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Joined 01-29-06, id: 980522, Profile Updated: 11-14-17
Author has written 5 stories for Naruto.

Hi! Welcome to my profile and thanks for reading. I'm Joe, aka, Jonohex. As for more about me, I love anime like Soul Eater, Assassination Classroom, Ghost Hound, Ninja Scroll, Death Note, Tekkonkinkreet, Fantastic Children, Naruto (of course), 3x3 Eyes, Avatar: TLA, Kino's Journey, Ghost in the Shell, Captain Herlock; old-school martial arts movies like Five Deadly Venoms, Sword of Doom, The 36 Chambers, Legend of Drunken Master, Zatoichi, all Bruce Lee and Toshiro Mifune as well as newer stuff like Tai-Chi Master, Legend of the Swordsman, the Once Upon a Time in China series, Fearless, Ong Bak, Shaolin Soccer and Kung-Fu Hustle. Oh, and definitely Kung-Fu Panda! I love fantasy and sci-fi too, Liu Cixin, Joe Abercrombie, Neil Gaiman, Bruce Sterling, Michael Swanwick, Neal Stephenson, Walter Jon Williams, Dan Simmons, Ursula LeGuin, Tolkien, Edison, Morecock, Fritz Lieber, Isaac Asimov, Douglas Adams, Gene Wolfe, Vernor Vinge, Yoon Ha Lee, Kij Johnson...any too many more to name.

I'd like to extend a personal thanks and shout out to the few people who actually read some of my fairly sucky stories all the way through. I don't think that the number of reviews in itself indicates how good a story is, but I can't help but feel that it indicates how well a story connects with readers or engages them emotionally. So in that I've pretty much epic failed. Thanks too to those who've taken the time to review and/or add me to their favorites and C2's. I'm interested in any opinions, suggestions or advice on how I can improve my writing and better connect with readers, which seems to be the area I'm lacking in the most.

The Broken Tool -- This story's my attempt to flesh out Haku in an action/adventure with a little good-natured romance too. "My" Haku is a little harder-edged than most I've read, based on the short montage of him from the anime where he's killing other ninja at-will with his senbon. Plus, I figured that Zabuza wouldn't be the easiest guy to stay alive around even if he liked you. Other than that, TBT is meant to stick fairly close to the manga/anime, and is about Haku trying to deal with the drastic changes in his life while fighting a variety of new challenges, temptations and adversaries.

Kirigakure's Shore -- A sequel to The Broken Tool. The summary is: Haku is content with his new home in the Land of Waves. But when a ninja clan thought long dead reemerges intent on destroying the Hidden Mist Village, Zabuza's former apprentice must consider a return to his former life.

Part 1, Mission to Konohagakure -- Haku, now a constable in the Land of Waves, is dispatched to the Hidden Leaf Village to return some very disturbing stolen property. Though the unplanned trip gives him the opportunity to reconcile with Sakura and Kakashi, the former Demon's Apprentice finds himself the target for a group of ninja intent on killing him. If Kiba, who's been assigned by the Hokage to protect him, fails, then the genin's career as a leaf-ninja is over.

Part 2, Snow Angels -- An artifact left at Haku's grave leads the young ninja in a search for the secrets to his ancestry. Wave Country's building boom continues apace, but what exactly is it becoming? Inari and Chuuya continue their training, meanwhile Naruto discovers that Haku is alive.

Part 3, Complicated Shadows -- While a powerful ninja lord from Kirigakure visits The Land of Waves, the patriarchs of Water Country's bloodline clans search out Haku.

Part 4, The Jinchuuriki's Mandate -- Haku and Naruto are on a journey to stop the Hidden Mist Village from being destroyed. But vengeful ninjas possessing forgotten powers turn out to be the least of what the two must face as present-day ambitions collide with Kirigakure's dark past.

Part 5, The Wonders of the Deep -- With his plan failed and Naruto’s fate uncertain, Haku finds himself again a fugitive. Even with aid arriving from an unexpected source, will Haku be able to save the Mist Village from extinction?

Part 6, House of Candlelight -- Kirigakure reels gripped with plague while Mei and a handful of loyal shinobi try to keep it from going under. Haku falls under Lord Hirai's thrall and is charged with ridding the doomed city of the 108 Demons but it's Naruto who might be in far greater danger.

The River of Red -- My first attempt at fanfiction, VERY structurally flawed and based on a dream (yeah, I know it sounds cheesy). The story features an OC named Tomoki, an orphan who ended up in Konohagakure and entered the ninja academy for his own reasons -- to persue revenge against the woman who destroyed his village. It's in the supernatural/horror genre, kind of like Big Trouble in Little China, The Bride with White Hair, and Legend of the Swordsman. Tomoki's plans hit a snag when Naruto, curious about the genin's disappearance, tracks him down.

