... but she loved both of her childhood friends equally. And that was a lot of love to share.
In the meantime of her pondering, Naruto had eaten all of his large bowl of ramen, and was wondering if he could sneek a few bites from Sakura’s bowl. Barely even touched her food, and by now just picking and poking at it, Sakura got the hint and slid it over in front of Naurto.
“Thanks Sakura! You read my mind!” replied Naruto.
When Sakura didn’t reply with a “You’re welcome” Naruto stopped in mid-slurp to ask what was wrong. Even Sasuke had to stop eating. She had been extremely quiet the whole night.
“It’s nothing really. I-I-I just feel a little depressed. After you guys are done, do you think you could walk me home, and stay a little while? I don’t want to be by myself tonight.” Sakura had said this while her head was cast down to her lap where her lotion smooth hands fiddled with the hem of her skirt.
Naruto swallowed the mouthful he had and answred with a smiling yes. Looking over at Sasuke, Sakura assumed he would go since he probably didn’t have anything else to do.
Sakura was quiet all the walk to her apartment. After making their way up the stairs to her apartment, the team began to grow a little nervous towards each other. Never in their many years as a fr...