- "Betrayal is a sin."
- — Ovan —
Truth is the twenty-fifth episode of .hack//Roots.
The episode starts with Phyllo acting strangely, he uses a lot of phrases about death and hints to his impending demise throughout the episode. Haseo isn't featured in the first chunk of the episode and many other character start to wonder what has happened to him. The truth is finally revealed, Ovan is the real Tri-edge, he PKed Shino and turned her into a lost one. Phyllo, after meeting with Ovan, swears to take this information to his grave and dies later in the episode.