Naruto's parents lived by one simple rule. Prepare for the worst and expect it to get worse yet. So what if Naruto's parents made sure their son would survive and grow into the person they knew he would and could be.

This story diverges from the Wave arc, yet it also is completely AU.

Chapter 01    Chapter 02    Chapter 03    Chapter 04    Chapter 05

Chapter 06    Chapter 07    Chapter 08    Chapter 09    Chapter 10

Chapter 11    Chapter 12    Chapter 13    Chapter 14    Chapter 15

Chapter 16    Chapter 17    Chapter 18    Chapter 19    Chapter 20

Chapter 21    Chapter 22    Chapter 23    Chapter 24    Chapter 25

Chapter 26    Chapter 27    Chapter 28    Chapter 29    Chapter 30

Chapter 31    Chapter 32    Chapter 33    Chapter 34        ARC 1 FINISHED