FINAL FANTASY Versus XIII involves Noctis Lucis Caelum, a prince descended from an ancient lineage of royalty. His home country is an isolated and highly developed city state, which has his father as king. This city state holds the world's last crystal. The city state is in isolation of the outside world due to a desire to protect itself from all other nations. The story begins at the end of a long cold war. Unexpectedly, another nation invades Noctis' city state and steals the world's last crystal for their own. Once news of the crystal's capture spreads worldwide, it ignites a global conflict as all other nations begin to want the crystal for themselves and therefore send their military to capture it. Against this backdrop of a world at war, Noctis and his closest friends embark on an epic journey to try and get the crystal back.
Noctis Lucis Caelum
The main protagonist of Final Fantasy Versus XIII Noctis is the prince of the royal family, and the last heir to the Caelum Dynasty, which rules over a city state that owns the world's last crystal. Though a prince, it is Noctis' job act as guardian of the last crystal and protect it against those who may seek to invade the city state and take the crystal by force. Nomura has compared Noctis' family to the modern day Yakuza.The color of Noctis' eyes have been shown to change from blue to crimson red during certain parts of the game; according to Nomura, the color change is both intentional and significant.Noctis' full name translates to Light of the Night Sky.