Walk The Max Planck
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Joined 12-22-11, id: 3555645, Profile Updated: 08-07-14

Preface:

So, I've finally decided to get around to making a profile, mainly because I really need somewhere to rant about fanfic stuff, or just to post my thoughts and ideas about fanfic stuff. I've been planning to actually write stuff in my profile for at least half a year (probably more like since mid-2013), but I was way too lazy to actually do it, and starting is always the hardest part of anything for me.

It is highly likely that my profile will eventually get very long because of the large number of things I know I will write about here. In anticipation of this, in order to make my profile more navigable for both myself and anyone who reads it I will be organizing this page by section, and will have a table of contents. In order to jump to any particular section simply copy the section number and/or title and use your browser's find function to search for it. So, without further ado, the table of contents is below.

FF.net is being a bit of a pain when it comes to some stuff in my profile, so I'm blaming the web page for some of the typographical, syntax, and layout errors. The website doesn't seem to want to cooperate fully. and I have also noticed that there are some grammatical corrections I have made that FF.net simply doesn't want ot actually change, so I apologize if there are any mistakes.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Section 1: Who is Walk The Max Planck?

1.1: Personal Details

1.2: About Me

Section 2: Naruto Universe and Fanfics Discussion

2.1: Konoha and Naruto

  • 2.1.1: How Konoha's People View Naruto, and the Psychology of Fear
  • 2.1.2: Konoha's Treatment of Naruto
  • 2.1.3: The Horrendously Asinine Mob Cliche
  • 2.1.4: "Civilians Make Naruto's Life a Living Hell" is Ludicrous
  • 2.1.5: The Utter Absurdity of a Civilian Council Making Naruto's Life Awful
  • 2.1.5: Why Nobody Guesses Naruto's Heritage
  • 2.2: About Naruto

  • 2.2.1: Naruto's Potential, What Limited it, and How to Fulfill it
  • 2.2.2: Naruto, Chakra Control, and Genjutsu
  • 2.2.3: Naruto's Personality and Traits
  • 2.2.4: Naruto's Ignorance of... A Lot of Stuff
  • 2.2.5: Realistic Personality for Naruto with Various Types of Childhood Treatment
  • 2.3: People and Their Role in Naruto's Life (or Lack Thereof)

  • 2.3.1: Sarutobi Hiruzen
  • 2.3.2: Sarutobi Hiruzen 2: The Absurdity of a Powerless/Useless/Naive/Stupid/Ignorant Hiruzen
  • 2.3.3: Jiraiya
  • 2.3.4: Kakashi
  • 2.3.5: Minato: Master of the Stupid Sacrifice
  • 2.3.6: Others
  • 2.4: Naruto Pairings

  • 2.4.1: NaruHina (note: this is mainly a takedown of that pairing, and why I've grown sick of it)
  • 2.4.2: Other Naruto pairings
  • 2.5: Konoha Politics and Organizational Structure

  • 2.5.1: Konoha is a Military Base
  • 2.5.2: Politics in Konoha: A Mix of Military, Feudal, and Civilian
  • 2.5.3: A Realistic View of a Konoha Council
  • 2.6: Konoha Military Information

  • 2.6.1: Konoha's Military Strength and Population
  • 2.6.2: Konoha's Information Security
  • 2.6.3: The Shinobi Ranks
  • 2.6.4: How the Shinobi Ranks Translate to Standard Military Ranks
  • 2.6.5: Jōnin-sensei, the 3 Genin Cell, and the Genin Test
  • 2.7: Other Konoha Information

  • 2.7.1: Konoha in Hi no Kuni
  • 2.7.2: Konoha's Size and Population
  • 2.7.3: The Konoha Academy and the Japanese School Year
  • 2.7.4: Academy Graduation Age and Geniuses
  • 2.7.5: The Clans of Konoha: Miscellaneous Information
  • 2.8: The Uchiha

  • 2.8.1: The Uchiha Clan and the Massacre
  • 2.8.2: Itachi: Awesome, but Made Mistakes
  • 2.8.3: Sasuke
  • 2.8.4: The Sharingan: Kishimoto's Fetish and Fanfic Overpowering
  • 2.8.5: Obito and His Intangibility
  • 2.9: What Happened to the Senju?

