Post by dravite on Feb 11, 2016 23:56:32 GMT
Recently, I had a neat theory about Lion's true identity. After how we've seen how there are multiple of various Gems, and also multiple different Pearls, I've recently come to another unique theory.
What if Lion is actually a Corrupt Gem, who was formerly Pink Pearl?
I have multiple reasons to believe this, as stated below.
First of all, the Pearls are one of the most interesting of Gem classes. Peridot and Jasper have revealed that the Pearls are little more than servants on Homeworld.
"She's a made to order servant, just like all the other hundreds of Pearls being flaunted around back on Homeworld."
This explains a lot about our own Pearl, who clearly struggles with her self worth. Pearl values herself on how well she can protect Rose Quartz and Steven, and her own backstory is delightfully mysterious. It hasn't been confirmed who she originally belonged to, though we have a theory.
All the Diamonds we've seen so far (Blue and Yellow) have been accompanied by a Pearl who matches their color scheme. This has lead some fans to speculate that our Pearl belonged to White Diamond, as her skin tone is mostly white.
If this is true, there is still one Diamond and one Diamond Pearl unaccounted for. But have we already seen Pink Diamond's Pearl?
Perhaps we already have. That Pearl is Lion! Or at least is now Lion. Perhaps Lion was once a Hostile Monster Gem, but was later tamed like Centipeetle.
The Crystal Gems had no idea who or what Lion was, but it was later revealed that Lion had a strong connection to Rose. Lion lead Steven and Connie to Rose's secret cave, which Pearl found difficult to accept.
Lion also has the ability to store an incredible amount of items inside of her, hiding many of Rose's possessions in his pocket dimension. And this might be the crucial hint we've been waiting for.
While all the Gems use their gemstones to summon their physical weapons, only Pearl has been shown to store other items in her stone.
This hearkens back to Peridot's statement that Pearls "hold your things for you" - perhaps Peridot was actually referring to this gemstone storage ability.
Also, Pearl was shown to have the ability to walk on water. Lion also possesses this ability too. Coincidence? I think not!
So, back to Lion. It's possible that Lion actually is Pink Pearl, or was once Pink Pearl.
Who, and where, is Pink Pearl? Patterns thus far would indicate that she would have a pink color scheme and be able to hide things within herself. She also would have had a very obvious affiliation with Rose Quartz, who either is Pink Diamond or belonged to her court. Incidentally, one character fits that description perfectly, Lion.
This actually makes a lot of sense. What do you all think of it?