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The Living Legends are series of hidden object games based on classic fairy tales with much Darker and Edgier twists developed by 4 Friends Games (later renamed Friendly Fox) and distributed by Big Fish Games.

    The games in the series 
  • Living Legends: Ice Rose — the first game in the series based on "The Snow Queen". You play as a girl whose lover, Edward Grand, went missing after uncovering tragedy at the frozen town of Rosemount. Journey throughout the land to stop the Ice Queen from succeeding in her goal and save your beloved. A remastered version has been released.

  • Living Legends: Frozen Beauty - based on the Snow White fairy tale. You play as the older sister of a girl named Elizabeth. Elizabeth is chosen to become the queen's successor and both of you set off to live in the palace. However, something in the world is too good to be true and you must save your sister from the queen's nefarious plan. A remastered version has been released.

  • Living Legends: Wrath of the Beast - based on Goldilocks and the Three Bears. You play as Goldlocks' son who must save the town of Fortress from the attack of the bears from the forest while uncovering the truth behind your mother's death.

  • A fourth game Living Legends: Bound by Wishes is based on Rumpelstiltskin. You play as Grace Thorne, who journeys to Wishville to find her husband Jack. Once there, she must uncover the secrets of the town and its Mayor, Tom, as roses guard something beyond the walls.

  • The fifth game Living Legends: Beasts of Bremen is based on The Bremen Town Musicians and elements of Rapunzel. You play as Emily Dorner, whose sister Rosabella is an aspiring musician attending Bremen's festival. But when a dark fog blankets the town and people are turning into animals, you must uncover what sinister magic is at play.

  • The sixth game Living Legends: Uninvited Guests is based on Beauty and the Beast. You play as Kate Petite, who is attending the wedding of her cousin, Prince Leo. But your reunion is derailed by the appearance of a mysterious beast in the castle that controls everything in its walls. You must break into the castle to find out what happened to your cousin and the guests.

  • The seventh game Living Legends: Fallen Sky is based on Jack and the Beanstalk and Puss in Boots. You play as Jackie Grant, whose brother Edward is a botanist and has invited you to Etherfall to hear about his latest discovery of magic beans. But when you find him missing and the land attacked by a giant, you must track down a collection of stolen magical items to set things right in the Sky Kingdom and save your brother.

  • The eighth game Living Legends: The Crystal Tear is based on Cinderella. You play as Jannet Carrel, whose friend Anna is getting married to Prince Nicholas of the Crystal Kingdom. But when midnight strikes, the castle and its inhabitants are engulfed in crystals. With the curse threatening everything, you must uncover the hidden story behind the crystal slipper to save your friend.

  • The ninth game "Living Legends: Voice of the Sea" is based on The Little Mermaid. You play as Amber, whose brother Adam is a captain of a ship and has invited you to Sunshine Island to celebrate Neptune Day, which celebrates the union between the people of the land and the merfolk. But instead, you find the island being cursed by the merfolk after the death of one of their own. Can you repair the rift between the merfolk and the residents of Sunshine Island and stopped the curse to save your brother and the residents?

