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Author has written 5 stories for Dissidia: Final Fantasy, and Final Fantasy VIII.
Hey! Let me just start off by saying I'm new to writing fanfictions, so I may not be very good at it. I'm definitely not new to writing, just writing stories like this. I'll try, but that's all I can guarantee. I am very well aware I tend to repeat myself when writing (using the same words over and over to describe an emotion or mood in a story) and I apologize for that. Due to what I said prior to this, I don't really know many other ways to do so and I'm sorry. I'm doing what I can, but I will welcome any tips and advice on how to improve on this. I've only ever written short stories (we're talking, like...30 pages, max), so that's one reason why my stories are so short. I'm hoping to find ways to make them longer. I'd like to know I can write a 50 chapter story, but I guess we'll see how things go.
My username, RadiantKeybladeFantasy, comes from three of my favorite video games by the way:
"Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn", "Kingdom Hearts" (the keyblade), and of course, "Final Fantasy". I'm always trying to think of interesting and cool usernames. Oh! And, just a quick warning...my stories may have a tendency to go a little "over the edge" because sometimes I get a little too excited about what I'm writing. I'm sorry if that ever happens and I'll try to stay in the lines of believable and sane, lol.
Other Sites I Use/Ways to Contact Me:
Youtube (Rarely used lately) - http://www.youtube.com/user/strangedaysfan
FACTS ABOUT ME:
I'm REALLY into those ever-popular, renowned "hero tales" where the guy has to save the girl! Something about that is just cool and fun to me - and, honestly...I think it's one of the best ideas out there! It really shows you exactly how much two people mean to each other and I find it to be like, the ultimate climax to a film or story. It's exciting, fun - and the ways that it happens are always changing, so it never really gets old! Those are the kind of stories I like reading about and have always written, so you might see that at some point in at least a few of mine - just another "heads up"!
People call me a romantic or whatever, but that's just the kind of thing I like. Call it cheesy - I don't care. I'll still call it who I am.
Legend of Dragoon
Devil May Cry
Play any of those games, and you'll see that they have one thing in common, at some point, even briefly.
Squall Leonhart is my favorite Final Fantasy hero (recently beat out Tidus, lol), so I'm probably going to write mostly FFVIII stories for this reason. Not to mention, he and Rinoa are an amazing pair! I think Final Fantasy VIII is one of the best and most fun games out there! It has a little bit of everything in it: action, adventure, magic, love, etc. - it's so perfect! Besides, even though it's a game, it shows that opposites really DO attract, people will do anything for love, and even the most unlikely person can become a hero everyone can rely on. Squall fits everything I've said up to this point PERFECTLY, so you can see why he's my favorite. Say and think what you will, but SE really came through on that one!
My stories are inspired from games I've played and movies I've seen and enjoy. I take the plot of those and twist them somewhat to come up with my ideas - throwing in my own flare to create, what I hope, to be an interesting plot that will keep readers enticed. This may, and probably will, lead to seemingly odd events at some point (you know, the kind that makes you think "what the-?!"), but that's what I'm used to writing. I think, and hope, that as long as I can pull it off, I'm not doing anything TOTALLY farfetched. If you enjoy my stories, great! Thanks! If not, don't read 'em. Simple as that.
I don't normally read fanfiction because I find them MUCH more fun to write. However, I will make exceptions for a friend, by request, or if I find one I am simply enthralled by.
I am a MAJOR fan of the SquallxRinoa pairing, so most of my stories will be about them.
Also, as I am SUCH a fan...I hate seeing them split up for any reason. If they get back together in the end, that's totally fine - if not, I'll be PISSED! I can't stand to see them apart. More so, paired with someone else. Seriously, if you can't see how awesome their relationship is, how awesome the pairing is in general, it's a shame. I know people don't like Rinoa, but come on... If you like Squall, one would think you could at least accept his girlfriend. "Rinoa is annoying." So what? (I don't think she is) It doesn't mean she deserves to die or anything. I hate when people say, or think, things like that! She's not a bad person - she's a sweet girl and she just happened to fall for Squall, and vise versa. GET OVER IT!!! They make each other happy. You would think that would be enough for Squall fans. I mean, seriously... do you know of anyone going around wishing ill-will upon you because they think YOU'RE annoying? No. That's just pathetic and absurd - and the problem ultimately lies with them. Come on, people, she's a FICTIONAL character. Are we really proud to stoop that low?
