It's been a week since I was put in the hospital, their saying that I get to go home today. I'm happy, even with every thing that happened I am still happy. I mean I know what going home means. Abuse. But I am willing to put up with that if it means that I can be with him. I spent so many years chasing him that I just can't give up now. In fact in my mind I can never give up, at least not on him.
Any way like I said I'm being released today, Sasuke is sitting on the other side of the room, he is waiting. He looks so peaceful. I know other wise. He is waiting impatiently for them to bring in the release forums. He said something about needing me to clean up. He never was one to clean or doing anything for him self for that matter. Well I mean when he lived alone he would take care of himself, but now if you asked him to do something he would just look at you like you were crazy.
"Excuse me, I have the paper work. All we need is both of yours signature and then you will be free to leave." I'm quickly up and out of bed. She lets Sasuke sign first, then she brings it over to me. "If he ever hurts you like this again, just come here and we will give you a safe home." She whispered to me under her breath. I don't think Sasuke hears her, but just to be safe I just give her a 'what are you talking' about look, then leave. Once we are out in public Sasuke grabs my hand and holds it the whole way home. When we get home I quickly go put all my stuff up, then quickly get to work on cleaning the house. I'm still trying to figure out how I got to be so good at house work but some how I managed to. The rest of the day went by smoothly, Sasuke never hit me, I got all the food right, and Sasuke even sat read a book with me. All in all it was a good day.
It's been almost 3 weeks since I was released from the hospital. And Sasuke has been getting worse about hitting me. The only difference is that he is only hitting me in places that won't show when I am fully dressed; I think he knows people are getting suspicious about him. I can't really blame them either. I mean if some one like me gets put into the hospital because their boyfriend or girlfriend beat them up I would get suspicious too. At the moment Sasuke is away on a mission and I am in the middle of making dinner.
Just when I was about done with dinner I hear a knock at the door. When I answer it I was surprised to see who I did on the other side, it was Kakashi-sensei. "Kakashi-sensei what are you doing here?"
"Naruto we need to talk." He was really serious.
"Um, sure. I was just about to have dinner. Would you like to join me?" I ask as he walks inside
"No I already ate, but thanks any way. You eat while we talk ok?"
"What no ramen?" I could tell he was trying to joke around with me.
"Nope not tonight." We sit in an uncomfortable silence for a little while before I decide to speak up. "Is there something that you wanted to talk to me about?"
"Oh yes. Naruto, it's about Sasuke." I wanted to tell him to drop it and get out of my house, but I decided to hear him out. I mean what harm can it do?
"Oh, and what about him?"
"Naruto, I know what he is doing to you, and you have got to know that it isn't right. I mean he beats you just because he can." I felt my self starting too angry at this, but decided to try and keep my cool for once.
"No he doesn't." I lie.
"Naruto I've seen him do it. Now please, just come with me, I'll find some where safe for you to go." I'm angry now.
"You spied on us?!?" I yell.
"It was Hokage's orders. Remember she said that she was going to be keeping a close eye on you. Well that is what I have been doing. And before you speak, no I haven't told her anything yet. But I will Naruto. If you come with me Sasuke can get help for his aggression and then maybe you two can get back together." I don't say anything I just sit there and stare at him. I think I'm waiting for him to continue. Which he does. "Naruto this isn't healthy. Look at you, you've changed. You're not the same knucklehead head that you used to be. People are starting to get concerned. Think about Iruka, Sakura, Shikamaru, and me. What would Jayria think?" That his a sore spot with me. When he died I felt like I was alone, then all the people he listed before came and reminded me that I'm not. But why can't he understand that I'm happy. I really am happy.
"I know what it looks like to the outside world, but trust me, I'm happy. I'm really truly happy. And is there anything wrong with being happy?"
"I didn't think so. And have you ever seen Sasuke hit me?"
"And when you did, did it look like he was trying to hurt me?"
"No." He sighed in defeat. "Ok Naruto I get it. I'll go now. But if he is hurting you, and you do want to get away my door is always open. Just remember that alright."
"Yup." He stood nodded a goodbye then left. I felt so alone after that, I wasn't hungry any more. While I was throwing my food away I heard another knock at the door. I thought Kakashi-sensei had forgotten something, so I go to open it. When I open it I see Sasuke standing there. I begin to panic. "Sasuke? Your home early."
"So what, it didn't take long to finish such an easy mission."
"Then why didn't you just use the house key?"
"I lost it on the mission. Is that a crime?"
"Well no, I was just wondering."
"Are you going to let me inside, or are you going to make me stand outside all night?"
"Oops, sorry." I move out of his way as he makes his way inside.
