6Like Knives » by Savae [Post-Game / Squall] 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.
T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 13, words: 61k+, favs: 3, follows: 7, updated: 6/16 published: 1/13, [Squall L., Rinoa H.] Laguna L., Quistis T.
El Hada y El Mago by Josuhe E Una conversacion que guarda muchos secretos
K+, Spanish, Romance & Fantasy, words: 607, 6/14
5Reflection Essay » by MissSugarQuill It was just Instructor Trepe's luck that she had to preside over a Friday night detention with five students, including frequent-flyer Seifer Almasy. Seiftis, pre-game.
T, English, Romance, chapters: 4, words: 16k+, favs: 3, follows: 5, updated: 6/12 published: 5/5, [Quistis T., Seifer A.]
1 You're the Best Looking Guy Here by A Dehydrated Spider After getting his face sliced in two by Seifer's gunblade, Squall is worried it'll leave a scar. Instead, it somehow leaves his face in high definition, bringing him a lot of annoying attention. Oneshot.
T, English, Humor & Parody, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 6/9, Ellone, Quistis T., Selphie T., Squall L.
75The Lionheart Saga (Final Fantasy VIII Novelization) » by UnholyCrusada An in-depth, full length novelization/re-imagining of the beloved video game. Volumes I & II (AKA Discs 1 and 2) complete. Volume III in progress.
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 54, words: 319k+, favs: 70, follows: 72, updated: 5/30 published: 9/17/2018
37The Outlaw Knight » by staceums Very AU, light and fluffy. Final Fantasy VIII characters in a western. Seifer x Quistis, of course.
T, English, Romance & Western, chapters: 6, words: 52k+, favs: 22, follows: 29, updated: 5/9 published: 11/17/2011, Quistis T., Seifer A.
1Two Lionesses and and Outcast Angel » by Gearhead85 The youngest daughter of Squall and Rinoa has a heavy burden to carry. Especially when people look down on her because of the legacy of her mother and her disabilties. How long will her sisters be able to protect her?
T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 4, words: 14k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, updated: 5/2 published: 3/15, OC
FFVIII: Vicissitudes of Transciency » by Motifa Follow the story of a group of students, who are starting a new school year. While dealing with the complexities of life within the hidden nation of Esthar. Their paths will intersect with one another as they embark on an adventure bringing them to outer space and beyond.
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 11, words: 29k+, favs: 1, follows: 3, updated: 5/2 published: 9/19/2012, Edea K., Kiros, Laguna L., Ward
1The Garden Tactical Database » by Thefirstruleofwriteclubis A collection of records accrued from the training materials issued to prospective SeeD candidates, organised by category. (Collected technical primers for all the major organisations and militaries of the FFVIII world after Time Compression, no story as such unless anyone is keen on it, but originally posted in a more blended format in my old story 'The Scream')
K, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 5, words: 23k+, favs: 2, 4/22
2 Innerbloom by Savae [Post Game / Squall x Rinoa / Oneshot] When love unwinds and everything settles into an unpleasant limbo, what is left? For the 2022 Successor Bonus Round.
T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 2k+, favs: 3, 3/23, [Squall L., Rinoa H.] [Irvine K., Selphie T.]
2 A Young Adel by LionHeart2448 Sorceress Rinoa is asked by Instructor Aki to tell the story of a young Adel to junior class members, detailing her origins in Centra and the events that led to the old empire's fracture. Set between chapters 37 and 39 of my main fic, The Third Sorceress War.
T, English, words: 3k+, favs: 1, 3/13
Final Fantasy VIII, Book I » by Micah Rodney Squall Leonhart,student at the prestigious Balamb Garden, is a candidate for an elite mercenary organization known as SeeD. Together with his classmates, he will find himself thrust into a conflict between nations that will decide the fate of the world. What is the tyrannical nation of Galbadia planning, and who is the mysterious Sorceress behind it all?
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 19, words: 43k+, favs: 6, follows: 9, updated: 3/12 published: 9/9/2021
The Lioness by Axel Firestorm Almost three years after the Second Sorceress War, an unexpected discovery in her parents' old house prompts Ellone to visit Squall at Balamb Garden to ask for his help. But what she learns during her time there may come to be more vital to her than she realizes. A short story that also serves as a bridge to a possible Lifestream crossover sequel in the future.
