Sasuke finally manages to catch up to Gaara, but Temari stalls him so that Kankuro and Gaara can escape. He easily deals with her and resumes his chase. At the Hokage battle, Orochimaru reveals his intentions of stealing the body of Sasuke Uchiha. The Third Hokage regrets not killing Orochimaru beforehand. He then shifts his memory to the village that he fights to protect. Making up his mind, the Hokage musters up his chakra and summons shadow clones, in preparation for one final attack.