Shino: There used to be a statue of a young girl here.
Haseo: A young girl?
Shino: Aura. That's what she was called.
Haseo: Why is it gone now?
Shino: Don't know. Maybe she just got bored...of this world.
Ovan: This game has an amazing amount of independence.
It is revealed that Tabby has been PKed at the end of this episode!
First aired on Cartoon Network on Saturday, December 2, 2006.
When Shino is explaining to Haseo of the nature of the HolyGrounds we see a bright tree as well as Shinos mention of Arche Koeln areas mentioned in the Epitaph of Twilight which .hack revolves around as shown in the .hack games (Infection through Quarantine). Here's the excerpt in which Arche Koeln and the Tree are mentioned. "Light's great tree doth fall. Power - all now to droplets turned in the temple of Arche Koeln."