As Naruto sleeps, Kawaki repairs the vase he broke. Suddenly, Kurama, the Nine-Tailed Beast, appears before him. Kurama has been living with Naruto since he was sealed within him and tells Kawaki that Naruto used to be just like him. Upon hearing about Naruto's life, Kawaki aspires to become just like him. He reaffirms his decision to work with Boruto, who is also branded with a Karma, to defeat Jigen and the Kara.