I cant sleep sooo here, have this drabble thing that starts that zelda as companion tp au i keep talking about.
Also, im writing on mobile lolsobs so excuse the trash formatting and typos??
When Zelda wakes up to find Castletown completely quiet, she knows something horrible must have happened. After all, Castletown never sleeps – the sounds and bustling of living reaching even the outskirts of the city, where Zelda lived.
The day Castletown went quiet, sheets of rain poured down the empty cobblestone streets. Zelda saw no one through her window. Her maid hadn’t woken her up. There was only the constant sound of rain and the eerie luminosity of the sky. It was a sickly yellow, almost like dusk, but distorted somehow.
Zelda dared to put on a cloak and take a quick walk up and down her street. She knocked on the doors of her neighbours. But there was not a soul to be seen. Zelda was awake, but this Castletown felt and looked so much like the city in her dreams that she paused in earnest confusion. When she returned home, and discarded he soaked cloak, Zelda pondered if her dreams had come true yet again.
She often dreamed of darkness descending upon Hyrule. Such dreams always felt like memories and Zelda often woke from them trembling and reaching for someone who wasn’t there. The dreams left her afraid amd terribly alone. Then, there were the dreams of her father in the castle. Of some dignatary’s proposal. Nothing Zelda should concern herself with. She was not part of the royal family. Not officially, despite the mark that had recently started glowing on her hand.
The mark had appeared when the dreams began. The dreams not of darkness, but twilight. Of a Hyrule that saw light fade away slowly, agonizingly so. A special kind of torture. Dreams of her fellow people reduced to spirits trapped in a horrible nightmare. Yet there was Zelda, who always escaped unscathed. Unaffected by the mysterious force pervading Hyrule except for the mark on her hand.
The dreams afforded Zelda all the privileges of knowledge, but no solution. The grandfather clock in her drawing room ticked as Zelda thought of what the goddesses wanted from her. Why bless her with the mark of the Triforce with no clue as to what her duty was. Zelda was long lost in thought until she caught a glimpse of movement from the corner of her eye.
Zelda turned to find what she could only describe as an imp girl, floating by the door, with a mischievous grin and an amused glint in her eye. Yet, Zelda wasn’t afraid. Not of the girl. Zelda knew the imp in her house was the answer she was waiting for.
zeldahijinks posted headcanons about a special someone for Sidon, Teba, Revali and Link who are suffering from amnesia. and I couldn't help but think about an AU of BotW where ZELDA was the one needed to go on this journey instead of Link. and HE would be the one at the end who asks Zelda "Do you really remember me... ?" asdfgh
CUTE. c u t e
also gives me feels about playable Zelda. One day… one day.
Originally, I wanted to draw an AU where Link and Zelda were normal human kids in a world like ours, but then I started thinking about Zoras and I got excited and a new AU within an AU happened?? I’ll probably make more of this.