Ganondorf is a well known counselor at Hyrule's Kingdom, he is close to the Royal Family and have their trust.
But he unsuccessfully tried to burn Zelda alive to inherite her part of the Triforce.
Of course he managed to let everyone think that was an "unfortunate accident".
Years passed since that day but the scar on Zelda's cheek still burn her soul and she knows that she will have to fight.
The King and the Queen strangely disappeared along two parts of the Triforce and Ganon is secretly raising an Army.
Where are you Link ? Zelda needs you!