Guy, Asuma, and Kurenai took an unconscious Kakashi home to rest, where they decided that Sasuke should not know of Itachi's return. Despite their wishes, Sasuke found out, and also learned that Itachi was after Naruto. Determined to kill Itachi for murdering the Uchiha clan, Sasuke rushed out to find Naruto, although discovered that Naruto had already left the village with Jiraiya. In another town, Naruto sat in a hotel room while Jiraiya tried to pick up women. Soon after his arrival in the room, someone knocked on the door, and after answering it Naruto found Itachi there.