"This needed a calm prediction of the bullet lines, order, and perfect response ability to use the sword. Also, the most important thing was not to show any fear when facing a fully-automatic rifle—
What sort of training allowed him to learn such skills? Sinon really could not imagine it. No, this may not be just a VR game technique. It’s when the player merged with the avatar through his own experience, belief and power of his soul.
Once he reloaded his weapon, Xiahou Dun again grabbed the CQ and started firing wildly. However, the lightsaber in Kirito’s hand created numerous afterimages in the air and accurately picked out all the bullets that would hit him in the grid boxes and deflected them. Sinon could only feel that way on seeing from behind his back.
This real ability that far surpassed the barriers of the virtual world and the real world was exactly what Sinon was looking for. She learnt the calmness of a sniper, no, a coldness—ruthlessness, and then wanted to use it to crush Asada Shino’s weakness. She had been moving through the wastelands during the past.”
Phantom Bullet, volume 6