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    Lucette Britton
"Just watch me. I will free myself from this curse."
Lucette Riella Britton is the Crown princess of the realm of Angielle, and though she starts being quite cold, everything changes when she's cursed by the good witch Delora. Through five possible routes and five possible loves, she'll do her best to do the three good deeds her Cinderella curse demands of her, in order to regain her life as the Crown Princess.

  • Action Girl: In Karma's route she learns to use a sword, getting good enough with it to be able to hold her own against several knights by chapter 10 and even outright killing Karma in his bad ending. In Waltz's route, she protects the entire town from her mother's spell with a magical barrier and uses her powers to defeat her mother for good.
  • Battle Couple: With Karma.
  • Benevolent Mage Ruler: At the end of Waltz's good route she becomes a powerful witch and the crowned queen of Angielle. Presumably, she would later go on to become this after all of the good endings, just a lot later in her life since her father is still ruling. The exception being Fritz's route, in which she'd later become The High Queen instead, as there is no longer magic in Angielle.
  • Betty and Veronica: She's the Veronica to Viorica's Betty in Rod's route.
  • Birds of a Feather: With Rod. He and Lucette are both very contradictory and tend to be emotionally distant, making it unsurprising when they actually do get along. It also makes for some great funny moments.
  • Broken Pedestal: The more she learns about her mother from the people around her, the more she realizes how wicked and abusive Hildyr actually was.
  • Brooding Boy, Gentle Girl: Inverted with Waltz.
  • Brutal Honesty: Remarked by several characters, this particular trait of the Princess' is one of the most instantly obvious, and the reason many think she's just like her mother, the previous bearer of the Crystallum Tenebrarum, Hildyr.
  • Character Development: The main reason Delora cursed her. Especially understandable after realising that her mother was the creator of the Fairytale Curse and the first witch to kill a human.
  • The Comically Serious: She's very deadpan and serious in the beginning of the game, which tends to be highlighted quite starkly next to the other characters, especially the likes of Rumpel and Karma. She loosens up considerably near the end of each route, becoming more emotive and smiling more often.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: With each new "dream" about her Mother, more and more of her attitude is explained. Waltz is the first to reveal that Lucette's mother erased most of her childhood memories to keep her cold and untrusting towards everyone who wasn't her mother.
    Mother: Your personal feelings are nothing but a weakness for others to exploit.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: She is called the "Ice Princess", and she definitely lives up to it. At first she starts off aloof and bitchy, but will slowly open up to her lover and others.
  • Despair Event Horizon: When her loved one dies, in the bad endings.
  • Dismissing a Compliment: During the first chapters, Lucette seems unable to accept compliments, mainly due to her mother raising her with the idea that kindness is merely a charade used by those who want to manipulate her.
  • Empty Shell: In Waltz's bad ending, Hildyr completely drains her of her magic and she becomes an obedient, practically lifeless doll.
  • Everything's Better with Sparkles: Lucette's dress during her crowning ceremony.
  • Forgotten First Meeting: With regards to Waltz, as Hildyr erased him from her memory.
  • Genre Blindness: Since her mother prevented Lucette from reading any Fairytales and had all the books containing them burned, Lucette isn't familiar even with the more well-known stories. Because of that, she may miss out on the clues and possible plot twists that would be obvious to the player a long time ahead of her.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: She is half-witch. According to Delora, that is why her powers don't develop until she's eighteen.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: In Waltz's route, the reason she gives herself up to Hildyr is to save his life. Seen as well in Rod's route, when she keeps him from killing Viorica in his good ending, getting stabbed in the process but breaking both his curse and hers.
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: It takes some digging and Character Development, but Lucette can actually be a wonderful and selfless person when she needs to be.
  • I Am Who?: Lucette is a witch and the next Tenebrarum bearer.
  • In the Blood: At first it's thought by many that she was just like her mother, but it's slowly revealed that she was groomed to be that way through emotional abuse and manipulation.
  • Jerk-to-Nice-Guy Plot: Basically the path of Lucette's Character Development, no matter the route.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: What Hildyr did to Lucette each time her daughter became "too rebellious".
  • Literal-Minded: Downplayed, but more than once she'll miss certain figures of speech.
    Delora: Keep your dress on.
    Lucette: I had no intention of removing it.
  • Lonely Doll Girl: At the start of the game. She has no friends and immense trust issues, yet is lonely, so she surrounds herself with dolls for company.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: In Rumpel and Klaude's bad endings.
  • Not So Stoic: When her loved ones are threatened, her usual cool mask slips.
  • Princess in Rags: Her curse has reduced her to poverty, yet she still carries herself with the grace and arrogance of her true station.
  • Riches to Rags: Lucette's curse made everyone forget about her royal legacy.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: Both she and her father qualify.
  • Secret Legacy: She's revealed to be a witch, and the successor to the Tenebrarum crystal.
  • Second Love: She is Rumpel's, Rod's and Karma's, in each of their respective routes.
  • The Snark Knight: She starts off as this, as much of her early-game thoughts surround looking down on the people around her. With Character Development she grows out of it.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: Is the spitting image of her mother but with her father's eyes, indicating a kind heart under her persona as the Ice Princess.
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: She develops this eventually, once the "Ice Princess" defrosts through her time with her chosen love interest.
  • Take Me Instead: In Waltz's bad ending.
  • Thicker Than Water: Although their relationship had been distant their whole lives, Waltz' route reveals that Lucette has secretly wished her relationship with her father was better than it was. Other routes hint to this as well, as Lucette always seems genuinely saddened whenever she sees the Royal Family happy without her.
  • True Blue Femininity: On all routes but Rod's, she wears a blue dress most of the time after she's been cursed. Blue is also her favorite color, as said by Fritz, and her magic is blue in color.
  • Tsundere: Mostly Tsun, but prone to slip into Dere by the end of the routes.
  • When She Smiles: Regardless of the route, when the Ice Princess finally smiles, it's remarked on as being very pretty.

