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: Thracia 776 (1999): Marty and Dagdar

Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade (2003): BramimondFlorina and LyndisLegaultLucius and Raven

Fire Emblem: Sacred Stones (2004): Ephraim and LyonJoshua and Gerik

Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance (2005): Ike and SorenJill and MistReyson and TibarnSigrun and Tanith

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn (2007): Elincia and LuciaHeatherJill and MistJoke about Ike and SotheKyzaRanulf

Fire Emblem Awakening (2012): Gay Jokes and QueernessSame-Sex Relationship HackThe Hubba Tester

Fire Emblem Fates (2015): ForrestNinaRomance optionsSame-Sex Relationship HackSkinshippingSoleilThe Hubba Tester

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (2017): LeonLukasQueer Readings

Fire Emblem Heroes (2017): Ally SupportLokiSharena

Fire Emblem: Three Houses (2019-2020): Byleth Pairings and ControversyNon-Byleth Pairings

See also QRM’s entry for this game series


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