Kawahara also began writing a parallel series of light novels titled Sword Art Online: Sword Art Online: Mother’s Rosary, Vol. 3 (manga) PDF, a retelling of the original series‘ Aincrad arc. However, instead of covering the arc in one light novel, Kawahara plans to take a floor by floor approach of the Aincrad arc. The first volume was released on October 10, 2012.
Författare: Reki Kawahara.
"First published in Japan in 2016 by Kadokawa Corporation, Tokyo"–Colophon.
In addition to the original storyline of Sword Art Online and Sword Art Online: Progressive, Kawahara has also written and published Sword Art Online side stories. Players immerse themselves into the game and are able to live a totally different life. A collection of four short stories revolving around Kirito that take place when the players of Sword Art Online are trapped in the game. Kirito has finished the game Sword Art Online and has returned to reality.
However, he soon discovers that Asuna and 300 other people are still stuck in-game. Kirito soon finds out that they are trapped in a game called Alfheim Online and rushes back into virtual reality to save Asuna. After foiling the ambush from the Salamanders, Kirito and Leafa continue to head towards the World Tree but end up in the underworld, Jötunheimr. After a series of experiences to both of the gamers, they soon arrive at the base of the World Tree, Arun. Kirito immediately tries to fly into the World Tree and save Asuna. After saving his girlfriend, Kirito changes game: Following the request of Kikuoka, an officer from the Internal Defense Department he dives into a game filled with gunpowder and firearms.
With the help of Sinon, a sniper, he investigates a series of murders committed by the mysterious Death Gun. Kirito enters in the middle of the action by participating in the Bullet Of Bullets PVP battle. A change of protagonists: this light novel is a spin-off: the main characters being Kirito’s girlfriend Asuna and „Absolute Sword“ Konno Yuuki. Short stories from the world of Sword Art Online and Fairy Dance. Kirito wakes up in the middle of a forest with no memories of how he came here. He deduces that he might have dived into none other than Underworld, a virtual world he had dived as part of his part time job but with the memories of his diving blocked by his employer and is supposedly very realistic that matches even the real world.
Republished as part of Progressive Vol. Release via Sword Art Online Material Edition: Assemblage. Release as a Dengeki Bunko Festival special. Release as an attachment to a volume of Dengeki Bunko Magazine. Release as part of a file that was given to buyers by a certain publisher’s event. Released as a special to Japanese Sword Art Online anime Blu-ray Disc volume 1.