Originally Posted by Numinous
Way to miss the point.
And I really hope the 8th gate occurs, both because of hype and Gai & Lee really need some limelight (and all characters that aren't an Hokage, Madara, Obito, Naruto and Sasuke, but I digress).
Watch Gai unlock the 8th gate, and then because of his Kurama/Sage form, Naruto unlocks the 9th gate and survives the ordeal. Gotta remember, we're dealing with Kishi and/or some of the worst editors out there.... it's canon.
Please tell me you can read the sarcasm there.