"What the hell are you doing?" He yells at me. I quickly shut the door. There was no reason for the outside world to know what was about to happen, right?
"Well I didn't know you were going to be home so soon, so I made my self dinner, but then I lost my appetite so I was going to throw it out." He looked pissed.
"Hm, I bought all this food right? With all them money that I earn working right? So why do you feel the need to throw out the food that I bought just for you? Do you want to insult me Naruto?"
"N-no that's not it. I-I was going to g-go and g-get more. R-really I w-w-was." By the end of the sentence I was stuttering really badly, I think that only proved to piss him off more. Something must have happened to make him this mad. I mean he did come home mad, so I think I just added fuel to the fire. I look up at him, he was beyond pissed. Yup, just added fuel to the fire. I summoned all the courage that I could to talk to him. Maybe try and calm him down a little. "I'll go out and get the food next time. I swear it won't happen again. Now why don't we sit down and you can tell me what happened on your mission. How does that sound?" I picked each of my words carefully. He looked at me for a moment then he came walking over to me. The next thing I know he slaps me. I feel myself falling to the ground.
"What do you think I am? A women? Hell no, I don't want to go and talk about my mission. I want you to go take a shower then go to bed." I look at the clock, it read 7:15 pm. It's to early for me to go to bed yet. He saw me looking at the clock. "What do you have a problem with the time, or do you just not want to do as I asked you to do?"
"Its not that, don't you think it's a little early to be going to bed?"
"No I don't." I could feel my anger rising. I had to get it under control or there could be real serious problems.
"Alright, may I please clean up first?"
"Yes, that would be wise of you." I get to work on cleaning the kitchen. Once done I go take my shower and go climb in to bed. After a little while I could hear Sasuke calling for me. So I get up and out of bed to go see what he wants.
"Go fix me something to eat will ya, also would you put some tea on?"
"Yes." Was all I said as I got to work on my new commands. While I was in the middle of getting the water off the stove I feel a hand on my back, it scares me, and I feel the water go flying from my hands. The next thing I hear is a scream of agony. I turn around and there is Sasuke on the ground holding a burn on his right arm. I knew I was in for it now, but I still go grab some bandages and then grab his are and run it under some cold water, I then bandage it and wait.
"Naruto," he says really clam, it scared me, "what in the world were you thinking?" His voice started to rise. "Do you want to kill me?"
"N-no, you scared me."
"Oh, so it's my fault that I got hurt?"
"Ok, so then it must be your fault then?"
"I guess." He looked at me, he looked insane. The next thing I know I feel his hands around my neck. I begin to fight back. I manage to push him off me. I start to head for the bed room. I hear some clinking noises. I begin to run for the bed room. I hear Sasuke running after me, I don't look back. I hear him catch me, and then I feel him stab me.
"You think I'm going to let you kill me. Your working with Itachi aren't you?" He stabs me again.
"What no. Sasuke, please baby. Stop. You have got to stop." I beg as he stabs me again and again and again. I begin to cry. I try to fight back. "Sasuke, I love you. I would never hurt you on purpose. I love you. Please stop." He stabs me again. The pain was excruciating. I some how managed to get him off me. I make a mad dash for the bed room. I lock the door, he comes up and banging on the door. I go over and grab one of the old pictures of us from one of the hidden spots I have in the room, then I go and sit up against the door. I start to feel light headed. I heard him stab the door, he got in. He pushes the door open. I get in the fetal position; I was too weak to fight any more. I tried to fight; the fox was trying to get me to fight. I just couldn't. I felt someone come up to me and say my name. All I could manage to say was, "Sasuke, I-I'll l-lo-love y-you, e-e-even i-if it k-k-k-k-kills me." I felt my self letting go. Every thing goes black. The last image in my mind is of Sasuke and me when we were 12 and so in love.
"Naruto, it time to wake up." I felt some one lightly shaking my left arm. I didn't know where I was or what was going on. "Naruto." I suddenly remembered everything that had happened to me. I opened my eye's and sat strait up. I was blinded at first. I began to hyperventilate. "Naruto! Just calm down. Your alright. Go get Kakashi for me."
Someone was trying to push me back down into the lying position. I resisted. Finally my eyes started to go back to normal. I saw that I was in a hospital room. I looked and saw that it was a nurse that was trying to calm me down. She reached out to try and push me back down.
"Please don't touch me." She still put her hands on my shoulders to push me back down. I couldn't help but freak out. I pushed her away and got out of my bed, ripping my IV out in the process. I went over to one of the corners. She started to walk towards me. She was just about to me, I began to freak out more. She stopped when the door busted open.
