(LoZ) PlaymatesLink furrowed his brow in concentration as he crawled along the ground on all fours, messing his hands and clothes with dirt. Though the boy had just passed his third birthday, he already considered himself something of a bug catching master - he knew all of best places to find them, from the blades of tall grass near the ranch to the colorful forest flowers by the spring. He scanned the ground for a moment longer; then, he saw a small rock nearby, and with a proud little grin he crawled over and lifted it. His face lit up in delight when he found the biggest, shiniest beetle he'd ever seen, and he grabbed it, holding it loosely in his tiny hands as he rose to his feet and ran back towards his playmate.
"I gots it!" he cried, "I gots a beetle!"
The old man in the shiny metal suit lifted his gaze from his seat on a nearby stump, chuckling quietly as the boy approached him. "Did you now?" he said with a small, amused smile.
"Uh-huh!" Link lifted his fist to
Sky Family - Fighter"Come on, sweetie," muttered Zelda worriedly as she once again brought her two-week-old son's lips to her nipple, "eat something for Mommy, okay?"
Little Daphnes weakly opened his mouth out of instinct, his eyes drooping shut as he fought the urge to sleep. When he latched on just barely, Zelda sighed a little, smiling in relief. He suckled slowly for a moment, then let go, causing his mother's smile to fall once again.
"Daphnes, please," she said desperately, trying one last time to get him to latch on, "you need to eat..."
However, Daphnes' weariness won out; without the strength to keep feeding, he fell asleep, his head lolling against her bosom. Zelda brushed the baby's bright, blond hair with her fingers as tears threatened to leave her eyes. Then, with a sniffle, she pulled his blanket over his tiny arms and held him close.
Child-rearing was supposed to be a wonderful, joyous thing, she thought... If that were the case, then why was it breaking her