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There is a lot more to the story of Aerith than how she died. Cloud was the main character of the game, which meant that either Aerith or Barret had to die. . it is possible that the two of them met while recording Crisis Core. Zack Fair (ザックス・フェア, Zakkusu Fea) is a fictional character first introduced as a non-player Nojima also used Zack to link Cloud and Aerith Gainsborough, as Aerith had seen something of Zack in Cloud. In Crisis Core, Zack has two attires; his Final Fantasy VII outfit and a different outfit worn during the start of the . For Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII on the PSP, a GameFAQs that have affected her life up til she meets Cloud is simply whims of Zack. Ours is.
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He's distraught and heartbroken and missing her attributes and actions, this is extremely romantic already but what makes it even more unique is that Cloud doesn't do this for anyone else. This sort of behavior is reminiscent of Squall's words to Rinoa when she's in her coma. They're very romantic and quite impressive thoughts for Cloud to portray. All that said, I do hope for more scenes, that way people who aren't convinced of their love story yet CAN be convinced, because, it is truly such a beautiful love story that everyone deserves to know and love.
Given the whole Aeris dies aspect. Crisis core also gave the impression that her relationship with Zack was what led to her liking Cloud to start with since he was acting more like him at the time.
I guess you didn't see the part where I said: I follow the "normal" plot as Nomura put it. The "normal" plot that says the Cloud and Aerith date is the canon choice. And, honestly, if the best argument you have for Cloud and Tifa is "Aerith dies" then that's not evidence at all. Tidus died at the end of FFX, does that mean Yuna and him couldn't love each other still? Because there's an entire sequel created just to show fans that love survives distance, time, and even death.
Crisis Core has its fair share of retcons, like Zack giving Aerith the ribbon when really Dismantled and even the original game shows Aerith always had a ribbon; Crisis Core also says Zack suggest Aerith start selling her flowers but Dismantled states that Aerith met Zack while selling flowers.
Regarding the relationship of Zack and Aerith, the creators have described them as "platonic", "juvenile", and "similar to friendship". She wears brown boots and metal bracers on her wrists and around the edges of her jacket sleeves. In all her appearances Aerith's long light brown hair is plaited with a large pink ribbon; within the ribbon she keeps the White Materia orb given to her by her mother. Segmented bangs frame Aerith's face and she has emerald green eyes. During a Wall Market quest she wears a red spaghetti-strapped formal gown with frill designs and red heels.
Her long light brown wavy hair is let loose but retains her large pink ribbon. As a child, she wears a dark blue denim jumper dress with a light teal turtleneck, white socks and brown shoes.
Her ribbon is light teal. After her adoption, she wears a burnt orange loose collar shirt with a yellow collar, brown shorts and a matching short boots. Her ribbon is yellow.Crisis Core: C09S04 Cloud and Zack Inn [English Sub]
Advent Children with new details to her jacket, giving her two pockets on the breast and replacing the metal bands on the sleeves with leather belts. This is how Aerith appears in most of her spin-off appearances. During their first date Zack Fair buys her the iconic pink hair ribbon, and later suggests Aerith continue to wear pink, likely prompting her wardrobe change to what is seen in Final Fantasy VII. In Before Crisis -Final Fantasy VII- Aerith wears a pink, white and red top tied around the neck with buttons up the front, and a frilly white and green skirt.
In Kingdom Hearts, Aerith wears a variation of her original Final Fantasy VII attire, abandoning the jacket and bracers, instead wearing a series of metal bracelets on one arm. She also wears a thick bright blue belt. As she was raised in the Midgar SlumsAerith maintains that she can take care of herself and can fight off Shinra troops, as well as demonstrating more subtle forms of savvy.
Aerith is flirtatious with Cloud and possesses a carefree and naive nature, expressing a desire to fly on an airship when the party sails out of Junon. When Aerith has made up her mind about something she will not listen to anyone who tells her otherwise. Though she means well, Aerith can be insensitive to other people's problems, like when Barret is troubled in the Gold Saucer.
Aerith and Tifa often spend time together when the party splits up and are good friends, though both also appear slightly jealous of the other's closeness to Cloud. As a child, Aerith was reluctant to accept her Cetra heritage, and in Final Fantasy VII she admits to Cloud she considers herself lonely, as she is the only remaining Cetra.
These traits may be influenced by her Cetra heritage allowing her to communicate with the Planet. Aerith has a strong sense of forgiveness, displayed in occasions such as with Cloud after the events at the Temple of the Ancients.
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She even shows compassion to people who might not deserve the gesture, like Tseng. Aerith is portrayed as an independent, outgoing, motherly and kind young woman who displays an intuitive understanding of others and is deeply in-tune with nature.
Her extrovert personality is a contrast to Tifa's more withdrawn guarded mindset. In Aerith's later portrayals in Before Crisis, Crisis Core and Kingdoms Hearts her outgoing, playful nature is not as apparent, and instead shows a more prayerful and dreamy demeanor. When she was barely twenty days old, Professor Hojo tracked Gast down, killed him, and captured Ifalna and Aerith.
The two became subject to numerous experiments at the hands of Hojo and Shinra as they researched the Cetra.
Seven years later, inIfalna and Aerith escaped the Shinra Headquartersbut Ifalna was wounded and only made it as far as the train platform in the slums under Sector 7 before collapsing. Elmyra Gainsborough was there to wait for her husband's return from the Wutai Warand before passing, Ifalna asked her to keep Aerith safe and so Elmyra brought Aerith home with her. For years, Elmyra raised Aerith alone as her adopted daughter in the slums of Sector 5.
Shinra relocated her, and Tseng of the Turkswho considered Aerith a friend, attempted to persuade her to join Shinra willingly instead of capturing her, but Aerith refused. Final Fantasy VIIhe needed "someone who could handle [the] role well. Final Fantasy VIIbut soon changed their minds to create a game that focused on Zack, whose fate was already predetermined; fans knew how the game was going to end.
A number of Zack's actions from the game were also designed so as to augment the similarities that Aerith finds between him and Cloud in Final Fantasy VII.
However, due to limitations in the console's hardware, these scenes could not be implemented, and instead, they decided to focus on Zack's role as a warrior. He is first mentioned by name in Gongaga, his hometown, where his parents are oblivious as to what became of him after he left to join SOLDIER, and are worried for his safety after not hearing from him for years. It is at this point that Aerith explains Zack was her first love. Eventually, Zack woke up and was able to escape with a semi-conscious Cloud to the city Midgar, but on the edge of the city, he was gunned down by Shinra troops.
During the game, two of his SOLDIER acquaintances are captured and experimented upon, and though Zack is able to bring them back to their senses, he is unable to save them.