She then turned and began fixing Naruto’s hair, tucking some of the unruly golden strands behind his ear and fussing over him. He doted on her every word, a gentle arm around her waist. Then, Sakura hooked her arm together with Sasuke’s, pulling him in closer and shooting him an encouraging grin. Sasuke attempted one back.
“Alright, everyone get ready!” The photographer called out, and they began posing.
Just at the last moment, Naruto looked to the side and locked eyes with Sasuke. A soft smile on his face, that Sasuke wanted to return but found he couldn’t. Then Naruto looked away and so did he, and the camera flashed.