Although he has several options of escape, he refuses to do so because it would require leaving Hakuto behind; he does not wish to protect her because she is to be his wife but rather because she is a person in need. Gaara tries to prevent Shukaku from being sealed using Desert: Hand , his way of thanking Shukaku for enabling him to meet Naruto all those years ago. With encouragement from his instructor, Might Guy , Lee removes the ankle weights he wears, therefore making him faster than the Shield of Sand and allowing him to hit Gaara, the first person to ever do so. From this, Yashamaru elaborated that physical pain, what causes one to bleed, could be cured with medicine and time, whereas pain of the heart, like Gaara experienced, could only be cured with love. Numerous anime and manga publications have commented on Gaara's character. Gaara at the start of Part I. Temari is to be married to Shikamaru of Konohagakure 's Nara clan ; their relationship surprised Gaara when he first learned of it and, despite his research , he still doesn't really understand it. But Shukaku is not wholly responsible: Gaara simply hates other people for existing, believing that so long as they are alive they are a threat to his own life. Orochimaru and members of Taka eventually locate the Hokage, and by helping her heal herself she is able to heal the other Kage. Gaara informs him that Shukaku was removed from his body, but that his life was saved by the many friends he's made in his capacity as Kazekage; he adds that, as Kazekage, he now understands all of Rasa's attempts to assassinate him and forgives him.
Deidara captures him and takes him back to an Akatsuki lair, where for three days Akatsuki's members extract Shukaku from Gaara's body. Gaara is surprised to see his mother. Gaara's sand is highly malleable and can be used for any number of purposes. Hakuto, whose family lives on the border between the Lands of Wind and Fire and has thus not met him before, does not have the same preconceptions. They are attacked by a sniper using wind -propelled kunai , but Gaara kills him and his spotters. Gaara defends the village with his Air Sand Protective Wall and narrowly blocks another set of Deidara's C1 explosives. He is satisfied by this answer. She, therefore, declares that Gaara is, "kind".
His purpose, therefore, is to kill anyone who is strong or who he perceives as similar to himself, as only by killing them can he assert his own existence. Naruto: Rise of a Ninja. He replies that all life is precious regardless of one's station, something he learned from Naruto Uzumaki. Gaara ended up being born prematurely and, from the ordeals of childbirth, his mother, Karura , died. Hakuto — who is not bound despite her predicament — warns Gaara what Shigezane is doing: converting the area to quicksand. Madara removes the Impure World Reincarnation's user's control over him, thus allowing him to stay. Once the invasion starts, Gaara is to transform into Shukaku and attack the village from within while Suna and Oto's forces invade. IGN noted that Gaara was an "anti-Naruto", possessing a "dark, solemn character" as opposed to Naruto's continuous cheer and excitement. Gaara ended up being born prematurely and, from the ordeals of childbirth, his mother, Karura, died. With those who do not interest him, Gaara is typically withdrawn and silent.
Having forgotten all the etiquette lessons Temari gave him, Gaara decides to try and emulate Naruto's successes from being unoriginal: they discuss their hobbies. Hakuto, whose family lives on the border between the Lands of Wind and Fire and has thus not met him before, does not have the same preconceptions. Naruto and he have a similar background: he was rejected by his peers and fellow villagers for being the host of One-Tailed beast, Shukaku, a situation that Kishimoto describes as "very much like Naruto's". By adulthood, Gaara starts wearing a trench coat. Akatsuki later finds Naruto and B on the Island Turtle and Gaara volunteers to go there to provide additional security, but the Kage decide to send the Tsuchikage instead. Lee lands several additional blows, causing Gaara's Armour of Sand to start chipping away, exposing an excited expression beneath. Gaara angrily questions Naruto about his presence on the battlefield and his new Nine-Tails Chakra Mode , but Naruto assures him that he knows what he's doing and he should not treat him like child just because he's Kazekage. She, therefore, declares that Gaara is, "kind".