Edelgard

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Some believe the dignity of the Empire rests on the results of the mock battle. That's an overstatement, of course.

Edelgard (Recruited)
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Still, we must do our best to prevail.

Edelgard (Recruited)
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You should take the time to learn each student's abilities. Perhaps some extra lessons and training sessions are in order?

Edelgard (Not Recruited)
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I trust you're eager to face the Black Eagles in battle.

Edelgard (Not Recruited)
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Enjoy the thrill of anticipation while it lasts. Soon you'll wish you had chosen to lead our house instead.

Dimitri

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I hear there will be a mock battle soon. We must not neglect our training.

Dimitri (Recruited)
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I trust that you will carefully study the strengths and weaknesses of each of your students, that you may provide effective guidance.

Dimitri (Recruited)
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Regardless of the results, this battle will be a great learning experience. Even so... What is the point of competition if the aim isn't to win?

Dimitri (Not Recruited)
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I heard about the upcoming mock battle. I want you to know, Professor, that I do not intend to lose. I hereby declare my intention to prevail at...

Dimitri (Not Recruited)
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Goodness, listen to me. The thrill of competition has carried me away. I won't speak so formally of a class assignment in the future.

Claude

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Did you hear the news, Teach? Looks like we're gonna have a good ol' mock battle between the houses!

Claude (Recruited)
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The Golden Deer House isn't exactly what you'd call an elite group just yet, so you may want to whip everyone into shape with some extra training.

Claude (Recruited)
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After all, competition is only fun if you win. To that end, I'd better prepare as well.

Claude (Not Recruited)
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Hey, Teach! I hear there's gonna be a mock battle between the houses.

Claude (Not Recruited)
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I'm not gonna lie, I'm a bit concerned about facing an elite mercenary like you. Maybe take it easy on us, what do you say?

Hubert

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Dimitri and Claude are the leaders of the other two houses. Do not underestimate them.

Hubert (Recruited)
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When we take the field, it would be best not to engage the both of them at once.

Hubert (Not Recruited)
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If you continue to insist on distracting me, I will have no choice but to get rid of you.

Hubert (Not Recruited)
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Joking, of course.

Ferdinand

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Let me tell you the provenance of our class name.

Ferdinand (Not Recruited)
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Do you know the provenance of our class name?

Ferdinand
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The eagle, that refers to the twin-headed eagle on the Adrestian Empire's coat of arms.

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And black is the traditional color of the Empire's armor, hence, "Black Eagles."

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Do you know of the Aegir family? We have long held the position of Prime Minister in the Empire.

Ferdinand
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The Empire's power lies with six noble families, my family foremost among them.

Ferdinand
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The full explanation may be time-consuming. I can give you a moment to get ready, if you would like to take notes.

Ferdinand
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All right. I will list the six great noble families.

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There's Caspar's father, Count Bergliez, the Minister of Military Affairs. Then there's Linhardt's father, Count Hevring, the Minister of Domestic Affairs.

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Bernadetta's father, Count Varley, is the Minister of Religious Affairs. Hubert's father, Marquis Vestra, is the Minister of the Imperial Household.

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Finally we have Duke Gerth, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and my own father, Duke Aegir, the Prime Minister.

Ferdinand
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One day, I will take his place as the Prime Minister of the Empire.

Ferdinand
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I am more talented than anyone in my class— even Edelgard. I will lead the Empire to a bright, enlightened future.

Ferdinand
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There is nothing I cannot achieve.

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There is nothing I cannot achieve.

Linhardt

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The Great Tree Moon is the best time of the year for naps.

Linhardt
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I could just forget all about my assignment...

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The Great Tree Moon is the best time of the year for naps.

Linhardt
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I could just forget all about my assignment...

Linhardt
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Yeah...

Caspar

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Wow, Jeritza sure seems strong.

Caspar
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I kinda thought he was gonna be the new professor assigned to our class.

Caspar
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After that teacher ran away during our outdoor training, I figured Jeritza was a natural replacement.

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I was surprised when you were suddenly appointed professor instead.

Caspar
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I don't think I could hold my own against Jeritza in battle. I could probably take you though.

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Caspar
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Wow, Jeritza sure seems strong.

Caspar
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I kinda thought he was gonna be the new professor assigned to our class.

Caspar
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After that teacher ran away during our outdoor training, I figured Jeritza was a natural replacement.

Caspar
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I was surprised when you were suddenly appointed professor instead.

Caspar
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I don't think I could hold my own against Jeritza in battle. I could probably take you though.

