He is constantly exhausted, and yet sleep eludes him every night.
For the longest time Sasuke occupied himself with battle strategy in the moments before sleep – running numbers in his head and trying to out-think the plans of his rival. Uzumaki is a bit of an idiot, but he has Nara Shikamaru at his side, and the man is known to be a genius. Itachi was able to keep up with his ploys with ease, but Sasuke struggles.
He is not a logical or anticipatory thinker, preferring to react to problems as they present themselves. That kind of thinking is fine when it’s only himself, but with so many lives dependent on his own, he can’t rely on such personal methods.
As time goes on, however, his ruminations change in a more bothersome way. Defensive strategies and planned training maneuvers give way to imagining the clear brilliance of green eyes and a mouth curved into an impish smile.
This, more than battle strategy, keeps him awake at night, and he hates himself for being so weak and fallible as to be distracted by a woman of all things.
Sana walked by the boys squad and the pepsi-max girls unnoticed, and some of you guys literally noticed and hyped the boy squad and the pepsi-max girls but not Sana being completely invisible. I can’t believe she’s invisible in the show and in real life. Y’all really are something else…