Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Our Fantastic Favorites: Valentine's Day Edition

In today's "Fantastic Favorites" column, Nathan Ilten and Robyn Gee take a look at some of their favorite couples in science fiction and fantasy.  We'd encourage you to list your own favorites in the comments!

In honor of Valentine's Day, we pulled the couples' page from the SciFi / Fantasy high school  yearbook.

Most likely to...

...have their kids get sunburned: Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger (Harry Potter)

...use magic in lovemaking: Harry Potter and Ginny Weasley (Harry Potter)

...decide not to have kids: Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa (Star Wars)

...get married by Yoda: Han Solo and Princess Leia Organa (Star Wars)

...give each other an STD: Malcolm Reynolds and Inara Serra (Firefly)

...raise kids with a stay-at-home dad: Zoe and Hoban Washburne (Firefly)

...have beautiful children: Aragorn son of Arathorn and Arwen Undómiel (Lord of the Rings)

...have over 100 grandchildren: Samwise Gamgee and Rose "Rosie" Cotton (Lord of the Rings)

...be reincarnated as future lovers: Will Parry and Lyra "Silvertongue" Belacqua (His Dark Materials)

...bring about the end of the world: Lord Asriel and Mrs. Coulter (His Dark Materials)

...bring about the end of the world (runner-up): Kvothe the Arcane and Denna aka Diane aka ... (The Kingkiller Chronicles)

Happy Valentine's Day, everyone!