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So anyway, I won't ask "who's your favorite character?". Everybody usually says the same people. I want you all to think long and hard before you answer this: Which characters do you think have the best storylines? Factor in character development, background, all that good shit. Don't say "Cloud for his spiky hair" or "Squall for LionHeart", or "Locke because he steals", or "Zidane for GrandLethal". Think about it. Look past the commands and into the characters. These are my choices:

Cyan - The old knight, fiercely loyal to Doma. Hell of a character to play with, inner demons from hell, and more incentive than anyone to kill Kefka. Kefka killed his King, Wife, and Son. Not to mention everyone in Doma. Cyan had to fight off the troops by himself. Hell of a character.

Freya - She flees Burmecia looking for Sir Fratley only to discover he remembers nothing about her. She also has front row seats as Kuja, Beatrix, and Brahne are killing off the Cleyrans and Burmecians one by one. Still, she is able to fight alongside Beatrix when she comes to her senses. A true noble.

Vivi - Theologans have been debating for centuries with scientists about where we came from. Vivi has all that bottled up inside a 9 year old boy's mind and body, but still, he is relentless in his pursuit for the truth. He is unafraid of the answer, a badass black mage, and still finds time to be nice to everybody.

Faris - Not the sharpest tool in the shed, but when she sees Reina's pendant, she knows the deal...and ties her to a mast. That, and successfully concealing her own sexuality was a hell of a pulloff. I would say Galuf, but he introduced Krile the Annoying to the series.

Edge - Okay, let's think. When you first find him, he's getting his ass kicked. Even near death, he accompanies you. Right before...*ta dah*! Sending his OWN PARENTS to hell. Davey and I both noticed the pedophile undertones, but I think I like him best from Final Fantasy's take on Daytime Soap Operas (4).

Red XIII - Hate to say it. He's older, smarter, and cooler than the other characters of FF7. I also enjoy people/characters that might LOOK funny, but deep down, there's SOMETHING that makes them better than run of the mill (Cloud) characters.

Seifer - Classic bully. Classic pawn. Edea and Ultimecia's plan for him is just to do shitty grunt work, and then probably just toss him away. He's ignorant to that, and RELENTLESS in doing their will. What a dumbass. Poor guy. I think FF8 may have one of the best casts in the series. Squall notwithstanding, I like this cast a lot. Especially (for playable characters) Zell. You have got to love PEOPLE THAT SHOUT WHEN THEY TALK! NO WAY!

Yuna - Okay, okay, I fold. 10 had an ok cast. Especially the selfless summoner who is willing to cast her life aside to bring happiness to Spira. There's something to be said for that.

Auron - Dead. Gone. Still hanging around. God, I love persistence. Not to mention that he died seconds before he was able to disembowel that Yunalesca bitch. Not to mention, that believe it or not, if you listen, you will hear Auron laugh more times than ANYONE, playable or not, in the game. AH HA HA HA HA HA!

Be warned. If you spam on this holy topic, I won't like it. Just for once, let's have an ALL Final Fantasy topic with no hair grease, sports stats, html, spamming, flaming, changing of the subject, or who likes me. Go spam on "Freddy got Fingered" if you have to. This is FF talk. Go play elsewhere, kids.

-- Anonymous, September 16, 2002


Well, you all know what my answer's going to be, but i can back it up...

Locke watches his girlfried almost die and completely lose her memory, and forget who he is, and finds out one year later that she'd been killed in an attack by the Empire, and at the last moment, her memory returned, and the last thing she uttered was his name... so he vows to protect every girl he meets, basically, and watches over Celes and Terra...


1. "I PREFER the term treasure hunting!"
2. "I'd say that guy's missing a few buttons..."(Referring to Kefka)
3. "Someone important to me was jailed by the Empire. I've hated the Empire ever since... I joined the Returners when I realized the Empire was rotten to the core. I wanted to make a difference."
4. "TERRA... Please wait for me... And...please...don't let a lecherous young king, who shall remain nameless, near you!"
5. "Hey! Call me treasure hunter, or I'll rip your lungs out!"
6. "A year passed... When I returned here, I learned that Rachel had perished in an Imperial attack. Her memory returned just before she passed away. The last thing she uttered was...my name... I never should have left her side. I...I failed her..."
7. "Aye yai yai! Izzat...you!?"(when seeing Celes in the Opera Dress)
8. "Neither Draco nor Ralse will save CELES! I, LOCKE, the world's premier adventurer, will save her!"
9. "Not a word of this to anyone else, o shrouded one..."(after he gets seasick)
10. "Hey, squidball! Don't you ever learn?"
11. "I wasn't able to save Rachel... I've lost all sense of purpose... My life will have no meaning until I can right this terrible wrong..."
12. "And I have learned to celebrate life...and the living."

