A/N:this is hurried, hurried, HURRIED lol XD this was supposedly supposed to come out before the- never mind. POINT IS! It was supposed to come out before the missing condom thingy- WHICH I'll be updating this week, anyway… yeah XD

Disclaimer:Narutobelongs to Masashi Kishimoto. 'xemotionallyconstipatedx' phrase belongs to 's greatest sasusaku writer, , permission asked and given to TeNShI. 'Women Talk'inspirational poem belongs to Ms. Joy Barrios.

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Sisters, Mothers, Siblings Alike.

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For Archie-
I KEPT THE END OF THE BARGAIN DAMNIT

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There aren't any words to describe how much I feel about you.

I love you so much. Without you, there's no reason for me to breathe.

Your presence alone makes me swoon, your gaze enlightens me.

You're the reason that I could keep on going…

on moving on.

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Every night, under the stars, there's only one thing I wish for

And that's to see your beautiful face in my dreams.

And even if all's lost, you're there. Nothing would ever come between us.

Always, you're there to catch me whenever I fall…

You're there to support me, to love me

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I'll be nothing without you

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"Sakura for the last time, you're going on Tanaka's dinner party and that's final"

"but Sasuke-kun! The twins still have their therapy, besides, that old fart can't keep his hands to himself! I swear that old geezer takes every damn chance that he gets to squeezing my ass and you know it!"

Sigh.

"Sakura, I don't give a damn if the man feels you up as long as Uchiha Corp. lands itself a deal. Hell, I made two hundred million yen on our last deal." The man dodged a nearby vase thrown at him "and the driver could pick the twins up, no problem"

Grumble.

"Yes problem! Sasuke-kun, hello! Do I have to spell it out?! The old fart SQUEEZED. MY. ASS! Do you not care about that at all!?"

Sigh.

Smirk. "of course I do. I promise to buy you something nice if we land that deal."

Sigh.

"Sasuke- kun, that's not-" BEEP Hug. Hug. Kiss. Kiss.

"Well, I have to get going"

"no, wait! Sasu-kun, don't-" SLAM "…go"

Sigh.

Sigh.

Sigh.

"momma??"

Smile. "hey sweetie, have your breakfast, you're going to be late!"

"mom, what were you-"

"pancakes or bacon?"

"…"

"well Ryu-kun??"

"pancakes please"

Smile.

Smile.

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And to think that Uchiha Sakura's the one who get's it easy.

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"he's a strong boy, isn't he??" he tries to win her heart…

Cuddle. Cuddle. Smile.

"yeah, he is"

Smirk.

"god Karin, and I thought you wouldn't look any more bad. Heh, I guess childbirth does it's wonders, ne?" through mindless flattery and small insults…

Grin.

"oh shut up"

Hug. Hug. Kiss. Kiss.

"you do know that you'll always be beautiful in my eyes, right?" he hopes, that someday she'll come to realize…

Sad smile.

"you flatter me"

Kiss.

"I only speak of the truth" realize of the feelings that he has for her.

Smile.

"arigato…" Pause "Suigetsu"

Silence…

Smirk. "anytime" God, Karin… and to think they sayI'Mthe idiot…

Sad smile.

"it's just, I hope… I hope he comes home" Tears.

Sigh. "seriously, I don't know why you keep with him" why can't you see… how much, how much Icare.

Smile.

"it's because…" silently he waits for her answer… hoping… hoping for onedream"I love him" that's easilyB R O K E N.

"your sadness…" in depth of stillness, she watches him on the corner of her scarlet eyes"it's because of herisn't it?" in her silence, the blue haired man continued"your…" she heard him pause, feeling the spite in his voice"sister…" she bites her lip at the mention ofher."Sakura, right?"

"I…" she gulps, unsure of what to say"…H A I"it's just too bad she doesn't know what she just did would magnify to an extent greater than words… much, much greater than words.

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It's too bad Uchiha Karin had no idea how much that conversation would affect her and her son's life.

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He does everything to gain her trust.

To gain her friendship, herL O V E.

Blindly, he would do everything for her.

Even if it means toK I L Lan innocent, unknowing mother of three

Just to secure her happens.

Yes, he would do everything to keep

Uchi- no,H A R U N OKarin happy…

Even if it means killing her

S I S T E R.

