The fairy Navi awakens Link from a nightmare, in which Link witnesses a man in black armor on horseback chasing a girl on a white horse. Navi brings Link to the Great Deku Tree, who is cursed and near death. The Deku Tree tells Link a “wicked man of the desert” cursed him and seeks to conquer the land of Hyrule, and that Link must stop him. Before dying, the Great Deku Tree gives Link the Spiritual Stone of the Forest and sends him to Hyrule Castle to speak with the “princess of destiny”.

At the Hyrule Castle garden, Link meets Princess Zelda, who believes Ganondorf, the Gerudo King of Thieves, is seeking the Triforce, a holy relic in the Sacred Realm that gives its holder godlike power. Zelda asks Link to obtain the three Spiritual Stones so he can enter the Sacred Realm and claim the Triforce before Ganondorf reaches it. Link collects the other two stones: the first from Darunia, leader of the Gorons, and the second from Ruto, princess of the Zoras. Link returns to Hyrule Castle, where Ganondorf is pursuing Zelda and her caretaker Impa on horseback. Link unsuccessfully attempts to stop Ganondorf, and then retrieves the Ocarina of Time. Inside the Temple of Time, he uses the Ocarina and the Spiritual Stones to open the door to the Sacred Realm and finds the Master Sword, a legendary sword forged to destroy evil. As he pulls the sword from its pedestal, Ganondorf appears and claims the Triforce for himself.

Seven years later, an older Link awakens in an area of the Sacred Realm known as the Chamber of Sages and is met by Rauru, one of the seven sages who protect the entrance to the Sacred Realm. Rauru explains that Link’s spirit was sealed for seven years until he was old enough to wield the Master Sword and defeat Ganondorf, who is now the King of Evil. The seven sages can imprison Ganondorf in the Sacred Realm, but five are unaware of their identities as sages. Link is returned to the Temple of Time; there he meets the mysterious Sheik, who guides him to free five temples from Ganondorf’s control, allowing each temple’s sage to awaken. Link befriended all five sages as a child: Saria, the Sage of the Forest Temple; Darunia, the Sage of the Fire Temple; Ruto, the Sage of the Water Temple; Impa, the Sage of the Shadow Temple; and Nabooru, the Sage of the Spirit Temple. After the five sages awaken, Sheik reveals herself to be Zelda in disguise, and the seventh sage. She tells Link that Ganondorf’s heart was unbalanced, causing the Triforce to split into three pieces. Ganondorf acquired only the Triforce of Power, while Zelda received the Triforce of Wisdom and Link the Triforce of Courage.

Ganondorf kidnaps Zelda and imprisons her in his castle. The other six sages help Link enter the castle, where he fights to Ganondorf’s sanctum. Link frees Zelda and nearly defeats Ganondorf, but he destroys the castle in an attempt to kill Link and Zelda. After they escape the collapsing castle, Ganondorf emerges from the rubble and, using the Triforce of Power, transforms into a boar-like monster named Ganon and knocks the Master Sword from Link’s hand. With Zelda’s aid, Link retrieves the Master Sword and defeats Ganon. The seven sages seal Ganondorf in the Dark Realm. Still holding the Triforce of Power, Ganondorf vows to take revenge on their descendants. Zelda uses the Ocarina of Time to send Link back to his childhood. Navi departs and Link meets Zelda in the castle garden once more.

As Link then approached Zelda a mysterious white light started up around him.
it was at this time he saw the ocarina of time floating around him, after passing out link found himself in a new land surrounded my animals thats look like a mix between an owl and a bear.
Confused by his surroundings link ventured off north in search of city.


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