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Explore christine geleen king's board "Asuma x Kurenai" on Pinterest. | See more ideas about Naruto shippuden, Boruto and Naruto couples. Girls and the World of Dating, According to Nara Shikamaru and his Vast Intellect. . time to pull in additional resources: it was time to ask for advice from going around: Kurenai had greeted Asuma after one of his missions. As a child, Kurenai met Asuma Sarutobi during the Academy entrance he asked if they were on a date, which made Kurenai blush and made an excuse that .. connect with the new transfer student, Mitsuki, he went to Kurenai for advice.
Upon the realization that failing a mission, being called a coward by your father, and crying were not too attractive to females, Shikamaru proceeded to fall into a great sulk.
To console himself, he wasted many a long hour staring at the sky, heartbroken, and reflecting upon how its colour was the exact match of the woman of his dreams' gorgeously exotic Sand-ninja eyes. Most of the residents in Konoha thought that he was simply being lazy as usual, but they were only partially right. He had almost resigned himself to the possibility that their relationship would never be, when the perfect opportunity fell into his lap: Upon hearing that Temari would be acting as a representative from Sand, Shikamaru concocted a cunning plan.
In his imagination, his plan unfolded in three stages.
Firstly, he would tell her that becoming an examiner was the first step to fulfilling his dream of becoming a teacher. He knew that girls fell head-over-heels for the serious teacher type; he'd heard enough times how Pre-Pubescent Genin was determined to someday tack 'Umino' onto her name. Ino had had a crush on Asuma back in the day, and even Kakashi, widely known as the worst teacher around, was hugely popular with the ladies.
Surely this would be one step towards winning his fair lady's heart. Next up, he would casually mention something about how being an examiner was also in-line with his views that the next generation was important and worth protecting. Shikamaru reasoned that pretending to have a love of children would of course appeal to Temari's natural feminine nurturing instincts. Finally, after being faced with such charm, she would have no choice but to throw herself wantonly into his arms.
Yes, Shikamaru congratulated himself mentally, this spawn of his enormous intellect could not fail. Unfortunately, reality happened slightly differently than he expected. The plan started off well, as he succeeded in bumping into the beautiful Sand ninja before the chuunin exams and they both happened to be heading in the same direction.
Already tasting sweet victory, Shikamaru tried to think of a way to look suave but ended up just stuffing his hands in his jacket pockets. Determined to strike up the conversation he'd prepared for, he began cleverly with: Or at least something was not right, as his mind and tongue seemed to be rebelling against him.
After hours of careful rehearsal, he wasn't even sure what he was saying now. As Shikamaru finished his rambling, Temari raised an eyebrow at him, more bored than sympathetic.
I'm glad I'm not you; I hate kids. It was through one of Ino's horrible romantic-comedies that Shikamaru came up with his next ingenious plan.
While listening to his teammate warble about the main character Mr. Dreamy-Eyes-So-And-So in a new film and how cool he looked with his leather jacket, he glanced up at the billboard advertising the movie. As he studied the undeniably cool man who leaned against his motorcycle and gazed out of the image through a thin puff of smoke, Shikamaru focused in on the object in the man's mouth.
As Ino continued to blab, Shikamaru realized a key fact that he could not believe he'd overlooked before: No wonder Asuma had bagged such a hottie!
Feeling that he had discovered the Rosetta Stone to the hearts of women worldwide, Shikarmaru was overwhelmed with confidence. He felt that his plan was even more fantastic because it required minimal effort on his part: Yes, he decided, he'd do that right after their next mission. It sounded like a piece of cake; they just had to take out a pair of loony fugitives and then Shikamaru would be able to turn his full attentions to wooing the woman of his dreams.
He was vaguely aware that Ino had now moved on to complaining about how this upcoming mission was going to be their most dangerous yet, but he tuned out her nonsensical ramblings. After all, if not even the opposite sex could defeat him, clearly nothing was a match for his intellectual prowess. In the end, the mission went slightly different than he'd been expecting. He was kept busy for the next few weeks, alternating between consoling Kurenai and assuming the position of leader of his team.
When his exquisite gem of Sand perfection was reported to be back in town, however, he did at least have his cigarettes. Feeling pleased with himself and seeing nothing but a bright future, Shikamaru leaned against the wall near the entrance to the Hokage's complex.
He'd even turned up the collar on his flak jacket. Oh yeah, he thought, he looked so cool. Now all that was left was to wait for Temari to finish her meeting, and then the walls of her heart would fall to his tobacco-scented charm. As he ran through his head the best intonations of 'Hey baby', the object of his affections stepped onto the street. Startled from his thoughts, Shikamaru choked on the smoke he'd just inhaled, blowing it out right in the Sand-ninja's face. Her top lip curled in a look of pure disdain and she strode away from him without a second glance.
Once the initial shock that his infallible plan had fallen through wore off, Shikamaru headed straight for the pharmacy and bought himself some Nicorette.
His next plan was surprisingly inspired by Sakura. Apparently she'd been off on a mission when all of a sudden things had gone awry. Naruto had shown up by surprise and swept her off to safety in his not-quite-yet-manly arms. Now she wouldn't shut up about how Naruto was just misunderstood and he was definitely going to be Hokage and blah blah blah. While everyone else in Konoha breathed a sigh of relief that she'd finally shifted her attentions away from the long-gone Uchiha kid, Shikamaru saw the method in which he would at last gain Temari's tender affections.
