Oppenheimer wrote: He wasn't a war hero though
In my game Thomas was a tank character and was responsible for the deaths of many unit leaders. He was definitly a war hero in my eyes for all the characters he tore to shreds. Honestly, he's a pretty tough guy once you get him up in levels. I wish he was the only hero in Suikoden III but even if he wasn't he still played a crucial part in my game. I actually have the final battle saved just so I can prove my friends wrong when the tell me how weak Thomas was. Of course I honed him to be a tank character but still, just him being the Tenkai star doesn't mean he's a meak individual. That's why I love Suikoden because, in some sense, you can mold the character to how you want them. Especially with the "wizard" and "warrior" runes.
I'm sure everyone's game is different but to me, Thomas was, in part, responsible for helping me beat this game.
"If you can laugh at yourself everytime you fall down, people will think you're drunk"-Conan