Roy Mustang, also known as the Flame Alchemist, is a State Alchemist and officer in the Amestrian State Military. Considered a hero of the Ishval Civil War (War of Extermination), for his major contribution as a human weapon in the war. He is also Edward Elric's superior officer and the one who suggested that he join the military as a State Alchemist. Colonel Mustang is a remarkable capable commander who plans to become the next Führer of Amestris, and correct the wrongs the nation and it military have done over the years.