Originally Posted by sakum0n0leonmccash
You're either blind or you just pass over something you don't want to see. Even if I want Naruto to be like Jiraya, the evidences are scattered all around there and after watching today's chapter, the author intentions is crystal clear. After chapter 437, he created 2 different options for this plot: kill hinata and write about naruto's relationship with sakura or someone else or keep her alive and write more about his relationship with hinata.
To finish this, who's the first person he remembered when he tough he destroyed the village?
See ya around.