C.M.D: THIS AN AU -ALTERNATE UNIVERSE!! That means we've got the Naruto characters but the storyline doesn't follow Masashi Kishimoto's. K? Good... now read.
Big, watery eyes glared before him, pouting up at the man standing beside him.
"I dun wanna!," he whined, crossing his arms over his chest.
The man sighed, squatting down and patting the child's blonde spikes. "Naru... it's not so bad. You'll make friends, you'll see," he assured.
"Dun care," the boy pouted, face scrunching up as his eyes began to tear. "I no want you ta work. Stay an' play wit me, daddy!," he pleaded, gripping onto his dad's robes.
Minato felt his heart clench as his son buried his face into his side, tiny fists clenched in his clothes. He picked the five year-old up, straightening up. "Naruto," he spoke gently. "Daddy can't stay and play. He's got to go be Hokage now. That's why you're going to play here, with all the other children."
The little Kyuubi-vessel shook his head, not bringing his face out of the Yondaime's shoulder. Again, Minato sighed, feeling slighty guilty as he bent down, placing the clinging child onto the ground.
"I'm sorry, Naru, but I really have to go," the man said, prying off the tiny fingers. "Don't cry, okay. If you really need me, you can talk to one of the Chunnin at the school. I won't be too far," he finished, running his fingers through the boy's spikes.
Naruto glared down at the ground, reaching up and wiping his fist and arm across his eyes. "'Kay," he mumbled.
Minato smiled, kissing the child's forehead. "Just be brave Naru. You want to be Hokage like daddy, right?"
The little boy nodded, lifting his head up. His big cerulean orbs burned with determination. "I be brave, then I be Hokagy!"
Yondaime chuckled, getting back up, and turning to the playground. He placed his palm on the child's back, leading him toward the school's playground. The man could see that the blonde demon-container was suddenly shy all over again, dragging his feet as the pair walked toward the other children.
In truth, he rather not leave his son at the Academy's playground. But he had duties to attend to, and he couldn't find anyone else on short notice to watch over the little boy. Sometimes it was hard being Hokage.
Father and son finally came to a stop, a few feet away from the other children. A brown-haired chunnin spotted them, and stepped over to greet them. "Good morning Yondaime."
"Good morning to you, Iruka," Minato replied, smiling at the Academy teacher.
"So...this is little Naruto who will be joining us today?," the brunette asked, bending down to look at the blonde boy. "Hello Naruto. How are you?"
The child looked up at the man, smiling brightly at the teacher. "I fine," he chirped. The Kyuubi-vessel really liked the brown-haired sensei.
The blonde Hokage smiled at the interaction, removing his hand from his son's shoulders. "Alright, it's time for me to go. I leave him in your care, Umino," Minato stated. He squatted down again, looking Naruto in the eye. "Daddy's got to go to work now. Will you be okay with Iruka-sensei, Naru?"
The boy nodded, back to his old cheerful self. Yondaime smiled, kissing his giggling son on the crown of his head. He got up, waving goodbye to the fox-container and scarred teacher, heading off to Hokage tower.
Naruto wandered about the playground, watching as the other children ran about, all sorted into their own little groups. After his father left, Iruka-sensei had to go back to watching the other kids. He encouraged the blonde to go find some of the others to play with.
Eager to make some friends, Naruto had bounded off into the thicker part of the playground, walking about. All the other children though we're a bit taller than him. Were they older?
There was a boy with a puppy, swinging about on the monkey bars with a chubby child, and another brown-haired boy who had his hair pulled into a ponytail sleeping against the jungle gym. They looked like fun, so Naruto padded over to them.
"Hi! You play with me?"
Kiba stopped his swinging, looking down at the voice that had spoken. He saw a small blonde boy, chubby cheeks stretched in a smile as the kid looked up at him. The Inuzuka sniffed, letting go and landing on the ground.
"And who are you?," he asked.
"I Naruto," the boy replied, a little thumb pressing into his chest as he indicated who he was. "I gonna be Hokagy when I grow up!"
Chouji, munching on his chips, waved at the blonde. "Hello, Naruto. I'm Chouji. That's Shikamaru," he pointed at the napping Nara.
Kiba rounded on the fat kid, cheeks puffed out in irritation. "Don't talk to him, Chouji. You'll only make him stay."
The snacking boy swallowed his mouthful. "Kiba, Iruka-sensei says we should be nice to others," he chastised.
Shikamaru shifted in his sleep, cracking open one eye and looking to see what all the noise was all about. His dark orb spotted the strange blonde child, and he sighed. "Troublesome," he muttered, closing his eye again.
Kiba heard what his friend said, and he nodded his head in agreement.
"Can I pet your puppy?," Naruto piped up, trying to reach out and touch the out-of-distance Akamaru.
