I am actually very aware of this
You should all watch Martyn’s playthrough of Hyrule Warriors if only to hear his side comments.
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Ohhh yess! I love both of these. I especially like the one about the physical contact. That would be very interesting theory.
Talking about Xeph’s eyes, I like the idea that his eyes get brighter when excited and duller when he’s sad/tired and that is mirrored in his crystal.