Snake Eyes is introduced to the Arashikage Ninja Clan, Storm Shadow's family business. Snake Eyes then progresses rapidly through the ninja training; enough to defeat Storm Shadow in an exercise. The Faceless Master is introduced as an assistant to Professor Onihashi. Master Sato leads a revolt against the Hard Master for his inclusion of Snake Eyes in the clan. Snake Eyes, Storm Shadow & the Soft Master defeat the revolt. The Hard Master banishes Master Sato and several of the other ninjas from the clan that were involved in the revolt.
-The divide between Snake Eyes & Storm Shadow begins.
-Introduction of Master Sato & the beginnings of the spin off Red Ninja Clan.
-Faceless Master and Professor Onihashi roles in Snake Eyes' training are clarified.
-Arashikage Mindset is first practiced by Snake Eyes.