Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War (FE4) Old Ad Scan / Translation

Today is a simple post and translation regarding an old ad from the Making of Fire Emblem: 25 Years of Development Secrets . It is an old poster for the fourth Fire Emblem
game Genealogy of the Holy War (聖戦の系譜) back when it was known as Inheritors of Light (光のつぐもの).

The scan was provided by VincentASM of 

You can find these scans and much more from this book on the compilation post here.

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Book / Developer Commentary:

Inheritors of the Light <Tentative Title>

This leaflet was released with the announcement of the game that would eventually be named Genealogy of the Holy War. It still has a March release written. (Holy War ended up coming out May 14th, 1996).

Text on the ad itself:

Now, a new legend begins…

The Fire Emblem series continues with its familiar mechanics, but with a story of a brand new group of heroes.
The parents pass on their hopes and dreams to their children… an epic story that crosses two generations begins now…

Raw Japanese text:


光をつぐもの (仮称)