A long time ago...
Before life began, before the world had form, three golden goddesses descended
upon the chaotic land of Hyrule. They were Din, the goddess of power, Nayru,
the goddess of wisdom and Farore, the goddess of courage.
Din, with her strong flaming arms, cultivated the land to create the Earth.
Nayru poured her wisdom onto the Earth to give the spirit of law to the world.
Farore's rich soul created all life forms who would uphold the law.
These three great goddesses returned to the heavens, leaving behind
the golden sacred Triforce. Since then, the Triforce has become the
basis for Hyrule's providence. Where the Triforce stood became sacred land.
In the vast, deep forest of Hyrule, the great Deku Tree served as the guardian
spirit. The children of the forest, the Kokiri, lived with the great Deku Tree.
Each Kokiri had his or her own guardian fairy, except one. His name was Link.
Early one morning, Link was having a nightmare. It was the same nightmare he
had every night, During a storm, Link would find himself standing in front of
a mysterious castle. A rider on horseback, carrying a girl, would race by. The
girl would look at Link as if to say something. Then, another rider would
appear. This big man clad in black would look down menacingly at Link.
Link would then awaken.