    Rod Widdensov
"S-Stop staring at me like that."
Rod Benedikt Widdensov, Lucette's stepbrother and first possible love interest by the author's own recommendation. Reserved and not all that socially inclined, he nonetheless cares quite a lot for his family and initially despises Lucette for her cruel treatment of them.Rod was rendered mute by the Mermaid Curse in exchange of becoming the Prince Charming he thought his beloved wanted, and therefore has to speak through Sebby, the enchanted plush bunny Parfait gave him.

  • Big Brother Instinct: He's pretty protective of Emelaigne and acts more like an older brother, despite being younger than her.
  • Birds of a Feather: Title-dropped on his route. He and Lucette are both very contradictory and tend to be emotionally distant, making it unsurprising when they actually do get along. It also makes for some great funny moments.
  • Crush Blush: All the love interests invoke this trope occasionally, but Rod probably invokes it the most, given his Tsundere tendencies.
  • Dance of Romance: When Emelaigne requires a practical demonstration, Rod and Lucette end up agreeing to dance for her. Cue blushes due to their developing romance.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Male version, to Lucette. He hates her at first because of how awfully she treated him and his family. It takes him a while to warm up, but he does once seeing how she's begun to change (obviously on his route, but some others have him eventually become kinder to her too).
  • Died in Your Arms Tonight: In his bad ending.
  • Elective Mute: An unconventional example, as Sebby still allows him to communicate, but he openly states he has no intention of breaking his curse in order to restore his own voice. This is later revealed to be because he would have to kill Viorica in order to do it.
  • Everyone Can See It: With Lucette. Both his mother and sister clearly see there is something going on with them, not to mention the rumours jealous third parties pass on about their closeness (again, while Lucette's curse is still in effect and no one remembers she's both the Crown Princess and his stepsister).
  • Forgot About the Mind Reader: Sebby sometimes voices thoughts of his that he doesn't want voiced (usually when it's something about Lucette) claiming that Rod was "thinking too loud".
  • Hidden Disdain Reveal: One of the first things he says to Lucette upon finding out about her curse essentially boils down to "Good riddance". He admits to not being open about how he resented her for mistreating his family because it would have upset Emelaigne, but flat-out states he won't help Lucette with her curse. This, of course, changes through the course of his route, and he's implied to at least somewhat forgive her by the end of other routes after seeing her Character Development.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: He cites this as the reason he didn't tell Viorica about his feelings after she fell in love with another man, although it didn't stop him from still having enough hope of getting her to reciprocate his feelings to wish to be a prince. By the time of the game's events, he has fully resigned himself to this mindset, realizing pretty early on into his curse that Viorica and her fiance are truly in love and he has no hope of changing that.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: Unsocial and reserved whereas his elder sister Emelaigne wears her heart on her sleeve and is very outgoing and cheery.
  • Star-Crossed Lovers: With Lucette, first because she's posing as Emelaigne's personal maid, and thus far under his station as a prince, and later because, well, they're stepsiblings so they must keep their relationship secret to avoid scandal.
  • The Power of Love: His curse is ultimately broken because Lucette confesses to him. In truth, he never actually needed Viorica to return his affections as much as he needed to be loved back by the person he loved. By the time of Viorica's wedding, that person had become Lucette.
  • Tsundere: Mostly a Tsun, and he only starts to mellow once he starts being honest with himself about his feelings for Lucette.
  • Wedding Deadline: The deadline for his curse to kill him is midnight on Viorica's wedding day.

