"'Tis man's overweening belief in his own primacy that blinds him to the commonness of his condition...and the truth of his own tyranny."
There are many who claim to have witnessed the legendary Phoenix appearing in the sky following the Battle of Carteneau. Accounts of that time are fragmentary and inconsistent, owing to the forgetful haze affecting survivors of the Calamity, but the tale of the mythical bird of rebirth coming to Eorzea's salvation is a persistent one nonetheless.
While some might dismiss such memories as hallucinations or wishful thinking, others have pieced them together to form a credible theory: "Archon Louisoix's attempt to summon the Twelve and halt the fall of Dalamud was interrupted in spectacular fashion when the elder primal Bahamut burst forth from the red moon's core. Drawing upon the vast quantities of aether gathered to summon the Twelve, it was the collective subconscious of Eorzea's people and the prayers for our dying star's survival that likely called the fiery Phoenix into being. While there is no solid evidence to support this idea, such an occurrence would be entirely in keeping with the metaphysical logic of primal summoning."