The Beginning and the End (終わりと始まり, Owari to Hajimari) is the fifteenth volume in the Accel World Light Novel series written by Reki Kawahara. It was released in Japan October 10, 2013. Yen Press writes this as 'The End and the Beginning.'
- This volume takes place within 3 seconds.[note 1]
- Scarlet Rain was noted to have been in Zero Fill for 40 minutes. Afterwards, Wolfram Cerberus III equipped the parts of the Invincible stolen and was hit by negative incarnation, transforming it into the Disaster Mk. II, which should take less than 10 minutes, totalling less than 50 minutes, or 3 seconds of real-world time.