Politics, magic, technology and pure human emotion fuel a quest for answers in this installment of the wildly popular Final Fantasy series. The hero of the story is Squall Leonhart, a somewhat troubled teen who is a student at the military academy known as Balamb Garden. As the game starts, the antisocial and introverted Squall is preparing to take the final steps to becoming a member of Garden's elite mercenary force called SeeD. During the required field exam, Squall's group (including his hated rival, the brash and arrogant Seifer Almasy) uncovers the beginnings of a plot by the nation of Galbadia, a global superpower with a tyrannical ruler. Squall and his comrades, Selphie Tilmitt and Zell Dincht, are SeeDs less than a day before being assigned to a mission in the Galbadian-occupied country of Timber. It is there that Squall meets Rinoa Heartilly, the young and passionate leader of a rebel faction. It is soon discovered that Galbadian President-for-Life Vinzer Deling has allied ... Written by
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The Edea and Rinoa cards are the only two cards in the game to have two "A"'s on them. See more
[Squall is trying to free Rinoa from her cell
Rinoa, hold on! I'll get you out in a sec!
[punches the cell
What am I supposed to do? Come on!
[Pulls out his gunblade. An FMV shows the wires being cut. Rinoa is free. Squall and Rinoa embrace each other
Squall, don't! I'm a sorceress!
I don't care.
During the end first half of the end credits we see a few minutes of "handheld video camera footage" taken during a party after the team's victory over the sorceress. At the end, just before the camera's battery runs out we see Riona outside pointing towards the sky. After the credits are done there is an additional scene. See more
Music Composed by Nobuo Uematsu
Lyrics by Kazumi Someya
Orchestrations by Shiro Hamaguchi
(as Shirou Hamaguchi)
Conductor: Koji Hajima
(as Koji Haijima)
Performed by Faye Wong
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Kenji Nagashima
Assistant Engineer: Kazuhiro Koyama
Vocal Recording Producer: Alvin Leong
Vocal Recording Engineer: Simon Li
Artist Manager: Katie Chan
Recording Coordinators: Yuji Saito
, Naoto Echizen
Recorded at Sound City, Tokyo
Recorded at AVON Recording Studios Hong Kong, China See more