YAY! Hello everyone! Welcome to the So There's This Guy, Right sequel! If you haven't read that story yet then I suggest you do, just so that it saves you a number of confusion-headaches in the future if you read this first. You know the drill – follow my profile link, read, review, continue to this one, love it hate it whatever don't mind.
This story is mainly focusing on the drama of Sasuke and Naruto's relationship, hence the genre change, but I'll slip in as much humour as the story will allow and wherever it's appropriate, it just isn't my main concern now. All the entertainment will probably come from Itachi's psycho ramblings and possibly Naruto being Naruto.
But don't let that deter you from reading! I promise this will be just as good as the last… at least I really hope it will… I'll let you be the judge, ne?
I know I lied! I said it'd be a week but then I did some shuffling of chapters today and split one of them so now the first three chapters are complete and I'm halfway through chapter four, meaning I'm all set to start posting! This actually happened much faster than I was anticipating... eh. Expect updates either every Wednesday or Friday. It'll most likely be on of those days.
This chapter is short because it's the first one, and it all seems a little pointless but it's establishing that Naruto and Sasuke are in a relationship now (even though you knew that…), and I can guarantee the others will all be the usual 8-10 pages.
So, now that all that's said… enjoy! And don't forget to leave a review!
Disclaimer: Trust me guys, I don't own Naruto. I wish I did, but I don't. Oh the heartache!
1. JUST A PASTRY?!
"Itachi, turn around and walk back. Trust me, everything will be fine. Just take a couple of steps back and Naruto will come and get you."
Itachi screeched at the sky, arms flailing about as his hair blew in the wind and ignoring anything Kisame was saying. It was possibly the most insane I had ever seen him. Not what he was actually saying, oh no, this didn't even come close to that time with the soap, but just his appearance made him seem even madder than he was. I glanced slightly to the left as I worried my bottom lip between my teeth, and saw Naruto standing with arms outstretched, beckoning Itachi towards him and crouched low so as not to lose his balance. I could see his mouth moving but couldn't hear a word of it.
Kisame was shifting from foot to foot frantically beside me, calling out useless things to Itachi to get him to come down. I groaned into my hand and glared up at my brother, two stories above. Why had they come over? Honestly, it made no sense. Naruto was my boyfriend, and I was going to his house to be alone.
"Itachi, stop being a prat and get you arse over to Naruto!"
My brother's head snapped down towards me and he pointed a shaky finger. "You! You don't care! No one cares!"
"I care! Itachi, please don't. It was just a pastry, it's really nothing to worry about. Please come down!"
"Just a pastry? Just a pastry? I made that pastry with love, Kisame, and what does my dear brother go and do? Throws it in Naruto's face, that's what! The disrespect, the hurt, the pain, brother!"
I sighed in exasperation and raised my hands. "Okay, I'm sorry. It'll never happen again. In fact, let's make some more together on your next day off. How does that sound?"
"You can't trick me!" His arms flailed dangerously and Kisame took a step forward as Naruto did the same. "You don't care about anything I do! I'm so unappreciated in this household!"
Naruto took a few more steps forward, now only a couple of metres away from Itachi, who was balancing precariously on the edge of the roof, arms still swinging about wildly. This was going to end bad, I could just see it. It wasn't like he was high enough to actually kill himself, but if he landed weird then he could definitely do some damage and I'd be visiting him in hospital for the next month. Not something I really wanted to be doing.
Kisame's voice started getting a little desperate. "Itachi, just step backwards, Naruto will get you. Look, go back and we'll go home, okay? Please, just go to Naruto."
Itachi shook his head and inched closer to the edge. Naruto was only a metre away now.
I scowled and shouted up to him for the hundredth time. "This is getting ridiculous. Just take a couple of steps away and get the hell down, okay! You're making a big deal over nothing."
My brother opened his mouth to shriek something back at me, but Kisame held up a hand, a new determined expression set on his face.
