Fire Emblem 6: Marcus Artbook Translation

Today I translated and edited Marcus (Fire Emblem: Sword of Seals)’s art book page (013). Japanese and English transcripts can be found below the picture! As well as the original image. This scan was from serenesforest.net.

002MarcusTranslateKeep reading for the transcripts!

002 Marcus

The loyal retainer who supports Pherae’s young leaders.
Born in a household of Knights who have served Pherae for generations, he personally taught the previous generation of Pharae nobility in ways of war and as a martial arts instructor. In the same way, he taught Roy the ways of fencing.
He retired after the end of the war with Bern, but serves Pherae as a loyal retainer with his life.

Profile
Gender——————————————Male
Estimated Age———————————–60s
Title———————————Loyal Paladin
Origin——————————————Lycia
Status—————————–Pherae Retainer
Weapon————————-Sword/Lance/Axe

Marcus has served over three generations of parents and children of the Pherae household –truly a model vassal. Thanks to his guidance, the young vassals Alan, Lance, and Walt are growing to be strong men. On the other hand, he often chides Roy’s actions, as he strictly abides by tradition and observers organizational structure.
Nonetheless, he serves within Roy’s army of gathered individuals of many talents as Roy’s primary advisor.

 

Original Japanese Picture + Text:

002Marcus

002 Marcus

若き盟主を支えるフェレの忠臣
 親子代々フェレ家に仕える騎士一家の生まれで、自身も先代フェレ候爵家の武術指南および軍事を一手にまかされると同時に、ロイの剣術指導にもあった。
 ベルン動乱を最後に現役を退くが、その後も生涯フェレ家の忠臣でありつづけた。

プロフィール
性別・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・男
推定年齢・・・・・・・・・・・・60代
称号・・・・・・・・・・忠実なる聖騎士
出身・・・・・・・・・・・・リキア地方
身分・・・・・・・・・・・フェレ家家臣
武器・・・・・・・・・・・・剣・槍・斧

 先代フェレ候からロイまで、親子三代にわたって仕えるマーカスは、まさに「家臣の鑑」である。彼の指導によって、アレンやランス、ヴォルトらの若い家臣もたくましく成長している。しかしその一方で、組織の規律や伝統にとらわれすぎる一面もあり、そのことで逆に若いロイからたしなめられることもある。
 とはいえ、さまざまな経歴の持ち主が多く集まるロイ一行の中において、若いロイを支えるよき相談役であったのもまた事実である。

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