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She sped pass the traffic lights, looking back at her two sleeping angels for a while before guiding her emerald eyes back to the slippery road. Rain was everywhere. It was the season wherein it almost never dries up. Drain poured hard and mightily on her, drenching her black Chevrolet Lacetti 1.8.

She gave a sigh and decided to slow down a bit as she was already nearing a four-way intersection. Slowly, she put her feet down to the breaks in hopes of slowing the roaring vehicle to no avail. Her eyes widened a bit, calming herself "okay, Sak, calm down. It's just the rain, it's the rain and the stupid wet concrete." Pausing for a bit, she looked at the car's rear view mirror, making sure that her twins were safely buckled up.

"one more time. Sak, don't freak out on youself, damnit"

And once again she tried, and again, the car continued driving straightforward in its same fast speed. Her palms started sweating as she felt the intersection growing nearer and nearer. Once again, she tried and failed. Panicking, she jammed he feet to the breaks, preparing herself for the impact that never came.

"oh god… oh god, no"

Once again, she jammed her feet down the hardest she could. Silently, she took deep calming breaths, thinking that the only thing she can rely on was the car's hand-break. Taking one last deep breath, she jammed and pulled the hand breaks up, just in time, meters before the said intersection. She braced herself for the car's spinning impact, not missing the pain inflicted in her head as she bashed it to the side of the car as it spun widly. She could only pray that the girls were alright.

'Michi… Sachi… oh god, help us'

Finally, the car slowed down and stopped in a sharp halt. Fighting her nausea, she looked at the second row to check on her eight month old babies, almost crying with relief as she saw them fine. Her glee was cut short as she saw great white lights come in a distance. Her eyes widened as she saw the gigantic 12-wheeler truck roared his way towards her. Her breath got caught in her throat as she immediately froze up in terror.

Snapping out of her thoughts, she quickly unbuckled her seatbelt…

Three.

She fumbled with their baby seats, finally unlatching the knots at the last minute

Two.

She hugged their small frames close to her body, protecting each head with her own pale body, backing herself to the farthest of the car. It was too late to try to get out of the car anyway.

One.

Silently, she prayed to whoever kami was there up above to spare her little angels 'take me instead… oh god'

HOONNNKKK!!!!

She closed her eyes and braced herself for impact, pulling her two babies towards her chest, shielding her own little bodies with her own, tears stringing her eyes as she finally felt contact with the rummaging vehicle. She heard the crack of the car's metal and the crack of her bones slowly turning to dust. Only one thought fought its' way towards her as darkness silently covered her being, numbing the prickling pain she was feeling, 'Sasuke… kun'

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Their hearts were intertwined, linked. He takes happiness in her smiles, his sadness on her tears, and his love from her delicate heart, his fear from the thought of her vanishing from his arms.

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The moment Uchiha Sasuke spilled hot, steaming coffee on himself, he knew something was up and could help but feel an anxious chill crawl up is spine as a wave of nervousness overwhelms him.

"damn" he was already late for Tanaka's dinner party and he still had to dress up and pick his love Sakura from their penthouse condo. "crap" he cursed he accidentally pushed the remote control, thus turning on his office's new flat screen tv.

He was about to irritably shut it off but froze while doing so when he saw a familiar sleek black Chevrolet Lacetti. His face lost all its possible color when he saw the familiar plate numbers '49-68, Uchiha Corp. oh god, no…' "shit, shit, shit"

BEEP

"Maika, tell Tanaka I won't be able to make it."

"But Sasuke-sama-"

"just do it. I'll be at Konoha General Hospital."

"Sasuke-sama, you can't-"

"I don't give a damn, especially when it's my family's life on the line. Tell him we'll just reschedule"

"..."

"do it"

"…hai"

BEEP

The young twenty-four year old executive felt his heart stop and his body seemed to have gone on an auto-pilot and before he knew it, he was barging through Konoha General Hospital doors, striding in with fast huge strides and within a few minutes, he came across the hospital's ICU only to see his newly hired nanny sitting quietly in the corner with a sleeping Ryu in her arms.

"Aiko" he nodded towards her, acknowledging her presence as she bowed deeply with Ryu in her arms "what're you doing here?"

"ano, Sasuke-sama, it'a bit unfortunate actually, Ryu-sama demanded to make his way to the hospital the minute he heard of the news. We just came back from the PICU to see the twins, a-actually" the woman replied, trying to have her master upset even more than he is.

"hn. Take Ryu home" he tore his gaze from his son as a doctor approached him.

