Literature: Ephemeral Prince
is a Web Serial Novel
sequel to the freeware RPG Maker
game Star Stealing Prince
. According to creator Ronove, both endings from the game are canon. There are two parts to the sequel, Fleeting
. There is also a group of short stories set between Fleeting
, which are collectively called Intermission
.Warning: It is not recommended to read this page if you intend on playing Star Stealing Prince, as this page contains major, major spoilers for that game by its very nature.Fleeting
follows the game's bad ending. Snowe washes up on the shore of another land, with terrible scars and barely alive. While the people who find him are able to bring him back to health, he has no memory of what happened. Snowe tries to piece his life back together and remember what happened, but his new home isn't safe.Permanence
follows the game's good ending. Snowe and his people arrive in Aldcoast and settle into their new lives...however there's a feeling of dread Snowe can't shake, and he still has that demon trapped within him...Ephemeral Prince
can be read here
Ephemeral Prince: Fleeting provides examples of:
Ephemeral Prince: Intermission provides examples of:
- Dead All Along: Both Dorsey and Warren in "Phantoms Spread So Far".
- Oh, Crap: Erio when he and Snowe have a very close encounter with lords.
- Uncanny Valley: In-Universe. While Erio can pass for a human better than he could in Star Stealing Prince, he still looks "off" enough that it earns him a lot of funny glances.
Ephemeral Prince: Permanence provides examples of:
- Earn Your Happy Ending: After several chapters of things going From Bad to Worse, Snowe and Xiri manage to properly control the Crown. As a result, the tears in the sky are fixed, Xiri is free to return home, the Lords and Demons make peace, and many people killed in the previous chapters (including Hiante) are revived.
- First Episode Spoiler: Hiante gets a body in the first chapter, and Xiri seems to have gotten control over Snowe's dreams again.
- Kissing Under the Influence: A one-sided case occurs in Chapter 18. While inebriated, Snowe gives Erio a kiss after briefly discussing how things are going on between the latter and Astra. Snowe falls asleep quickly after, leaving Erio to wonder whether or not the alcohol was solely to blame.
- Luke, I Am Your Father: Edgar wasn't Snowe's real father. The Original King was.
- Sanity Slippage: What with Xiri's shenanigans in Snowe's subconscious, Dream Astra isn't doing too well. She tries to kill the real Astra when she and Erio are trying to investigate.
- Big Damn Heroes:
- Ciran showing up and saving Canan and Astra from a demon possessed Snowe.
- Relenia showing up and freezing the giant phantom attacking Snowe, Erio and Rhea in chapter 27
- Interrupted Suicide: Snowe attempts to commit Suicide with one of Erio's daggers after what happened in Morzin. Erio manages to jump on him and pin him before he stabs himself.