"I'm glad I could make you laugh"
Karma, who's actual name is Klaude Aidric Renaldi Mattheus Almonte, is one of the boarders at the Marchen Tavern, and he suffers from the Beauty curse, which makes any woman who sees him (unless he's disguised as a woman) instantly "fall in love" with him. However, once he falls in love with someone, the curse turns him into a Beast.

  • Agent Peacock: By Lucette's admission, he makes the most beautiful woman when in drag and his normal attire also makes him gorgeous... and he's more skilled with the sword than the top knights of Angielle.
  • Attractive Bent-Gender: Has numerous admirers as Miss Karma, and is not happy about it.
  • Battle Couple: With Lucette.
  • Blessed with Suck:
    • So Beautiful It's a Curse: Literally. Karma can't go anywhere dressed in male clothing without droves of women coming after him due to his curse. Even dressed as a woman, he tends to inspire great admiration.
  • The Casanova: He was this, until it got him cursed.
  • Cultured Badass: He's the best swordsman in Angielle and Brugantia, but he has a very proper way of speaking, and strives to be polite and pleasant most of the time.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: He may take the form of a huge dark Beast, but he never attacks Lucette or their allies, trying to protect them to the end.
  • Died in Your Arms Tonight: In his bad ending.
  • Fallen Princess: Gender inverted. He's the crown prince of Brugantia who was cursed for his vanity, but left his country in search of Lucette after hearing she'd be able to break his curse once her 18th birthday passed.
  • First-Name Basis: Midway through his route, Lucette begins calling him Klaude.
  • Idle Rich: Admits to often dodging his responsibilities back home before he was cursed. Even now, he still tries to get out of doing work that isn't swordplay.
  • Long-Haired Pretty Boy: His female disguise is so convincing in part because he was already so pretty, and he has the longest hair out of any of the love interests.
  • Master Swordsman: He's so good in fact that Garlan and Juren ask him to train them. Beg, in fact.
  • One-Man Army: When he is in Beast form.
  • Overly Long Name: His real name. Klaude Aidric Renaldi Mattheus Almonte is a huge mouthful.
  • Psychological Projection: Implied to be the reason he picks fights with Rumpel in both of their routes. He had once been quite The Casanova himself, having had little regard for the feelings of the women he pursued. He seems to project this old flippant mindset onto Rumpel, despite that the latter really only enjoys casual flirting and dishing out fluffy compliments more than anything else.
  • Prince Charmless: His backstory places him as having once been this, as he used to be notorious for flirting around and breaking hearts of unsuspecting girls. Once cursed for doing that exact thing, he seems to have realized his mistakes and no longer indulges in it.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: He's the crown prince of Brugantia. He actively helps to fight the antagonists, no matter the route.
  • Secret Identity Vocal Shift: In order for his disguise as Miss Karma to be fully convincing, he uses a spell from Parfait to make his voice high. One gag in his route actually has this spell wearing-off mid-sentence, forcing him to attempt–and fail–to recreate the voice on his own.
  • Shipper on Deck: For Jurien and Garlan in his own route, and Lucette and Rumpel in Rumpel's route.
  • Stealth Pun: Karma's father apparently called him his "silly little chameleon" as a child, making him a...Karma Chameleon. According to Word of God however, this was an unintentional pun.
  • Significant Green-Eyed Redhead: In case you couldn't tell when you first met him, the red hair and green eyes betray he's a Love Interest.
  • Something About a Rose: He has a notable rose motif in his clothing, as well as a tattoo on his chest and Lucette buys him a rose-shaped pendant as a gift. The tattoo specifically is in connection to his curse, which is likewise a motif in Beauty and the Beast.
  • The Power of Love: How his curse is broken.
  • Wholesome Crossdresser: For good reason. His curse makes any woman fall in love with him, resulting in him getting swarmed by hordes of them unless he pretends to be one.
  • Unsettling Gender Reveal: Rumpel proposed upon first meeting Karma, who was in drag, which lead to an exchange of blows and one rather awkward conversation.

