Taking place one year after Nightmare's defeat, Cappy Town is visited by a jester named Marx who intends to rule with eight ancient mystical stones called Dream Stones. Meanwhile, a force far more terrible than Nightmare arrives, known as Dark Matter. Kirby sets out with friends to locate all the Dream Stones to hopefully defeat Marx, the Dark Matter and even a mechanical clone!
This fanfic provides examples of:
- Anti-Villain: Mecha Kirby is revealed to be this.
- Barrier Maiden Queen Fairy has been keeping Overlord Zero trapped in her body for an unknown number of years.
- Big Good: Meta Knight and General Dee share this role.
- Demonic Possession: Like in the games, the Dark Matter does this to their victims. This also applies to those that defeat each member of the Rainbow Knights.
- Demoted to Extra: Tuff and nearly every recurring character in the anime has gotten less focus in this fanfic.
- Doomed Hometown: Mecha Kirby attacks Cappy Town soon after upgrading himself into Alpha Mecha Kirby. And is first to fall under Dark Matter territory.
- Doorstopper: This fanfic has 47 chapters. All of them combined is 267 thousand words!
- Enemy Mine: King Dedede joins Kirby's party after being freed from the Dark Matter's Possession. The same goes for Escargoon later.
- Final Boss, New Dimension: In a fanfic sense. Once Overlord Zero gets hold of all the Dream Stones, he enters the Realm of Dreams. Kirby follows suit. And cue the remainder of the Sequential Boss.
- Running Gag:
- Kirby setting off a trap either by pressing a button, or pulling a lever.
- Ever time Kirby spots a rare weapon, he tries to obtain it. Only to be stopped by Meta Knight, telling him that he's not ready to wield it. all to prevent Kirby from being corrupted.
- Status Quo Is God: Despite Ribbon politely kicking out Tokkori. Kirby still sleeps on the tree. And despite being nicer, Dedede is still a bit mischievous.