Naruto has a strange nightmare several days after their failure to bring Sasuke home. Even after he awakens wisps of the dream keep haunting him. The next day, Sakura goes to the library to research some medical documents. She happens upon Sai, who is engrossed in a book on human relations. Sakura is happy to see how hard Sai is trying to meld with Team Kakashi, and she invites him to go with her and Naruto to visit Kakashi. At the hospital, Kakashi makes Naruto a suggestion.