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Mr. Write is as a lonely letter-writer who sends countless letters to various people, but never gets any replies. He lives in a house on the border of the Mysterious Woods. He is part of the game's Trading Quest. Fittingly, the item Link delivers to him is a Letter from Christine, a resident of the Animal Village. He gives Link a Broom in exchange, seemingly because he has nothing better to offer. When the letter is delivered, it is revealed that it is a love letter, and that Christine has enclosed a photograph. Although Mr. Write believes the photo to be of Christine herself, it is actually an image of Princess Peach from the Mario series. This is a reference to long distance relationships, since she is lying about what she looks like and Mr. Write believes he is writing to a beautiful woman.
Mr. Write owns an orange Bird (also the color of Christine's bow) while Christine owns a green bird (also the color of Mr. Write's hair).
- Mr. Write is based on an advisor in the original SimCity, who had a nearly-identical appearance and name, Dr. Wright. The theme that plays in Mr. Write's house is also from the SNES version of SimCity, where it serves as Dr. Wright's theme.
- This is technically Mr. Write's second foray into the Mario franchise (via Christine's "photo" of Princess Peach), as the SNES SimCity game had Bowser cameoing as a kaiju-style disaster event.
- A similar character later appeared in Oracle of Seasons, going by the pun of a name Dr. Left. The latter also a makes a returning appearance in The Minish Cap.
His name is a reference to the fact that he loves writing letters.
|Names in Other Regions|
|Japanese||Dr. ライト (Dr. Raito) (LA)|
Dr.ライト (Dokutā Raito) (LANS)
|FrenchEU||M. Write (LA)||Mr. Write|
M. is short for Monsieur (Mister).
|German||Dr. Wright (LA | LANS)||-|
|Italian||Mr. Write (LANS)|
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- Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 233 (LA)
- "Mr. Write" — N/A (Link's Awakening for Nintendo Switch)
- "Well... I pretty much stick to myself, me and my letters... My name's Write! The only thing I don't like about my hobby is that I never receive a response... " — Mr. Write (Link's Awakening DX)
- "I would like you to take this letter to a Mr. Write who lives on the border of the Mysterious Forest, please! " — Christine (Link's Awakening DX)
- "Please! I really must insist you have this ! " — Mr. Write (Link's Awakening DX)
- "Mmm... She's so beautiful... I must give you something for your trouble... Hmm... Well, it looks like all I have is this broom... how'll that be? " — Mr. Write (Link's Awakening DX)
- "What's this?! A letter for me?! I'm so happy! ...And look! The letter came with a photograph! " — Mr. Write (Link's Awakening DX)
- "You got a Broom as your reward from Mr. Write! But that photo was not of... " — N/A (Link's Awakening DX)
- "Hello! I'm writing back to Christine now! " — Mr. Write (Link's Awakening DX)
- Encyclopedia (Les Éditions Soleil) pg. 233