Originally Posted by 4th Hokage
I personally don't think Masashi would kill off the sole star of the Manga but then again he did say the ending would shock all.
I think if it came to it though he might have both Naruto and Sasuke die in battle against foes.
That means that useless piece of flesh, Sakura, will become Hokage! I'm going to be one pissed off mofo if that comes to fruition.