Maleficent by Elizabeth Rudnick
A deluxe novelization of the Walt Disney Studios film Maleficent, starring most iconic Disney villains: Maleficent, the infamous fairy who curses Princess Aurora in .. fairies and playing tricks, and much more about her and Stefan's relationship. . lecture, j'étais tout de même curieuse de découvrir l'histoire de Maléfique. Bent on revenge, Maleficent places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. maleficent Maleficent Quotes, Maleficent Movie, Malificent, Sleeping Beauty May have shed some tears beautiful relationship between malificent and aurora! ♡. The sexual politics of Disney's “Maleficent” are a complicated business. He and his queen produce Princess Aurora (Elle Fanning), and then begins From another angle, too, she has a special relationship to motherhood.
No, when I watched Sleeping Beauty — and it was one of my favorites — I watched it because I adored the villainess. Your king is an idiot. So imagine being the only one in town not invited, showing up to face down the King and Queen for their grievous oversight, getting insulted by three tiny fairies, and then losing your temper.
You know, I can see it. Does Maleficent go overboard in cursing a child to die for the whole thing? But her anger made sense.
She had been left out, cast aside, insulted, and insulted again. I think I responded so much to Maleficent because she was allowed her rage. In a world that often tells women to be silent in their anger, I saw Maleficent as a powerful, vengeful woman who made a choice and followed it through to the end.
And she did it with poise, grace, power, fury, eloquence, and intelligence. Sure, she could have used a better brand of henchmen, but she was regal without a crown. She made her choice and she followed it through, faced the hero and died in the course of her actions. They are creatures with their own inner worlds, and more often than not lately the villain is redeemed through the course of the story.
This is the new story of what it is to be evil. Evil is a choice. It is the acts you take and not the person you are.
You can turn back and join with the good side of society again and have what you have done wiped away. This is true redemption and you know what? I love this idea. Maleficent goes from a sorceress to a fairy girl, whose happy-go-lucky world turns to pain when the human boy she trusts turns against her in a bid to get the crown for himself.
In a scene that was painfully reminiscent to me of being roofied, Maleficent is drugged and her precious and beautiful wings are cut off for the boy Stephen to present to the king who wanted her dead. Maleficent, meanwhile, wakes up in a field with her wings cut off, betrayed and physically violated by the boy she thought loved her, and turns a little angry. And so she goes to the christening, and the scene plays out pretty much the same as it did in the animated classic.
Except with one major difference. In the animated classic, Maleficent confronts the royals over not receiving an invitation and this is the exchange: And here I had thought it must have been some oversight. In that case, I should just be on my way. And to show that I bear no ill will, I too shall bestow a gift on the child.
King Stephen and his Queen had no relationship of direct aggression on Maleficent that we know about, just their obvious dislike and the snub they gave her. The Queen in fact tries to back things down, tries to check to see if Maleficent is angry.
King Stephen is the former orphan boy, saved by Maleficent when he tried to steal from the faeries as a child. She then befriends him, gives him her heart, shows him the beauty of the faery world. Maleficent throughout the film is shown as having power over nature itself on a basic level. She gives him a puzzle with an out.
A softer, cuddlier Maleficent. This rewritten Maleficent is kind, deep beneath her betrayed anger. The pixies immediately believe he can awaken Aurora and tell him to kiss her. While Maleficent and Diaval sneak into the room and watch from behind a curtain. Phillip leans over and kisses Aurora, but his romantic kiss has no effect.
Since his kiss has failed to awaken her, the pixies drag Phillip out of the room to find someone or something that might be able to awaken her. Maleficent then approaches the sleeping princess and tells her that she was so lost in hatred and revenge that she forgot all about love and happiness until she met Aurora. Maleficent swears that no harm will come to the princess as long as she shall live.
In tears, Maleficent bids farewell to Aurora and kisses her forehead. Just as she is about to leave, a miracle happens Aurora awakens and is happy to see her Fairy Godmother. Maleficent's motherly concern for Aurora constitutes True Love. Maleficent, Aurora and Diaval begin to make their way out of the castle, but the soldiers discover Maleficent and throw an iron net onto her, burning her.
She transforms Diaval into a dragon and orders Aurora to flee. Diaval lifts the net off Maleficent and attempts to fight off the soldiers, but is eventually restrained.
Unable to protect her, Maleficent is surrounded as Stefan, wearing iron armor and wielding iron weapons, enters the scene.
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He brutally tortures her and begins to taunt her over her lack of wings. He prepares to kill her, but Maleficent's wings which are stored in a glass case inside Stefan's chambers are released by Aurora and return to Maleficent and reattach themselves. With her wings restored, Maleficent frees Diaval and together, they defeat the guards, leaving only the treacherous King standing. Maleficent easily overpowers Stefan and carries him onto a nearby tower on the verge of strangling him, she decides to spare him, firmly stating that "it's over".
