Kagero attacks Naruto with his Earth Style Jutsu and tries to pull Naruto under. Naruto escapes with the help of Jiraiya and knocks Kagero into a boulder. Kamikiri and Jigumo come and take Kagero off so he can recover. Sasame tells them that she can lead them to Orochimaru's lair. They head out for his lair, but as they get close Jiraiya insists that they stop and eat before going on. He sets out a spread that was prepared by one of the ladies from the out post. Sasame offers to make the tea and as she is out of sight, she adds a knockout powder to the tea. Everyone drinks some and quickly pass out. Then Kamikiri and Jigumo show up to kill everyone although they had told Sasame that they would harm them. Sasame tries to stop them and they knock her out of the way. Naruto saves her from hitting a large rock and surprise Kamikiri and Jigumo. Naruto attacks Kamikiri with his Uzumaki Barrage and Jigumo tries to sneak off, but is stopped by Jiraiya. Kagero shows up and changes form. He changes in to a beautiful
woman with chakra wings. She attacks Naruto and Jiraiya. Jiraiya summons the Mountain Toad Stomach to save he and Naruto. Kagero drops to the ground and disappears with Kamikiri and Jigumo. She takes them to Orochimaru's lair. Kamikiri and Jigumo plead with Orochimaru to save Kagero. Orochimaru tells them that they have failed him. They then decide to attack and kill him, but they themselves are killed.