Final Fantasy XIII-2 picks up after the events in Final Fantasy XIII, a game that some fans may have skipped or didn’t complete. Square Enix’s solution to get players up to speed is a Beginner’s Primer, which summarizes the game’s thirteen chapters. You can read the Beginner’s Primer by selecting it on the main menu.
Who’s this mysterious character? She’s Yeul and plays an important role in the paradoxes caused by travelling through time.
Speaking of paradoxes, Final Fantasy XIII-2 has paradox endings, special events players can see by using the Historia Crux system. The first screenshot below showcases one of the game’s many paradox endings.