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Old 12-20-2020, 08:06 PM   #251
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What I know is:

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BotW Link is actually a time frozen Link from centuries past, and the Zelda in the current timeline is a reincarnation of the Zelda Link knew in the past.

Calamity Ganon is a mindless version of regular Ganon.


That's about it.
That's... only about 20% accurate.

Spoiler summary ahead for both BotW and AoC then:

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100 years ago, Calamity Ganon revived and wreaked havoc on Hyrule despite the populace's preparations, by taking control of the ancient technology they had unearthed in order to try and fight back - namely the Divine Beasts and Guardians, the latter of which you might've seen look like giant spider-y robots. Link fell to the corrupted Guardians trying to protect Zelda, who had yet to awaken her sealing power. Her mother had died when young before they could begin her spiritual training, and without guidance she struggled to evoke the Goddess blood within her (see Skyward Sword for more info on how Zelda herself is a reincarnation of the Goddess Hylia), suffering from severe self-esteem issues as a result. Her father would only put more pressure on her to devote herself to prayer, out of desperation due to the looming prophecy foretelling Ganon's return and not knowing any better recourse. He harshly forbade her from studying the ancient relics, which she found comfort in as she possessed a keen knack and passion for science. Beyond her personal interest, Zelda believed it the best way for her to be of use if she could not harness her own latent ability, but her father saw as only a distraction from her "duty" as princess.

While Zelda was finally able to access her sealing power when Link's life was threatened, it was too late - he had suffered fatal wounds, and needed to be placed in the "Shrine of Resurrection" in order to recover. However, it would take 100 years for his body to fully heal, and he would lose his memories in the process. Zelda instructed her followers to take him there, while she went to Hyrule Castle alone and placed herself and Calamity Ganon into stasis as well, holding on with all her might while waiting for the hero to arrive. The kingdom enters an era of tenuous "post-apocalyptic peace" as 100 years slowly pass, Link eventually opens his eyes, and the game takes place. By the end, he reaches Zelda just as her strength is starting to fade (according to game timeline logic obviously) and the Calamity is once again released. They manage to defeat Ganon together, and Hyrule is saved - sorta, considering all their friends and family are still dead, among the countless other civilians killed in the initial attack. The two are still their same selves from 100 years ago, just among the few only living survivors from that time (and in Link's case, lacking memories depending on how many the player chose to unlock).

In Age of Calamity, it's revealed that as a child, Zelda either built or repaired her own miniature "Guardian" as a companion - named "Terrako" - which also became her emotional support after her mother's death. Her father took it away though, thinking it a "toy" that she should no longer be playing with and instead focus on her training. When Zelda's powers were triggered, they also had a remote side effect of reactivating Terrako, who had been dormant inside a box in her room at the castle. Heeding her wish to "protect everyone", it somehow opened a temporal rift and traveled back to shortly before the Calamity struck. (Whether Zelda's power infused it with time-traveling capabilities or it possessed them all along is unclear.) Suffice to say, this created another new split timeline where they do manage to succeed in stopping the Calamity the first time around.

From here, I'm just gonna copy my thoughts from the description of the video:

While the story can be considered contentious for many reasons, after thinking on it, I've come to the conclusion that this *was* a well deserved ending - or rather potential outcome. It is the culmination of all of Zelda's personal efforts and hard work that didn't get to fully bear fruit in the main timeline, if only she had been permitted to pursue her passion for research and relics. Here, everyone's survival and happiness - including her father's - is a direct result of her ingenuity in crafting Terrako as a child. BotW had hinted that Zelda's knowledge of ancient technology might have proven key to total victory 100 years ago had she been allowed to nurture it (along with her sealing power), and AoC now provides canon confirmation that it is the case. ...And I can gladly accept that.

TL;DR Techie nerd Zelda is valid and AoC shows how following one's heart and dreams (preferably with parental love/support as extra encouragement) can make all the difference thanks for coming to my TED Talk


Edit- To clear up what the video depicts:

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Terrako sacrificed itself during the battle with Calamity Ganon, resulting in it being broken. The True Ending has it reassembled and reunited with Zelda; the ending shot of her looking at the viewscreen is from Terrako's perspective as it recognizes her. (Incidentally the Sheikah text above her face reads "Zelda".)

