Sasuke gives the scroll to Shiore in exchange for their lives, but Naruto intercepts it. Naruto punches Sasuke and accuses him for being an impostor. Shiore summons a giant snake and seals Naruto for using the Nine Tails chakra. As Sakura pins Naruto safely to a tree with a kunai in mid air, Sasuke musters the courage from Naruto to fight. Meanwhile, Anko finds the three faceless corpses, including Shiore and recognizes that jutsu used to remove their faces.