The Inuzuka spun back around, glaring at the smaller boy. "Don't touch Akamaru," he growled. "Go away, we don't want to play with you!"
The Uzumaki flinched, pulling his hand back to his side. There was a spark of anger in his chest. "Why not?!"
Kiba snorted, pushing the blonde to the ground. Tears sprung to the younger boy's eyes. "'Cause, we don't play with babies. And babies can't be Hokage, anyways!," he added.
Naruto sniffed, scrambling to his feet and running away from the trio. Kiba snickered, climbing back onto the monkey bars. Chouji watched the blonde disappear, frowning as he looked up at the swinging Inuzuka. "You shouldn't have been so mean, Kiba."
The brunette shrugged, Akamaru peering over his shoulder.
His little legs carried him all the way to playground's edge, where a forest lined the back, before he fell to his knees at the base of an oak. His back faced the playground, because he couldn't bear to look at the other happy children.
Big, fat tears tracked down Naruto's cheeks, the little boy choking on his sobs as he tried to fight off his tears. He was upset, angry and his elbow hurt from the scrape that he got from the fall.
"What are you crying for?"
The blonde flinched at the sudden question, keeping his head down. If it was a chunnin, they'd tell his daddy that he got hurt and then he probably wouldn't be able to come back.
"Ay...I-i not crying," he mumbled out, wiping at his eyes with his arm. He sniffed loudly, sucking back up the stream of boogies that had began to slip out of his nose.
The person said nothing, stepping forward so that Naruto could see the other person's feet. They didn't look like adult feet.
"Liar," came the voice again.
Naruto pouted, snapping his head up and glaring at the other child. "Shut up!," he hissed.
The taller boy looked down at him, his expression blank. "Hn," he replied.
Sasuke continued to look down at the little blonde boy, his mind partially wondering why a kid so young was at the Academy's playground and not with his parents. His obsidian eyes caught the scrape on the child's elbow and he nearly snorted at the predictable sight.
"You're such a dobe. Crying over a scraped elbow."
The blue-eyed boy pouted more, his fingers fisting the grass in front of him. "I'd have no scrape if that big meanie not pushed me!," he yelled. "He say I not be Hokagy 'cause I a baby. But I not!"
Here, the Uchiha actually snorted. Naruto kept his pout, refusing to respond to the snort. Sasuke looked back down at him, before walking away, back behind the oak. He had been sitting there before, enjoying his solitude when he had heard the smaller boy crying.
He sat down again, resting against the wood of the tree. He hated recesses at school. It took away time from training and learning new ninjutsu. Naruto watched the boy walk around the back of the tree, getting to his own feet and trailing after the dark-haired child.
Sasuke looked at him as he came around the side of the tree, coal eyes narrowing in irritation when the blonde seated himself beside the boy. "Go away," the raven demanded.
Naruto flinched at the command, but shook his head. He was determined not to be pushed down again, he was going to make friends with this boy whether he wanted to or not.
The Uchiha scowled, crossing his arms over his chest. He refused to fight with the younger child. For a while, everything was quiet between them.
"Hey, what your name?," Naruto asked. He was getting bored not doing anything.
Sasuke didn't respond. The blonde frowned, and began to poke the raven's cheek.
"Stop that," the Uchiha growled. Naruto shook his head again.
"No. Not 'til you tell me."
For a minute, Sasuke put up with the prodding finger before he decided that he should just answer the brat. "Uchiha Sasuke."
Naruto paused mid-poke as the raven replied, before grinning in delight. "I is Uzumaki-"
The blonde child jumped as his name was yelled, crawling to the side of the tree, spotting his father with Iruka-sensei. "Daddy's back!," he cried happily.
He jumped to his feet, and was about to run to the Yondaime when he remembered about the Uchiha boy, who was still sitting. The blonde turned around, cocking his head at the raven.
"'Suke... I going home now."
Sasuke shrugged. He didn't really care. Naruto waited, but the black-headed child wouldn't say goodbye. The little blonde felt disappointed, but he quickly snuffed the feeling out. "Bye, 'Suke. I come back so we can play tomorrow."
Then he ran out from the forest, and into his daddy's waiting arms. Sasuke peeked out from behind the tree to see where the Uzumaki had gone, only to find him in the arms of the Yondaime. They were laughing as they walked away from the playground.
'They look alike.' Sasuke sat back down in the grass, laying against the frame of the tree. He waited earnestly for the bell to ring.
C.M.D: Is this random? You bet it is! Do I care? Not really!
I love reading about chibi Naruto and Sasuke (tho there aren't alot of these fics), and I like a little fluff now and then. So that plus boredom equals... A new fanfic idea!
...this shall be updated whenever I feel like it. So no promises ok?
Review and tell me your thoughts! Or you can yell at me for not working on my other fics...either one works.