Mksanime: It's 2:40 in the morning. I have work in a few hours. WHY AM I NOT ASLEEP?

Summary: Just because he's a ninja and she's a kunoichi- They're meant to be. Shikaku/Sakura pairing.

Disclaimer: Whatever.

Exemption: Shinobi

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"Do you know that once you decided to live the life of a Shinobi, the rules changed to compensate the fact that death is literally a viable chance that we encounter. Although the word viable is too... mellowed down for my liking."

She snorted in response.

"So you are saying, since we both chose to live a life of a shinobi and we basically challenge death in every possible manner due to what our job entails, we are exempted to follow the basic principalities of ethical and moral law."

"Now, now. Don't be to hasty to judge. There is no law that says I can't see you in a romantic manner, despite our... age gap."

"You do know that I am about your sons age," she drawled in amusement.

His lips quirked in response.

Soft, tell-tale signs of shadow slowly loomed towards them, indicating that time had once again flew by.

He moved his piece in a quick, efficient, tactical manner that left her pondering over her next move.

"I never said that there was. I was simply rebuffing your ideology of forgoing to follow certain principalities in favour of your justifiable excuse to appease your actions without facing the consequences due to our line of work."

"Touche." His lips twitched in amusement.

"You know, if you plan to ask me out. A simple 'Would you go out with me' would have sufficed."

His lips curved into a full blown smile.

"Checkmate."

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Mksanime: If it's not making any sense to you. Sorry, my brain stopped working when I wrote the first line. I'll probably check this over when my brain is alert and awake.

GOODNIGHT! SLEEP MY PRECIOUS! COMEEEEE BACKKK!