Shikadai, Inojin, and Cho-Cho's Team 10 is assigned to a joint mission with Shinki, Yodo, and Araya from the Hidden Sand. The mission is to find and retrieve an Otsutsuki Puppet that Shikadai had once fought. Team 10 arrives in the Land of Wind and decide to stop at a certain shop. On their way, a man passes them who piques Shikadai's interest. Upon arriving, a chilling scene confronts the trio.