He's been burned before, but never like this. This god-awful ache in his chest just won't go away, no matter how much he might want it to. Its always there, always a part of him, reminding of his failure. Always with him, now matter how much he might try. A new life, a new city. Different girls, same burn. So the saying goes: Once Burned, Twice Shy. NarutoxMelanie. Romance. Angst.
Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,825 - Reviews: 84 - Favs: 342 - Follows: 326 - Updated: 3/5 - Published: 5/30/2013 - Melanie W., Naruto U.