto. At least, not to her knowledge. He acknowledged her existence, acknowledged she was strong, but… respect? As a person?
"I don't know…"
A memory flashed through her head as she muttered silently.
"Neji," she had said, "May… May I ask you a favor?"
Neji turned, and it struck her just how much he disliked her. His eyes, calm and pale, just as hers, roared in anger. He wanted to say no. He wanted to slap her across the face and ask why someone so worthless would want him to do her a favor, why he was subject to someone so… so much weaker than himself.
"Of course, Hinata-sama," he replied, bowing his head. The way he said sama, it was as if he was spitting it, just trying to get the bitter taste from his mou
Apart Chapter 1: The LetterShe sat on the bench, nervously playing with her hair, fluffing her hoodie's fluffy bottom gently. She cursed herself, knowing that she wouldn't have to be here, wouldn't have to confront this challenge if she hadn't made a simple mistake.Apart Chapter 1: The Letter in Fan Fiction More Like This
I could be training, I should be training. I'm too weak right now, she thought, he'll never respect me, never think of me as an equal, never find it in him to love someone who could never come close to him. Hinata, who are you kidding? You needed more time to train, to hone your abilites so he would look at you next time you fixed a mission to be able to go with him. If you just hadn't accidentally mailed that letter...
It was the letter that had been the problem. She had written a few years ago, after the Chuunin exam, after he finally noticed her. She had edited it over the years, but the basic gist had been her explaining the way she felt about him, the reason she turned red whenever he brushed against her, the reason she retreated into
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Kiba had since re-donned his fuzzy-hooded jacket, but left it open to show the traditional black shirt and wire mesh for shinobi. His hood hung down, showing off his short brown hair, and the red fang-shaped tattoos on each side of his face were as bright as ever. His face was serious as he stood up straight, watching Tsunade shuffle papers around. She seems irritated, he thought.
Akamaru was sitting obediently by Kiba's side, even larger than he was before. Had Kiba needed to, he could have ridden upon Akamaru's back. The dog was looking around patiently, wagging his tail.
Shino stood next to Akamaru, his hands in his pockets. Shino's outfit had changed little over the years. His hair was still unkempt, his eyes were still covered by those perfectly circular sunglasses, but his jacket was gray and hooded, the zipper open, and
Apart Chapter 7: The MissionSlow, soft tendrils of light were snaking across the sky as Hinata approached the gate leading out of the city, her head lowered. She shivered slightly, in spite of the fluffy warm hoodie that covered her body. The air was the warm morning air of late spring, early summer, and a few cherry blossoms drifted around her in the light breeze. Her arm flashed out and caught one as it fluttered airily to the ground. Slowly, Hinata squeezed it, forcing chakra into it, until finally, she unclenched her hand and let the remaining dust and pollen sift away, dancing on the breeze.Apart Chapter 7: The Mission in General Fiction More Like This
Sakura. Stupid Sakura, stupid blossoms, stupid damn damn DAMN! She screamed inside her head.
Stop it, Hinata, she thought, this isn't like you. They're teammates. You've been in both Shino and Kiba's rooms, and nothing of the sort happened…
Much to the chagrin of Kiba, her angry self fired back. That… that perverted dog…
Hinata simply shook her head, squeezing her eyes tightly shut.
Stop it. Stop it. I'm not like this. I
Apart Chapter 2: The SummonsA few hours later, Hinata was awake, going through the motions of getting ready for the day. She had risen from her bed, from the security of her quilt, wiped her eyes, and had slowly hopped into the shower, like an automaton. Hinata's eyes never looked up as the warm water washed over her, washed the salty remains of her silent tears away. Her head was bent in sadness, in self-pity.Apart Chapter 2: The Summons in Teen More Like This
She got out, dried herself, and threw on her normal clothes, pulling her soft hoodie over her head and slipping into its comfort. Breakfast was a glass of milk and some toast, and she munched it halfheartedly, her pale purple eyes glossed over and half closed.
I believed it, she thought, nibbling again at the toast. I completely thought I'd mailed the letter. And it seemed so happy, everything seemed so perfect. Naruto-kun even kissed me, and he said he preferred me, and...
Good holy crap, she fired back at herself angrily, Hinata, what are you doing! You haven't pined and cried like this since you were fi
Apart Chapter 10: The OtherHinata wasn't sure how she had suddenly appeared in the forest wearing only a silky, almost too small nightgown, but found the abundance of Naruto around her very enjoyable. He moved towards her in the dark, his orange and black jacket open, his eyes serious. She was tempted to look away, to blush, to play submissive, but decided, no, not this time. She would embrace his closeness.Apart Chapter 10: The Other in General Fiction More Like This
Which is exactly what she did, Or, tried to, but Naruto beat her to it. With stunning speed, he had her in his arms, held close against his chest. She blushed, reveling in his warmth, but Naruto did not stop there. A second later, he had pushed her back against a tree, and was pressing his body against hers.
"Hinata," he whispered heavily. She chanced a glance into his eyes and saw that they seemed glossed over, distant. It was as if he was thinking about one thing, and one thing alone. Hinata could guess what was on his mind, and she liked it.
Without warning, Naruto delved into her neck, kissing, licking,
Apart Chapter 6: The MorningA scream, a gasp, and Hinata was awake, sitting up in bed. Small beads of sweat rolled down her forehead, and into her eyes. Or were they tears? The sheets were cold and wet with her sweat, and she felt as though she was burning up from the inside out. And that dream. The dream was...Apart Chapter 6: The Morning in General Fiction More Like This
"Damn vivid," she muttered, breathing heavily. She was surprised she actually said it aloud. Hinata doesn't talk like that, she thought, a bit confused. It was hard to think over her panting, her gasping. And for a second, she felt there was something inside her, something distinctly not Hinata.
It was a gone a second later, and she was left alone, alone inside herself. She was just Hinata, just shy, scared, weirded-out, uncomfortable Hinata sitting alone in her wet nightgown and her sweaty covers in her drafty apartment. She closed her eyes and ran her hands through her hair, sighing, sorting her thoughts. She tried to remember the dream, and instantly tried to forget.
She had been in a
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"Where am I?" she asked aloud. This didn't make sense. Where was Naruto? Where were the others? Where was the enemy? She stood and tried to get her bearings. Nothing seemed right in this place, surrounded by thick red mist.
A hot wind blew against her, carrying whispers with the heat. They were faint, like the voices of a chalkboard, the powdery lines given utterance to mumble white words. Hinata strained to hear them, to make some sense of the sound around her. One voice came through clearly.
A forest began to gather around her in the swirling red fog, the trees pushed into focus by some strange force.