"I can't use a sword or magic and I don't know how to fight, but I will always be there to protect you."
Initially a young man who is discovered injured near the Marchen and brought in by Parfait, he suffers of the Rumpelstiltskin curse, which caused him to lose all memories of who he used to be. While people he knew before he was cursed still recognize him, they've lost the memory of his name too, the only way to free himself from his curse being recovering three memories in the journal he had with him. His actual name is Chevalier du Mont.

  • Badass Pacifist: Being a doctor, he doesn't believe in killing. That won't stop him from doing it if he has to.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: a Large Ham who flirts with everything in a skirt he may be, but Rumpel is also an extremely competent doctor.
  • The Charmer: He enjoys flirting with women and making them happy, as he puts it.
  • Chivalrous Pervert: Flirts with everyone in a skirt, but stops doing so once he and Lucette become romantically involved.
  • Chronic Hero Syndrome: Rumpel will not turn away a sick patient to the point of pushing himself well past his means. This attitude is what loses him his fiancé and gets him cursed.
  • Deal with the Devil: How he was cursed. Rumpel’s need to cure everyone who came to his practice no matter what lead him to striking deals with the Witch Doctor, who took his memories as payment for his final deal with her.
  • Died in Your Arms Tonight: In his bad ending, he takes a stab in Lucette's place and dies in her arms.
  • Good Is Not Soft: He may put a lot of value in life and try to protect people through his profession but he is the one to kill Mythros after Partait's death.
  • Handsome Lech: Good-looking but always spouting flirtatious one-liners.
  • Heroic BSoD: It's stated in the epilogue of his route that he's left with PTSD after killing Mythros and often has trouble sleeping because of it.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: The way he dies in his bad ending, while trying to protect Lucette.
  • Hospital Hottie: He's handsome and a doctor.
  • Ladykiller in Love: Has plenty of girls he's charmed, but the only one he truly meant it with was Lucette. And before her, his ex-fiancee Bria. He drops his flirty persona around other women once in a committed relationship.
  • Large Ham: Everything is dramatic with him. Everything.
  • Last Guy Wins: If you romance him. He's the last Love Interest introduced in story, and chronologically the last one Lucette meets. Rod she's known for a year, Fritz for three, and she bumped into Karma and Waltz earlier plus there's the whole "Forgotten Childhood Friend" thing for the latter.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: What his curse is all about.
  • The Medic: Once he remembers that he's a doctor, he tends to fill this role in all routes.
  • Name Amnesia: Another aspect that is central to his curse.
  • OOC Is Serious Business: When he drops the verbal purple prose, something serious is going on.
  • Screw the Money, I Have Rules!: Refuses to be paid for his services, even when he desperately needs the funds. Parfait has to sneak his wages at the Marchen into his wallet to get him to take them and when they were still together his fiancé had to literally beg for payment from his patients.
  • Skilled, but Naïve: He's a talented doctor, but would refuse payment out of idealism. While noble, it drove him and his fiancee into poverty, and eventually ruined their relationship.
  • Smart People Wear Glasses: He wears glasses and is a doctor, which is not the easiest job to get into to say the least.
  • Threat Backfire: The first thing Lucette can say to him is threatening to throw a tray of food at him. His only response is that he likes feisty women and you will even get the cyrstallum indicator at the top of the screen to show that the threat was, in fact, the right choice to score points with him.
  • Tragic Keepsake: The scarf he wears was made by his ex-fiancee Bria.

