A young Naruto is isolated by the villagers who blame him for the Fourth Hokage's death, and he spends his time sitting in the Hokage Monument. After catching fish for dinner, he meets the Third Hokage, who tells him that compared to one person, the world is small, which gives Naruto a different view of the world. A young Neji is told by his father that his duty will be to protect Hinata. When they first spar, she tells him about her displeasure in fighting and Neji tries to convince her otherwise. After the Hyuga Affair, Hinata runs away after seeing Neji cry and meets Naruto, who takes her home and advises her not to cry.