We meet main star Chrom who has to defend the land from bands with his younger sister Lissa and his lieutenant Frederick. We're also introduced the the overconfident Vaike, the awkward but caring Sumia, and Sully who is described in this video as the woman to end all men. Crikey.
These characters can form stronger relationships on the battlefield when they are placed next to each other. You can also make your team stronger by forging weapons.
They'll need they're weapons as they encounter undead soldiers. We're also told that they run into a warrior who claims to be the legendary Marth.
It's looking great. Is Fire Emblem Awakening on your shopping list for 2012?