HARRY POTTER HISTORY MEME: three historical witches [3/3] → Morgan Le Fay

Morgan le Fay, also known as Morgana, was a very powerful Dark Witch who lived during the Middle Ages. She was the half-sister of King Arthur and an enemy of Merlin. She was an accomplished Healer, as well as being an Animagus who could turn into a bird.


The I d y l l s (or, that arthurian epic i’m owed that doesn’t suck, goddammit)

EVA GREEN as Morgan le Fay: half sister of Arthur Pendragon, high priestess of the Isle of Avalon, last serving faithful of the Triple Goddess, long-time confidante of Guinevere the Fair, the fated enchantress of the emerald isle.

TOM HIDDLESTON as King Arthur: the son of Uther Pendragon, educated in Rome, the center of the civilized world, who returned to the scattered lordships of Britain and sought to craft an empire. After defeating the invaders from the sea, he built shining Camelot, hoping to unite all of England under one flag and one faith, only to find his sister turned against him.

SOPHIE TURNER as Queen Guinevere: the daughter of Leodegrance, descended from a Roman patrician family and promised to Arthur since her birth, educated by Morgan on the Isle of Avalon and fated as the Helen of her age.

ELYES GABEL as Lancelot du Lac: long-time confidante of Arthur and the most prominent knight of the Round Table, pledged faithful and lover of his Queen Guinevere. His declaration of war tears Camelot apart.

Arthur forges his kingdom out of shining white and gold and Pendragon red, a city of innocence and chivalry and knights who would pray before they slit your throat - what good is it, when it comes down to it? What good can a city of pure white really do, when the Fates have had their say and the goddess have turned her eyes of death upon you? He was building a city that was fated to be burned away, a city forged on the principles that his beloved Romans had used so well and thrown away, Pax Arcturus - peace under Arthur, peace under tyranny. She could spit at it, could gouge her fingers into the eyes of the boy that she had once knew so well. A city of white can only ever be stained. A man like that was born to be killed. Her Gwen will tear him apart from inside, and Morgan will burn his faith to the ground.


ladies who should be playing mythical head bitches in charge | KATIE MCGRATH as MORGAN LE FAY, the enchantress whose child and whose wrath slayed her half-brother arthur pendragon, who bore him on a rocking boat to the isle of apples, who brought about the end of an age.

“Three things I promise you, brother.” She whispers to him, hisses the words close to his jaw so that his skin may eat it up. “Blood, and betrayal, and a son with your eyes.” His whole body trembles, his spine shaking beneath the spread of her pale hands, like a thin spider crawling up his armoured back. When they were children, she had pressed her lips to his hair and chanted over a split lip, a purple bruise. When they were children, and he was not a king, she has promised him other things entirely. I will burn your kingdom down, she thinks now, and her smile is a vicious cut across her face. All the chanting in the world will not heal your heart, brother. She leans in close, kisses him on his dry mouth. You best cut it out.

for mc-graths. i realize that she already plays morgan le fay, but she plays morgan le fay on a shitty show so i’m casting her on an alternative one that isn’t gross. indulge me.