Who…? What's going on?!
Panic rose within her, and she ran, speeding through the trees with her arms trailing out behind her.
"Don't look back! Don't let it—DAMN!"
Blood pumped painfully through Hinata's veins as she scrambled over roots and rocks and soft forest earth, fleeing from—
What am I run
Chapter 8: The Conversations"Momma, momma," Kiba said, pulling at his mother's jounin jacket. "Who is that?"Chapter 8: The Conversations in General Fiction More Like This
"That girl, on the slide, with the purply eyes! I think she's pretty!"
Kiba's mother smiled. "You like girls now, do you? No more cooties?"
"Yeah right, mom!" Kiba barked, "I'll bet she has crazy cooties! I just… prolly wouldn't mind 'em so much…" His cheeks turned a soft shade of pink which complemented his new, red fang marks.
Kiba's mother laughed and bopped him on the head. "You little tramp, you," she said, fuzzing his brown hair.
"Mom!" Kiba growled angrily, rolling away, "You're embarrassing me!" Suddenly, the wind blew, and the little girl with the purply eyes slid down the slide, smiling. Kiba closed his eyes and sniffed the air. "She smells good," he whispered.
"Go play, then!" his mom yelled, smiling as she swatted him towards the playground. "Go play!"
Kiba growled and ran towards the slide, climbing it quickly and sliding down with a high pitched howl of joy. The purply eyed girl sat at
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The rain was getting heavier as the boy leapt from rooftop to rooftop on his way home. 'What was I thinking? I can't believe I did that!' His cheeks were still burning at the thought of what had happened just a few moments ago. He barely noticed the freezing wind as it whipped around him. 'She must think I'm totally weird, I mean she just stood there staring right through me.' Soon his apartment building emerged out of the darkness. He made the last jump, landing in front of his doorway. 'I just hope I don't run into her anytime soon; it would be so awkward,' he thought, as he opened the door and stepped in.
He locked the door behind him, shook some of the water out of his hair and moved to take off his jacket, only to realise he wasn't wearing it. Confusion turned to panic when he suddenly remembered where it was. 'Aw great, she still has my jacket!' He slumped his shoulders and groaned, realising he was going to have to see her again a
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Chapter 5: Priorities
A driving rain battered the houses of the small port town on the shores of the Land of Water. Thick black clouds obscured the light of the moon and a howling wind whipped at the ships sails. Unseen and unheard, four shadowy figures leapt over the side before dashing across the surface of the water toward the shore. Moving from shadow to shadow, the four shinobi made their way through the empty streets.
"We're here," whispered the silver haired Jonin to the others, before slamming the door knocker three times. All watched their surroundings carefully while they waited for an answer.
The door's spy hole slid open. "Who are you?" a gruff and irritated voice asked.
"I'm here to discuss matters of interest," the one eyed ninja replied.
There was a pause before the voice behind the door responded. "And just what makes you think that I would be interested in such matters?"
"Because they matter to those who take matters into their own
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Chapter 3: Resolve
Hinata tried to ignore the slight tingle in her left side; all that remained of the stabbing pain that had been plaguing her just two weeks ago. She rushed through the village streets, hoping she wouldn't be late. 'An urgent summons from the Hokage, what could be so important?' she thought. 'It couldn't be a mission already. My team hasn't returned yet, and I've only just recovered from my surgery.'
She dashed up the steps and through the halls to the Hokage's office. Pausing briefly to catch her breath, she presented herself before the Hokage's assistant.
"Ah, Hinata." Shizune looked up from her work and gestured her forward. "You can go in. They're all waiting for you."
Hinata knocked lightly, and was answered with the Hokage's call to enter. She opened the door and took the first step in, only to freeze when she heard another familiar voice from inside the room.
"C'mon, Grandma Tsunade, what's this all about?" the boy asked im
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Chapter 4: Friendship
Hinata awoke the following morning, her body aching from head to toe. The others had set a punishing pace the previous two days, and now it was all catching up with her. Not that aches and pains were unfamiliar to her. She'd trained herself to exhaustion countless times before, just like him.
She opened her eyes to see Sakura still asleep in the bunk across from her. Hinata rose quietly, so as not to wake the pink haired girl, and began stretching out her tired muscles as best she could in their rather cramped cabin. A slight twinge of pain caught her in the side, and she stopped her stretching routine to check on her injury. She stepped over to the mirror on the wall and lifted her night shirt to inspect it.
Sakura stirred from her slumber. "Good morning," she yawned.
"Good morning, Sakura," Hinata replied without turning from the mirror.
Sakura rubbed the drowsiness from her eyes and sat up. "Is it still botherin
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Chapter 29: All You Need.
The boy sat on the edge of his hospital bed looking out upon the Leaf village, perhaps for the last time. "I'm sorry Grandma," he said with a sigh.
Tsunade shook her head. "Naruto, you don't have to keep saying that."
"But I messed up, worse than ever," he said, hanging his head in shame.
"I won't blame you for your motivations," the Hokage said, "but the way you tried to solve the problem was reckless and foolhardy. You have to learn to solve your problems without using your fists. Sometimes violence is the only way, but you should always look for an alternative."
"I know that, Grandma," he said dejectedly. "I guess I deserve to get kicked out of the village like this. I just wish Hinata didn't have to be punished, too."
The boy didn't see the slight smile that tugged at the Hokage's lips. 'He may try to look all tough and macho, but he cares so much about other people,' she thought to herself. 'If he can just grow up a l
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Chapter 7: Secrets
"No wonder they call it the Land of Water," Sakura commented, as the group passed yet another vast lake. "This is the third lake we've passed today." Her eyes followed the stream that fed it up into the towering mountains, which seemed to be permanently shrouded in a dense halo of mist.
"So how far is the capital, anyway?" Naruto asked.
"It'll be another two days at least, going at this pace," Kakashi answered.
"Two days! Then why are we going so slow?" the boy protested. "We could get there in half a day, no problem."
Sakura sighed in exasperation. "Naruto, how many times do we have to remind you? We're under cover! If we travelled at full speed, anyone who saw us would know instantly that we're ninja."
"But if we keep off the roads and stuff we probably won't run into anybody," he retorted. "I mean it's not like anyone's looking for us."
"You idiot!" Sakura growled. "Didn't you listen to anything that Yano said? A whole
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Chapter 9: Escape
"Move!" Kakashi yelled as he shoved Sakura toward the nearest exit.
Sakura hesitated for a moment, her eyes still fixed on the spectacled ninja below them. But she soon turned when Kusari began shouting orders to pursue.
