Within a Rose is a fantasy romance visual novel about the relationship between an 18-year-old boy and a dark fairy.
Wally is just months away from graduating high school when he comes home to discover that his parents have passed away in a car crash. Although they left the house to him, he finds himself very lonely by himself and wishing for someone to live with him. While cleaning his parents' closet, he finds a magic rose, accidentally releasing a dark fairy named Desdemona who was imprisoned centuries ago for attempting to kill the daughter of a king and queen. Wally must get used the new addition to the his household (who insists on staying) and introduce her to the time period she finds herself in. He also has to deal with Desdemona's constant flirting.
• Multiple endings (both good and bad)
• First impression matters (affects dialogue throughout the story)
• Two heroines
• Visible protagonist
• 15 CGs