It gives in-depth background about the film's villain, an evil, greedy prince as told by the eccentric witch who transformed him into the monstrous bear he is in the film. When the king died one autumn, rather than giving the eldest all the inheritance, he divided the kingdom among all of his sons equally, believing their gifts combined would form the pillars on which the peace of an even greater kingdom rested. Powers The prince sought to be given the strength of ten men as human. The ensuing peril forces Merida to discover the meaning of true bravery in order to undo a beastly curse before it's too late. Inside, she finds a throne room very similar to her own family's and a shattered stone carving of four brother, one of the brothers broken from the others. Her crow assumes the guest wants the bear spell, so she tells the story of a man who became the demon bear Mor'du. This article needs additional citations for.
The look is based on the concept illustrations often created in the early stages of an animated film production. In Brave, a new tale joins the lore when the courageous Merida voice of Kelly Macdonald confronts tradition, destiny and the fiercest of beasts. His transformation into a bear gave him the additional strength of a bear, but as the demon bear Mor'du his strength and aggression exceeded those of a normal bear. Many appear and try to lead her with them. While Merida wanted to be free and frequently clashes with her family, she cares for them and showed no hesitation to try and break the spell when she accidentally cursed them. Just as Pol Pot did, Mor'du refused to take responsibility for the traditions and the lives of his people.
When Merida herself becomes endangered by Mor'du, Elinor attacks, using her claws and teeth to defend her daughter, but Mor'du, proving himself to be bigger and more dangerous, beats her down with his vast strength. But first, the super heroic duo will have to get through snarling Wendigos, deadly robots and the scaly powerhouse, Abomination. Mor'du first appears in the film's prologue, when , daughter of and , fires an arrow off into the woods and goes to get it back. Mor'du appears, stalking Merida from the shadows and he charges. . As Mor'du stalks towards Merida and her injured mother, the stone falls, crushing him.
Also, Fergus' sword shattered when he struck the great black bear, which many weapons might have. Even though the prince had a powerful army under his command, the brothers constantly fought to a stalemate. Mor'du attacks and her father and the lords fight against the bear, but fail. Get a first look after the jump. As Merida rushes to save her mother and change her back, Mor'du stands from the shadows, following her. He panics, says he only stopped by for water, and runs out of the cottage.
However, feeling disgraced and filled with greed and selfishness, the eldest son refused to accept this, proving his claim as the sole heir in front of his brothers by using one of his axes to break his image away from their family stone. Mor'du lived on for centuries, and the bear side of him overtook his humanity, making him a monstrous beast. Throughout his voyage, Sammy never forgets about Shelly — the turtle he saved on his first day and loves passionately from afar. The device of having this delivered by the Witch is reasonably nice as it allows for some humor, but mainly it is a straight telling. As a bear, he has improved nightvision and a great sense of smell to keep tracking Merida. The man had been the eldest of four sons of a wise and much-beloved king in an ancient kingdom, each of whom had his own gift. Mor'du, on the other hand, only wanted to rule the kingdom because of himself being heir to the throne, and instead of realizing his mistake and breaking the spell he inflicted on himself, he allowed his pride to get the better of him and murdered his family without remorse.
Despite his large size, Mor'du is extremely fast. He then tried to get his army to rule the kingdom, but they saw him as a wild beast and turned against him. The film combines entertainment with an important environmental message. His wish for the strength of ten men is the only known dialogue from him, but it is not heard from him directly. Though they give the princess and the queen time to escape on horseback, Mor'du shows no fear nor vulnerability to them. Merida hurriedly tries to crawl up through the ruins and reach her mother's paw, with the gigantic bear trying to devour her. He is also very enduring, having survived many attacks, and is still as ferocious despite his heavily battered body.
For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. The witch ends the story here, and she offers the spell in the form of a cake to the guest, who turns out to be Wee Dingwall. After she returns to her parents, Mor'du attacks and Fergus with his household guard rushes to defend his wife and child. The new short will explore his history in greater detail. Merida explores, falling after walking on an unsteady piece of rubble. From the undergrowth, it's suggested that Mor'du is watching her. It still has entertainment value and is well made, but it is covering ground the film did and feels disappointing and unnecessary as a result.
This short focuses on the story of Mor'du, which is a story we already know from the main film since it is the tale that sits behind the path of Merida as a warning to her in the main film. The few survivors of the fractured armies of the brothers fled the kingdom in terror, leading to its collapse. Both clash with their families because of pride, but go in two different directions. The animation is not the full Pixar computer generated effects of Brave but a more stylish approach with rougher edges. When the prince brought his brothers before him by staging up a false truce, he again claimed his kingdom.