It was Skyward Sword's "Romance Trailer" that finally prompted me to begin this series which I'd been mentally planning for almost three years. With seven parts in "That Romantic Spark" well behind us, it has come time to revive the series, as always intended. We now come to addressing the newest Legend of Zelda title: Skyward Sword, before moving onto more complex analyses of romance in Zelda.
Never for a moment did Skyward Sword's advertising campaign hesitate on playing up the game's romantic angle. Although the romance was almost left on the cutting room floor by Aonuma, the final game came through, providing not only the most definitive romance for Link ever seen in the series, but as always, plenty of other hints and options for players to speculate upon. (Read more...)