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    Final Fantasy 8 - Japanese Demo Script Translation
    From beyond obsession
    http://obsession.gameplex.net
    Translated By harmony7 (harmony7@cyberdude.com)
    This script may be distributed freely as long as the above credit remains 
    intact. The script itself may not be altered in any way, shape, or form.
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    Squall:  Seifer.
    Seifer:  We'll be meeting up with Squad B to secure the Central Plaza.
    Zell:    How many enemies?
    Seifer:  Huh?  Lots.  Think about it!
    Seifer:  I'd die of boredom if there weren't very many!
    Squall:  ... Secure the Central Plaza.  Anything else?
    Seifer:  I heard that enemy reinforcements were on their way.  We can fight 
             as much as we want!
    Seifer:  ... unless you're scared...
    Zell:    Who's that?
    Seifer:  Guess.
    Seifer:  Now, the Plaza is...
    Seifer:  We're moving out.
    
    TRAVEL: to "Stairs/Dollet Wall"
    
    Seifer:  Enemies could be around in this area...
    Squall:  ... Who are the enemy?
    Zell:    Huh?  The Garvadian Army!  What's wrong with you?
    Seifer:  Don't worry about it, Squall.  If it comes at us, it's an enemy.
    
    BATTLE:  Garvadian Soldier x2
        Zell:    Squall!
        Zell:    Press R1 the instant your attack hits!
        Zell:    If you do it right, you'll deal more damage!
    
    TRAVEL:  to "Road to Plaza"
    
    Road to Plaza
    
    BATTLE:  Garvadian Soldier x2
    
                 These are their special units?  SeeD or whatever?
                 More like boys and girls!
                 But they're the elites from Garden right?
    
    Seifer:  Up ahead is the Central Plaza.
    Seifer:  Hey, Garvadian cowards!!
    Seifer:  Stop being sneaky and show yourselves!!  Stop boring me!
    Zell:    ... ... Is he serious?
    
    TRAVEL:  to "Central Plaza"
    
    Central Plaza
    
    Seifer:  Enemies around.  I can feel it.
      (Me too)     ... to A
      (I can't)    ... to B
    
    (If left alone, a dog will approach Seifer.  Seifer will drive the dog away.)
    (This will repeat infinitely.)
    
    A:
    
    Seifer:  You're awake, huh, Squall?
    Seifer:  Can you go see if there are any enemies around?
    ... to Before Battle
    
    B:
    
    Seifer:  Squall, don't disappoint me...
    Seifer:  Stop being so absentminded, and go see if there are any enemies 
             around.
    ... to Before Battle
    
    Before Battle:
    
    (If you talk to Seifer)
    Seifer:  Stop being so absentminded, and go see if there are any enemies 
             around.
    
    (If you try to go somewhere else)
    Seifer:  Hey, I didn't give you permission to leave!
    
    BATTLE:  Garvadian Soldier x1
    
    Squall:  Can't feel anymore enemies around.
    Seifer:  I guess not...
    Seifer:  On standby until they arrive.
    Seifer:  Standby... what a boring word.
    
    ... (Some time elapses)
    
    Squall:  It looks like it's started.
    Zell:    Looks like it's take 1...
    Seifer:  Let's welcome them!
    (Seifer kicks a dog to try to drive it away)
    Zell:    Hey, Squall, look at Seifer!
    Seifer:  Go away!
    Seifer:  Down!
    Seifer:  Hey!  Garvadian Soldier!
    Seifer:  What's the problem?  Hurry over here!
    
    TRAVEL:  to "Inside the Central Plaza"
    
    Inside the Central Plaza
    
    (Seifer is irritable)
    
    Squall:  They're... not coming...
    
    (Talk to Zell)
    Zell:    What's this?
    Zell:    This really is boring!
    Zell:    Something needs to be done about this!
    
    (Talk to Rinoa)
    Rinoa:   ... ...
    
