"In a distant corner of the
galaxy, fairies lived peacefully on the planet called
Ripple Star. But then one day, a mysterious black cloud
appeared and surrounded the peaceful planet. The cloud, a
sinister force known as Dark Matter, had come in search of
the fairies' secret treasure---their shining Crystal.
A fairy named Ribbon knew
that dreadful things would come to pass if Dark Matter
gained control of the powerful Crystal. She grabbed the
shining stone and escaped from Ripple Star--just before
the planet was completely engulfed.
But as Ribbon fled, three
dark clouds split from the mass of Dark Matter to chase
her through space. And when they caught up with her and
attacked, the fairies' crystal shattered into tiny shards,
which dropped like falling stars onto the many planets in
the solar system.
holding one of the Crystal Shards, Ribbon fell onto the
planet called Pop Star, where--perhaps by fate--she ran
smack in to Kirby. After hearing her desperate plight,
Kirby resolved to help Ribbon recover all of the Crystal