"Right. Get down or no sex for a month. I mean it."
Itachi faltered a little at that. Hah.
I smirked up at Naruto, who was trying his best not to laugh, and crossed my arms. If that didn't get him down then nothing would.
"Y-You… You wouldn't!"
Kisame frowned. "Want to prove it?"
"I… w-well… no?"
He nodded. "Neither do I, now get down."
We all let out audible sighs of relief as Itachi took a couple of steps back and Naruto caught him around the middle, dragging him back a safe distance. Kisame leapt into action and ran into the house, appearing on the roof within a minute and launching himself at my brother. I couldn't hear what they were saying, but from the slightly disgusted look on Naruto's face I decided I probably didn't want to.
I squatted on the ground and ran a hand through my hair. That was closer than I would've liked.
I glanced up and met Naruto's gaze. He pointed to himself then down to me, then made a walking motion with his fingers and shrugged his shoulders. I nodded, getting the meaning, and he disappeared from view for a short while before appearing out the front door and coming around the side of the house to where I was.
He grinned down at me and sat opposite, nudging me hard enough so I fell down next to him. I 'oof'ed as I hit the ground, lying on my back and staring up at the sky. Shikamaru would've liked the clouds today, although perhaps there was a few too many of them to make a distinction. He might not have liked that.
"You all right?"
I shrugged. "Yeah, just… Thanks for going up there."
He nodded and took my hand, squeezing it lightly before laying down next to me. "Well what was I supposed to do? Leave him up there on his own without anything to fall back on? I could never do that, you know me."
I smiled a little. Yeah, I did.
"And plus, if he really did jump then I would've had to deal with a depressed Sasuke, which is something I'm definitely not looking forward to."
"… He probably would've done it, you realise."
"But he didn't and that's all that matters. He wouldn't have seriously hurt himself anyway. Have to be at least six floors up for that to happen."
I raised an eyebrow. "And you know that how?"
"Orochimaru decided to tell me all the possible ways of killing myself one time. Dunno why, I think he was hinting at something."
I growled low in my throat and Naruto laughed. I glared up at him. "You keep telling me stuff like that and I'll let loose and actually kill him, you know."
He nodded. "Yep, but maybe that's my plan."
I scoffed. "You don't have it in you."
"Aah, you never know. I might have this hidden power that I'm yet to discover."
"Mhmm, sure you do."
He shifted so he was resting on his elbow and leant over me. I blinked up at him, fully aware of that look in his eyes.
"Naruto, my brother just threatened to jump off your roof. No."
He pouted. I squirmed. He knew it was irresistible. "Please?"
I narrowed my eyes and shook my head. "No. When they're gone, maybe, but not now."
He smirked and flipped so he was sitting upright and looked up at Itachi and Kisame, still on the roof. "Hey! You two! Get your arses out of here so I can have some alone time with Ice Bitch!"
I smacked him in the arm and he looked down at me with a grin. "You said you'd stop calling me that."
He shrugged. "It slipped, honest."
He chuckled and ran a hand through my hair as I attempted to scowl at him. In truth, that felt too good for me to even get a half-scowl out. Sneaky bugger.
Footsteps to the right drew our attention and we looked over at my brother and Kisame, holding hands and looking very pleased with themselves. Itachi gave me a thumbs up and a huge grin. Lee, anyone?
"Right! We're off! Enjoy your leftover pastries, you two, and Sasuke, try to be home before six. I'll cook you something nice. Sorry for worrying you guys!"
He flashed us another grin as we smiled and nodded uneasily at him, grabbed Kisame's hand and flounced out of the garden.
Naruto turned to me with his eyebrows raised and said, "Does he always change that fast?"
I nodded. "Yep. You should try living with him. One second he wants to kill you then the next he's crying over a dead wasp."
He whistled and got to his feet, holding out a hand to me. I took it and stood up with him, keeping it in my grip the whole way around to his backyard. He nodded in the direction of the pool and grinned.
