The setting sun set the family sleeping quarters awash with golden light as the last vestiges of the sun's rays gave way to dusk. Link admired the beautiful moment of it through one of the windows. Such moments were precious and never taken for granted. It still amazed him how each sunset was never a twin of the prior sunset, with so many shades of pink, purple, red, and blue.
"Dad! I promise to be up on time to help you attend to Epona if you tell me one more story. Please, pretty please!"
His son's eager voice broke the brief serenity, wheedling and the slightest bit manipulative. Still, he loved to look at the son Malon bore so many years ago, at one time a docile baby. Now he was bouncing up and down in bed, his golden locks swaying with every bounce.
"No. It's already late, and you need your rest. Go to sleep." He yawned and stretched, worn out from attending to ranch duties. It wasn't easy keeping cows, chickens, and horses happy on a daily basis, not to forget,