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He Who Sings of Love is a time-limited event where Thancred from Final Fantasy XIV can be added to Mog's group of warriors. This paralogue of the main scenario is located after Chapter 6.

QuestsEdit

Story CutscenesEdit

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Soul of the Bard:

It is recommended that you clear Ch. 6: Domina Wastelands before playing.

  • Edge: We're being followed. I don't sense any hostility though.
  • Mog: Kupo?
  • Zidane: Yeah, you can come out now.

(Thancred arrives)

  • ???: Wait. I confess I was watching you, but I mean no harm.
  • ???: Besides, it would be foolish of me to pick a fight with a band of skilled warriors such as yourselves. Surely, you wouldn't hurt a man of peace, either?
  • Warrior of Light: You seem lightly equipped for someone traveling these lands alone.
  • ???: A wandering minstrel such as myself has no need for any more than what's necessary to survive.
  • Onion Knight: Right... And do bards usually spy on people, too?
  • ???: I had to make sure you weren't a bevy of ladies after my heart.
  • ???: Besides, I am unfamiliar with these lands, so I'd prefer to remain careful.
  • Onion Knight: Yeah...I guess I'd do the same thing if I were in your shoes.
  • Onion Knight: Our journey has just made us a little distrusting of others. That's all.
  • Onion Knight: Anyway, you're a bard, right? Sing us something.
  • Mog: Good idea, kupo! I wanna hear a song!
  • Thancred: They call me Thancred.
  • Thancred: And while I wish I could humbly honor your request, I only sing sweet whispers of love to the ladies. I fear I haven't a song in my repertoire for your lot.
  • Thancred: Well, I apologize for bothering you. Now if you would be so kind as to excuse me.

(Thancred leaves)

  • Zidane: Can you believe that guy?
  • Edge: Yeah, what a disgrace to the profession.
  • Mog: But I sensed the light in him, kupo.
  • Warrior of Light: Then I suppose we will cross paths again one day.
The Coming of the Dawn:
  • Thancred: Oh, if it isn't that moogle and his friends.

(Thancred approaches the party)

  • Thancred: So we meet again. Glad to see you are doing well.
  • Mog: Kupo!? It's the bard from earlier!
  • Thancred: Excellent, you remember me.
  • Rem: Who's that?
  • Terra: I have no idea.
  • Thancred: Ah, it seems there are a few new faces. Why didn't you tell me you were traveling with such beautiful ladies?
  • Thancred: I would have prepared a song.
  • Y'shtola: Go on. We do not mind waiting. Besides, it would make a good story for when we return home.

(Y'shtola and Yda arrive)

  • Yda: Yeah, if everyone isn't already fed up with Thancred, that is!
  • Thancred: Y'shtola!? Yda!?
  • Thancred: I searched all over for you two.
  • Y'shtola: Oh, really? It certainly didn't sound like it.
  • Thancred: I wandered the continent as a bard in search of someone I recognized. I sought information on this world.
  • Thancred: And I am of the mind that music is merely a tool to get people to open up.
  • Thancred: After all, love makes us closer. Wouldn't you agree, milady? How about I play a song to show you what I mean?
  • Terra: I'm sorry. I, uh... I don't really know what to say.
  • Thancred: Well, even a good marksman may miss sometimes.
  • Terra: ...?
  • Yda: Thancred, stop. You're making Terra uncomfortable.
  • Thancred: My apologies. That wasn't my intention, love.
  • Y'shtola: What will you do now?
  • Thancred: Well... It is a relief to see you two. Would you mind if I accompanied you?
  • Warrior of Light: But you are a bard, are you not? I would assume combat to be outside your realm of expertise.
  • Thancred: Not exactly.

(Thancred quickly defeats a Desert Sahagin)

  • Thancred: The world has become a dangerous place. Even a traveling minstrel needs to be able to take care of himself.
  • Warrior of Light: Impressive. You are evidently no stranger to the battlefield.
  • Thancred: What can I say? I am a man with many skills.
  • Yda: Thancred's a fellow member of our group, the Scions of the Seventh Dawn. I can vouch for him.
  • Mog: I'm all for having another, friend, kupo! Especially one that's been blessed by the light!
  • Thancred: Blessed by the light?
  • Rem: You could say it means you're one of us.
  • Thancred: I see. There is unquestionably much more I need to learn about this world. Anyway, it is an honor to make your acquaintance.
An Astounding Performance:
  • Thancred: Torsions...was it? There are quite a number of them, aren't there?
  • Rem: And this is only the beginning. They're appearing all over the world even as we speak.
  • Terra: You don't have to force yourself to help if you don't want to.
  • Thancred: I couldn't run away and leave you with all the work, my dear. Besides, it is not like I have anywhere else to be.
  • Edge: Thancred, be honest with me. Are you really just a bard?
  • Thancred: What, still don't trust me?
  • Edge: No, it's not that. I'm just amazed by how well you carry yourself in battle.
  • Thancred: Heh, I appreciate the flattery.
  • Edge: That's why it's hard to believe you're nothing more than a bard.
  • Edge: Or was that singing sweet whispers stuff all a lie?
  • Y'shtola: Oh, it is anything but falsehood. As I recall—
  • Thancred: Y-Y'shtola, I'm afraid to ask what you are about to say.
  • Y'shtola: You fear I will tell anecdotes of the array of women you've seduced? Or perhaps tales of a time before you took up the blade?
  • Edge: That many women, huh? Nice.
  • Thancred: Y-you jest, surely?
  • Thancred: I was not misleading you when I said I was a bard who sings of love.
  • Thancred: I daresay you still may not trust me, but I assure you I will not act to your detriment.
  • Edge: Come on, I never said I didn't trust you. Anyway, we're counting on you.
  • Thancred: And I, on you all. It is truly an honor to fight alongside such seasoned warriors.
  • Yda: Hey, Thancred, I don't mean to interrupt, but...
  • Thancred: What is it?

(The party notices Rem and Terra)

  • Rem: ...Seducing an array of women? Do you think Y'shtola was being serious?
  • Terra: I don't know, but...

(Rem and Terra notice Thancred and back away)

  • Thancred: Why are you backing away!?
  • Y'shtola: Oh dear. Instinct is a marvelous gift.
  • Thancred: Come on, you know I am no scoundrel. Tell them.
  • Edge: Heh, can't wait to hear about all these babes you got with! Fill me in on the details later, okay?
  • Thancred: Aye, very well...
Spoilers end here.

He Who Sings of Love Pt. 1Edit

He Who Sings of Love Pt. 2Edit

He Who Sings of Love Pt. 3Edit

He Who Sings of Love Pt. 4Edit

He Who Sings of Love Pt. 5Edit

He Who Sings of Love Co-opEdit

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