Think about it this way: Rinoa isn't a fighter, not in the same sense as Squall and the others. She's not trained to deal with death and loss of any kind. So, naturally, in the face of danger, she'll get a little freaked out. She's surrounded by these people whom are used to battle and are accepting of death, and that would most likely make her a little uncomfortable at times. Her emotional turmoil in regards to these facts can really be noted in her quote on Disc 2 in Trabia: I feel like we're on the same wavelength... and all. But then when battles start... everyone's tempo seems to pick up, and...I feel like...I just can't keep up." This can also explain her "clingy" side/streak/whatever - the more scared she gets, the more safe she'll want/need to feel. Squall is the leader of their team, so it makes sense she'd cling to him. Not to mention, she hired him to help in their liberation endeavors (and, I'm pretty sure she was already falling for him by then, too). And, let's not forget, it was SQUALL whom told her, specifically "Just stay close to me."; so she did/does. He's always there to help her when she needs it, whether he's reluctant or not. Given these facts, of course she'll cling to Squall - she feels safe around him! While she may seem clingy, needy, or whatever you want to call it...the girl is scared, plain and simple. That's what such actions are driven by. Like you wouldn't do something of the sort if you felt the same way?
Big question on my mind: Why does everyone always hate the kind and gentle characters - yet, approve of the angry, spiteful ones? I am curious.
I'm a fan of the following couples in FF history:
Canon - SquallxRinoa, YunaxTidus, CloudxTifa
Crack (all my own pairings) - Zack FairxRinoa Heartilly, Locke ColexGarnet, Tifa LockhartxLoz, Terra BranfordxTidus, Lightning FarronxFirion
That being said, the only Final Fantasy games I am familiar with are VIII, X, X-2, XIII, and XIII-2. I know VII, IX and XII, but VERY little - so, my stories will mostly revolve around the former. Any other FF characters I am familiar with, I have learned about through Dissidia...and I know those games don't exactly give you the best ideas about their persona and such.
Yes. I have taken down the info regarding my perspective on the "Squall's Dead" and R=U theories. However, let me just be clear: I still do NOT support them in any way, whatsoever. In fact, to be precise - I completely and utterly HATE the "Squall's Dead" theory. Seriously, that is the biggest heap of crap from anyone, especially a Final Fantasy player. It extremely angers me that people could really be so stupid...and so willingly, at that! At least R=U holds some merit to it. "Squall's Dead" is completely ludicrous and should NEVER have been started in the first place. You can't just twist sayings like "your life flashes before your eyes" in order to support your own perspectives. It doesn't work that way! That phrase ONLY pertains to one's past - not their future, the life they could have. Give me a break! Seriously. If you're going to come up with a theory, just MAKE SURE you have the proper evidence - which, as I've said, "Squall's Dead" has NONE - it's completely void of any logic. Anyone paying attention when playing Final Fantasy VIII, would know this. The signs that Squall is still alive are all over. Use your damn eyes, and brain (for those who have one). It really wouldn't hurt now and then, people. Willful ignorance at its finest. It's insane.
Plus, if you watch Edea and Ultimecia closely during battle, the pose(s) they take when casting magic are EXACTLY the same. Would Squall REALLY be paying so much attention in battle that he would actually think to take Edea's actions and give them to Ultimecia in his dream? (Again, just another detail in a VERY elaborate dream of a "dying" man). Is this just coincidence? I highly doubt it. I believe it's quite unlikely that two completely different people would just happen to perform the same way in a fight. Also, Edea is playable later, and if you pay close attention again, the way she casts magic is completely different than it was on the first two discs. This is only further evidence that Ultimecia was there all along. Edea was possessed, so her actions were NOT her own, including the smallest ones like spell-casting. EVERYTHING she did was ULTIMECIA'S doing. And, if you'll notice during the Ice Strike at the end of Disc 1, Edea seems oddly stiff in her movements and appears to be in a trance of sorts, which is the usual behavior for someone who has been possessed.
Not to mention, if Ultimecia was never real...how do you explain her presence in Dissidia? Chaos can suddenly extract one's thoughts from their minds as well and manifest them physically? Tidus was featured in the games, too, I know, but he was also a physical presence - even if he wasn't real. That wouldn't be the case for Ultimecia if Squall had really just dreamed up everything after Disc 1. While Dissidia can't usually be applied in cases like this, I think it's legitimate here. You can't say SE doesn't know what they're doing when it comes to their own characters.
