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19 January 2007 @ 03:46 pm
[Thread] After You've Gone [Naruto + Sasuke]  
Naruto winced as he strummed another sour note on his guitar.  He shuffled the papers that held the chords and lyrics to his latest angsty heartbreaking song.  That was what sold afterall and right now he had plenty of inspiration.  It helped to get out a little here and there, but he still missed her a lot.  He didn't even feel like himself lately. 

It didn't help that every time he put in a movie, it was a romantic comedy or something.  He just felt like watching things explode.  There were lots of action flicks out.  Maybe he'd go rent one, make Sasuke watch it with him.  Not that Sasuke had been around much either.  And even he wasn't feeling loser-ish enough to go to a movie theater alone.

He stopped playing long enough to hear rustling in the other room, proof that Sasuke was home at least.  Picking up his guitar and hoping for some attention, he sat on the floor next to Sasuke's shut door and started playing again.  It usually only took about three or four runs through of Blink 182's "Adam's Song" before Sasuke started complaining that his ears were bleeding.
 
 
 
Uchiha Sasuke: Waitingfilming_revenge on February 12th, 2007 09:55 pm (UTC)
Sasuke looked away, hating the idea of tears coming from Naruto though he wasn't at all surprised by it. The blond was just that sort of person - overly emotional in ways that he wasn't. After all, Sasuke was well aware of the hold his own emotions held over him. But they were choking, constricting things that governed his life in ways he could almost regret.

Almost. The prospect of revenge fulfilled was more than enough to make him forgo any feelings of guilt. Too far deep into it now to ever consider backing away.

But unlike Naruto, there was nothing innocent, nothing bright that belonged to him. And Sasuke was made painfully aware of that fact as he listened to the other boy speak of things he could never, ever allow himself to believe in.

Hands brought the tea to his lips, Sasuke taking a long swallow of the liquid before setting the cup down upon the table. Even if he was going to throw it all away, maybe the moron had a point.

At least I'd know.

"Che. . .would you drink that abomination of a drink you ordered already. It's getting cold."
kyubi_rock: Shhhkyubi_rock on February 12th, 2007 11:02 pm (UTC)
Naruto could feel his anger start to ebb away into exhaustion as he slipped his fingers around his mug and did as he was told. After all the emotionally draining things he'd gone through today, this was just the icing on the cake. He didn't have the words or the strength to argue and so he just... did as he was told. The sweet liquid warmed him and for a while, maybe they didn't need to say anything. He had enough thoughts running through his mind to more than fill the empty space left by the lack of conversation.

In spite of it all... he actually felt alright. Even though Sakura was gone, she was going to better things. He could still write her. Email from time to time. And he still had friends... even if they didn't want to admit it.