5Caring For A Rat » by flamelordytheking In one universe, Argo is delayed from starting a quest on the 22nd floor by a scam involving smuggled potions. In this universe, she isn't. One week later, Kirito and Asuna rescue her.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 14, words: 34k+, favs: 21, follows: 36, updated: 1h published: 4/6, [Asuna/Asuna Y., Argo, Kirito/Kazuto K.] Yui
5My(Virtual) Reality » by Tricksterverse (AU)Kazuto Kirigaya-a woman born with the body of a man-views Sword Art Online as a chance be be her truest self. But when all of that is taken away and SAO becomes a death game, she is left with nothing but a burning will to survive. Might as well put it to use trying to clear the game! Transgender Kirito; Kirito/multi.
T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 4, words: 28k+, favs: 10, follows: 26, updated: 3h published: 4/22, [Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y., Argo, Lisbeth/Rika S.]
15SAO: Parallel Universe » by angelfish333 What if things were different? How could their past change their experiences? A virtual world can bring people together and also tear them apart. Is this just a game? Or is it reality? Why can't it be? What if it gives me more hope than devastation? Is that wrong to think that way? What does reality have to offer me? (trigger warnings:violence/abuse)
T, English, Drama & Fantasy, chapters: 23, words: 83k+, favs: 56, follows: 65, updated: 14h published: 5/21/2017, [Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y.] Klein/Ryoutarou T., Leafa/Suguha K.
Abyss of the Shrine Maiden » by whitworth5274 The War of Underworld is over, and now, Kirito, Asuna, Jaymes, Koharu, and friends return to Aincrad in Sword Art Origin. With Premiere's twin sister Tia still missing, a mysterious new NPC rumored to be around, and trouble brewing in their own ranks, our heroes are headed for their wildest adventure yet
T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 6k+, favs: 5, follows: 6, updated: 17h published: 5/8
3The Hollow Instructor » by NoNameBecauseWhy Based on the game Re:Hollow Fragment. After reaching the 76th floor of Aincrad, the Assault Team is in disarray. There are too many issues to handle: Heathcliff's secret identity, a huge system error and new, inexperienced players arriving at the frontlines, even from outside the game! Help arrives in form of a player who's experienced in training other players.
T, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 30, words: 205k+, favs: 12, follows: 11, updated: 5/11 published: 12/5/2020, OC
Last Sword » by SD2901 Kage is excited because the Nerve Gear has finally come out with its game Sword Art Online but it quickly turns into something much darker very fast. Can he survive this death game and protect those he cares about or will he die trying. (The rating may change later in the story)
T, English, Adventure & Angst, chapters: 3, words: 3k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, updated: 5/10 published: 5/6, [Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y.] OC
6Star Wars the Old Republic Online Rise of the Eternal Empire » by Nain Tarlow [SAO Rewrite] Peace is a lie, there is only passion. Conflict forces one to better oneself, yet I thought it was nothing more than simple game. I was so wrong. Here I stand, the weight of lightsabers in my hands, nothing compared to the one on my shoulders. Yet I can't show weakness, only do what I was always good at doing, moving forward. The Force shall set me free.
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 2, words: 21k+, favs: 19, follows: 24, updated: 5/10 published: 3/21, [Kirito/Kazuto K., Sinon/Shino A.] Klein/Ryoutarou T., Argo
4Sometimes Hearts Break » by wildmoors Sword Art Online is over. The floating steel castle of Aincrad has disappeared, and with it, all the blood, sweat, tears, and joy that Karma has known for the last two years. Everything should be better now that she's back where they say she's supposed to be, in the real world. Right? (Sequel to Retribution)
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 15, words: 72k+, favs: 15, follows: 16, updated: 5/10 published: 10/24/2020, OC, Heathcliff/Akihiko K.
Taka Saves Kirito and Sinon in GGO by phantomprince352 What Taka did during his time in Gun Gale Online and the events of Death Gun. A side story that took place before The Heart of a Soldier.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, words: 847, 5/9, Kirito/Kazuto K., Sinon/Shino A., OC
If Yuuki Lived » by PrincessSara009 This story is basically Mother's Rosario, but if Yuuki didn't die and she didn't have a twin, no disease, and her parents are alive. I even included Alice and Eugeo as Cait Siths in ALO! They all also live in the real world and are SAO survivors.*v* (i dunno what face that is)
K+, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 2, words: 871, favs: 2, follows: 3, updated: 5/9 published: 4/28, Asuna/Asuna Y., Eugeo, Kirito/Kazuto K., Yuuki/Yuuki K.
54Sword Art Online Parallel » by RSBCS "We were born on the same year, and we will be together to our last." That was the promise the four friends had made. But when they world threatens to tear them apart, will Kirito, Eugeo, Asuna, and Alice overcome the world to fulfill their promise? AU
T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, chapters: 29, words: 175k+, favs: 77, follows: 91, updated: 5/9 published: 9/30/2020, [Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y.] [Eugeo, Alice Schuberg]
1Origin Story » by Be an 1an After hearing about the NerveGear from an old friend, Ian Becker travels to Japan to acquire it and Sword Art Online. Little does he know that he's in for a wild time when he befriends a boy named Kazuto Kirigaya and his cousin, Suguha Kirigaya. First story of the Lone Wolf Saga.
T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 13, words: 40k+, favs: 6, follows: 7, updated: 5/9 published: 3/6, OC, Kirito/Kazuto K., Leafa/Suguha K.
1 Slipped From My Hand by Laid-Back Brit Kirito thinks back on all of the innocent lives lost on his brutal journey through Sword Art Online - and the one death that has impacted him worse than any other, leaving him deeply devastated and finding great difficulty in moving on... One-shot, Kirito's POV.
