Balthier: I hope you haven’t forgotten my role in this little story… I’m the leading man. You know what they say about the leading man: he never dies.
Fran: I’d say you’re in more of a supporting role.
Balthier: Fran, please…
—Final Fantasy XII
"With each passing day, the world finds new and exciting ways to kill a man."
Balthier, Final Fantasy XII