A fourteen year old boy named Kite is invited by his schoolmate, Orca, to play the online game The World. While playing the game both Kite and his friend are attacked by an unknown monster. As a result, Orca becomes comatose in the real world. Despite his friend's condition, Kite continues to play The World believing he'll find a way to revive Orca. While playing, Kite accepts Book of Twilight from a mysterious girl in white. Kite is transformed into an outlaw player within the game wielding the very same power responsible for Orca's condition.
You're in Their World Now
Did You Know?
In the original Japanese version of Infection, Skeith's wand, which appears in the English version as a large, red staff with a "Q" shape at the tip, is actually represented by a Celtic cross. This was censored for the American release in favor of the Q-shaped version from .hack//SIGN, though it is still seen as the cross in some American media. See more
[holds book in front of Kite
The power it holds can bring either salvation, or destruction, at the whim of the user.
The Japanese version of the game includes an additional voice track where the cast and crew make fun of the actual dialog with changed lines. Due to lack of space for the US release (after having the English and Japanese voice track), this voice track has been left out of the North American version. See more
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