Posted on December 13 2015 by Kev
The timeline for the Zelda series has been under a lot of scrutiny since it was published in the Hyrule Historia. As a result, all sorts of theories have sprung up about how the games are interlinked and, as an extension, how all the incarnations of Zelda, Link and Ganondorf are connected. In Ocarina of Time we hear the tale of how three golden goddesses created the land of Hyrule but what if that wasn’t the only land they created? In a recent video by YouTuber VortexxyGaming, she takes a look at a theory suggesting when Hyrule was created, so were Termina and Lorule. Their pasts were very similar to Hyrule but a few decisions were made differently that caused the worlds to become so different.
See the video after the jump.
It’s a very interesting theory and I hadn’t realized just how similar the histories of the nations were. With the decisions that were made along the way and with how certain events concluded (like the Hyrulean War and the interlopers) it’s easy to see what effect each instance would have on the land and its citizens.
As always, although it’s a good theory I can’t say I’m convinced by it. This seems to be more along the lines of the many-worlds theory where each decision someone makes creates a new universe where all possible outcomes are carried out but, to me at least, Termina and Lorule are still regular alternate dimensions with their own starting point.
What do you think? Could Hyrule, Termina and Lorule all have been created at the same time? Is there another theory you’re more convinced by? Let us know in the comments below.