because the truth of it is, the flow of time really is cruel. and despite all your attempts to save the world, when the clock hits zero your time is up, hero or villain. Majora’s Mask explores a lot of the idea that your life is what you make of it. You can choose to help the people of Termina, you can choose to save yourself, or you can die doing nothing and that’s all there is to it.
YOU KIDS THESE DAYS AND YER FANCY “SPRINTING” AND “MOTION CONTROLS”
WHEN I WAS YOUR AGE WE COULDN’T MAKE LINK RUN FASTER
NO, WE HAD TO ROLL ACROSS HYRULE FIELD TO MAKE IT TO KAKARIKO BY NIGHTFALL
BAREFOOT, IN THE SNOW, TAPPING THE A BUTTON REPEATEDLY FOR 10 MILES