In more modern times, Zefer and his partner have become a part of history and, more specifically, his partner is regarded as one of the three sorceresses of historical importance. A movie was made about their adventures with Laguna Loire playing the part of a sorceress' knight.
"Zefer" is most likely derived from "Zephyr". west wind".Zephyr refers to a "light wind" or the "
- Though not directly stated in Final Fantasy VIII, it is implied Seifer Almasy became enchanted with the story of Zefer and his sorceress and enthralled with the idea of becoming a sorceress' knight himself, calling it his "romantic dream"; he has loaned a book related to the story from the Garden library and his gunblade-stance is the same as Laguna's in the movie-filming dream. In Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia, Seifer meets Laguna and reveals he's a fan and that Laguna is the reason he uses a gunblade.
- Three NPC girls found walking outside of Balamb Garden can be heard talking about the movie if spoken to near the beginning of the game.
- The movie is alluded to in Final Fantasy XIII-2 as the answer to one of the possible questions in Captain Cryptic's Confounding Quiz. The question is: "Which celebrated movie introduced the gunblade, a now-popular toy among kids?" The answer is "The Sorceress's Knight".