Her hope was to outlast her companions and if she was going to cry, rage or lose her mind, she would do it alone and in peace. Ashe stood at the bridge for sometime after Vaan had left. If they were the same age then that could've arsed things up a bit. Dec 25, 2012 #11 Shinra Executive Banned. 1C. When Ashe was made the Queen of Dalmasca, Vaan was seemingly heartbroken and took to the skies to distance himself from Ashe. People say Vaan isn't the main character because they are making informed observations on what's in the game. Unlike the previous games, FFXII had no romantic hints or sublot. It's not denial, that's just how it's written. is the framing that allows the story to be told properly. The slow development of an Ashe/Balthier relationship is evident throughout the game, but it is a relation never comes to fruition. Vaan's confirmation of seeing Rasler was unsettling. The closest romantic relationship we have is Ashe/Vaan or Vaan/Penelo. Pairing: Balthier/Ashe Wordcount: 2,587 Authors' Notes: In this chapter, Larsa throws a party and attempts to meddle, Ashe does not explain herself, Balthier loses his temper, and everything pretty much goes as one would expect from there. I tried to picture a romantic relationship between Ashe, and some of the male main characters. Accompanied by Reddas, Ashe and the party travel to the Pharos. 1) Mainly, the designers have said that there is a relationship between the two, but it's not romantic. I mean very similar. "Vaan… I couldn't let our relationship interfere with my coronation, that is why I didn't return your letters," Ashe explained. Joined Aug 23, 2012 Messages 241 Location VA, USA Gil 965 Gold Points I think that Vaan likes Ashe, but I don't think that Ashe feels towards Vaan in the same fashion. As for other characters, an NPC in Rabanastre hints that someone in Vaan's life feels very fondly for him, lending support to the potential for a post-game Penelo/Vaan . Well, looking at a lot of evidence, they're siblings. Brother and sister similar. Also, Al-Cid, Penelo, and Basch have cameos, and Fran steps on Vaan's foot, again. Indecision overtakes her: whether to destroy the Cryst and rid the world of nethicite, or to carve out a new piece to take revenge on the Archadian Empire as the Occuria wish her to. Ashe's personality seems like it could only repel men away. Basche/Ashe is more of a Master-Servant relationship and it might creep me because Basche is too old (at least his looks) for Ashe. Final Fantasy XII does not have any blatant romantic relationships, so really, it is up to you to decided whether Vaan likes Ashe or not. Ashe is older than Vaan. If you've played the game, you'd know the story revolves around and is driven by Ashe but Vaan's commoner P.O.V. 3) Square have made a point of showing early on that Ashe is 2 years Vaan's senior. 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