Link grit his teeth as he stared down at the guards. Of all the bloody stubborn...!
"Let me pass!"
It was a forceful command and under regular circumstances the guards would have jumped to obey forthwith. However, this time they must have been threatened with punishment of unspeakable horror for they maintained their stations and faced him with daring reserve. They both stared ahead, unwilling to catch his eyes lest they flinch and cave. Link knew how it was with guards. It was almost enough to inspire admiration from him.
But Link was not in a decent mood, and as such their resilient virtue was taken as obstinate stubbornness.
"Are your minds too feeble to comprehend? Step aside!" He took a step forward and in response the pair of guards crossed their spears, effectively blocking the maple doors that led to Zelda's study.
"I am sorry, Sir Link," spoke the right guard, "But we have our orders. The queen will see no one."
It took all of his control not to draw his sword and put them in