Dollhouse » by Resting-Madness Balamb Garden mercenaries are trained to help those in need in any given situation. However, Zell doesn't know what to do... especially when he's the only one who sees her.
T, English, Supernatural & Mystery, chapters: 3, words: 5k+, updated: 9/22 published: 9/6, [Zell D., Seifer A.] [Irvine K., Squall L.]
El Sacrificio (Edición 2023) » by Riny-San Nueva edición de la historia de 2003. La guerra de Artemisa ha acabado y la paz puebla el jardín de Balamb. Pero pronto esta paz se verá interrumpida por unos extraños sucesos. ¿Que les ocurrirá a los protagonistas de esta historia? CAPITULO 3
T, Spanish, Romance & Mystery, chapters: 3, words: 12k+, updated: 9/20 published: 8/28, Rinoa H., Squall L.
9 Miss Balamb Garden » by MissSugarQuill Dreams of grandeur and romantic ideals Seifer Almasy could get on board with. But not a beauty pageant. Nope. No chance in hell. Seiftis, just for fun.
T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 15, words: 87k+, favs: 6, follows: 8, updated: 9/7 published: 12/5/2022, [Seifer A., Quistis T.]
Disarming Soldier by pinkperson Laguna and Raine's first meeting, after he wakes up for the first time since the cliff-jumping incident. Raine tends to his wounds and they have some cute moments together.
K+, English, Friendship & Drama, words: 1k+, follows: 1, 9/5, Laguna L., Raine L.
The Lion's Den by pinkperson Laguna is distressed after Squall literally runs away from him. Luckily Kiros is there to cheer him up. And Squall has Rinoa to unload on after the incident as well.
T, English, Family & Friendship, words: 3k+, 8/12, [Squall L., Rinoa H.] Kiros, Laguna L.
1 I Hate Cactuars by pinkperson Squall and Rinoa are enjoying a get-together in Balamb Garden when Laguna crashes the party. Awkwardness ensues.
T, English, Family & Drama, words: 2k+, 8/9, Laguna L., Rinoa H., Squall L.
1 My Fairy Godfather by Garden Gal Office AU. Selphie's musings on her career and the memorable people she meets on the journey. Written for #ficwip 5k 2023: "Write an AU for any fandom using no more than 5,000 words."
K+, English, Friendship & Drama, words: 4k+, favs: 1, 8/2, Laguna L., Rinoa H., Selphie T.
1FFVIII Expanded Universe - I Am Your Father by NormandyAlive With Ultimecia defeated, Laguna and Ellone return to Winhill and await the arrival of Squall. Over the course of one dark night the past will be dredged up; tough questions will be asked and Squall's life, and understanding of himself will be changed forever.
T, English, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 8/1
3FFVIII Expanded Universe - Rinoa's Mission » by NormandyAlive Her train arrives in Balamb, Rinoa clutches a bundle of money tightly - the remaining finances of The Timber Owls are in her hands. She has one mission; secure the support of Headmaster Cid and SeeD for the cause of Timber's liberation. This is a new series of short stories that are completely lore friendly to the game. These stories aim to expand on the story of the game.
T, English, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, follows: 1, updated: 7/28 published: 7/25
2 FFVIII Expanded Universe - Our First Kiss by NormandyAlive [COMPLETE] With Ultimecia defeated, and life returning to normal Squall and Rinoa spend a tender moment together. This is a new series of short, mostly one-shot stories that are completely lore friendly to the game. These stories aim to expand on the story of the game.
T, English, Romance, words: 839, favs: 1, 7/25
Break by DarkHybridChild The consequences of taking a shot, only to mess up weighs on Irvine and causes him an anxiety attack. Without Selphie around to help, there's only one other person Squall can rely on to calm him down. [SeiferxIrvine, SeiferxIrvinexSquall. I make no apologies.]
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 2k+, 7/20, [Irvine K., Seifer A., Squall L.]
1 Rest by DarkHybridChild Squall wants to stop thinking. He asks Irvine for a distraction, and gets more than just to stop thinking. He gets to rest. [IrvinexSquall drabble, author makes no apologies.]
K+, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 567, 7/8, [Irvine K., Squall L.]
The Visitor » by Garden Gal Secrets, pining, and a dangerous lack of boundaries. Just how far will Quistis go to help Seifer? Inspired by the movie Inception (2010).
