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Old January 2nd, 2017 (4:52 AM).
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...Or Nanu, you know... a cop, can simply inform Grimsley of Skull and their antics. While it sounds boring, it's the event that leads Nanu to inform him that can prove entertaining. Like bobandbill said, interaction is probably best. Grimsley can interact with some grunts, and then Nanu and possibly Acerola can begin telling him of Skull.
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Thanks Taro Tanaka and bobandbill for your suggestions!

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Yeah, I thought about Nanu letting Grimsley know about Team Skull somewhere down the line. I originally thought about Grimsley going to Po Town also, but it might complicate things. But yeah, probably will just have him encounter grunts and some interaction.
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Greeting fellow users of Pokécommunity. I had started on a story based off of Fire Emblem some time ago, but deserted it. Then I watched the Fire Emblem Direct, downloaded four different FE roms and got inspired again. Here is a synopsis I wrote when I started to work on it again:

The continent of Ignis is split into five different countries: the empire of Cicerus, the kingdom of Veroe, the parliamentary democracy of Arnion, the warrior society known as Kinea, and the small theocracy of Moria. In the midst of an Industrial Revolution, the most recent Cicerusian emperor, Viktor, passes and his eldest son Alistair inherits the throne. Shortly after, his second eldest son, Charles, moves to the capital of Veroe to marry the princess, Lucindia. All is well for a time, until war breaks out between the two nations. Charles sides with his new bride, her family, and her nation, making him his own family’s enemy. After the war, Cicerus does all it can to fix the crippled Veroe, but the relief effort is interrupted by uprisings by the Feramil, a people with the ability to turn into various animals. The Feramil were slaves until after a was a decade prior, and still treated like second-class citizens. In both wars, many Feramil lost their lives, and some say more Feramil died than humans, despite the fact that they’re the minority in the kingdom. The uprising finds allies in select groups of Feramil from Kinea, and all of those involved have one goal: to wipe humanity off of the planet for all of the atrocities committed. Among some radicals, this goal then grows to include the extermination of the Nagamil, the people of Arnion, capable of turning into dragons, because they refuse to take a side. The new war rages, until a plot is uncovered surrounding The Fourth Order, the continent’s prominent religion, one which concerns the fate of the world.

Aside from that, I don't know much about what I'd want to do with the story. And for some reason, I have a cast of about thirty or so characters. In true Fire Emblem fashion, the vast majority have little to no plot relevance, but since this isn't a game, it makes their existence even more illogical. So, I decided to write supports for all of these characters, as well as paralogues in order to flesh them out more. I also think that it would be a good idea to 'feature' one or two of the other not as important characters into each of the main story chapters.

Anyway, I would like to know if anyone would be interested in reading this story once I've worked more on it. If you're interested, please either leave a response or simply vote in the poll. After a while I'll check and see what the people think.
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Hey so I moved your post to this thread as it seems you need some help with your idea/wanting to know if someone is interested in it. I don't know too much about Fire Emblem, so I can't help you there but I'm sure there are other folks that can. Wish you luck, either way.
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I'm not a huge Fire Emblem buff either, but I do know my way around a generous handful of titles. Sounds like you've got a lot of worldbuilding done... perhaps too much for the beginning of the story. My advice is this: first, trim down the cast to a core handful of characters that'll be easy for the readers to keep track of. Second, start the world small, confining the activity to one conflicted sector and spreading out to other areas. Tolkien, for example, starts off in the Shire and slowly expands the world as needed, and doesn't explain Rohan or Riverrun until they become places relevant to the plot.

As for what to do... start writing it. Start in the middle of a conflict and expand on it, figure out what the characters involve want and have them act upon those desires, and before you know it, you'll have a plot.
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All Fire Emblem is about war. I strongly advise you to make it... a little different. Like Pokemon did with the badges and trials this time around. It needs to stand out a whole lot.

But the things that drive FE are support-convos and action, both of which make it hard to write a full fic. Like when you see a movie of a game and hate that they cut out a lot. So, while I support your idea, I find myself hoping that you know what you're doing. -w-
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Anyway, I would like to know if anyone would be interested in reading this story once I've worked more on it. If you're interested, please either leave a response or simply vote in the poll. After a while I'll check and see what the people think.
The small snippit you gave sounds a lot in common with the Tellius series (I've played FE and also a fan so, Yah Ike!)

If your going to make a large continent with many kingdoms, I would agree with Taro Tanaka that it needs to stand out from the Tellius series, but there may be other ways around that.

Since your's has a group like the Grimleal (from awakening) I would suggest making them different at least in nature. Also, Support conversations are good, but you would need to make adaptions should certain plot lines fail. I would suggest creating your supports, after you know where this story will go.

I know it's hard to not have some FE (It's really awesome and even I have issues with not using some) but it good to have some originality. Your two brothers of the kingdoms Cicerus and Veroe was a differ in my opinion (unless there is one like this that I don't know).

But, I wouldn't advice you to give it up. There is good potential here and though the little bit of stuff you did show, is just what it is. A little bit of stuff of a bigger picture. FE fans like it for story, strategy, support, characters, and the genre. I am curious about how you plan to involve guerrilla warfare in the uprising and such. Though I am also wondering who your protagonist is. But don't worry about it. From the vantage point I have, it looks like a skeleton to the future GRIMA! (FE fan nerd I am).

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