Five Animals Play -- A sequel to The River of Red. Naruto's gone missing and Tomoki (indebted to him) vows to find him. I just re-edited this one and it's a lot better! FAP owes more to old kung-fu movies (hence the title), The Magnificent Trio, One-Armed Boxer vs. Master of the Flying Guillotine and the book, Journey to the West. Also, a little Inuyasha, kinda. I really liked this story though no one else did.

House of Reptiles -- Hmm. Well. I thought it was good at the time...kind of a spooky story/social commentary/Edgar Allen Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher only with ninjas. I hate to say it, but you should probably skip this one.

10.23.16 FINAL CHAPTER of Kirigakure's Shore is UP!

Wow...chapter forty-freakin'-SIX! That's like three novels or something. I want to thank everyone who read and especially those who reviewed and shared the fun of writing these stories, through the good chapters and the bad ones/overly long ones/should've been edited a lot more ones. It takes a special breed! I really appreciate it!

11.14.17 I'm still surprised that there're still people reading these stories. I really thought that it'd trickle down to zero being that there're so many other stories out there, more current anime titles and so on. It's quite an international crowd too.

Ah, what the heck. One last plea for reviews!! :D Please leave one or many if you feel so inclined :P

If you're looking for mind-blowing science fiction, I'd recommend Cixin Liu's The Three Body Problem and the other books in his trilogy -- The Dark Forest and Death's End.

