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Castle Town Sewers
Telma's Bar is a location in Twilight Princess. It is small, out-of-the-way hangout located down the southernmost alleyway of the Hyrule Castle Town South Road. It is reputed to be popular amongst soldiers and traveling swordsmen alike. As its name suggests, the bar is owned by Telma, a brave and kind-hearted woman who plays a key role in the game as she helps Link and Ilia throughout the young hero's quest. Link must continuously visit the bar to help him progress through his journey since Telma's Bar is the main hangout for the Resistance, a cadre of vigilantes working to restore peace to Hyrule who will often guide the young hero as to where to go next. A passageway that leads to the Castle Town Sewers can be accessed from the bar as well.
Link first visits Telma's Bar while the Lanayru Province is covered in Twilight. Here, he finds that Ilia has been staying with Telma after King Bulblin kidnapped her from the Ordona Province, and has been caring for the injured Prince Ralis, whom she found collapsed in the road and brought him to the bar. After returning light to the area, Link arrives at the bar just in time to witness that the town doctor refuses to treat Prince Ralis, saying that Zoras are beyond his expertise. Just then, Telma is then reminded of a shaman in Kakariko Village who has treated both Zoras and Gorons, and after the Hylian Soldiers cowardly refuse to escort them to the Eldin Province, Telma notices that Link is up to the task. Although Link tries to talk to Ilia in the bar, Telma informs him that the young girl has lost her memory.
If Link enters the bar after taking Telma, Ilia, and Prince Ralis to Kakariko Village, "The Group" will be inside, but will treat him harshly. After Zant steals the Fused Shadows and curses both Link and Midna, the young hero must traverse the loft of the bar as a wolf in order to access the Castle Town Sewers and reach Princess Zelda to save the dying Midna, where he will be able to overhear "The Group" talking about him and considering apologizing for their previous behavior.
Once Link withdraws the Master Sword from the Sacred Grove, Telma will send Link a letter informing him that her friends have arrived. Here, the members of "The Group" will properly introduce themselves and apologize for their behavior. Each of them will also help him locate a different piece of the Mirror of Twilight, and the young hero will be able to come back to the bar at any time to receive clues from them as to where to go next for the missing mirror shards.
Later on in the game, Link must once again return to the bar and show Telma Renado's letter, which details how to help recover Ilia's memory. Telma then gives the Invoice to the young hero that he must give to the Dr. Borville.
The bar is last seen during the ending credits, where the Soldiers will be celebrating now that Hyrule is at peace.
- Telma's Bar, after defeating the Lakebed Temple, can be entered anytime, but the only necessary reason Link has to return is to obtain the Invoice from Telma.
- Whenever Link enters the bar in his wolf form under non-Twilight circumstances, he will be kicked out.
Wolf Link traversing ropes above Telma's Bar.
- ↑ "If you want to get to the bar, use the southern thoroughfare. Swordsmen like yourself tend to gather there." — Cafe Bar lady (Twilight Princess)
- ↑ "Phew... I'm gonna go put my feet up at Telma's bar when I'm done with work." — N/A (Twilight Princess)
- ↑ "Link, I want to see you again at my bar, you hear me?" — Telma (Twilight Princess)
- ↑ "What hope there is in our kingdom is frail and dying...but there's still a group trying to do what it can. And I'm a member of that group. Call me Telma. I may just stay here a bit longer. I'm still worried about Ilia, and... Well, never mind about the rest. [Link], I want to see you again at my bar, you hear me? The bar is actually a kind of safe house for my friends." — Telma (Twilight Princess)
- ↑ "There's a passageway that leads to the castle from in there, as well." — Telma (Twilight Princess)
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 "You know that girl, don't you? It's a real shame... She can't even remember her own name right now. Bless her heart... She found this poor boy collapsed in the road, so she did all she could to save him." — Telma (Twilight Princess)
- ↑ "That is a Zora child! This is beyond my expertise! Hmmmph!" — Doctor Borville (Twilight Princess)
- ↑ "That old coot reminded me, though... I've heard of a shaman in Kakariko Village, in the Eldin lands, who's tended Gorons and Zoras." — Telma (Twilight Princess)
- ↑ "Looks like we've got one young swordsman left! And not only that, but it looks like this brave young man will escort us, so get ready to go, honey. Pronto!" — Telma (Twilight Princess)
- ↑ "...Are you an actor or something?Dressing like the legendary hero... Wow, gutsy. If you want to get stared at, why not just join the circus or something?" — Ashei (Twilight Princess)
- ↑ "Oh... Are you a costumer? The proprietress is out, so the bar is closed... Did you not see the sign outside? Would you mind leaving for now?" — Auru (Twilight Princess)
- ↑ "I suppose I should apologize when I see him next... I'd hate for him to resort to fisticuffs or some such!" — Shad (Twilight Princess)
- ↑ "...Sorry about the ribbing I gave you the other day, old boy. This town is rather teeming with odd sorts, so I was just being careful..." — Shad (Twilight Princess)
- ↑ "...Listen, sorry I was so nasty the other day. I thought you were like those sorry excuses for Hyrule soldiers...but I thought wrong..." — Ashei (Twilight Princess)
|Names in Other Regions|
|Spanish||Tasca de Telma|
|French||Taverne de Telma|