...ns regarding him, without a team to be placed on he will need to wait until someone dies or get's off active duty. What did you tell him when he got here yesterday?"
The elder Hokage sighed and said "I know of your concerns Iruka-kun, but the fact is what it is that Naruto will have to wait until a team loses a member or if he gets taken as an apprentice by a jounin or higher ranked ninja!" He stopped for a bit to let it sink in. "Until then Naruto will not be accounted for as an active ninja inn this village and hopefully still train until he can be placed on a team."
Iruka looked somber for a moment before asking "How did he take it?"
The Hokage looked puzzled at Iruka, he had not talked to the boy in a few days now and voiced it too the chuunin. "What do you mean by that, I have not seen him since the day before yesterday?" Now Iruka was curious, Naruto said he would visit the Hokage about his situation yesterday. "Are you sure, he told me he would come to see you after class. That's weird, maybe he dozed off at his apartment before he could! Anyway, that's not all I wanted to discus! As you know Naruto is more powerful than I gave him credit for, after the incident with Mizuki he has showed more skills then a normal genin or even a few chuunin...