We've seen Link as a child and as a young adult, but never in the Zelda franchise was he old. But he could have been.
The Adventure of Link, Ocarina of Time, Twilight Princess and Skyward Sword all featured a version of slightly more grown-up version of Link. Concept artist Katsuya Terada also drew up sample sketches for a Link who was middle-aged and even elderly.
While it's unclear just how far this idea actually went (if it went at all), it's exciting to imagine a Dark Knight Returns, Frank Miller-esque Link in a Zelda game someday. Take a look at our gallery below and tell us what you think.