Yuuki is able to continue her life with Asuna and everyone else for a few months. Then, Asuna gets an email from Yuuki's doctor.
With Kirito's help, Asuna is able to help fulfill Yuuki's wishes.
Asuna hasn't been able to find Yuuki since they visited the monument. Thanks to Kirito, she's able to find her again in the real world.
After the way the last episode ended, there's really only one thing to do in this episode: FIGHT!
Zekken brings Asuna to meet her guild, Sleeping Knights. While Asuna considers their request, she also has to deal with her mother threatening to take her game away from her.