when i run the dark

to a place that's vast

the horned child

The general assumption is that the main characters name is Ico [Japanese: ico name ]. In his village, at the age of 12, horned children are taken to the castle and entombed in a sarcophagus and left to die. Thus was Ico's fate, the villagers apologizing to him as they take him to the castle. Instead, he manages to rock within his stone coffin until it falls and breaks leaving him unconscious on the ground...

name analysis

* The last three meanings came from me looking in my Japanese dictionary, so they may not be very common Japanese words.