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In chapter 25 and several chapters onward of Blood and Spirit, Link, while in Veress's captivity, is openly defiant to Veress even while undergoing all manner of Cold-Blooded Torture, and for once actually manages to make Veress lose her cool.
In chapter 14 of Wisdom and Courage, while the Great Deku Tree is burning around them, Link adamantly refuses Veran's commands to leave Saria behind to die and instead remains right there on the spot, preferring to die with his old friend rather than do so. With that, the Triforce of Courage briefly negates Veran's curse on him and enables him to escape the tree with Saria.