Back at the embassy, Kakashi struggles to formulate a solution to the Ichibi's decaying seal.
Kakashi finally meets the jinchuuriki he came to Suna to save, but he isn't the one who makes a breakthrough.
A diplomatic dinner looms, but Team Six has a few problems to solve first.
Ryouma goes looking for Kakashi. He finds Kakashi’s mother first, and some revelations none of them are prepared for.
The rest of Team Six makes it to Sunagakure, but will they be the Hokage's ambassadors, or the Kazekage's hostages?