—Maclir to Kris
Maclir (マクリル, Makurilu) is a background character in Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem. He is the grandfather of Kris that is first mentioned in the beginning of the game. His name is mentioned in the base conversation in Prologue VI with Jagen. He is a former Altean Knight who withdrew from the frontlines due to his injury, but his loyalty to Altea was unmatched. He is an old friend of Jagen. Maclir was the one taught Kris how to fight before the events of New Mystery of the Emblem. Kris was able to join the Altean Knights due to their grandfather.