She barged through the door, with Kakashi right on her heels. They stormed down the corridor toward the stairs, all thoughts of stealth now forgotten. The sound of running footsteps seemed to come from all directions.
The door to the stairwell in front of them suddenly burst open. Sakura didn't even slow down. She forced chakra into her fist and punched the man off his feet, carrying him straight back through the doorway. The petite kunoichi pressed her charge, slamming him into the two men that followed him and sending all three into the wall behind. She vaulted over the railing and dropped to the floor below, followed closely by Kakashi.
The two ninja ran at full pace toward the storeroom and the escape tunnel b
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Chapter 26: The lingering fear
The sound of distant, muffled voices tugged at the boy's consciousness. Groggily he opened his eyes to see blurred faces surrounded by a fuzzy white haze. He tried to strain his ears to make out what they said, tried to focus his eyes to see who they were. But he felt so tired. The pull of unconsciousness was too strong and he drifted off again.
Was it moments later, or hours, or days? He couldn't tell. The voices came back to him again and this time, along with them, came feeling. He tried to speak, but only managed a slight groan. He heard one of the voices respond, but still couldn't make out the words. With all the force of will he could muster he pried open his eyes. A pink blur filled his vision followed by a yellow one.
He recognised his name from among their muffled words, though he wasn't sure which one was speaking.
He tried to push his breath past his lips. "...S-Sa-ku-ra... G-Grand
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Chapter 12: Rest
'So warm...' She curled up closer to him. 'So soft...' She nestled her head into his chest. He rocked her back and forth, slowly, gently. 'Hmm, Naruto...' She didn't want it to end, but gradually the dream began to fade away.
Hinata could hear the ocean waves. She felt the ship roll gently from side to side. Then came the unpleasant prickling sensation in her temples. Her eyes felt dry and cold. She tried to open them but quickly squeezed them shut again. They felt as though they were full of sand. For a moment the girl just lay back and listened to the sound of the water. Then she heard someone breathing. She turned onto her side and pried one eye open just long enough to see Sakura lying on her stomach in the bed across from her, asleep. Hinata sighed. Her friend was alive. Their mission had been successful, and they were on their way home.
A few minutes later, she heard the pink haired girl stir. "S-Sakura?" Hinata whispered.
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Chapter 46: For their masters
Finally the boy's fitful campfire brought the water to a boil. He poured the perfect amount without needing a measure. He had the making of instant ramen down to a fine art. Normally the three minute wait was agonising for him, but this time there was a hint of apprehension as he counted down the seconds in his head.
'Three... two... one... zero.' He slowly peeled back the lid and reached for his chopsticks. The spicy aroma tickled at his nose, and his stomach growled in anticipation, but the boy paused. 'This could be it. If I lose to her again, this will be the last ramen I taste for a whole month.' Naruto shook those thoughts out of his head and frowned at himself. 'No, I can't think like that! I know I can beat her. This is going to be no problem.' He scooped up the first mouthful and tried his best to enjoy it. 'No problem at all.' He swallowed the precious noodles reluctantly. 'Even if I can't use my Shadow Clone
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Prologue: Being hit, get shot
Rock Lee, Maito Gai, Hyuga Neji and Tenten were hidden in the woods surrounding the village, waiting for the reappearance of their target. Thanks to the alliance with sand, they received information that the missing-nin from Hidden Mist village who tried to assassinate Kakashi and Godaime Hokage would meet here his customer. If they would stick to the plan, they would be able to catch him and his customer if nothing went wrong
Gai activated his radio. Neji, can you see him already?
Neji focused his Byakugan. He is still in the tea house, Gai-sensei. Should not one of us get closer, silently?
That would be too dangerous by now, Neji. Is his customer with him?
Not yet , wait, Gai-sensei. It seems the daimyo (ruler) of the Rain country is simply fed up with our Kage and your rival and decided to get rid of both.
But why wouldn
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First Story: Rock Lee and Yakushi Nekomata
Chapter 2: The odd couple
Nearly two months had passed by since that mission. Gai was looking for his favourite student, he had invited his students for training; instead he met the others, Tenten and Neji.
Neji-kun, did you see Lee recently?
Unfortunately not, Gai-sensei. He hadnt been training with us for while I wonder where hes going for training, for I am sure that he is training somewhere
Thats quite unusual for him, not telling us where he is, Gai mentioned.
I know where he trains. Tenten grinned nastily.
What?! The two men seemed puzzled.
Every day he is not on duty, he goes to the estate of the Yakushi clan, training with the eldest daughter of Yakushi Yamato. The girl is as fast as he himself. He may not realise it, but training at the centre of the estate is the closest idea of a date a Yakushi could have. And don
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First Story: Rock Lee and Yakushi Nekomata
Chapter 1: Being Watched/The path of the wordless clan
Rock Lee awakened by the sound of singing birds and a clattering noise outside of his room. Confused and heavy-headed, he tried to get up, but Yohei, who was checking him silently, pressed him back to his bed. Two daffodils stood in a vase on a table beside him.
Stay down, Lee-kun. Youve had a concussion. If you get up, you will fall unconscious again for sure.
The soft but firm grip of the medic ninja in green robes, and the fact that he was carrying a short sword, convinced Lee to stay down. Who are you? Where am I? What happened to me? he asked.
You are in Konoha hospital; I am Yakushi Yohei, your medical ninja in charge. The Ame-nin you killed was able to break your left leg twice and to hit you unconscious. It seems that you ability to fight unconsciously allowed you to win the fight, however. As you had hit the ground, it seems
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Chapter 3: Morning after
Lee awakened early by the sound of birds singing loudly outside of the room he was in. First he felt somehow confused where he was and what he had done last night as his memory and senses kicked in. The first thing he noticed about himself while getting up was that he was naked, his body covered only by the silk blankets they slept under after an arduous night. His movements raised her from her slumber, for he pulled accidentally the blankets from her away.
Mm Nekomatas hand reached for the blanket.
Suddenly, he felt ashamed, somehow, but also surprisingly comfortable. I woke up with a girl by my side Then he noticed immediately that she was naked as well. Gods, what an astonishing beauty she was
Mm give me the blanket, lazy bone! Without a warning, Nekomata awakened completely and sat up immediately, pulling back her blanket. A smile appear
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Epilogue: Master and student
A week later, Gai and Lee sat on a huge rock, watching the sunset. Gai knew that his precious student had changed for the better in a certain way; his feelings and his mind were not so naive anymore. They talked about nothing special until the conversation came to Nekomata and Lee.
If I think about it, I never needed a single word to reach her, Gai-sensei.
Huh? How do you mean that, Lee? The great taijutsu master was surprised.
