Paul Nebeling

  • I live in Jacksonville, Florida
  • I was born on August 6
  • My occupation is Contact lens maker
  • I am Male
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    My SAO wishlist

    July 13, 2017 by Paul Nebeling

    Ok. I'm bored. My kids have introduced me to a few new animes, but SAO is still my favorite. So here's what I'd like to see coming in SAO.

    • Ordinal Scale on Blu-Ray
    • Season 3 of the anime
    • Sugary Days collected and edited into a single volume
    • Progressive Volumes 5 thru the end of the Elf War Campaign Quest
    • The main series of novels moving the timeline forward from the end of the Alicization arc

    I'm not asking for too much, am I?

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  • Paul Nebeling

    Starting with the observation, I recently finished reading the four SAOP light novels and I realized something. They aren't narrative stories, but rather are memoirs, generally from Kirito's perspective.

    To back up my claim, I noticed twice that Kirito refers to something that he had no knowledge of at the time these stories are occurring. The first one is a reference to Cardinal, but I filled that as "odd". The second one was the smoking gun.

    While recounting the aftermath of the fifth floor boss fight, after the encounter with ALS, Asuna is upset. Kirito comments that "much, much, much later" Asuna told Kirito that she was afraid he was going to say something stupid. That's not the sort of statement that would be in a present time narrativ…

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