|The Dead King's Lament|
“Mad King Gangrel--the wild and ruthless former king of Plegia--was defeated by Chrom and left for dead. However, when Chrom and the Shepherds head to the south sea to defeat the pirates, they encounter a familiar face...”
The Dead King's Lament (A Dead Fool in the Japanese version, and Dead King's Lament in the European version) is Paralogue 18 of Fire Emblem: Awakening. This Paralogue is only available via SpotPass. In this paralogue, Gangrel wishes for his own death. In order to recruit him, you must use Chrom to talk to him three times before he reluctantly joins your army.
Zanth: Why, ye traitorous maggot! No one switches sail on me and lives!
Gangrel: You can't kill a dead man, sweetheart. Now to feed YOU to the maggots!
Zanth: Bow low, scum! You're in the presence of the Southron Sea King!
Zanth: Such...strength... N-not...human...
- The map for this paralogue is from Chapter 1 of Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem
- According to a developer interview, the map for this paralogue was one of the early test maps made for the game.