Let's face it: this whole concept was concocted merely because Squall had no wound at the start of Disc 2. But, here's the thing: we don't know what happened for sure right after the first encounter with Edea, so we can't just assume something so we feel we have confirmation! That's rather naive...
I honestly believe this theory was derived from people whom either paid NO attention while playing, hated the game and needed a reason to like it so they wouldn't feel they wasted their money, or just don't think it's interesting enough and needs a little more "spice" to it. I don't believe FFVIII is "sloppy writing". It may be confusing, but if you pay attention, like with every story...it makes sense. I mean, seriously, does EVERYTHING have to be spelled out for you right away? Use the damn clues given throughout the story to find your answer.
I will list a more brief and precise logic as to why I do not support R=U. Keep these in mind. I find them to be key:
1) "Sorceress's have extended lifespans" - This is NEVER stated in the game! How did anyone come up with this concept? Show me proof of any kind, any point at all in Final Fantasy VIII where this is stated, or even hinted at. I have played FFVIII at LEAST 20 times within the short time I've had it, and never once caught any indication of such a thing. The game clearly states that Ultimecia "is a sorceress many generations ahead of our time". So, it could simply go that even if Squall had indeed died before Rinoa, do not forget that sorceress power can be PASSED ON. It is how Rinoa became one, after all. For all we know, another person with the potential to embody sorceress power came along and, after Rinoa died, received her powers and THEY became Ultimecia. We know nothing of the latter's past (with the exception of the words she speaks through Edea before the parade on Disc 1), so it's stupid to just assume something so we feel we have confirmation. Again, without actual proof, it's rather naive, and stupid, to make such claims. The only thing that stands to even remotely support this theory is that sorceresses without a knight may end up using their powers in evil ways. But, this CANNOT stand to support the theory alone due to the fact that, again, there is no confirmation that sorceresses live longer lives than normal humans. This is a baseless argument.
2) Rinoa received Squall's Griever Ring - Truth! While in fact, she did, one must remember: the ring cannot actually summon Griever! It is just symbolic of him. If it had that power, why couldn't the player ever summon Griever? Even more so...why didn't Squall ever do it?! He created the GF, so it's only logical that if anyone could summon it, he could. It'd be directly attached to him, after all. Not to mention, that Ultimecia (as Edea) cast a spell to bring two statues to life and attack Rinoa in Deling City. With this, she clearly proved that she had the ability to bring non-living things to life. This, and Ultimecia's statement before summoning Griever in the Japanese version:
“Your feelings, I shall summon the most powerful of things [from them]! The more strongly you feel, that will be what shall torment you. Fufu.” Let's look at this more closely - "summon" and "from" are the keywords in this text. This sentence, reworded, gives a better understanding of its meaning: "Your feelings, I shall summon from them the most powerful of things." It could not be any clearer what Ultimecia is saying, where and how she acquired Griever.
These notes both only serve to further prove that Ultimecia indeed brought Griever to her side FOR THE FIRST TIME in that battle with Squall...from his mind. Unfortunately, the English translations of games are often rather modified from their original translation, so things are constantly taken out or overlooked for whatever reason. It's the same with FFVIII, and not only at that particular moment in the game.
3) Rinoa and Ultimecia look alike - ...Are you kidding me, people? This is seriously one of the lamest reasons to support the theory. Have you never once been told you look like your mother or father? My mom is constantly telling me how I look EXACTLY like my dad - but, I'm obviously NOT him! Not to mention, you can inherit some genes from grandparents, too. The same could go for Rinoa and Ultimecia: because they may share a facial resemblance, it could simply entail that Ultimecia is RELATED to Rinoa, a family member from further down the timeline. It's a totally legitimate logic called "GENETICS"! Again, combine it with the whole "a sorceress many generations ahead of our time" statement ,and it makes sense. This is the main reason why I am more than willing to believe that Ultimecia may very well be a DESCENDANT of Squall and Rinoa. Has no one ever considered this concept?
