- Tifa and Cloud were
childhood friends, but parted ways
- when Cloud left his
hometown of Nibelheim to join
- Soldier. When her parents
died, Tifa also left Nibelheim and
- headed for Midgar.
Soonafter opening her bar, Tifa's
- Seventh Heaven, she met
Barret and joined his ragtag group
- of rebels known as
AVALANCHE. It's her goal to make sure
- Cloud remains with
AVALANCHE after his first mission
- with the team.