No one could have predicted how horny people would get for the shark man crown princeĀ from Zelda: Breath Of The Wild.

Prince Sidon is Zora royalty, and you meet him as you head to their domain to take on the Divine Beast Vah Ruta. Heā€™s generally affable and brave, and well liked by his people. Thereā€™s even a Prince Sidon fanclub in-game.

Even so, their enthusiasm is outmatched by the Prince Sidon fanclub IRL.

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Lots of people ship Sidon with Link, who he encourages and cheers on throughout his quest. In fact, Iā€™ve been seeing more fanart for the pair than Link with Zelda, who are the de-facto canon ship, or with Mipha, the Zora champion who explicitly wanted to marry him 100 years ago. Thereā€™s a part of me that has reservations about Link and Sidonā€”my coworker, Eric Van Allen from Compete, has a sister who is a marine biologist, and she notes that shark skin is actually very small teeth called denticles and at best that would chafe during intimate moments. But I have to admit, the fanart is really cute.

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Some people just wanna fuck the shark. To them I say: go with God.

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But even if youā€™re not into the shark with abs, the memes heā€™s generated are pretty funny.

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