Adminstrator's defeat has
come at a heavy cost: The death of Eugeo as well as the mental decline of
Kirito. Six months after the epic battle atop Central Cathedral, Kirito spends
his days in the Underworld wheelchair-bound; bereft of emotion or even a will to
live. Although Alice and Bercouli do what they can to help him, it isn't long
before the armies of the dark territory are start to move in earnest. The "Final
Stress Test" has begun. But will Kirito be ready?
After the school fair ends
and summer begins, Team Enfield starts special training to prepare for the
five-against-five Gryps. Ayato and his friends are a favorite in the
competition, but Galaxy is about to make its move...