Know who the first one is? Rydia does, as do several characters from past Final Fantasy titles. It's the monster Bahamut, who could be called friend or foe depending on which title we're talking about.
The other icon could be a generic colossus, or it could be Alexander, another call monster known for bestowing incredible defense perks on Final Fantasy parties from years past.
The countdown clock expires next Monday. Until then, bask in the fiery glow of this massive countdown clock.
And on a related note, Square Enix sure loves countdown clocks. They did the same thing for earlier this year, although that one was a bit more obvious.