Chapter 12: Punishment
"What the hell is she doing?" resonated from the bushes as the figures the group had been observing disappeared inside the warehouse. The man who had poised the rhetorical question immediately rose from his hiding spot and attempted to retrieve his girl who was currently in the arms of another man. His ebony eyes appeared to gleam scarlet as he imagined the different ways in which he could kill the man for touching Sakura. Just as he moved to storm the warehouse, a rustling from the bushes immediately had him and the other men zeroing in on the direction which the noise had originated.
"I wouldn't do that if I were you, unless of course you want Sakura to give you the cold shoulder for the next few days."
Asuma relaxed as he quickly rose to greet the woman he saw as his surrogate daughter. As Ino came into view, Asuma immediately inspected her to see if she was hurt or harmed in anyway. Once satisfied with his examination, he gruffly pulle