Characters of Final Fantasy VIII | references

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  10. ^ Square Co., Ltd. (1999-09-09). Final Fantasy VIII. PlayStation. Square EA. Shumi Tribe A small tribe living in the northern region. Basically gentle in temperament, they maintain a relaxed lifestyle. Shumis have big, long arms that change as they grow. The results vary depending on their environment.
  11. ^ Square Co., Ltd. (1999-09-09). Final Fantasy VIII. PlayStation. Square EA. Sculptor: You don't know? Excluding the ones qualified to become Elders, all Shumis evolve at a certain stage of our lives. We become what is in our hearts. Often, those who fail to become honorable Elders turn into Moombas. The passionate ingenuity in their hearts gives rise to the red hair.
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  20. ^ a b Square Co., Ltd. (1999-09-09). Final Fantasy VIII. PlayStation. Square EA. Squall: Elle...Ellone. So, Ellone was "Sis". She was a bit older than us, and we all used to call her "Sis". Quistis, Zell, Selphie, Irvine, Seifer, Ellone and myself... Yeah...I'm not sure what the meaning behind all this is, but we were definitely together.
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  23. ^ a b c Kiros: "Heard she recently got married." / Raine: "Oh yeah! To some army general, right? General Caraway or something?" / Kiros: "I'm not too sure." / Raine: "I read in a magazine that her true love went off to war and never came back. General Caraway comforted her while she was feeling down. That's how they got to know each other." (Final Fantasy VIII
  24. ^ Squall: "Where's Rinoa?" / General Caraway: "She has not receive the type of training you all have, and may become a burden. It's for the best that she stays out of this operation." / Selphie: "So you're Rinoa's father?" / General Caraway: "I can't remember the last time she called me that." / Zell: "So the father's a top military officer, and the daughter's a member of an anti-government faction!? That's bad... Really BAD!" / General Caraway: "Yes, indeed. It's a serious problem. But it doesn't concern you. It's our problem." {Final Fantasy VIII)
  25. ^ a b Rinoa: "I don't really know. I... I think it was love. I wonder how [Seifer] felt...? ...It was last summer... I was 16." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  26. ^ Rinoa: "SeeD members dance quite well, don't they?" / Squall: "Approach your target inconspicuously at a dance party... There may be missions requiring this sort of subterfuge. It's expected of SeeD to learn various skills." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  27. ^ Zell: "Is the princess still asleep?" / Quistis: "She might wake up with a kiss from the prince." / Squall: "Is that why you came all the way out here? To tell me that?" / Quistis: "You're going to Esthar, right? We're coming, too." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  28. ^ Rinoa: "But Edea's still... I can't guarantee anything, either, if Ultimecia possesses me again... You saw me. She controlled me in outer space and made me break Adel's seal. What might happen next time? What will I end up doing? Will I end up fighting everyone? ...Scary thought, isn't it?" (Final Fantasy VIII)
  29. ^ Squall: "Why are you holding onto me like this?" / Rinoa: "You don't like this, Squall?" / Squall: "Just not used to it." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  30. ^ Rinoa: "I don't want the future. I want the present to stand still. I want to stay here with you..." / Squall: (Rinoa...) / Squall: (I don't know what to do... This is just another crossroad in my life. But, for the first time, I don't know which way to go. I've come this far because I've...fallen for you. ......Rinoa...... Now...am I just supposed to let you go?" / Voice: "Respond, Ragnarok!" (Final Fantasy VIII)
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  43. ^ Square Co., Ltd. (1999-09-09). Final Fantasy VIII. PlayStation. Square EA. Kiros: Don't tell me we're lost again. / Laguna: Anyway...we're goin' home. Deling City, here we come!
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  45. ^ Square Co., Ltd. (1999-09-09). Final Fantasy VIII. PlayStation. Square EA. Laguna: I was bedridden for over 6 months. It seemed like every bone in my body was in pieces. / Raine: I nursed him back to health.
  46. ^ Square Co., Ltd. (1999-09-09). Final Fantasy VIII. PlayStation]. Square EA. Laguna: A fierce debate ensued about who should govern this country after Adel was gone. I wasn't paying close attention while they made me up to be this hero of the revolution, and I ended up being president.