    2.10: The Hyūga Clan

  • It's Slavery, Plain and Simple
  • Hinata, Neji, and Hiashi
  • 2.11: Shinobi Stuff

  • 2.11.1: Shinobi are Mercenaries; they are Grey
  • 2.11.2: SHOUT YOUR TECHNIQUE NAME! Or not Because Stealth
  • 2.11.3: Other Canon Things Shinobi Should Avoid
  • 2.11.4: Shinobi Life
  • 2.12: Chakra and Jutsu

  • 2.11.1: The Mechanics of Chakra and its Uses
  • 2.11.2: Ninjutsu, Chakra Affinity, and Hand Seals
  • 2.11.3: Genjutsu and Misconceptions
  • 2.11.4: An Explanation for Killing Intent
  • 2.11.5: Fūinjutsu
  • 2.11.6: On Henge, Kawarimi, Bunshin, Shunshin, and Other Specific Jutsu
  • 2.13: Problems with Canon

  • 2.13.1: Dear God, Where to Start?
  • 2.13.2: How About with the Obvious Lack of Planning
  • 2.13.3: The Timeline from Hell and Internal Inconsistency
  • 2.13.4: IT'S OVER 9000!: Power Scaling Problems
  • 2.13.5: Kishimoto's World Peace Route is Unrealistic and Bad Story Telling
  • 2.13.6: The Plot Since the Start of War Arc
  • 2.14: Character Stats

    2.15: The Bijū

    2.16: Zabuza, Haku, and Kiri

    2.17: Timeline Stuff

  • 2.17.1: When Did Orochimaru Defect
  • 2.17.2: Time Between Kanabi Bridge and Naruto's Birth
  • 2.18: Idiocy and Incompetence in Naruto

    2.19: Miscellaneous Minor Things

  • Overuse of S-rank Mission Classification in Fanfics
  • Overuse of "Precious People" Phrase
  • The Problems with Most 'Kurama Helps Naruto' Stories
  • TV Tropes 'What An Idiot' Page for Naruto
  • Section 3: General Fanfic and Writing Discussion

    3.1: The Problems with Most Fanfic Romance Writing

    3.2: Spelling, Grammar, and Punctuation

  • 3.2.1: Quotations and Fonts
  • 3.3: Realistic Plot Devices

    3.4: Incompetence/Idiocy as a Plot Device

    3.5: My View on Cliches

    3.6: Don't Believe Everything a Character Says

    3.7: Bashing: When it Works and When it's Overboard

    Section 4: My Stories: Current and Ideas

    4.1: Average

    4.2: Jiraiya's Choice

    4.3: Konoha no Akatsuki

    4.4: Like Son Like Father (note, that is purposely done backwards from the normal saying)

    4.5: Neither Quite Alone

    4.6: Restraint and Lonliness

    4.7: Role Reversal

    4.8: The Knucklehead Nara

    4.9: The Rising Tides

    4.10: Those Who Know

    4.11: To be Called Demon

    4.12: To Catch a Fly

    4.13: Truth in Teaching

    4.14: Unity


    Section 1: Who is Walk The Max Planck?

    The amount of information I put in here will change over time as I add more stuff. If you want to get to know me better than what's here in my profile, or if you want to be friends then please feel free to PM me; I'd be happy to talk, get to know you, and tell you more about myself. If I write enough stuff in this section I may group things into even more separate subsections, but that will require a lot more information than I've currently included.


    1.1: Personal Details

    Real Name: Michael F. Tilbrook (no it's not Max)

    Gender: Male

    Date of Birth (Age): July 30, 1990 (nearly 24)

    Place of Birth: Women's College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (I felt like being very specific by including the Hospital even).

    Current Residence: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    Occupation: Student at the University of Waterloo, majoring in Honours Mathematical Physics

    Background: 2nd generation Canadian, i.e., my parents were born in Canada, but my grandparents were all immigrants. My ancestry is English, Irish, probably some Scottish, Norwegian, Hungarian, one of Hungary's neighbouring countries that I can't remember, and considering that Britain was basically the rape and pillage destination of continental Europe during medieval times, probably a bit of the rest of Western Europe through my British side. Basically, I have the standard dog's breakfast, everything but the kitchen sink mix of European that most European's have.