"Stop, just stay away from him." For a moment I thought it was Sasuke. But then I looked and saw that it was Kakashi. I didn't feel any better about my situation. He made the nurse leave so it was just me and him. "Naruto, listen to me. Sasuke is not here." He began to inch his was towards me.
"I want to see him." He knew who I meant. "Bring me Sasuke. I want to see him."
"No, Naruto you won't be able to see him ever again." I began to freak out again.
"Why what did you do to him?"
"He's in jail. I came back to your house to try and talk to you again. When I came I saw what he had done to you. Naruto I had no choice but to take him in to custody. You're lucky I got there when I did, you would have been dead if I wouldn't have come back."
"Maybe it would have been better that way." He was in front of me in a second. "Get away from me. Don't touch me."
"Naruto, please just look at me. I promise I'm not going to hurt you." He grabbed one of my arms and pulled me to him. I struggled to get away from him. "Naruto just calm down; I promise no one will ever hurt you again. I know I messed up with Sasuke and I promise that you'll never have to go through something like that again." I stopped struggling there was no point. He's stronger than me. I began to cry; I mean what else could I do?
"Why did this have to happen? All I wanted to do was save him. I thought he would change. I just wanted to save him." I began to get weaker. I had expended all my energy trying to get away.
"I know, Naruto, I know." He let me go and leaned me against that wall. When he began to get up I reached out and grabbed for the sleeve of his shirt. "I'll be right back, I'm just going to go get Lady Hokage." I nod and let go of him. He was only gone for a moment. When he came back grandma Hokage was following right behind him. "Don't get to close to him. Just tell me what to do." She nodded.
"Carefully pick him up and lie him down in the bed." I felt him lift me off the ground and then set me in my bed. "Did the needle get ripped out of his arm?" He looked. It hasn't.
"No. Do I just connect the tube to the needle?"
"Yeah, that's it. How are you feeling?" I knew she was talking to me. I didn't answer. I couldn't get my mouth to work. "Do you know what day it is? Or even how long you've been out?" I shook my head. "You were brought here exactly 8 days ago. You had severe stab wounds and you had been beaten half to death. Don't start freaking out. We know Sasuke did it so don't try to cover it up. We did a mental evaluation, he's could be considered bi-polar, we think it's caused by everything that has happened to him in his life. But that is no excuse. If knew what was going on then he should have come to us for help. And the same goes for you. Why in the hell would you just sit there and take it. I know you cared for him, but you had to know that this was wrong." I couldn't stop the tears from falling. I saw that she knew she had gone to far. "I'm sorry. I'll go now. Kakashi are you going to stay with him.
"I would like to."
"Then I'll take you off any missions. Oh and Naruto, I'll wait a while before I let you have any visitors, that includes Sakura." I just nod. I watch her walk about, I still had some tears running down my face. Everything had fallen apart.
"Naruto, why don't you just go to sleep for now."
"Will you still be here when I wake up?"
"Yeah, I'm not going anywhere."
I nod. It took a moment, but I could feel sleep trying to claim me, and I let it.
~~~~~~One week later~~~~~~
The fox was not willing to let me heal quickly. It said something about me being stupid and making me suffer. And suffer I did. They had to clean my wounds out almost everyday, and they had to change my IV every other day. Both hurt like a bitch. But they said I was making good progress with my healing. I guess that's a good thing. I still had a longing to see Sasuke. But they just kept telling me no. I didn't smile or laugh anymore. I guess a good thing was that Kakashi sensei stayed with me all the time, he only left to go take a shower and change clothes. He made sure that no one bothered me. I guess he was sort of working as my temporary counselor. He said that because I was doing so well that I should be able to leave in a few days.
"You'll have to say with some one."
"Because, you still need to be taken care of. I'll try to get it so you can stay with me, but I can't be sure."
"I would like that."
It was another few days before they began to look for someone for me to stay with. As it turns out I can't stay with Kakashi sensei. He was needed for some missions. I was worried about who they would put me with.
"They found someone. The person has been comeing everyday to make sure you were alright. They should be here in a few minutes. Just try to stay calm and try to keep an open mind."
"Alright." I was still uncomfortable around people. After a little while I heard a knock at the door.
"I'll go talk to them first then I'll let you see who it is." I nod. He only opened the door enough to fit his body through. I couldn't hear who he was talking to. But I knew he was talking to someone. He came back in after a couple of minutes. "You ready to see who it is." I nod. He goes over to the door and opens it. I couldn't believe who what standing there.
I hope you liked it. I decided to redo it because I wasn't happy with the first one I wrote. So here is the new happy ending. I would like if you all would review or at least tell me who you would like to see be the one to rehabilitate and take care of Naruto. I'll give you another cookie if you review.
Okay, I'm done begging now.