19The Swordsman Chronicles » by TwistedFilms Trapped in a game of death, introverted gamer Kirigaya Kazuto has to reconsider his stance on always playing solo. A reimagining of the original story, set in a slightly more mature version of SAO with new game mechanics, a heavier emphasis on guild politics and a significantly less generous pain absorption meter. Eventual KiritoxAsuna / GuildMaster Kirito.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 9, words: 41k+, favs: 66, follows: 83, updated: 4h published: 7/12/2018, Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y., OC
Ordinal Dissonance » by whitworth5274 Set during the events of Ordinal Scale and Fatal Bullet's Dissonance of the Nexus, Kirito, Asuna, Jaymes, and their friends uncover a diabolical plot to take the memories of SAO survivors to recreate a scientist's daughter. When she later appears in GGO, the members of Crimson Squad must fight through the White Frontier to save her as well.
T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 2, words: 8k+, favs: 5, follows: 3, updated: 10h published: 9/25
Section Two, Project SAO: Collision! » by Dresadan A mysterious project on another Earth sets for a group of individuals to suddenly be forced into a different version from their own. Although certain gimmicks and different mentalities yet a striking similarity to any conventional mind; a sense of crisis motivated by the drive of technology and a concept both share in common... While a particular militaristic foe sets his claws.
T, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 16, words: 51k+, favs: 3, follows: 5, updated: 9/28 published: 4/28, OC, Subtilizer
13Sword Art Online: Casual Mode » by Firelord67 On the day of Sword Art Online's launch... nothing bad happens and everyone has a great time. Young Kirito is excited to live in this new virtual world and escape the trials of reality. But how does he react when his overachieving classmate, his sister/secret admirer, and a group of streamers join his quest? Yui will appear in later chapters. Contains references to the abridged.
K+, English, Humor & Romance, chapters: 3, words: 17k+, favs: 33, follows: 53, updated: 9/27 published: 9/10
37 SAO: The Worst One » by Jaysin-Scotts Shinji Itsagi, an sao survivor and one of the 300 tortured minds of ALfheim, struggles with the events of SAO, being a surviving member of the Aincrad Liberation Force, being constantly forgotten about and trying to pay back a life debit he feels he owes to Kirito and Asuna. Witness the tragedy of the Worst one. (Dialogue based off the eng sub) (Alternate Timeline)
T, English, Adventure & Tragedy, chapters: 46, words: 159k+, favs: 24, follows: 20, updated: 9/27 published: 4/8, Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y., Agil/Andrew Gilbert Mills, Lisbeth/Rika S.
10Love Conquers All » by stellalunacelestia SAO Kirisuna AU
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 7, words: 30k+, favs: 28, follows: 34, updated: 9/25 published: 8/16, Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y., Alice Schuberg, Eugeo
6In Your Element » by emazingwaffle A new update has come across ALO, completely changing the way combat works. This update brings new skills, friends, and foes. Kirito and the gang have to now battle against players with a new fighting style. Takes place after Mother's Rosario
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 11, words: 71k+, favs: 6, follows: 7, updated: 9/25 published: 8/17/2017
200Sword Art Online, Aincrad but different » by Beyor A multiple-perspective story of Aincrad starting from scratch, with both new and cannon mechanics of the original stories. Follow the original cast and new in their progress through each floor. Inspired by progressive novels, season 1 & 2, Material editions and more. Slightly AU.
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 54, words: 534k+, favs: 255, follows: 297, updated: 9/25 published: 8/23/2017, Kirito/Kazuto K., Klein/Ryoutarou T., Argo, Yuuki/Yuuki K.
4Just Wait » by GaLaXyEcHo Kirito and the SAO survivors are called to action by a mysterious company who aims to use virtual reality as a tool. It seems like a innocent project until the main cast discovers a sinister meaning behind the company and its founder. (I don't own SAO or it's characters)
T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 6, words: 40k+, favs: 10, follows: 16, updated: 9/24 published: 6/19, [Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y.] Lisbeth/Rika S., Leafa/Suguha K.
14 Owari (The End) » by Vigil Vergil Productions For the second time, Kirito and his friends are trying to defeat Aincrad, this time in what was supposed to be a safe way. However, why hasn't it all ended yet, when they defeated the Owari, the new hundredth boss? Not to add that Kazuto &Asuna must not explain Yui and the fact that they were married in game! AU of what happens after SAO. 9/24/30: Won't ever edit this again.
T, English, Romance & Sci-Fi, chapters: 31, words: 44k+, favs: 29, follows: 42, updated: 9/24 published: 9/20/2016, [Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y.] Yui, OC
4Sao rewritten » by Nicolastheconqueror From getting stuck in a death game to enjoying live in the world of fairies. From stopping a murderer IRL tobeing forced to live in a virtual world like no other. Follow this group of friends as they fight their way through different virtual worlds, make new Friends and find love.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, chapters: 2, words: 17k+, favs: 5, follows: 5, updated: 9/24 published: 8/29, [Asuna/Asuna Y., Kirito/Kazuto K.] Leafa/Suguha K., Sinon/Shino A.
19Sword 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: 48, words: 155k+, favs: 81, follows: 95, updated: 9/24 published: 4/24/2017, Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y., Leafa/Suguha K., Sinon/Shino A.
27Sword Art Online III: Asgard » by shanejayell ALO has opened a new territory to explore: Asgard!