T, English, Fantasy & Angst, chapters: 4, words: 32k+, favs: 2, updated: 7/7 published: 6/16, [Quistis T., Seifer A.] [Nida, Xu]
18Like Knives » by Savae [Post-Game / Squall / Slow Burn] When does one become greater than the sum of his mistakes? Reeling in the aftermath of all that could have been, Squall Leonhart—a year shy of thirty, weekend father, and disgraced SeeD—is left to examine a lifetime of failed attempts at happiness, all while trying to overcome the demons of his past. (Full Synopsis in Prologue)
T, English, Drama, chapters: 25, words: 131k+, favs: 6, follows: 14, updated: 7/5 published: 1/13/2022, Laguna L., Quistis T., Rinoa H., Squall L.
Body Poetry » by Garden Gal [Ch. 3 posted June 2023] An ongoing collection of Seiftis vignettes written in prose. Each piece will center around a specific action- or movement-based verb.
T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 3, words: 5k+, favs: 1, updated: 6/24 published: 1/23, [Quistis T., Seifer A.]
1 Diamond by Alessia Heartilly The pain comes and goes, ebbing on the waves of the curative spells Dr. Kadowaki regularly throws at him. [for prompt: "Stop pulling heroic shit when I'm not around to talk you out of it." by irishais]
T, English, Romance & Humor, words: 3k+, favs: 1, 6/1, [Rinoa H., Squall L.] Dr. Kadowaki
2 The Heat That I Want » by Garden Gal But there is a cruel twist of irony in this gift! My beauty is fueled by my loneliness, and one day this fuel may burn me alive. / My loneliness radiates from my body like perfume. My loneliness gives me the air of festive tragedy. My loneliness has shaped me into the wistful honey-belle that I am today. / I am beautiful and I am wrinkled. / I am thirty-eight years old.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 3, words: 10k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, updated: 5/29 published: 5/1, [Quistis T., Seifer A.]
1 The wolves (what might have been lost) by Alessia Heartilly Raine deserved all this, and yet he couldn't give it to her. He hopes she forgives him, if he's thinking of his selfish guilt when their son looks so deliriously in love. He hopes she can understand him, if amidst all the tenderness and the pride for the happy couple, there's also a pang of regret for what could have been, what should have been.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 11k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 5/26, [Squall L., Rinoa H.] Dr. Kadowaki, Laguna L.
1 Winter's Gift by DarkHybridChild Squall's always enjoyed the cold and winter. It's how he found Shiva. Shiva blesses him with all the beauty and power she wields.
K, English, Family, words: 1k+, favs: 3, 5/26, Shiva, Squall L.
2Understudy Part II » by murdermostfowl A pardon doesn't promise reintegration. Quistis finally gets around to returning Hyperion and gets more than she bargained for. Language.
T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 8k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, updated: 5/25 published: 5/21, Quistis T., Seifer A.
The Three Great Powers by LionHeart2448 Detailing the abrupt change in the old balance of power over the past century, and how the fall of Centra aided Sorceress Adel's ambition for global conquest.
T, English, words: 893, favs: 1, follows: 1, 5/9
Requited Respite by SapientesGladio Squall gets a spa retreat for his twenty-sixth birthday. He surprised himself when he wasn't going to Trabian Goodbye this excursion.
K+, English, Humor, words: 1k+, 5/5, Rinoa H., Squall L.
1 Lazy Afternoons by SapientesGladio Waking up in the same bed as your girlfriend can be fun.
T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, 5/5, [Quistis T., Rinoa H.]
Bravery by DarkHybridChild Seifer asks Squall if he's brave. Squall's answer is simple. [Blantant excuse to write SeiferxSquall. Author makes no apologies.]
K+, English, Romance & Drama, words: 817, 5/1, [Seifer A., Squall L.]
3The Knights of Rinoa » by Jpnh Ten years after the tragic death of Squall and the rise of Rinoa-Ultimecia, SeeDs struggle to protect the world from her onslaught, seeking to survive until the day when the Fated Children will come and save them. But what if simply waiting for the future isn't enough? What if more needs to be done before Ultimecia's fate is truly sealed? [Sequel to Ascension of Witches]
T, English, Fantasy, chapters: 3, words: 19k+, follows: 2, updated: 4/29 published: 1/18