You control the 14 year old Hans Christian Anderson in a 3rd person adventure/action game taking place in the Copenhagen of the Golden Age around 1820. The game is inspired by his famous fairytale universe, but is primarily based on Anderson's own life story in his pursuit of fame and success as an artist. Your job is to help H.C.A. save the princess who has been enchanted by the evil troll who. Slowly, an evil shadow is spreading darkness and decease by the sinister Mr. Schwartz who is the evil troll in disguise. The only way to save the day is to find the Tinderbox and bring light back to the streets and keep the princess alive.