Disclaimer- I do not own Naruto sniff

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As Naruto walked down the street, he stared into the sky. So much had happened since he had learned of obnoxious tenant. Zabuza, Orochimaru, Akatsuki, even Sasuke's attempt to join Orochimaru in his quest for vengeance. Naruto grinned at that one. That was the battle he had won. He managed to bring Sasuke back and keep his promise. Unfortunately, soon after he got there he had to leave with Jiraiya.

After three years of training he came back just to have his heart broken. This was mainly because Sakura and Sasuke had begun dating. Soon after his return they had been sent on a mission to rescue Gaara. The mission was a success except for one casualty. Not that far afterwards he was sent with Sasuke and Sakura to stop Orochimaru. This was when he lost control and evolved to four-tails. It was not a good day for anybody.

Then Naruto's training with Jiraiya had begun and later the creation of a new Rasengan. At the same time was Asuma's death, and later to be the death of two Akatsuki. A year later, Naruto turned sixteen, which was infact, today.

Naruto sighed as he walked towards his apartment. His birthday had been forgotten once again by his 'friends'. If just one more bad thing happened, he'd lose it.

As he approached his door he saw a letter on his door. He opened it.

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Dear Naruto,

This is actually very hard to write to you because this letter will shatter your dreams. I think of you like a brother, even a son. The thing is you will never be Hokage. There are too many people who hate you. If your dream was achieved than the village would be at a civil war. I'm sorry to tell you this but it is true.

Love,

Tsunade a.k.a. The 5th

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Tears cascaded his face as he read the letter over and over again. His Tsunade-bachaan had written this letter. He punched the wall, leaving a mark. He began to pack some things in his bag. As he picked up his forehead protector he threw it in the trash and ran out the door.

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As he ran to the gate he furiously thought about the bad things that had happened in his life. Sasuke and Sakura dating, Kyuubi, Akatsuki, Orochimaru and the hatred from the village, and now, a broken dream. Why does all this bad stuff happen to me!? He thought nearing the gate, where he could clearly see a sleeping guard.

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That was the night that letter was written, delivered and read. It was the night of October tenth, the night of the Kyubbi's sealing. It was the last night anybody ever saw Naruto Uzumaki. All they found was a torn up apartment and blood smeared everywhere.

It was the night when team 7 officially broke up.

The next day was celebratory and mournful. Many were happy the Fox-Boy was gone but a majority of the village was not. All they found was a leaf headband. The village thought they had seen the last of him.

They were wrong.

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A.N- I love cliffhangers. I don't know how many chapters will be in this but it will be updated every Saturday. It will turn into a NaruxSaku, but for now it will be a SasuxSaku.