  47. ^ a b c d Square Co., Ltd. (1999-09-09). Final Fantasy VIII. PlayStation. Square EA. Laguna: ...Ellone was raised by Raine who lived next door. And I came to know her. Then there was another massive hunt for a successor in Esthar again. Elle was taken away[...]so I rescued her and sent her off to Winhill. Shortly after that, Raine died. And Ellone was sent straight to an orphanage...
  48. ^ Square Co., Ltd. (1999-09-09). Final Fantasy VIII. PlayStation. Square EA. Laguna: My job kept me busy. I was left here thinking about this and that and before I knew it, all this time had passed.
  49. ^ Square Co., Ltd. (1999-09-09). Final Fantasy VIII. PlayStation. Square EA. Laguna: Ellone followed me out to space. Little Elle was all grown up... Then she told me everything.
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  53. ^ a b c Raijin: "Seifer has a lot of followers, but we're his only friends... We're a posse, ya know...? The Galbadian soldiers are only listening to Seifer 'cause they fear the sorceress. Without us, Seifer wouldn't have a posse, ya know...?" (Final Fantasy VIII)
  54. ^ "Final Fantasy VIII Characters – Seifer". SquareEnix.com. Archived from the original on March 10, 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-15.
  55. ^ Seifer: "NAH-NA-NA-NA-NA-NAH!!!" / Boy Zell: "Stop teasing me, Seifer!" (Final Fantasy VIII)
  56. ^ Quistis: "Yes! That's right! Seifer was a kid who always needed to be the center of attention. But Squall always used to ignore him... But eventually they would end up fighting." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  57. ^ a b Headmaster Cid: "Seifer. You will be disciplined for your irresponsible behavior. You must follow orders exactly during combat. But I'm not entirely without sympathy for you." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  58. ^ Seifer: "I was hoping you'd be there, Squall. So... how'd I look in my moment of triumph? My childhood dream, fulfilled. I've become the sorceress' knight." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  59. ^ Seifer: "What did you say!? Passed out cold, eh? This is the scene where you swear your undying hatred for me! The tale of the evil mercenary vs. the sorceress' knight... The fun's just started, Squall. Don't disappoint me now!" (Final Fantasy VIII)
  60. ^ a b c Fujin: "You're being manipulated, Seifer. You've lost yourself and your dream. You're just eating out of someone's hand. We want the old you back! Since we can't get through to you, all we have now to rely on is Squall!" (Final Fantasy VIII)
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  65. ^ "Final Fantasy VIII Characters – Quistis". SquareEnix.com. Archived from the original on March 10, 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-15.
  66. ^ Quistis: "They told me that I failed as an instructor. Basically, that I lacked leadership qualities." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  67. ^ Rinoa: So Quistis attended classes here
  68. ^ Quistis: "I... remember. Yes, I remember now. Things didn't work out too well at my new home. So I came to Garden at the age of 10. That was when I was first noticed Seifer and Squall. Seifer and Squall were always fighting." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  69. ^ Quistis: I was a SeeD by the age of 15, got my instructor license at 17."
  70. ^ Squall: "It's after midnight." / Quistis: "Oh well... I, Quistis Trepe, am no longer an instructor as of now! I'm a member of SeeD now, just like you. Who knows, maybe we'll end up working together." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  71. ^ Quistis: "I couldn't stop thinking about Squall. I thought it was... love. I had to hide my feelings because I was an instructor, but I've come to realize it wasn't. It was my childhood feelings as a big sister that lingered... Oh well..." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  72. ^ Quistis: "Oh! Stop that! What are you talking about!? Why did you go all the way out into space to save Rinoa!? To hand her over to Esthar!? So that you might never see her again!? No, right!? Wasn't it because you wanted to be with Rinoa? You're a fool." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  73. ^ Girl: "I know! I know! It's the Garden Festival! It's going to be great! I'm planning to be on the committee. You wanna help out, too!?" (Final Fantasy VIII)
  74. ^ "Final Fantasy VIII Characters – Selphie". SquareEnix.com. Archived from the original on March 10, 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-15.
