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    FFF Mythology Manual: Phoenix

    FFFMM: Phoenix: A Bird Reborn Not many mythology-based metaphors possess an impact quite as powerful as the Phoenix rising from the ashes. The imagery of a rebirth following hardship is attractively therapeutic, encapsulated perfectly by the self-engendering mythical bird which upon death is...
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    Norse Myths That Inspired Final Fantasy VII – By M. J. Gallagher.

    Heimdall’s horn has sounded for all mythology fans! Norse Myths That Inspired Final Fantasy VII is the latest book by award-winning Final Fantasy community author M. J. Gallagher. This ambitious, well-researched work examines how Norse lore and Viking culture manifests in the locations...
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    The Blueness of a Wound: Launch interview with Roko Zaper

    Today Zaperart has successfully launched The Blueness of a Wound on Steam, a point & click adventure game set in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Australia. From the creator of the graphic novel Lost Dreams of the Unicorn (Roko Zaper - also known as redcloud9 here on Final Fantasy Forums)...
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    FFF Mythology Manual: Hades

    DISCLAIMER: CONTAINS SHADOWBRINGERS SPOILERS THROUGHOUT. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT THE READER SHOULD COMPLETE THE GAME BEFORE READING THIS. FFFMM - Hades: Shadow Lord Hades, Greek mythology’s god of the Underworld, regularly emerges in modern popular culture. Often he is depicted as a hellish...
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    FFF Mythology Manual: Siren

    FFFMM - Siren: Seductive Song The Sirens are amongst Greek mythology's most characteristic monsters. Usually envisioned as half-bird, half-woman, Sirens lure distracted sailors with sweet music causing them to ruin their ships on the rocks. They embody the treacherous zone where sea meets land...
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    FFF Mythology Manual: Ixion

    FFF Mythology Manual - Ixion: The Dark Horse of Djose! Introduction: The Equine Experiment. Within the pantheon of Final Fantasy’s summonable creatures Ixion does not often show himself (his first and most notable appearance being in Final Fantasy X); yet he’s clearly made an impression and...
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    Information Mythology Manual Noticeboard

    Welcome to the Final Fantasy Forums’ Mythology Manual Noticeboard! This shall serve as a hub for the Mythology Manual article series (2015-present). Any news relating to the Final Fantasy Forums Mythology Manual (FFFMM) shall be posted here so that it is easier to keep up to date. What is the...
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    FFF Mythology Manual: Shiva

    FFF Mythology Manual – Shiva: The Transcendent Snow Sorceress. (an improved update of this article can be read in Timber Maniacs issue 2, pages 5-10) Only a handful of summoned creatures are as ubiquitous within the Final Fantasy universe as Shiva. Since her first appearance in Final Fantasy...
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    FFFMM Halloween Special: Phantom Train and Doomtrain.

    FFFMM Halloween Special - Phantom Train and Doomtrain: Spooky Trains on Separate Tracks. Ghost trains have captured the imaginations of many people. Not only are there real-world reports of haunted trains, but they appear in literature, and dark rides in theme parks and fairgrounds labelled as...
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    FFF Mythology Manual: Red XIII

    FFF Mythology Manual - Red XIII: Nanaki the Native. Red XIII is truly a contender for the most unique of playable characters in the Final Fantasy series. Appearing in FFVII and related compilation material, Red XIII (or Nanaki) is not only a member of a species other than human (a rare treat in...
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    FFF Mythology Manual: Alexander

    FFF Mythology Manual - Alexander: Divine Defender. Alexander is a very popular recurring summon in the Final Fantasy series. His appearance is that of a gigantic robot and often doubles as a mobilised fortress. Alexander is usually quadrupedal (or, more accurately, tripedal as his body...
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    FFF Mythology Manual: Ultros

    FFF Mythology Manual - Ultros: An unorthodox adaptation! Anyone who has played Final Fantasy VI will be aware of a certain talkative, loveable, and yet terribly perverted purple octopus. The creature’s goofy teeth and mischievously sinister eyes make him one of the funniest, most iconic and...
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