Gaara and his rescuers make a triumphant return to the Hidden Sand Village. After paying their respects at Granny Chiyo's grave, Naruto and the Leaf ninja reluctantly take their leave. Naruto shakes Gaara's hand in parting. Elsewhere, an injured Deidara appears before Zetsu and his subordinate Tobi. He has been in hiding after destroying a clone in a diversionary tactic. Back in the Hidden Leaf Village, someone tries to sneak a mysterious boy named Sai onto Kakashi's team!