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"Rocks" by Hound Dog (Japan)
"Rise" by Jeremy Sweet and Ian Nickus (U.S. TV)
Having been freed, Kakashi and Zabuza are now at a standstill. Kakashi commented on Naruto has grown
over the past few days as them being a team. Naruto also explains that while his clones distracted Zabuza he turned into the Demon Wind Shuriken. When Naruto threw the fake shuriken to Sasuke he immediately knew the difference and pulled out his own shuriken as well. Making it to be two. One was Naruto. He hid in the shadow of the real shuriken and his target was the real Zabuza. Though he knew he couldn't fight Zabuza himself Naruto just aimed to break up his water prison that was holding Kakashi.
After Naruto gave his explanation Sasuke told him not to brag and that they just got lucky. Tazuna even called a fluke, while Sakura thought the opposite of everyone else calling their teamwork "flawless". Zabuza counted and said he got distracted, which cause him to lose his grip on the water prison. Kakashi stated not to flatter himself and that he was actually forced to let go.
Sasuke and Sakura stepped n front of Tazuna in order to protect him from Zabuza. Kakashi stated that same technique doesn't work on him twice. Zabuza not wasting time went on the offensive and used the Demon Wind Shuriken on Kakashi, but he simply flung it away out of sight. Both now jumped back and are currently in mid-air. At this point Zabuza performed a hand sign, that made Kakashi, Naruto, and Sasuke act surprised. Using the sharingan Kakashi started copying the same jutsu as Zabuza at the exact same time. It was the Water Dragon Jutsu. The jutsu's cancelled each other out and they were both at a standstill once more. Zabuza was confused. As he knew the sharingan could copy and comprehend another's jutsu. He was perplexed at how both jutsu occurred simultaneously.
Shocked, Zabuza tried another jutsu. Tazuna realized Kakashi was not just following Zabuza, but was moving the same way at the same time as him. Sakura asked Sasuke how he was doing that and Sasuke didn't have an answer to that. Zabuza commented on how he wouldn't fall for such a cheap trick and that Kakashi was copying him like a monkey. At the same time Kakashi repeated every word he said, and even performed the Water Vortex Jutsu, before Zabuza could even do it. The jutsu destroyed everything around Zabuza and caused him to slam into a tree only to be stabbed seconds later by four kunai knives. Near-death Zabuza asked if Kakashi could see into the future and he said yes claiming this was Zabuza's last battle. This was proven to be right as he was stabbed through the neck with two foreign objects from an unknown person. The whole group had shocked faces wondering where they came from. An assassin who was watching the whole time chuckled about how Kakashi was right. The assassin stated he had been tracking Zabuza for a long time and that he was waiting for this chance to finally take him down. Kakashi concluded that the assassin was a tracker ninja from the Village Hidden in the Mist. Naruto became angry at how the tracker ninja killed Zabuza so easily. Saying that he was just a kid no older than himself and yet he brought down Zabuza with one move. And how they were just messing around and not as good as him. Naruto asked how could he accept that and Kakashi told him that there are kids younger than Naruto, but yet stronger than himself.
The tracker ninja picked Zabuza and went away. Kakashi pulled his headband back down and let out a sigh of relief. However Naruto was still angry at how other people his age were stronger and way more experienced than him. He couldn't believe it. Angry he continually punched the ground until Kakashi stopped him and commented on saving his strength for the mission. Seeing as they haven't got their bridge builder to his bridge yet. Taking only a few steps he suddenly fell from exhaustion.
"Wind" by Akeboshi
|Naruto Uzumaki ( x ) ( x ) ( x )||
|Sasuke Uchiha ( x ) ( x ) ( x )||
|Sakura Haruno ( x ) ( x ) ( x )||
|Kakashi Hatake ( x ) ( x ) ( x )||
|Zabuza Momochi ( x ) ( x ) ( x )||
|Haku ( x ) ( x ) ( x )||
|Tazuna ( x ) ( x ) ( x )||
|Masashi Kishimoto||Original Concept||He is the creator, writer, and artist, of the successfully popular manga and anime series: NARUTO|