    (Talk to Seifer)
    Seifer:  ... ... !!!
    Seifer:  ... ... ... ... !!! !!! !!! !!!
    Seifer:  What are they waiting for... ...?
    Seifer:  I can't stand this!  Do they think they're training dogs!?
    
    (Dog howls in distance)
    (6 Enemies go towards the mountain)
    
    Squall:  Hey... ... it's the enemy!
    Zell:    Where are they going?
    Seifer:  We're following!
    Zell:    That's against orders!
    Seifer:  You said you were bored a second ago.
    Zell:    Squall!
    Squall:  I'll follow the squad leader's decision.
    Seifer:  Squad Leader?
    Seifer:  Don't you want to storm them?
    Squall:  It's a chance to test my skills from your training.
    Squall:  Because of you, I don't think I'll lose to anyone, no matter how 
             much of a coward.
    Seifer:  When that happens, you can thank me.
    Zell:    ... What?
    Zell:    You guys get along.
    Zell:    Look, this isn't any normal battle.
    Zell:    It's an important trial.  Self-willed actions won't do good.
    Seifer:  You can stay then.  We don't want you if you don't want to go.
    
    (Dog cries)
    
    Seifer:  Hmm?  You want to go?
    Seifer:  You'll be more useful than you-know-who?
    Zell:    Shut up!
    Squall:  Don't take it personally, Zell.
    Squall:  Seifer, if we're going, let's hurry!
    Seifer:  Target location has been identified as a structure on the mountain 
             peak.  We, Squad B, will travel to secure the mountain peak.
    Seifer:  We're moving out immediately!
    Squall:  Roger.
    Zell:    Hmph... ... Acknowledged.
    
    TRAVEL:  to "Halfway up the Mountain" 
    
    Halfway up the Mountain
    
    (Talk)
    Soldier of Dollet:  "... ... What's going on?  EM Tower now?"
    
    (Talk)
    Soldier of Dollet:  "I... when I was a kid... played... at that EM Tower 
                        facility..."
    Soldier of Dollet:  "By then... it had already been shut down..."
    Soldier of Dollet:  "... I'd been careless... ..."
    
    Soldier of Dollet:  "!  Who are you?"
    Squall:  We were dispatched by Garden.  Candidates for SeeD.
    Seifer:  Hey, how's the peak look?
    Soldier of Dollet:  "Garvadian Soldiers have entered the EM Tower facility."
    Soldier of Dollet:  "Also... that place is a monster nest."
    Soldier of Dollet:  "If you guys're going, I'd be on my toes..."
    Soldier of Dollet:  "Whoa!"
    
    BATTLE:  Horned Snake
    
    Squall:  There're monsters too?
    Zell:    How convenient...
    Seifer:  Just more fun.  Let's go!
    Zell:    ... Fun?  What's with him?
    
    (Talk)
    Soldier of Dollet:  "... Ouch..."
    
    TRAVEL:  to "Near EM Tower"
    
    Near EM Tower
    
    Garvadian Soldier:  "Power generation structure, functionality confirmed!"
    Garvadian Soldier:  "Cable disconnection locations confirmed!  Starting 
                        exchange operation!"
    Garvadian Soldier:  "Boosters ok!"
    Seifer:  They're up to something...
    Squall:  Repair...?
    Seifer:  Well, who cares?
    Seifer:  You've never been in real battle right?  Are you scared?
    Squall:  No time to be scared.
    Seifer:  I love battle.  It's not scary at all.
    Seifer:  When one battle ends, we definitely get closer to our goal, don't we?
    Squall:  ... Goal?
    Seifer:  The moment our dreams come true.
    Squall:  Huh?  Dreams?
    Squall:  ... sorry.  If it's that type of matter, I'll pass on it.
    Zell:    Pass?  On what?  If you're discussing strategy, let me in!
    Seifer:  ... ... you were here?
    Seifer:  I'll tell you about them someday, my Ro-man-tic dreams!
    Zell:    Hey, what were you guys talking about?
    Squall:  Something I don't like talking about.
    Squall:  Let's go.
    
