"It was the same with me. Many of my fondest memories are of playing that game."
— Mistral —
Mistral (ミストラル, Misutoraru) is the first player that joins Kite and BlackRose. She has a tendency to burn meals because she plays The World while cooking. She is happy to tag along with Kite, but she remains a bit unaware of the true nature of The World until later in the story.<<More...>>
"There are two types of players in The World: those who like it, and those who don't. Eventually, both kinds quit, only those who don't like it quit a lot sooner than those who do."
— Rumor —
.hack//AI buster 2 is a compilation of several stories that take place in different times in the .hack timeline. The stories included in it help fill in information that was missing other places of the series, and help develop several side characters such as Kamui, Hokuto, and Hotaru...<<More...>>