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  • Animate Inanimate Object: Later games give players a sentient object that provides pieces of the Awful Truth behind the stories originally told and items needed to solve puzzles.
  • Darker and Edgier: The games are grimmer than their source materials.
  • Dead All Along: Most of the games have the titular fairytale character be dead for real.
  • Deal with the Devil: Plenty of these in the games, be it because of the supposed or actual antagonist.
    • In the first game, it turned out that the Ice Queen made deal with the Alchemist that if she helps him growing the blue roses and turns the land into eternal winter he'll bring back her parents.
    • In the second game, the Alchemist made a deal with Queen that she'll fetch the Flower of Life from the Gnome Maze for him in exchange for an apple that allows her to be the fairest for all eternity. When the Queen was defeated, he kidnapped Elizabeth and gave the same deal to the protagonist but for her sister's life instead.
    • In the third game, the Alchemist made a deal with Amaretta that if she aids him in resurrecting his beloved Morgana, he'll give her a love potion that bends Jarett's heart to her. He lied.
  • Downer Ending: The series itself is rather fond of this trope.
    • For the original Snow Queen Tale, Kai and Gerda managed to seal the Ice Queen and shattered the mirror that is the source of her power but because of their daughter's curiosity of wanting to meet said Queen they're all doomed.
    • For the original Snow White Tale, the queen succeeded in her goal and took Snow White's youth, froze her soul within her body until the protagonist released her.
    • For the original Rumpelstiltskin Tale, Mayor Tom's contract with Augustine was not optional, and he attempted to kill her to take back his magic spindle.
    • For the original Cinderella tale, the stepmother succeeded in getting her daughter to marry the prince with the help of the fairy godmother while Cinderella was imprisoned under false charges because of the crystal slippers.
  • Scenery Porn: Like other games of this type, each scene is made of highly detailed bitmaps.

     Living Legends: Ice Rose 
  • Adaptational Villainy: The Snow Queen in the Andersen fairy tale was a morally ambiguous character at best, her only crime being taking a boy afflicted by a mirror shard's evil away; the Ice Queen in the game is a much more antagonistic character against the main protagonist, even killing the people who sealed her in a mirror and an innocent girl who unknowingly messed things up.
  • Distressed Dude: Your fiancé Edward, needs to be rescued from the Ice Queen.
  • Endless Winter: The Ice Queen's plan. See Freudian Excuse for her true motives.
  • Freudian Excuse: The real reason of that the Ice Queen tries to turn the world into eternal winter is because she wants to bring back her parents from death.
  • Ghost Town: Rosemount has long since been abandoned after the Ice Queen froze the kingdom in the middle of summer.
  • Harmless Freezing: Averted. Being frozen for a long period of time killed the victims.
  • Human Popsicle: The result of being fatally frozen by the Ice Queen's powers.
  • Human Sacrifice: Rose was used to release the Ice Queen from her imprisonment, allowing her to unleash her wrath and powers against Rosemount and the couple who stopped her years before.
  • Ice Palace: The castle the Ice Queen lived in was not only frozen over, but also became dilapidated over the years.
  • It's All My Fault: Rose blames herself for releasing the Ice Queen because she wanted the ice roses on the grounds of curiosity.
  • No Name Given: Averted for the Ice Queen who is given a name (Angelique Le Roy) here. Played straight with the Alchemist.
  • Orphan's Ordeal: Angelique lost her parents to the plaque when she was only a child.
  • The Power of Love: What helped Gerda save Kai from the Ice Queen decades ago. The protagonist also uses this to save her fiancé from her now.
  • Used to Be a Sweet Kid: It's implied that the Ice Queen used to be a sweet princess capable of love.

