Reviews for The Shinobi Test
haydn chapter 5 . 1/15/2013
harsh but closer to the truth than what the manga or anime depict. bravo to you sir.
Hyloch chapter 5 . 1/1/2013
Y-y-you bastard, this was a damn good story, and I'm not crying because of it...I'm not!
DASvicks63 chapter 5 . 12/31/2012
Wow some powerful stuff
DeathBySugarCube chapter 5 . 12/27/2012
I like the realistic take
The end made me feel really depressed, hinata is so sweet,she doesnt deserve the bad things she gets, especially from her family...
cooldood101 chapter 5 . 12/16/2012
Wow. This concept of an ugly shinobi world was something I have always thought about, but that you have beautifully articulated. Good job!
GatorLHA2 chapter 5 . 12/13/2012
Thank you for realism and completing the story
So you want to be an Author chapter 5 . 11/28/2012
I was honestly expecting your Kakashi to kill Sakura... after all, in the beggining you say that konoha nins don't kill fire country citizens 'as a rule'...
SomeGuyFawkes chapter 1 . 11/27/2012
There's some big things to hate about this story, and I was all set to tear into it (and possibly the author's breeding). But, It almost redeemed itself halfway into the Sakura chapter. It might have actually been worth slogging through the fallacies to get to that. (The chapters were mercifully short.)

Alas, the story ends with trite "cruel and unforgiving world" malarkey. Making it ultimately a mediocre waste of time. (The writing mechanics were good for FF, though.)

I'm off to trash the idiot who recommended this.
3 chapter 5 . 11/19/2012
I wonder if that counts as a kill.
IN DEATH YOU BECAME A SHINOBI HINATA! GO YOU!

I would have loved to see where this story went, but I suppose this is enough.
Ibskib chapter 5 . 10/30/2012
A sad story, especially what happened to Hinata, although it is probably the best attempt at making the Naruto world more realistic (for a given value of realism) and more 'adult'.
Kythorian chapter 5 . 10/11/2012
Harsh...but a much more realistic view of how Naruto's world would HAVE to be, given what we know about it, discarding Naruto's inherent insane idealism.

Though honestly I do doubt they would have a test like this even in a realistic world like that one. Even if they are technically adults when they are ninja, you break them into the reality of that slowly. Most people can be eventually broken down and rebuilt up to the point they can do something like this if they see it as necessary, but all of the sudden, with no real warning to prepare themselves, and as 12 year olds? Something like this would probably have a 70-80% failure rate. Give them a few more years...some bandit kills and kills in self defense and getting more used to following orders, whatever those orders are, and that rate would probably reverse. And even the 20-30 percent who still couldn't go trough with killing an innocent(or innocent-ish) could still be useful. They just threw away Sakura, who has the potential to be one of the most skilled medic-nins ever born. She could never even go on missions anymore after making chuunin, and never make a kill at ALL, innocent or otherwise, and still be very useful to Konoha. And others that can't could easily also just be dumped into the police force.
Yoholic chapter 5 . 9/19/2012
An excellent finish to the series, preferred sasuke's chapter to the rest
OBSERVER01 chapter 5 . 9/17/2012
wow!interesting hinata
zrodeathwing chapter 1 . 9/6/2012
the only reason this plot doesnt work for me at all is because of missing nin
as soon as someone leaves konoha for another village or just to leave the village they could easily state konohas secrets
while your writing is great this story is something i just cant get behind
loretta537 chapter 5 . 9/3/2012
this was a good story
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