In the second piece of our investigation into FFVIII’s weird world of weird summons for weirdos. These ones are weird.
Imagine arriving home and not recognising anything at all, everything familiar gone. Imagine booting up a game and not knowing what it would be.
Summons are old hat in Final Fantasy games, but the summon monsters in VIII are unusual in a very deliberate way. Come along as we pick apart the purpose of these god monsters.
Have you heard the one about Rinoa being the evil sorceress Ultimecia? Or the secret identity of Squall’s father? Or the true purpose of the Shumi Tribe?
Let me tell you of a wonderful world where people are allowed to race expensive cars all day long and no matter how well they do someone hugs them.
Bruce, why do we fall? Actually, why is falling so bad anyway? This is supposed to be a video game; falling down should be amazing!