     Living Legends: Frozen Beauty 
  • Artifact of Doom: The cursed comb given by the queen to Elizabeth early in the game is this: comb your hair with it and lose your consciousness immediately. Like the original tale, removing the comb will break the spell.
    • The corset ribbon is this as well: the queen used it to bind Snow White's soul, preventing her from ascending to the afterlife.
  • And I Must Scream: Those fall for the queen's deception suffers this fate: being frozen alive and unable to move on to the afterlife should they are full of unfulfilled wish. Near the end of the main game, Elizabeth suffers this but is saved thanks to the queen's defeat.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: As part of the deal with the Alchemist, the queen must allow him to grant one wish for each of those who forfeited their life. It's the only way to defeat the queen, by wishing for her to be the fairest one of all.
  • Beauty Equals Goodness: The Gnomes were firm believers of this, so they placed a spell to prevent anyone except the fairest of all from be able to retrieve the Flower of Life from the maze. The protagonist even lampshades this in her note.
  • Evil Is Petty: A partly justified example: the Queen stole the Gnomes' oil can to prevent them from burning down her magic apple tree.
  • Fairest of Them All: The Queen's ultimate goal in the game is to become this by tricking the fairest of all at the time (Snow White, Three Ladies, Your mother, Elizabeth, and You) into eating a youth-draining magic apple that allows her to do this to you.
  • Irony: The only way to defeat the queen "once and for all" is to wish for her to be the fairest of them all.
  • Kill It with Fire: The only way to destroy the queen's magic apple tree.
  • MacGuffin: The Flower of Life which the Alchemist requires you to obtain from the maze in exchange for your sister in the bonus game.
  • Magic Mirror: As in the original tale, the Queen uses the mirror to locate the fairest maiden in the land in her quest to become the fairest of all. The protagonist successfully destroys it at the behest of the spirit of her mother.
  • Missing Mom: One of the plots in the game is to find out what happened to your mother. She was the last victim of the queen who promised her with wealth should she accepts the deal and her daughters will live in comfort.
  • Mystical White Hair: The mysterious woman holding the magic apple on the screen. It's your mother after being frozen alive.
  • Our Dwarves Are All the Same: Averted. In this case, the dwarfs in this story are replaced by Gnomes, who resemble normal humans anyway.
  • Pimped-Out Dress: The queen not only likes fancy dresses, but she also seems to wait until her victims are dressed to the nines as well. Even Elizabeth gets a pretty fancy dress when she arrives.
  • Pretty in Mink: The queen has an ermine-trimmed cape, and you come across other women wearing fur-trimmed ballgowns.
  • Raven Hair, Ivory Skin: Snow White.
  • Rule of Seven: The Queen's ultimate goal of becoming the fairest for all eternity requires her to drain youth from seven fairest maidens in the world.
  • Sadistic Choice: The queen offers one to Elizabeth to choose between her own life or her sister's that will eat the magic apple. Elizabeth chooses to save you.
  • World's Most Beautiful Woman: Snow White, then the three ladies,your mother, Elizabeth and you. It's also another plot point since only the fairest one of all can receive the Flower of Life from the Gnome Maze.

     Living Legends: Wrath of the Beast 
  • Adaptational Heroism: In the original tale Goldilocks is a girl who snuck into the Bears' house for curiosity. Here, she is the heroine who saved Fortress by sneaking into the Land of Magical Bears and stole the Fury Crystal to save her hometown from the plague.
  • Bears Are Bad News: Subverted. Despite the protagonist's discovery they're a magical bear, they don't attack savagely as to be expected of bears.
  • Genocide from the Inside: Morgana killed many of her fellow bear people with the Fury Crystal, including her parents.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Goldilocks, Sheridan and your daughter Jenny.
  • Happily Adopted: The protagonist is loved deeply loved by Godilocks and Jared despite his mysterious origins and he loves them in turn.
  • Killed Off for Real: After having failed in his last plan to bring back Morgana, the Alchemist committed suicide by falling into lava.
  • Last Minute Hook Up: The protagonist and Sheridan get married at the end of the main game. Their adventure with their daughter Jenny continue in the bonus game.
  • Last of Their Kind: The protagonist and Sheridan are the last of magical bear people after Morgana slaughtered them in her quest for power.
  • Love Makes You Evil: Amaretta's love for Jared drove her to kill her best friend Goldilocks in jealousy and she tried to get rid of you, for that Jared only loves you and Goldilocks.
  • Murder the Hypotenuse: Amaretta killed her friend Goldilocks so she can have Jared for herself.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain: The Alchemist trying to sacrifice Jared caused Amaretta to attack him as that wasn't part of their deal as she wants Jared for herself, giving the protagonist enough time to save Jared and to stop the Alchemist from reviving Morgana.
  • Really Royalty Reveal: It turns out the protagonist is the prince of the magical bear people.
  • The Reveal: The game finally reveals what the Alchemist uses the three Mac Guffins for: they are used to resurrect his lost love, Morgana.
  • Rule of Three: The Alchemist needs three items to revive Morgana from her frozen slumber: The Ice Rose, Magic Apple, and Flower of Life.
  • Self-Made Orphan: Morgana killed her parents with the Fury Crystal.
  • Sibling Murder: What Morgana would've done to the infant protagonist along with the entire bear people had the survivors not stopped her.
  • Spanner in the Works: As it turns out, Goldilocks was the reason that the Alchemist's plan to revive Morgana was delayed due to the fact that she stole the Fury Crystal and used up most of its power to save the people, as well as raised and protect the bear prince (the protagonist) from him.
  • Spirit Advisor: The spirit of Goldilocks guides you on the path to discovering the truth of your origin and how she was killed.

