...a was done with his little speech about the responsibilities of a ninja, since they were now genin. Naruto was met with a glare from Iruka and all the eyes from the rest of the class, he was just about to go and find himself a seat when Iruka spoke.
"And where did you come from stranger, didn't I tell you to always be punctual. Your…" He looks at the clock at the on the wall, then back at Naruto. "…an half an hour late. Care to explain yourself?"
He didn't mean to snap at him, but he couldn't deny that he was worried about the blond. Naruto was like a brother to him, and when he saw the boy's skill against Mizuki he felt like he didn't know the real Naruto. The Naruto that was standing infront of him now was different from the orange wearing, loudmouthed, ramen obsessed gaki he was familiar with.
Here was a Naruto in a red sleeveless v-split shirt with fish netting under, black ANBU pants with a crimson Chinese dragon design with golden linings coiling around his left leg. He was wearing black ANBU amour and arm guards made of cloth, but he suspected that it was metal just underneath a thin layer or cloth because it was a few cm thicker than usual. He had normal ANBU shin guards only black instead of sta...