Do You Like The Name Lightning For The Protagonist?
I'm having a hard time believing that's her actual name. it must be an alias or something. While all Final Fantasy protagonists have weird names, at least they kind of sound like actual names when taken in context. Also, they usually have a first and last name.
I wonder what she's currently called in Japan. Do you think it's just the Japanese word for lightning?
"I think they're trying REALLY hard to make her like Cloud. Cloud, Lightning, I'm catching a pattern here. Personally, I don't like it so much, but I didn't like the name Zidane, either. i've since warmed up to the name, and love FFIX.Yeah, FFIX is just so good it makes you love any name.
Ehh, I dunno. When I first heard the name in my head, I thought it was stupid, but it's quickly growing on me. Plus, I agree that it's probably not her real name just an alias she goes by... Hmm, what if they make it so that you can give her a name, but she still goes by Lightning, like a create a athlete mode in any number of sports games?
"It's her codename because she resembles Cloud Strife"
WTF are you talking about, Is Cloud Strife in FF13 or something? That's hardly the reason she was given the codename, as someone earlier said, it's fits in with all the other characters named after natural phenomena
Guys, Lightning isn't her real name. Nomura himself has said it's her code name. Her real name won't be reveiled until the game's launch (probably). Geez, do you guys live under a rock? They've said so a long time ago (read: over a year).
I just had an epiphany! If they continue the trend like they said they would...
Something in me tells me her name will be Rain (or Raine, Rayn, Rayne). It's actually a beautiful name, when you think about it.
" I dunno. I kinda like Lightning. I wouldn't mind if it was the final name.I thought Lightning will be a code name. Her real name will be revealed in the game, but I think I heard somewhere that she doesn't remember it. This is probably a rumor though.
"Think about the storm related naming conventions for the main characters in many of the more recent Final Fantasy games. It fits with the theme there.Yeah Lightning fits the theme and I'm fine with it, but naming someone Lighting does make it feel like they're running out of storm related names.
When I first heard that her name was Lightning I thought it was a little weird. But now I think it is pretty cool, whether it is her alias or not. Wouldnt mind at all if thats what she is called through the majority of the game. I just hope that if it is an alias that her real name wont be horrible.
I don't mind the name. I'm pretty glad to see a woman as the main character. Hopefully she'll be a tough-as-nails chick (seems that way so far); if she ends up being a damsel in distress having to be rescued by a dude who looks like a chick, I'll be pissed.
I'm not really crazy about it, to be honest. I'm not sure why, but "Lightning" just seems a little too awkward to be her real name... I hope it is a codename or whatever, I hadn't heard that rumor but it gives me hope! Regardless, I'm sure this game is going to be amazing, I haven't ever played a FF game that I didn't love.
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