Princess Lumi has been held captive in the demon lord’s castle situated in a land of everlasting winter.

She hates it. It’s cold, it’s lonely, the food is bad, and there’s literally nothing to do! 

The only good thing about this place is the tea and snacks.

Princess:  "I know I said I’d help you out, but I am exhausted. I'd be willing to do something else though."

Hero(?): "Of course! As long as you don’t kick me out of here."

… These are the days of winter they spent together.

NOTE: This is a separate universe from "The Demon Lord is Mine!"



-20k+ Words

-1 Romance Route

-1 Good Ending + a couple of bad ends

-5 Unique CGs

-Partial Voice Acting (not available for Web Version)

-Bonus POV Side Stories (not available for Web Version)


Art, Coding, Writing: 

Ko-fi | Commissions | Twitter

Voice Acting:

Cethin -Charlie Periard

Demon Butler -Corey Wilder

'Hero' -Reece Bridger

White Mage -Meg TheLovableDork

Black Mage -Erica Sherman


Kevin MacleodSouichi SakagamiJulius HJS Bach

RPGMaker VXAceFelisyan Studios, Orange Free Sounds




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PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux, Android, HTML5
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
(102 total ratings)
GenreVisual Novel
Made withPaint Tool SAI, Ren'Py
TagsAnime, Christmas, Cute, Dating Sim, Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Otome, Romance, Story Rich


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Adorable winter fairytale with a charming cast of characters. The art is so beautiful. I loved the animated sprites and CGs. I enjoyed the Lumi x Cethin romance a lot.

P.S. Reo is a great character, so... + 1 vote for Reo route, I guess XD


PLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAASSSSSSSSSEEEEEEEEEEEEE make a Reo ending, i legit made an account just to ask for one because that's how badly I not only want but NEED one


LOL. He appreciates the effort😉
+1 to Reo's vote 😌



I got the Cethin ending, was there a Reo ending?

I think the Cethin one was the cutest ヽ(•‿•)ノ ever!

I will repeat over and over, THANK YOU ANTA FOR MAKING THIS!


Nope! Only one route. Reo is nonromanceable ;D
...You can try tho XD




+1 Vote for Reo~

this is amazing, i usually dont like set ups like this, but the story line is unlike any other, so - called related stories, i very much like and aquainted with the use of english, especially the folk like lore, the way the bard speaks, personally, although some may not like it, it seems to fit for me, even made for me or people like me who aquire the same taste.

i saw saw coments related- about reo, so personally i like cethin. i'd like to keep his dialogue or the way he speaks, so called for me, fit's right with me, my aquired taste, not so-bland, plain. english but a more complex one. in- tone. im merely hoping there are other people, merely the same taste of in likeness and this is not about adding characthers or so in the story.

i actually like to see men in long hair and i like his skin tone of choice, rather different from others, make's him unique to stand from other's and his personality, muah cheff's kiss. i can see his is not just, or up to that, up to look's. he has depht and not just a wall, of looks. i can see you clearly work on them, as their personality and the way they speak to differ their charactheristics, as i can see the difference with how reo act's and uses to express the way he act's.

Oh do you mean his singing or his manner of speech?
Either way, I'm glad you liked it! ^_^

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As soon as I started the game, my sanity was suddenly shattered by horrifying alien voice work from beyond space and time, culminating in rhymes the sense of which I could not decipher... A femur? A tumor? I do not know. I immediately closed the game and uninstalled the program. I'm afraid to check the global mortality statistics.


this is super impressing! i love the storyline and the art was AMAZING, i absolutely loved the characters and i would really love a route for reo!! i thought the bonus side stories were a nice touch as well

I can see why people like reo,
but can i like, adopt him?-

Im shocked that such a wonderful game is free!! this is the best princess story ı have ever seen :') ıt was amaziiing!! Im glad ı was able to play this beatiful game. thanks for everyone who worked for this game !


I'm glad you liked this enough to earn such a high praise 😭

it was absolutely amezing. if there was more, i would go to it in an instant (even tho it's 3 in the morning for me) :D


Okay i recently played three of your games and I love how you make your characters as well as their designs. The Jester is currently living rent-free in my head haha. I do hope you will go through with the Reo route someday but I throughly enjoyed the Cethin's route. I hope for the very best happy ending for all of them.

very wholesome. Also I see why everyone is begging for Reo xD 

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hi there!!

i believe this is my first time using this website, and your game was an absolutely wonderful introduction to it. the storytelling, the art, and everything in between- absolutely awesome!!

i really appreciate the hard work you put into this game. the fact that you made it all on your own (besides the voice acting, of course, which was also great) is really impressive, and it's something to be proud of. i'm saving the game on my computer in case i ever revisit it :) i went through it again just to see the extra content, and i'm so glad i did because i was introduced to the voice acting through that. i also had to check back to make sure i got all the gallery pictures, and i did! it feels like an achievement lol. i'm sad i reached the end, but i'm so glad for the experience. i would absolutely tip if i could.

do you ever plan on putting out a sequel, whether it be in game form or another, such as a written story? i would personally love to see more of lumi and cethin's interactions as a couple, as well as find out more regarding reo's fate and the future of his friendship with the couple. i totally understand if not, though- i'm sure you have other things going on.

i will probably be coming back to this comment to write more about the game just because i enjoyed it so much.

overall, i absolutely adore your game and i know that i will be thinking about it for a long time!!