These clues from the game have been broken down for your benefit - since, apparently, everyone out there is more than willing to believe what others tell them instead of using their own head to develop an opinion of their own. And, that isn't even half of them - there are many more, even where Laguna is concerned. And, yes, while I am aware the theories surrounding FFVIII MAY BE opinion, there are idiots out there who seem intent, and content, to establish their opinion as fact. THAT is where I get aggravated! And, it's those very people who bring me say do such things as this.
Seriously. If we're going to over-think every, single detail in the game, then we might as well just assume Ultima Weapon is Cloud Strife, since it wields his Butterfly Edge. Which would be interesting, since FFVII and FFVIII don't even exist in the same universe.
And, one last thing: I ABSOLUTELY cannot stand when people hate a character in a relationship SO much that they actually seem to have convinced themselves the other character doesn't like them either. What the hell is that about?! Take Squall and Rinoa for instance: I know Squall gets a lot of hate, but Rinoa seems to get more. Everything I see mocking the pair typically involves Squall ultimately loathing Rinoa because "he" finds her annoying.
Okay, let's be real here "geniuses": Squall and Rinoa DO NOT hate each other! If they did, they never would have gotten together to begin with. No one gets into a relationship they don't want to be a part of unless they're forced somehow, like an arranged marriage type ordeal. Squall and Rinoa may have gradually been pushed together by their friends, but they came to realize how they really felt about each other over time. Who kisses someone they don't feel something for, or makes such intense promises with if they have no intention of being together? IT DOESN'T MAKE SENSE!!! Just because YOU hate Rinoa does NOT mean Squall does! Do you get it?! If you don't like the pairing, just ignore it altogether and quit wasting your time doing projects consisting entirely of making fun of the pairing! That is one of the dumbest things in the world, for one. Think about it: who actually takes the opportunity to spend a large amount of time and effort on something they completely abhor? Are you really that pathetic and stupid?! (That's a rhetorical question, because such actions indicate you clearly are)
Final Fantasy VIII is an awesome game and, if you actually take time to fully understand the theme and plot of the story...maybe you would get it. People don't go around bashing CloudxTifa (at least from what I've seen), so I don't understand the ridiculous, time-wasting, completely ignorant mockery towards SquallxRinoa. The only thing I can possibly come up with is that people find Squall to be a copy-cat of Cloud, which is something I have pretty much read a few times in the past. Yeah... Because it's the character's fault how he's written... Grow up, people.
I like the game, and Cloud and Tifa, too - but I'm not so pathetic as to waste my time insulting pairings I feel are inferior or completely stupid! Why does everything always have to be compared to Cloud and Tifa? Or, even just Cloud or FFVII? Ever think that maybe Square Enix wasn't trying to compete with their previous game? Maybe they were trying to create a brand new tale and characters that just happened to fall in love (since, you know, that is the theme and major plot point of the game). Square Enix clearly had a thing for romance, at least somewhat, for the first ten Final Fantasy games as the main characters always fell in love. Why is it so great for CloudxTifa, or ZidanexGarnet (and to some degree, people seem to accept Yuna and Tidus despite finding the latter annoying as well), but it's just completely unacceptable when SquallxRinoa do? And honestly, while I like the idea of CloudxTifa, that's all it is - an idea! The pairing is cute, but it can't fully work until it's acted on by either or both parties. Final Fantasy VIII came right after Final Fantasy VII, so I would be willing to bet that Square Enix probably still had the latter on their brain(s) due to its success. Don't be an idiot and blame the characters for the writers' and creators' mindset.
Look! I just made an entire rant about why SquallxRinoa is no different from other Final Fantasy pairings WITHOUT bashing any of the others. So it's possible to deal with stuff the way it is and be an adult about things, even if you don't agree with them. Why is that so hard for everyone else?! If I can do it, it is certainly no hard task.
Seriously. Get over yourselves people. If you don't like something, just leave it as is and find something else to consume your time with. Taking your valuable time to spend countless minutes or hours doing something for the sole purpose of mocking it just because you don't agree with it is absolutely absurd and stupid. And again, you're being an absolute ASS to people whom do like the pairing. You wouldn't, and I'm sure you don't, like when someone insults something you like. So, quit being so hypocritical and stop doing the same shit to others!