Neko-chan told me once that the only true path her family knows to tell something is either duelling or just doing it. I think that this path suits me quite well. Or what do you think, Gai-sensei? As Lee lifted his head, Gai was surprised to see an unusual mature smile on his students face.
He really has changed, he became a man, Gai thought, mirroring his students smile. I think that you had made the right decisi
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Epilogue: The new Path
Kakashi awakened, completely blinded by bandages. Confused, he tried to pull away the bandages, but was stopped by a pair of soft but strong hands. Where am I? Who Kamikashi? Quickly, he concentrated his chakra on his ears, making him able to listen to the sounds of morning sunrise: singing birds and clattering hospital breakfast tablets.
Good morning, blind one. How do you do? Do not try to pull these bandages away, you still need them. Kamikashi sat beside his bed, preventing him from taking off the bandages, stroking him gently in his face.
His head felt as if the world was turning upside-down as he tried to get up. Again she stopped him. Stay down. Or do you want to fall in a coma?
Gods, this voice makes me drunken No, of course not. Where am I? He leaned himself back. He could even nearly see her ironic sm
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Prologue: Wedding of the Cloudy Field
March 12th, Tuesday. 7th Year of the rule of Godaime Hokage.
Clatter. Sakura, fetch the post!
Sometimes, I really wish she would disappear Yes, haha (mother)! Enervated, Sakura left her room and picked up the letters which came through the letterbox slot in the door. Most of them were advertisement and bills for her parents, but one of them was different, for there was no address written on it, just To Haruno Sakura-sama in a very refined handwriting on it. That handwriting Kakashi-sensei?
Sakura, where are my letters?
Annoyed, the young kunoichi tossed the other letters onto the dining table and rushed back to her room. HEY!
The outcry of indignation by her mother didnt bother her; instead, she slammed the door behind her and tossed herself on her bed, the letter still in hand. She opened
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Chapter Three: The things which are truly important
Nightfall. Is he still following us, Keisuke-o-toto-san?
Step-by-step, o-nee-sama. His speed is quite impressive. If we camp now at the Valley of the End, we might be able to get him tonight.
This means that we might be able to return him to normal society and to show him truly important things before sunrise. Let's go!
Ten minutes later, they set up a fire on the northern cliff (Sound country side), making themselves ready for camping. Kamikashi however threw the cage with Itachi over the cliff, making him hanging from the chains he was wrapped in. After she secured the chains on a pole, she went down to him, standing on the wall. She smirked. In your position I wouldn't try to move or to escape.
Itachi was not impressed. Why this?
If you move, the chain will be
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Prologue: The depressed cherry blossom
Konoha hospital children's intensive care, a week later. Tuesday. Sakura-san, could you help us, please? One of the kids cannot stop with crying.
Okay, I am coming. Sakura calmed the upset children on intensive care down. But there is nobody who comforts my heart, she murmured bitterly.
All of her friends seemed to get happier, to get together by now, but she felt left behind. If she was not eating at home, she mainly ate alone. Nevertheless, she had to take on the duty of Yakushi Nekomata-senpai, who was pregnant by now. That meant nearly every day ten hour watches on children's intensive care and taking care of the gynaecological department, which was in effect mainly taking care of her pregnant friends, Hinata and Nekomata. Today, her senpai would come just before lunch. If she was lucky, she could eat with Shizune&
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Chapter Two: Pursuing Itachi (or why S-rank isnt hard enough )
At the village main gate, the three made themselves ready for the hunt.
Are we not going to fly to the Land of the Waterfall, o-nee-sama? Keisuke asked as he saw that his sister made no attempt to summon an eagle.
No, we walk. We have to gather information in order to capture him; and we had to spread the news that we are ordered to cut his head off. That's why we walk. Is that clear? A pair of sharp eyes was focused on the two younger shinobi.
All right, I get it. Inariko declined. Well then, let's go!
Later, in the evening they stood at the country border, at the Valley of the End. (Note: the next conversation is telepathic.)
So this is where the two battled each other. Just behind the border is a tea house, we will rest there for tonight. Kamikashi mentioned
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"Mum, I'm home!" I yelled as I walked through my front door.
"Hey honey, where have you been? Work ended half an hour ago," She said to me as I sat on the couch where mum was sitting watching the TV.
"Hanging out with a friend," I answered.
"Was this friend a guy by any chance?"
"Maybe. But I've made lots of friends," I tried changing the subject.
"So you've made friends. What are their names?" She asked, interested.
"Well, there's Naruto, Sakura, Sasuke, Temari, Matsuri, Tenten, Gaara and Neji was there too."
"And which of these friends were you hanging out with after school?"
"Naruto. Why?" I asked trying to hide my blush.
"No reason." She said with a sly smirk on her face.
** SURVIVING HIGH SCHOOL**
"Hey Hina-baby! Come here!"
I could tell that was Kiba's voice, so I just walked faster down the road towards school. I didn't even look back I just kept walking.
I could hear him gaining on me, so I kept speeding up. I could see the
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** THE STALKED **
"... I would really like to ki-" Naruto started but was cut off by soft lips on his. He was quite shocked, but closed his eyes and surrendered to the gentle passion of the kiss. He could feel sparks running down his body as their lips moved gently and lovingly against each other.
Slowly they parted, eyes slowly opening, looking straight into each others, "Well, that explains it." Naruto smiled gently at her, "I really am falling for you."
Hinata blushed, her eyes never leaving his, "Well, the feeling's mutual." She leant in as their lips reconnected, this time more passionately.
"Come on, it's getting late, let's get you home." Naruto took her hand once again, picking up her shoes and her handbag and leading her to his car.
** THE STALKED **
** THE STALKED **
Hinata smiled as she entered her house, listening to the sound of Naruto driving back to the station. He was going to spend another all-nighter in the office with Shikamaru. But he had had
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** THE STALKED **
"So, she called Naruto at about midnight, and she told us about it, and also finding out that Hiashi was not Hinata's biological father in the process. We then decided that this whole case revolved around Hinata's mystery dad." Minato had his suspicions how Kakashi fit into the story now, but kept quiet, and waited until his suspicions were true or false. "So, Naruto took Hinata to the DNA scanners, while I took Hiashi to the station, which was today, and now we came here, after finding out that Hinata's father, was in fact, Kakashi Hatake. And Naruto could remember you telling him about said person, so we are here to find out all we can about him." Shikamaru summarised the rest of the story.
"So, we need to know everything you know about Kakashi Hatake."
** THE STALKED **
Minato looked between the three that were currently seated on the opposite end of the table. "Kakashi was a good guy. Like a brother to me," Minato sighed, looking between the
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A NARUHINA FANFIC.