    Physical description: 5' 10.5" (179cm); about 160lb (72.5kg); relatively slim build and long limbs; caucasian; green eyes; ear-length, medium brown, slightly wavy hair. If you want more detail than that, then check out my facebook profile for pictures. (Speaking of which...)

    Facebook: Michael F. Tilbrook. Feel free to send me a friend request and check out my profile, although you probably won't see much if you're not on my friends list due to my privacy settings.


    1.2: About Me

    Why my screen name is Walk The Max Planck if my name isn't Max:
    I am a physics major, and so am unsurprisingly pretty into physics. Max Planck is a famous physicist of the early 20th century who is essentially the father of quantum theory, and thus quantum mechanics, since he was the first person to propose the quantization of energy. My screen name is simply a combination of the phrase "walk the plank" and the name Max Planck. Similarly, I also commonly use the screen name HeisenIceBerg, a combination of "iceberg" and Heisenberg, another one of the founders of quantum mechanics.

    Fanfics genres I follow: I almost exclusively read Naruto and Naruto crossover fanfics, with non-Naruto fanfics I read being few and far between.

    I'll add more stuff about myself (music, sports, hobbies, interests, likes, dislikes, etc.) at a later date, but this is good enough for now.


    Section 2: Naruto Universe and Fanfics Discussion

    This section is where I'll write about any of my ideas, views, thoughts, rants, or other stuff about the Narutoverse and Naruto fanfics. I'll put each separate discussion in it's own subsection, and if there are enough related topics then I will create group them into subsections and subsubsections.

    Note: For now I am simply listing all of the different topics that I eventually want to write about, so that I will have a list to reference; I will get around to actually writing the discussion for all of them eventually, but for now some or all of them may be empty.


    2.1: Konoha and Naruto

    The subject of this section is pretty obvious: Naruto's relationship with the people of Konoha, and how the people of Konoha treat him, specifically during his childhood. However, while the subject may be obvious it is anything but simple. Properly understanding and characterizing the various aspects of this relationship requires at least a partial understanding of human psychology and nature. It is also necessary to be able to look at the situation from the differing perspectives of multiple parties, objectively view the situation, separate oneself from any emotional attachment to Naruto, and be realistic in the portrayal of people, rather than portraying people as irrationally evil or stupid. Not having that partial understanding or the ability to do the aforementioned things tends to lead to some of the more implausible cliches we see in Naruto fanfics. A lack of due thought and creativity, as well as bad story telling skills, does not help the situation in those cases.

    The first two topics (2.1.1 and 2.1.2) are my attempt at evaluating Konoha's relationship with Naruto in a realistic and well thought out way, using my accumulated understanding of human psychology and nature, while also following the guidelines I've set out above. The next 3 topics (2.1.3-2.1.5) are my view on several prominent cliches, along with a listing of the flaws in them, why they are unrealistic, and which of the components necessary for properly evaluating the Konoha-Naruto relationship were absent in the creation of said bad cliches. The last topic of this section (2.1.5) is what I believe to be a reasonable explanation for why nobody in canon seems to figure out who Naruto's parents are.

  • 2.1.1: How Konoha's People View Naruto, and the Psychology of Fear
  • 2.1.2: Konoha's Treatment of Naruto
  • 2.1.3: The Horrendously Asinine Mob Cliche
  • 2.1.4: "Civilians Make Naruto's Life a Living Hell" is Ludicrous
  • 2.1.5: The Utter Absurdity of a Civilian Council Making Naruto's Life Awful
  • 2.1.5: Why Nobody Guesses Naruto's Heritage
  • (I don't know why the way I wrote this turned out to be like an essay on the topic, but that's just how it came out. Don't expect it to always be like this, but don't be surprised if it is; that's just the way I write sometimes.)


