The second day of the Final
Stress Test rages on. Having defeated Sinon and Leafa--even with the added might
of their godly super-accounts--Gabriel drives Alice into a corner. Meanwhile, in
another corner of the battlefield, Asuna is pushed to her limits as she defends
Kirito from the army of Darkness. But just when all seems lost, a voice cries
out in Kirito's heart, urging him back into the world. Grabbing hold of that
light in the darkness, the black swordsman awakens...