Kakashi battles Sasuke.This is like the worst player on a sports team getting the ball and tries to make the late game-winning play by himself/herself. Usually doesn't turn out well.Summary:Sakura has taken Karin away and started healing and Karin can see that Sakura is crying. Meanwhile, Sasuke is angry with Kakashi showing off his Sharingan and the fight starts. The two combatants end up under the bridge where Sasuke has his Susanoo fire an arrow at Kakashi, but Kakashi warps the arrow away with his Mangekyou Sharingan. Kakashi pleads with Sasuke to be reasonable, but Sasuke refuses to abandon his hate. Sasuke calls his powers and transforms his Susanoo, but suddenly the Susanoo fizzles out and Sasuke is losing his vision. Sakura sees this opportunity and sneaks up on Sasuke in an attempt to stab him, but she can't go through with it. Sasuke notices Sakura and grabs her, takes her kunai and is about to stab Sakura, but Naruto comes out of nowhere to pull Sakura out of Sasuke's grasp.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~If it wasn't apparent from the previous 20 chapters, it should be now: Sakura officially sucks. She just can't get anything right these days. Then again, Naruto has never been very kind to its female characters (Karin - betrayed and stabbed; Tsunade - half dead; Hinata - ignored). Sad to say this, but it's probably better for Sakura to stay on the sidelines and the guys handle the situation.So Naruto finally arrives on the scene just in time to save Sakura from being stabbed by Sasuke. It'll be interesting to see what Naruto's reaction will be after seeing what Sasuke was doing. There will likely be a bit of arguing and pleading from Naruto, but this probably won't be the conclusive Sasuke vs. Naruto fight. Sasuke is really out of gas, so I still stand by the prediction that he is going to escape (probably via Madara). The transformation in Sasuke's Susanoo was interesting though; it made the Susanoo look more like Itachi' version, but of course darker. We probably won't see what that'll mean for a while though.
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