  75. ^ Selphie: "It just kinda took off! I don't know. It's pretty easy. I think it'll be fine. But there's no guarantee it won't crash!" (Final Fantasy VIII)
  76. ^ Girl: "Are you... Squad B? Wait a minute... You're the guy who showed me around, right!? Thanks! I don't get so lost anymore. Oh yeah, I haven't told you my name yet. I'm... a messenger. Name's Selphie, from Squad A." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  77. ^ Selphie: "I'm on the missile base infiltration team! I have to be! They launched missiles at MY Trabia!" (Final Fantasy VIII)
  78. ^ a b Irvine: "I really liked this girl, and it made me so happy just talking to her." (Final Fantasy VIII)
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  80. ^ "Final Fantasy VIII Characters – Zell". SquareEnix.com. Archived from the original on March 10, 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-15.
  81. ^ Squall: "...I don't know about that. Perhaps anyone but the Chicken-wuss can make it." / Zell: "WHAT DID YOU SAYYYYY!!!?" / Selphie: "...Hm? Since you're so angry, I guess you're the Chicken-wuss." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  82. ^ Zell: "I don't care if I forget about my childhood, when Seifer used to pick on me. What's important to me now is having the power to protect my parents in Balamb. They adopted me. There's no way I'm lettin' go of that power!" (Final Fantasy VIII)
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  84. ^ Zell: "Seifer... My archenemy..." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  85. ^ Martine: "Don't worry about it. Let me introduce an elite sharpshooter from Galbadia Garden. Kinneas! Irvine Kinneas!" (Final Fantasy VIII)
  86. ^ a b "Final Fantasy VIII Characters – Irvine". SquareEnix.com. Archived from the original on March 10, 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-15.
  87. ^ Irvine: "Call me Irvine. I'm a pretty lucky guy. Hand in hand with two beautiful girls!" / Selphie: "Irvy Kinnepooo! I'll make you happy!" / Squall: (Did I say something terrible? Women... I don't understand women.) (Final Fantasy VIII)
  88. ^ Irvine: "No one understands me... Sharpshooters are loners by nature... We hone our instincts, pour our whole being into a single bullet. The pressure of the moment... An instant of tension... That's what... I have to face alone... ...It's not easy. So like... Just do me a favor, and let me be! You get my drift?" (Final Fantasy VIII)
  89. ^ a b Irvine: "I... I can't... I'm sorry, I can't do it. I always choke like this... I try to act all cool, joke around, but I just can't handle the pressure..." / Squall: "Forget it. Just shoot." / Irvine: "My bullet... The sorceress... I'll go down in history. I'd change the history of Galbadia... Of the world! It's all too much..." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  90. ^ Squall: "...Why is it that we forgot? We grew up together as kids... How's that possible...?" / Irvine: "How about this? ...The price we pay for using the GF. The GF provides us its power. But the GF makes its own place inside our brain..." / Quistis: "So you're saying that the area is where our memories are stored? No...! That's just a rumor the GF critics are spreading." / Zell: "So if we keep relying on the GF, we won't be able to remember a lot of things?" (Final Fantasy VIII)
  91. ^ Irvine: "Then how is it that I remember, while everyone else has forgotten? Well...? In my case, I hadn't junctioned a GF until recently. That's why I remember a lot more than you guys." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  92. ^ Irvine: "Selphie... We're destined to be together!" / Selphie: "Y-Yeah right...!" / Irvine: "A sigh of love?"