Thanks for taking the time to comment ^_^

There is quite a demand for Reo's route, but I still couldn't promise that I'll do his; so yes, there is a chance to revisit this story, but again, no promises.


Hello, I really enjoyed your game and all of the time and effort put into it!! It was a great length and had enough choices to keep the VN part of it alive. I really loved each character from the bottom of my heart, and while you can definately add my vote to the list of people voting for a Reo route I know that something like this takes a lot of time, effort, and planning. So thank you for continuing to release your wonderful games, and especially for free. Everything you make is absolutely riviting to play! Cethlin was an adorable character that grew a good amount, it was fun to watch how he developed over the course of the game! It really surpried me when you pulled out his new tallent during the end and i'm pretty sure my mind imploded with how much sense it made!! Over all the tale was just so endearing and sweet! Thank you once again!!

(Seriously though, we can Propose to Reo in the first choice of the game but can't get a happily ever after with him? Sad days...) lol I'm joking iof course


Aww thanks! 

(About that... Reo was originally supposed to be an 'add-on route', under the condition that I finish the main route early for the game jam, but I didn't finish early enough, thus being able to 'propose' to him early on ;D )


Lol it was a great easter-egg! Not going to lie, I played through the first part of the game all the way up to the sick scene at least three times trying to see if it was a hidden secret route lol! I'm still shocked how quickly you managed to get this out, especially with how polished it is!! You did a great job!

There is... actually... a hidden... 'demo route' 😏

What!? And I missed it!? Whelp, time to go play the game for five hour straight. What a shame 😁 thanks for letting me know!

I LOVE THIS IT WAS CUTE.. reo please,, I need you ...


The game was so cute (as are all your games haha)! I'm BEGGING for a Reo route. Add my vote for it pls!

Thanks! I love fluff and cute =w=

+1 to the vote!


This game was so much fun to play! I especially liked the cutscenes that we got to see a few times. Though honestly, even though I find Cethin cute, the demon butler caught my attention the second I saw him lol. So I NEED a Reo route!!

(P.S. I only created an account so I could vote for a Reo route :D So def. consider it if you get the chance in the future!)


Oh wow, now that's dedication.

I am considering it. We'll see 🤭

(In case (only IF in case) I'll be working on it, I'll be announcing it on a devlog or on Twitter) 


Aa thanks for your reply :DD! And only ,if only,  you decide to work on it i'll be waiting for your announcement!

I miss Reo... He was a nice companion and plus I would consider him if Cethin didnt arrive

Reo was definitely fun to write 🤭

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Seriously, thank you so much for making this game for free! The art is really pretty, I especially love how the color scheme and texture make it feels like I am reading an old fairy tale book. As for the story, I love the twists you make about the princess in tower trope! The music and VA also make the story feel more alive (is that make sense?). And quoting Reo, Lumi and Cethin are so sickeningly cute that it gives me diabetes.

Just like a lot of people, I also hope there's a possibility to date our sassy wingman in the future. I don't want to break the already sailing Lumi Cethin ship, so maybe with different heroine in a different game? 👀


Thanks for taking the time to post a long comment! ^_^

I know that feel, but alas, such is the nature of otome XD.

Reo is definitely a recurring OC of mine, and he will have the tendency to appear in my other games (he cameo'd as a child in Tales of Misteria, and will be an NPC in a WIP game)... although he'll always appear with a different background, personality and name and won't necessarily be an LI =3=


How you gonna have a sassy butler and not let me smooch him? The audacity!

Hehe >:D
//adds that to butler vote.

ngl the music is kinda cool aswell 

Thanks! Only one music track was custom made, but it was still an effort picking the rest ;D 

THIS GAME WAS AMAZING!!!! the art, the humor, the story  line and the amazing ending  i just could not take my eyes off this game.

Aww thanks! ^_^

That was so sweet! I loved the good end!

Thanks! ^_^

Atlast a legend developer again have an andriod version im so happy HHAHAAH

I try to make them as accessible as I possible ^_^

THIS is great! You did wonderful! I'm also excited for the possible route for Reo as a candidate ^.^ hehe. Thank you!


Another +1 to our butler then =w=

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This game is amazing! I really enjoyed it!! The story and everything else is awesome!!! Great job!! <)

Also I'm another candidate for Reo's rote :DD

Happy you enjoyed it ^_^ <3

Another +1 then OvOb

Is there going to be a walkthrough? I can never get good endings without them (i think i might be cursed)

There are only two bad ends (if I remember correctly).

