Cobra Commander's plan to have Snake Eyes murdered is revealed. The Faceless Master, actually Firefly, has turned down Cobra Commander's deal to kill Snake Eyes, and gives him a reference of a guy who will do the job, Zartan. The divide between Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow grows and everyone knows it. Zartan becomes Professor Onihashi's apprentice and makes Snake Eyes a sword. Storm Shadow shoots the squirrel with the "ear that sees" technique.
-Cobra Commander's deal with Firefly (Faceless Master) is clarified.
-Firefly refers Zartan to Cobra Commander.
-Cobra Commander's wife is shown for the first time, pregnant.
-Introduction of the Blind Master.
-Zartan's relationship with Professor Onihashi & Cobra Commander is clarified.
-Storm Shadow, using the "ear that sees" technique, shoots the squirrel with his arrow.