Cloud and Squall are both great characters in their own ways. They both have pros and cons, and they both have their own stories to tell. This Cloud vs. Squall/FFVII vs. FFVIII debate is seriously getting old and is such a waste of time. It's as stupid as console wars, theory debates, and all of that other crap that is done for the sole purpose of feeding people's superiority complex. I get that no one likes to be proven wrong - I don't either. But there is a time when you need to grow up and stop acting like an idiot and pompous asshole!
I am not an angry person. Yes, I am certainly not the happiest person in the world, but I'm not angry. I am just so fed up with all of this crap and hate towards Final Fantasy VIII. God forbid anything attempt to even compete with Final Fantasy VII in the slightest. I mean, seriously - I read a fanfic a few months ago out of curiosity only to find out it was written for the sole purpose of mocking Final Fantasy VIII and everything about it; it is what really caused me to write all of this. It still aggravates and offends me to this day. The smallest ounce of praise towards any other game in the series gives the FFVII fan-base reason to pounce mercilessly and it's sick! It irks me to no end and I just don't take lightly to that kind of thing. Honestly, FFVII isn't my favorite game in the franchise, but I certainly don't bash it or hate on it in any way. Why are they such angry and hateful people? Get over yourselves and find something more worth your time than this excessive internet debate that just needs to end already! Let people enjoy a game without being an idiot and complaining about it in every possible way just because your too arrogant and insecure about the slightest competition.
And I doubt any Final Fantasy VII fans read my profile, yet alone my stories, so no - I have absolutely NO regrets about writing all of this. And even if I was wrong...I still wouldn't. I hope some do read this at some point so maybe you can see exactly how childish you are being.
"Into The Fire" -Story is updated! In hopes of making up for lost time, I aim to get the next chapter or two posted by the end of the month - thus, making 2 or 3 updates in one month, for once. Here's to hoping I can pull it off. However, if I cannot manage to do so, I will at least aim to get the next chapter posted early next month. I am currently working on multiple stories at once, but am trying to find a balancing point.
UPCOMING STORIES: (Not in order of production)
Final Fantasy VIII:
"Something Borrowed" - A SquallxRinoa One-shot. Definite "fluff".
"The Silver Bullet" - A "whodunnit" of sorts
"Somewhere In-Between" - Apparently the idea for this story is way overdone, but I don't care. I've never written a story with this concept in mind, so I want to try it for myself now.
"Rewind" - (Working Title)
Dissidia 011: Undecim - I will definitely be rewriting this story. I know it can be better and that's really why I want to redo it. I hope to get the first chapter up sometime this summer. 5 of the 6 characters I originally included will return and the story will be much different. I made it reflect 012's way more than intended and I hope to make up for that with a stronger story on a real 11th cycle this time.
Dead or Alive - Yeah, okay, nothing really in mind right now, except maybe a story on the 6th DOA tournament. However, I really like these games, so I am interested in writing a story pertaining to the franchise. I guess we'll see how things go.
Kingdom Hearts - Two more stories that are slowly developing. I originally started off with the intention to do a KH fanfic, but eventually went the Final Fantasy route. Now, scrapping all of my old KH ideas, I think I may be able to stick to at least one.
Legend of Zelda - Yep! And, now, I'm slowly beginning to develop an idea for a Zelda tale, too. Of course, it won't happen for a while now - but, I love these games, so here's to hoping it works out!
Crossover - I'm not really into writing crossovers, but I'd like to give it a try at least once and I'm developing an idea (at a snail's pace, if not, slower). Unfortunately, due to not being completely thought out enough just yet, I don't even have a title in mind. However, I will say that the story will revolve around major Final Fantasy rivals: Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy VIII. Common, I know, but...I just can't pass it up!XD
In what I consider a rather interesting and amazing observation, two of my stories appear to have theme songs. If you read the stories, and then listen to the song I have listed beside it, you may very well come to believe the same thing:
"Parallel" - "Taking Over Me" by Evanescense - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLveefklFMw - This perfectly describes Rinoa's search for Squall to be reunited with him, and the whole feel and theme of the story.
"Into the Fire" - "Let It Burn" by Red - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riV0Rykkmo8 - While I have not yet posted enough chapters of this story to really compare it to the song, if you pay attention to the lyrics, you may get a good idea of what this story is about. It perfectly details the relationship between Squall and Rinoa and the trials they face along the way. (Honestly, I've recently come up with an entire soundtrack for this fanfic, lol.)
