Rising Phoenix » by DominaRegina Down on her luck, disgraced professor Quistis Trepe meets Rinoa Heartilly, and the two women learn to heal from their wounds through the unexpected bond they share. Yuri. AU.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 6, words: 20k+, 12/22, Quistis T., Rinoa H.
37Silver and Steel » by colobonema 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. Pre-modern AU, Squinoa.
T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 11, words: 41k+, favs: 6, follows: 6, updated: 12/19 published: 5/23, Laguna L., Rinoa H., Squall L.
2 Becoming by Dee Moyza If SeeD insisted on giving her a new name, she would live up to it.
T, English, Drama, words: 200, 12/13
9knights & spells » by KokoLockhart "you're-going-to-like-me, you're-going-to-like me... did it work?" damn right it did. — a collection of squinoa drabbles/one-shots.
T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 10, words: 9k+, favs: 13, follows: 9, updated: 12/4 published: 5/4, [Squall L., Rinoa H.]
2 The Good Bed by Dee Moyza After breaking one bed in the hotel room she's sharing with Nida, Selphie challenges him to a game of Triple Triad to decide who gets the remaining bed. (Written for The Island Closest to Hell's Winter Festival 2020 on Tumblr, Week 1 Prompts: One Bed / Triple Triad) [Post-game, one-shot, pure silliness]
K+, English, words: 2k+, 12/2, Nida, Selphie T.
26 Curious as a Cat (Esthar Chronicles 1) » by Dee Moyza For much of her life, Quistis hasn't been particularly inquisitive. But an unusual sighting on the skyways of Esthar rekindles her curiosity and leads to an encounter that renews her sense of purpose and passion for knowledge, and just might help her find her place in the world. Post-game, multi-chapter. [EDIT 11/17/20 - edited and restructured chapters; story remains the same.]
T, English, chapters: 14, words: 70k+, favs: 6, follows: 3, updated: 11/17 published: 8/28/2018, [Quistis T., OC]
22 The End of Days » by colobonema 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).
T, English, Supernatural & Drama, chapters: 8, words: 18k+, favs: 3, follows: 5, updated: 11/13 published: 5/23, [Rinoa H., Squall L.] Irvine K., Selphie T.
1 Spark » by SapientesGladio It's always the ones that you least expect. [Missing Scenes: After Trabia Missile Crisis & After The Promise At the Meadow] - During FF8 - Post-Canon
T, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 5, words: 8k+, favs: 2, updated: 11/9 published: 7/28, Selphie T., Squall L.
Enrollment by Esseo Squall and Seifer are enlisted at BALAMB GARDEN A roleplay that will never be finished
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 11/4, Seifer A., Squall L.
17Cyclicity » by Halfpenny Eden is drawn and the dust is settling from the battle with Ultima Weapon, so Zell gets busy remapping the corners of the universe inside his skull. (In-progress.)
K+, English, chapters: 4, words: 26k+, favs: 10, follows: 11, updated: 10/31 published: 1/6/2018, Squall L., Zell D.
1 How it Began by Kyle-Leonhart Quistis, on the eve of a life-changing moment, reflects on how everything began, and how she came to be where she is. Oneshot, Quall fluffpiece
K+, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 10/27, Quistis T., Squall L.
4 Ascension of Witches » by Jpnh REVISED 11/28/20. Twenty years after the defeat of Ultimecia, Nexi, Atrop, and Fable are about to become SeeDs, following in the footsteps of their adoptive parents Squall and Rinoa. But they soon discover that not everyone is comfortable with the state of the world, particularly in their feelings toward Rinoa: the last known Sorceress. [Rinoa is Ultimecia, how it happens]
T, English, Fantasy, chapters: 14, words: 88k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, updated: 10/16 published: 9/10
11Evolución » by Galkimasera Squall es un solitario y taciturno cadete que evita a toda costa relacionarse con su entorno. Pronto se ve empujado por un destino mayor que él mismo y su visión del mundo y de las personas que le rodean se irá transformando de una forma que no habría imaginado. Colección de one-shots que relatan la evolución personal de nuestro protagonista.