T, English, words: 7k+, favs: 2, 2/25, Ellone, Rinoa H., Selphie T., Squall L.
70the lotus eater » by irishais Rinoa has put more than thirty years between herself and Garden; too bad that it's going to take more than time and distance to keep the past where she wants it to stay. (Cowritten with KindOfAGirl.)
T, English, Drama & Horror, chapters: 28, words: 66k+, favs: 6, follows: 8, updated: 2/25 published: 2/18/2021, Edea K., Rinoa H., Seifer A., Squall L.
The Brainier and The Bully » by DarkCrisan366 Is a 10-shot gag fic takes place a month after Garden of Rock and prior to the crossover fic The SeeDs and The BlazBlue where Quistis retrains Seifer at the Island Closest to Hell which further involves their close friendship. This is Quistis very own gag reel in the story.
T, English, Adventure & Humor, chapters: 7, words: 8k+, updated: 2/20 published: 4/2/2020, Quistis T.
1A Chance for Childhood » by Riku Kingdom Hearts What if Squall was given a chance to live a happy, normal life? What if in another lifetime, he was given the things he always wanted? He has his father and big sis now and he's happy, but what happens when those old memories from his first life start bleeding in?
K+, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 7, words: 7k+, favs: 4, follows: 4, updated: 2/13 published: 8/7/2021, Ellone, Laguna L., Squall L.
put your hands into the fire » by Savae [Post-game / Squall / Seifer / co-written with irishais] Once upon a time, Squall Leonhart had fooled himself into believing that he'd actually changed, but if bringing Seifer Almasy back to Garden has taught him anything, it's that some people never do. Warning: drug use, promiscuity.
T, English, Drama, chapters: 4, words: 21k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, updated: 2/4 published: 11/11/2021, Rinoa H., Seifer A., Squall L., Xu
It's Been a Wild Ride and I Want Off by Noma9 A no-name student of Balamb Garden is in want of sustenance as the dawning confrontation with Galbadia Garden draws uncomfortably near. Will they make it to the front of the line before the battle begins? Or will the realization of how utterly bullshit their school life has been distract them from both their goal of a decent meal and duty to fight?
T, English, Angst & Humor, words: 1k+, 1/28, Cid K., Squall L.
Comfortable Confessions by pinkperson Zell brings up the topic of kissing with Squall and this leads to some insight regarding Squall and even himself. Slightly slashy but could maybe be seen as platonic. Post-game.
T, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 1k+, 1/14, Squall L., Zell D.
1Triangle Love Theory » by Useless-Materia Seifer didn't know what to expect when he returned to Balamb Garden after the war. But he never would have guessed it would be a self-proclaimed romantic rival. Janz Ilsen thought he knew exactly what to expect when he finally became a SeeD. But it wasn't for the object of his every desire to be stolen right in front of him, that's for dang sure.
T, English, Romance, chapters: 9, words: 29k+, favs: 4, follows: 4, 11/18/2021, [Quistis T., Seifer A.]
5 Stuck On » by MissSugarQuill On a stormy night Quistis gets pulled into another one of Selphie's games and somehow she's stuck with Seifer for the whole duration of it. Seiftis.
T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 12, words: 40k+, favs: 4, follows: 4, updated: 10/29/2021 published: 9/15/2021, [Quistis T., Seifer A.]
Relating by pinkperson Selphie and Rinoa discuss Rinoa's abusive father over a friendly cup of coffee.
T, English, Family & Friendship, words: 1k+, 10/28/2021, Rinoa H., Selphie T.
Smile by pinkperson Squall and Rinoa drop by the Presidential Palace unannounced and, upon their arrival, see Laguna do something that deeply disturbs Squall.
T, English, Angst & Family, words: 4k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, 10/27/2021, Laguna L., Rinoa H., Squall L.
Restless Night by pinkperson Squall is unable to sleep because he can't stop thinking about Laguna. Where will his mind take him and will he be able to handle the destination?
T, English, Angst & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 10/27/2021, Laguna L., Squall L.
Proud by pinkperson Squall visits Laguna after discovering he is his father and they have their talk.
T, English, Angst & Family, words: 4k+, favs: 3, 10/27/2021, Laguna L., Squall L.