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Author has written 10 stories for Legend of Zelda.


I hope that if you’re looking at this profile that you’ve enjoyed one of my stories and are looking to read more, or if you’re here because of a review I hope you’ll consider my stories. Feel free to read them at your leisure.

Find me on:


- I've decided to make this a personal blog, meaning it will consist of chapter updates, writing progress, personal thoughts, and answers to questions. Reblog will be minimal...maybe..


- This is where I'll be posting some art, and versions of my stories that include MA rated content. So far that only applies to 'Villainous'.

-Also the official timeline for 'Dead Inside' can be found here as well.

Since none of the links are working you're probably going to have to look them up on google or yahoo. I'm darcie1 on deviantart, darcie on pinterest and darcie1art on tumblr.

'Dead Inside' fanart:

By dattebayo34, aka, ThisIsANiceName!

Prince Zellandus

More Prince Zellandus

Thank you so much! He looks amazing!

Same here. Type up 'dattebayo34 deviantart' on google and you'll find the account.

For Villainous:

Thanks to lenbarboza, 'Villainous' is becoming an illustrated comic!!

Please support her by becoming a patron on her pat*reon account

(Nope, it's not letting me type out the whole word altogether)


Most of my ideas are solely my own, to my knowledge, but I can't deny that I may have been influenced, consciously or not, by others. In any case, here's a list of my sources of inspiration:

Authors: Emily Rodda, J.K. Rowling, Brandon Sanderson, Lene Kaaberbol, Jane Austen, J.R.R. Tolkien, Victor Hugo, Brian Jacques, Gaston Leroux, Charlotte Bronte, Agatha Christie, Edgar Allan Poe, Baroness Orczy, Descartes, Fuyumi Ono, William Shakespeare, and Ronda Thompson.

You can see the range in this. It has my favorite authors from when I first started actively reading novels to now. I only include Shakespeare for his sonnets. I really dislike his plays. Descartes is one of many philosophers who I like, but I've read more of his works than any others so he gets the spotlight.

Anime: Fate Stay Night, Fate Zero, Fate Apocrypha, Clannad, The Twelve Kingdoms, Ghost Hunt, Angel Beats, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Attack on Titan, Code Geass, and Another.

Academic: Mainly health, psychology, history, mythology, politics, and philosophy. Seriously, even if I did nothing with my degree I'd still say that the education was worth it. It has helped shape my way of thinking and my mind happens to be very valuable to me, ;)

I know there's more to these lists, but this is all that comes to mind for now. If I remember anything else I'll be sure to add them.

My multichapter works:

Dead Inside: In progress! My main story at the moment. It is an alternate universe that follows somewhat the child timeline of Legend of Zelda. It focuses primarily on the relationship between Zelda and Link. Warning for a ton (and I do mean a ton) of OCs, frustrating and downright depressing moments, dark themes and torture. I plan on having 4 parts to it. Part 1 has just been completed, part 2 is nearly done, and I've mostly got the basic idea of what's going to happen in part 3 and 4 but they still need some fine tuning. It's a long one, with an estimated 60-70 chapters, so it will take a while to complete. It is meant to be an epic, so if you're a hardcore reader and can handle multiple subplots and many different characters then carry on reading.

'Villainous' is now being made into a trilogy, thanks to an anonymous on tumblr who requested it and supplied the title for the third installment. The order will be 'Devious', 'Villainous', and 'Infamous'.

Devious: In progress! Prequel to Villainous. Takes place around two years after Twilight Princess, and will feature Link and Zelda as they fall in love. Link won't start out as he is in Villainous, but eventually he'll get there. Since this is connected to 'Villainous', readers can expect romance - which essentially means a lot of fluff - possibly even a deviantart version with lemons (if so any smut won't occur until later chapters, seeing as they are only in the process of falling in love), humor, and adventure. Some other themes are mystery, suspense, intrigue, horror (a big theme here, actually), and some of angst. Yes, this will indeed possess an actual plot, one far more serious than 'Villainous', with actual life and death situations and evil antagonists. Prognosis: somewhere between 30-40 chapters.