     Living Legends: Bound by Wishes 
  • Adaptational Attractiveness: Rumpelstiltskin
  • Adaptational Heroism: The miller from the original tale of Rumpelstiltskin was a liar who boasted that his daughter could spin straw into gold. Here, the miller Hans is portrayed as a loving father to his daughter Augustine and a good husband to his wife Martha.
  • Adaptational Villainy: The original tale has Rumpelstiltskin showing the Queen some mercy by allowing her to guess his name in exchange for not taking her child. Mayor Tom's contract of taking Augustine's son in exchange for his spindle, however, is not "optional".
  • Art Evolution: The 3D movies are now done smoother than in the previous games.
  • Big "NO!": Tom, once Augustine took over his power as the Wish Master.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: Played with as it is not what you wish for that is the problem but what contract you can fulfill for that wish. Also, if you somehow cannot fulfill your deal, then your wish will be revoked upon your death until someone fulfil it for you.
  • Disney Villain Death: Once Augustine claimed the power of the Wish Master from Tom, she had the roses throw him out of the tower.
  • Exact Words: The Rose Casket's power can defend Augustine from anyone but not anything as shown when she was poisoned by Tom's spinning stick
  • Foreshadowing: Mayor Tom's insignia is a capitalized "R" foreshadowing that his true name is Rumpelstiltskin
  • Happily Married: Grace and Jack love each other deeply and are willing to go to great lengths to save each other.
  • I Just Want to Be Special: Due to being the youngest son of the five brothers, Prince Phillipe wanted to be recognized as a hero of everyone which Mayor Tom granted his wish of being the hero of Wishvale in exchange for exterminating the Rose Beasts around the town. The bonus game also reveals that this was the exact reason why Tom wanted to become the Wish Master in the first place.
  • Laser-Guided Karma
  • Reused Character Design: Mrs.Violet from the Mayor's notebook is clearly Aloise from Immortal Love: Letter from the Past. Several portraits found in this game are also characters from the previous games.
  • Really Royalty Reveal: Jack is the long-lost son of Augustine and George, and thus the prince of the fallen kingdom.
  • Shout-Out: Prince Phillipe is named after Prince Phillip from Sleeping Beauty.
  • Something About a Rose: Wishvale is a town renowned for beautiful yet demonic roses in which the villagers fear them. They are the manifestation of the Rose Casket's power to protect Augustine from Tom.
  • Spanner in the Works: By wishing for Tom's magic spindle, Augustine basically took half of Tom's power as the Wish Master. Also, Martha's wish to prolong Augustine's life delayed Tom's plan of reclaiming his spindle for a few decades until he found Jack.
  • The Chosen One: Mayor Tom claimed that Jack is the one destined to vanquish the roses of Wishvale.
  • Your Days Are Numbered: The protagonist herself will die the moment that her husband Jack failed to fulfill his end of the deal with Tom or dies himself.