Now, however...just for fun:
Let's start with your experiences of Final Fantasy (taken from ZephyrSkye's profile.8D)
Which one did you play most recently?
To you, what makes Final Fantasy such a good series?
List the FF games you've played, from favorite to least favorite,
Your Favorite Final Fantasy Game
Who does your party usually consist of?
Who is the best character?
What do you like most about the game?
Are there aspects of it you don't like?
Have you ever completed it? (Ie, got all ultimate weapons and secrets etc)
How old were you when you first played it?
Best and Worst
Best playable female character:
Best battle system:
Best summon/GF/Aeon/whatever they're called this time:
Most moving and/or epic cutscene:
Best limit/overdrive/you know what I mean:
Best character theme tune:
Favorite character of all time:
Worst story line:
Worst battle system:
Best game overall:
Worst game overall:
Favorite Character From The Games (leave blank ones you haven't played or know about personally)
II - Firion
THE KH SURVEY
(Please copy and paste this onto your profile and answer the questions! Axel says to spread the KH fever!)
1. Your favorite KH guy?
2. Your favorite KH girl?
3. Your least favorite KH guy? Why?
I don't know really, but...I guess Master Xehanhort.
4. Your least favorite KH girl? Why?
Larxene. Though recently, she's grown on me a little (and I like her lines, lol), she's just such a pain in CoM.
5. Favorite World? (Includes both KH1 and KH2)
KH1 - Atlantica and Neverland (Clock Tower), KH2 - The World That Never Was
6. Least Favorite World?
Monstro and Pride Lands
7. Favorite Weapon? (Includes both KH1 and KH2)
Ultima. Though, I have to say, the Oblivion looks AWESOME!!!
8. Least Favorite Weapon?
A lot actually. I tend to recycle the same keyblades everytime I play. Though, my least favorite of all is either the Crabhammer or the Monochrome.
9. Fav. Summon? (includes both KH1 and KH2)
KH1 - Simba and Tinkerbell (the latter is LITERALLY a life saver. I use her all the time for tough fights!)
10. Fav. Form? (aka. Sora's Forms)
Final Form, though I hate that it's so hard to obtain.
11. Favorite Pairing? (includes yaoi coupling) Why?
SoraxKairi, RoxasxNamine, AquaxTerra. I'm not too sure as to why about the second two, but let's face it...Sora and Kairi's only fault is that they refuse to voice their feelings to each other. That would clear up and end SO much tension and all about those two. I'm sorry, but SoraxRiku...UGH!
12. Least Fav. Pairing? (includes yaoi couples) Why?
Don't much go for yaoi, so...really all of them! It's just wrong, okay?!
13. Any cool crack pairings you've heard of? List 'em.
Yeah, I made one up myself, but uh...it's not in KH, lol. So...next question.
14. Weirdest Pairing(s) You've Ever Heard Of?
can't say...especially if you mean for JUST Kingdom Hearts.
15. Any "Kh-pet-peeves" you have
hmm...well, the gamers constantly going off about SoraxRiku and hating on Kairi SO harshly. I can't stand that! Seriously, WHAT. DID. SHE. DO?! She's an islander. She's going to dress that way. She's not a slut. Come on!!!
16. Fav. Partner in KH? (includes both KH1 and KH2)
Ariel (Spiral Wave is AWESOME to watch!XD A girl kicking-ass? Hell yeah!) and Riku - come on, the two best friends FINALLY get to save the world together for REAL! That's too good!
SECTION TWO: Do you believe it, or not believe it?
17. Do you believe in the Xemnas/Saix theory?
I might or might not if I knew what this question meant.
18. Do you believe that Zexion is emo?
Again, not quite sure what "emo" means, but...no?
19. Do you believe that Marluxia is gay?
What gives everyone that idea? the rose petals? There was a character in a PS1 game years ago that was male and used rose petals during at least one attack. No one thought HE was gay.
20. Do you believe that Kairi is the most annoying character in KH?
Not. even. close. The most annoying character? To me? Is probably Xemnas...or Sephiroth (even though the latter doesn't really have much of a role in KH).
SECTION THREE: Answer Yourself!
21. If Roxas had to choose either Namine or Olette, who would you root for? Why?
Probably Namine. I like Olette and all, but I don't see them being a couple. On top of that, it's practically inevitable that Roxas would fall for Namine due to specifics pertaining to their past. They were just basically meant to be!=)
22. What's your theory on KH: Birth by Sleep?
Actually, I never really came up with one. I was just wishing they'd get back to Sora and the others already. Still...BBS has grown on me.