CHAPTER 1 New School, New Friends, New enemies, New Life.
** SURVIVING HIGH SCHOOL**
"HINATA!!!!THAT'S IT!! I'VE HAD ENOUGH OF YOU! YOU DON'T DO ANYTHING RIGHT! YOU'RE ABSOLUTELY WORTHLESS!! NO LONGER AM I GOING TO CALL YOU A DAUGHTER OF MINE!! PACK YOUR STUFF AND GET OUT OF MY HOUSE!!"
My father's words replayed over and over in my head as I stared out the car window, I unconsciously rubbed my sore shoulder from the bruise where Hiashi (I couldn't even call him father anymore) had hit me. I could also tell that a bruise was forming on my cheek, but I was too sad to give it any thought.
I looked over to my mother, Hikari who was driving towards her home with tears trickling down her cheeks. She shouldn't have had to see my father hit me, but I was happy she came when she did, or else I would have many more bruises over my body.
The car pulled up to the garage of my new home. It was small, but I had a feeling I'd enjoy it much mor
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** THE STALKED **
She glanced down at her phone, now all she needed was to wait for the call. And just as she expected, her phone went off.
"Hello?" She asked, even though she knew it was the police.
"Stay in the house, and don't let anyone in unless they knock three times. Naruto is on his way now and I'll be there with reinforcements in about ten minutes." Shikamaru's voice, which was a little panicked, was heard on the other side of the line.
Hinata hesitated, a little scared at the tone Shikamaru was using, but she knew she had to ask, "Where is he?"
"... Outside the house."
And all that confidence flew straight out the window
** THE STALKED **
"Shikamaru?! What do I do?! Oh my god!" She was hyperventilating, barely holding the phone to her ear she was shaking so much.
"It's okay. Calm down." Shikamaru told her, "Is the front door locked?"
Hinata nodded, then realised that he couldn't see her, "Y-Yes."
"Good. What room are you in?"
"I-I'm in the l-lounge ro
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** THE STALKED **
"Thank you, Naruto." She whispered as he gently laid her into the bed and taking a spot next to her. Quite a few times he had to remind himself to get rid of those perverted thoughts, because, well, he was in the same bed as the girl he was falling in love with, so the thoughts were lingering, but he quickly pushed them aside, still holding her tightly, against his chest as her breathing deepened and she quickly fell asleep.
Naruto grinned at his sleeping beauty, taking in her gorgeous vanilla and lavender scent. He wasn't very surprised, the smell suited her perfectly, and he loved it. Gently reaching his hand that wasn't wrapped around her waist, he stroked her hair, making her nuzzle into him appreciatively in her sleep, and him smile even more. He took a deep breath of her overwhelmingly calming scent, and slowly let her heartbeat lull him to sleep. He could really get used to sleeping like this. Even just being in close proximity to this g
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** THE STALKED **
Shikamaru nodded, "But for now, Naruto's going to take you home. You need some rest. And don't worry, it's very unlikely those people who broke into your house will come back tonight. But if they do, call one of us, we'll most likely be up all night."
Naruto nodded, gave a subtle grateful look to Shikamaru before showing Hinata out of the room, Naruto not far behind her.
** THE STALKED **
** THE STALKED **
Naruto and Hinata walked out of the police station, and walked the rest of the way back to the police car. "Would you be able to direct me to your house?" Naruto asked, because he had no idea where Hinata lived.
"Yes." Hinata nodded, smiling as Naruto opened the door for her once again. "You are such a gentleman, you know that?" She smiled at him, as they both took a seat in the car, both in the front seats.
He smiled at her, "Thank you. I think you're the first person who's ever told me that. Actually, I think you'll be the only person who
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** SURVIVING HIGH SCHOOL**
About half way through the lesson, I felt something warm touch my cheek. I let out a small shriek and nearly fell off my chair but quickly regained my balance as the hand was retracted from my face.
"What the hell was that for?!" I growled.
He spoke like I hadn't said anything, "Who did that to you gorgeous?" Kiba asked concentrating on my fading bruise.
"None of your business," I growled under my breath.
"Somebody's feisty. I like that," he winked.
I almost puked and this time I did fall off my chair. I saw his hands come out to catch me but I twisted my torso so he wouldn't catch me, I would much rather land on the floor. And I did.
Now I was happy for the six years of forced ballet. Since I was very flexible I was able to slide out of his grasp. Even if it meant landing on the floor.
The whole class went silent and turned to me. I blushed in embarrassment and picked myself off the floor, ignoring the stare
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"You son of a bitch!!" I yelled, punching the unsuspecting Duke in the face, "You go as far as touch my friends again and you will pay big time you selfish bastard!! You think you're going to take me to be your wife!? I'm not going to marry y-" my sentence was cut short and my eyes widened when he placed a piece of material over my unsuspecting mouth and nose. I could smell the scent of chloroform before my world also went black.
** SURVIVING HIGH SCHOOL**
** SURVIVING HIGH SCHOOL**
I slowly opened my eyes to a dark room. Blinking a few times, I saw that I was in a bedroom, an awfully unfamiliar bedroom. Looking around, I took in my surroundings. There was a large bed, in the middle of the room, with a blue and black checked pattern on the blanket, there were some black tables, and a small desk in the corner of the room, with some pencils and paper stacked messily on it.
"Matsuri!!" I whispered to myself, remembering what had happened, and turnin
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** THE STALKED **
Hinata had never been so scared in her life. She couldn't defend herself as the bald man approached, and the 'run' option wasn't really coming through to her head. She was in such a shock and so scared that she couldn't move. The next thing she saw was a clenched fist flying straight towards her and she let out an ear-piercing scream before she was hit in the cheek, in such a hard hit that had her flying into a table. She felt herself hit the ground awkwardly before her mind went black.
** THE STALKED **
Slowly, Hinata pried her eyes open, feeling an agonising pain in her head and abdomen. She tried to sit up, really awkwardly since her stomach was hurting like hell. Slowly pulling up her pyjama shirt, Hinata saw the huge purple bruise residing there, they must've kicked me on their way out or something. She also noticed that her arm was either dislocated or broken, and she couldn't see it, but she was sure her face wasn't looking too pretty at th
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It goes on for as far as I can see! Naruto said. Stood, clear as day, but surrounded by a blackness that held nothing. HELLO! He cried.
What do you mean youre letting him into the academy?! Said the voice of an elderly man.
I agree, it would foolish to allow that boy to become adept at fighting. Came an elderly womans voice.
Naruto looked around, but could see no-one.
