You've played the game. Now read the novel.

Not even Square Enix has thought to turn classic RPG Final Fantasy VII into a book, but author M.J. Gallagher has, and for a few years now has been working to turn the game's dialogue and action sequences into something you can read on the bus.

I'll be honest: it's not going to win many literary prizes. But just in terms of sheer workload and determination, it's a piece of fan tribute worthy of applause

It's not done yet - hey, it's a loooong game! - but what has been completed is free to download and reading in a variety of formats. You can grab them here.