Ocarina of Time Dungeons: Water Temple

Alright, so it’s time for my review of the Water Temple, as part of my Axle’s Dungeon Reflections series of Zelda dungeon reviews. This one is actually pretty long-winded for these reviews; there’s a lot of baggage with the topic that I addressed alongside my own thoughts on things like the dungeon’s atmosphere.

I talked a lot last week about the Fire Temple not being that impressive without the original song meant for it, and I think the Water Temple would be pretty similar if not for its (impressive) music. Anyway, you can check out the full review here.

The Temple is Alive

The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time (Shortfic)

This WCC entry was for the “Water Temple” theme, and is exactly 300 words (I had trouble keeping under the limit on this one). Naturally, if I was going to write about the Water Temple, I had to pick creepiness and Morpha as the base concept. 8D

Essentially this is years after Ocarina of Time, and Ruto has taken a bunch of zora kids to the Water Temple (likely to teach them of its importance), and while they’re there she tries to spook them with a story about Morpha but ends up dredging up her own fears. Given that I have somewhat of a fear of the water, I can totally relate to Ruto’s anxiety. xD Continue reading