The Let's Play Archive

Final Fantasy X

by The Dark Id

Part 24: Episode XIX-2: Burn My Dread

Well, that was quite the scene. Do not ask Yuna to do that water walking parlor trick again. That was a one time only show.

"I mean, I used to think having to go to practice every day for blitzball was a pain but sheesh. This blows it out of the water."
"Yuna chose her own path. She knew from the beginning what it meant. All we can do is protect her along the way. Until the end."

"...What's the end?"

Tidus suddenly becomes the center of attention.

*sighs and walks away* "Until she defeats Sin."
"Now please, go revel in mutual ignorance with Wakka from now on..."

"Uhh... Yeah... Of course... She's gotta beat Sin. I totally knew that. I was just testing you..." *cough*

"You did very well!""

"No more people being killed by Sin. No more sendings for Yuna. Everyone stood there watching her. It was strange, and somehow... horrifying. I never wanted to see it again.”
”I dug the music, though. That wasn’t too bad....”

And so our first rather turbulent day on Kilika Island draws to a close. As does this mini-update. However, this one is more for my benefit than anything. We have another temple for Yuna’s pilgrimage in the coming days. Moreover, Yuna will be receiving a new Aeon there. It is rather difficult to play ahead and build a backlog of updates with that whole pesky "letting you jerks name the Aeons" thing I committed to. So we are going to jump ahead a bit and name the next one right now.

Kilika Temple holds the Aeon Ifrit. What's an Ifrit?

Wikipedia posted:

Ifrit are supernatural creatures in Arabic and Islamic cultures. They are in a class of infernal Jinn noted for their strength and cunning. An ifrit is an enormous winged creature of fire, either male or female, who lives underground and frequents ruins. Ifrits live in a society structured along ancient Arab tribal lines, complete with kings, tribes, and clans. They generally marry one another, but they can also marry humans. While ordinary weapons and forces have no power over them, they are susceptible to magic, which humans can use to kill them or to capture and enslave them. As with the jinn, an ifrit may be either a believer or an unbeliever, good or evil, but he is most often depicted as a wicked and ruthless being.

Well, that's the mythological version. The Final Fantasy X incarnation...?

A giant ornery fire-elemental wolfman dude. Eh. At least it is vaguely closer to the mark than Valefor. Anyway, this thing needs a name and I'll let you jerks come up with it. Let's review the boundaries...

We’ll go with whatever you jerks come to a popular consensus upon or whatever I find most amusing.

Well then, get to it!

Video: Episode 19-2 Cutscene