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YMMV: My Inner Life

  • Accidental Innuendo: While it may have been on purpose. The scene where Jen is in the bathtub where Link is the only thing on her mind and how strong and handsome he is, is at the least very suggestive.
    • In her bridal chamber, Jenna is " fingering with the lacy design at her waist".
  • Angst? What Angst?: Unintentional example: Link comes back from war. The only thing that changes about him is that he gets a shiny badge on his clothes, which everybody adores.
  • Bile Fascination
  • Canon Defilement: According to Jen, most, if not all, of the other games never happened. Also, Link wasn't sent back in time at the end of the game. And Hyrule Castle (as well as the town) are back as though Ganondorf never destroyed them. And so on.
    • Especially having the Great Deku Tree being alive.
  • Cliché Storm: Dark Link's dialogue. Also, every single time Jenna talks about how much she loves Link.
  • Lady Mondegreen: Thanks to Jen's misspellings of "huge", people have come to joke that there's a character named "Hugh" who shows up whenever a monster is being described.
  • Mary Sue: Jenna, who's also a Relationship Sue, Purity Sue, God-Mode Sue, Author Avatar, Black Hole Sue and a hint of Sympathetic Sue.
    • She may even have invented a whole new type of Sue-ness. In Zelda-Queen's sporking, she coined the term 'Entitlement Sue' to refer to Jenna's apparent belief that anything and everything desirable should belong to her, with the rightful owners falling over themselves to give her fancy jewellery, powerful artifacts, and their blessing to date Link because she clearly makes him happier than Zelda/Ruto/Saria/Malon ever could.
  • Nausea Fuel/Squick: The bonding ceremony and sex scenes. Keep in mind that if Link decided to stay as he is, it means he still has the mind of a prepubescent boy as he is courting her.
  • No Yay: Jenna/"King Zelda".
  • Possession Stu: Link.
  • Snark Bait: It certainly doesn't help that she thinks the whole thing is real.
  • So Bad, It's Good
  • Strangled by the Red String: Link and Jenna's relationship. Indeed the first words out of Link in the entire story are him calling Jenna beautiful and he asks her out on a date immediately after. Aside from some sex and a few mentions of being sad about Jenna having to leave there is absolutely nothing else between the two between their first date and Link proposing to her. Though the story frequently harps on how perfect the pair are for each other, there's pretty much no actual examples of why they are.
  • Tastes Like Diabetes
  • Unfortunate Implications: Jen's fictional self (which she insists is herself in another dimension)'s first thoughts on Link are how he's handsome thus will give her beautiful children, for crying out loud!
    • Not helped that Link is blonde-haired and blue-eyed in Ocarina of Time, making some of Jenna's comments come off as rather... Aryan.
    • There's also the horrible anti-feminism going on, with Jenna constantly going on and on about how having a husband and children make her life complete, how she drops her job to get married, how she constantly clings to Link, how she always makes a point of riding behind him, etc. It's possible that the author was trying to write as if it were medieval times, with old-fashioned female roles, but that doesn't work since (A) Jenna also tries to paint herself as independent and strong and (B) there's no evidence that women in Ocarina of Time are so limited.
      • It goes so far as to have Epona constantly pregnant so that Link can get a new horse, a stallion no less - because Goddesses forbid a man ride a mare.
    • One can't help but notice some unfortunate implications in how the king treats Jenna, a peasant merchant, better than Zelda, his flesh-and-blood daughter. He spares no expense for Jenna's wedding, breeds horses especially for her, and calls her "Jenna, my sweet daughter." Zelda, on the other hand, gets little to no interaction with him, he does nothing for her, and when he finally has to refer to her in conversation, he calls her "the princess," as if he has nothing to do with her. It's actually pretty disturbing if you think about it too long! Then of course there's the fact that he'll probably pass the crown on to Jenna—because apparently, Zelda can only become Queen if she marries.


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