Daenerys Targaryen/Jorah Mormont

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Pairing: Daenerys Targaryen/Jorah Mormont
Alternative name(s): Jornaerys, Jorleesi
Gender category: Het
Fandom: Game of Thrones
Canonical?: No
Prevalence: Small
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Daenerys Targaryen/Jorah Mormont, also known as Jornaerys or Jorleesi, is the het pairing of Daenerys Targaryen and Jorah Mormont in Game of Thrones fandom.

Nobody in Westeros and Essos combined loves the mother of Dragons with the same intensity Ser Jorah does.[1]

Canon

Daenerys and Jorah first meet at her wedding to Khal Drogo, Jorah is an exiled westerosi knight living in Essos and Daenerys an exiled princess. Jorah travels with the Dothraki to spy on Daenerys and her brother Viserys. Over time Jorah comes to love her. After the death of her brother, husband and unborn child Jorah remains with her as she conquers Slaver's Bay. In Season 4 it is revealed that he had betrayed her in the past, and she banishes him. He returns with Tyrion Lannister, again he is turned away, but is ultimately forgiven when he helps save her life during the rebellion in the fighting pits. Jorah contracts greyscale, a disease he believes to be a death sentence, but Daenerys commands him to find a cure. Jorah seeks treatment at the Citadel, and is cured by Samwell Tarly, before returning to Daenerys' side.

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  • Modern AU: modern setting, where they know or meet other characters from the series
  • Pining: focusing on Jorah's unrequited love for Daenerys
  • Reunion: when Jorah was banished in Season 4 there were stories exploring how they could be reunited
  • Futurefic: set post-canon, usually Jorah is Daenerys' sworn knight and lover

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  • Bear and the Maiden Fair: "The Bear and the Maiden Fair" is a song in the Game of Thrones universe. Jorah and Daenerys are sometimes called the Bear and the Maiden Fair in fanworks because his House sigil is a bear and she has light colored hair

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