In a stunning display of sheer tenacity, Falcom has once again graced us with another update pertaining to The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki II, doling out information for two returning characters players can expect to see in the new game. As per usual with these things, given the nature of these reveals, be on the lookout for potential spoilers. Check out our translation of their official profiles below.
Lecter Arandor (voiced by Masakazu Morita)
“Well, would you look at that? Suddenly my drive to go do it is all gone.”
Lecter is a 22 year-old man who works as a captain for the intelligence bureau of the empire’s army in addition to his title of a second class secretary within the imperial government. As a member of Prime Minister Osborne’s group “Iron Breed,” in the previous game, he routinely showed up where Rean and his party were, tackling the various problems that would sprout up locally around the empire. While on the face of things he appears to be an aloof and elusive person who tries not to be tied down to others, he nonetheless has an excellent track record as a negotiator for back door dealings involving the government and army, succeeding nearly every time he takes up such work. This reputation has in turn earned him the nickname “Scarecrow.”
Victor S. Arseid (voiced by Hiroki Yasumoto)
“My sword and my power are merely an extension of you.”
The 43 year-old Victor is the father of Class VII’s and head of the Arseid family overall. Although known as the “Swordsmith of Light” as the strongest swordsman in the whole empire, he, like Prince Olivert, is troubled by the conflict between the nobles and the reformists and appeared in the prequel as captain of the Courageous, a high speed battle cruiser. As the lord of Legram, Victor is ethical man popular among the people who isn’t afraid to stand up to even Duke Albarea when necessary. During the initial chaos in the wake of the civil war breaking out, however, he and Prince Olivert both disappear, their whereabouts unknown….
The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki II is out in Japan on September 25 for the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita. Check out another load of new screenshots and artwork at the gallery here.