103Silver and Steel » Swords, sorcery and Squinoa, in a feudal AU setting. In the underbelly of Esthar's castle town, far below the silver-leafed tower of the Lord's keep high on its hill, a band of thieves run afoul of the Lord of the domain's soldiers. *Leans towards the M rating in later chapters (for violence/sexual content)
Final Fantasy VIII, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 18, words: 72k+, favs: 12, follows: 14, updated: 5/8 published: 5/23/2020, [Rinoa H., Squall L.] Laguna L.
7 Under the Mask The Galbadian government has pledged to send 10,000 healthcare workers as aid relief during Esthar's pandemic, and Rinoa signs up, determined to give all that she can. AU Squinoa oneshot written for the 2021 #PandemicChallenge.
Final Fantasy VIII, T, English, Drama & Romance, words: 4k+, favs: 6, 3/7, Rinoa H., Squall L.
2 Missing Terra struggles with the loss of her Esper self after the world is reborn. Postgame.
Final Fantasy I-VI, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Supernatural, words: 3k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, 11/20/2020, Edgar, Terra
22 The End of Days » Selphie's life is altered forever by an encounter on a mission for the Duke of Dollet. The magic is stronger than the vessel, or so they say; but are all vessels equal? Postgame, multi-POV (Selphie, Irvine, Rinoa).
Final Fantasy VIII, T, English, Supernatural & Drama, chapters: 8, words: 18k+, favs: 5, follows: 5, updated: 11/13/2020 published: 5/23/2020, [Rinoa H., Squall L.] Irvine K., Selphie T.
7 Gettin' Cozy in FH The night after the concert in Fisherman's Horizon, Irvine and Rinoa commiserate with each other about their failures to win over the objects of their respective affections. Mid-canon. Written for the Encore Round of the 2020 Successor Challenge.
Final Fantasy VIII, T, English, Friendship & Humor, words: 2k+, favs: 6, 9/3/2020, Irvine K., Rinoa H., Squall L., Zell D.
5 Ten Thousand Dabs of Paint Esthar's most celebrated artist accepts an unusual commission from the Presidential Palace. Pre-canon. For the Successor Challenge 2020.
Final Fantasy VIII, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 3k+, favs: 4, 8/16/2020, Kiros, Laguna L.
5 Even If You Don't Stand Out Finding his place, and his role to play, gave him the confidence to take his first steps across a social distance that seemed insurmountable. Nida/Quistis, mid-canon. For the Successor Challenge 2020.
Final Fantasy VIII, K+, English, Friendship & Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 4, 8/5/2020, Nida, Quistis T.
2 The Last Spark She always felt the moment a soul joined the Lifestream, but this one was different. Aerith and Zack one-shot, immediately prior to the game.
Final Fantasy VII, K+, English, Supernatural & Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, favs: 16, follows: 5, 4/19/2020, [Aerith G., Zack F.]
65 Angel's Scar » A year after the events of the game, Squall finds himself troubled by Rinoa's growing unhappiness and fleeting glimpses of a woman who causes him to doubt his girlfriend's state of mind, as well as his own sanity.
Final Fantasy VIII, T, English, Suspense & Romance, chapters: 14, words: 36k+, favs: 17, follows: 20, updated: 4/7/2020 published: 12/24/2019, [Rinoa H., Squall L.] Quistis T., Zell D.
3 The Balamb Underground Zell entrusts Selphie and Irvine with the task of investigating Ma Dincht's unexplained source of income. Postgame, one-shot.
Final Fantasy VIII, T, English, Humor & Crime, words: 4k+, favs: 5, 1/25/2020, Irvine K., Ma Dincht, Selphie T., Zell D.
5 Stopped With Sorcery, a moment of snatched time can stretch on and on... until she decides to release it. Postgame, Rinoa/Squall one-shot.
Final Fantasy VIII, T, English, Supernatural & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 10, follows: 2, 1/11/2020, [Rinoa H., Squall L.]
3 Loneliness of the Sharpshooter It sucks, being the only one who remembers. Pre-game and in-game Irvine and Selphie.
Final Fantasy VIII, T, English, Friendship & Angst, words: 2k+, favs: 5, 11/26/2019, Irvine K., Selphie T.
43 Eye of the Storm » Three years after the defeat of Ultimecia, Rinoa's magic has spiraled out of her control and destroyed everything she fought for. But perhaps the fabric of reality can be reshaped, and a world completely cleansed of sorcery may bring back what she has lost…
Final Fantasy VIII, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 12, words: 64k+, favs: 25, follows: 23, updated: 11/14/2019 published: 6/30/2019, [Squall L., Rinoa H.] Ellone, Laguna L.
14 The Prospect of an Eternity with Selphie Tilmitt » Irvine inherits an unexpected gift from his grandfather - the Kinneas family ghost, who would like to point out that actually, she's technically undead, thank you very much. AU.
Final Fantasy VIII, T, English, Adventure & Humor, chapters: 8, words: 25k+, favs: 7, follows: 7, updated: 11/2/2019 published: 8/26/2019, [Irvine K., Selphie T.] [Rinoa H., Squall L.]
4 Three Anniversaries A routine medical examination stirs up some memories. Squinoa one-shot celebrating the twentieth anniversary of FFVIII, written for the Encore Round of the 2019 Successor Challenge.
Final Fantasy VIII, T, English, Friendship & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 13, follows: 2, 9/1/2019, [Rinoa H., Squall L.] Dr. Kadowaki
17 Contract Breaker » Newly-graduated SeeD Squall Leonhart is hired by General Caraway for a solo mission, working undercover in a resistance organization in Timber. However, he starts to find the mission objective harder and harder to stomach. AU/What If? For the Successor Challenge 2019.
Final Fantasy VIII, T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 5, words: 11k+, favs: 7, follows: 6, updated: 8/22/2019 published: 8/18/2019, [Squall L., Rinoa H.] General Caraway