Artist Sam Tsui over on deviantART has created a pretty accurate cross-fandom gallery that combines Disney Princesses with Game of Thrones characters.
Yes cross-fandom, the always interesting, sometimes super out there combinations where people place characters in other fandom cultures like SuperWhoLock (Supernatural/Doctor Who/Sherlock for those who are stumped). Sometimes the characters visit the worlds of other shows or movies, sometimes they’re depicted as who they’d be (or who’d they be with) in any given fandom. The result of this particular geeky universe collision is to be feasted on below.
The silver hair and the sheer will of an independent leader, of course Elsa would be Daenerys. The only Disney Queen is total Khalessi. Both come into power very independently and with a lot of opposition because of the volatility of their powers. Daenerys set herself on fire and lived to become the mother of Dragons. Elsa made an eternal winter when she finally embraced who she could be. In their origins they both overcome their past in order to rule with a firm yet graceful hand and gain the support of their subjects despite being initially feared. They become accepted as the right kind of leader because they overcome alienation and prove that they too could do a king’s job. Best part? They both mark the first time in recent popular culture that a female character gets the sort of origin stories heroes get and the right kind of attention for it after a string of literary characters in toxic relationships with supernatural beings.
These ladies need no man, just ice powers and an army of dragons.
This one is interesting and quite subversive, but Aurora does have the royal lineage of Cersei. Well ,to tread lightly here…both the Lannisters and Aurora’s family come from the regal sort of make and mold. Come to think of it, Cersei looks like Aurora but her personality is TOTAL Malificent as she is the Mistress of all Evil in Westeros.
Beauty and the Beast
Smart and an established tamer of beasts, Belle is definitely Margaery. Both have to deal with monsters. Disney’s Beast and Joffrey start off as spoiled princes who have no regard for kindness. Unfortunately no one curses Joffrey and turns him into a hideous monster in order to teach him a lesson. Margaery, like Belle is a smart woman who knows just what to say to sway their beasts. However there is no breaking Joffrey’s curse and it’s likely Margaery won’t be living happily ever after.
Lilo and Stitch
The spunk and strength, Lilo is definitely Arya! They both undergo hardships as kids that no child should go through and lose some very important people to them. Lilo, like Arya, learns at a very young age that they have to rely on themselves and have trouble making, let alone keeping friends. It’s just too bad Arya didn’t have an indestructible alien sidekick, but Jaquen could be seen as Stich-like when he grants her wishes to dispose of some people.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Seriously, let’s talk about how appropriate Snow White is. Our favorite lion is easily worth seven dwarfs. Shae has a mysterious past that she has gotten away from just like Snow ran away from her kingdom where she was forced into the labor of maids despite her true lineage. And thus far on Game of Thrones, Shae’s lineage and why she left her land is still a mystery, she could as speculated not be of a lower class – even if she can’t curtsey at Cersei’s standards.
And as a character not introduced yet who will pop up next season, Jasmine (who could have used Jafar’s snake staff in this) completely works as Ellaria Sand. Jasmine, like Ellaria, possess a determination to stand apart from her lover but remain in close connection to them.
Merida is totally Ygritte, with her accent and rough edges. You can see her someday deciding if she wanted a man, catching herself her Disney version of Jon Snow. Merida could have also easily been Arya as both wield bows, but I guess Merida just looks more like Ygritte.
The Little Mermaid
Ariel is definitely Melisandre with the red hair and some Ursula evil enchantress-ness. Both are supernatural beings and like the Cersei comparison, Melisandre may look like Ariel but is definitely Ursula in her aspirations to have power.
And yes, Mulan’s fierce warrior skills make her work as Brienne. Both are fierce warriors and become endeared to the champions of their land. Jamie and Li Shang have the same sort of attitude too. Brienne, like Mulan, proves that a woman can contend with men.
Don’t the married characteristics of the mashed up characters totally make sense? Some were easy to see the connection, while others were kind of a stretch. We’ve got great combinations like Lilo/Arya and Elsa Daenerys that worked so well while some of the others are so wrong, yet so right.
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