There was no way he was loosing her now. He sat on a nearby seat as the doctor reviewed him on his lover's stats. Heaving a deep breath from is chest, he thanked whoever god there was as the doctor told him that his wife was going to be alright. His twin princesses on the other hand…

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I don't know what I'd do without you.

You're my life… my soul, myE V E R Y T H I N G

Without you by my side, I would be

N O T H I N G

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She looked around, eyes searching for anything in this depth of white. White. White. White. She could see nothing but white light illuminating around her. Vaguely, she was numbed of all pain she was feeling. For a moment she wondered if she was dead. Her body felt much lighter than usual and was this sort of calm feeling subsiding in her chest. Her heart felt free. Free of pain, sadness, guilt and memory. She had to admit the feeling was nice, though it felt weird. So… weird, to have this empty feeling inside you, to feel as though you're this sort of walking shell waiting to be filled.

I…

Her thoughts went back to her raven haired lover. Nowadays, it just seemed that the two of them never got along.

She sighed.

She liked to think that their relationship was just passing its rocky depths, a sort of challenge, or obstacles that every relationship should have.

I…

Vaguely, she saw what seemed to be an outline of him, walking… walking… away from her. And suddenly, she felt, needles prick her heart, shattering it to a million pieces.

..Sasuke-kun…

She didn't want a repetition of things to happen. No, not again. He walked out of her life once before in High School, and she just couldn't bear the thought of him leaving her once again. She knew that she shouldn't have made her way there in the first place.

I…

There, in his arms, in his heart, enclosed in his protective and loving embrace, she knew she should not be there. She knew very much that she was not his wife. In eyes of law, she was not his and he was not hers, but even so, she still loved him, cared for him. She knew nothing more that would make her happier but to be with him… and their kids.

GASP!

"look at her! That whore! Who does she think she is?"

"I know! The nerve! I never thought Uchiha-kun would go as bold as taking his mistress to the annual ball!"

"I agree. Have you heard? The only reason he's sticking with her is because of the bastard child they have?"

Gasp.

"oh my god, really!? No wonder! But then again, the N E R V E, she should've spared Uchiha-kun the embarrassment and should've took the silence. I mean, he I S paying her"

"he is? Where'd you hear that??"

"you don't think he'll let some slut like her feed his son with money coming from prostitution, right? Heard it was a hefty good sum too"

Tsk. Tsk.

"poor I. Though I have trouble believing that it I S his son. I mean, her being the whore she is…"

"agreed. Oh wait, they're approaching. Oh good lord, is that-"

GASP. ZOMG.

"ohmygod it is!! Chanel's "diamond forever" Classic!! Ohmygod, I heard there are only thirteen of those in the world! Ohmygod! Even my husband wouldn't let me get my hands on one of those babies! Ohmygod, ohmygod, OH MY GOD"

"woman get a hold of yourself, they're almost here. Smile"

Through the harsh words and gossips, he protected her. Cling onto her, protecting her. He helped her. Never once did he abandon her. When it came towards her, he would do almost anything. He never embarrassed her; he was always there, at her side, ready to support her. He vowed from the day they met that he would never leave her alone, he would never abandon her, and to this day, he has kept that promise. "always have and always will" he would always remind her. He loves her with all his might and she sees that… it's just…

"Good evening, ladies"

Smile.

"Good evening as well, lovely Uchiha-kun and…"

"I… I, I"

Eyes wide.

Splutter.

"H-Haru…no?"

Strained smile.

"H-Hai"

Kiss.

Kiss.

"I-chan, why don't you get us some refreshments for a while, I'll just have a chat with these lovely madams"

"aa"

GULP.

GULP.

'we are so dead…'"so ladies, I heard a bit of your conversation a while ago and well, let's say that I wasn't that much flattered."

"I-… we-"

"yes, that was 'diamond forever'. One of the last five if I must say, I have an acquaintance who's willing to bargain for that bag for a lower sum"

"o-oh, well-"

"though I'd very much appreciate if you refrain from calling my wife a 'whore' or any name that associates with the said term"

SPLUTTER.

"wife!?"

Smirk.

"you'll know soon enough, now let's all enjoy this lovely evening."

Nervous smile.

"of course, Uchiha-kun, anything for you"

Glare.

"and please don't speak about my son- myheir, in the same way. I'm pretty sure he won't be looking forward to your company deals if he hears that such things are being labelled to him."

