Cecil finds his beloved Rosa in Kaipo, only to learn she languishes with the deadly Desert Fever. He sets out for Damacyan to find a cure.
Cecil and his allies make their way from Mysidia to Baron along Devil's Road. Rescuing a befuddled Yang from the king's control, they infiltrate Baron Castle.
In a world where magic faded long ago, the Empire has found a girl born with magical abilities. Her encounter with an icebound esper sets in motion a chain of events that will change everything.
A former member of SOLDIER has come to destroy one of the Mako Reactors--machines that harness the planet's Lifestream to generate power.
Cloud collects his reward at AVALANCHE headquarters and turns to leave, but his childhood friend Tifa convinces him to join their raid on Mako Reactor No. 5.
Squall has undergone rigorous training as a student at Balamb Garden Military Academy. Now, to earn a chance to become a member of SeeD, Garden's elite mercenary force, he and Quistis head for the Fire Cavern.
Having passed his final exam, Squall becomes an official member of SeeD. At the graduation party, he meets Rinoa, with whom he reluctantly agrees to dance. Quistis takes Squall aside to talk after the party, and as they head back to their quarters, they hear a woman scream.
Tidus is at the top of his game as star of blitzball team the Zanarkand Abes. He is playing in the Jecht Memorial Cup tournament, when an immense creature attacks the city.
Tidus washes into the shallows off a beach where a practice game of blitzball is in session. He meets the team's captain, Wakka, who brings him to Besaid Village.
Wakka, the Black Mage Lulu, the Ronso Kimahri, and Tidus join Yuna on a ship for Kilika.
The Besaid Aurochs have arrived in Luca for a blitzball tournament. As they wait for their match to begin, Yuna is kidnapped by the Al Bhed.
Lightning and her party have fallen to Lake Bresha, a body of water turned to crystal by the magic of the fal'Cie Anima. Now branded l'Cie, they flee from their PSICOM pursuers.
Though Lightning and her companions managed to escape aboard an airship, their victory is short-lived, as PSICOM shoots them down over the Vile Peaks. Undaunted, Lightning and her companions press on...