"I failed to protect you when you were cursed. Let me protect you this time, princess."
Fritzgerald Leverton, Lucette's personal knight for three years by the start of the game, is strangely one of the only people in the palace who remember her even after she was cursed.As a knight, he's only second in the Order of Caldira to his father, sir Alcaster, who's the leader of said order.

  • Alternate Identity Amnesia: For most of his route, Fritz cannot remember anything Varg does when he takes over.
  • Badass Cape: His alter-ego, Varg, is wearing one, and he's certainly a badass.
  • Bodyguard Crush: He is Lucette's knight and it's possible to romance him. Though it's implied that he had feelings for her even before the events of the game.
  • Declaration of Protection: Towards Lucette. (See his quote)
  • Died in Your Arms Tonight: In his bad ending.
  • Forgetful Jones: Though somewhat downplayed, he's revealed to be this in Waltz's route.
    Fritz: I suppose I've been more forgetful lately. Does that count?
    Lucette: You've always been forgetful.
  • The Gentleman or the Scoundrel: Factoring in Varg, he functions as both in a weird sort of way. His Fritz personality is a friendly, well-meaning Nice Guy and Lucette's faithful knight, whereas his Varg personality is smug, snarky and morally-grey at best. In his route, Lucette chooses and falls in love with his original personality, and Varg willingly returns control to Fritz to make her happy.
  • Idiot Hair: He has a sigle strand of hair that sticks out. Varg doesn't, though that's possibly to avoid the player from immediately recognizing him.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: The reason Varg ultimately self-destroys, thus freeing Fritz from his curse, was because he had come to love Lucette and knowing she would only want Fritz, not him.
  • Jekyll & Hyde: His curse, essentially. Varg is Fritz' dark side personified and amplified. He exists as his own personality within the same body, neither of which can be controlled by the other.
  • Lady and Knight: With Lucette, as by the start of the game he's been her personal knight for three years already. (See his quote)
  • Nice Guy: In direct contradiction to his other personality, he's just a generally nice guy who treated Lucette well even though she was as cold to him as she was anyone else.
  • Smug Snake: Varg tends to be in a state of constant smugness.
  • Smug Smiler: When Varg takes over, a smirk tends to be his favourite way of smiling.
  • Split-Personality Takeover: His curse works this way. Varg will slowly take over and suppress him completely unless Fritz can overpower him (or, as in Waltz's ending, Lucette destroys it with her newfound power as the Tenebrarum Bearer.
  • Superpowered Evil Side: Varg, since the curse that created him "extracts and emphasizes" the darker aspects of Fritz's personality. Beyond that, he uses an extremely powerful enchanted cane while Fritz only uses a regular sword.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Lucette and the Royal Family. He even sides with them over his father.
  • Unwitting Pawn: Fritz. His curse's whole purpose was to give Mythros and Alcaster a proper pawn who would be unable to refuse his orders.

"I will always come back for you, no matter the risks."
First seen as an apparent child street-magician, Waltz Cresswell who used to be Hildyr's favourite apprentice before he learned about how she had his family killed because they didn't want to give him up to her and conspired with the fairies to bring her down, ending the Great War is the last route and love interest.He suffers from the Neverland curse, for the witch who cursed him trapped his shadow (and his magic) within a box he must find. The witch who cursed him was Hildyr herself, who then gave the box and the key (Neverland and Tinker Bell) to Lucette.

