Returning from the mission, Naruto recollects his strange encounter with Itachi. What did the now deceased Itachi wish to tell him? As Naruto ponders this, Kakashi makes an abrupt visit. Without explanation Naruto is summoned to the Hokage residence, where he receives shocking news. Meanwhile, Sasuke hands over the captured Eight Tails to Tobi. Sasuke then intends to leave for the Hidden Leaf Village following his recovery. Seeing this, Tobi recalls the conversation he had with Sasuke.