... her as she all but bounced out of the alleyway and down the street toward her waiting team.
After a few seconds more of recovering he pulled up his pants and started walking back into the village, contemplating what he was going to do next. 'Okay so what to do now? Hinata-chan's gone, and Temari-chan's most likely still blissfully unconscious. I haven't seen either Sakura-chan, Ten-ten-chan, or Ino-chan recently so i'll probably go see one of them today. For now though I might as well go work on my sage mode, just in case I need to use it more. Seeing as how I can only go for half an hour in combat and an hour out of combat maybe if i keep using it I could make it last longer? Like leveling up in a video game.' He mused as he made his way to a secluded part of training ground seven. It was one of the few places in Konoha with an artificial waterfall.
Stripping down to his boxers he sat cross legged on a patch of raised ground about eight or so feet from the falling water.
Sakura had looked everywhere for Naruto. She naturally went to the ramen stand first only to find he wasn't there. Nor was he with any of their friends.
'I wonder where he could be? I think the only place I didn't look so far was our team training ground. Might as well look there. If not i'll check his apartment, I doubt he'd still be asleep but you never know.' She reasoned as she headed to training gr...