I do not believe it would be much of a problem. Defended a familiar voice, the voice of the third Hokage. Naruto is lonely, and needs people around him. And his growing anger towards the villagers who persecute him will undoubtedly cause a problem in the future. At least with something to focus on, and direct his emotions, he may become an invaluable asset to the village.
That is a good point. But it still does not remove the danger of what he is capable of. Said the woman.
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The picnic continued on for several more hours, until the sun began to set. Hinata had barely left Narutos side since his arrival, and he had been quiet most of the time, listening to his friends chatting about life since he left. Neji though kept his distance, unsure of Narutos reaction to his presence.
The groups split up and to go to their homes, saying their goodbyes to Naruto and telling him how happy they were he was back in the village.
Hinata decided to stay with Naruto a little longer, and walked with him back to his apartment. Her one arm around his, and another holding a large bag.
Its so good to have you back. Hinata said as she hung on to his arm as they walked. She had said it so many times she had lost count, but each time meant just as much as the time before.
Hinata. Naruto said, I... I want to say Im sorry.
For what? Hinata asked, unsure what he was apologising for.
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A few days passed and the investigation team returned to Konoha, the rumours about Naruto, and the destruction of the town had spread through the village by this time, and everyone was awaiting the news about what they had concluded.
Morino Ibiki had led the investigation, and reported his findings to both the council and Tsunade. He had concluded that the attack was done by ninjas numbering at least four, and at least one of them prominent in using fire style jutsus. Something Naruto didnt know. He also concluded that there was a battle, and that in that battle, the four ninjas were killed.
His overall conclusion, Naruto had arrived after the attack and killed the rogue ninjas.
The council was happy with the conclusion, not even concerned with the fact they had not had faith that Naruto was responsible.
Ibiki and Tsunade left the council chambers together and moved to her office.
Ibiki. Was there anything to explain Narutos recent behaviou
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It took Naruto ten minutes to reach the source of the smoke. It WAS the town... literally, the smoke was from the charred remains of the burned out buildings that littered the small community.
Naruto slowly, and diligently, walked down the main street, looking at the buildings, and the kunai that lay scattered across the floor. The same street he had walked down just a two hours ago had gone from a beautiful place, to hellish shell. His face contorted as he also began to notice bodies, some charred, and still smoking, others, cut up, Who did this? he thought to himself as he continued through the town.
The sounds of laughter echoed through the air and Naruto paused. Up ahead were people, alive. He snuck up, keeping out of sight until he could determine who they were. Were they the ones responsible? Or villagers?
Naruto took cover behind a blackened crate and spied on four ninja, their forehead protectors, having a slash through the symbol of their village of origi
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The next morning, Hinata arrived back at the hospital as early as she could to be with Naruto, but found that he was still unconscious and in a comatose like state.
Will he be ok, Sakura? Hinata asked the pinked haired medic.
Im sure he will. Sakura smiled, but truthfully, she didnt know. Not even Tsunade knew in what condition Naruto would be in when he awoke; mentally or physically. The only thing they could do, was wait.
And wait they did, for four days.
Each day Naruto began to stir more and more in his sleep, going from a comatose stillness, to having nightmares that made his body twitch and move.
Hinata spent much of her time with him, foregoing her new training regime just so she could be there in case he awoke. When visiting hours were over she would go home, and try to train, but her mind would always wander to thoughts of her boyfriend.
By the third day, Naruto had begun to have nightmares, almost constantly, with only an hour o
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Over the next few days Naruto remained reclusive, staying inside his apartment, leaving only to get food, or take long lonely walks around the village.
His friends would visit from time to time, and while he would let them in and talk to them, he would shy away from any discussion concerning the towns destruction, much to the annoyance of the Tsunade, who was still waiting to hear Narutos side, as was the council.
We must know what happened. One of the councilmen said.
I sent an investigation team there, to ascertain what happened. Tsunade said.
And what if they find out that the fox is responsible? Another councillor asked.
Naruto assures me that the destruction had nothing to do with him, OR the fox. Tsunade replied.
So why hasnt he given you more details?
I... I dont know. Tsunade said.
Ive heard reports of violent outbursts... against his friend too.
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Hinata ran into the hospital, the concern for Naruto was clear across her face. The news had quickly reached her thanks to a Hyuuga clan member who had witnessed to the scene at the gates. She wondered what could have happened to him, he had seemed fine earlier that day, and to take a sudden turn in this way, seemed almost like she was in a waking nightmare.
W-w-w-where is Naruto? she asked at the front desk.
You mean Uzumaki Naruto? The receptionist enquired.
Y-yes. Hinata said.
One moment. The receptionist said, as she looked through a book.
Hinata?! Sakura said, surprised to see her so soon, she herself had only just heard the news about Naruto, and she was on one of the wards.
Sakura. Hinata said, turning to the pink haired medic, distressed. N-Naruto... hes here... do you... do you know where he is?
Ok... calm down. Sakura said as she held panicked Hyuuga. I
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Naruto was laying on his bed, staring at the ceiling, he had wished so much to be able to stop thinking about his problems, but they had instead been replaced by even more. He turned on his side, his head filled with thoughts of Hinata.
Whyd she have to say that? He thought to himself. Whyd she have to tell me she liked me? Why... Why did I have to fly off the handle like that?
Naruto turned on his stomach and buried his face in his cushion.
Did you enjoy rejecting her? Asked the fox.
Shut up. Naruto said.
Ha-ha-ha. You can see that she was truthful in her confession.
And you rejected her, someone who actually likes you. Just because of pity
Just be quiet.
First you attack the girl you believed you loved... and then the girl who loved you.
I SAID... be quiet.
You have opened the flood gates that held back your anger... your fury...
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Naruto visited Hinata everyday she was still in the hospital, even sneaking in after visiting hours, much to the humour of his friends, commenting that it was the first time Naruto ever crept IN to a hospital.
Hinata enjoyed the visits a lot, and her recovery went well, until one day, Tsunade came to her room.
Naruto was sat on the bed next to her, as her father, Hanabi, and Neji stood nearby, having been asked to come.
What is it Obaa-chan? Naruto asked, concerned.
The test results and the x-rays of Hinatas shoulder have come back. Tsunade said, and the look on her face told him it wasnt good news.
What... whats wrong? Hinata said, squeezing Narutos hand.
It seems the damage to your shoulder hasnt healed as well as we had hoped for, and your entire arm has been affected. Tsunade explained.
Affected. How? Naruto asked.
Firstly, her arm isnt as strong or as quick as it shoul
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Gamako! What the hell are they doing here? Gamakichi asked as he approached the trio. Do they have permission?
Well... not exactly. Gamako said. TH-they beat me in a fight... but they tricked me.