Caspar
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You really think so? With enough training, I'm sure I'll beat you someday!

Caspar
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Hah! Seriously? You should really work on your self-confidence if you're planning on being a professor.

Bernadetta

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Um. I, ah, was just heading back to my room—bye!

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I don't like to come out unless I really have to.

Bernadetta
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Hope you're OK with that, Professor!

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Bernadetta
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I don't like to come out unless I really have to.

Bernadetta
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Hope you're OK with that, Professor!

Dorothea

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Hi, Professor. How're you doing?

Dorothea (Recruited)
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If you're not busy, would you like to join me on a little trip into town?

Dorothea (Recruited)
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If I'm cooped up in this dusty old monastery for too long, it drives me absolutely crazy.

Dorothea (Not Recruited)
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Yes, it's true that I'm the only commoner in the Black Eagle House.

Dorothea (Not Recruited)
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I knew that before the first day of class. Those people are simply exhausting.

Petra

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Professor. I hope you know I am having great abilities for reading and writing. With sadness, I still have struggles with speaking.

Petra (Recruited)
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If my ways of speak...of speech are causing a burden, I hope you will have forgiveness.

Petra (Not Recruited)
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Here at the monastery, I have had many great learnings from many great people.

Petra (Not Recruited)
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I am hopeful to have learnings from you too. As forever, I will do my best trying!

Dedue

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His Highness has said that he trusts you, and I have no cause for doubt.

Dedue (Recruited)
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But if you mistreat him in any way, I will take action.

Dedue (Not Recruited)
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Let me know when you are hungry.

Dedue (Not Recruited)
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I will make you a quality meal, as thanks for your service to His Highness.

Felix

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I'm busy. Do you want something?

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I'm busy. Do you want something?

Felix
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I can't right now, but let's fight soon. I look forward to beating you.

Felix
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Then get out of my way.

Ashe

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You should try looking around the greenhouse sometime, if the mood strikes you. Maybe something will catch your eye!

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Ashe
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Oh, did you come to look at the plants too? The greenhouse here is really incredible.

Ashe
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There are so many rare flowers I'd never seen back home. And herbs I never even knew existed!

Ashe
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That's normal. They all looked the same to me before I really studied them.

Ashe
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My adoptive father is the real expert. He taught me everything I know about herbs, including how to tell them apart and how to make medicines.

Ashe
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You should try looking around the greenhouse sometime, if the mood strikes you. Maybe something will catch your eye!

Sylvain

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Hey, Professor. If you've got spare time, want to join me for a trip into town?

Sylvain (Recruited)
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We could try to pick up beautiful girls... Or not. I'm kidding! Don't look at me like that.

Sylvain (Recruited)
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There's an inn that serves the most amazing food. It's one of my favorite places to eat. You simply must come try it with me.

Sylvain (Not Recruited)
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Well, there's Dorothea, Hilda, and Mercedes. Lady Rhea's quite the beauty too. And I must admit, I've even checked out Professor Manuela once or twice.

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You know, Professor, I think I'm going to like it at the Officers Academy. There are beautiful girls as far as the eye can see...

Mercedes

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Before I came to the Officers Academy, I attended a school of magic in the Kingdom capital.

Mercedes
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That's where I met Annie! That's what I call Annette.

Mercedes
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Oh. I guess Lorenz was at the school of magic too?

Mercedes
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But Annie was always just so nice to me, even though I was older. She's my best friend in the world.

Annette

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Hello, Professor! Uh, I have a teeny tiny question for you, if that's all right...

Annette
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You haven't seen a man with hair the same color as mine, a scowling face, and a generally gloomy demeanor...have you?

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Annette
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Hello, Professor! Uh, I have a teeny tiny question for you, if that's all right...

Annette
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You haven't seen a man with hair the same color as mine, a scowling face, and a generally gloomy demeanor...have you?

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Well, yes. It's a bit difficult to explain... Please just let me know if you do see him, OK?

Annette
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I suppose it was silly to ask. Sorry for wasting your time!

Ingrid

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The Blue Lion House derived its name from the honorary title of the first king of Faerghus.

Ingrid
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Loog, the King of Lions, wore brilliantly blue garments. His chivalric exploits are recorded in multiple legends.

Ingrid
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The library holds various historical accounts regarding him and the Blue Lions.

Ingrid
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If you find time, you should read them. They're filled with insights.

Lorenz

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Our house is that of the Golden Deer. Do you know the significance of that name, Professor?

