The world of Auldrant is bound by the Score, a series of prophecies from centuries past that dictate the world’s future. it’s considered an absolute fate that everybody lives by even people whose actions cause bloodshed and tears. Using magical abilities referred to as the Fonic Arts, a war between the state of Kimlasca-Lanvaldear and therefore the Malkuth Empire is waged in hopes of bringing the Score’s foreseen utopia to life.
Tales of the Abyss follows Luke von Fabre, who spends his days locked away in his manor after being kidnapped and losing memories as a toddler . One day, while honing his swordsmanship, a lady named Tear attempts to assassinate his master. Luke defends him, but the clash leads to the 2 being teleported to a foreign land. Luke and Tear’s journey back quickly escalates into a search which will either free the planet from the Score’s chains or destroy it completely.