T, English, Humor, words: 512, 5/8, Kirito/Kazuto K.
Promise of Protection by Laid-Back Brit As he sits in the moonlight with Asuna by his side, Kirito reflects on how precious the brunette is to him. No matter what dangers and enemies Aincrad Online may throw their way, nothing will stop the young fighter from protecting the person he loves with his life... One-shot, Kirisuna.
K, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 921, 5/8, [Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y.]
27Sword Art Online - Re:Start » by DxDBourne Sword Art Online. A game that was created by none other than Akihiko Kayaba that caused mass death around Japan. The Medicuboid. a medical machine also created by Akihiko Kayaba created to help cure people with terminal ilnesses. But since Kayaba has "died", hospitals are failing to figure out how to properly use the Medicuboid, So there's only one way to find out. (GRAND RETURN!)
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 30, words: 111k+, favs: 94, follows: 118, updated: 5/8 published: 8/20/2016, Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y., Sinon/Shino A., OC
Sword Art Online: The Lone Blade and The Swift Dagger » by Joetemer November 6th, 2022, the VR game, Sword Art Online traps 10,000 players and the only way to get out is to clear all 100 floors, but the catch is that if you die in the game, you die in real life, two former Beta Testers, Jose and Koharu, find themselves in this death game and must fight through all 100 floors, but at the same time ensure that they don't die in the process.
T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 3, words: 12k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 5/6 published: 4/6, OC
4Progressive Factor » by whitworth5274 Black Swordsman. Lightning Flash. Crimson Warrior. Kindred Assassin. Four years ago, these were just four of Aincrad's top players, but to Kazuto, Joshua, Asuna, and Koharu, they represent cherished memories, both good and bad. So as they hang out with their friends, the four reflect on the past and their rise in the early days of SAO.
T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 4, words: 14k+, favs: 10, follows: 12, updated: 5/6 published: 4/21
11The Troubles of Jaymes and Kirito » by whitworth5274 It's tough being Jaymes and Kirito when most of your friends are girls...and Klein. It's even worse when you're drawn into situations that you don't intend to be in. These are their stories. Adapted from the side stories of the Gameverse video games
T, English, Humor & Friendship, chapters: 13, words: 30k+, favs: 16, follows: 18, updated: 5/6 published: 12/11/2020, [Asuna/Asuna Y., Kirito/Kazuto K.] [OC, Lisbeth/Rika S.]
41Sword Art Online: Alternate Feelings » by Eleya Belle [Edit] Changing some history and main story elements of the well known story through multiple references in light novel, anime and manga, this adaptation confronts a different childhood and brings in a different perspective to the Sword Art Online adventures. [Sensitive content: Gender Identity confrontation exists here.]
T, English, Drama & Fantasy, chapters: 83, words: 314k+, favs: 120, follows: 134, updated: 5/6 published: 4/24/2017, Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y., Leafa/Suguha K., Sinon/Shino A.
Sword Art Online Untold: Yuuichirou of Laughing Coffin » by The Third Narrator Kouichirou Yuuki will enter the world of Sword Art Online as Yuuichirou with the goal of finding his sister, Asuna. He will meet old and new friends, starting Laughing Coffin as his group slowly turn to PK.
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 3, words: 6k+, favs: 1, follows: 2, updated: 5/6 published: 3/31, Asuna/Asuna Y., OC, Heathcliff/Akihiko K., PoH
9Sword Art Online: Twin Blades » by Z-ARC34 10,000 players are stuck in the game of death called Sword Art Online. Kirito swears he will clear the game or die trying. Luckily he won't have to do it alone. His sister Suguha will at take this death game on. They will stick together through the good and bad moments as they traverse Aincrad together. POV will consist of Kirito, Leafa, Asuna,and Sachi.
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 7, words: 41k+, favs: 29, follows: 45, updated: 5/6 published: 6/27/2020, [Asuna/Asuna Y., Kirito/Kazuto K.] Leafa/Suguha K., Sachi
Journey of the Hollow Instructor - Side Stories » by NoNameBecauseWhy Oneshot collection of the "Journey of the Hollow Instructor" series. This is for all the small adventures, which aren't important enough to make it into the main story but shouldn't be left untold either. From characters bonding away from the big stage to funny little (mis)adventures... This is where those stories are told.
T, English, chapters: 5, words: 29k+, favs: 2, follows: 3, updated: 5/4 published: 2/22
SAO: Ghosts Of Our Crimson Past by Renly Writes Salvation often comes from the most unlikely of sources. And often the past is not what we once believed it to be. Follow Relyn and his friends as they seek to discover the truth behind a mysterious spear wielder and a shadowy guild in the middle floors of Aincrad. O.C. Characters.
T, English, Adventure & Mystery, words: 2k+, 5/3, OC
19The Centipede » by FireMonkeyDragon As the Clearers wage their war against the myriad of foul monsters created by Kayaba Akihiko. An entirely different battle is being fought underneath their noses, unseen by their eyes and unheard by their ears, but hidden within their shadows.
T, English, Fantasy & Crime, chapters: 3, words: 26k+, favs: 12, follows: 15, updated: 5/2 published: 3/30, Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y., OC, PoH
6 Fairy Dance » by whitworth5274 Having survived SAO, Kirito and Jaymes return to the virtual world in the land of fairies and magic. But this isn't a pleasure trip, but a adventure to save Asuna and 300 other SAO survivors who haven't awakened. With a girl named Leafa joining them, the two heroes of SAO will do anything to bring back their dear friend.
T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 12, words: 36k+, favs: 17, follows: 16, updated: 5/2 published: 2/14, [Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y.] OC, Leafa/Suguha K.