Lightning, real name Claire Farron, is a fictional character and the main protagonist in Final Fantasy XIII. She is initially shown to be a cold person, who distances herself from her companions, but later shows a caring and compassionate side. She fights to survive and see her sister Serah come out of crystal stasis. This character is popular among cosplayers. It can be portrayed by wearing cosplay Lightning costume and cosplay Lightning wig. This character is always present in a Final Fantasy XIII cosplay.