Japanese title: Tatakai no tenmatsu (戦いの顛末)
Taking advantage of the confusion, Sai makes contact with Orochimaru. After reviewing the contents of the documents given to him, Orochimaru decides to take Sai back to the hideout. Meanwhile, Yamato is able to stop Naruto's rampage, but the damage to Naruto's body is severe. Yamato sees how distressed Sakura is over her powerlessness. When Naruto comes to, Yamato tells him and Sakura that Sai is gone, and that there is a possibility that Sai's superior, Danzo, is plotting something terrible.