The game begins soon after Marche moves to St. Ivalice, the country town where his mother was born. The reason for the move was twofold: marche's parents' divorce became final after many years of separation, and they had to leave the home where Marche grew up. In addition, Marche's little brother Doned found that his illness was getting worse, and the family figured a move to the countryside might be good for him.
The hero of our story
Mountblanc runs into a very confused Marche wandering the streets of Ivalice. The moogle quickly befriends him and helps him navigate the strange new world he has wandered into. Though he may be small, Montblanc is more trustworthy than most and serves as a steadfast companion to Marche.
A young moogle boy
Marche's classmate Mewt is an odd boy who always carries a teddy bear. Shy and a little precocious, Mewt is often picked on by the other kids at school. Ever since Mewt's mother became ill and passed away, his fater has had trouble at work, and Mewt's shyness has only gotten worse. The teddy bear he always carries with him was a gift from his mother.
Our other hero..
Unlike her quiet friends, Ritz is outspoken and strong-minded. While she excels in both classes and in sports, her independent spirit and firm sense of right and wrong result in most other kids giving her a wide berth. She's the last person you'd expect to have a secret-one that troubles her more than anything else.
March and Mewt's classmate