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Adora and Catra are childhood friends raised by the Horde in the Fright Zone together. After Adora finds a magic sword that transforms her into She-Ra and joins the rebellion she becomes at odds with Catra, who stays loyal to the Horde.
Interest in the pairing began as more information surrounding the new She-Ra reboot was released, particularly claims that Adora and Catra's relationship was central to the series. Fans picked up on the possibility of an Enemies to Lovers situation playing out and grew more excited. Optimism that such a relationship could also become canon was bolstered by She-Ra's showrunner, Noelle Stevenson, having a popular and positive fannish presences as well as being an out lesbian.
After season 1 was released Catradora became the juggernaut ship within the fandom. It debuted on Tumblr's Fandometrics as the most reblogged ship the same week as the season premiere, and has remained in the top 20 since.
- High School AU: their canon age range lends itself well to high school fics.
- Enemies to Lovers: as they go from friends to enemies in the series many fics continues into this trope.
- Post-War/Future Fic: Set after the Evil Horde as been defeated, typically featuring a Catra redemption arc.
- Catra redemption: typically set in post-war fics but not always.
- how can anybody have you by lavendersgreen; a future fic in which Catra becomes Horde Lord and captures Adora.
- Seconds That I Cannot Replace by Recourse; a pre-canon fic in which Adora is mind-wiped every time she gets too close to Catra, but Catra remembers.
- Where the Lonely Ones Roam by glimmerglanger; a post-canon future fic written after S1.
- Quick She-Ra doodle, because I am head over heels in love. by walkingnorth
- boop again by bibinella
- goodnight kiss by doodlefox2
- battle meetcute by pichikui
- occasionally 8ft buff princess and her cat gf by wenxincao
- the space where you used to be by vfordii
- She-Ra AMV | I'm Just Your Problem (Catradora) by BadMediaKarma TSO
- Ｔｈｅ Ｅｎｅｍｙ by Kylie Senpai
- Girlfriend / Catradora by All Magic Comes With Rice
- Catradora - an in-depth analysis by aenramsden