Yeah, I was looking for a little more angst, too But Sakako only wants to do baby steps when it comes to friendships and Boruto is more used to people pursuing him than the other way around so…
Diamonds and Spades isn’t so much the start of a friendship as it is Sakako realizing that friendship without the pressure of their parents’ epic bonds is a possibility. Like, realizing she doesn’t have to instantly click with him and vow to die/kill for him, she can just hang out with him every so often and slowly build up their friendship that way.
I’ll probably do another installment of next gen Team Seven bonding so that it’s more feels-y. This one was more like practice to figure out how that would even work, or foundation work.
But thanks, anon! I’ve been in a bit of a rut, if you can’t tell, so I’m glad someone liked it.