He was always there to protect her and their kids. He never once missed dinners without calling. Nor miss any of Ryu's school production and soccer game, and she was pretty sure that he'd also be their to attend their daughter's future recitals, programs, shows and everything else. He always made them his top priority, providing for them and loving them, giving them a feel of welcoming whenever he placed his arms around them.

She always knew that in eyes of others, they were not meant to be.

She always knew that her children would always be looked upon.

She always knew those facts but yet, she still can't stop…

L O V I N Ghim.

And moreover, she knew… oh god, she knew that all those criticisms and oppressions wouldn't matter as long as he would be there, for her, for their children, she knew, that everything would be perfect, okay, alright.

I…

I…

I…

She snapped out of her reverie and reached out to his departing figure …I…!She reached out to him, grasping…I…!

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"oi, Teme, it's gonne be f I n e, the doctor said so remember?"

Sigh.

"fine if you're not gonna get up your lazy ass, the least you can do is sign these papers. Do you KNOW how hard is it to manage BOTH Uchiha Corp. and Uzumaki Telecommunications for a WEEK!? The work load is killing me!!! Ohmygod, I swear you need to give me some REALLY REALLY REALLY good deals for payback when all of this is through! Hell, I didn't even make it to dinner for two days!! Do you know how much I miss Hina-chan's cooking!? And you know why I missed it!? It's because, YOU won't even lift your lazy ass up to even bother to pick up a damn laptop and DO YOUR OWN WORK DAMMIT!! You know Itachi's gonna arrive from Paris any time now and you SOOO cannot expect me to pick him up from the airport coz- OI, TEME ARE YOU EVEN LISTENING TO ME!?"

Hn.

Sigh.

It really was no use talking to him now.

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On the other side of town…

Uchiha Karin (A/N: I'm sorry for this, I really am) Uchiha Karin pranced down the hall, designer shoes clicking with each step. Worriedly, she peered over the stained glass window to see her son connected to the IV and a few more machines that helps her son breathe. They never expected his asthma attacks to be this horrid.

"Oi, hag, he okay?" Hozuki Suigetsu tilted his head to the side, still not being to see his red haired companion's face.

It's been almost an hour since she called him. Her husband. An hour of waiting and still…

'does he even care…?'

She was bought out of her thoughts by a loud resounding SLAP."oi, what the fuck!? The hell do you think you're doing here shark boy!?"

He rolled his eyes "checking on my nephew. Duh" he paused, taking in her pretty face, dark rimmed glasses, red, sapphires eyes and fiery hair "he's still not here, eh?"

"…"

"Karin…" he started-

"he's not okay? Happy?" she snapped before turning back to the glass to see multiple doctors working on her sick child "I saw the news… he's probably there… with her". She muffled a small sniff, twitching slightly at the thought. He never really cared…

Suigetsu sighed.

He was getting tired of this. He didn't understand why his idiot of a best friend stayed with a guy like… like him. He thinks. Pause. Reminiscing on the little accident, he tries to hide a smirk at his debauched plan. No one would know. He tries to convince himself that what he has done was for the sake of Karin. For her happiness, her joy… her love.

-let me love you-

Softly, he reached for her shoulder, pasting in a small, unique smile (just for her…) "che. You worrying like that'd probably make you uglier than you already am"

Glare.

"I hate you…"

Smirk.

"I know"

Smile.

"thanks"

"I- no problem" so hard, he tries to win her heart, losing in faith. She would never love him. But he tries. He tries. So hard… he tries to win her heart, her soul, her happiness and nothing would stop him from having her…

-I do this coz I love you-

Even if it meant getting rid of her little sister.

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PReViEW:

(well, it's more on a saying… not exactly a scene from the chapter, so yeah)

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They say inheritance tears up even the closest siblings apart, well in this case, it's theWIVESwho're fighting for their son's throne.

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A/N: hmm, here's the preview- it's actually the only part I've edited

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PREVIEW:

"damnit Itachi, stop butting in on my affairs- it's none of your fucking business"

"for the love of god Sasuke, think of what the hell you're saying-"

"BROTHER, YOU CAN'T SERIOUSLY CONSIDER HAVING THOSE BASTARDS AS AN HEIR!"

"out."

"Sasuke…"

"get out of my office- get out of my damn life. Who do you think you are, waltzing back in here as if nothing happened-"

"otouto, just listen to-"

"GET OUT"

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