Posted By Snow at 11:27 AM on Tuesday July 17, 2012
A translation of a concept art page from Hyrule Historia. Images taken from History of Hyrule’s The Legend of Zelda art anthology.
Zelda calls to Byrne from within the possessed phantom. Even in the illustration below, Byrne kneels to Zelda in the manner of a servant. Though the final game has them meeting for the first time, perhaps they initially meant to be old friends.
Zelda’s soul is transparent.
This is their relationship.
Alfonzo is the descendant of Gonzo, who appears in The Wind Waker and Phantom Hourglass. In these design sketches, however, the traces of Gonzo are not as clear.