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Before the Fire
Story Information
Author FedeTkd
Cover Character(s) Galant/Unknown Name
Status Complete
Prequel N/A
Sequel Sword Art Online: Past of Ashes
You have that power. The power of gathering peoples wishes and hearts to advance to the future. The power to change the world. You can do it. I guarantee it. Let me see what you are capable of that day. Until it comes, I will stay by your side.
~ Sakura

Before the Fire (Also known as BtF) is a prequel and a side story of Sword Art Online: Past of Ashes

It also relates events before Sword Art Online: Last Light.


It takes place before the beginning of the series, acting as a prequel, and tells the past of all the kids that one day would form the guild known Royal Knights.

It also relates how Galant and Sakura fell in love with each other, the close relationship between Galant and Lance, and the friendship of Galant and Mordread (Miya Kiryuin) before they became sworn enemies.


*Note: Conteins spoilers of two diferent stories: Sword Art Online: Past of Ashes and Sword Art Online: Clashing Blades. Recomend to finish reading both stories before reading this.


Music Theme

Yakusoku no Melody

Yakusoku no Melody

Theme for this series

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