Recap: Kirito meets Lisbeth, a blacksmith that is a close friend of Asuna. While trying to test out her best sword, Kirito accidentally breaks the sword. He requests for her to forge a stronger one and he accompanies her in the quest to find the required ore. When things don’t go as planned, they end up trapped and unable to teleport. During the quest, Lisbeth starts developing feelings for Kirito, but she becomes heartbroken when she finds out that Asuna has a crush on Kirito.