     Living Legends: Beasts of Bremen 
  • Adult Fear: Rapunzel's family often have to leave her home alone in order to support themselves. During one of those times, Rapunzel was tried by the townspeople and locked up in the tower because she was considered a threat without their knowledge. When they came home, all they know is that Rapunzel is missing and nobody would tell them what happened to her.
  • Baleful Polymorph: The performers at the Bremen music festival, including Emily's sister Rosabella, were cursed with animalistic features as part of Rapunzel's revenge.
  • Girl in the Tower: Rapunzel, but it was against her will because the townsfolk believed she was a threat because of her ability to use magic.
  • Identical Twin Mistake: Near the beginning of the game, a freshly cursed Theodore mistakes Emily for her twin, Rosabella.
  • Music Soothes the Savage Beast: Only a special melody can make the fog retreat and weaken the Mistress of Fog's power. It is later revealed that the melody is a lullaby that Rapunzel's family used to play for her.
  • Ominous Fog: Purple fog, to be exact.
  • Polar Opposite Twins: Emily and Rosabella, primarily in their pursuits growing up.
  • Rescue Romance: Averted hard. In the bonus game, after the prince acquired the artifacts Rapunzel asked of him, she doesn't leave the tower with him as he had hoped. Instead, she casts a spell to make him forget everything that happened.
  • Revenge: Rapunzel uses the fog and the artifacts to get her revenge on the town of Bremen for her wrongful imprisonment.
  • Together in Death: Rapunzel is reunited with the spirits of her family after being calmed by the lullaby played by the musicians.
  • Vengeful Ghost: Rapunzel, very much so.
  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: Often mistreated for being different thanks to her magic, Rapunzel was forcefully taken away from her loving family and locked up in a tower. She spends the rest of her time in the tower hoping that her family would come to rescue her but they didn't and she dies alone. All she wanted after death was revenge against Berman and rebuild her family.

     Living Legends: Uninvited Guests 
  • Act of True Love: Beatrix uses the magic roses to trade half her life to restore Leo.
  • Baleful Polymorph: Leo was accidentally turned into a beast via magic potion which was meant for Beatrix. Clara also turns into a beast during the bonus chapter as the price she had to pay if the curse that turned Leo into a beast was broken.
  • Cain and Abel: Clara and Beatrix, but the latter didn't know this.
  • Caring Gardener: Fleur has cared for the castle garden, even tasked with caring for the Magic Rose before things went wrong in the castle.
  • Domino Revelation: As each Soul Stone is used with the Mirror, it becomes clearer and clearer who the culprit behind the events really is, thus exposing Clara's malice.
  • The Dutiful Son: Radford's son, Robert, trained to become a knight in order to support his family.
  • Engineered Public Confession: Using the magic mirror and Clara's Soul Stone in public, the mirror reveals Clara's true nature and revealed to everyone not only her attempts to get rid of Beatrix but also that Leo was turned into a beast because of a potion meant for her sister and lied about everything that happened.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Clara
  • Greater-Scope Villain: Abigail. She was the one who gave the Magic Rose to Radford to save his wife and the then unborn Beatrix with his wife deciding to sacrifice her life to save Beatrix, making Clara distraught about the loss of her mother. Her grief allowed her to be manipulated by Abigail, who wanted to get revenge on Radford and the royal family for imprisoning her, using her powers to remove Clara's happy memories of her family and manipulating Clara so her feelings towards Beatrix grow into hatred for "taking" her mother away leading to the events of the story.
  • Like Brother and Sister: Kate and Leo are cousins, but looked after each other like brother and sister as children.
  • Magic Mirror: This one can read the nature of an individual when a Soul Stone is provided and shares the stories of each owner.
  • Missing Mom: Radford's wife died after giving birth to Beatrix, sacrificing her life so her daughter would live.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain: Clara giving the player Beatrix's Soul Stone only served to help them find Beatrix and acquire part of Clara's Soul Stone to expose her.
  • Old Retainer: Lorette the maid, who oversaw Leo's care as a child. She also filled in as a caring Parental Substitute.
  • Papa Wolf: Radford would do anything to protect his children from the Beast.
  • Sibling Murder: What Clara had tried to do to Beatrix many times to no avail because a mysterious force protects her.
  • Undying Loyalty: The servants of the castle are very loyal to Leo and even when Leo was turned into the beast they still remained by his him.
  • Youngest Child Wins: Beatrix won the heart of Prince Leo.