  93. ^ Kiros: "Thank you, for taking care of Laguna. I was able to recover in about a month or so. Ever since then... I've been searching for you." / Laguna: "Why?" / Kiros: "After leaving the army... Well, just killing time I guess. Life's pretty boring without you as entertainment, my man." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  94. ^ Laguna: "Why the heck do I have to do this!?" / Kiros: "'Cause we have no money." / Ward: "......" / Laguna: "Alright, I'm sorry!!! Yeah, so it's kinda my fault that we stayed at the hotel so often. But heck, I'm not cut out to be an actor!" (Final Fantasy VIII)
  95. ^ a b Kiros: "Oh, and he never got his voice back. You could basically tell what he wants from his facial expressions." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  96. ^ a b Edea: "...Lowlifes. ...Shameless filthy wretches. How you celebrate my ascension with such joy. Hailing the very one you have condemned for generations. Have you no shame? What happened to the evil, ruthless sorceress from your fantasies? The cold-blooded tyrant that slaughtered countless men and destroyed many nations? Where is she now? She stands before your very eyes to become your new ruler." (Final Fantasy VIII)
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  98. ^ Laguna: "The owners of the orphanage were Cid Kramer and his wife Edea." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  99. ^ Irvine: "Look alike? Nah, that's not it. Matron's name is Edea Kramer. Matron IS Sorceress Edea." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  100. ^ Edea: "You are SeeDs. You cannot back out of a battle, I know. You were magnificent. However, it is not over yet. At anytime, I may... ...I have been possessed all this time. I was at the mercy of Sorceress Ultimecia." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  101. ^ Squall: (Ultimecia!? The future sorceress is inside Rinoa!? ...Transferred from Edea? Where's Rinoa!!!?" (Final Fantasy VIII)
  102. ^ Narrative: Adel was careless. She may be a sorceress, but after all, she was human. We succeeded... But... we couldn't keep such a dangerous sorceress around as a trophy. We had to do something... So... we decided to send her far, far away... Some place very far... Into outer space..." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  103. ^ Piet: "If that's the case, we definitely have to stop her. If she plans to free Adel, she'll have to go out there. The Level 2 Seal is located on Adel's Tomb." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  104. ^ Square Co (1999-09-09). Final Fantasy VIII. PlayStation. Square EA. Laguna: Adel will need to pass on her powers before being defeated. Rinoa, will you be willing to accept them?
  105. ^ Square Co (1999-09-09). Final Fantasy VIII. PlayStation. Square EA. Doc Odine: There is only one way to defeat Ultimecia. You must kill her in the future. / ... / Ultimecia probably needs to go back further in time to achieve time compression. Only Ellone can take her back further into the past. / ... / You will keep moving through the time compression toward the future. Once you're out of the time compression, That will be Ultimecia's world. It's all up to you after zat.
  106. ^ a b c NORG: "Bujurururu! Offer-the-seed's-head-on-a-silver-platter- AND-PRETEND-WE-OBEY-THE-SORCERESS!" (Final Fantasy VIII)
  107. ^ Raijin: "I dunno. At first, they were sayin' somethin' 'bout roundin' up the SeeDs, ya know!? Now, everyone's either sidin' with the Garden Master or the headmaster and fightin' everywhere, ya know!?" (Final Fantasy VIII)
  108. ^ Headmaster Cid: "Dammit! I should've never trusted you! I wish I could go back ten or so years. To tell myself that you're nothing but a money grubbing son-of-a-bitch! Then I would've never built this place." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  109. ^ Ellone: "You can't change the past. I just found that out. When I was kidnapped, Uncle Laguna went on a journey to find me... But because he did, Uncle Laguna wasn't able to be by Raine's side when she died. Raine wanted to show Laguna her new born baby... Raine kept calling out for Laguna. So no matter what, I wanted Laguna to stay in the village... But it didn't work. I can no longer make it back to that moment... And also... I can only send you inside someone I've met before." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  110. ^ Edea: "Ultimecia's objective is to find Ellone." / Edea: "Ellone's mysterious power... Sending one's consciousness back into the past." / Zell: "So, Ultimecia wants to use Ellone's power, right?" / Irvine: "I get it. Ultimecia wants to send her consciousness from this period further into the past." / Zell: "What's she going to do in the past?" / Edea: "Time compression." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  111. ^ Squall: (Fujin and Raijin tagging along as usual... Guess that makes up the whole disciplinary committee.) (Final Fantasy VIII)
  112. ^ a b Doc Odine: "It may only be a toy right now, but in ze time of Ultimecia, it iz an impressive working machine! Which means there iz a machine which imitates Ellone's power. It iz I who made ze first model of zat machine. I named ze machine 'Junction Machine Ellone'! It iz a vonderful thing to know that my invention is used in ze future!" (Final Fantasy VIII)
