Naruto's training with Jiraiya intensifies, while Orochimaru uses threats to coerce a legendary kunoichi into helping him. But will her tragic past play a part in destroying Naruto's future?
- Number 154: Convergence...!!
- Number 155: The Third State
- Number 156: The Offer
- Number 157: Tsunade's Answer...?!
- Number 158: No Forgiveness...!!
- Number 159: The Wager...!!
- Number 160: The Necklace of Death...!!
- Number 161: Tsunade's Choice!!
- Number 162: A Vulnerable Heart...!!