  • Brooding Boy, Gentle Girl: Inverted with Lucette. For all her cynicism, he remains kind and gentle.
  • Child Prodigy: He was an exceptionally powerful witch even as a little kid. So Hildyr killed his family and forced him to become her apprentice.
  • Childhood Friend Romance: He met Lucette back when they were children, and they became friends. She doesn't remember him at first because her mother erased her memories of him.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Hildyr killed his family when he was very, very young, because they didn't want to give him up to her (who wanted Waltz as her apprentice). Apparently, Waltz only learned about this years after the fact, and it influenced him to betray Hildyr.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: He may be a witch with red eyes, but he's kind, caring, and unconditionally supportive.
  • Declaration of Protection: Towards Lucette, owing to their past together. And on his route he does indeed save her, arriving just in time to keep her mother from fully absorbing her powers.
  • Distressed Dude: Towards the end of his route, he's adbucted by Hildyr and is used as a way to manipulate Lucette into obeying her.
  • First Girl Wins: Inverted if you choose to pursue him, since he's Lucette's childhood friend.
  • Forgotten First Meeting: He and Lucette were friends as children.
  • Friend to All Children: He loves kids and spends his time entertaining them with puppet shows and stories.
  • Heartbroken Badass: In his bad ending, although he keeps hoping to one day be able to bring Lucette back to herself.
  • Implied Love Interest: As most otome games often have, his route functions as the game's "true route". His good ending is the Golden Ending, he's in-focus on the title screen (being in the middle of the stained glass window) and in the intro (him and Lucette together being the last lingering shot), and he has the most history with Lucette.
  • Nice Guy: No matter how much abuse Lucette throws at him, he'll constantly be kind and supportive to her, even if he's not being romanced. This is because of their shared past.
  • Older Than He Looks: That image up there? He doesn't usually look like that; that's only after his curse is broken. While cursed, he looks like a child, even though he's 22.
  • Rant-Inducing Slight: Early in his route, he gets pretty irked when Lucette assumes he's actually 12 years old and goes on a bit of a rant explaining his curse to her.
  • The Power of Love: In his bad ending, this is how he keeps trying to undo the spell Hildyr put on Lucette.
  • Undying Loyalty: He'd do anything for Lucette. Even work as The Dragon to Hildyr in his bad ending, just so he can be near her.
  • Walking Spoiler: Let's just say there's a very good reason the author recommends playing his route last.

