Naruto comes face-to-face with Nagato and Konan, and asks to hear Nagato's side of the story.
Rookie Teacher Iruka
The Leaf Village is left in ruins in the wake of Pain's assault on the village. While cleaning through the remains of Ninja Academy, Iruka finds a memento from Naruto's early years at the academy.
Iruka finds it difficult to interact with Naruto. After being treated coldly by his teacher, Naruto snaps and declares he will no longer attend the academy.
Wanting to be acknowledged by his classmates, Naruto accepts a dare to venture into the forest and retrieve an item from the corpse of an enemy ninja.
Inari's Courage Put to the Test
A happy reunion with the carpenter Tazuna and his grandson Inari reminds Naruto of an incident that took place after their first mission in the Land of Waves.
Naruto's School of Revenge
Having completed a D-rank mission to bring back a runaway ostrich, Squad 7 stops in a town for some rest, where they encounter a man named Tsukado who is out for revenge.
News of the Leaf Village's destruction has reached the Sand Village. Kankuro and Temari worry about their ally's well-being.