Ri-ght. Gamakichi said, looking at his young sibling, unconvinced. Hey... Konohamaru. He finally said, noticing who was with Gamako.
Hey Gamakichi, long time no see. Konohamaru said happily.
Yeah... is that your girlfriend? The big toad asked.
Who? Hanabi? No. Konohamaru said blushing.
Y-yeah. Were just friends. Hanabi said, blushing a little herself.
Then why are you holding hands? Gamakichi smirked.
EHH?! they both cried as they realised they were still holding hands. They quickly separated their palms, and blushed even brighter.
Why didnt you let me go? Hanabi cried.
ME?! Why didnt you?
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DameWren has given permission to anyone that wants to continue her wonderful fic Two Halves which I intend to do. I greatly appreciate any feedback / comments.
AN Sorry for the delay on this, I had writers block It was my birthday on Tuesday Also chapter 13 has been started, Im hoping to have it ready for HH by Friday. If youre not up-to-date on the manga, there are some spoilers ahead. Oh, chapter 12 is the celebration on breaking 100,000 words and 20,000 hits on the fanfiction dot net site Thank you everyone for the support and help!
Thank you Hinatas Husband for the beta, I appreciate all the hard work you do.
I do not make any monies off this fanfic. Naruto is copyright of Masashi Kishimoto. Sora, Yasu, Miki, Nori, Dango, Kaze Clan, and Shivani are all copy right of DameWren.
The Nature of Orange
Dusk settled over the
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DameWren has given permission to anyone that wants to continue her wonderful fic Two Halves which I intend to do. I greatly appreciate any feedback / comments.
AN Thank you for all the well-thought-out reviews, theyve helped me out quite a bit! Im sorry for the late chapter, its been crazy at work with year-end stuff and Im hoping to go back to my once a week release this week. Thanks for continuing to read BTW, chapter 445 is full of lulz.
Thank you Hinatas Husband for the beta, I appreciate all the hard work you do.
I do not make any monies off this fanfic. Naruto is copyright of Masashi Kishimoto. Sora, Yasu, Miki, Nori, Dango, Kaze Clan, and Shivani are all copyright of DameWren.
She could feel herself changing. In what way, she couldnt put her finger on but, she knew that it was responsible for her current
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DameWren has given permission to anyone that wants to continue her wonderful fic Two Halves which I intend to do. I greatly appreciate any feedback / comments.
AN k the Pein arc is getting... interesting. If not overdone! I did however do a line art of a very vulnerable Naruto~ go check out my deviantart :3
Thank you Hinatas Husband for the beta, I appreciate all the hard work you do and how you put up with my terrible writing in drafts.
I do not make any monies off this fanfic. Naruto is copyright of Masashi Kishimoto. Sora, Yasu, Miki, Nori, Dango, Kaze Clan, Shivani are all copyright of DameWren.
There are certain moments in life that are defined by a specific event. The one that defines the certainty of existence can be pinned down to that split second you find yourself at a crossroad pointing in several directions. The moment that changes th
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A continuation by eternalshiva
DameWren has given permission to anyone that wants to continue her wonderful fic Two Halves. Even if there are 3 chapters to Twice Shy, I decided to straight up start it from chapter 1, some of the development I think is too fast and didnt flow right. Ive read a few floating around and I wanted to do my own since I didnt feel very satisfied with some of the direction they had taken.
AN This... chapter was really hard to write. Took a long time to get what I needed to say correctly! Written exams are boring Tried to make it interesting but meh, this focused on different things.
Thanks to HinatasHusband for the quick corrections I appreciate it very much.
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Sora, Yasu, Miki, Dango, Kaze Clan, Shivani are all copyright of DameWren.
The fifth Kazekage walked slowly toward
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Continuation by eternalshiva
DameWren has given permission to anyone that wants to continue her wonderful fic Two Halves. Even if there are 3 chapters to the official Twice Shy, I decided to straight up start it from chapter 1, some of the development I think is too fast and didnt flow right. Ive read a few floating around and I wanted to do my own since I didnt feel very satisfied with some of the directions they had taken.
AN I took into consideration what some people suggested and made quite a few changes to the chapter, I hope this is easier to read and follow now Thanks go to In Ghost Colors on for helping me out!
AN Edit The great re-beta begins! Ive managed to convince my beta to review the first 2-3 chapters. Huzzah to re-read! And I apologize for all of those who will be getting warnings in their e-mails as though I updated Psych?
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Ch.1 - Uninvited Party Guest
"Dad?!" A tiny voice is heard amongst a sea of ninja.
Naruto Uzumaki, now 23, is celebrating his birthday with a group of his friends. Ninja from all throughout the land have gathered, some from Sunagakure, such as Temari, Kankuro and the village's own Kazekage, Gaara have made an appearance.
However Naruto is almost annoyed that not everyone can be here, as there were still many people he wished could come, but he had to send them on missions. Many of his friends were now Jounin and were getting their own teams to train, look after and take on missions. Sasuke was no exception.
During the 4th Great Shinobi War, Sasuke had ended up aiding Naruto to defeat the masked man by the name of 'Tobi' along with a sum of the enemies. After the war had ended Sasuke was imprisoned for a year but Tsunade worked hard to get him set free early, and even reinstated as a Konoha ninja. Once reinstated, he was immediately bumped up to Jounin level. Shortly after he was
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Hinata put some force into the door until it swung open, unjamming itself. A small cloud of dust swirls past Hinata's nose, causing her to sneeze.
"Ah, sorry about the dust" Naruto grins childishly. He had been meaning to clean his apartment for a few months now but found he never had the time anymore.
"Its fine, Naruto-kun" Hinata sniffles a little then steps into the small apartment. It was relatively tidy, though there were still matters like dusting, vacuuming and other small things needed. Hana squeezes between Hinata and Naruto with a huge grin on her face. She turns to face Hinata, excitement written all over her face.
"Can I show you my room?" Hana almost squealed, her excitement that her and her parents could peacefully live together, even if only briefly was a dream come true. Hinata smiled and nodded at her, placed her bags by Naruto's sofa then followed her down a small hall to her room. Naruto smiled to himself. He was glad to see Hana happy, H
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Ch12. Training's peak!
Naruto woke to the comforting smell of lavender. It was surprising to him how sweet and comfortable it was. The light cascading from the cracks in the curtains beamed across his deep red cotton bedcovers. Yawning and stretching his arms above his head he opened his eyes in time to see Hana scampering across the hallway's floorboards to come to a screeching halt at his bedroom door. Her face was beaming a brightly lit smile.
