Then Gooey came out of the bushes. "Kirby!" Said Gooey, "There's been a crisis in Dreamland! The star rod mysteriously dissapeared and ever since, there's been tons of baddies around! You gotta help us Kirby!" Kirby must now get to the Dream Fountain along with Gooey, the bouncy gumdrop. But first, they must make thier way through the forest, and it looks like the forest inhabitants are under an evil spell. Is Dark Matter at it again?