(Note: This is taken off of the cover of Aria of Sorrow)
The year is 2035 and Soma Cruz is about to witness the first solar eclipse of
the 21st century when he suddenly blacks out only to awaken inside a
mysterious castle. As Soma, you must navigate the caste's labyrinths while
confronting perilous monsters at every turn. But beware, you must escape efore
evil consumes you!
(This is from the game intro)
The year is 2035.
Crowds of spectators are
gathering around in anticipation of
the first full solar eclipse of the
My name is Soma Cruz, and I am
a high school exchange student
studying abroad in Japan.
I live near the Hakuba Shrine,
an ancient shrine with strong
ties to Japanese mythology.
Mina Hakuba, the only daughter of
the shrine's caretaker, is both
my classmate and my choldhood friend.
I started making my way to the
shrine to see the solar eclipse
with Mina. But for some strange
reason, the stairway leading up to
the shrine felt longer than usual,
as if something was trying to keep
us from our destination.
When I finally managed to get
through the the shrine gate, and my senses
began to dim...
The pitch black sun is holding
chaotic darkness together,
trying to rouse a sleeping sould as it
looking for its missing other half...