    2.1.1: How Konoha's People View Naruto, and the Psychology of Fear

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    Section 3: General Fanfic and Writing Discussion

    This section serves the same purpose as Section 2: Naruto Universe and Fanfics Discussion, but for general, and specifically non-Naruto, writing and fanfic discussion. This section is organized the same way that Section 2 is.

    Note: For now I am simply listing all of the different topics that I eventually want to write about, so that I will have a list to reference; I will get around to actually writing the discussion for all of them eventually, but for now some or all of them may be empty.


    Section 4: My Stories: Current and Ideas

    This section lists ideas I have for stories, as well as any stories I am currently working on or writing, along with the status of any story I've posted. Currently I have lots of ideas, but I haven't actually started writing any stories. For some of my story ideas I have planned a lot, while for others I only have a general idea. I'm hoping to actually get around to writing something at some point, but starting something (anything really) is always the hardest part for me. All story titles are preliminary until posting, and even then are subject to change.


    As noted above, I will eventually fill in all of these sections with information and discussion.

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    Blind Stars of Fortune by 100demons reviews
    Thirty year old Kakashi was supposed to have been killed by Pein during the Invasion. Instead, he wakes up in the body of his twenty year old self. (It gets a lot more complicated.) Time travel.
    Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 11 - Words: 69,857 - Reviews: 882 - Favs: 2,817 - Follows: 3,305 - Updated: 7/24 - Published: 2/13/2013 - Kakashi H.
    The Number 1 Hyperactive, Knucklehead Master by Kenchi618 reviews
    A little bit of misdirection was needed to coax Naruto into Jiraiya's infamous three-year training trip... but was this really the kind of 'training' that was supposed to happen? Rated for language and possible situations later on.
    Crossover - Pokémon & Naruto - Rated: M - English - Adventure - Chapters: 26 - Words: 314,190 - Reviews: 2061 - Favs: 2,765 - Follows: 2,414 - Updated: 7/6 - Published: 1/5/2012 - [Naruto U., Janine/Anzu] Jiraiya
    Drifting by AlphaDelta1001 reviews
    Naruto is many things; troublesome, wild, unpredictable, adventurous, untamable, unique. But there's a benefit to being wild and unpredictable; no one has the faintest idea what you're going to do next. NarutoHarem
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 50 - Words: 1,093,850 - Reviews: 5391 - Favs: 5,586 - Follows: 5,083 - Updated: 7/1 - Published: 12/25/2012 - Naruto U.
    Not Sick by Ser Serendipity reviews
    In one world, after defeating his brother, Itachi Uchiha dropped dead, victim of a mysterious disease, and the future of the ninja world was set for the worse. However, in another, Itachi was not sick. From this small difference, many changes will spring, and many plans will be overturned. The path of the last of the Uchiha, and the world itself, will be altered forever.
    Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Family - Chapters: 32 - Words: 286,427 - Reviews: 1245 - Favs: 1,194 - Follows: 1,352 - Updated: 6/30 - Published: 11/24/2013 - Sasuke U., Itachi U., Naruto U., Sakura H.
    Better Left Unsaid by Kenchi618 reviews
    Mizuki never got to shoot his mouth off at Naruto the night he took the Scroll of Seals. Other than skipping a half-manic monologue from him what exactly did this change for everyone's favorite blonde ninja? Who knows? Rated M for language/later events.
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 71 - Words: 932,944 - Reviews: 7507 - Favs: 8,067 - Follows: 7,302 - Updated: 6/8 - Published: 12/14/2010 - [Naruto U., Ino Y.] Team Ten
    The Last Eight Chapters: Naruto the True Ending by ExNarutoFan reviews
    Ever wonder how the series might have been had the last eight chapters of the manga been written in a way consistent with most of the series? At last, I bring you a rewrite of the last eight chapters of the Naruto manga. Warning: This fic contains NaruSaku as well as a rewrite of the Naruto vs Sasuke battle (since I didn't like the original version). Interested readers read on!
    Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 52,674 - Reviews: 123 - Favs: 169 - Follows: 145 - Updated: 5/5 - Published: 3/19 - [Naruto U., Sakura H.] - Complete
    Team 8 by S'TarKan reviews
    What if Naruto had been selected for a different team? What if he'd had a different mentor? Who would guess the consequences would be so large?
    Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 276,868 - Reviews: 14083 - Favs: 17,391 - Follows: 14,881 - Updated: 4/23 - Published: 1/1/2006 - Naruto U., Hinata H.
    Naruto: Great Clan Days by Kenchi618 reviews
    Senju Hashirama's dream to unify all of the warring clans of his country under one village remained just that; a dream. Generations later, the ninja world still consists of pure clan affiliation. Enacting peace through understanding has fallen to the side. A catalyst is needed for any kind of change to occur, and it is all found in a little boy... for better or for worse. AU.
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Adventure - Chapters: 18 - Words: 251,728 - Reviews: 1620 - Favs: 2,910 - Follows: 2,771 - Updated: 4/16 - Published: 5/18/2013 - Naruto U.
    A Big Problem by Vaguely Defined Entity reviews
    A certain blond-haired boy wanted to become a ninja, but instead became a multi-tailed demonic fox bigger than a building. Great power and great responsibility, sure, but usually the power isn't so hard to turn off, or so inconvenient in everyday life...
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 30 - Words: 114,780 - Reviews: 213 - Favs: 373 - Follows: 473 - Updated: 4/4 - Published: 1/3 - Naruto U., Team Seven
    Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality by Less Wrong reviews
    Petunia married a biochemist, and Harry grew up reading science and science fiction. Then came the Hogwarts letter, and a world of intriguing new possibilities to exploit. And new friends, like Hermione Granger, and Professor McGonagall, and Professor Quirrell... COMPLETE.
    Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 122 - Words: 661,619 - Reviews: 30370 - Favs: 16,785 - Follows: 14,611 - Updated: 3/14 - Published: 2/28/2010 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
    Harry Potter and the Natural 20 by Sir Poley reviews
    Milo, a genre-savvy D&D Wizard and Adventurer Extraordinaire is forced to attend Hogwarts, and soon finds himself plunged into a new adventure of magic, mad old Wizards, metagaming, misunderstandings, and munchkinry. Updates Fridays.
    Crossover - Harry Potter & Dungeons and Dragons - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 72 - Words: 301,307 - Reviews: 5311 - Favs: 3,836 - Follows: 4,411 - Updated: 2/27 - Published: 5/7/2012
    Legacy of Uzushiogakure by Marquis Black reviews
    The 2nd Shinobi World War left Uzu destroyed out of fear. Its inhabitants were left slaughtered or scattered. However, what if the members of Uzushio's famed Uzumaki weren't as scattered as people thought? What would it mean for one Uzumaki Naruto?
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 230,081 - Reviews: 1827 - Favs: 4,103 - Follows: 4,380 - Updated: 2/16 - Published: 1/16/2012 - Naruto U.
    Chance for a Prophecy by Dorcyy reviews
    You can't stop the flow of time. Its wheel only whirls in one direction. It is impossible for a mere human to change that path. But sometimes the impossible must be done… Naruto time travel fanfiction.
    Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 31 - Words: 315,050 - Reviews: 3142 - Favs: 4,903 - Follows: 5,376 - Updated: 12/22/2014 - Published: 10/14/2012 - Naruto U., Minato N., Kushina U.
    Naruto: Potential Realised by Iron Monkey Fist reviews
    The old man survived the invasion and acknowledged Naruto's services to Konoha. How would the shinobi world cope with a Naruto who realises his full potential and becomes the splendid shinobi only few believed he could be?
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 26 - Words: 297,760 - Reviews: 3396 - Favs: 6,884 - Follows: 7,163 - Updated: 9/18/2014 - Published: 6/24/2011 - Naruto U.
    The Uzumaki Descendant by Iron Monkey Fist reviews
