I don't necessarily think this is something that needs to be changed; I'm just asking. What is the source, if any, that this mermaid's name is Martha?
I always assumed that's who she was, if only because I figured the "Martha" in Martha's Bay had to refer to somebody and it seemed logical to be the one person who lives in it. However, people have pointed out that in the Hyrule Encyclopedia and the Switch version of Link's Awakening, she isn't named Martha at all. In both, she's only given the title of "Mermaid".
Maybe that's reason enough to rename the entire page, but the game and the book aren't actually saying that her name isn't Martha. They don't tell us what her name is or if she has one, but theoretically, she still could, right? I have heard of past sources that actually gave her the name of Martha, but are they sound and reliable enough to justify her still being called that? Tippetarius (talk) 19:17, October 29, 2021 (UTC)
- I moved the page - honestly, the LA19 name tag is enough all by itself to do that, since it's her primary descriptor (and she isn't named in the LA93/LADX text). Do you know what the sources that called her Martha in the first place were? - Sanityormadness (talk) 01:34, October 30, 2021 (UTC)
- Not personally, no. Someone on another wiki claims she was called Martha on an earlier version of the series website, and I might recall someone else citing a manual or guidebook, but I wasn't really able to find anything online that gave her that name. (Except this page, of course -- which is why I stopped in and brought this up.) Tippetarius (talk) 03:21, October 30, 2021 (UTC)