-- Anonymous, September 16, 2002

Squall is my favorite for the whole Final Fantasy series. Why? the answer is simple. He thinks just like I do, acts just like I do, and rather looks a bit like I do, and I really love myself enough to be able to think he's the BESTEST.

-- Anonymous, September 16, 2002

1. Sir Auron. Badass who comes out with cool lines.Nice arsenal.Badass.Sunglasses.Badass.Stubble.Badass.And a few class FMVs.And the whole Yunalesca thing.

2.Maester Seymour.Insane asswipe.Killled own father.Insane.Beerbely.Insane.Hairy stomach.Insane.I'm sure if you were banished baaj island by your dad and see your mother become a fayth would meess you up.Oh and likes tolow stuff up.And did I menion....BLUDDY INSANE.

-- Anonymous, September 16, 2002

Well i agree with most of the characters raised from ff 6-10 not including squall he's a dick. But believe it or not i have to add Aeris she's just the best character ever. Innocent child trying to pretend to her adopted mother that there aren't voices in her head chased by the turks with no idea why, big fuck off boots that would be more suited to barret (maybe he wears little elf like shoes???) and the fact that she dies halfway through yet still comes back at the end to save the world. Superb

-- Anonymous, September 16, 2002

1. Aeris. She is the last remaining of a once- proud race, she's not afraid to die for her friends, she pretty much sacrifices herself for the planet, and she still manages to do something even when she's dead.

2. Sephiroth. First of all, you've gotta love a guy who can totally kick ass. Second, he has to put up with Jenova. That bitch is pretty much why he's evil--she's put him up to it, convinced him that he can become a god, and the poor guy is stuck with her.

3. Tidus. Finally, a main character who is not moody, or disgruntled, or whatever. I mean, he's cheerful (like Zell). He's funny (like Zell). He's good-natured (like Zell). He's blond (like Zell)!!!! He cares about what happens to others, and he's not afraid to show it. He's outgoing, and tries to do the right thing. And, let's face it, he didn't completely freak when he found out that he wasn't real. (Look at Cloud--Tifa had to convince him to return to the real world. Tidus didn't need all that.)

4. Zell. I haven't finished FF8, so I don't know that much about his background, but he's just so cool! He's hyper, and funny, and he's just such an intense character.

-- Anonymous, September 16, 2002

I have to go old school and say Cecil. He has a unique character. He goes from bad to good. Plus he kicks ass.

-- Anonymous, September 16, 2002

Heh heh...let me go REALLY old school. You guys remember Garland from FF1? He's pretty much the first enemy you fight, and at the end of the game, he dupes you into walking right into Chaos. It is uncertain as to what happens to him, but I like to think that through the "time-loop" he somehow finds himself in Terra, and starts building a Genome army. God, I LOVE Final Fantasy Crossovers!

-- Anonymous, September 16, 2002

My favorite FF charcters are

Aeris Gainsborough= she was the best female charcter in FF7 along with yuffie and i dig magic users
Celes Chere=A former General in the Empire's army, Celes was infused with the power of magic as an infant. She has rebelled against them, realizing their evil ways. And RUNIC ROCKS

-- Anonymous, September 16, 2002

Kefka - True Villainy? You'd better believe it. No villain in Final Fantasy's history has been even close to this bad. How many people did he kill? How many espers? That, and you KNEW that you would have to fight him eventually. He didn't just pop out of nowhere like Necron, for example, and start causing trouble. He is a good reason why I say 6 is the best in the series.

-- Anonymous, September 16, 2002

Edgar from FF6 because his tools get me through bosses easily and he reminds me of Lavitz from Dragoon Legends who is my fav char out of ALL rpgs Edgar's chainsaw killed all bosses so far in 1-3 rounds.

-- Anonymous, September 16, 2002

Ok just a quick question Magic Knight Man, why have you put your fav. characters as Aeris and Celes, yet have a pic of Garnet/Dagger/Cadaver

-- Anonymous, September 17, 2002

well rather than say dagger and type somthing i was gonna poast a picture and hope you just assume

-- Anonymous, September 17, 2002

Yeah that makes more sense actually...why so slow in head...

-- Anonymous, September 18, 2002

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