In Norse mythology, a Valkyrie is a handmaiden who serves the god Odin and transmits souls of slain heroes called Einherjar to Valhalla, the Great Hall. Players of Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria assume the role of a Valkyrie named Silmeria whose soul is trapped within the body of Princess Alicia. After a conflict between the Valkyrie Silmeria and Odin, Silmeria was banished to earth and reincarnated by Odin as a human, Princess Alicia. In this Sony PlayStation 2 video game, as Silmerias soul awakens within Alicia, she assumes dual personalities. The conflict resulting from two souls residing in one body is highlighted in Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria. In this role-playing game, the player as Alicia helps Silmeria take revenge on Odin. Other characters in the story include a warrior, archer, and sorcerer and throughout the game the player frees Einherjar that then belong to the player. The base of the screen displays the portraits of the battle characters the player chooses in this visually-appealing role-playing game. The battles in Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria are fast-paced, with every character equipped with nine pieces of battle gear and weapons. The interface on this Sony PlayStation 2 video game allows the user to buy and sell gear and skills to strengthen the chosen characters. With an OFLC rating of M, Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria is an exciting video game that keeps the player engrossed for hours on end.