.hack//XXXX Volume 1
by Megane Kikuya (Original story Hiroshi Matsuyama)
Translated by Ryan Peterson;
Edited by Peter Ahilstrom
TokyoPop Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9781427809315
Date: 10 June 2008 List Price $9.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Book Description: In .hack//Legend of the Twilight, Shugo and Rena were given the avatars of the famous dot hackers, Kite and BlackRose... Now learn how their legend was born! While playing in The World--the most successful online game in history--a young boy suddenly loses consciousness and falls into a coma after taking a blow to protect his friend Kite from the deadly beams of a strange monster. To save his fallen friend, Kite must log back into this most dangerous game and begin to unravel the mysteries behind his friend's affliction. But understanding the true power of The World may prove as dangerous as it is crucial!