A Beautiful Rose With Deadly Thorns [Book 1]...
"A rose's rarest essence lives in the thorn. A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom. Do not watch the petals fall from the rose with sadness, know that, like life, things sometimes must fade, before they can bloom again."
However, the roses wilts, too and only the thorns remain.
Disclaimer: Naruto is definitely not mine.
Sequel: [Everything That Matters] - Still incomplete
Note: I recommend the rewritten version at the end of the book.