King Ashnard is the antoganist in the Nintendo GameCube video game Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance. In the game, he is noted as being the king of Daein, the enemy country of the heroes. He ordered a large attack on his enemy nations, thus killing many powerful kings and queens. One managed to escape, that one being Princess Elincia. Once Ike, the protagonist of the story finds her passed out in a forest. He offers to help her, and too bring Crimea back to the way it was.
He is considered an elitist who believes that the powerful must rule over the weak.