After quitting the Gullwings, Shinra received enormous financial support from Rin, and began trying to use Vegnagun to siphon Mako Energy from the Farplane. But, he is unable to complete the system for utilizing this energy in his generation, and in the future, when traveling to distant planets becomes possible, the Shin-Ra Company is founded on another world, or something like that……. That would happen about 1000 years after this story, I think.
The theory is pretty interesting; I appreciate it. However, the main thing I noticed is the hyphen. Why, if your company had the name of a person without a hyphen in his name? Would you hyphenate the company? Normally, this suggests a merger of two different entities, noticably Shin
Anyways, this is what I’ve found looking into the names. Just a homage. But it’s a fun theory to think about. I opt towards the hypothetical as a well just for fun’s sake.