Villainous: Complete! A short fluffy Zelink story that takes place roughly around 4 years after the events of Twilight Princess. For those of you who want, there is a smut version posted on my deviantart account ;)

Infamous: Pending! Sequel to 'Villainous', to be written right after I finish 'Devious'. It will take place 5-7 years after 'Villainous'. I have a basic story idea for it and so far I predict it to be around 30 chapters. Below is the summary I've come up with:

"The fool should have known better than to trifle with Link. After all, everyone knew that the King of Hyrule was infamous."

So excited to write it! It will be something in between serious and lighthearted. Not as dire as 'Devious', but then again not as playful as 'Villainous' (although it will probably lean more toward playful).

Will have a smut version.

Clandestine: In progress! It will occur sometime years after the events of Ocarina of Time and Majora's Mask, and again it will be a Zelink. It will be somewhat Shakespearean inspired and will include fictional plays and poetry. It promises to be maddening, with both protagonists feuding throughout practically the entire story. Only read if you can handle the frustration. Prognosis: 30-40 chapters.

The Orchard: Pending! New Twilight Princess Zelink story idea.

"He wanted to forget. He had never wanted to be the hero, but fate had thrust him into that role. Now that he had finished his quest he could live in peace. However, his simple desires are all torn apart the moment she entered his life again."

This idea hit me one day and I was able to scribble the entire plot down on paper in only a few hours. It uses the idea that I had in 'Villainous' where Link detests magic, except on a far grander scale, but unlike 'Villainous' Link, this Link would be more affected by his journey as the hero.

Born to Rule: I might actually have to scrap this one. Initially I had the plot all written out and organized, but as I've continued my other stories, I've stollen the ideas from this one and no longer have the motivation to create a new plot for it. Apologies!

Read and enjoy!