     Living Legends: Fallen Sky 
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: The giant in the original Jack and the Beanstalk was a cruel giant who loves eating humans, even grinding their bones to make bread. In Fallen Sky, he's actually decent and just wants to protect the cursed treasures from hurting anyone. The only reason he ever attempts any harm is because the mayor forced him to work for him.
  • Cursed Item: The treasures of the Cloud Kingdom.
  • Curse Escape Clause: The only way to undo the curse on the victims is to return the treasures back to the chest.
  • Floating Continent: The Cloud Kingdom
  • Freudian Excuse: The mayor wanted to revive Etherfall which was in severe decline by stealing the cursed treasures Jack found. However, it doesn't excuse him from endangering the people he loves and hates as well as using a giant to get rid of anyone who gets in his way.
  • Good Victims, Bad Victims: Jack, Candy, Tom, and Peter are among the victims of the cursed treasures, with the latter two regretting accepting a portion from the mayor. The same can't be said for Mayor Smith and Grace, though.
  • Greed: The mayor's fatal flaw, which endangered Etherfall in the first place.
  • Journey to the Sky: Jackie attempts this more than once, often being impeded by Mayor Smith before Grace became a problem.
  • Kidnapped Scientist: Jackie's brother, Edward, was held prisoner by Mayor Smith because he tried to help Candy find a way to reach the Cloud Kingdom so she can rescue Jack.
  • Magic Wand: One of the cursed treasures taken from the chest that is coveted by Grace.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Grace, desperate to get the magic wand back, convinced Jack to go to the Cloud Kingdom in exchange for all the treasure he could want. But when he wouldn't go back after his first trip, she manipulated the mayor into traveling to the Cloud Kingdom and claim the treasures for himself, but he didn't bring back the wand as she demanded.
  • Mayor Pain: Mayor Smith becomes such a Jerkass the moment he got hold of the treasures, even trying to hinder Jackie from breaking the curse.
  • No Name Given: Averted. The hat and boot-wearing cat in 'Puss In Boots' wasn't given a proper name. In the game, he is called Basil.
    • The giant in the game is called Rufus.
  • Parental Marriage Veto: Mayor Smith refused to let Candy marry Jack on the grounds of being poor. He went so far as to try to set his daughter up with Peter as her husband.
  • Reused Character Design: In one of the hidden object scenes, Ursula from Immortal Love: Blind Desire is seen. The image of the Alchemist from the earliest 'Living Legends' games is also seen.
  • Talking Animal: Basil the cat, the giant's friend and guardian of the cursed treasures.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: Even when Jackie removes the goose's curse inflicted on Mayor Smith, he still thinks she and her brother are hindering his plot.

