Joshua and Gerik in Fire Emblem: Sacred Stones

Joshua and Gerik are playable characters in strategy role-playing game Fire Emblem: Sacred Stones. There are a number of different paired endings for characters in the game, and both Joshua and Gerik have endings where they end up with women. However, one possible ending () leads to the two men being paired together as Gerik pledges to spend the rest of his life at Joshua’s side. Some fans have interpreted this ending as further evidence that the two are romantically interested in each other as well due to their in-game rapport.

LGBTQ references in this game series:

Fire Emblem: Rekka no Ken (2003):  Florina and Lyndis; Lucius and Raven

Fire Emblem: Sacred Stones (2004): Joshua and Gerik

Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance (2005): Ike and SorenJill and Mist

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn (2007): HeatherJill and MistKyzaRanulf

Fire Emblem Awakening (2012): Same-Sex Relationship Hack

Fire Emblem Fates (2015): Forrest; NinaRomance optionsSoleil

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (2017): Leon


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