When the Squad Seven get the assignment to escort a young, cowardly leader named Shibuki back to the remote Hidden Waterfall Village, a rogue ninja shows up with his evil henchmen.
Naruto and the gang return home after a stint protecting Shibuki, the leader of Takigakure. But there's danger back in the Village Hidden in the Leaves. Sasuke and Sakura are quickly captured and the tow-headed ninja-wannabe finds himself in a desperate situation. Turning to Shibuki for help, Naruto discovers the revered leader is actually a coward and false hero. Alone, Naruto must protect his home, his friends and the Takigakure's secret potion--the Water of Heroes.A special Naruto adventure previously available only on DVD--now an action-packed novel!