     Living Legends: The Crystal Tear 
  • Animate Inanimate Object: A talking clock Jannet picks up provides the truth over the course of the story.
  • Cosmic Retcon: Jannet's intervening for Cinderella caused the events that would've happened over the years to never happen at all.
  • Evil Me Scares Me: Past Cinderella is horrified at what her future self had become and what length she'd do to get revenge.
  • Gemstone Assault: When Cinderella's curse is unleashed, the castle is covered in crystal, affecting all in its path.
  • Gem Tissue: What happens to anyone who hasn't undergone Baleful Polymorph the moment the curse is unleashed.
  • The Girl Who Fits This Slipper: It's a tradition in the kingdom to test bridal candidates via fitting into the crystal slippers.
  • Glass Slipper: The glass slippers are the source of the trouble that kicked off the main game in the first place.
  • Karma Houdini: The stepmother never got punished for her ruining Cinderella's life and poisoning the prince.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: The fairy godmother's attempt "protect" the kingdom eventually got Cinderella thrown into the crystal mines against her will where she would spend the rest of her life but not before learning enough magic to return back from the dead and curse the kingdom alongside getting the Prince killed after he catches on what happened.
  • Portal to the Past: Jannet uses one to travel into the past to stop Cinderella from taking her revenge too far.
  • Screw Destiny: Jannet, rather than letting Cinderella get arrested, decides to take her with her and Anna back to the future.
  • Wicked Stepmother: Taken Up to Eleven when she not only tricked the prince into accepting her daughter as his bride and locking up Cinderella in the crystal mines for the rest of her life, but she later poisoned the prince.
  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: Poor Cinderella. She just wanted to find a chance to escape her abusive stepfamily by going to the ball. After her family ruined her chances of getting to the ball by ripping up her invitation, she found a pair of crystal slippers which she used to help her to get to the ball, and fell in love with the prince. Her stepmother would later find out that it was Cinderella who got the prince's attention and after locking Cinderella up, told the Fairy Godmother, who erroneously thought Cinderella was an evil sorceress after realizing that the crystal slippers were made of forbidden magic crystal, who created fake slippers that her stepsister used to trick the prince that she was the girl he was looking for and wed him. When Cinderella managed to escape and raced to the palace to stop the wedding, her stepmother had her imprisoned in the crystal mines where she would later die but not before learning magic to plan for her revenge against her stepfamily for destroying her life by cursing the kingdom so she can go back in time to change her fate.

     Living Legends: Voice of the Sea 
  • Artificial Gill: Amber is given a bracelet by the mermaid sisters in order to breathe underwater.
  • The Baby of the Bunch: Ayrine is the youngest of the mermaid sisters and after her supposed "death" most of her sisters swore revenge on the people of Sunshine Island for her death.
  • Deal with the Devil: Ayrine made a deal with the Sea Witch to become human, though if she doesn't get a kiss of true love by midnight she would lose her voice and turn into seafoam. It is later revealed that King Charles also made a deal with the Sea Witch to help Sunshine Island by helping "arrange" a way for him to meet King Neptune and in exchange, he is to reject Ayrine or she would destroy Sunshine Island. All of Ayrine's sisters except for the oldest also made a deal with the Sea Witch to get revenge on Sunshine Island for Ayrine's supposed "death."
  • Flying Dutchman: There is a ship named this in the game, and in the bonus, the chapter would be tied to Davy Jones as Adam's effort to save his life.
  • Interspecies Romance: King Charles falls in love with Ayrine, later Davy Jones falls in love with Ayrine. The latter gets to be together with her in the ocean.
  • Love Triangle: A love triangle exists between King Charles, Ayrine, and Davy Jones with Charles and Jones both in love with Ayrine. While Ayrine was in love with Charles in the beginning, in the end, Ayrine realizes her love for Jones and she ends up with him.
  • Meaningful Name: Davy Jones' name originates from the NauticalFolklore associated with the term 'Davy Jones' Locker', sometimes with ties to the Flying Dutchman.
  • Port Town: Sunshine Island is an island with a port leading out to sea.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Believing Ayrine is dead and it was the people of Sunshine Island's fault, Ayrine's older sisters except for the eldest decided to take revenge on Sunshine Island, turning most of its inhabitants into salt statues and those they deemed the most at fault were cursed into humanoid monsters.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: In The Little Mermaid fairytale, the titular little mermaid couldn't win the prince's love and subsequently died turning into seafoam because she couldn't go through with killing the prince. In the game, the mermaid - Ayrine - not only survives her ordeals, but she also got to be with her true love, that being Davy Jones.
  • Wicked Witch: The sea witch, who is the real cause of Sunshine Island's troubles and who manipulated the mermaid sisters for her own gain.