|Previous Team||Noctis' Party|
|Base of Operations||Hammerhead|
James Sol was a member of Nocti's Party, and a former Kingsglaive member. After leaving Insomnia with Noctis and 3 other Kingsglaive members on the Regalia. When the Regalia broke down, Arthur told to he does not have the parts to fix it, and so forced to push it to Hammerhead.
After reaching Hammer, James spoke to Hammerhead's head mechanic, Cindy who can fix it. Rather not leave, Arthur helps Cindy fix the Regalia, to which he'd greatly impress Cindy with this engineering skills. However, due to Cindy's great skill in being a mechanic, he began to fall in love with Cindy. James then decided to leave the Kingsglaive, and stay at Hammerhead to which he and Cindy started to get closer.