    Travel:  to "EM Tower"
    
    EM Tower
    
    Garvadian Soldier:  Ugh!
    Seifer:  Such cowards...
    Squall:  ... Did they go up?
    Squall:  It looks like this elevator will take us up...
    
    (Elevator)
      Go up?                  ... EM Tower, Upper Level
      Don't use elevator
    
    EM Tower, Upper Level
    
    Wedge:   Major Biggs!
    Wedge:   There has been a report of a beast-like shadow on the Upper 
             Level of the EM Tower.
    Wedge:   Major Biggs!
    Biggs:   Be quiet!  Can't you see?  I'm busy!
    Biggs:   ... ok, this goes here... puff, puff... Why fix this piece of 
             junk...
    Biggs:   ... why... me?
    Wedge:   I shall go patrol, since it appears as though the repair will 
             take some time.
    Biggs:   Umm... Ok... ... This... and then...
    Biggs:   This goes here... ... and...
    Biggs:   Phew, it's finally complete...
    
    EM Tower activation MOVIE
    
    Squall:  What are you doing?
    Biggs:   ?  What are YOU doing here?
    Biggs:   Hey?  What's going on with the Soldiers downstairs?
    Biggs:   Wedge!  Take care of these kids right away!!
    Biggs:   W... Wedge?
    Biggs:   ???
    Biggs:   I... no longer have business at this EM Tower, so...
    Biggs:   I'm going home.  Outta the way!
    Seifer:  Too bad.
    
    (Seifer picks up Biggs's computer with his sword and throws it away)
    
    Biggs:   ... What are you doing?  How dare you do such a thing?
    Seifer:  Shut up!
    
    BATTLE:  Biggs, Wedge, Elviole (Boss?)
    
        Biggs:   Be ready for it, kids!
    
        (Wedge appears)
        Wedge:   Major!
        Wedge:   Have you finished adjusting the antenna, sir?
        Wedge:   Hey, enemies in a place like this?
        Biggs:   Where've you been?
        Biggs:   I'm taking away your pay for this month!
        Wedge:   !!! I shouldn't have come!
    
        Biggs:   Huh?   What?
        Wedge:   Wh, whooooaaa!
        (Biggs and Wedge are blown away by the wind)
    
        (Elviole appears)
        Zell:    What the heck is this?
    
    Wedge Joins:
    Biggs:
    368-475
    591-688
    Biggs
    103-209
    Wedge
    
    Soldier of Dollet:  You are from Squad B?
    Squall:  I am Squall of Squad B.
    Soldier of Dollet:  Where is the Squad Leader?
    Soldier of Dollet:  Orders for SeeD and SeeD candidates are to withdraw 
                        at 1900 hours and meet at the coast.
    Seifer:  Withdrawl?
    Soldier of Dollet:  I was sent here to relay the message.
    Soldier of Dollet:  But you know that withdrawal is the highest priority 
                        order.
    Seifer:  ...
    Seifer:  What time must we meet?
    Soldier of Dollet:  Like I said!  Orders for SeeD and SeeD candidates 
                        are to withdraw at 1900 hours and meet at the coast.
    Seifer:  1900 hours... only 15 minutes left...
    Seifer:  At the coast in 15 minutes.  Let's go!
    Zell:    Wait!
    Zell:    Acting on his own again!
    Zell:    He... he's so selfish!  I don't like it!
    
    (15-minute limit)
    
    (Talk)
    Biggs: ... ...
    
    (Elevator)
      Go down?   ... to "EM Tower, Lower Level"
      Don't use elevator
    
    EM Tower, Lower Level
    
    (Biggs does a few things with the computer)
    Biggs:  Those fools are the target!!!
    Biggs:  Go, go, go!
    (Biggs falls)
    
    (Immediately after exiting EM Tower, X-ATM092 falls from above)
    
    BATTLE:  X-ATM092
    (Number of times to fight changes depending on speed of running, at least 
    three times for sure)
    
    MOVIE of escape from X-ATM092 and leaving on high-speed craft.