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Old 01-05-2021, 02:57 PM   #252
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Just wanted to pop in and say I loved your last ayano works (never mind I’m almost half a year late >>) Esp the august 15 one, the blue and orange tones on her dress to reflect her skin and the sky really bring the image together!

Also terrako ;~;
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Old 01-05-2021, 06:12 PM   #253
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Just wanted to pop in and say I loved your last ayano works (never mind I’m almost half a year late >>) Esp the august 15 one, the blue and orange tones on her dress to reflect her skin and the sky really bring the image together!

Also terrako ;~;
Thank you, Hon! <3 (Did you get to play Age of Calamity yourself?)
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Old 01-06-2021, 02:36 AM   #254
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That's... only about 20% accurate.

Spoiler summary ahead for both BotW and AoC then:

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100 years ago, Calamity Ganon revived and wreaked havoc on Hyrule despite the populace's preparations, by taking control of the ancient technology they had unearthed in order to try and fight back - namely the Divine Beasts and Guardians, the latter of which you might've seen look like giant spider-y robots. Link fell to the corrupted Guardians trying to protect Zelda, who had yet to awaken her sealing power. Her mother had died when young before they could begin her spiritual training, and without guidance she struggled to evoke the Goddess blood within her (see Skyward Sword for more info on how Zelda herself is a reincarnation of the Goddess Hylia), suffering from severe self-esteem issues as a result. Her father would only put more pressure on her to devote herself to prayer, out of desperation due to the looming prophecy foretelling Ganon's return and not knowing any better recourse. He harshly forbade her from studying the ancient relics, which she found comfort in as she possessed a keen knack and passion for science. Beyond her personal interest, Zelda believed it the best way for her to be of use if she could not harness her own latent ability, but her father saw as only a distraction from her "duty" as princess.

While Zelda was finally able to access her sealing power when Link's life was threatened, it was too late - he had suffered fatal wounds, and needed to be placed in the "Shrine of Resurrection" in order to recover. However, it would take 100 years for his body to fully heal, and he would lose his memories in the process. Zelda instructed her followers to take him there, while she went to Hyrule Castle alone and placed herself and Calamity Ganon into stasis as well, holding on with all her might while waiting for the hero to arrive. The kingdom enters an era of tenuous "post-apocalyptic peace" as 100 years slowly pass, Link eventually opens his eyes, and the game takes place. By the end, he reaches Zelda just as her strength is starting to fade (according to game timeline logic obviously) and the Calamity is once again released. They manage to defeat Ganon together, and Hyrule is saved - sorta, considering all their friends and family are still dead, among the countless other civilians killed in the initial attack. The two are still their same selves from 100 years ago, just among the few only living survivors from that time (and in Link's case, lacking memories depending on how many the player chose to unlock).

In Age of Calamity, it's revealed that as a child, Zelda either built or repaired her own miniature "Guardian" as a companion - named "Terrako" - which also became her emotional support after her mother's death. Her father took it away though, thinking it a "toy" that she should no longer be playing with and instead focus on her training. When Zelda's powers were triggered, they also had a remote side effect of reactivating Terrako, who had been dormant inside a box in her room at the castle. Heeding her wish to "protect everyone", it somehow opened a temporal rift and traveled back to shortly before the Calamity struck. (Whether Zelda's power infused it with time-traveling capabilities or it possessed them all along is unclear.) Suffice to say, this created another new split timeline where they do manage to succeed in stopping the Calamity the first time around.

From here, I'm just gonna copy my thoughts from the description of the video:

While the story can be considered contentious for many reasons, after thinking on it, I've come to the conclusion that this *was* a well deserved ending - or rather potential outcome. It is the culmination of all of Zelda's personal efforts and hard work that didn't get to fully bear fruit in the main timeline, if only she had been permitted to pursue her passion for research and relics. Here, everyone's survival and happiness - including her father's - is a direct result of her ingenuity in crafting Terrako as a child. BotW had hinted that Zelda's knowledge of ancient technology might have proven key to total victory 100 years ago had she been allowed to nurture it (along with her sealing power), and AoC now provides canon confirmation that it is the case. ...And I can gladly accept that.