Why had he not thought of it before? It had to be the basis of pretty much all the girly novels that Ino felt obliged to tell him about. It was a simple matter of saving her life during a perilous situation. Pure genius, he congratulated himself. Shikamaru's third Great Plan may have worked, if not for the fact that it completely overlooked precedent. During the next mission in which his team worked with Sand, his efforts to be heroic in front of Temari resulted in him being cornered without any remaining chakra by two enemy ninja.
Gliding in on her fan, Temari carried him off to safety while Ino and Chouji dealt with the remaining enemies. Later, while listening to Ino brag about how she took out an S-rank criminal single-handedly, the humiliated Shikamaru knew he was sunk. Chouji was congratulating her while Ino was impatient to retell the entire story, with embellishments of course, to Sakura, but Shikamaru drowned out their words morosely. He would just have to give up; Temari would never notice him.
He dared a glance over in her direction, where she was half-listening to Ino's gigantic ego. He would never convince her into so much as even going out on a date, he thought dejectedly. For the first time, it occurred to Shikamaru that you couldn't make any A leads to B plans when dealing with people, no matter how much of a genius you were.
You could do it in chess, where there were rules, but not so in real life. You couldn't examine a person as a problem to be solved. Privately, he resolved to toss any psychology books he came across directly into the garbage. If Temari wasn't interested on her own, he couldn't convince her otherwise, even if he had fifty of the most cunning plans imaginable. He sighed, frustrated, and didn't bother to turn to look at Ino and Chouji as he spoke.
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Ino and Chouji had mysteriously disappeared without his knowing, and only one person remained. In a daze, Shikamaru absentmindedly led the Sand ninja in the direction of Ichiraku as she made sure to inform him that he'd better not try to pay for her meal. She could take care of herself perfectly fine, she told him haughtily, but not without a well-concealed budding interest in the ninja beside her.
By the time they reached the ramen shop, Shikamaru concluded that his father had been right: That's not to say that she's not already a bit stressed out at the moment.
Today was the first day she's spoken to Asuma since the break up. And his accusation of her pulling a prank on him offended her, making her feel as though he never really knew her in the first place. Not that she could fully blame him though, he couldn't have suspected anyone else pulling that prank, since it was right after he dumped her and she could possibly want revenge. As she walks, she wonders who it could be. She arrives at her front door and opens it. I just wanted to check on you to see if you were okay I heard what happened about the um I'm fine, I appreciate your concern.
Kurenai then realizes something, "Wait, how did you find out about my pregnancy? I don't remember telling you about it I overheard Shizune-san and another doctor discussing it at the hospital I was alone in the hospital, and came straight here as soon as I heard.
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She then gives her a soft smile, "It means a lot that you came to check on me, Hinata. I've recovered, for the most part. I have to speak to Naruto, as well. For some reason, Kurenai felt her heart sink. But if you don't mind me asking, what do you have to speak to him about? It is tragic how Sakura passed away, she was an excellent kunoichi And Naruto is probably devastated, especially since he did like her So I feel as though I should show some support and see if he's doing okay, as well.
You have such a caring personality. I'd best be going before it gets dark.
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Once Hinata turns back around, Kurenai closes the door. Then is when it hit her. The fact that she could possibly hurt Hinata in the worst of ways. She knows that Hinata has deep feelings about Naruto, even before she met her. She would give her student, her daughter-like friend, advice and tips on how to win Naruto's heart for the past three years or so.
She knows that Hinata looks up to her, almost like a mother figure, and cares about her deeply. She knows that through the training sessions, missions, and overall time together as not only a team, but as friends, that she has one-hundred percent of Hinata's trust.
And she knows, that if Hinata were to find out that she's been sleeping with, and is now officially dating the man she's tried so hard to get to notice her, she'd feel betrayed. Kurenai doesn't know what she was thinking a few days ago, back when they first shared their first kiss.
She'd completely forgotten, or didn't stop to realize, that Hinata had her eye on him first. That it would be unfair to jump in and take Naruto's heart from her, although she never really had it And that's when it comes to Kurenai's mind that Hinata should have followed her advice as soon as possible. Kurenai had warned her back when she was still a genin, that Hinata should wait for the right moment to confess her feelings, but should also act fast before another woman came in and took Naruto's heart before she had a chance to.
It just never dawned on Kurenai, that she herself would be that woman. She doesn't know who to blame. Hinata will eventually find out about her and Naruto's relationship if they were to continue on with it.
It tore into her, unable to figure out what to do. It wouldn't be right to just dump Naruto, especially after they had just started dating, not even for Hinata's sake. And she has to admit, she doesn't think fondly of the idea of breaking up with him herself, especially considering how recent her last break up was.
She knows Naruto has as much feelings for her as she has for him, and she knows Naruto currently doesn't have an interest in Hinata. Even if she were to break up with him, who's to say that Naruto would want Hinata afterwords?
It's not written in stone that Naruto would ever return Hinata's feelings for him. What if Hinata was the one in that bar with him that night, and did everything Kurenai did that lead up to her and Naruto's first shared kiss? And would it be right to just continue dating him, knowing that Hinata will have her heartbroken somewhere along the line, and could possibly grow to hate her? Hinata is her student, friend, teammate And she sees her as a daughter that she never had.
So could she dare to hurt her in such a devastating way? She rubs her temples with her fingertips, trying to ease the amount of stress currently expanding in her mind.
There's not many people I know that have it. How can I start adding my elemental chakra to my Rasengan? Are you going to teach me how to do it?