i saw k rool as more of an agent of chaos, and…
i saw kong as hoarding for the kong kollective, firmly a left wing endeavour. that said, you pulled up that article and i’ve got a lot of time for that reading.
strong disagree, she’s an orphan with a found family of celestial bodies who’s taken on their guardianship. i’d say firm left-anarchist.
this is a common thing with a lot of nintendo characters, you’ve got to buy into the kinda awful noblesse oblige concept of beneficial monarchy, and you see that mostly with the fire emblem characters. in link’s case though, i think you can read an embodied politics into the various links - one being a pirate, the other being a hero’s-quest-cipher, botw link being a blank slate more than anything concerned about freedom and exploration and maybe some gender transgression
this got covered in the thread, i think i just read the description for the original where fox is much more into just liberating people from the Big Bad lol
now this - i’m quoting from my discussion in the discord: the suit is the material instantiation of her alienation and indoctrination into dominant culture. in the suit she’s a cop. out the suit she’s an unashamed woman, who has to fucking survive without the tools of domination strapped onto her. it links straight into the obfuscation of samus being a woman in the first place.
@ClairvoyantVibes so for this i thought more that he’s got very strict normative ideas of justice and authority. leans right i agree on but this was a vibe thing more.