She spent years fighting her destiny. With courage in her heart, she faced the false gods, who ruled over people for centuries. Her unfaltering determination changed the world. The gods were vanquished, their plans to massacre the human race destroyed. As Cocoon fell, a single pillar formed, connecting the ravaged world to the one below - Pulse, the underworld. It was the beginning of another era.
However, she was nowhere to be found. Everyone was convinced, she was gone - with the exception of her sister, Serah Farron. Three years later, a single meteorite falls from the sky. As spatial distortions are created, bloodthirsty monsters appear, threatening the peaceful existence of the townspeople.
In the midst of this chaos, Serah is rescued by a young man by the name of Noel. A hunter from the future, he appears in front of her with a message. "Come with me across the boundaries of time", he says, "Your sister is waiting." She is Lightning, protector of the Goddess, who rules the realm of death and chaos. She is Serah's sister, her heroine, her savior. "I need to see my sister again." Grabbing her weapon, Serah heads out on a journe, y as she takes her first step into an unknown future.