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Visual Novel / Mystic Destinies: Serendipity of Aeons

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Will your new fate be one of tragedy or serendipity?
Mystic Destinies: Serendipity of Aeons is a Visual Novel / Otome Game created by Aeon Dream Studios for PC. The main character, default name Tsubasa Fujimoto, is a twenty year old college student who finds out that her mother is a sorceress cursed with immortality. She created the protagonist from alchemy to be a homunculus, or an artifical human, so she could pass on her curse. After a ritual to transfer her powers, she disappears and forces the protagonist to figure out her new sorceress powers on her own. After an outburst of her power, she discovers the supernatural world and has to choose one of five partners to help her get control of her new powers.

There is also a sequel in development, called Mystic Destinies: Echoes, which will feature a new protagonist and five of the antagonists from the first game as romance options.

Tropes specific to this game:

  • All Myths Are True: A lot of mythological creatures actually exist in the game, such as phoenixes, vampires, demigods, and demons.
  • Cherry Blossoms: A couple of Hikaru's scenes happen in a forest of cherry blossoms, and there are even two C Gs of cherry blossoms.
  • Curse Escape Clause: The heroine's mother figures out she can get rid of her curse of immortality by transferring it to her daughter.
  • Dominant Species Genes: Half dragons can only mate with humans, and the children are always dragons. In fact, no matter how many generations of half dragons are born, the dragon blood never gets weaker.
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  • Downer Ending: Any of the bad endings qualify as this.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: Most of the routes have a lot of bad things happening that the heroine and love interest have to overcome before they have their happy ending.
  • Elemental Barrier: Most of the supernatural characters and the protagonist herself can make these to protect themselves from magic attacks.
  • Fantastic Drug: There are supernatural drugs that are safe for supernaturals, but humans can still take them. Although they give humans extra strength, stamina, and speed, they are extremely addictive and dangerous.
  • The Fair Folk: The Fae exist in this world, and mostly live in Avalon.
  • Green Eyes Take Warning: Sorceresses' eyes turn green permanently when their powers emerge. It's so well known that an old saying is "Green eyes bring fury."
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  • Half-Human Hybrid: There are families of half dragons of various elements, created by a half dragon and a human breeding.
  • Human Disguise: Most of the supernaturals in the game have a glamour that hides their true form and makes them look human.
  • Instant Costume Change: Using a gear crystal instantly changes your outfit to your magical armor. The protagonist even compares it to magical girl anime costume changes.
  • Invisible to Normals: The supernatural district, Chouwa, is hidden from humans eyes and can only be entered by supernaturals. There are various entrances throughout the regular city.
  • Land of Faerie: The Fae live in Avalon, which is in a different realm than the human world.
  • Magical Accessory: Gear crystals, which are placed in jewelry or other things, have enchantments put on them to strengthen magic or control.
  • Masquerade: The supernatural world is hidden from most humans. Only other supernaturals and friends of supernaturals know about it.
  • Microtransactions: You pay separately for each character's route and epilogue.
  • Multiple Endings: Each route has three good endings and several bad endings. The good endings are called Mystic, Passionate, and Dark.
  • Our Dragons Are Different: Full blooded dragons have not been seen in many years, but they do still exist in the world. They also created half dragons.
  • Our Homunculi Are Different: The protagonist is one of these, created through alchemy by a sorceress.
  • The Phoenix: Phoenixes are a race in the game, but have lost their power of rebirth for reasons they don't know.
  • Red Light District: The red light district in Chouwa is Yoru, where the more shady supernaturals hang out and sometimes do business in.
  • Snow Means Love: Happens on Tatsuya's route. They're walking together when it starts to pour the rain. Tatsuya turns the rain into snow, and there's a CG of them close together while it's snowing.
  • Soul Jar: The heroine has to use one of these in Hikaru's route, when he gets his soul blown into pieces.
  • The Bad Guy Wins: In a couple of bad endings, particularly Shou and Tatsuya's bad endings.
  • Thermal Dissonance: Ice dragons don't really feel the cold, and their skin is naturally colder than humans. They even eat their food cold.
  • Training the Gift of Magic: Hagiwara University is all about letting mages and supernaturals train their powers to become stronger and more efficient at magic.
  • What Measure Is a Non-Human?: The protagonist goes through this when she finds out she's a Homonculus, or an artifical human.
  • Wizarding School: There's a separate, hidden part of Hagiwara College where they train mages and supernatural beings.
  • Year Outside, Hour Inside: Not as drastic as years, but the time in the Fae realm of Avalon runs quicker than the outside world.


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