Blinded by his overwhelming pride and seething rage, Stefan refuses defeat and leaps onto Maleficent's back, causing the two of them to fall from the tower. She manages to become airborne, but Stefan plunges to his death. A Hero and A Villain Edit Maleficent passes on her crown to Aurora With peace finally restored between the two kingdoms, Maleficent demolishes the wall of thorns as the barrier is no longer needed.
She passes her crown to Aurora, making her Queen of both the human kingdom and the Moors, unifying the kingdoms forever.
Maleficent then happily flies through the skies with Diaval by her side.
Personality and Traits Edit Everyone believes that Maleficent is pure evil, that she represents all that is evil, but they don't know the true story. Maleficent was once a benevolent pure young woman who would stop at nothing to guard the Moors and its inhabitants from harm. However, after her closest childhood friend and lover, Stefan, betrayed her by severing her precious wings, Maleficent's pure heart began to darken and eventually turned to stone.
Becoming the Evil Queen of the Moors, Maleficent is a shadow of her former self, striking fear into the hearts of all, even those closest to her.
She is sadistic and merciless, which she proves when she mercilessly places a sleeping spell on Stefan's baby daughter, Aurora, that before the sun sets on her sixteenth birthday, she will prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a sleep like death, leaving Stefan's castle with a sadistic laugh at the sweet revenge she just attained.
She enjoys watching Stefan plead for his young daughter's life. During the final battle, Maleficent willingly allows Stefan to fall to his death, proving that she never forgave him for his betrayal despite regaining her wings and coldly stands over his body after his tragic demise.
Despite her dark side, Maleficent still possesses traits from her good side.
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This is proven by her relationship with Diaval and Aurora. Although sometimes irritated with him, Maleficent openly shows that she does care for Diaval a great deal, saving his life twice. The first time from a farmer and the second time from Stefan's men. At first, Maleficent despises Aurora, even trying to frighten her when she was a baby, to no avail.
Despite her hatred of the child, Maleficent reluctantly begins to watch over and secretly raise the young girl from afar.
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During their first encounter, Maleficent is less vicious, softening from her experiences with Aurora. During her time with the princess, Maleficent begins to transform back into the woman she used to be, finding her happiness again. When she comes to realize that she has love Aurora, Maleficent tries valiantly to save her from the curse and eventually discovers that True Love does indeed exist though when she included that the curse could only be lifted by True Love's Kiss, she believed that True Love did not exist, because of Stefan's treachery.
In the end, Maleficent's stone heart turns pure once again, which is due to Aurora's own purity and innocence. Powers and Abilities Edit Powerful Magic: Maleficent is the most powerful fairy and ruthless Guardian of the Moors. Her powers increase when she succumbs to her feelings of hatred and the desire for revenge.
When she uses her powers to do something good her magic manifest as yellow. But when she uses her powers to do something evil her powers manifest as green. For example, when Maleficent is a young girl, she has two dolls dance together while floating in the air. Maleficent can control and manipulate weather. An example of this ability is when she creates a downpour in the cottage. Maleficent can magically transform others objects, people, animals, etc.
An example of this ability is when her wings are severed, she has difficultly walking and transforms a simple twig into a staff to help her walk. She also constantly transforms Diaval into many different forms such as a raven, human, wolf, horse and dragon. As a child, Maleficent discovers a broken tree branch in her home and closes her fingers around it and it magically heals.
Maleficent possesses the ability to cast spells.SLEEPING BEAUTY SAVED BY DISNEY PRINCESSES. (After Maleficent’s Wedding) Totally TV Pretend Play
She places Aurora and later Prince Phillip into a sleeping trance, which causes them to fall into a deep sleep and their unconscious bodies to levitate in the air. Maleficent possesses the ability to heal any wound and injury. Maleficent possesses the ability to read minds and sense the presence of others, as well as project and broadcast thoughts into others.
Maleficent possesses the ability to manipulate the minds of others. I'm gonna go through almost all of the good things.
You can Freeze time and do whatever you want, you pervert. You do all this with slow-mo and rewind abilities. Maleficent used this ability when she knocked the Pixies away and made them fall into a box. She also used this ability to throw Stefan's soldiers around. Maleficent can teleport herself and others. When Maleficent realized that Stefan had taken her wings with the purpose of becoming king, she caused a strong thunderstorm then returned to the Moorsand the weather began to darken.
To protect the Moors, Maleficent used her magic to create a large Wall of Thorns. When the human kingdom's army attempted to destroy the Wall of Thorns, she magically controlled the thorns and defeated them. When Maleficent found out that King Stefan 's daughter was having a christening, she bestowed a curse upon the baby that will cause her to prick her finger on a spinning wheel and fall into a sleep-like-death before sunset on her 16th birthday.
When walking back to the moors in anger, she was walking through a passage with walls of rock that began to dismantle as she walked by. She is able to lift a fully grown man with ease. Able to to tackle through an army with little effort.
- Maleficent and Aurora
She is able to function normally even while badly hurt. She is able to fly with her strong wings and fly with incredible speed.
She can heal from any injurie much faster than humans would, and heal from the burn of iron faster than any other fairy.