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The Legend of Zelda: The World at War by Prometheus17 reviews
After awakening in a new era, Link begins to adjust to his new life. As he begins his quest to find Zelda, five lands go to war, leaving Hyrule in the middle. Link has to set aside his duties and take up the role of Hero once more, all while searching for the Princess. [Zelink]
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Drama - Chapters: 57 - Words: 362,366 - Reviews: 130 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 110 - Updated: 7/27 - Published: 1/13/2015 - Link, Zelda, Volga, Wizro
Hyrule's Dark Assassin by GreenFantasy64 reviews
To be wedded to Lord Ganondorf, Princess Zelda discovers an Assassin wanting him dead, and her people hating the Gerudo Lord. It does not help of her constant nightmares of choking hands and comforting shadows either. Ever since that fateful day her nightmares may soon come true.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: M - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 9 - Words: 71,409 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 4/21 - Published: 1/27/2015 - [Dark Link, Zelda]
The silver dagger and its sheath by I'mNoOneSpecial reviews
This story is a rewritten folktale; rewritten using LOZ characters. It is the story of a poor farmer's daughter (Zelda), who must use her wits to convince her young prince-turned-king (Link) that her old father (Daphnes Nohansen) is innocent of the theft of a jeweled silver dagger.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 26 - Words: 23,435 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 4/1/2017 - Published: 8/1/2016 - Link, Zelda, Impa, King Of Red Lions/King Daphnes Nohansen Hyrule - Complete
Kissing in the Pantry by ctj reviews
...is strictly forbidden, especially when you're a 13-year-old kitchen boy, and she's the all-grown-up Princess of Hyrule. When you dream of slaying dragons and being knighted and wooing princesses, things like scrubbing out soup pots tend to get in the way. And best friends, too. Best friends tend to do that.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 42,472 - Reviews: 121 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 142 - Updated: 12/26/2016 - Published: 6/5/2014 - Link, Zelda
Hey, Princess by KHLostEmpress reviews
What if all the stars aligned? Could I ever make you mine?
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,917 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 10 - Published: 1/20/2015 - [Link, Zelda] - Complete
Courage by darksidecoug reviews
"And Link," Sheik called. "Right now you may be pathetic. But give me time; I'll convince everyone of who you really are. Even you." It's funny how an ocarina, a sword, and a little courage can change the world given the proper circumstances. Inspired by OoT.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 44,242 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 9/17/2014 - Published: 9/11/2012 - Link, Zelda
Forged by darksidecoug reviews
"'Do not act as if you know who I am,' I command. Link looks into my eyes for the first time in over a year. 'But I do.'" Zelda schemes to finally understand why this one soldier refuses to acknowledge her, not realizing she might be better off not knowing. Set several years after Link was sent back as a child in OoT.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,485 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 88 - Updated: 8/22/2014 - Published: 7/16/2014
Strangers by darksidecoug reviews
"You know, they call you the Ice Queen." Rooftop conversations between Link and Zelda a few months following Hyrule's escape from Twilight. Now continued.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 16 - Words: 51,201 - Reviews: 396 - Favs: 573 - Follows: 242 - Updated: 8/13/2014 - Published: 11/19/2013 - Link, Zelda - Complete
Fortitude by Ingie reviews
Nearly fifteen years after Ocarina of Time, Link and Zelda struggle to preserve political peace after their controversial marriage. But when disaster strikes, Zelda finds herself facing far more than political turmoil...
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 51 - Words: 271,338 - Reviews: 1944 - Favs: 1,124 - Follows: 619 - Updated: 3/22/2014 - Published: 5/21/2007 - Link, Zelda - Complete
The Shard of Twilight by AreiaCannaid reviews
Zelda had often wished for the chance to prove she was more than just the damsel in distress, more than a failure who could not even protect her own kingdom. By a cruel twist of fate the opportunity thrusts itself upon her, but it is nothing like how she imagined. Now the fate of two kingdoms and the lives of her friends are in her hands.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 26 - Words: 121,655 - Reviews: 294 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 3/15/2014 - Published: 9/12/2013 - Link, Zelda - Complete
The Hero and the Heavenly Handmaiden by Infamously Me reviews
Hylia is chosen by the Golden Goddesses to care for the Triforce after the mortals that inhabit the land below make a try for the golden power. It is here that she meets her future champion, the first hero. As adventure, infatuation and deception ensue, trouble brews in the heavens above as a jealous god begins to concoct a plan that will change the course of history forever. R&R
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 15,468 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 1/7/2014 - Published: 9/19/2013 - [Link, Hylia/Her Grace]
Dark Hearts by MangaMaid4545 reviews
Light and dark have always been in an endless contention but now it seems that darkness has finally won. Ganondorf has taken over and Zelda must now save Hyrule from this lightless rule. But what can she do when the one who can help her, won't? LinkXZelda
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 38,445 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 8/13/2013 - Published: 12/30/2009 - Link, Zelda
The Empress by AreiaCannaid reviews
Just because the warlord was defeated doesn't mean the adventure is over… Another enemy has her sights set on Hyrule, and will stop at nothing until it's her own. Zelda is forced to make a horrible choice that leaves the one person who might be able to help her in no position to be saving anyone. Zelda is in danger, the kingdom is in danger, and her hero is on the run.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 25 - Words: 117,634 - Reviews: 400 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 54 - Updated: 7/24/2013 - Published: 10/25/2012 - Link, Zelda - Complete
The Thrill of the Hunt by SkywardDiamond reviews