  113. ^ Rinoa: "She's trying to achieve time compression. She's the only one who would be able to exist in such a world." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  114. ^ Squall: "What exactly is it that you want?" /Ultimecia: "A world of compressed time--where you shall worship me, the eternal and solitary being!" (Dissidia Final Fantasy)
  115. ^ Ultimecia Time compression. I shall freeze the hands of time/.../ and extinguish all other lives in this world but my own. (Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy)
  116. ^ a b c Doc Odine: "There iz only one way to defeat Ultimecia. You must kill her in ze future. / ... / Ultimecia probably needs to go back further in time to achieve time compression. Only Ellone can take her back further into ze past. / ... / You will keep moving through ze time compression toward ze future. Once you're out of ze time compression, zat will be Ultimecia's world. It's all up to you after zat." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  117. ^ Squall [to Ultimecia]: "...You're alive!?" Edea: "...The sorceress?" Squall: "Yes, Matron. We had defeated her... Matron, stand back." Edea: "It's OK. There's no more need to fight. That sorceress is just looking for someone to pass her powers on to. In order to die in peace, a sorceress must be free of all her powers. I know... for I am one, too. I shall take over that sorceress' powers. I do not want one of the children to become one." Sorceress Ultimecia: "I...can't...disappear yet." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  118. ^ Guy: "T-These are the prisoners, Lieutenant Biggs, Private Wedge." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  119. ^ Biggs: "I was demoted because of you! I'm only lieutenant now!" (Final Fantasy VIII)
  120. ^ Biggs: "Why the heck do I have to take orders from some kid?" / Wedge: "Well, he is our superior..." / Biggs: "Don't you think I know that!? I chose the wrong career. Being ordered around by some punk..." / Wedge: "Ha ha ha! That's pretty funny. Then why don't you quit and find another career, sir?" / Biggs: "...Hmmmm..." / Wedge: "Ha ha ha! Just kidding, sir." / Biggs: "You're right!!! You're absolutely right! I QUIT!!!" / Wedge: "Uhh..." / Biggs: "Wedge, let's go home and have a drink." / Wedge: "Oh... What!? Me, too?" / Biggs: "Of course. Now, come on." / Wedge: "But, but..." (Final Fantasy VIII)
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  122. ^ Squall: "Where's Rinoa?" / General Caraway: "She has not received the type of training you all have, and may become a burden. It's for the best that she stays out of this operation." / Selphie: "So you're Rinoa's father?" / General Caraway: "I can't remember the last time she called me that." / Zell: "So the father's a top military officer, and the daughter's a member of an anti-government faction!? That's bad... Really BAD!" / General Caraway: "Yes, indeed. It's a serious problem. But it doesn't concern you. It's our problem." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  123. ^ President Deling: "Unfortunately, there are some trifling problems standing between Galbadia and other nations, and they must be resolved. I plan to convene with other nations' leaders immediately to resolve these problems. At this time, allow me to introduce the ambassador who will be my representative for the conference." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  124. ^ President Deling: "...I'm not the president. I'm what they call... a body double." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  125. ^ Mayor Dobe: "We don't want military organizations in FH. You rely on force to solve problems. That is in direct defiance of our principles." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  126. ^ Rinoa: "She's the leader of the 'Forest Fox'. Almost everyone's a resistance member in this town. But right now, we're the only ones that are really active." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  127. ^ Julia: "Did I interrupt anything?" / Laguna: "N-N-N-Not at all. P-Please, s-sit down." (Oh man, oh man, it's really HER! What do I do!? Kiros? Ward? HELP! What do I say!? But man, she is pretty...) (Final Fantasy VIII)
  128. ^ Raine: "Then the first song she released was 'Eyes On Me'?" / Laguna: "H-How does the song go?" / Raine: "You don't know?" / Laguna: "Well, you never let me hear it!" / Raine: "I didn't think you listened to music. The song's about being in love... I really like it." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  129. ^ "Eyes On Me" Julia Heartilly's song. Julia married the Galbadian General Caraway after releasing "Eyes On Me". Gave birth to a girl one year later. Julia died in a car crash at age 28, right before her daughter turned 5. (Final Fantasy VIII)
  130. ^ Raine: "A guy like that? He was carried in here crying like a baby, and I was the one who had to take care of him... His crude way of speaking... I don't know if his aspirations as a journalist are going to come true... Every time I try to have a serious converation, he avoids it... I can't stand his snoring and he talks in his sleep..." (Final Fantasy VIII)
  131. ^ Kiros: "You look at lot like your mother, lucky you don't look much like your father." (Final Fantasy VIII)
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