Fiona Belli is an 18 year old college student on her way home with her parents for a bit of rest. The car suddenly loses control and crashes, killing Fiona's parents and sending her into a coma. Later Fiona wakes up naked in a cellar while locked in a dog cage. She escapes and finds she is on the grounds of a grand castle estate. She soon finds her way into the castle and into a room where she meets one of the inhabitants of the castle, Daniella. Daniella, the castle maid, provides Fiona with some clothing and then zones out almost like she is in a trance. Fiona then explores more of the grounds and eventually runs into Debilitas, a deformed gardener of the estate who develops a sick fascination for Fiona. He chases her around the castle until she runs into Riccardo, the castle's grounds keeper. He tells her, her parents are dead and she is now the sole heir to the castle. Unable to cope with this information Fiona passes out and awakens in a bed room. Soon she hears a cry from ... Written by
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Did You Know?
Haunting Ground has many similarities with another PlayStation 2 exclusive game, called Rule of Rose. Both protagonists are English female blond orphans in their late teens. The protagonists rescue a dog that will help them during the rest of the game, which assists them by finding hidden objects, barking at enemies and also attacking the enemies. See more
The type of gun Riccardo is using is a flintlock pistol which can only fire a single shot and takes a long time to reload. However, Riccardo is never shown or heard reloading it between shots. See more
Ah, Fiona... My dear holder of Azoth!
What's going on? You're not my...
Azoth is the essence of life! We alchemists have the ability to convert it into power! We can live forever! Your Azoth, Fiona, belongs to me! Come to me, Fiona. I will now extract the Azoth latent in you, in order to realize the everlasting life of Aureolus Belli.