"Anymore sass from you, and I'll turn you into a toad!"
  • Cleavage Window: Wears an outfit that has one.
  • Cruel to Be Kind: She curses Lucette as a last-ditch effort to force her into changing her ways.
  • Curse Is Foiled Again: Despite the fact she cursed Lucette in the first place, this is the outcome Delora hopes will happen. Delora wants Lucette to change and break the curse. She also explains that this was the original intention of curses in general, not to harm or doom the cursed person forever, but to put the cursed person in a situation where they had to learn the error of their ways and genuinely change for the better in order to break the curse.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Lucette's mother, Hildyr killed Delora's daughter Loreah.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: she's a witch, wears dark attire, and cursed Lucette, which would make her seem like the stereo-typically "wicked" witch at first, but it fast becomes clear that she only cursed Lucette out of necessity, and is strongly on the side of good.
  • The Fettered: Delora has had her own Dark and Troubled Past to deal with, but unlike Hildyr she did not let her pain and anger corrupt her, holding onto her sense of morality, and remains benevolent and caring despite her own loss.
  • The Gadfly: Delora has a sassy and slightly mischievous nature, and does not hesitate to poke playful fun at the other characters or tease them. It's mostly verbal and all in good humour, but she is not above expressing her humour more practically if someone is really being difficult/unfair and she feels they deserve it, as Lucette finds out when she refuses to help out at all at the Tavern after Parfait takes her in, even by just by sweeping the floors. Delora simply enchants a broom and the joke ends up firmly on Lucette.
    Jurien: "It looks more like the broom is sweeping and Lucette is just along for the ride."
    "This has 'witch-having-fun' written all over it."
  • Heroic Sacrifice: In Fritz's route, Delora dies protecting Lucette
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: Good witches in general are victims of this thanks to the fairytales always making them out to be the villains.
  • Hollywood Tone-Deaf: At least according to Lucette on Rumpel's route, Delora can't sing, although this might just be Lucette being snarky.
  • Jerkass Realization: While her teasing of Lucette is normally good natured and she does care about her, at one point on Rumpel's route she gets irritated enough with Lucette's constant eavesdropping to sarcastically (and harshly) ask Lucette what's wrong, is she worried about the people at the palace she cared nothing for?. Parfait is as shocked as Lucette by the outburst and indignantly shouts Delora's name in protest. Delora immediately backs down and admits it was uncalled for, and judging by how she then goes on to reassure and compliment Lucette, she does feel bad for her words and for snapping at her.
  • Light Feminine Dark Feminine: The dark feminine to Parfait's light.
  • Like A Daughter To Me: Towards Lucette, especially in Fritz' route where despite the fact they bicker and are no less snarky towards each other to begin with (arguably more so), Delora winds up being positively maternal towards Lucette. This includes Delora making Lucette hot chocolate (twice) to help calm her down, hugging and comforting her when she breaks down in guilt and grief after witnessing her mothers cruelty first hand, complete with her gently pushing Lucettes hair back from her face while reassuring her that what happened wasn't her fault. Delora also becomes very protective of Lucette, even moreso than in other routes. Hildyr notices too and Delora doesn't deny it, and later more or less admits to Lucette that she views her as a second daughter and always believed in her. From her actions and how she also reacts towards Delora on Fritz route, Lucette comes to view Delora as a mother figure in return.
  • Not So Different: Her and Lucette after Lucette reforms and defrosts. Parfait even points it out (though Delora denies it)
    "I'm beginning to think you and Delora are alike. You're both stubborn and have good in you, but hide it behind sarcasm"
  • Turn the Other Cheek: Despite everything Hildyr did and took away from her, Delora isn't out for revenge , only curses Lucette when it becomes clear she is in danger of becoming just like her mother to try and help her realize her mistakes and change, (and to avoid another war), not out of any malice, and her playful teasing of Lucette is just that.

Be strong, and be kind, Lucette
  • Cooldown Hug: Gives one to Lucette in Fritz route after Delora is badly injured while defending Lucette and dies Lucette loses it completely and starts not only crying but screaming in anguish and grief. Parfait, who is also crying but a lot more controlled, eventually just grabs Lucette and pulls her into a tight hug to calm her down.
  • Go Out with a Smile: In the routes where she dies she does so while smiling gently and reassuringly at Lucette.
  • Healing Hands: Fairies have the ability to use healing magic, although even they can only heal so much damage.
  • Ill Girl: She's been weak and sickly ever since the great war 4 years before the start of the game, emphasized by her Exhausted Eye Bags. Her weakened state leads to her being the only character who dies in multiple routes, though she does manage to pull through a couple of them.
  • Light Feminine Dark Feminine: The light feminine to Delora's dark.
  • Nice Girl: Parfait is kind, patient and friendly. Even when injured or worse, her first action is to reassure others.
  • Our Fairies Are Different: Fairies in this setting are of normal height and do not have wings.
  • Rose-Haired Sweetie: She has pink hair and is generally optimistic and cheerful.
  • Pacifism Backfire Part of her backstory. One of the reasons she feels guilty and at times claims blame and apologizes to Lucette for everything she went/is going through, is that after Hildyr turned evil she had the chance to kill Hildyr and stop her reign of terror permanently, but didn't because she still cared about her and didn't want to believe she was beyond redemption. Her mercy, while good intentioned, led to many more lives being lost.
    "I didn't have the heart to stop Hildyr, if only I had defeated her back then, none of this would have happened."
  • We Used to Be Friends: Used to be close friends with Hildyr from childhood right up until Hildyr's corruption and Face–Heel Turn.

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Impressive you were able to learn this deadly and painful magic in such a short time.
Lucette's mother, Hildyr.

