Netflix‘s The Witcher has given us some unforgettable memories that we will clench on to until the end of days. The quality that this show has produced over the course of the first two seasons has been nothing but phenomenal. While the drama is filled with glorious moments, the young princess Cirilla builds a fan base of her own. So let us see some of the best moments featuring Ciri from The Witcher.
The character of Cirilla is a bit of a mystery for many, as they describe her as a child surprise; belonging to our hero Geralt of Rivia under the Law of Surprise. As the story unfolds, we come to know that she is no ordinary child, but actually possesses Elder Blood. Which gives her immense magical powers. Even though people who have read the books and played the games are more familiar with these backstories, these moments from the Netflix Original are intriguing enough to get their attention as well.
The Scream: Season 1 Episode 1 “The End’s Beginning”
In the very first episode of the show, we bear witness to the power that Ciri holds inside of her. While Cintra falls to the Nilfgaardian attack, Queen Calanthe asks Ciri to leave the palace and the kingdom and go look for Geralt. Of course, Ciri refuses to leave her grandmother, who is bleeding and is laying on her deathbed. But when Mousesack forces her to leave the palace, she lets out a powerful shriek which literally shakes the entire room; thus giving us an idea of what Ciri is capable of.
Ciri’s connection to the Brokilon Forest: Season 1 Episode 4 “Of Banquets, Bastards and Burials”
At the very beginning of this episode, we see Ciri following a rather strange voice that takes her to the mysterious Brokilon forest. It is very intriguing to see Ciri following that voice, but what is weirder is that she doesn’t even remember that something called her into the forest. We never really got an explanation why Ciri was drawn to the forest. Maybe we will get to know about it in The Witcher Season 3?
The Witcher Season 1 Episode 8 “Much More”: Ciri meets Geralt
Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful moments from season 1, this was something all of us were hoping to see. The way Ciri runs towards Geralt is so warming; she has a sense of belongingness and safety in her eyes. It was so pleasing to see them embrace, just like a father and daughter would do after staying away from each other for a long time. The first thing Ciri asks the witcher is. “Who is Yennefer?”, hence establishing the connecting the three will share in the future.
Ciri arrives at Kaer Morhen: The Witcher Season 2 Episode 2 “Kaer Morhen”
After she was united with Geralt in the Season 1 finale, all of us were excited to see how Geralt planned to keep Cirilla safe. Everything is clear when the duo arrives at the famous witcher keep at Kaer Morhen. it is so beautiful to see Ciri reach here for the first time, as this will be her home forever now. She quickly adapts to the place and soon begins her training with the fellow witchers as well.
“You are enough,” Geralt tells Ciri: Season 2 Episode 5 “Turn Your Back”
After Ciri comes to know that she possesses Elder Blood, which can be very useful to create more witchers; Ciri finds herself in a peculiar place. Vesemir asks for her blood so that he can create more of his kind, but Ciri insists he must try the formula on her first. Just when Ciri was injected to become a witcher, Geralt reaches there. Upon seeing what was about to happen, he quickly stops it. When tells him she wants to become something more, something powerful. Geralt insists she is enough. This moment shows the love between Geralt and Ciri and shows us how they are becoming more like a father and daughter.
Tell us, what are your favorite moments featuring the Lion Cub of Cintra?