I find it funny that Link is the one pushing for another silent character to speak. *grin*
I'd ask a question, but you've been kind enough to answer most of the ones that come to mind as I've commented previously, heh. I'm definitely still following this story even though I may occasionally have to catch up with two chapters at once.
Also, I know it's early, but good luck with NaNo WriMo. Still deciding if I want to do that this year myself!