Hidan stabs himself, but instead of mortally wounding Shikamaru with his curse, he destroys another one of Kakuzu’s hearts. Shikamaru fails to behead Hidan, so he pins him down with his shadow possession. It turns out that the vial contains Kakuzu’s blood. Kakuzu is temporarily incapacitated. His other hearts return to his body, with one sacrificing itself to become his heart. Just as Kakuzu is about to finish them off with another fire/wind jutsu, Team 7 arrives just in time to stop the attack with a wind/water jutsu combo.
Sakura and Sai leave to help Shikamaru. Hidan attempts to break out of Shikamaru’s weakened hold on him, but Shikamaru uses a new technique to pull the explosive tags he set up onto his body. Shikamaru then opens a trap hole he had prepared, and reveals that his plan was to bury Hidan beneath the Nara family woods. He has a vision of Asuma entrusting his “will of fire” to him, then uses his lighter to ignite the tags on Hidan. Meanwhile, Naruto readies the jutsu he has been developing, Wind Style: Spiraling Shuriken.Free Birth Record Search!
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