Final Fantasy VII: A New Threat
Since its release in 1997, Final Fantasy® VII has sold more than 10 million
copies worldwide, making it one of the bestselling and most critically-
acclaimed titles in video game history. Its success encouraged developers
Square-Enix to continue the saga, telling the tale through various mediums.
The author of this novel (also known by his online alias ‘S and G’) has
reproduced the saga in written form, basing the work closely on the
Compilation of Final Fantasy® VII as a whole.
All material without exception derived from Final Fantasy® VII (1997), Before
Crisis: Final Fantasy® VII (2004), Final Fantasy® VII: Advent Children
(2005), Last Order: Final Fantasy® VII (2005), Dirge of Cerberus: Final
Fantasy® VII (2006), Dirge of Cerberus Lost Episode: Final Fantasy® VII
(2006), Crisis Core: Final Fantasy® VII (2008), On the Way to a Smile: Final
Fantasy® VII (2009), and all official publications is property of Square-Enix
Holdings Co., Ltd.
Based on the story by Kazushige Nojima, Yoshinori Kitase
and Hironobu Sakaguchi.
Original cover art and logo designed by John Rose.
Special thanks to Dennis Petersson, Glenn H. Morrow, Yhaun, Letao, Suzaku,
Hitoshura, XComp, DarkAngel, Shinra Employee, GlitterBerri, Chocolinx,
Schala-Kitty, Souya, DLPB, Ryushikaze, Cthulhu, HcloudXIII, X-SOLDIER,
MPesca, LicoriceAllsorts, Kaleidoscopequack, OWA-2, and especially Tim
Smith, Cyntalan and Switched, who have all helped to make this possible.
Volume VII is dedicated to Switched, without whom my desire to complete this
project may have died long ago. There for me when I needed an editor, a critic,
and a friend. Thank you.
This book is intended for private use only and is not for sale.