We guardians are responsible for protecting and distributing the Miraculous for the good of all humanity. We are chosen in childhood and trained for many years for this mission. But when we were much much younger, we — I made a mistake. The guardians’ temple was destroyed all because of me. Two miraculous were lost that day: the butterfly and the peacock. Also gone forever was the ancient spellbook.
(Spoiler starts here) Just so I get this off my chest *clears throat* MARINETTE IS OBVIOUSLY NOT JUST A FRIEND BECAUSE DID YOU SEE HOW THEY DANCED TOGETHER AND HOW ADRIEN DRAGGED HER TO DANCE FLOOR AND HOW HE JUST WENT ALONG WHEN ALYA PUT MARINETTE CLOSER TO HIM?
LEGIT HIS FOND ASS SMILES HE GAVE HER. MHMMM BOI
AND LOOK HOW COMFY HE LOOKS DANCING W HER
HIS EYES ARE LEGIT CLOSED. AND EVERYONE ELSE IN THAT ROOM WERE ALL JUST DANCIN AND CHILL AND ADRIEN GOT SO INTO IT LUSH:UISJSI:UJS
HE MAY NOT BE IN LOVE WITH MARI YET BUT BOY IS CRUSHIN OR AT THE VERY LEAST ATTRACTED TO HER
her character, the influence of her mother and her future role
I am sure you all looked up when this came on in the second episode of the new season. It tells us a little bit about Chloés mother and a lot about why Chloé is how she is.
This obviously contains SPOILERS from the second episode. More than just the picture above~
This is going to be a small analysis focusing on Chloés character, her behaviour and the connection to her mother. You can always skip a part because there will be a bit of text to read. I will also discuss what’s with her being a future miraculous holder. Enjoy!
Let’s start with the screenshot.
It seems like she gets the bear from her father. It would be just another gift for his precious daughter and looks logical to me. Like every other child she does everything with Mr. Cuddles and he is her dearest friend. I assume that because of the huge impact he has on her in the second episode. Not everyone would hear to what a butler and an old bear say. Not if he wouldn’t share important memories and emotions with Chloé.
But let’s move through the three illustrations on the right. They spend a good time together. The teddy comforts her and is there when she is sad. He takes away her loneliness and is always by her side. She proudly shows her friend to little Adrien (wearing the same outfit he does in the present XD) who seems interested. Something everyone with a dear stuffed animal from the childhood can realte to.
However most important is the picture on the left. I guess the woman who faces Chloé with her back is her mother. (Honestly I am not super sure if there is any more information in another episode on her mother. Please let me now, I will edit the post then^^) Her mother looks like a model or a rich woman. Trendy, expensive and chic. If she is a model she might have traveled a lot in Chloés childhood. Even if she just married rich she could have also been traveling a lot just for fun. She might have been ignorant since we know nothing about her character. That would underline the guess that Chloés mother gave her little attention leaving her mostly alone with a stack of toys or whatever. Her father trying to fill the empty side of her with gifts. Another option would be that her mother and father are divorced. It would lead to the same conclusion about her getting even more spoiled from her father. Nothing special for a divorced couple right?
This is a huge thing because it pretty much explains why Chloé is such a brat. I couldn’t really understand why she would get a miraculous! She was just such an annoying character causing mostly the akuma attacs in season 1… Even Thomas Astruc twittered in 2016 that mean people (like Chloé) would never be holding a miraculous.
It was really interesting to think about it and I am looking forward to a huge character deveopment in season 2. Maybe what happend in the second episode is the start.
But lets get back to the explaination of her behavior. She needs the attention she never got when she was little. A lack of trust and little experience with relationships leading to her finding it the easiest to get bad attention. She might not even see the bad attention just looking over it.
It’s obvious that she is still a child in heart. Still a little lonely, still with a lack of confidence (only getting it through expensive brands and other people like her father, Sabrina or ladybug. Even through Adrien. And through showing her power by mocking others). Look at the way she acts when she was upset about Adrien not wanting to be her friend anymore. Suddenly she is a little child eating chocolate and sticking her finger in her mouth. No confidence, just sadness and not knowing what to do. She really is helpless sometimes. Also she snapped back to her childish behaviour in the episode of antibug. She plays with Sabrina like every child would do. Running around in (now well made) costumes and having a good time but keeping it a secret since she isn’t a real child anymore.
Furthermore she was very upset with her butler when her classmates saw Mr. Cuddles. So she is embarrassed about her childish side. Loosing all confidence in the moment and getting strength back through showing her power by fireing her butler. (Or acting impulsive because she is angry…)
So what do we overlook about Chloé?
She is very childish
She has no real confidence
She needs attention because of her busy parents
A solution for these “problems” would be her getting good and strong friends. Together she could overcome her bratty characteristics making her suitable for a miraculous holder. Sabrina sure is a good friend but she agrees with everything Chloé says and that does not help her. Adrien helped her in the second episode by telling her the truth. She is mean to others. So what if she gets less and less mean in every episode? If we consider what Thomas said she can’t be mean anymore when she gets her miraculous.
Guys there is a lot I could talk about! Like why hawkmoth has a miraculous when he is mean? What does he value more: his son or his power and what the hell does he want to archive when he has all the power he wants? If it’s okay to compare Marinette and Chloé, what’s with the relationship of her and Adrien, her having ladybug as a role model? I have sooo many thoughts and please let me know what you think!! I spend a few evenings working in this XD Oh man… I really could do stuff with more sense…