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 11, words: 15k+, favs: 29, follows: 35, updated: 9/23 published: 5/1/2016
1Heart of the Data Cards by Samsapoping After a match in GGO, Asuna gets targeted by a U.S Cto agent. Can Kirito protect her from becoming a data card? Or will her fate strengthen child soldiers of the future? After Alicization and Unital Ring. Kirisuna/Kiriasu
T, English, Family & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 4, follows: 4, 9/23, [Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y.]
Sword Art Online Revolution: STRIVE » by Blazrman Set after the Underworld Incident. A few years have passed and things have changed until the rise of one popular VRMMORPG known as Erthesia Online, the game filled with endless opportunity for players. Takeshi Inugami, the member of the Bladerights along with his allies drags themselves into the greater conflict then they imagine. Life was never just a game. It is to strive on.
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 4, words: 51k+, favs: 3, updated: 9/23 published: 8/4
8Diamond Shards » by goddess-asutacia They say eyes are the mirror of the soul. That through them, you can tell a person's true intentions and feelings. He's always wondered if it was true. If she had been able to tell, had been able to see how much his soul shined like the brightest diamonds whenever she was near; if his eyes had truly been capable of showing her how much he loved her. [Full Summary inside]
T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 4, words: 20k+, favs: 21, follows: 21, updated: 9/22 published: 8/31, Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y., Alice Schuberg, Eugeo
19The Red Swordsman: Lost Wish » by Mataras Sword Art Online is over, and Mataras is determined to leave behind the bloody deeds of his past. However, the virtual realm is not yet done with him, and he begins to wonder if he can retain the fragile hold on sanity that he has worked so hard to achieve. Only time will tell if he will be able to become something more than the Red Swordsman that he once was. Part two of a series.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 4, words: 45k+, favs: 19, follows: 19, updated: 9/22 published: 6/10, [Kirito/Kazuto K., Sachi] Yuuki/Yuuki K., OC
34Reconfiguration » by Domon Kasshu Trapped within the death game Sword Art Online, Asuna Yuuki has all but given up hope of escaping. But when she'd rescued from certain death by a mysterious swordswoman, she might find a reason to keep moving forward. Together, they might be able to free the other players from Aincrad.
T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 13, words: 67k+, favs: 54, follows: 67, updated: 9/21 published: 9/2/2018, Asuna/Asuna Y., Argo, Yuuki/Yuuki K.
3The Fatal Scythe by WebofSpideyguy7245698 Sequel to The Death Game. Just as Kazuto's getting used to real life again, he's required to dive into a new VRMMO to investigate shady happenings within the game world. And later on, Asuna meets an interesting VRMMO player who helps her to better her life at home. Rated T for Mild Language and Violence.
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, words: 1k+, favs: 8, follows: 8, 9/21, [Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y.] Sinon/Shino A., Spiegal/Kyouji S.
16Sword Art Online - Tales of a Dragonpath » by blackbutterfly1313 Kirito is a simple boy from a village near the capital of Earlindon. Long ago, the head of the most powerful mage family in the land lead the people in a fierce battle against the last three dragons in this world and vanquished them. Since then the country was a peaceful and beautiful place, the mighty dragons extinct forever... but are they really...?
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 34, words: 99k+, favs: 34, follows: 41, updated: 9/21 published: 3/1, Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y., Eugeo
Combo Masters by LimJJ Starburst Stream and Mother's Rosario. Two insane sword skill combos used by two insane VRMMO players.
K, English, Romance & Fantasy, words: 784, favs: 4, follows: 5, 9/20, Asuna/Asuna Y., Kirito/Kazuto K.
13Settling Accounts (SAO II) » by JR31VICTOR Following the end of the second "Bullet of Bullets," a tournament in GGO...a third body is found. In response, Kirigaya Kazuto, better known as "Kirito" is sent to stop the bleeding. However, with increased pressure from his higher-ups, and the thought of another body appearing, the Virtual Division leader decides to send the Black Swordsman 'extra' help...from across the Pacific.
T, English, Adventure & Mystery, chapters: 10, words: 52k+, favs: 16, follows: 27, updated: 9/19 published: 2/6, Kirito/Kazuto K., Sinon/Shino A., OC
2Sword Art Online: Beyond the Front Lines Book 2 » by SeanCityNavy (Continuation of SAO:BTFL Book #1) Join Sean & his friends as they try to readjust back into their normal lives (Entire Series is Rated M however this arc is rated T)
T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 3, words: 5k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 9/19 published: 2/11, [Asuna/Asuna Y., Kirito/Kazuto K.] Silica/Keiko A., OC
163Fifty-Fifty » by Aperax Just the mention of her name was enough to make your heart pound. As Sinon returns to GGO to pick up where she left off, you join her in her adventures, dedicated in doing whatever you can to support your partner, your friend, and maybe something more as you balance the danger in GGO with a blossoming relationship. Reader X Sinon.
T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 24, words: 207k+, favs: 184, follows: 225, updated: 9/19 published: 7/11/2018, Argo, Sinon/Shino A.
2Sword Art Online: Blue » by vanfrancisco24 This is a alternate story of where Eugeo's fluctlight somehow managed to survive and has been reincarnated as UK's first Cyber-Operative, Eugeo "Blue" Gray of the Special Air Service.
K, English, Suspense & Drama, chapters: 5, words: 5k+, favs: 10, follows: 12, updated: 9/19 published: 4/3/2019, [Eugeo, Alice Schuberg] [Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y.]