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Beautiful Animation Reveals Mario World’s Great Secret [Video]

There is a deep dark secret in Super Mario World, known only to Toad, who now faces certain death after being wounded. And Mario is the man to whom Toad must divulge the one true, terrible secret. The knowledge takes Mario on an existential journey, beautifully portrayed and expertly scored below:

Yes, the sprites are indeed the same:

I like to think that in the moment Mario touched that great light, he joined the cast of LOST.

(Via Destructoid via Topless Robot)

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