Invisible Ties (運命か 絆か Unmei ka, Kizuna ka lit. Fate, or Bonds? in the Japanese version) is the Premonition of Fire Emblem Awakening.
The player fights Validar with Chrom and the Avatar. The game explains basic controls step by step. After defeating Validar, the player experiences a cutscene in which Validar falls, but then the Avatar kills Chrom. Despite this, Chrom tells the Avatar to not blame themself.
- This chapter shares its name with Chapter 23.
- This is one of the few introductory chapters where the boss is a promoted unit.
- This is the only introductory chapter where the boss is a magic user.