Lorenz
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Golden Deer are sacred creatures said to have protected Leicester since time immemorial.

Lorenz
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All three of the houses have a meaning behind their name. You should feel free to ask around, if that sort of knowledge interests you.

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It is the duty of every Fódlan noble to demonstrate piety toward Seiros.

Lorenz
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Have you also come to offer your prayers to the goddess, Professor?

Lorenz
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You don't sound terribly sure. Perhaps you are not of noble birth? After all, devotion is not as essential for a commoner.

Lorenz
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I see. The truth is, I am not a particularly devoted believer either. But it would be unbecoming for a noble like me to neglect his prayers, wouldn't it?

Raphael

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Ugh. I really need to eat. I can't hold out until the next meal!

Raphael
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Why can't the dining hall stay open all the time? I need to keep eating if I want to get stronger!

Ignatz

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Have you memorized everyone's names yet?

Ignatz (Recruited)
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I'm Ignatz, in case you forgot. I'm looking forward to learning from you.

Ignatz (Not Recruited)
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This is the Golden Deer House. You're in charge of a different house, right?

Ignatz (Not Recruited)
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Too bad we won't see more of each other. I'm happy to learn from you, if the opportunity comes up!

Lysithea

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Hi, Professor. Have you gotten around to visiting the library yet?

Lysithea
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It's absolutely loaded with valuable information. I only wish I wasn't burdened with the necessity of sleep, so I could spend all my hours there.

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Hi, Professor. Have you gotten around to visiting the library yet?

Lysithea
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It's absolutely loaded with valuable information. I only wish I wasn't burdened with the necessity of sleep, so I could spend all my hours there.

Lysithea
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In a manner, yes. But it's more that I want to learn as much as I possibly can.

Lysithea
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Please don't treat me like a child. I may be a bit younger than the others, but that really shouldn't factor in.

Marianne

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Goddess, I pray to thee... Please protect us...

Marianne
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Oh. Hello, Professor...

Marianne
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Um. Was there something you needed?

Marianne
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Oh! You like horses? I like them too. They're such kind creatures.

Marianne
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I see. I won't bother you then...

Hilda

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So, about the mock battle that's coming up...you don't mind me sitting it out, do you?

Hilda (Recruited)
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As a fragile maiden, I'm useless in battle. I'll just cheer everyone on instead!

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Oh, Professor! Have you adjusted to life at the academy yet?

Hilda (Not Recruited)
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Me, I'm still not used to it. I'm not one for all this studying and training.

Leonie

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I'm Captain Jeralt's first and best apprentice. I can beat anyone, Professor. Even you, if I have to!

Leonie
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It may have been only for a short time, but I learned from the absolute best.

Seteth

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These are the students' quarters. To better help you supervise them, you also have a room here. Your room is here at the end.

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Commoner students also reside on the first floor, while the second is primarily for students of noble birth.

Seteth
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As a rule, we try to avoid discrimination based on social status here. But the nobility can be quite insistent when it comes to matters of propriety.

Seteth
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Speaking of, it would be best for you to avoid improper conduct. I expect you to set a good example for the students.

Flayn

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Hello there, Professor.

Flayn
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Well, I call you that, but I am afraid I am not a student here myself...

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Hello there, Professor.

Flayn
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Well, I call you that, but I am afraid I am not a student here myself...

Flayn
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Should the opportunity arise, I would love to become a student and begin my studies in earnest.

Flayn
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My brother would not be pleased if he heard you saying such things.

Flayn
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The monastery is kind enough to provide a sanctuary for my brother and I. He's the only family I have.

Hanneman

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Apparently there is to be a mock battle between the houses. Interesting, but I hope you understand that I have far more important things on my mind.

Hanneman
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My research is proceeding slower than I would like. Your Crest is something of a challenge. Frustrating. Yet, also, quite intriguing.

Hanneman
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I was wondering if I might get a sample of your flesh. A couple square inches would do. No? Perhaps some blood? A couple of drops on the device are all I need.

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Hanneman
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Oh, thank you, Professor. Those few drops of blood are invaluable to my research! Oh, so much more to learn!

Manuela

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A mock battle? This early? Wow, Professor. They're not giving you any time to settle in, are they?

Manuela
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Don't you worry though! Should you get injured, I will care for you all through your recuperation. I will see to you oh-so very, very, personally.

Manuela
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Well, no need to worry. If you get hurt, I am more than capable of healing you. You'll not even have a scar.

