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** [[spoiler: A LOT sadder when you consider that his dad is probably dead because it's so cold out there... until you go back after beating Goht and he turns out to be alive and well. Then he tries to persuade you to become chief, which is a [=CMoH=] all by itself once all the Gorons start cheering for "Darmani". Especially when you remember the real Darmani's cutscene, and know it's just what he would have wanted.]]
** [[spoiler: Actually, his dad is the one who teaches you the intro to the Lullaby. You find him frozen outside, because the old Goron is so determined to go end the winter himself, for his son and for his people. It's a bit of a Tearjerker that he either can't remember the last notes of the song, or he's just too cold to play them (likely the former).]]

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** [[spoiler: A LOT sadder when you consider that his dad is probably dead because it's so cold out there... until you go back after beating Goht and he turns out to be alive and well. Then he tries to persuade you to become chief, which is a [=CMoH=] all by itself once all the Gorons start cheering for "Darmani". Especially when you remember the real Darmani's cutscene, and know it's just what he would have wanted.]]
** [[spoiler: Actually, his
His dad is the one who teaches you the intro to the Lullaby. You find him frozen outside, because the old Goron is so determined to go end the winter himself, for his son and for his people.people, even though his greatest warrior failed and he's pretty much guaranteed to die trying. It's a bit of a Tearjerker that he either can't remember the last notes of the song, or he's just too cold to play them (likely the former).]]


* Giving the spirits of the people who died like Dormani and Mikau rest, especially since in these moments the ghost show complete faith to Link to finish the task given and save everyone from the torment of Majora's Mask and prevent anymore victims to suffer the same faith as them. Once Link manage to save the day, it's safe to say the spirits were more then happy knowing their deaths were not in vain.

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* Giving the spirits of the people who died like Dormani Darmani and Mikau rest, especially since in these moments the ghost show complete faith to Link to finish the task given and save everyone from the torment of Majora's Mask and prevent anymore victims to suffer the same faith as them. Once Link manage to save the day, it's safe to say the spirits were more then happy knowing their deaths were not in vain.


* Romani ranch. If you fail to save Romani on the first night, she becomes a semi-mute, heavily traumatized pseudo-zombie when she is returned a little while later. However, completing the entire sidequest and coming back on the final night reveals that Cremia is giving her younger sister a Romani Mask to signify her becoming an adult. Romani is excited, but Cremia is morose because she realises the world is about to end. The last words Cremia says to her sister are, "Romani... sleep with me in my bed tonight, OK?" A [=CMOH=] and a TearJerker all in one.

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* Romani ranch.Ranch. If you fail to save Romani on the first night, she becomes a semi-mute, heavily traumatized pseudo-zombie when she is returned a little while later. However, completing the entire sidequest and coming back on the final night reveals that Cremia is giving her younger sister a Romani Mask to signify her becoming an adult. Romani is excited, but Cremia is morose because she realises the world is about to end. The last words Cremia says to her sister are, "Romani... sleep with me in my bed tonight, OK?" A [=CMOH=] and a TearJerker all in one.


** After you've gotten Romani's Mask, when you go back and defend the delivery again, Cremia either gives Link a Huge (200) rupee, or, a hug. And we all laugh at the hug for what [[MarshmallowHell it ends up being.]] But think about how many times Link has ever been hugged. This is likely the first one he's received in quite a while: This Link grew up with the Kokiri, who are perpetually young and mostly innocent (i.e. not the affectionate type) and was ostracized by nearly everyone until he left. He spent a good deal of time getting abused as a child in Hyrule (and when offered a Goron hug he seems genuinely terrified of being crushed and runs away screaming), and even as an adult he only got to know girls on a temporary basis before they became Sages. All his (likely painful) exploits as an adult were lifted clean out of the stream of (this) history, including his relationship with Zelda. On coming to Termina, it's possible all physical contact he's even known has been painful. When he finally gets a hug, getting used to a warm and fuzzy feeling has nothing to do with being on the cusp of puberty; this is quite possibly ''the first time in his life'' Link has ever felt physical affection. The fact that his face is pressed into her boobs is just a bonus.

