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): Lucius and Raven; Florina and Lyndis

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

Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance (2005): Ike and Soren; Heather

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn (2007): Ranulf; Kyza

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

Citations

  1. Various. (n.d.). Gerik (character page). Fire Emblem Wiki. Retrieved from http://fireemblem.wikia.com/wiki/Gerik
  2. Various. (n.d.). Joshua (character page). Fire Emblem Wiki. Retrieved from http://fireemblem.wikia.com/wiki/Joshua
  3. Kat Bide. (2007, May 15). Character endings (FE: Sacred Stones). Neoseeker Forum. Retrieved from http://www.neoseeker.com/forums/21712/t893085-character-endings/
  4. Anonymous. (2013). Gerik and Joshua confession. Fire Emblem Confessions Blog. Retrieved from http://fire-emblem-confessions.tumblr.com/post/51814853093/im-genuinely-surprised-that-more-people-dont
  5. Xenomic. (2014, April 15). Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones – Gerik & Joshua Support. Youtube Video. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7jL9kEm6S8
  6. Alyna M. Cole. (n.d.). Fire Emblem series. QueerlyRepresentMe. Retrieved from http://www.queerlyrepresent.me/database/fire-emblem