Ashera

First appearance: Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn (Wii, 2007)

"My responsibility is to protect order, the balance of all life-forms. Beings that evolve without my guidance will only destabilize and threaten this world."

Ashera makes a great villain. She's understandable; I too often wake up grouchy and soon feel deeply disappointed in humanity. But she's also clearly in the wrong, and fighting against her with your favorite heroes out of such a wide, awesome cast is absolutely inspiring. That battle is the inspiration behind this piece, and I hope I did this character justice. I feel so lucky to draw her for the Compendium!

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