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** After you've gotten Romani's Mask, when you go back and defend the delivery again, Cremia either gives Link a Huge (200) rupee, or, a hug. And we all laugh at the hug for what [[MarshmallowHell it ends up being.]] But think about how many times Link has ever been hugged. This is likely the first one he's received in quite a while: This Link grew up with the Kokiri, who are perpetually young and mostly innocent (i.e. not the affectionate type) and was ostracized by nearly everyone until he left. He spent a good deal of time getting abused as a child in Hyrule (and when offered a Goron hug he seems genuinely terrified of being crushed and runs away screaming), and even as an adult he only got to know girls on a temporary basis before they became Sages. All his (likely painful) exploits as an adult were lifted clean out of the stream of (this) history, including his relationship with Zelda. On coming to Termina, it's possible all physical contact he's even known has been painful. When he finally gets a hug, getting used to a warm and fuzzy feeling has nothing to do with being on the cusp of puberty; this is quite possibly ''the first time in his life'' Link has ever felt physical affection. The fact that his face is pressed into her boobs is just a bonus.probably doesn't even cross his mind.

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** Additionally, Mr. Barten has another line that is presumably prompted if you help Cremia deliver milk to him on the second night. In this case, he says "We have some good milk in tonight. [[FaceDeathWithDignity Would you like some Romani for your final moon viewing?]]" This shows that the man is trying to keep his customer's spirits up before the moon destroys his bar. Despite his otherwise serious personality, Mr. Barten has a sense of humour.

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* Giving the spirits of the people who died like Dormani and Mikau rest, especially since in these moments the ghost show complete faith to Link to finish the task given and save everyone from the torment of Majora's Mask and prevent anymore victims to suffer the same faith as them. Once Link manage to save the day, it's safe to say the spirits were more then happy knowing their deaths were not in vain.


** Of course, after playing the Song of Storms and curing him, Pamela sees her now-cured father and runs in to hug him. He's very confused and only remembers not being able to control himself, but Pamela tearfully tells him he was just having a nightmare. He hugs her back and Tatl sternly suggests that she and Link leave them to it.

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** Of course, after playing the Song of Storms Healing and curing him, Pamela sees her now-cured father and runs in to hug him. He's very confused and only remembers not being able to control himself, but Pamela tearfully tells him he was just having a nightmare. He hugs her back and Tatl sternly suggests that she and Link leave them to it.


* The Postman sidequest. It all revolves around the postman and his inability to flee the city because [[InsaneTrollLogic it's not on his schedule]]. You can make it so that hours before the end, he is ordered to disregard the mailing schedule and flee the city. Upon receiving the news, he happily proclaims his freedom to "make his own schedule!", removes his hat, claiming "I don't need this anymore...", and runs (complete with unique animation), not jogs, out of town. In the process, he becomes what he was most remembered for in ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime Ocarina of Time]]'': that carefree guy that loved to run with no destination or goal in mind, but for the joy that he found in running itself. Indeed, in the credits, we see him exactly where he left off in the last game, aimlessly running in a large, open field, because even in a parallel, nightmare dimension, that's the way it's supposed to be.

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* The Postman sidequest. It all revolves around the postman and his inability to flee the city because [[InsaneTrollLogic [[UnstoppableMailman it's not on his schedule]]. You can make it so that hours before the end, he is ordered to disregard the mailing schedule and flee the city. Upon receiving the news, he happily proclaims his freedom to "make his own schedule!", removes his hat, claiming "I don't need this anymore...", and runs (complete with unique animation), not jogs, out of town. In the process, he becomes what he was most remembered for in ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime Ocarina of Time]]'': that carefree guy that loved to run with no destination or goal in mind, but for the joy that he found in running itself. Indeed, in the credits, we see him exactly where he left off in the last game, aimlessly running in a large, open field, because even in a parallel, nightmare dimension, that's the way it's supposed to be.

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** Of course, after playing the Song of Storms and curing him, Pamela sees her now-cured father and runs in to hug him. He's very confused and only remembers not being able to control himself, but Pamela tearfully tells him he was just having a nightmare. He hugs her back and Tatl sternly suggests that she and Link leave them to it.

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** A meta example in that fans have actually gotten so invested in the game that they will try to help as many of its people as they can.

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[[caption-width-right:350:"...Welcome home."]]


* The reunion of Kafei and Anju in ''Majora's Mask''. Reunited lovers? Pssh. Reunited lovers getting married ''as the world ends,'' while they talk about how much they love each other? Dude.

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* The reunion of Kafei and Anju in ''Majora's Mask''.Anju. Reunited lovers? Pssh. Reunited lovers getting married ''as the world ends,'' while they talk about how much they love each other? Dude.



* And, of course, a very simple screen with nothing more than ordinary text on a blank background, that makes it all worth it: [[spoiler:Dawn of A New Day]].