"Mum's cooking breakfast"
Naruto blushed, still not used to Hinata, shy, quiet Hinata, being called a mother. Naruto fumbled a response of "I'll be down soon" and then waved his hand to Hana. She promptly turned, closing the door to his room so that he could get dressed.
In front of the stove, Hinata glared at the pot. Damned it. Watching it boil the noodles for Naruto's ramen was taking too long. It was rare for Hinata to be so grouchy in the morning but she wanted to hurry. She wanted to be spending her time with Naruto a
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Ch11.Ohayo Gozaimasu! (Training Time!)
Hinata's eyes peeked open after her sleep was disrupted by a stray ray of sunlight. She blinked a few times and looked around the room. Everything was tidy. However it wasn't the Hyuuga room that she was accustomed to. Her head bobs up and down. She wriggles off the warm, moving pillow she had slept on. Looking at her 'pillow' she realises it's not a pillow but a man's chest. Her brain kicks in and reminds her of the previous night's events, finishing it off with a nice, sharp throbbing pain to her head. She instinctively puts her hand on her head to feel a small lump where she had hit it on the pantry shelves. Then as if out of nowhere a small, annoying beeping sound interrupts her memories of her and Naruto kissing. The blonde man in the bed stirs and Hinata squeaks, back to her nervous self.
Naruto reaches past Hinata to the alarm clock radio on the bedside table. Naruto grumbles back to sleep, only to be awoken again by a singing voice
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The next morning Naruto is woken by a knock on the door. However, before he can get up he is strangled and pulled back down onto the couch. He looks down at his attacker to see the small four year old child that proclaims he is her father. Her body is curled up into a ball next to him. 'She must have joined me when I was asleep, I hadn't noticed. She must have been very quiet and careful' It was another trait that must belong to her mother, as Naruto was certainly not quiet or careful, but this morning he was careful in not waking her, as he stealthily moved to his front door, and disappeared behind it.
He was then greeted by a cheerful pink haired kunoichi carrying a clipboard and a smile. But Naruto recognized the fake smile and the real intent behind it.
"Sakura!" Naruto greeted.
"Sorry to wake you up so early" Naruto nodded still half asleep to the fact that it was 5am.
"What brings you here?" He smiles.
"It's about 'that' test you asked me to do "
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Ch.8 Finding Words
Hinata stood behind Hana, her hand on the little girls head.
"M-mum?" Hana looked up to see Hinata's face with a small smile. Hana smiled, the tears still flowed down her cheeks hot and cool on her face all at the same time. Only now they were out of happiness. She would be free from having to carry such an unreasonable burden. Hinata then turned to Sai.
"Sai, I understand your feelings for wanting to keep us safe. But if you say anything that upsets her again.." Hinata never finished her sentence, only glared at Sai through activated Byakugan. He nodded.
"I'm sorry. I never intended it to be like this." Then, as if the world had crashed down on him. Naruto slumped back into his chair.
"Hinata. You're really?" Naruto looked dazed and a little out of it.
"Yes, I am" Everyone, except Sai, Hana, Neji and Hinata herself sat agape.
"How?..." Naruto mumbled. Sai looked like he wanted to talk about the birds and the bees but one sharp glare from Sakura told him it w
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Ch.2 Unclear memory
A few years back, around two years and six months after the war, the village had finally finished repairs and the funerals that were held for all that died in combat. The people were finally starting to revive from everything when, out of the blue Naruto gets a message from Sakura that Tsunade has been placed in hospital after having bloodied urine.
After a mad rush to the hospital it was the confirmed that Tsunade had a liver disease and was past treatment. She had also been skipping regular checkups since the war, as she had been too busy with Hokage work.
A month later she had fallen from her illness and died peacefully in her sleep. Naruto then went into a deep depression and went bar hopping although barely of age at 18, the barmen felt bad and let him drink. Shortly after, a night of blurred and missing memory had him leave Konoha to travel for three years. When he returned he was called to council and placed as the next hokage for two years he had done
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Ch.7 Ramen with Friends
Once they reached the restaurant they found an empty table to sit at. Naruto always got excited for Ichiraku on festivals because it was one of the few times the old man would set out tables and chairs, which for Naruto meant he could have more room to fit more bowls of ramen on. Hinata sat across from Naruto and Hana sat on the left of Naruto and the right side of Hinata. From there they each ordered meals. In the end Hinata opted for a small portion, Hana choosing a small bowl of ramen and Naruto debating over whether or not to have more beef than chick or have an equal amount. He eventually went with the even amount. Whilst waiting for their order they talk.
"So how's your team? They haven't done a big mission since they went to the land of rice patties" Naruto pointed out. Hinata nodded.
"Yes, they've been okay" Hinata glanced at Hana then back to Naruto.
"Although, Keimino has been a little reckless." Naruto shut his eyes, picturing the young boy wit
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Ch.5 Hurry Home Mother!
The doors to the Hokage door open to reveal a kunoichi Jounin and her team of Gennin. The Jounin kunoichi has long navy hair tied back into a long ponytail, and pale, pupil-less, lavender eyes. A typical Jounin jacket is worn and behind her are her three Gennin squad members: A kunoichi and two male ninja. Naruto beckons them in and greets them.
"Welcome back team Hyuuga, I trust your mission in the land of rice patties went smoothly?" Naruto then smiles. Hinata Hyuuga and her squad all nod simultaneously. One of The squad members says
"Umm, Hokage-sama, what are you doing?"
"I'm looking for a mission" The Gennin looked confused.
"I'm looking for a specific mission from five years ago. I need to find someone that went to the village hidden in the mist for some time. See, she's very important and needs to be found. Her daughter is very worried for her and came to me to look for her"
'and I have my own reasons too '
"So her daughter has been with me fo
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Ch9. Caught in the wire
"I'm sorry Naruto "
"The seal, I couldn't fight it so " Neji looks down in shame, hiding his face from Naruto, Hinata and Hana. Naruto looks at Neji then to Neji's right, is the Anbu with the dog mask.
"Why are you here? Kiba " Naruto's eyes narrow, piercing through Kiba but he stood strong.
"You " Kiba growled. He clenched his teeth and glared at Naruto. Naruto looked to Neji's Left and took in the Hyuuga's face- he recognised it somewhere. He took a moment to take in the man's face and froze, paling when it clicked.
" Father" Hinata murmurs. Hana stares at the three men, and takes her time studying the man she would call 'grandfather'. Sai had warned her about him.
'This man ' She thought.
'Wants to kill father and mother' Hana frowned, her thin eyebrows creasing.
' If he makes a move on either of them- I'll kill him' She promised herself.
"Hinata. Neji and Kiba have explained to me why you ran away from