Sasuke’s jealousy of Naruto’s tremendous growth in strength causes friction between the two. Tsunade decides to give them some time apart by assigning them separate missions. Naruto and Sakura are assigned to escort a girl named Naho, a relative of the Daimyo. But Naho strongly insists on having Sasuke as her guard. Meanwhile, while searching for a wanted shinobi who has entered the Land of Fire territory, Sasuke and Kakashi stumble upon a shocking discovery.