This scene is schizophrenic. We start off with a cutscene that shows the Wedding procession, which is unwilling Yuna and unhinged Seymour surrounded by a crowd of unarmed blue nuns.
Who are all these people? Nuns? Bridesmaids? Paparazzi?
Okay, so it’s just a bunch of nuns for us to deal with.
Then we get another view, and suddenly the nuns are gone. Instead, there are legions of knights with rifles, and a bunch of forbidden machina.
Hey, what happened to the nuns? They were standing in this very spot a few seconds ago, and there wasn`t enough room for anyone else.
Okay, so NOT nuns then? Looks like we’re about to assault an army in an entrenched position. This seems like a terrible idea.
The next cut shows our heroes leaping into battle. Bullets are flying everywhere, but nobody seems worried. Tidus is even smiling.
They look still in screenshot, but the party is actually sliding down these cables at terrific speed. They`re going so fast it`s not clear why they don`t pancake when they land on the platform.
I get it now, this is a JRPG where bullets do as much damage as a stiff slap.
Then there are a few standard encounters with robots and guys with rifles. Also there are nutjobs with flamethrowers, even though they weren’t shown in any of the previous cutscenes. I love the idea that Seymour decided he wanted a bunch of dudes with FLAMETHROWERS to defend his wedding ceremony on this narrow platform.
Our heroes make short work of the mooks and reach the platform where Maester Seymour is trying to marry Yuna. Then we get a cutscene where the party is surrounded and captured by dudes with guns.
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