    AU. In the aftermath of the Kyūbi attack, Sarutobi Hiruzen ponders his greatest dillema yet: the fate of one Uzumaki Naruto. Fortunately - or unfortunately, depending on how you look at it - another Uzumaki still lives. Will be epic in length.
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 71,725 - Reviews: 768 - Favs: 1,747 - Follows: 1,910 - Updated: 7/11/2014 - Published: 12/11/2011 - Naruto U.
    Reaching for a Dream by Noodlehammer reviews
    Adventure/Humor/Romance. The Sandaime waited too long to approach Naruto, who had no interest in becoming Hokage by then. Another dream already rested in his heart, a dream that would drive him much further than anyone would have believed. SealMaster!Naruto Older!NarutoxFem!Kyuubi
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 30 - Words: 377,213 - Reviews: 3828 - Favs: 5,284 - Follows: 3,464 - Updated: 6/26/2014 - Published: 12/12/2013 - [Naruto U., Kyuubi/Kurama] - Complete
    Naruto: Game of the Year Edition by Majin Hentai X reviews
    On Hiatus due to Real Life and I'm sorry so deeply sorry for the broken promise
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Parody - Chapters: 22 - Words: 208,515 - Reviews: 2602 - Favs: 4,812 - Follows: 4,824 - Updated: 6/3/2014 - Published: 1/27/2009 - Naruto U.
    Konoha's Maelstrom by Formulaic reviews
    If you have ridiculous chakra reserves, a forbidden technique that enables brute force training, and an insatiable appetite for epic skills, what are the chances that you'll settle for mediocrity? A bit of insanity is a small price to pay for being awesome.
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Adventure - Chapters: 7 - Words: 80,315 - Reviews: 734 - Favs: 2,722 - Follows: 2,956 - Updated: 5/9/2014 - Published: 7/15/2013 - Naruto U.
    Forbidden Jutsu by Lord Darkly reviews
    The Shadow Clone Technique was forbidden for a reason. On that night against Mizuki, Naruto summoned up more clones than the Jutsu was ever designed for. It is little wonder then, that of those dozens of clones, one of them turned out a little... different.
    Naruto - Rated: T - English - Horror/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,032 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 9 - Published: 4/17/2014
    Tale of the Kurai Kitsune by ShadowStar91 reviews
    He passed on his first attempt, gained a team that cared, a sensei that taught them, and then almost lost it all. Now being placed on a team once more, how will Konoha's Dark Fox handle a stuck up prick and useless fangirl? Slight NaruOC NaruHina SasuSaku
    Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 222,560 - Reviews: 1575 - Favs: 2,688 - Follows: 2,877 - Updated: 4/13/2014 - Published: 6/23/2011 - Naruto U., Sasuke U., Sakura H., Hinata H.
    Making Uzumaki by PsyckoSama reviews
    Naruto's always had big dreams, but unbeknownst to him he's heir to a legacy that dwarfs all of them. Sometimes all it takes is the beat of a butterfly's wings to put you on the path to greatness. With some luck, some help, and a whole lot of hard work, Naruto is going to make the name Uzumaki something to be respected once more. Naru/Haku, probably multi later on.
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 68,343 - Reviews: 761 - Favs: 2,546 - Follows: 2,806 - Updated: 4/5/2014 - Published: 2/13/2014 - Naruto U., Haku
    The Leaf's Naruto by Morta's Priest reviews
    There's something to be said for keeping the past as it was - makes it predictable, malleable. Naruto never bought those arguments. He's always been the one to power through adversity rather than wait it out, so why would now be any different? He'll do what has to be done, even if he steps on a few butterflies along the way.
    Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 23 - Words: 188,736 - Reviews: 2896 - Favs: 6,045 - Follows: 6,882 - Updated: 2/13/2014 - Published: 6/28/2012 - Naruto U.
    Rise of Namikaze Naruto by Zukara reviews
    Naruto learns of his father the night he beats Mizuki. He has vowed to surpass all of the Hokage's and earn the title, Namikaze Naruto. New clothes, new attitude, new love. Naruto is on his way to become what he was born to be... A Namikaze.
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 171,933 - Reviews: 1310 - Favs: 4,332 - Follows: 4,727 - Updated: 2/10/2014 - Published: 3/22/2009 - Naruto U., Ino Y.
