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StoryPrincess Zelda, he awakens to see his uncle taking his sword and leaving their house, telling Link to stay put. However, Link ignores him and goes out after him. He finds a Hidden Path under a bush with an entrance into Hyrule Castle, and within the hallway he finds his uncle, severely injured. He gives Link his sword and tells him to protect Zelda in his stead. After this, he faints and isn't seen until the end of the game.
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At the end of the game, Link and his uncle are seen both alive and well in front of their house.
- On the The Legend of Zelda: Sound & Drama album, Link's Uncle is referred to as Alfon in the sound drama track.