Maybe that’s why the old man disappears in the beginning of the Legend of Zelda. He couldn’t deal with the fate he forced upon an innocent child.
Or Link decides not to take the sword and finds another way.
I really wish nintendo games ever had a similar message. Last Zelda game I played I was getting rewarded for killing snakes and bugs.
Wow. I was just playing that game today. Now I have a whole new outlook on it.