    Naruto: Shinobi Institute of Performance Analysis by MaxFic reviews
    Not every idea Orochimaru ever had was bad. When one of his mothballed programs gets refreshed by the Third how will the world change for Team 7 when they are given brutally honest evaluations of their skills, personalities and potentials. With this knowledge laid bare before them and their Sensei what do they do and how to they grow. STRAIGHT/NON-YAOI
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Adventure - Chapters: 35 - Words: 174,523 - Reviews: 2866 - Favs: 5,772 - Follows: 4,109 - Updated: 1/23/2014 - Published: 3/28/2013 - Naruto U., Karin U., Fū - Complete
    Motivation by Durandall reviews
    Kakashi made a mistake. Shikamaru is smart. Shino is skilled. Naruto is strong. Maybe something amazing could happen, with the right ... motivation.
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 10 - Words: 136,375 - Reviews: 960 - Favs: 3,240 - Follows: 3,226 - Updated: 10/21/2013 - Published: 2/18/2011
    Iga Naruto by tibo reviews
    Naruto, guided by a presence from the past, discovers a personal connection to a ninja clan long since lost to history. In a world shaped by endless war and constant bloodshed, can Naruto find a way to stop the cycle of hatred and free the world from the echoes of the past? Naruto /Mystic eyes. Intelligent, strong, grey Naruto. Naruto/Multiple women.
    Crossover - Naruto & Basilisk - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 236,110 - Reviews: 1646 - Favs: 2,761 - Follows: 2,548 - Updated: 9/26/2013 - Published: 9/30/2012 - Naruto U.
    The Sealed Kunai by Kenchi618 reviews
    What if something made Naruto the dead-last that everyone sees him as? What if he really wasn't as weak as he seemed? The true Naruto, unleashed upon the shinobi world! AU Story starts at Invasion of Konoha arc and continues onwards.
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 69 - Words: 670,128 - Reviews: 10147 - Favs: 10,138 - Follows: 7,153 - Updated: 8/20/2013 - Published: 6/14/2010 - Naruto U. - Complete
    Lay Down Your Burdens by INeedAHaircut reviews
    A secret that everyone knows isn't much of a secret. Uzumaki Naruto, Konoha's unknown prodigy, independently uncovers the reason why his village despises his existence. Then he decides to do something about it. Oneshot.
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,023 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 704 - Follows: 209 - Published: 2/25/2013 - Naruto U., Kyuubi/Kurama, Hiruzen S. - Complete
    Naruto: Myoushuu no Fuuin by May Wren reviews
    A seal had managed to defeat and imprison the Kyuubi no Kitsune, the strongest demon to ever exist. It was just ink on paper-or a stomach, as the case may be-and it held so much power… 'Yeah,' Naruto decided 'I gotta get me some of that.'
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 9 - Words: 92,529 - Reviews: 3945 - Favs: 11,031 - Follows: 10,353 - Updated: 7/16/2012 - Published: 1/28/2011 - Naruto U.
    Who I Am by TwinTrouble reviews
    Naruto has been keeping dangerous secrets for years. A long-forgotten dream that just won’t die, an ally he shouldn’t know and a friend no one thought he had are what keep him going. Graduating is the least of his problems…
    Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 16 - Words: 113,164 - Reviews: 2201 - Favs: 3,968 - Follows: 3,818 - Updated: 1/10/2011 - Published: 2/13/2009 - Naruto U., Sasuke U.
    Fox of Konoha by CrazyLikeArt reviews
    The Kyuubi attack never happened, the hero of the village never died, and a child sits in the forest alone, waiting to show the world his power. *warning- follows major canon events* *abandoned.
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 18 - Words: 73,283 - Reviews: 1350 - Favs: 3,045 - Follows: 2,953 - Updated: 6/29/2010 - Published: 6/7/2008 - Naruto U.
    The Melt by pudgypudge reviews
    As a child, Naruto is taken in by Sarutobi to be his chosen successor to the mantle of Hokage. He develops a bloodline long thought lost to the world and learns along the way that, though he may be hated for his demon, his Will of Fire will burn brightly.
    Naruto - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 34 - Words: 228,417 - Reviews: 4973 - Favs: 4,558 - Follows: 4,120 - Updated: 7/1/2009 - Published: 2/6/2008 - Naruto U.
