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See These Disney Princesses Become the Women of Game of Thrones

Originally posted 04/07/2014 11:00AM

The Disney universe wouldn't seem to have much in common with the violent, depraved world of Game of Thrones. Sure, both have princes, castles and (occasionally) dragons, but in the seven kingdoms of Westeros, a knight in shining armor is more likely to push a kid out a window than rescue a fair maiden.

But DeviantART user DjeDjehuti noticed another core similarity: Both Disney and Game of Thrones offer a wide range of unique female characters. The prospect of a mashup was just too tempting to pass up.

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Disney World's New Fantasyland: The Princesses Open Their Own Castles

Originally posted 12/24/2012 10:25AM

Poor Cinderella may not have a stocking to hang by the chimney with care, but she does have that choice bit of Florida real estate: her own castle smack in the middle of Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.

This season, she isn't the only Disney princess with a stronghold to call home. Ariel from The Little Mermaid and Belle from Beauty and the Beast now boast their own splashy attractions in the recently launched New Fantasyland, which more than doubles the original 10 acres of the most popular section of the most popular park in the world's most popular resort. (Yes, expect crowds.)

"To all those who are young, and young at heart," Once Upon a Time star Ginnifer Goodwin – joined by Jordin Sparks, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts chairman Thomas Staggs and Mickey Mouse – said at the Dec. 6 dedication ceremony. The actress also said, "The castles here are far more beautiful than they are on Once Upon a Time – with no trolls or giants to worry about."

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