"When you came to the Surface, when Monsterkind rose above from the Underground, everything - no matter how gloomy and dark it could get - was joyous and bright to you all. And as long as there's love, hope, and compassion to be shared, Monsters will rise higher and higher, shoot for the stars even. As long as the sun is beaming on your backs, anything is truly possible."
It has been ten years since the Barrier was broken. You are a 24-year old human who becomes the personal assistant of the human ambassador of Monsters. You end up doing, being so much more.
This is the story of hardship and discrimination.
This is the story of hopes and dreams.
This is the story of every Monster from the Underground when they came Above and the seven humans that aid them.
- Part 1 of Above and Below
Frisk was living on the surface with their new family. Everything was perfect except, the dreams that seem to belong to someone else.
Something is left undone. The past is pulling them back.
The world is reset, everything is undone.
Somehow, they have to break the cycle and save everyone, and themselves.
spoilers for the entire game, especially the true pacifist ending, this is not a novelization of the game although it follows the game story for the first few chapters. Now Complete.
occurring or existing before a particular war
In which The War hasn't happened (yet), Monsters are still living on the surface, and one ragtag group of friends is just trying their best to survive amidst a minefield of politics and Growing Up.
What is sanity to the mad? What is madness to the sane?
You "fall" down a hole. The outcome isn't quite what you thought it would be.
Alternatively: small sad child falls down a hole and winds up with loving goat family.