    Senju Naruto by Baal of Yarns reviews
    You'd think being brought up by his Sannin mother instead of as an outcast would make Naruto's life a little easier. Not so for a guy with a demon trapped in his belly, even if he's genetically predisposed to handling it. Mokuton!Naruto
    Naruto - Rated: T - English - Family/Adventure - Chapters: 25 - Words: 122,714 - Reviews: 2159 - Favs: 3,771 - Follows: 3,436 - Updated: 5/26/2009 - Published: 5/3/2008 - Naruto U.
    An Uzumaki Amongst the Dunes by pudgypudge reviews
    Having been denied his birthright by the council of Konoha, Naruto forsakes the Leaf Village. He leaves for what he hopes is a better life among the shinobi of Suna, taking his family's scrolls and heirlooms with him.
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 29 - Words: 172,558 - Reviews: 4148 - Favs: 6,490 - Follows: 3,255 - Updated: 3/31/2009 - Published: 12/28/2007 - Naruto U., Temari - Complete
    Bring the Hammer Down by pudgypudge reviews
    After a near death experience courtesy of a chidori, Naruto meets Kami and she makes him her own personal shinigami on earth. Given a holy warhammer to help him in his duties, Naruto must bring divine justice while maintaining ninja duties. Shippuden
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 156,721 - Reviews: 1995 - Favs: 2,760 - Follows: 1,367 - Updated: 10/13/2008 - Published: 11/29/2007 - Naruto U., Tenten - Complete
    Master of the Zanbatous by pudgypudge reviews
    After defeating the Akatsuki and losing his sensei, Naruto is given the responsibility of being the Toad Sage. On his way from the battlefield he acquires two familiar swords that wish for him to become their master. And is Sakura falling for the blonde?
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 152,130 - Reviews: 1814 - Favs: 2,776 - Follows: 1,251 - Updated: 6/27/2008 - Published: 11/22/2007 - Naruto U., Sakura H. - Complete
    The Hokage Great and Terrible by lord of the land of fire reviews
    What if someone other than Namikaze Minato had been chosen to be the Yondaime? Things might have worked out very, very differently. AU, a bit dark and a bit tragic. A little Naru X Hina
    Naruto - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 13 - Words: 26,341 - Reviews: 236 - Favs: 415 - Follows: 176 - Updated: 3/29/2008 - Published: 10/27/2007 - Naruto U., Minato N. - Complete
    Broken Hearts, Shattered Dreams by pudgypudge reviews
    It's been three years since Sakura left Naruto and his son behind for Sasuke. Broken hearted, he cut himself off from society. Now his friends want him back in the fold, and a certain blonde has even grander plans for everyone's favorite jinchuuriki.
    Naruto - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 119,792 - Reviews: 1586 - Favs: 2,832 - Follows: 994 - Updated: 2/20/2008 - Published: 11/8/2007 - Naruto U., Ino Y. - Complete
    A Different End In The Valley by lord of the land of fire reviews
    A very different conclusion to the battle in the valley of the end. The story of a death and all that follows. Character death.
    Naruto - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 16 - Words: 32,019 - Reviews: 315 - Favs: 528 - Follows: 180 - Updated: 2/1/2008 - Published: 8/9/2007 - Tsunade S. - Complete
    Never Cut Twice by shadowmaster62 reviews
    [Complete!]After failing to save Sasuke, Naruto escapes the village. Now alone, on the run, and wielding the sword of the Demon of the Mist, Naruto tries to rebuild his life as a ninja. NarutoTemari pairing [Last Chapter: Promises Kept]
    Naruto - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 33 - Words: 133,009 - Reviews: 3167 - Favs: 5,263 - Follows: 1,647 - Updated: 11/10/2005 - Published: 3/5/2005 - Naruto U., Temari - Complete
    How To Make A Really Bad Dragon Ball Z Fanfic by Ryomi reviews
    *MORE ADDED* Tired of reading bad fic after bad fic? Now you can write your own! Just follow this step-by-step guide to the worst of the fanfictional world and you'll be writing so poorly you'll be proud!
    Dragon Ball Z - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,024 - Reviews: 470 - Favs: 503 - Follows: 39 - Published: 7/23/2001 - Bulma, Vegeta
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