K, Spanish, Friendship & Romance, chapters: 9, words: 34k+, favs: 1, follows: 5, updated: 10/14 published: 1/24, Squall L.
1 staying over by cyanoscarlet "You do realize your room alone is much bigger than this entire apartment?" "Exactly, it's a lot stuffier than I would ever like. It's why I never stay there." [Squinoa, Modern AU.]
K, English, Romance & Family, words: 538, favs: 5, 10/5, [Rinoa H., Squall L.]
5Where I Belong (Esthar Chronicles 3) » by Dee Moyza While studying the history of Estharian aircraft, Selphie comes across her own name in an article about a deadly revolt in a mining town, not long after the overthrow of Adel. Shocked, she travels to the town, hoping to piece together clues about her past, and to dig up just one memory of the people she loved so long ago. Post-game, multi-chapter.
K, English, Drama, chapters: 2, words: 9k+, favs: 4, follows: 4, updated: 10/4 published: 12/4/2019, Selphie T.
Your Eyes Tell by BiaPorto27 A short story based on Final Fantasy VIII theme song, "Eyes On Me", and Squall and Rinoa s relationship.
K, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 9/27, Rinoa H., Squall L.
1Final Fantasy VIII - Journey For Redemption » by jcamilleri87 Journey for Redemption sees Seifer living with his decisions after following his dreams to be a sorceress knight. His skill and his friendship will be put to the test when he needs to explore more about himself and about what he has done in the past.
T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 7, words: 16k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 9/15 published: 7/15/2019
1 Degenerator by Jpnh Dr. Gesper of Esthar was livid. Years of hard work all gone to waste, that bastard Odine claiming the spotlight as Esthar's greatest inventor. But Gesper had an ace in his pocket. He had invented the ultimate machine, one that would end all of Esthar's waste management problems for good...
T, English, Fantasy & Sci-Fi, words: 1k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 9/10, Odine
3Deling-quents » by SHiiN0Bii How Seifer and Rinoa met.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 3, words: 4k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 9/7, Rinoa H., Seifer A.
6Paradise VIII » by Dakk Tribal Despite finding himself in a unique predicament Squall is convinced by a certain angel to finally take the time to enjoy himself. / Lemon later, plenty of fluff
T, English, Romance, chapters: 7, words: 10k+, favs: 7, follows: 6, updated: 9/4 published: 8/28/2018, Rinoa H., Squall L.
5 Gettin' Cozy in FH by colobonema 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.
T, English, Friendship & Humor, words: 2k+, favs: 4, 9/3, Irvine K., Rinoa H., Squall L., Zell D.
3 Eighteen Minutes by Emerald-Latias It's not about how far you go, it's about how far it feels. For the 2020 Successor Challenge theme "Distance."
K+, English, words: 705, favs: 2, 8/31
3 Wild Cherries by NarayanFX Summer; humid air, ocean salt and the beginning of the end. Pre-Game. Rinoa x Seifer. Please read & review! Written for The Successor Challenge 2020.
T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 554, favs: 3, 8/31, Rinoa H., Seifer A.
a well-placed remark by cyanoscarlet "So…have you ever kissed anyone?" "That joke wasn't funny on our wedding night five years ago, and it's not funny now." (feat. Squall and Seifer, Idiot Husbands.)
K, English, Humor & Romance, words: 402, 8/28, [Squall L., Seifer A.]
1 Bookshops and Bonding by TomteNissea03 Pre-Canon. The first time Rinoa met Seifer was in a bookstore. light Rinoa/Seifer fluff and work on character development. Crosslisted on A03
K, English, Romance & Fantasy, words: 2k+, updated: 8/19 published: 8/17, Rinoa H., Seifer A.