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* And, of course, a A very simple screen with nothing more than ordinary text on a blank background, that makes it all worth it: [[spoiler:Dawn of A New Day]].


--->'''Kafei:''' [[spoiler:I’m sorry you got caught up in all this. If you can get out, then do it. Anju is already fleeing to Cremia’s ranch.]]
--->'''Tatl:''' [[spoiler: You did great. She'll...understand. ''(To Link)'' C'mon, let's go. Play your ocarina and get us outside. [[WhamLine Let him be alone.]]]]
* The mailman's line, mere hours before the moon falls: "To...to...to...[[UnstoppableMailman tomorrow's delivery is still scheduled!"]]
** And the conclusion of that quest [[spoiler: has the Mayor's wife formally relieve him of duty, allowing him to flee the town as he desperately wanted to do]].

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--->'''Kafei:''' -->'''Kafei:''' [[spoiler:I’m sorry you got caught up in all this. If you can get out, then do it. Anju is already fleeing to Cremia’s ranch.]]
--->'''Tatl:''' [[spoiler: You -->'''Tatl:''' [[spoiler:You did great. She'll...understand. ''(To Link)'' C'mon, let's go. Play your ocarina and get us outside. [[WhamLine Let him be alone.]]]]
* The mailman's line, mere hours before the moon falls: "To...to...to...[[UnstoppableMailman tomorrow's delivery is still scheduled!"]]
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scheduled!"]] And the conclusion of that quest [[spoiler: has [[spoiler:has the Mayor's wife formally relieve him of duty, allowing him to flee the town as he desperately wanted to do]].



* The defeat of Skull Keeta: After you beat him in a rather [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment challenging challenge]], he grants you his "soul" (the captain's hat mask), begs you to tell his men the war is over, then asks "Orders, captain?" Cue silence as you think a Song of Healing prompt is coming up. Instead, Link stands there for a second, then dismisses the captain with a slow, heartfelt salute. "Understood! Thank you captain!"
** And when we say, dismiss, we mean dismiss from his eternal serving as skeletal captain. You can do the same to any skeleton soldiers you find by wearing the captain's hat. They're even disappointed if you don't dismiss them.

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* The defeat of Skull Keeta: After you beat him in a rather [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment challenging challenge]], he grants you his "soul" (the captain's hat mask), begs you to tell his men the war is over, then asks "Orders, captain?" Cue silence as you think a Song of Healing prompt is coming up. Instead, Link stands there for a second, then dismisses the captain with a slow, heartfelt salute. "Understood! Thank you captain!"
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captain!" And when we say, dismiss, say "dismiss", we mean dismiss from his eternal serving as skeletal captain. You can do the same to any skeleton soldiers you find by wearing the captain's hat. They're even disappointed if you don't dismiss them.



** The Zoras perform their much-awaited concert.
*** Look closely at said concert. That is indeed Link in his Zora form performing with the rest of the band. As if making a grave for Mikau wasn't respectful enough.

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** The Zoras perform their much-awaited concert.
*** Look
concert. And look closely at said concert. That concert: that is indeed Link in his Zora form performing with the rest of the band. As if making a grave for Mikau wasn't respectful enough.



** Link leaves Termina and notices a quaint carving on a tree stump.
*** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Db15jJl9Gfk#t=10m10s And the jewel-encrusted tip of the crown to the ending]] - the very simple "Saria's Song" melody playing exactly one time.

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** Link leaves Termina and notices a quaint carving on a tree stump.
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stump. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Db15jJl9Gfk#t=10m10s And the jewel-encrusted tip of the crown to the ending]] - the very simple "Saria's Song" melody playing exactly one time.



* When Tatl and Tael first meet Skull Kid [[spoiler:pre-mask]], it's raining and he's sad and lonely, huddled under a giant log because according to him, his friend left him after they fought. So what do Tatl and Tael do? The three of them huddle together, with Skull Kid holding the fairies in his arms.
** The next scene of the flashback shows the three of them playing hide-and-seek, Skull Kid laughing when he spooks one of the fairies, and him cartwheeling.

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* When Tatl and Tael first meet Skull Kid [[spoiler:pre-mask]], [[spoiler:before he stole Majora's Mask]], it's raining and he's sad and lonely, huddled under a giant log because according to him, his friend left him after they fought. So what do Tatl and Tael do? The three of them huddle together, with Skull Kid holding the fairies in his arms. \n** The next scene of the flashback shows the three of them playing hide-and-seek, Skull Kid laughing when he spooks one of the fairies, and him cartwheeling.

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