I had this idea in the shower, where all great ideas originate. The Zelda games explore Link’s timeline from kid to strapping buck, but how about a bit after? Here is Link as he starts to go to seed, still got some life left in his limbs but his exhaustion quest is written on his face: how long must I continue chopping at blobs of sentient slime?
The idea was also derived from Frank Miller’s Batman series, where we get to see Batman getting too old to get the job done anymore. It also seems to have been influenced by the long hours I was spending watching Breaking Bad at the time, so I think he has a bit of Kranston in his face.
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