TL;DR Techie nerd Zelda is valid and AoC shows how following one's heart and dreams (preferably with parental love/support as extra encouragement) can make all the difference thanks for coming to my TED Talk


Edit- To clear up what the video depicts:

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Terrako sacrificed itself during the battle with Calamity Ganon, resulting in it being broken. The True Ending has it reassembled and reunited with Zelda; the ending shot of her looking at the viewscreen is from Terrako's perspective as it recognizes her. (Incidentally the Sheikah text above her face reads "Zelda".)
I actually didn't know Age of Calamity was the BoTW sequel, I thought it was just..a descriptor for a certain segment of the story.
I guess my impression of the original story was gravely mistaken.
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I actually didn't know Age of Calamity was the BoTW sequel, I thought it was just..a descriptor for a certain segment of the story.
I guess my impression of the original story was gravely mistaken.
"Prequel", technically. Fans are still waiting on news of the BotW2 release date.
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Lil' Bluey Killing three birds with one stone here lol

A quick Momo doodle for V-Day/Lunar New Year~

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“Everything that lives is designed to end. We are perpetually trapped in a never-ending spiral of life and death. Is this a curse? Or some kind of punishment? I often think about the god who blessed us with this cryptic puzzle… and wonder if we’ll ever get the chance to kill him.”
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Filled for a prompt on tumblr: "Ayaki, what if you wrapped yourself around Shintaro's shoulders like a scarf? That'd look cute!"

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UMM, is she a

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At the conclusion of the manga, it's revealed that Shintaro's snake is in fact the Ayano of manga Route 2, who sacrificed her life by asking Marry to use it in order to create a new eye power: "Me ni Yakitsukeru" or "Retaining Eyes". ("Ayaki" is thus my personal nickname for her, as a portmanteau of "Ayano" and her previous fanon name "Yaki"). In this timeline, Ayano never actually met Shintaro in school, as she dropped out after both her parents were killed in the landslide, which she was also caught in but returned from the Daze alone instead with her Favoring Eyes and knowledge of the time loops thanks to meeting Azami. Yet, despite being relative strangers, Shintaro became determined to help her and her siblings survive, even after he lost his own sister Momo when Clearing Eyes possessed Hibiya and pushed her off the roof of a building. Ayano grew to greatly admire him, as she herself had given in to despair to the point of initially wanting to kill Marry (who was her adopted sister in this route) in order to end the cycle. Hence her desire to gift the "Retaining Eyes" Ability to him after confessing her feelings, in hopes he'll be able to find a way to finally escape the tragedy once he remembers everything.

Basically, she's been stuck inside Shintaro's mind throughout all the routes thereafter, unable to do anything but simply observe, forced to watch her family die over and over again whilst recording it all and waiting for him to awaken his power. (Not to mention seeing him suffer out of guilt over her own "other self's" death, in some cases even committing suicide himself.) For the many instances he does move past his grief and try to become a "hero" though, I imagine her love for him has only deepened over time - which I find much more believable than her developing feelings from their "regular" relationship wherein he treated her like trash before she died. >.>;

Technically she's not a ghost but rather trapped inside his head for eternity (until the day the "wish" to save everyone is granted and she ultimately disappears ;(), so this scenario couldn't really happen, but I liked the concept so nyeh. =3= The requester probably meant for her to be wrapped in snake form anyway but I just wanted to take it in a different direction. ='3


Tl;dr Snek Aya is best Aya and Jin somehow managed to actually make me ship ShinAya(ki)

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Lil' Bluey Sadly the first one only counted as "???"... OTL

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Boo!


High Five!


Party Time!


If you like Pika Coladas


Cowabunga!


Catch of the Day


Flying Fish*


Jaws*


Date Night


Om nom nom


3, 2, 1... Liftoff!


Taste the rainbow~


7.8/10 too much water


Penguin Parade


Princess Prayer


Crystal Princess

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Lord of the Sun


Let it go


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Altaria haven’t done much of the post game so I haven’t seen any of those special pokemon :’D

These are great yuki!! My faves are the Alolachu and the miniorbow, though I have no idea how you managed to get the latter’s picture :O
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It's hard. You have to

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scan the sands in the beginning of the course to find buried Minior cores and hit them with Illumina Orbs to get them all out. Recommend just watching a vid guide (as I ended up doing with a lot of requests lol), as you have to be fast since there a bunch to keep track of.
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