In apocalyptic Hyrule, Zelda must venture off alone, leaving behind everyone she knows and loves who has fallen victim to a deadly, maddening illness. Aided by a sacred gilded book she must search for those immune to the ravaging disease while solving the mystery behind it, before she, herself, is hunted down. Set in OoT world. First-person Zelda.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Suspense - Chapters: 5 - Words: 18,919 - Reviews: 118 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 10/29/2012 - Published: 5/31/2012 - Link, Zelda
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Reward by TennisWriter456 reviews
Ganondorf is finally defeated, but Midna's gone. Luckily for Link, Zelda is there and ready to give him anything he chooses as a reward. But before he can tell her what he truly wants, a new evil rises. One that threatens everything they know...one that threatens everything they love...one that helps Link truly understand what he wants from Princess Zelda.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Adventure - Chapters: 55 - Words: 176,897 - Reviews: 1503 - Favs: 616 - Follows: 273 - Updated: 4/27/2011 - Published: 7/9/2010 - Link, Zelda - Complete
Anamnesis by Katie Ann reviews
The memories began to circle in her head, but whose memories they were and whether they were real she could not ascertain. She decided that like all good stories, she would start at the beginning. Post TP. LxZ.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 40,931 - Reviews: 113 - Favs: 202 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 11/1/2009 - Published: 1/30/2009 - Zelda, Link - Complete
Sweet Mistake by Ezakiel reviews
OOT-Oneshot When Link thinks that he will never see Zelda again anyway, he get's daring. Rated T for mild language and my own paranoia. Possible LinkXZelda, but that's for you to decide. R&R
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,048 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/15/2009 - Link, Zelda - Complete
Aversion by Katie Ann reviews
Tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion. Somewhat TP, decidely oneshot, definitely LxZ.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,891 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 252 - Follows: 17 - Published: 2/13/2008 - Link, Zelda - Complete
Free to Go by Katie Ann reviews
Because a queen does not show emotion, even to the love of her life. Oneshot, TP, somewhat LxZ.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,226 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 183 - Follows: 17 - Published: 11/7/2007 - Link, Zelda - Complete
The Epilogue by YellowDancer reviews
The scene we never saw in the Twilight Princess credits. Find out why Link was riding away from his village instead of toward it.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,392 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 236 - Follows: 21 - Published: 6/9/2007 - Link, Zelda - Complete
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Devious reviews
It was not enough being the hero. He was the queen's champion, a knight of the highest order; nothing was out of his reach but for his greatest desire. No, in order to win the heart of the queen he had to be devious. Post Twilight Princess, Zelink. Villainous prequel.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: M - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 14 - Words: 129,471 - Reviews: 269 - Favs: 301 - Follows: 436 - Updated: 6/24 - Published: 6/13/2015 - [Zelda, Link]
Dead Inside reviews
Seven lifetimes it's been since we've started remembering. Each time we'd vanquished the evil, and each time afterwards we had each other. We'd marry, we'd have children, we'd age, we'd be together. And then the cycle would start anew. But never did I consider what would happen if one of us were to die early. And what if they weren't reborn? Zelink AU. Rated M for violence.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: M - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 41 - Words: 375,952 - Reviews: 848 - Favs: 479 - Follows: 503 - Updated: 9/10/2017 - Published: 2/17/2014 - [Link, Zelda]
Absent reviews
She almost pitied him then, before she recalled he was the reason she was out here past decent hours, fetching him like a wayward husband she had to drag home. Post Twilight Princess. Zelink oneshot.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,350 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 107 - Follows: 29 - Published: 1/3/2017 - [Link, Zelda]
Fracture reviews
Attacked on the road, Princess Zelda is left defenseless and alone in the wilderness. Her only hope to return safely home resides with a wolf, and a man named Link. Twilight Prince au. Zelink Week.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 48,095 - Reviews: 91 - Favs: 336 - Follows: 179 - Updated: 4/12/2016 - Published: 1/17/2016 - [Zelda, Link] - Complete
Gentle reviews
Without a doubt Link was most ardently a gentleman. It was time, she mused, Hyrule deserved a gentle king. OoT oneshot.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,407 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 136 - Follows: 26 - Published: 11/24/2015 - [Zelda, Link] - Complete
Villainous Side Fic reviews
They were happily married yet still it seems that fate went out of its way to afflict their lives with suffering. Sadfic. Zelink.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 15,591 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 10/13/2015 - Published: 7/16/2015 - [Link, Zelda] - Complete
Clandestine reviews
She had waited for him, and in the end he came too late. Forced to marry another to carry on the royal bloodline, Link no longer had a place in her life. That is, before she was met with his unrelenting persistence! Post OoT, Zelink.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 16,855 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 162 - Updated: 9/14/2015 - Published: 12/3/2014 - [Zelda, Link]
Villainous reviews
In which Link tries his hand at playing the villain. "There really is no rest for the wicked..." She yanked him closer, lips turned in a sultry smile. "Shut up and get to work." A fluffy short story that takes place after the events of Twilight Princess.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 15 - Words: 82,841 - Reviews: 406 - Favs: 738 - Follows: 461 - Updated: 6/17/2015 - Published: 10/8/2014 - [Zelda, Link] - Complete
Born to Rule reviews
Over time legends become altered, facts become lost. The Twilight incidence was not as clean and censored as the tales relay it. Rather, it went something like this...
Legend of Zelda - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 18,548 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 8/20/2014 - Published: 4/8/2014 - [Link, Zelda]
Windblown reviews
A one-shot for Skyward Sword. A short excursion to the surface leaves Zelda in a dire predicament, and who better to help her out than Skyloft's resident hero. Spoiler alert!
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,271 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 21 - Published: 3/5/2014 - [Link, Zelda] - Complete