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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: 14805 - Favs: 20,423 - Follows: 17,896 - Updated: 4/23/2015 - Published: 1/1/2006 - Naruto U., Hinata H.
The Ghost and the Darkness by Kirsdarkenvar reviews
Sasuke and Naruto become friends at a young age, but will Naruto's paranoia and mental instability draw Sasuke down into madness, or will Sasuke's own demons bring them both into the dark? Not yaoi
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 114,018 - Reviews: 1039 - Favs: 1,574 - Follows: 1,393 - Updated: 6/26/2011 - Published: 11/10/2007 - Naruto U., Sasuke U.
Royal Prerogative: Legacy of the Yondaime by JiigarGhen reviews
Naruto, a jinchuuriki. What would happen if, at a young age, he was forced by circumstance to accept a hive of kikaichuu, the special insects the Aburame clan use? How would the Shiki Fuuin itself react? AU, divergence beginning early on. No pairings yet.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 17,865 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 227 - Follows: 364 - Updated: 4/24/2010 - Published: 10/27/2008 - Naruto U.
Tora by top reviews
For generations, every Genin has regretted ever taking on the Tora rescue mission. Wait a minute, are cats supposed to live that long!
Naruto - Rated: K - English - Humor/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,092 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 6 - Published: 12/3/2009 - Naruto U., Sasuke U. - Complete
The Gift of Prometheus by lovesrainscent reviews
A mythology-inspired little bit. Orochimaru bestows a divine gift upon Kabuto. In typical Orochimaru fashion, of course.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Angst/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 801 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/4/2009 - Orochimaru, Kabuto Y. - Complete
Assassins in the Snow by top reviews
Konohamaru and his team are taking the Chunin Exams that are being held in Yukigakure, but when one of his teammates is targeted for assassination passing the exam will be the least of their troubles.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 32,874 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 2/25/2009 - Published: 5/16/2008 - Konohamaru S., Moegi - Complete
Ghosts of a Future Already Gone by reviews
Some things are not meant to be forgiven, and sometimes there is no peace. Jiraiya and Naruto travel, pre-timeskip. Sasuke is always present at the back of Naruto's mind.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Spiritual - Chapters: 5 - Words: 14,564 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 11/10/2008 - Published: 1/5/2007 - Jiraiya, Naruto U.
Only Bastards Rise by BukkakeNoJutsu reviews
Uzumaki Naruto has learned everything from his mistakes. Anyone who thinks otherwise is dead wrong.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,170 - Reviews: 339 - Favs: 1,970 - Follows: 445 - Published: 6/7/2008 - Naruto U. - Complete
Now We Are Awake by WaichiMakkura reviews
Nara Shikamaru sees the dark clouds looming on the horizon of Konoha, and deals with the changes, one moment at a time. His own inner struggles connect with those of his fellow shinobi. ShikaCho and possibly other pairings. Heavy with Spoilers
Naruto - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 14,089 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 5/26/2008 - Published: 11/6/2006 - Shikamaru N., Chōji A.
The uprising by top reviews
During a fairly routine mission team seven stumbles across a plot that could threaten to destroy not only Konoha but the entire ninja way of life. Takes place before Sasuke's defection.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 24 - Words: 89,974 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 4/17/2008 - Published: 5/21/2007 - Complete
Sanctuary by Orodruin reviews
He ran as if the hounds of hell were at his ankles because they were: the Leaf's yellow-haired devil and his demonic child-warriors. The Rock Ninja are people, too. Rated for violence.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,534 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 190 - Follows: 25 - Published: 3/14/2008 - Minato N., Kakashi H. - Complete
The Night The House of Cards Was Built by drakensis reviews
Every week the most prominent citizens of Konohagakure gather for a game of poker. This time there are three new players... two kunoichi and a six year old Naruto! cowritten with Rift120
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 25,143 - Reviews: 1435 - Favs: 6,623 - Follows: 4,082 - Updated: 12/29/2007 - Published: 4/7/2007 - Anko M., Kurenai Y. - Complete
Black Mirror by baldragnarok16 reviews
After passing the Tokubetsu Exams, all Anko wanted to do was celebrate. But it turns out that fate has other plans for her. Plans involving one nameless orphan that will end up changing both of their lives forever.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 20,962 - Reviews: 184 - Favs: 194 - Follows: 384 - Updated: 8/14/2007 - Published: 3/3/2007 - Anko M., Naruto U.
Black Steel by baldragnarok16 reviews
Even among others, he stands alone. A weapon,nothing more. Kuroganecentric
Tsubasa Chronicle - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 5 - Words: 504 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 6/4/2007 - Published: 2/24/2007
Underneath the Underneath by baldragnarok16 reviews
Two of the most important rules of being a ninja are to use every tool to your disposal and to see underneath the underneath. On that day she learned how to use them to her advantage. ChouTen
Naruto - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,405 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 10 - Published: 2/8/2007 - Tenten, Chōji A. - Complete
Flirting with Death by Adam Troy reviews
A handsome young rake gets warm for Gogo's form.
Kill Bill - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,886 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/6/2007 - Gogo Y. - Complete
Demon in the Closet by Surarrin reviews
Throughout Naruto's childhood he had no one to talk to but his caretakers, he was completely naive about the world outside of what his caretaker's told him, and they always ignored the worse part's of the world, which left Naruto vulnerable to everything.
Naruto - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,643 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 69 - Published: 1/2/2007 - Naruto U., Kin T.
Kakashi Junior by DigiFruit reviews
Naruto becomes fed up with all the cold looks he gets from the villagers, so he becomes Hatake Arashi by using a face mask and dying his hair. With his new persona can he win over the villagers and, more importantly, Sakura?
Naruto - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11,140 - Reviews: 265 - Favs: 923 - Follows: 308 - Published: 12/29/2006 - Naruto U., Sakura H. - Complete
Just asking for it by lunabasketcase reviews
Ignore means refuse to acknowledge.Team 7 sees a different side of Naruto and discover there are worse thing one could do then ask for their attention oneshot
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,531 - Reviews: 127 - Favs: 346 - Follows: 82 - Published: 3/31/2006 - Naruto U. - Complete
Sound of Darkness, Sound of Light by Ashoka Roque reviews
Naruto discovers a mysterious child unconscious in the forest, but is pursued by dark forces when he tries to help.
Naruto - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Supernatural - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,392 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 6 - Published: 11/24/2003
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Kirigakure's Shore reviews
Haku is content with his new home in the Land of Waves. But when a ninja clan thought long dead reemerges intent on destroying the Hidden Mist Village, Zabuza's former apprentice must consider a return to his former life. Sequel to 'The Broken Tool'.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 46 - Words: 345,648 - Reviews: 442 - Favs: 205 - Follows: 176 - Updated: 10/23/2016 - Published: 8/2/2008 - Naruto U., Haku - Complete
The River of Red reviews
Naruto tracks down a runaway genin named Tomoki who'd always been the quiet, 'good' kid at the Academy. But the reasons for his sudden departure are compelling and may cost BOTH of them their lives. *Takes place after Wave Country arc*
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Supernatural - Chapters: 3 - Words: 17,247 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 11/25/2011 - Published: 2/3/2006 - Naruto U., OC - Complete
The Broken Tool reviews
Haku is alive, barely, after the battle at the bridge. With his master, Zabuza, dead and a team of vengeful hunter ninja close on his trail can he hope to last long? Haku X female OC. Please read & review, all comments and advice are appreciated.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 169,172 - Reviews: 248 - Favs: 295 - Follows: 135 - Updated: 8/16/2008 - Published: 1/14/2007 - Haku, Inari, OC - Complete
House of Reptiles reviews
Tomoki and Naruto are abducted by a ninja team from Earth Country, and taken to a land consumed by war.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Supernatural - Chapters: 12 - Words: 68,779 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 5/12/2007 - Published: 10/29/2006 - Naruto U., OC - Complete
Five Animals Play reviews
Naruto's missing and Tomoki, a new genin, has been sent to find him. His search leads to a city living in fear and a strange monastery where all is not what it seems. *Takes place after Wave Country and before the Chunin Exams*.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Spiritual - Chapters: 6 - Words: 48,677 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 10/1/2006 - Published: 8/21/2006 - Naruto U., OC - Complete