George and Lance are Bow's male parents in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.

Description

George and Lance are both historians, specialized in the First Ones. They first appeared in "Reunion", the seventh episode of Season Two of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.

Personality

George, due to his previous role as a soldier in the first Princess Alliance, is protective and didn't want Bow to enter into the wars against the Horde. His initial stern parental nature led to an insistence on having Bow take over as Lance's and his heir to the library and their historical research. In Bow's eyes, his parents wouldn't accept who he really was, making him lie about his life with The Rebellion and replacing it with life at a fake boarding school (the Academy of Historic entreprises), studying alogside Glimmer and Adora.

Lance is very energetic and kind. His personality is somewhat similar to Bow's, in that he is sentimental, optimistic, and compassionate, though in a slightly more eccentric manner. He can be flustered in the face of unexpected encounters and is easily distracted.

It is clear that the pair love each other deeply.

Appearance

George is the shorter of the two, with close-cropped, graying hair, side-parted fringe, and a neatly groomed handlebar mustache. He has a First Ones tattoo on his left arm, which Adora claims reads 'Lunch', which he believed to spell out 'Love'. His tunic features a heart motif on it.

Lance is tall and slim, with neat long dreadlocks, a hint of beard shadow, and trapezoidal pince-nez. He wears a lavender tunic and a white robe, a red sash, and socks with sandals.

Relationships

Bow

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Bow has loving and accepting parents who have supported him and given him unconditional love. Bow tried repeatedly to tell his dads who he really is; a craftsman, a warrior, an ally of the Princesses but George and Lance wouldn't listen and so Bow gave up being honest. Now that everything is out in the open their family bond is honest and most importantly - stronger.

Glimmer

Glimmer never knew about George and Lance until meeting them by accident while trying to rescue Bow from an unknown enemy (an enemy that turned out to be Bow's fear that the Princesses and his dads would find out about each other, which would expose Bow's dishonesty) But now with the truth laid bare Glimmer is now friends with Lance and George who return their support to the princess.

George and Lance attended Queen Glimmer's coronation and are briefly seen at the celebration.

Adora

They first met Adora in "Reunion", where they were exceedingly absorbed in her ‘studies’. When Adora revealed herself to be the legendary warrior She-Ra, George and Lance were shocked; eventually, after Bow told them the truth about his friends and occupation, any misgivings they had about her were put behind them.

Story

Past

George and Lance have lived in The Library taking care of Bow and his 12 siblings, working as researchers and historians. George still remembers the first failed Princess Alliance for which enlisted, fighting for what he thought was right. When he came home, there was nothing left of his village but ash. He vowed then that his family would never get mixed up in fighting or the Princesses again.

Season 2

In Reunion, they make their first appearance in the show, meeting Bow's friends for the first time and discovering his work in the Rebellion. They met She-Ra who fought the First Ones creature who they accidentally released. Bow had lied to them about his whereabouts, from the fear that they would reject it, however, they support him nonetheless.

Season 5

In Return to the Fright Zone, they teach the Rebellion about the failsafe.

Quotes

George

"We love you the way you are, Bow. And, we're proud of you, no matter what path you take in life."-Reunion

Lance

"We had no idea you felt that way. We, we were just trying to encourage you to pursue your dreams. We thought we were being supportive when we really were being terrible. (weeps)."-Reunion

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