Alois

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Alois
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Captain Jeralt has hardly changed since 20 years ago.

Alois
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I've aged at least three times as much as he has!

Alois
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Why am I talking about this? Oh, right, it was because I just overheard Tomas remarking on the subject.

Alois
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The leader of a legendary group of knights, returned. People are bound to be talking about the ol' captain!

Cyril

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I'm a little busy.

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I'm a little busy.

Cyril
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If you're looking for the greenhouse, it's right there. See it? Looks like a greenhouse? That's it.

Cyril
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I really can't right now, I got a lot of things to do. Work and stuff like that. Why don't you look at the flowers in the greenhouse instead? They're pretty.

Jeralt

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The church has changed a lot since my time.

Jeralt
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Seteth, Hanneman, Manuela, Jeritza, and many of the knights...

Jeralt
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None of them were around 20 years ago.

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Have you met Leonie yet? Apparently it was my influence that inspired her to leave her village.

Jeralt
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Sorry to burden you, but could you watch over her for me? She's the only apprentice I've ever had.

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The church has changed a lot since my time.

Jeralt
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Seteth, Hanneman, Manuela, Jeritza, and many of the knights...

Jeralt
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None of them were around 20 years ago.

Rhea

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Do bear in mind that even as you are appraising your students, they are appraising you as well.

Rhea
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I hope that you will do your best to form lasting bonds with your flock.

Rhea
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Oh, and I look forward to witnessing your prowess in the mock battle.

Jeritza

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I care nothing of friendship.

Jeritza
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If you have no business here, leave.

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Jeritza
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You look bored. Care to duel?

Jeritza
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Problem? I just wanted to spar...

Tomas

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Professor, I hear you are lacking in knowledge of the Church of Seiros.

Tomas
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The library contains countless documents about the teaching and the history of the church. I encourage you to make good use of them.

Gatekeeper

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Greetings, Professor! Nothing to report!

Gatekeeper
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By the by, have you ever regretted a decision and wished you could go back and undo it?

Gatekeeper
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It's too bad there's no lesson for how to turn back the ol' clock, huh? But I suppose a bad decision isn't worth all that fuss anyhow!

Monk

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Tomas has served as the monastery's librarian for decades.

Monk
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Actually, he was away from Garreg Mach for a spell, but he returned to his post last year.

Monk
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There is no one as familiar with the monastery's archives as he is.

Knight of Seiros

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The Imperial princess, the crown prince, and the heir to the Alliance's leading house... This is one exceptional year, that's for sure.

Knight of Seiros
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If you're a teacher here, you'd better watch your step. If anything were to happen to those kids...

Knight of Seiros
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Well, suffice to say that it could harm the reputation of the Church of Seiros, which we've spent almost a millennium establishing.

Knight of Seiros

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As part of our commitment to the goddess, the knights undertake various missions across all of Fódlan.

Knight of Seiros
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Assisting with the education of young nobles is also a part of our sacred duty.

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I hear a member of House Hresvelg, the ruling family of the Empire, has entered the Officers Academy for the first time in ages.

Priest
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It is said that the Adrestian Empire's very founding was aided by none other than Saint Seiros.

Priest
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That is why the Crest of Seiros is on the Imperial flag.

Priest
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In recent years, a rift has developed between the Empire and the church...

Priest
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Let us hope this will be a good opportunity for both parties to reforge their close relationship of years past.

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I'm not too keen on the professor of my class. I really hoped to focus more on strategy.

Student
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Hmm, maybe I should talk to my professor about transferring to a different class...

Monk

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There are two types of Crests. Major Crests manifest their power most effectively, while Minor Crests are slightly weaker.

Monk
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It is said that the closer a person's blood relation is to various saints and Heroes, the higher their chance of bearing a Major Crest.

Monk
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Of course, there are also examples of Major Crests manifesting in children whose parents bear no Crest whatsoever.

Monk
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The exact nature of how and why Crests are inherited is still a mystery.

Anna

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Abyss? You're interested in that place, are you?

Anna
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Ancient sprawling remains deep below Garreg Mach... That's Abyss.

Anna
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Some folks have made their home there. Obviously they all have their reasons and tales to tell.

Anna
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But only the most enterprising merchant would venture near it. My advice? Avoid going there yourself.

Monk

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Thank you so much. This is just the type of flower she once loved so dearly.

Monk
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I can rest easy now.

Monk
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I must be off. Take especially good care of yourself, won't you?

Monk
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Please, look after Jeralt. She'd have wanted that.