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  • Sora's world is shattered when a violent storm hits his home, and is seperated from his two closest friends. The storm scatters the three to unknown worlds. At the same time, there is turmoil in the Disney Castle. King Mickey is missing, and Court Wizard Donald and Captain Goofy are out to find him. On their travels they meet Sora, on his own search for his lost friends. The three are told of ominous creatures called Heartless, being without hearts derived from an unknown dimension and are the ones responsible for the devastating storm. The Disney villians, enticed by the power of darkness, manipulate the Darkness to help them gather the princesses of heart, who are needed to open a mysterious final door. Upon discovering the link between the Heartless, the storm, and the disappearance of King Mickey, Sora, Donald, and Goofy join forces and help familiar Disney heroes to save their worlds from the Heartless.

  • Three friends' lives are torn apart in a single night, when their home is destroyed by the Heartless. Now Sora must find Riku and Kairi by going through different worlds, accompanied by Disney and Final Fantasy characters, and armed with a mysterious "Key".

  • When a boy named sora and his two friends Riku and Kairi decided to build a raft and leave the island to see other world a dangerous storm hit the island in the middle of the night. Sora decided to check the raft out when these mysterious creatures were appearing Sora who's chosen by the keyblade had to fight them as in Disney castle Donald and goofy got a mission from the King to team up with the chosen one. Sora was separated from Riku and Kairi one was separated by darkness as the other was separated with a light heart. Sora fell in this dark hole where he woke up in a different place which he had never had seen before. It was called traverse town Sora met people who told him about the creatures he was fighting they were called heartless and then he met Donald and Goffy who had a gummi ship that could travel to other worlds. Sora decided to go with them to continue his journey and find Riku and Kairi. Donald and Goffy have their mission to find the King and work with Sora. They have to complete their mission.

  • When a mysterious door is unlocked, a storm of evil forces rain down on a small tropical island. Sora, a teenage young man, and his friends, are transported to another world, one that is dominated by darkness. A mysterious race of beings have invaded; they are known only as the Heartless: those without compassion. Sora is chosen as the master of the Keyblade, the only weapon with the power to vanquish the Heartless and their dark intentions. Meanwhile, an unknown high council of mysterious rulers have bound together to control the Heartless and gain forceful dictatorships over their people with violence and fear. Meeting up with two elite commanders from the Kingdom Castle (Donald and Goofy) who are on a mission from their missing king (Mickey Mouse), Sora seeks out his lost friends and combats the armies of evil to uncover the identity of the true master of the Heartless.

  • When a boy named Sora loses his home, he understands he has to visit many worlds to restore peace to the universe.


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  • A young boy of 14, Sora and his friends Riku and Kairi dream of visiting outside worlds away from their home on Destiny Islands . So they decide to build a ship to sail out of there, but the night before Sora has weird dreams about darkness and light. He wakes up not knowing if their real or not. When awoken Sora sees a whole bunch of heartless on the Islands. He tries to fend them off, but is to late and Sora's world is completly engulfed into darkness. While this is happening, King Mickey Mouse leaves to try and discover on the dark forces that are growing in the universe. He has his friends Donald and Goofy go and find the keyblade wielder, who is chosen to fight off the darkness.

    Sora finds himself at a completly different world called Traverse Town where he meets a man named Cid who runs the Accessory Shop. Sora later bumps into a brooding man named Leon, who can't believe that a kid is the chosen one. Leon and his friend Yuffie tell Sora all about the keyblade an how it's supposed to fight off the darkness and save other worlds. Cid, Leon, Yuffie and Aerith all lost their world too. While Leon explains exactly what the keyblade does, Donald and Goofy are looking around Traverse Town for the Keybalde weilder, and to their surprise they happen to fall right on him....literally. When this happens a gigantic heartless appears and Sora, Donald & Goofy fight it off. Sora says that he needs to find his friends Riku and Kiari. Donald had no interest in this, but had their own agenda on finding King Mickey.

    Sora, Donald & Goofy bord the Gummi ship which can take them to different worlds. The first world they land in is Wonderland. Sora and the others find themselves to big for the place and drink a shrinking potion to be able to move around. They then find themselves in the middle of an unfair court hearing on a girl named Alice. The jude was a Queen who kept screaming "off with her head!" Sora decides to try and help Alice by finding evidence to prove her innocense. But the Queen of hearts wouldn't listen and locked up Alice and sent cards on Sora. Sora fights off the cards, but when he tries to help Alice he sees that she is gone. Sora then has to fight off a heartless called the Trickmaster. He defeats the heartless and see that Alice is no longer there, so he decided to pack up ship.

    On their next stop at Olympus Coliseum Sora, Donald & Goofy all meet a little goat man named Phil. Phil is the trainer of the legendary Hercules and Phil tells Sora that if you wan't to be a true hero you have to train and work hard. Sora then bumps into Hades, who gives Sora an entry pass into the Coliseum. Hades has a couple of other things he want's to enter in the tournament, like Cloud and his hell hound Cerberus. Sora battles Cerberus and beats him. He then talks to Cloud and tells Cloud he will one day find his light and be able to pass through the darkness.

    When traveling in the Gummi Ship, they see a jungle looking world. Sora wants to land there just in case if Riku and Kiari are there, but Donald says they should keep going. After much arguing between them they land in the Deep Jungle where they are attacked by a lepord named Sabor. Tarzan the jungle man, saves the gang and leads them to his freind Jane's camp sight. They alos meet a man named Clayton who seems to like hunting things a little too much. Tarzan helps Sora defeat heartless who were there trying to harm the gorillas. They also see that Clayton tried to hunt some gorillas himself. They confront Clayton and fight him and a stealth sneak heartless. After this Sora seals the keyhole and apologizes to Donald about there squable from earlier.

    Stoping at Traverse Town to learn more information about the journey, Sora, Donald & Goofy run into Riku who seems to be acting really different. After a short conversation Riku leaves without another word and leaves Sora confused. But Sora now knows at least one of his friends are okay.

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