Folie à Deux ♥ Pretty Cure! is the first Pretty CureElsewhere Fic by Kalle, featuring a dream motif.The Radieux Kingdom was once a beautiful and peaceful land, ruled over by a benevolent woman called Le Grande Rêve-Reine.note Great Dreaming Queen, 'La Reine' for short. Her most precious possession, L'Étoile Royalnote The Royal Star, is said to be the binding force that keeps the kingdom the way it is, and able to grant happiness and wishes whenever it's necessary.However, one day their land was attacked by the dark and twisted Death Dream Kingdom, a place where love and positivity go to die and become the nightmares of human beings. The ruler of this kingdom, the Great Dream Demon King, was jealous of the rivalling land's prosperity, and had always sought to destroy it by any means necessary so that they may be just as miserable as he was — but had never once succeeded until now.Even with the Radieux Kingdom's best efforts, they were swiftly defeated... and L'Étoile Royal shattered, the shards escaping into another dimension as the kingdom began to fall apart. Before her life force faded, La Reine sent a trio of fairy protectors out into the human realm to seek out those who would recover them: the Pretty Cures! But, will their efforts succeed, or will their new heroines be less-than-stellar for the job?
Momoe Uehara (Cure Lumièrenote Glow): The main character of the series. A sweethearted transfer student from Okinawa, who can be overexcitable and a little too eager to jump into new situations.
Sumiko Hasegawa (Cure Pétillenote Twinkle): An intelligent girl with a reputation for being harsh, but can be rather awkward regarding friendships in reality. Has a secret passion for collecting idol merchandise.
Miyori Okazaki (Cure Guimauvenote Marshmallow): A 21-year-old college student who happens to be one of the Cures who fought the Death Dream Kingdom before the series. Definitely One of the Kids, while still somehow being the girls' 'tutor' of sorts.
Konacha, Kukicha and Matcha: The Team Pets and sort-of mentors, who are siblings and former protectors from the Radieux Kingdom. While they're dedicated to their mission, their clashing attitudes make them more than a handful for the girls in their everyday life.
And their enemies:
The Great Dream Demon King: The Big Bad. He has no regard for the lives of others besides his own and those of his kingdom, and will stop at nothing to make his rivals miserable. Is never seen uncloaked for a great portion of the series.
Gratuitous French: In case the title, the Cures' names and nearly every important term listed here didn't make it obvious enough. However, much of it is either grammatically incorrectnote Adjectives come after nouns, not the other way around as in the Cures' attack names or too specifically-translatednote 'Lumière', for instance, is translated in materials as 'Glow' while it can mean 'light' in general, but Handwaved away by the Rule of Cool. As for the usage of folie à deux in the title, Kalle has promised to reveal that mystery later.
Gratuitous English: Some of the attacks use this to mix things up, such as Lumière's Éclatant Impact.
Misc.: Foreign exchange student Lilja has a habit of peppering her speech with Gratuitous Icelandic. To an extent, Momoe's own usage of the Okinawan dialect could count as well.
The High Queen / King in the Mountain: Le Grande Rêve-Reine. After her kingdom was nearly destroyed, her spirit weakened until she was left in a dreamless sleep, without a physical body.
Japanese School Club: Daiwa Academy has the standards (the student council, school newspaper and various sports clubs), as well as Shinya's Dream Interpretation Club, which Momoe is all too happy to join.
Club Stub: Until Momoe joined, said club only consisted of Shinya and a spaced-out girl who only signed up for the possibility of free naps.
Late-Arrival Spoiler: Miyori being a Cure long before the others was never really made a huge secret in the first place, though this trope page apparently likes to think it is.
Lucky Charms Title: The series itself, as well as the store where the girls all meet, Rising☆Star.
Unlucky Childhood Friend: Sumiko has had a crush on the aloof Hayato since they were both young, but both the threat of being ridiculed for it and her own brash personality keep her from telling him so.