23. Was Chain of Memories a waste of time?
No, I don't think so. It did clear up a lot of things pertaining to the start of KH2 (Roxas, Organization XIII, Namine, etc.) If you didn't play it, you'd be TOTALLY lost (like I was, having played KH2 BEFORE CoM, lol.) I think CoM was actually the LAST of the first three games I completed. Whoops...
24. If you had the choice of meeting ONE (and ONLY ONE!) KH character, who would it be?
Aww...I can't decide between Sora and Kairi. I hate this question!
25. Which KH character do you relate to the most? Why?
I can't really say. I can be like Riku sometimes, to be honest, but at the same time...I think I'm more like Sora, with a hint of Kairi in me due to her caring and compassionate personality.
26. What's the most embarrassing moment that ever happened to you that had something to do with KH?
I can't really remember, but I think there was a time when I used Sora and Auron's "Bushido" on Hades when running from his "lair" in the Underworld. I knew he couldn't be hurt at the specific point I launched the attack, but I did it anyway. I still don't know why...
27. Have you ever cosplayed as a KH character? If so, who? If not, who would you like to cosplay as?
No. I've considered it and even WANTING to do it, but...I don't think I ever could. Now, if I'd ever thought about it back when we still celebrated Halloween...I'd probably have chosen Sora!
28. The Funniest Moment in all of KH would be...?
In CoM, on the Destiny Islands, when Sora runs up to Riku. It was something like:
Sora: You're Riku!
Riku: Gee, thanks for remembering me. It's only been, what...a couple hours?
Don't quite remember it completely, but I know it was along that line.
29. The Hardest Enemy/Boss was...?
Sephiroth. Taken him on ONLY once in both games, but that was enough for me. I never played either game long enough to stand a chance at actually beating him.
30. What was a good edition in KH2 that made it oh-so-addictive?
The drive forms were a DEFINITE plus! Loved that idea and it really amped up Sora's potential! The only thing that made it better was Riku as a world partner!XD Now...if only he could have joined them OUTSIDE that world...and Kairi, too! *hint, hint, SE*
SECTION FOUR: Decisions, Decisions...
Note: You MUST only choose one! "Both" or "Neither" in unacceptable!!
31. Hayner or Pence?
32. Zexion or Marluxia?
33. Riku or Roxas?
34. Roxas or Sora?
35. Axel or Demyx
36. Kairi or Larxene?
37. AkuRoku or SoRiku?
38. Namixas or Namiku?
39. Zemyx or AkuRoku?
40. SoKai or SoRiku?
41.Sea Salt Ice Cream or Paopu Fruit?
42. Cloud or Leon
Leon (Squall). Cloud's cool, but...Squall is my favorite.
43. CloTi or Clerith?
44. Simple and Clean or Passion?
Simple and Clean really...
SECTION FIVE: The Last Section!!
45. List all the KH character you've fallen for. (This includes Final Fantasy charcter as well)
46. What crossovers would you like to see with KH?
Um...what all is left? ...I guess more FFVIII for me, too! If speculation is true that, given the end of KH2 with the letter Squall was reading, Rinoa might be coming into the series - oh, that'd be AWESOME! I'd love to see that!XD I'm curious as to whom would voice her, too.
47. Does anyone in KH look like another character? List 'em all!
Kairi, Namine, Xion, Aqua (sort of)
Sora, Roxas, Vanitas
Axel does kind of resemble Riku to a degree
48. Which new KH game can you absolutely NOT wait for?
Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep, Kingdom Hearts 3! Get on with the third story of the trio, SE! I'm dying!!! And while you're at it...MAKE KAIRI A PARTNER NOW!!! She's offered in both games and been rejected in either. Come on!
49. Do you like KH1 or KH2 better? Why?
KH2. MUCH happier ending, Kairi fought (even momentarily), and there weren't any Heartless in that game that freaked me out. I HATED Agrabah and Monstro in the first game! EESH!!!
50. LAST QUESTION! What makes Kingdom Hearts one of the best games in the world!?
It's a new kind of story and the characters keep changing; progressing in new and better ways! You can clearly see how much they've grown from KH1 to KH2!
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