|(木ノ葉の仲間!!, Konoha no Nakama!!)|
|Volume||Itachi and Sasuke, Brothers (#25)|
|Previous||"For the Sake of Those Precious"|
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|Arc||Sasuke Recovery Mission|
Sasuke tries to ignore Naruto and continue on to Orochimaru. Remembering Sakura's earlier failure to persuade Sasuke, Naruto asks why he would turn away from everything and everyone in Konoha. Sasuke responds that he owes them nothing and has finished his business with the village. When Naruto attacks him in anger, Sasuke adds that he didn't become any stronger by staying in Konoha. Orochimaru can give him the power he desires. Naruto reminds him of Orochimaru's actions and his intents to take Sasuke's body. Sasuke does not care, so Naruto promises to bring Sasuke home by force if necessary.