"Fancy a swim?"
I raised my eyebrows. "It may be over fifteen degrees for once, but that doesn't qualify it as swimming weather."
He pouted again and I looked away. "But whyyy?"
I rolled my eyes. "You're so pushy."
He laughed and yanked my hand so I was forced to stumble and stand right in front of him, mere centimetres away. "But that's what you like about me, right?"
I 'hmph'ed and tried my utmost to resist the dreaded pout. He let his eyes water a little and I pointedly looked away. A tug on my hair forced me to meet his eyes again, and I finally gave in, reasoning that I had said I would once my brother and his freak left. I leant forwards slightly and pushed my lips against his, keeping a tight grip on his hand and lifting my other to the back of his neck as his went around my waist.
He smiled against my lips and whispered, "Couldn't resist me, ey?"
I pulled away just long enough to scold "Quiet, you," before leaning forwards and capturing his lips yet again.
It had only been two days since we got together and he'd already thrown his 'let's take it slow' idea out the window. Honestly, he couldn't keep his mouth to himself for longer than five minutes, the horny bastard. Not that I was complaining, oh hell no.
Naruto tilted his head to the side, asking for entrance. I complied and God damn you'd have to have serious problems to complain about this. Give him some time and he'd surpass Gaara in this area of expertise.
I pushed against him a little with my own tongue, itching to get back to my usual dominant position, but he was having none of that today. I let my hand drop from his neck to trail down his back, reaching the hem of his jacket and slipping underneath to feel the smooth warm skin underneath. He shivered and I pulled away from the kiss, tilting my head downwards to kiss along his jaw and down his neck. I smirked against his skin and bit down lightly as he squeezed my hand extra tight and dug his fingers into my waist. They slipped under my shirt and I bit my lip at the contact. His hand was freezing, completely contrasting to my own warmth.
I made small circular motions with my thumb against the small of his back as he played with the hem of my pants, and worked my way back to his lips, kissing them softly after whispering, "Not now."
He made a sound of disapproval in the back of his throat and grumbled, "Inside?"
I kissed him again. "Anyone in there?"
He shrugged and kissed me hard, a couple of fingers slipping beneath my waistband. This was gonna take a hell of a lot of self-restraint to stop. If there was a way to teleport into his room or mine right now I would've used it, without a doubt.
"Just Shizune, she won't care."
I pulled back to look him in the eye, trying my hardest to ignore his wandering fingers and his hot breath against my lips. "Are you sure?"
He paused a moment before sighing and moving his hand so it was cupping the back of my head. He pulled me forwards and kissed me deeply before taking a tiny step back and looking down at his feet.
"I don't know. I don't think any of them are ready though, best not risk it."
I squeezed his hand encouragingly and tugged him towards me, finally letting go of his hand and throwing my arms around his neck. I breathed deeply into his neck and sighed.
"Planning on telling them any time soon?"
He made a noncommittal grunt. "It's only been two days, teme, give it a bit of time and I'll get around to it."
Translation: stop being such a pushy bastard.
I huffed and raised an eyebrow. Yeah well maybe I like being pushy.
He grinned, understanding completely, and nodded in the direction of the door. "Come on you, inside. Shizune's probably got lunch for us."
"But Itachi made us lunch."
"That was hardly lunch, and you threw it in my face."
I snorted at his scowl. "What? It was funny."
"Oh how you laugh at my expense."
I tilted my head to the side, pretending to think for a moment. "Well… yes."
He rolled his eyes and dragged me towards the house. "Ha, ha. Excellent. I've found myself an abusive boyfriend."
So... how'd it go for chapter 1? Care to share? The buttons just there, you know... (Hey, that sorta rhymes) And please excuse any spastic formatting, the document page is refusing to be cooperative, hence that line there -points down-. That's if it's still there... Oh, so unpredictable -facepalm-
Orochimaru will pay us a visit next chapter, and the drama really starts. -x flies music-