Just make sure to save before choices and pick the other option after loading. It's coded so that the specific choice right before the bad end is what leads it to the bad end, so the choices before those aren't the cause for the bad end. Early choices still do affect some dialogue later down the line.

There is one missable CG/scene if you pick the wrong choices early on. The CG gallery (clicking the missed CG slot) will give you a clue on what choices you missed.

I hope this helps ^^"

It does a lot, thanks! 


I LOVE YOUR GAME! I love the humor, the art, everything. Thank you sooooooooo much for creating such a good game <3.

I'm glad you enjoyed it! ^_^
Thanks so much for the support! >w<


I picked up this game because I was feeling really down and desperately needed something short and sweet. And wow I am so glad I found this game! The story and character interactions were just so fun and fluffy it cheered me up right away. I love how sweet Lumi and Cethin are together. Their relationship just felt so warm and comforting to me. The light hearted tone really helped to distract me with some of the darker thoughts I was dealing with at the time. Thank you for making such an amazing game <3

PS. I'd be beyond ecstatic to see a Reo route in the future  if you're up for it, I absolutely adored his character :D


Aww, I'm really glad this cheered you up! 

Another +1 to Reo then :>

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I downloaded this game because of that one review that says the MC is delusional... In a good way, and never regretted it one bit! The story and the characters are not only entertaining but also cute (except the Demon Lord, that thing is freaky). And as much as I love Cethin and Lumi together, I'm also curious about how Reo's route will turn out. So yep, add me to the list!

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Thanks for giving the game a chance and glad you enjoyed! ^_^

Another +1 to Reo's route ;D


fuckk i thought demon butler was a girl

I loved this game! It was so cute with an interesting characters and story! Good work :D 

Thanks! Glad you liked it ^_^


oh god,that was so cute,Cethin is just so precious aaah.Also Demon buttker needs a route,he is cool.


This game is so fun! Even with the limited dialogue options, i feel immersed in the story! I also love how flustered our dark elf friend gets :]

I'm glad you had fun! ^_^

This is a very pretty game. It is funny, but sweet at the same time. Please let Reo be a love interest in future games.

Thanks! ^_^

Reo is indeed likely to appear in future games (whether he'll be a love interest or not is debatable =w=). He actually also appeared as a child character in another of my games, though that one wasn't an otome ;P


i really enjoyed the  game, the art is nice, its funny but also deep at the same time because of Lumi's feelings and cethin is srsly cute XD but damn i want a demon butler route😩💖


Thanks, glad you enjoyed ^_^

+1 to demon butler route~


                             Hello good game creator here checking up to see how many butler route votes we have. Tell me im currently stuck with my cat holding my arm i cannot scroll down and count (also lazy) this is a request or i will need to send my cat after you. /J

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Spoilers. Spoilers everywhere.

MC was delusional, which could have oh so easily turned into an annoyance to the readers... but it was explained so well and made into something so understandable, that it made her seem stronger for it.

There was a sudden tone shift in Cerim's battle with the demon lord because the music changed drastically... But it wasn't jarring. It felt dramatic and well-placed, because of the opening motif. Well done. Also, even more about the climactic scene, Cerim legit was made to seem cool. With Reo narrating WHY Cerim was cool, MC showing such intrigue and Cerim's own poetry making a very bold statement, I was absolutely floored. 

I'm so used to shit-post visual novels, or otomes that are a sinful indulgence in chiches and tropes- and this one indulges in tropes and cliches, alright! But it felt like it was done masterfully.

I am so happy that I played this game, I am so excited that I've found something like this. 

Thank you so so much for making this game, I had SO much fun, it was unreal. Thank you. I am definitely going to check out the one game of you guys which I haven't checked out yet (Haha, I just realised I'd also played your muder mystery game and "The demon lord is mine")

I hope you have a great day, Anta.


Thanks for the support, I'm glad you enjoyed! ^_^


Ngl, your first line scared me XD

The MC was admittedly the one I struggled with the most when I was writing the story. I kept going back to her editing lines, especially her earlier ones... and it kept me from proceeding with the story ^^"

I was worried about that music piece when I snuck it in, since I knew that it's different compared to the other pieces in the game. I'm glad the tonal shift worked out for you. The shift was quite intentional; I was even joking to myself during production how this was going from shoujo to shonen for the climax. The MC and Reo's side commentary was even meant to be a shonen side character battle commentary XP 

A late response from a face-less mob fan character, here.

THANK YOU FOR RESPONDING AAAHHH and sorry for scaring you with the spoiler thingXD I just put it there in case anyone else wanted to read my comment before playing the game lol

i really enjoyed this game <3

Thanks, glad you did! ^_^

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