  • Abusive Parent: Not physically, but Hildyr was emotionally and mentally manipulative towards Lucette, keeping her isolated from anyone except her, forbidding her to leave the castle, or even her room sometimes, and abruptly ending any friendships Lucette attempted to make as soon as she found out. She will also not hesitate to render Lucette an Empty Shell and forcibly absorb her magic when Lucette refuses to co-operate with her in Waltz's bad ending. She forces Lucette to practice using her powers by torturing/killing animals in Fritz route and gets annoyed when Lucette is upset by this. And finally, she has been steadily erasing her daughter's memories to turn her into a "perfect shell".
  • Betrayal by Offspring: Lucette ends up betraying her all the routes she's prominent in, not excluding Fritz's route, in which Lucette originally sides with her. Eventually, like all the others, she sees the evil in her mother's actions and turns on her. Even the routes where she's not present in the plot, Lucette denounces Hildyr's actions and strives not to be like her.
  • Evil Former Friend: To Parfait, as they'd once been close friends by Parfait's own admission.
  • Evil Matriarch: She is very controlling and manipulative towards Lucette and deliberately kept her isolated from everyone, including her father.
  • Even Evil Can Be Loved: In Fritz' route, Lucette admits it's difficult to picture herself hurting her mother despite all the horrible things she's done both to her, and in general.
  • Fallen Hero: Hildyr used to be a good witch before her corruption and Face–Heel Turn; the massive witch hunt on her people drove her mad, and she began killing humans and cursing them.
  • Faux Death: Her "death" was actually not that final after all. Instead, she had locked away her soul and body within the Tenebararum to be revived once Lucette inherits and relinquishes her power back to her. This only comes to fruition in the unlockable routes; Rumpel's only acknowledges it through dialogue, whereas Rod's and Karma's skirt around it completely (albeit, with some hints toward it the player will only understand after playing the other routes).
  • Fisticuff-Provoking Comment: In Fritz's route she mocks Garlan for being Jurien's "pet", causing Jurien to fly off the handle and attack her.
  • Follow in My Footsteps: She expects Lucette to do this.
  • God Save Us from the Queen!: She hates humans, and there's good reason all the citizens of Angielle are absolutely terrified of her.
  • Lady of Black Magic: She uses several offensive spells that end in fatalities or extreme injuries.
  • The Man Behind the Man: To Mythros, who outside of Karma's route, is posed as the Big Bad in the first 3 routes. Turns out that reviving Hildyr was his plan all along and she is a much, much bigger threat than he ever was.
  • Offing the Offspring: In one route when Lucette fails to comply with the above, Hildyr happily absorbs all her daughters magical powers leaving her an emotionless shell with no will of her own at all, and unable to do anything other than mindlessly agree with everything Hildyr says to her. Technically she is still alive, but only in body.
  • Posthumous Character: In the first 3 routes.
  • The Unfettered: Is completely ruthless and will do whatever it takes to achieve her goal ,no matter how cruel or violent. She has no hesitation at all to kill, and her corruption has turned her into a Sadist who is amused by and enjoys the suffering and fear she causes.
  • Rapunzel Hair: She has extremely long hair.
  • Slasher Smile: When Hildyr murders Alcaster on Waltz's route and then uses the fear and panic of the crowd to fuel the Tenembrarum, she does so with a completely deranged and "inhumanely wide" grin.
  • Significant Green Eyed Red Head: Red haired, green eyed, and is the main antagonist.
  • The Svengali: To Mythros, and formerly to Waltz. More Evil Mentor towards Lucette.
  • They Died Because of You: Hildyr seems to have a habit of telling the loved ones of people she's killed this. For example she tells Delora it was her fault she murdered her daughter Loreah in Fritz's route. In Waltz's bad ending, she also tells Waltz it's his fault Lucette is now a lifeless shell at her hands, because he made Lucette care about him and she would never have tried to save him otherwise.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: Mythros spends years working to revive her? She thinks absolutely nothing of killing him the moment he fails her, without even a thanks for his efforts.
  • Walking Spoiler: The fact that she's even alive isn't revealed to be possible until Rumpel's route, and doesn't come to fruition until you've played one of the unlockable routes.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Her victims include Delora's 10 year old child and Waltz's siblings.
  • You Have Failed Me: Kills Mythros because of this, despite him being incredibly loyal to her.

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