This Side of Paradise
Summary: Because they’re just barely thirteen, they’re still so innocent, and they’re still figuring things out. –SasuSaku, NaruHina, ItaOC—
Note: No Uchiha massacre, no Obito death, no Kurama rampaging. No Orochimaru crap. Uchiha clan is alive, as are Naruto’s parents. Sasuke accepts his bonds with Naruto and Sakura. Naruto is not hated by the village. Sasuke is acknowledged by and spends time with Fugaku. Naruto and Sasuke are both figuring out their feelings for their respective ladies. Sakura… well, you’ll see!
When they notice how anxious Sakura is during their team meeting and missions that day, Naruto and Sasuke exchange a glance. Something has obviously happened that is causing Sakura to act strange, what it is, they don’t know, but she’s been anxious for weeks now. When their missions end, Sakura is first to be gone, barely waiting for Kakashi to fi